North Vancouver – North Shore Rescue will benefit from a $100,000 Community Gaming Grant from the Province.


“North Shore Rescue is a group of dedicated individuals who selflessly work to keep us safe. We are grateful for their service and are confident that the funds will be well spent.”

–          West Vancouver-Sea to Sky MLA Joan McIntyre

Additional Information:

  • North Shore Rescue is a team of approximately 40 volunteers and conducts roughly 90 search and rescue operations each year.
  • Community gaming grants allow non-profit organizations to apply for provincial gaming revenues to support direct delivery of a program that benefits the broader community.
  • In response to the Community Gaming Grant Review conducted last July, the Province reinstated funding to adult arts, culture, and sport organizations, environmental groups, and animal welfare agencies. It also increased financial support for organizations that have faced funding reductions in the past three years. This amounts to $15 million more in gaming grants than originally budgeted for 2011/12.
  • Over 6,100 community groups across B.C. have benefited from these funds so far.

For more information:

Full application information for B.C. Community Gaming Grants is available online at: