Maritime Search and Rescue

Blair Gilmore is a retired naval officer with 20 years of public service between the Canadian Coast Guard, Royal Canadian Air Force and Royal Canadian Navy. He was one of the first trained Rescue Specialists of the Coast Guard’s Dive Rescue Team located in Richmond, BC. In 2007, he rejoined the military as a pilot and later became a MARS officer. Currently, he is a research fellow for the Royal United Services Institute of NS.

Articles by this writer

August 2017  |  Magazine

Be brutally honest in identifying the goal – why are we going and what will we accomplish? If the goal is not reached, will we cut our losses and leave?

June 2017  |  Opinion

Axing the Coast Guard Dive Rescue team is one of the latest bait-and-switch funding practices of this government.