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Cape Breton 
Search & Rescue


Serving the Community and Reuniting Families Since 1969

Cape Breton Search & Rescue (CBSAR) is an emergency service provider dedicated to locating and rescuing lost persons in the Cape Breton area (and beyond). Established in November 1969, CBSAR work closely with the Emergency Management Office of Nova Scotia (EMO-NS), Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Cape Breton Regional Police Service and local agencies to provide a number of lifesaving services to our community. These services include: lost and missing person searches, police evidence searches, Project Lifesaver, lost prevention education, civil emergency response and more.
A registered charitable organization and member of the Nova Scotia Ground Search & Rescue Association (NSGSARA), CBSAR is one of four (4) teams that serve the Cape Breton area (Eastern Zone) alongside Cheticamp, Inverness and Straight Area GSAR.

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                        ...and we don't stop until we're told to.

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Train. Encourage. Support. SEARCH.

CBSAR members are a family with the goal of helping other families.  We will always have their back, and yours.  When you're in, you're us.

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