Search and Rescue

UPDATE: Qualicum Beach man dies in kayaking incident

Body was found Saturday floating near Lasqueti Island

 

Military to fly old rescue planes longer as COVID-19 delays new aircraft

Planes are all around 50 years old and scheduled for retirement as maintenance requirements have grown

After series of rescues, Nanaimo RCMP ask people to be prepared in the backcountry

RCMP, firefighters and search-and-rescue personnel have responded to numerous calls this week

B.C. search and rescue groups responded to 700 calls in first half of 2020

Province announces annual funding as part of Budget 2020

Rope rescue required after man falls into Nanaimo River

Two dozen emergency responders conduct two-hour-long technical rope rescue

Nanaimo man rescued after boat runs aground in Nanoose Bay

RCMP: Vessel crashed into breakwater then man collapsed on rocks

Nanaimo Search and Rescue wants to get started with rebuilding base

City of Nanaimo being asked to budget $1.3 million toward $2.5-million project

Two injured hikers airlifted from North Vancouver Island Park

Campbell River and Comox Search and Rescue hoist team rescued the injured from Cape Scott Provincial Park

Injured hiker helicoptered from Nanaimo River

Firefighters, paramedics, search and rescue involved in emergency call Sunday

Nanaimo-area man recovering in hospital with multiple injuries after helicopter rescue

Man was hiking on Mount Arrowsmith with two other men when he fell 20 metres

Search and rescue crews help locate 62-year-old Nanoose Bay mountain biker

RCMP: Man got lost on trail and did right thing by calling for assistance

Good Samaritans help three people survive tragic ATV accident at Chilliwack-area lake

Two young children died, but if not for Joy Pringle and Hannah Reinholt, it could have been worse.

B.C. man runs 100 miles on treadmill in garage to raise money for Search and Rescue

Chilliwack’s Gary Robbins is spending the weekend running 100 miles uphill while collecting donations

75-year-old woman rescued from Cowichan Lake

Victim taken to hospital, but expected to recover

  • Apr 6, 2020

Be safe while using the outdoors for social distancing, B.C. search and rescue group urges

Provides list of recommendations so you can come home safe

Comox 442 Squadron carries out two sea rescue missions north of Vancouver Island

Submitted by Lt. Alexandra Hejduk Special to Black Press 442 Transport and…

  • Feb 27, 2020

RCMP say search for missing snowmobiler in B.C. now a recovery operation

Police say the missing man’s snowmobile was recovered

Man describes being ‘clobbered’ by mudslide up rural Hope road

Tim Helmer woke to his car spinning in the dark, with debris and water flowing over windshield