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A New Look to Start 2020

For over 50 years, the Pickering Auxiliary Rescue Association has served the local Durham Region boating community. From Pickering to Ajax to Whitby we have always answered the call, a…

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2017 Season In Review

2017 marked our 50th year providing marine search and rescue to the community, and plans were well underway for a wonderful celebration. It was going to be a very special…

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2016 Season in Review

On a brisk morning in mid-November our vessel PARU was gently lifted out of the water and placed on her cradle. With this momentous event our 2016 boating circle was…

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Evening with 424 Squadron

PARA had a special visitor on Thursday when Captain Graeme Cooke joined us from 424 Transport and Rescue squadron based out of CFB Trenton. It was a very informative evening…

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2016 Season Kick Off

Our 2016 Season kicked off with a review of the 2015 SAR taskings. It was a great opportunity to share our experiences, review the challenges and gain insight from others…

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PARA Training Day in snapd Oshawa

  PARA Training Day The Pickering Auxiliary Rescue Association (PARA) took part in an off-season training exercise at the South Oshawa Community Centre Pool in January. Survival skills are essential…

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