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Youngster lucky after fall on Grouse Mountain

July 23, 2013
Youngster lucky after fall on Grouse Mountain

  A six-year-old boy has been taken to hospital with cuts and bruises after falling down a 12-metre embankment along a popular hiking trail in North Vancouver. The incident took place early Monday afternoon near where the Baden-Powell Trail meets the BC Mountaineering Club Trail, close to the Grouse Grind. Fire and ambulance crews attended, rescuers [...]

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Snowboarder lost in backcountry on Cypress raises $10,000 for North Shore Search and Rescue

July 20, 2013

A snowboarder who was rescued from the backcountry of Cypress Mountain Resort has raised $ 10,000 to donate to the rescuers who saved his life. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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B.C. rescuers’ association warns hikers: ‘Your smartphone can turn stupid’

June 19, 2013

Government releases backcountry maps for mobile devices, but hikers warned technology might not be enough to get them home globeandmail – British Columbia

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Rescuers search for two men whose truck tumbled into fast-moving B.C. creek

June 10, 2013

Camping trip gone awry at Whitetail Lake near Canal Flats, B.C. globeandmail – British Columbia

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Bangladesh rescuers find woman alive after 17 days in rubble

May 10, 2013
Bangladesh rescuers find woman alive after 17 days in rubble

Rescuers in Bangladesh freed a woman buried for 17 days near a prayer room in the wreckage of a collapsed garment factory building as the death toll surpassed 1,000, and the seamstress says, “I kept hitting the wreckage with sticks and rods just to attract their attention.” CBC | British Columbia News

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