Search and rescue operations -- Canada  

Keeping Canada Safe Keeping Canada Safe, Episode 7

Royal Canadian Air Force and Coast Guard search and rescue crews undertake risky helicopter manoeuvres over the Atlantic Ocean. A Calgary firearms examiner conducts forensic tests on a sawed-off shotgun to see if it has been used in a homicide under investigation. Ottawa scientists at one of the few explosive testing facilities in the world test a compound made from ...
  • 2017
  • 00:22:17
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/07/2017

Keeping Canada Safe Keeping Canada Safe, Episode 3

A Niagara officer and his beloved K9 partner spend a night patrol literally “chasing the bad guys.” Rare access allows us to ride along on the tension-filled day of two Calgary sheriffs as they transport prisoners, including dangerous gang members, for their day in court. Coast Guard Operations in Victoria help a family in distress, while a diver from a ...
  • 2017
  • 00:22:17
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/05/2017

Doc Zone To the Rescue

The search & rescue system (SAR) in Canada is an emergency in the making. Ironically, the very system that should be ready to help us when we’re lost or injured in the great Canadian wilderness is sending out its own SOS call. Stretched to its limits by the combination of an increasing number of outdoor adventurers and shrinking budgets, the ...
  • 2014
  • 00:43:51
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/05/2014

Doc Zone Canada, Above and Beyond: Lifelines (Part 3 of 4)

Learn how the airplane has become an indispensable tool — literally a lifeline — to those living in isolation or danger. Canadian pilots, and the experts and equipment they carry, are saving lives around the world. Meet a Montreal pediatrician whose passion for flying helps her reach her many young patients in remote Northern communities. Travel with both our Disaster ...
  • 2009
  • 00:42:36
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - December 1999 Extreme Sports: Tempting Fate?

Like most News in Review stories, this analysis of the phenomenon of proliferating and increasingly dangerous “sports” is much more than what first meets the eye. This is a story about human behaviour, human needs and contemporary social values. The story asks many fundamental questions: What is the nature of sport? When is the line crossed in terms of risk ...
  • 1999
  • 00:15:04
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/1999

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