Monthly Archives: February 2014

  • For no compensation, 24/7, every day of the year, land, sea and air search and rescue volunteers put their lives at risk so that others may live. Today, during the budget speech, the federal government announced a tax credit for SAR volunteers across Canada. This tax credit will see SAR members who volunteer more than 200 […]

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  • Last Sunday afternoon NSR was called out by the North Vancouver RCMP to investigate a distress call received over a Family Radio Service (FRS) radio. A hiker, on Dog Mountain, heard a female voice repeatedly ask for help over the radio and subsequently contacted Seymour Resorts to report the call. Given the nature of the […]

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  • NSR members Jeff Yarnold, Jay Piggot and Sandra Riches teamed up with Erik Bowkett and ski patrol from Grouse for an Adventure Smart lecture to a group of foreign exchange students from an international exchange program going to school on the North Shore. Sandra did an amazing job speaking to the students about Mountain safety […]

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