The HRFE are preparing for 21 new recruits to join their ranks

The HRFE are preparing for 21 new recruits to join their ranks A recent course is drawing to an end as recruits put all they’ve learned into a complete training exercise, combining search and rescue with fire control, fire and smoke theory, first-aid and more, all learned over the last several months, into full action. […]

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The Nova Scotia SPCA is offering a free five-week Resilience Support Group to any veterinary team member or animal shelter worker living in Canada

**** NS SPCA Release Helping pets can be extremely rewarding but also emotionally taxing.  Animal lovers enter this field because they adore pets and want to help. But the work is never done, and we can’t always win. To help, the Nova Scotia SPCA is offering a free five-week Resilience Support Group to any veterinary […]

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Halifax Search and Rescue Dog Jet Hangs up his Search Harness

**** Info via Halifax SAR Halifax Search and Rescue Dog Jet Hangs up his Search Harness For over 11 years a highly energetic black Labrador Retriever known to his friends as “Jet” was a common sight at Halifax Search and Rescue missing person and evidence searches. Search and Rescue dogs in Nova Scotia are required […]

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Province Marks 30th Anniversary of Westray Mine Disaster

**** CNS Media Release Province Marks 30th Anniversary of Westray Mine Disaster ——————————————————– Three decades have passed since an explosion at a mine in Plymouth, Pictou County, killed 26 workers. Today, May 9, Nova Scotians will gather to mark the 30th anniversary of the Westray disaster. “Nova Scotians will never forget that day when those […]

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This week has been another tough one for members of Halifax Search and Rescue

Information via Halifax SAR. We are sorry for the loss This week has been another tough one for members of Halifax Search and Rescue. We’ve lost a close friend, a great human, and an exceptional #GSAR volunteer, Kevin Burnett. Kevin joined the team after moving into a house close to one of our long-time members. […]

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