The Canadian Ski Patrol’s success is made possible through the hard work and dedication of volunteers across the country. From coast to coast, our volunteers are positively impacting their communities year-round, at local snow resorts and off-hill events. We want
In April, 2010, Robert Birkett and his family were en route from Calgary to Toronto by air. Two hours before landing, there was a call on the public address system looking for emergency medical assistance to help with a passenger
In June, 2017, Pierre Leclair was outside a local cafe in Orangeville, Ontario. Seeing a number of patrons quickly leaving the establishment and thinking it unusual, he entered and found a man who had collapsed at the back of the
By Corbee Dutchburn, CSP (Central Zone) M-ERU Co-Patrol Leader (firstname.lastname@example.org) In 2016, Central Zone patrollers Corbee Dutchburn and Blair Wallhouse brought together two personal passions: CSP advanced first aid (AFA) and motorcycle emergency response. This effort has grown into
Commuting to and from work is normally a routine event, however, on October 12, 2016, it was anything but routine for Jean Côté. While on his train to work, Jean heard a call for a doctor or first aid assistance.
By: Greg McCormick, VP Brand and Partners (email@example.com) The Canadian Ski Patrol is honoured to announce that Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette has confirmed her viceregal patronage. The Canadian Ski Patrol has enjoyed excellent relations with Rideau
By Heidi Schedler, Chair, National Human Resources Committee (firstname.lastname@example.org) Earlier this year the CSP board approved a new and updated mutual respect policy. WAIT! Please keep reading … Listen, I get it – right now you are dreaming of
October 18, 2018 The Board of Directors of the Canadian Ski Patrol would like to welcome Bruce Robinson to the CSP family as our new President and CEO. Bruce is a Chartered Professional Accountant with a Certified Management Accountant legacy
By Linda Andrews, VP Training and Development (email@example.com) The CSP 2019 combined national on-snow work shop will be held February 8 to 10. If you are an on-snow instructor or instructor trainer you should talk to your division and
By Jenn Normore, CSP Red Deer Zone President (firstname.lastname@example.org) Looking for an adventure that puts your patrol skills to work and helps support Canadian youth and amateur sport? In February and March 2019, Red Deer, Alberta will host the
On April 24, 2017, Robert Paige received a call at his home asking if he knew how to use the AED which he had donated to his local gym. The caller stated that a male was unconscious on the floor
Recently a group of east coast CSP life members got together. As reported by Bill Powell, Life Member No. 54, the meeting went something like this: “Let’s see we now; we talked about knee replacements and orthopaedics in general.
By Sheila Reesor, National Blanket Program Director (email@example.com) To all zone presidents: This season’s supply of purple blankets is on the way. Everything will have been shipped across the country to each zone president by the end of September.
By Geoff Scotton, Mountain Division Ski Improvement Clinic Coordinator (firstname.lastname@example.org) The closing days of summer actually saw snow in some parts of the country, but across Canada it’s inescapable that winter is coming, with a new opportunity for epic
October 7, 2018 The board of directors of the Canadian Ski Patrol wishes to formally announce the departure of Colin Saravanamuttoo as the organization’s president and chief executive officer. Colin joined the Canadian Ski Patrol in May 2012 as the
By Linda Andrews, VP Training and Development (email@example.com) The Alternative Analysis Group was tasked with investigating options to ensure the long-term sustainability of CSP first aid training resources. The diverse group is made up of thirteen members representing all
By Colin Saravanamuttoo, President and CEO (firstname.lastname@example.org) We are happy to announce the appointment of Linda Andrews, effective immediately, as VP training and development. Linda was selected through a formal interview process involving two former board members and myself.
By Colin Saravanamuttoo, President and CEO (email@example.com) I’m happy to share the attached report from the 21st FIPS Congress (Féderation internationale des patrouilleurs du ski) in Sochi, Russia. I was proud to represent the Canadian Ski Patrol at this
By A.P. Crawford, CSP Periodical Editor and Production Manager (5×firstname.lastname@example.org) Bob started out life in Missouri and skied from almost the beginning. He recalled his first ‘skis’ as being barrel staves bound to his feet with old inner tube
Being faced with a life-threatening medical situation with a stranger is one thing. It is entirely different when the person facing the medical situation is a relative – and even more challenging when the patient is a parent. While sitting