Category: Equipment

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2018 – A Year in Review

2018 was a pretty amazing year for Saskatoon Search and Rescue! A record number of activations, launching Project Lifesaver Saskatoon, introducing our Province’s first civilian search dog, finding an indoor home for our trailers and equipment, graduating 18 new searchers . . . these are just a few of the highlights you’ll find in our year in review. Enjoy!

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RFP Truck and Service Body

Saskatoon Search and Rescue has issued a Request For Proposal (RFP) for a truck and service body. We welcome and encourage proponents to submit their proposals by the closing date of May 14, 2018 at 6:00 PM CST. Other important dates to note: advise us of your intention to submit a proposal by 6:00 PM CST April 23, 2018; deadline for questions is 6:00 PM CST May 4, 2018. A copy of the RFP can be found here: Request for Proposals SSAR-18-01-2 If you would prefer a copy of the RFP in Word format, please email us at saskatoonsearchandrescue@gmail.com      

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Search is an Emergency

Written by Dale Liebrecht, SSAR Training Director  With every moment that elapses, a search area gets exponentially larger. Our subject may be in distress and the minutes that expire are crucial to the mission. Saskatoon Search And Rescue has enormous technical capacity, but it is deployed at the expense of time. Our team will quickly and carefully decide which technical and non-technical assets to deploy. Once the decision is made, we respond safely with both speed and accuracy. Our last training days have focused on improving the process of setting up our command post and logistics/communications trailer. We made significant improvements...