Jun 20 2016

Burton pro deal in works

By Geoff Scotton, VP Brand and Partners – We are super pleased to announce that the Canadian Ski Patrol is working out the details of a formal pro deal arrangement with snowboarding giant Burton. We expect to have the details finalized over the summer…

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Jun 20 2016

Mark’s issues pro deal discount cards for CSP members; see your ZP or DP

By Geoff Scotton, VP Brand and Partners – Mark’s provided us with almost 4,500 CSP Mark’s pro deal/discount cards…

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Jun 20 2016

CSP recognizes three life members in 2016

To become a life member of the CSP, an individual must show steadfast dedication as a builder of the organization over a long period of time…

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Jun 20 2016

Up close and personal with the ocean floor

By Kathy Little, Scotia Zone Patroller – It’s no joke, you must get dirty, and you must get wet! All this while you experience the awesome scenery and fun running the 10 km route or the five km route on the ocean floor of the Bay of Fundy.

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Jun 20 2016

Recruitment and retention – a Scotia Zone success story

By Mike Huggins, Scotia Zone and Atlantic East Division Recruitment and Retention Officer – A fundamental change in thinking and processes was required. Fancy websites, automated emails, and flashy posters have their place – but we need local people who will reach out quickly to an interested person and say, “Thanks for your interest in the Canadian Ski Patrol. We would love to have you…”

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Jun 20 2016

Did you see the swag at the leadership conference?

By Michael Hewett, eStore Coordinator – The 75th anniversary items that were available at the conference are now available on the eStore in limited quantities and once they’re gone – they’re gone!

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Jun 20 2016

Patagonia and Mountain Uniform vest orders for 2016-2017

National uniform notice – Patrollers will have the opportunity to purchase the Patagonia or Mountain Uniform vests for alpine patrolling. One order of each of these vests will be made nationally for next season. The deadline will be August 12, 2016…

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Jun 20 2016

2016 CSP Leadership Conference well received

By Geoff Scotton, VP Brand and Partners – Sixty-three per cent expressed good or great overall satisfaction with the conference content, and 78 per cent had good or great satisfaction with the speakers…

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Jun 20 2016

Quebec Division’s annual meeting highlights

By Yves Bernier, Quebec Division VP Marketing – Bois Francs Zone organized this year’s very successful annual meeting of Quebec Division, celebrating 50 years of the zone and the 75th anniversary of the Canadian Ski Patrol. Many awards and trophies were presented at this gathering

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Jun 20 2016

Moving forward

By Jeffrey Reath, Chairman – Another operational year has come to a close with the highly successful leadership conference in Ottawa…

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Jun 20 2016

Nordic patrolling turns 40 years young

By Tina Crossfield, Nordic Anniversary Committee – It’s an interesting history, building on the rise of recreational skiing in Canada in the 1960s, and the lessening of the focus on ski jumping as a sport in its own right…

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Jun 20 2016

Training and development looking for help – three positions open

By Justin Lane, VP Training and Development – Are you a Nordic patroller? Are your Nordic on-snow skills great and can you instruct? Do you like to coordinate and lead? Are you interested in joining the training and development portfolio as the Nordic On-Snow Coordinator? If so, we’d like to hear from you…

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Jun 20 2016

Leadership opportunity in member and resorts portfolio

By Andrea Stacey, VP Members and Resorts – The CSP is looking for a dedicated, team player to join the members and resorts portfolio as the recruitment and retention coordinator. If you are interested in this important role, take a look at the job description…

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Jun 20 2016

The 2017 Mountain Division Ski Improvement Clinic at Kicking Horse – Jan. 29 to Feb. 3, 2017

Geoff Scotton, Mountain Division VP External – Those of us in the Canadian Ski Patrol know in our hearts that it just is never too early to start planning a ski trip…

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Jun 20 2016

Brand and Partners revs up for an active 2016-2017

By Geoff Scotton, VP Brand and Partners – The portfolio oversees or supports activities around marketing; fundraising; sponsorship; communications including our websites, social media and newsletter; our pro deals; external relations; and our annual CSP Leadership Conference. We also support the other portfolios, our chief executive officer, and the board of directors…

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Jun 20 2016

Board of directors updates

The board of directors met on March 22 and April 19, 2016, and the following topics were among those discussed…

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Jun 20 2016

National awards 2016

Here is the complete list of national awards presented at the 2016 Leadership Conference held in Ottawa…

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