Public Education'S ARCHIVE

  • Date: Saturday May 27, 2017 Place: Mount Seymour (North Shore Rescue SAR Station) Time: 11:00 AM TB Vets, a key ongoing supporter of NSR’s lifesaving capabilities, has been instrumental in permitting us to purchase the Zoll Autopulse, Zoll X Series Defribillator (and Monitor), and the Oxylater ventilating device. This technology permits our medical team to initiate […]

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  • It’s that time of year when various social media influencers, outdoor blogs, and other websites start to share spectacular pictures of remote waterfalls, rocky vistas overlooking the ocean, and mountain top sunsets snapped on our very own North Shore mountains. The enticement is strong to visit these amazing places, to re-create these spectacular pictures for […]

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  • We often get people commenting – “Oh rescuing another #$^&* out of bounds?”  Only 3% of our calls are actually “out-of-bounds” skiers or snowboarders, the rest are using the backcountry responsibly, but just make a mistake or get injured. So what’s the difference?   Out-of-Bounds No trip planning – planned to ski at the ski hill […]

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  • It has recently come to our attention that members of the public have received telephone calls aggressively requesting donations. This issue has arisen from time to time over the years. For those who have received these calls, they are not coming from, nor made on behalf of, North Shore Rescue. North Shore Rescue does not, […]

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  • Imagine an antelope in the Serengeti heading to the watering hole to get some water. At first this antelope is fairly cautious as it knows, there could be dangerous animals around. However, after visiting a few times the antelope has no issues and thinks that this is a safe spot to drink water. Unfortunately we […]

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