Search and Rescue

In January 2018, Revelstoke RCMP and Search and Rescue Volunteers searched the Boulder Mountain Area for two lost snowmobilers. (File)

Calgary man dies in snowmobiling incident near Revelstoke

Boulder Mountain is a popular snowmobiling area west of the city

In January 2018, Revelstoke RCMP and Search and Rescue Volunteers searched the Boulder Mountain Area for two lost snowmobilers. (File)
AdventureSmart outreach educators Natasha Penner and Eddie Fast speak with Tofino resident Dakota Cooney at the Tofino Public Market on June 1 as part of a week’s worth of AdventureSmart educational events that included visits to schools and workshops. (Andrew Bailey / Westerly News)

Are you ready for a safe adventure

Ambassadors breaching outdoor safety around Vancouver Island

AdventureSmart outreach educators Natasha Penner and Eddie Fast speak with Tofino resident Dakota Cooney at the Tofino Public Market on June 1 as part of a week’s worth of AdventureSmart educational events that included visits to schools and workshops. (Andrew Bailey / Westerly News)
At about 6:00 p.m. on March 26, RCAF Cormorant helicopter rescued four individuals stranded on Lovekin Rock at Long Beach in the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve. Approach by boat to Lovekin was ruled too dangerous due to sea state, according to the JRCC Victoria. (Sophie L’Homme Photo)

Four stranded by surging seas on a rock off Tofino

Rescue chopper lifts a walker and three boogie boarders to safety after two hours at Long Beach

At about 6:00 p.m. on March 26, RCAF Cormorant helicopter rescued four individuals stranded on Lovekin Rock at Long Beach in the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve. Approach by boat to Lovekin was ruled too dangerous due to sea state, according to the JRCC Victoria. (Sophie L’Homme Photo)
RCM-SAR 64 responded to a Mayday call near Smith Island on March 26 with the Bravo-Geoff Gould. (RCM-SAR 64 photo)

Crews rescue fisherman pulled under water by gear off northern B.C. coast

Port authority, RCM-SAR 64 and Coast Guard vessels responded to the mayday call to save a life

RCM-SAR 64 responded to a Mayday call near Smith Island on March 26 with the Bravo-Geoff Gould. (RCM-SAR 64 photo)
The committee fact-finding mission in Newfoundland and Labrador. (The Senate of Canada photo)

Commercial fishing is Canada’s most dangerous job, report states

Senate Committee on Fisheries and Oceans gives recommendations to improve safety for fish harvesters

The committee fact-finding mission in Newfoundland and Labrador. (The Senate of Canada photo)
Stolen Search and Rescue dog harness found

Stolen Search and Rescue dog harness found

The specialized harness was stolen at the Pet-A-Palooza festival on Saturday

Stolen Search and Rescue dog harness found
Moxxii got a new harness from an anonymous donor after her original SAR harness was stolen at the Pet-A-Palooza festival. File contributed

Stolen Search and Rescue dog harness replaced by donation

Moxxii’s specialized harness was stolen at the Pet-A-Palooza festival

Moxxii got a new harness from an anonymous donor after her original SAR harness was stolen at the Pet-A-Palooza festival. File contributed
Two crew members were rescued after falling from a rescue boat on the Explorer of the Seas cruise ship. Facebook/Tim Johnston

Two people rescued after falling from lifeboat at Ogden Point

Crew members of the Explorer of the Seas cruise ship fell into the water Thursday night

Two crew members were rescued after falling from a rescue boat on the Explorer of the Seas cruise ship. Facebook/Tim Johnston
The Canadian Coast Guard has opened a new search and rescue station in Victoria’s James Bay neighbourhood. (Canadian Coast Guard/Facebook)

Canadian Coast Guard opens new search and rescue station in Victoria

The station is one of four that will help monitor the Strait of Juan de Fuca

The Canadian Coast Guard has opened a new search and rescue station in Victoria’s James Bay neighbourhood. (Canadian Coast Guard/Facebook)