Search and rescue operations

Supported by

Canadian Armed Forces

How the Canadian Armed Forces supports search and rescue operations across regions of Canada.

Services and information

About search and rescue

The role and organizational structure of the Canadian Armed Forces in national search and rescue.

Western Canada search and rescue

Victoria search and rescue region covering British Columbia and Yukon Territory.

Eastern Canada search and rescue

Halifax search and rescue region covering the Atlantic provinces, part of Quebec, and part of Baffin Island.

Central Canada search and rescue

Trenton search and rescue region covering the Prairies, Ontario, part of Quebec, Nunavut, and the Northwest Territories.

Search and rescue in the North

How the Canadian Armed Forces respond to search and rescue operations in Canada’s North.

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