Search and Rescue

Maple Bay toddler OK after falling into family pool

Air ambulance called, 18-month-old taken to the hospital as precautionary measure

 

Military to fly old rescue planes longer as COVID-19 delays new aircraft

Planes are all around 50 years old and scheduled for retirement as maintenance requirements have grown

 

After series of rescues, Vancouver Island RCMP ask people to be prepared in the backcountry

RCMP, firefighters and search-and-rescue personnel have responded to numerous calls this week

 

B.C. search and rescue groups responded to 700 calls in first half of 2020

Province announces annual funding as part of Budget 2020

Rope rescue required after man falls into Nanaimo River

Two dozen emergency responders conduct two-hour-long technical rope rescue

Nanaimo man rescued after boat runs aground in Nanoose Bay

RCMP: Vessel crashed into breakwater then man collapsed on rocks

Nanaimo Search and Rescue wants to get started with rebuilding base

City of Nanaimo being asked to budget $1.3 million toward $2.5-million project

Search for missing hiker resumes, then suspended again

Search for Laurence Philippsen near Gold river revived after new information received

Two injured hikers airlifted from North Vancouver Island Park

Campbell River and Comox Search and Rescue hoist team rescued the injured from Cape Scott Provincial Park

Injured hiker helicoptered from Nanaimo River

Firefighters, paramedics, search and rescue involved in emergency call Sunday

Nanaimo-area man recovering in hospital with multiple injuries after helicopter rescue

Man was hiking on Mount Arrowsmith with two other men when he fell 20 metres

Search and rescue crews help locate 62-year-old Nanoose Bay mountain biker

RCMP: Man got lost on trail and did right thing by calling for assistance

Good Samaritans help three people survive tragic ATV accident at Chilliwack-area lake

Two young children died, but if not for Joy Pringle and Hannah Reinholt, it could have been worse.

Seven-year-old girl falls off cliff at East Sooke Regional Park

Search and rescue say she has minor head injury following 15-foot drop

Island Marine Search and Rescue coxswain among select group of Canadian women

Deep Bay’s Kachina Brown says the experience so far has been rewarding

B.C. man runs 100 miles on treadmill in garage to raise money for Search and Rescue

Chilliwack’s Gary Robbins is spending the weekend running 100 miles uphill while collecting donations

Vancouver Island family grateful after community mobilizes to find missing youngster

Errington girl, 5, strayed away but was found safe within hours playing with the neighbour’s chickens

75-year-old woman rescued from near-drowning in Cowichan Lake

Victim taken to hospital, but expected to recover

  • Apr 6, 2020

Be safe while using the outdoors for social distancing, B.C. search and rescue group urges

Provides list of recommendations so you can come home safe

Lost hiker rescued off Mount Becher on Vancouver Island

Crew members were tasked around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday for the hiker