'It's lifesaving': B.C. dispatcher encourages hikers, skiers to download new app

The What3Words application is on display at the What3Words booth during CES Unveiled at CES International, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, in Las Vegas. The mobile app and website divides the earth's surface into 3-meter squares and assigns each one a unique three word "address" to allow for a system more accurate than conventional street addresses. (AP Photo/John Locher) The What3Words application is on display at the What3Words booth during CES Unveiled at CES International, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, in Las Vegas. The mobile app and website divides the earth's surface into 3-meter squares and assigns each one a unique three word "address" to allow for a system more accurate than conventional street addresses. (AP Photo/John Locher)

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