Category: PSAR (Preventative Search and Rescue)

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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...

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SSAR at Potash Corp Skating Party

On Sunday, January 26, SSAR members provided first aid services at the Potash Corp Skating Party at the Meewasin skating rink. Despite an extremely cold day (-31 with windchill) about 250 people came out for the event. It was great to see people having so much fun, laughing as they wiped out, drinking hot chocolate, eating hotdogs and warming themselves by the fire. Fortunately, only minimal services were required — a bandaid for a man who got a cut on his finger and warming of toes for a little girl. We warmed the girl’s toes between our hands, heated up...

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SSAR at Banff Mountain Film Festival

On Monday, January 13, 2014, the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour came to Saskatoon for the 21st year in a row! Over 1,500 people attended and the vast majority are people who are active in the outdoors. It was a perfect location for Saskatoon Search and Rescue to have a display to promote safe wilderness travel via the AdventureSmart program and to recruit new members. A lot of people stopped by to chat and to learn more about us and what we do. Thanks to the Alpine Club of Canada – Saskatchewan Section for hosting the event and inviting...