Carleton Rescue Equipment Ltd. began its days as a division of Carleton Cycle & Outdoor Recreational Equipment Ltd. First established in 1937, we are a family business with deep roots in the Outdoor retailing business.
The family and company’s spirit of innovation and its commitment to providing the highest quality of service, technical information, and proven products has made us a leader in the safety and rescue industry for over 85 years.
We are now known as Ikamotsiipi Carleton Rescue. In the Blackfoot language, Ikamotsiipi means “rescue” or “bring to safety.”
As a proud indigenous business, we are now members of the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business and acknowledge the ancestral lands and territories of the first-nation peoples in Canada.
A volunteer community-based search and rescue team providing a life-saving service to the public, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Tim Jones (May 30, 1956 – January 19, 2014) was an Advanced Life Support Paramedic, Search and Rescue Technician; he was also a prominent media spokesperson and team leader for North Shore Rescue in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He made significant contributions to the field of Search and Rescue and was an outspoken advocate for wilderness safety.
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