Monthly Archive: February 2014


SSAR Member Involved in Search Exercise in NWT

SSAR President Jeff Baxter recently took part in a major Search and Rescue training exercise in Yellowknife, NWT. What a great experience! The exercise was run by Arctic Response Canada Ltd. as part of the Ground Search Liaison portion of the Canadian Armed Forces Land Advanced Warfare Centre’s Arctic Operations Advisor Course (AOAC). Other organizations supporting the exercise included: Yellowknife Search and Rescue RCMP Yellowknife Municipal Enforcement Division NWT Coroner Jeff’s roles included Search Manager and Exercise Director. In addition to planning appropriate search tasks to fit the scenarios and briefing the teams, he also coordinated the actors and other...

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SSAR at Cameco Family Day Skating Party

On Monday, February 17, SSAR members provided first aid services at the Cameco Family Day Skating Party at the Meewasin skating rink. Thankfully it was a much warmer day than when we did this at the Potash Corp Skating Party in January! It was great fun and there were lots of people out and lots of activities for people to take part in. This was another great event for public exposure of SSAR and being prepared to use our first aid skills. Thanks to Rebecca Basset, Sherry Buller, Henry Eng, Chris Franko and Kent Orosz for volunteering. (For more photos from...