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A change in search and rescue protocol. But is it enough for Burton Winter's family?

peter mckay.jpgPeter McKay Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Burton Winters_01.jpg Yesterday, Defense Minister Peter Mackay announced a change in how the military responds to search and rescue requests. During the search for Burton Winters, the military said it couldn’t respond at first because of bad weather and maintenance problems with their aircraft. But the military wasn’t required to check in later — when those issues were resolved — to ask if a response was still needed. That responsibility fell to the community searchers. As we hear from Defence Minister Peter Mackay, that policy has now changed. and, Natalie Jacques is Burton Winter’s step mother. We have her reaction to Peter Mackay’s announcement.

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