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Province pledges funding to BC ground SAR

A welcome injection of funding for ground search and rescue crews across the province.

The BC Government will provide a one-off boost of $10 million.

Here’s Nelson Search And Rescue Manager Chris Armstrong

Armstrong says he is unsure exactly how much of that money will come to the Nelson branch.

He says the first step will be to develop a solid plan and to look at a needs assessment with partnering agencies to see how the funds can best impact all the 80 ground SAR crews in BC.

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