By Glenn Bonsall, Corporate Secretary (firstname.lastname@example.org) Nominations for candidates for election the board of directors are now open. The board of directors of the Canadian Ski Patrol is elected under the authority of By-law 1, Section 5.01. At this time,
By Andrew Hill, Training and Development Portfolio Lead (email@example.com) The current baseline for the CSP’s Advanced First Aid (AFA) Manual is the 2019 version incorporating change notices 1 and 2. This note provides a preview of the changes that are
By Brittany MacKinnon, National Recruitment and Retention Lead (firstname.lastname@example.org) The CSP would like to get an idea of our membership numbers for next season, 2022-23. Planning during COVID-19 is difficult as we cannot base next year on what happened last
By Eleanor Culver, National Human Resources Lead (email@example.com) As members of the Canadian Ski Patrol (CSP), we are privileged to volunteer in some of the most breathtaking parts of the country, the historical lands of Indigenous peoples. Land acknowledgement is
By A.P. Crawford, National Periodical Editor and Production Manager (firstname.lastname@example.org) The CSP is pleased to welcome Administrative Assistant Maud Van Barren to the group. Maud will be working in the national office on Riverside Drive in Ottawa and can be
By Roseann Nasser, Qu’Appelle Zone President CSP Qu’Appelle Zone in Saskatchewan Division is recognizing 30-year member Allan “Al” Tait. Every year since 1996, Al has travelled to Alberta to volunteer with the North American Cup (Nor-Am), an international ski race
By Geoff Scotton, Ski Improvement Clinic Coordinator, Mountain Division (email@example.com) More than 180 CSP members, their families and their friends wrapped up the 2022 CSP Mountain Division Ski Improvement Clinic at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort February 11, with new skiing
By Jacques Blais, Translation Portfolio Lead (firstname.lastname@example.org) We often use the terms “qualification,” “requalification,” “certification,” and “recertification” in the Canadian Ski Patrol (CSP) interchangeably, without truly knowing the difference between them. “Qualification” is when a patroller acquires the knowledge, competence
By A.P. Crawford, National Periodical Editor and Production Manager (email@example.com) In the summer of 2018, Lauren Goldrick was one of a group of three people about to start their hike for the day along the Camino de Santiago Trail from
By Mark Brown, Co-Executive Director (firstname.lastname@example.org) Financial Reporting That time of year when Zone financial information must be submitted is rapidly approaching. The required date is May 31, 2022 this year.
By Mark Brown, Co-Executive Director (email@example.com) STRATEGIC PLAN The National Strategic Plan has been posted. You may view it here. If there are any questions, please contact Mark or Jean at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
By Mark Brown, Co-Executive Director (firstname.lastname@example.org) Zone Presidents Quarterly Update February 24, 2022 20:00H to 22:00H Eastern Time The quarterly update for Zone Presidents is scheduled for the above date. Patrol leaders and other members of your Zone are welcome
By Mark Brown, Co-Executive Director (email@example.com) Membership and Qualification Date Differences With the introduction of YETI, changes to membership cards and qualification certificates were introduced, resulting in some questions. For a more detailed discussion and explanation please read more here.
By Mark Brown, Co-Executive Director (firstname.lastname@example.org) Terminology Changes With the adaptation of CSA1210-17 there is a change in terminology that you and your members should be aware of. Only instructors are ‘certified’ for a set period of time. Patrollers are
By Mark Brown, Co-Executive Director (email@example.com) Annual General Meeting September 24, 2022 1300-1500 Eastern time Our AGM will be held via electronic means on September 24, 2022. The full notice can be found here. The full notice will be sent to
By Brian Low, National Manager – Instructor Certification Program (ICP) (firstname.lastname@example.org) With the reorganization of the training and development portfolio, the Instructor Certification Program (ICP) has three new volunteer opportunities. We are currently in the process of revising and updating
By Jennifer Delaney, Ontario Division Director of Communications (email@example.com) I am sure everyone has many fond memories of your ski patrol family and of all the fun, laughs and crazy things that can happen at the hill, in the patrol
By Kerri Loudoun, Marketing and Communications Portfolio Lead (firstname.lastname@example.org) We are looking to fill the position of communications coordinator in the marketing and communications portfolio. As communications coordinator, you will be responsible to assist the portfolio leader and other portfolio
By Nancy Price-Hutley, National Recognition Committee Chair (email@example.com) The national recognition committee has two new members for this year. Linda Andrews and Jacques Blais join Wendy Herron, Dave DeWolfe, Michael Courty, Meaghan Kells and Miles Thompson. Welcome Linda and Jacques.
By A.P. Crawford, Periodical Editor and Production Manager (firstname.lastname@example.org) On a cold, sunny day in January 2021, someone on the slopes at Sugarloaf Provincial Park called EMS directly and two ambulances arrived unannounced at the patrol room. The patrollers rushed