Heavy Urban Search and Rescue

B.C. Adds To Alberta Rescue Squad

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.30.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Another 20 members of Vancouver's Heavy Urban Search and Rescue Team have been sent to Alberta to assist in the response to flooding in th...

WATCH: Vancouver's Contribution To Alberta

CBC | Posted 08.28.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A Vancouver team that specializes in disaster response has been deployed to Calgary in the aftermath of severe flooding. The Heavy Urban ...

'This Isn't A Hollywood Movie'

CP | Linda Nguyen, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.27.2012 | Canada

TORONTO - The rescue mounted in the mall collapse in Elliot Lake, Ont., went at the pace it did to ensure those trapped inside were given every chance...

Dramatic Details Of Recovery Effort

CBC | Posted 08.27.2012 | Canada

Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty has pledged to order a "thorough review" of the emergency response to a roof cave-in at Elliot Lake's Algo Centre Mall...

Tories Were Warned Cuts Would Cripple Rescue Teams

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.27.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Harper government was warned cutting federal funding would likely cripple rescue teams like the one working at a caved-in mall in the nor...