Merv Unger

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Marine exercise tests disaster readiness for search and rescue

By Merv Unger “A floatplane with 10 people on board has crashed in Nanaimo harbour. There may be survivors.” That was the scenario for a mock search and rescue exercise on Saturday. The radio chatter is intense as search and rescue operations spring into action – the Canadian Coast Guard, the Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre, …

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Rescue exercise in Nanaimo Harbour March 24

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Introducing Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue Nanaimo Station 27

Orientation for search and rescue operations By MERV UNGER When you live by the ocean, emergencies are inevitable – an active search and rescue system is indispensible. Being ready 365 days a year involves a lot of ongoing, regular and challenging training. Last week, I spent an evening on a Royal Canadian Marine Search and …

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Nanaimo Station 27 front and centre at canoe and kayak event

Royal Canadian Maritime Search and Resue Nanaimo Station 27 provided support and safety during the canoe and kayak event over the March 10-11 weekend. Member Jerry Berry provided these photos.

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