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2021- A Year in Review

The second year in a global pandemic is behind us. What will come in 2022? 2021 was another quiet year but Saskatoon Search and Rescue was busy training and maintaining our “search-ready” status. This year in review was put together by the team and looks back over our challenges and triumphs in 2021. Thank you for your interest and support of SSAR! 2021- A Year in Review

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2020 – A Year in Review

While 2020 was a quieter year for Saskatoon Search and Rescue in terms of activations, we were kept busy putting the final touches on the new truck and taking on the challenge of alternative training methods for both current members and a class of new searchers, and navigating the process of keeping our members safe during a pandemic. It’s all detailed in our year in review. Enjoy!    

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Media Release – July 27, 2020

Search and Rescue Truck Project Completed Saskatoon Search and Rescue (SSAR) is very excited to announce the completion of the SSAR Truck Project. “Having a dedicated search and rescue vehicle means that we can better serve the community and our agencies of jurisdiction when a person goes missing,” says SSAR President, Jonathan Dean. “From improved response times, expanding capabilities, to contributing to the safety of our members and all involved in an activation, the SSAR truck is an important addition to our resources.” The media are invited to join us on Tuesday, July 28 at 1:30 pm at Rotary Park, 200...

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A Tribute to SAR Moms

A couple weeks ago I got an email from Bobbi Buchanan asking what I thought of the idea of profiling SAR moms on social media in celebration of Mother’s Day. Awesome idea! (Bobbi is VP and looks after social media for SARSAV – Search and Rescue Saskatchewan Association of Volunteers.) The moms who responded to our emails gave really great answers. Some were too long for a simple post on Facebook or Twitter, but so good we wanted to share them in whole. Here’s what they had to say. Lori Johnstone Lori laughed out loud at the questions we asked....