North Shore Rescue

A volunteer community-based search and rescue team providing a life-saving service to the public, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

24/7 - 365

Our volunteer, community-based team is always available

50+ years

One of the oldest search and rescue teams in Canada, est. 1965

~130 calls/year

Search and rescue operations are on the rise

40+ volunteers

Skilled in search and rescue operations in mountain, canyon and urban settings


    In an attempt to reduce incidents, the North Shore Rescue team places emphasis on public education. Team members volunteer their time to provide talks to schools, hiking clubs, and community groups.


    North Shore Rescue offers a variety of search and rescue services – the main ones being; mountain search and rescue; helicopter rescue; urban search and rescue; public education; and civil emergency response. There is no charge for the services of the team.


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North Shore Rescue welcomes your financial support, we depend heavily on donations from individuals, service clubs and corporations to supplement our training and equipment budgets.