Monthly Archives: May 2012

  • NSR’s team leader, Tim Jones, is being given an honourary degree today from Capilano University. This degree recognizes his contribution to the community in his years of service with NSR and BC Ambulance. The Cap U press release is available here: http://capunewsroom.wordpress.com/2012/05/28/three-honorary-doctorate-degrees-conferred-at-capilano-university-2/ CBC Article: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/story/2012/05/28/bc-tim-jones-degree.html?cmp=rss

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  • Submitted by: Tim Jones On behalf of the Executive of North Shore Rescue Team Society, I would like to respectfully state that the basing of the full time Fast Response Vessel at the Kitsilano Coast Guard Base continue. This vessel plays a vital role in not only marine search and rescue in and outside Vancouver […]

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  • On Saturday May 19th NSR HETS members drove out to Hope to re-certify with Valley Helicopters on Class D Heli Ops (HETS, or HFRS). Brad (the pilot) reviewed the nuances of the 407 chopper, including stretcher loading, operating guidelines, capacity etc. NSR HETS members then rigged the chopper for the long-line exercise and did 3 […]

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  •   A 42 year old hiker who was part of a large hiking group became separated from them in monsoon type rain conditions and pea soup fog while coming back along the Dog Mtn Trail on Mt Seymour.   The hiker was eventually found by a NSR field team but the group was spread out all over […]

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  • The Knee Knacker race which takes place July 14th on the North Shore is raising funds for North Shore Rescue. The Knee Knacker is a trail run/race that begins in Horseshoe Bay and ends in Deep Cove. It is an extremely challenging course and hats-off to all participants. Racers can now set-up a donation page […]

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