By Craig Taggart, National Recognition Committee Chair (email@example.com) This is another call for nominations for national recognition – formerly known as national awards. All nominations are made through the NDS. The deadline for nominations for 2020 recognition is February 15.
By Craig Taggart, National Recognition Committee Chair (firstname.lastname@example.org) As an organization, it is inevitable that current and former members pass away. In recent years, there have been various ways to recognize these individuals through social media – with no standard.
By Nancy Askin, Evaluations Coordinator (email@example.com) Presently all members of the CSP must successfully complete a series of evaluations including a series of skills (advanced first aid training record), one diagnostic evaluation, a 100-question multiple choice evaluation covering all of
By Anne Haley-Callaghan, Corporate Secretary (firstname.lastname@example.org) The Canadian Ski Patrol will hold the annual general meeting of members, as required by our bylaw and the The Canada Not-for-Profit Corporations Act, during Altitude 2020 in Calgary next June. In January, 2020,
By Geoff Scotton, Ski Improvement Clinic Coordinator, Mountain Division email@example.com Time may have run out to be part of the 2020 CSP Mountain Division Ski Improvement Clinic, held at B.C.’s Kicking Horse Mountain Resort in January and February. The event
By Jack Haley, National First Aid Competition Coordinator (firstname.lastname@example.org) It’s time to throw down the gauntlet with your fellow patrollers, to sharpen your competitive edge and fulfil your Type A personality. You proved your abilities during training, and you will
By Pam FitzGerald, Financial Oversight Committee Chair (email@example.com) (Note: the content of this article has been endorsed by the CSP Financial Oversight Committee.) Recently, two specific tax queries have come forward regarding membership in the Canadian Ski Patrol and
Devon Murphy had just finished an evening of CSP recruiting at D’Arcy McGee High School in September, 2018 in Gatineau, Quebec. As he was leaving he noticed an ambulance pulling into the parking lot at approximately the same time he
Bart Meuring was in attendance at a general meeting of the Royal Canadian Yacht Club in Toronto in late January, 2019. After one of the speakers returned to his seat near the front, Bart noticed a commotion from that area.
Dear CSP Members, Winter has arrived in Canada and many of you have already started to patrol at your home resorts. The CSP national board of directors and the national management team would like to take a moment to wish
By Nigel McCreary, Pro Deals Team Member (firstname.lastname@example.org) The 2020 Burton line has been dropping these last few weeks, with the full line-up of Step-On products going live on November 4. This year CSP members will have access to
By Jennifer Delaney, Altitude 2020 Conference Coordinator (email@example.com) We are excited to announce that the hotel for Altitude 2020 has been confirmed this week. We will be at the Delta Calgary Downtown on June 4 to 7, 2020. Watch for
By Peter Lavalley, Qu’Appelle Zone, Saskatchewan Division (Lnpet@myaccess.ca) Patroller responses to the earlier article (5/5 Blog, May 5, 2019) confirmed that communicating with people with poor English language skills or cultural differences can hamper patrollers’ abilities to provide first
In February 2018, Pascal Paquet was at a Costco in Trois Rivieres, Quebec ready to pay for his purchases when he heard a call asking for a doctor, nurse, or paramedic. Pascal identified himself as a first responder and was
By Geoff Scotton, Ski Improvement Clinic Coordinator, Mountain Division firstname.lastname@example.org Looking for the perfect winter ski holiday? A great deal with an awesome crowd on epic terrain at a world-class resort? Look no further – and don’t wait too
By Marco Romani, Chair of the Board of Directors (email@example.com) Here we are, already past mid-October and the ski season is fast approaching. This year will mark the 79th year of the Canadian Ski Patrol. I want to inform all
By Ken Lukawy, National Avalanche Program Coordinator (firstname.lastname@example.org) With the enthusiasm for winter recreation ramping up, it is time to think about being safe in the mountains. Being safe from avalanches in our winter playground applies not only to
By Craig Taggart, National Recognition Committee Chair (email@example.com) In accordance with the national recognition policy, we would like to inform you that nominations are now open for the 2019-2020 Recognition Program. We have updated the Recognition Program Guide, so
By Greg McCormick, VP Communications and Marketing (firstname.lastname@example.org) At its fall meeting, the board of directors of the Canadian Ski Patrol agreed to fund the replacement of the National Database System (NDS) based on a business case presented in
By Natalie Everitt, National eLearning Coordinator (email@example.com) Looking to use your skills as an eLearning developer? Have experience with Articulate 360/Storyline 360? The CSP online delivery team is looking to add another member to work on eLearning modules. If you