Canadian Ski Patrol celebrates 50 years of avalanche education

By Peter Spear, Life Member No. 14 (peakend@telus.net) Canadian Ski Patrol members in the Calgary area and across the country are informally celebrating 50 years of providing avalanche education to patrol members and the public. It was in 1967 that a (then younger) Canadian Ski Patrol Life Member No. 14 Peter Spear teamed up with
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Avalanche Awareness

By Ken Lukawy, CSP National Avalanche Programs Coordinator (ken.lukawy@skipatrol.ca) Temperatures are dropping, snow is accumulating, and keen backcountry skiers were shredding lines at places like Bow Summit in Banff National Park before the end of October. Along with getting our bodies and gear ready for the season, many of us also need to get our
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Lifesaving Award – Stéphanie Bernier (Laurentian Zone)

Stéphanie Bernier a ski patroller at the Mont Avalanche Mountain Resort in Laurentian Zone in her volunteer time. She’s also a police officer for the Cartierville neighbourhood of Montreal in her work life. This combination of CSP and police training enabled Stéphanie to be in the right place, at the right time, with the right
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