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Reflections on SARscene Conference – PEI

Written by Tracy VanBrabant In October, both Diane and I had the pleasure of attending SARscene 2015 in Charlottetown, PEI. It is an annual event that brings together groups from coast to coast, to educate, train, and share ideas. It was an eye opening experience to see how many different organizations there are involved in Search and Rescue. While I’m used to working as a GSAR (Ground Search and Rescue) volunteer, it was fascinating to see other groups like CASARA (Civil Air Search and Rescue Association), K9-SAR, Canadian Forces, Canada Coast Guard, RCMP, Parks Canada, police officers, firefighters, and many...

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Fundraising Barbecue and AdventureSmart Presentations

On Sunday, May 3 Saskatoon Search and Rescue will be hosting a fundraising barbecue and AdventureSmart presentations and display at Cabela’s, 1714 Preston Ave N, Saskatoon. This event will be the main kick-off to the 31 Days of SSAR campaign and will promote our involvement in National Emergency Preparedness Week and Provincial Missing Persons Week. Join us for lunch from 11 am – 2 pm and take in the display and presentations. There will be child-appropriate fun and games so bring the whole family! 11 am – Hug-a-Tree and Survive Presentation 12 pm – Survive Outside Presentation 1 pm – Hug-a-Tree...