Both Nanaimo marine rescue units responded at 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 26, to a flare reported over Nanaimo Harbour west of Protection Island. Both boats responded and searched for two hours until stood down by the Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre (JRCC when nothing was found.
Though no evidence was found, it is possible that early Canada Day partiers may have set off the flare Everyone is reminded that flares are not fireworks, they abe to be used only in actual emergencies.
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Mladen Zuvich, right, was presented with the John Croutch Award for exemplary service by Station Leader Michel Morin at the May station meeting.
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The 2018 Kids Don’t Float program of Nanaimo Marine Rescue was launched on Saturday with sponsors on hand to hang the first loaner personal floatation devises (PFDs).From left, Rod Grounds,Harbour Master of Port of Nanaimo, Ian MacPherson, Boating BC, the Rescue Bear, Debby Thomson RCMSAR 27 and Dawne and Sophia Negrin, representing the Marcus Negrin Memorial Fund.
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