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 Your contributions help support our volunteer training and our keep our equipment in excellent condition. Donations are also used for prevention programs that save lives on the water before a rescue is needed.

RCMSAR Volunteers Honoured at Annual Awards Ceremony 2023

RCMSAR Volunteers Honoured at Annual Awards Ceremony 2023

Honouring the outstanding service of the organization’s volunteers and stations as recognized by their peers, the RCMSAR Board of Directors, and the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre. The annual Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue Volunteer Awards takes place...

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Safe Boating Awareness Week 2023

Safe Boating Awareness Week 2023

RCMSAR & WESTERN GROUP PARTNER TO PROMOTE CHILDREN’S SAFETY ON THE WATER AHEAD OF THE BOATING SEASON & SAFE BOATING AWARENESS WEEK For release on May 18, 2023 – Safe Boating Awareness Week takes place from May 20 to May 26, 2023   Ahead of Safe Boating...

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RCMSAR Recruiting for Manager, Training and Development

RCMSAR Recruiting for Manager, Training and Development

Manager of Training and Development   RCMSAR seeks a dynamic, driven individual to take on the role of Manager, Training and Development. The position that reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer is responsible for assessing the ongoing training and...

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RCMSAR Volunteers Honoured at Annual Awards Ceremony 2022

RCMSAR Volunteers Honoured at Annual Awards Ceremony 2022

For release on September 17, 2022 – The annual RCMSAR Volunteer Awards takes place Saturday honouring the outstanding service of the organization’s volunteers and stations as recognized by their peers, the organization’s Board of Directors and the Joint Rescue...

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Kelly’s Rescue Story: Collaborative Rescue on the Juan de Fuca Trail

Kelly’s Rescue Story: Collaborative Rescue on the Juan de Fuca Trail

“On the Juan de Fuca Marine Trail, we were just trudging along in the mud and trying to be careful, watching every step. We even started singing a song about being in the mud because there was just so much,” said Kelly as she set the scene. “At one point, we stopped on a bridge, and right after I stepped off it, I felt my ankle snap and fell onto my back. I couldn’t stand up.”

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Safe Boating Awareness Week 2022

Safe Boating Awareness Week 2022

For Immediate Release May 20, 2022 – North American Safe Boating Awareness Week takes place from May 21 to May 27, 2022. Safe Boating Awareness Week promotes safe and responsible boating practices in all communities across Canada. This awareness campaign is managed by...

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Interested in becoming a volunteer? We would love to hear from you.
Contact your local RCMSAR Rescue Station for more information.