Sahtu Search and Rescue

Safety on All Frequencies in Canada's Extreme Climates

Sahtu Search and Rescue volunteers are ‘immensely dedicated’ to remote northern communities

It started as a tragic story in the Sahtu region of the Northwest Territories.

But it led directly to an organized effort—to prevent such an incident from ever happening again.

In 2014, the community of Norman Wells was forced to come to grips with the loss of a young man named Richard St. Germain, who had lost his life after a canoe accident on the Mackenzie river near the town.

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