Lifesaving Award – Carey Rowntree (Southern Alberta Zone)

December 9, 2016 at a Lethbridge school was truly one for the books for patroller Carey Rowntree and two colleagues who worked as a team to save the life of one of their students. Teacher Nevin Morrison and a group of students were crossing an athletic field for their physical education class at their community
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CSP Lifesaving Award – Michelle Ingall (Greater Vancouver Zone)

On December 12, 2016, Michelle Ingall was on holiday in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, about as far from the ski slopes as one can get both in terms of geography and state of mind. However, Michelle and her CSP training made a critical lifesaving difference that day. Michelle was among a group of onlookers when
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Support the Canadian Ski Patrol with every purchase of first aid supplies

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Lifesaving Award – Alexandre Desemery

Enjoying an otherwise normal family day with his wife and 13-month-old daughter in December 2016, peace was sent into chaos due to a choking incident. Although under the watchful eye of Alexandre Desemery, his daughter was a little too eager while eating her snacks (children have a tendency to put too much food in their
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Lifesaving Award – Christopher Blair, Corbee Dutchburn, Jessica Lemmon, Al McInnis, Ana Mera, Alex Perrot, Doug (Ralph Douglas) Robertson, Dave Shelley, Colin Storey, Blair Wallhouse

Several members of the Canadian Ski Patrol in Central Zone also volunteer their time with the EMS White Knights, a paramedic and medical-based motorcycle association, in addition to CSP four seasons events. In 2016, coordinated by Al McInnis, they were working at the Ride to Conquer Cancer. The 2016 ride covered more than 200 km
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From the CSP board chair

By Anne Haley-Callaghan, Chair (ahaleycallaghan@skipatrol.ca) Greetings fellow CSP members. Changes within the organization keep moving forward and we made CSP history at the 2017 CSP National Leadership Conference with our first on-snow event and the election of our first female board chair. This year will continue to be one of change; our objective must be
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Two life memberships awarded in 2017

Linda Andrews – Life Member No. 66 For Linda Andrews, no job is too big or too small. She continually dedicates her free time to CSP-related activities: helping with on-snow certification of patrollers and instructing and coaching during new candidate courses along with being a key contributor to both her own zone’s instructor certification program.
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Canadian Ski Patrol Leadership Conference

March 31 to April 2, 2017 at Big White | Kelowna, B.C. This week, Canadian Ski Patrol members and partners will gather at Big White Ski Resort in Kelowna, B.C. for our annual Leadership conference. From March 30 until April 2, ski patrollers will take part in development sessions with a focus on leadership and
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The gift that keeps on giving: the CSP Endowment Fund

By Riley Wilcox, Endowment Fund Advisory Committee Member (rwilcox98@gmail.com) Professional. Passionate. Proud. Three words that speak to the core of the Canadian Ski Patrol. We share a passion for serving others and have continued this legacy for the past 75 years. In 2017, we now have a new gift-giving option designed to keep the CSP
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Outstanding Executive Award 2016

If you stop and think for a moment about what it takes to plan, organize and orchestrate a national conference you will only begin to understand how much work over a long period of time this year’s outstanding executive award recipient Kathy Little has done. Excelling in one of the most challenging positions within the
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Pre-conference CISM course offered at the CSP Leadership Conference 2017

By Kathy Little, CSP Leadership Conference Coordinator (kathy.little@skipatrol.ca) There are a few spots left for the critical incident stress management course (CISM) Assisting Individuals in Crisis course on March 29 and 30, 2017. The course will be facilitated by CSP member Brian Bennett and will be held at Big White Ski Resort, Kelowna, British Columbia
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Canadian Ski Patrol leads Guinness World Record attempt for most people making snow angels

Attempt will take place across Canada on Canadian Ski Patrol Day, February 4 Ottawa, January 30, 2017 – On February 4, the skiing and snowboarding community across Canada – led by the Canadian Ski Patrol – will attempt to break the Guinness World Record for making the most snow angels at the same time in multiple
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