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Over the years with Brandon Regional Search and Rescue I have learned new skills and confidence in using them. I have learned to be accountable for myself, so I may serve, so others may live. Some of you may expect these qualities in a qualified search and rescue team. What you may not expect is that Brandon Regional Search and Rescue is more than a group of qualified GSAR volunteers, we are… Read More

Recently, Brandon Regional Search and Rescue hosted and Open House event to demonstrate types of activities we perform as a team. If you missed out on the Open House there are other opportunities to learn how to become a volunteer. Click on the Contact page to find out where we will be in the community next! The Open House Feature was BRSARA member Leon and his K-9 partner Luke performing K-9 demonstrations…. Read More

We look forward to seeing you there! To contact us for more information click on the image or poster links provided, or use the Contact link on this website. BRSARA poster april 6 2019 – v2.0

Outdoor Trip Planning? There’s an App for That! The Search and Rescue Volunteer Association of Canada (SARVAC) launches signature AdventureSmart Trip Plan app to aid outdoor recreationalists to “Get informed and go outdoors”. Canadians love the outdoors. According to Statistics Canada, nearly 7 in 10 Canadians participate in outdoor or wilderness activities every year, with hiking and backpacking being the most popular activity[1]. While this love of the outdoors plays a critical… Read More

There is a special prayer in the hearts of Brandon Regional Search and Rescue for those who remain missing, and this is especially true for Amber McFarland and the 10 year anniversary of her disappearance. In particular, this case was the spark that began the movement to create a dedicated GSAR team in Brandon to support communities and loved ones of those who are missing within our region. The search that followed to… Read More

Local cartoonist and community advocate Curt Shoultz creates a compelling story through his comic pages, Brandoon Heroish published in Saturday’s edition of the Brandon Sun, about four teenagers on the graduation committee of their high school searching for ways to convey the true nature of heroism for graduation day.  While exploring various “heroic” occupations in the community, we suddenly come across these teens assisting local authorities along with a search and rescue… Read More