By Jacques Blais, Translation Portfolio Leader (firstname.lastname@example.org) The translation portfolio is moving in a new direction, taking a new approach. The time has come to leave behind the practice of producing all texts in English and then having them translated.
By Kerri Loudoun, Communications and Marketing Portfolio Leader Want the new Helly Hansen uniform this year? It might not look like winter outside, but it’s time to start thinking about ordering your new Helly Hansen uniform for this patrol season.
By Geoff Scotton, Ski Improvement Clinic Coordinator, Mountain Division (email@example.com) Spaces are still available in the January (Week 1) and late-February (Week 3) editions of the 2024 CSP Mountain Division Ski Improvement Clinic after very strong registrations through the summer.
By: A.P. Crawford, National Publication Editor and Production Manager (firstname.lastname@example.org) On July 22, 2022, Karine Bourgoin and Catherine Dussault put their CSP training to work and saved a life. Quebec Zone patrollers offer first aid services at the Patro Roc-Amadour
By Geoff Scotton, Ski Improvement Clinic Coordinator, Mountain Division (email@example.com) Building on our sell-out success last year, the 2024 CSP Mountain Division Ski Improvement Clinic offers three clinic weeks from late January through early March, all at the amazing Kicking
By Garry Roth and Ian Hamilton, Powâkan Zone (firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com) A newly-named zone in the CSP Mountain Division, Powâkan Zone, reflects the area’s Indigenous traditions and the guardian role of patrollers. Over the past few years, the former Peace Zone,
By Mark Brown, Co-Executive Director (firstname.lastname@example.org) It wasn’t a typical national level ski patrol meeting. No long PowerPoint presentations acting as sleep aids, no tablets were brought down from the mountain. No straight rows of chairs, just piles of chairs.
By Tim Manery, Financial Oversight Committee Member (email@example.com) To meet the reporting needs of our auditors and the Canada Revenue Agency the CSP is required to report all of its financial information from coast to coast. Historically, this reporting took
By: A.P. Crawford, National Publication Editor and Production Manager (firstname.lastname@example.org) When individuals volunteer with the Canadian Ski Patrol, they are also providing dedicated service within their respective communities. Recently we covered the stories of some CSP members who received recognition
By: A.P. Crawford, National Publication Editor and Production Manager (email@example.com) Members of the CSP have always been involved in lifesaving rescues and in 1966 Mark Labow donated the Issie Wachman Memorial Life Saving Award in consultation with Issie’s sons who
By Nick Cartwright (LM No. 25), Gatineau Zone VP Special Events (firstname.lastname@example.org) Gatineau Zone’s current program has been built up over the last 10 to 15 years. We now average about 100 events per year with just under half of
By: Shoana Beveridge, Greater Vancouver Zone Board Chair, (email@example.com) It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dr. Michael “Doc” Swangard. Dr. Swangard was a highly respected and influential figure in the Canadian Ski Patrol and a
By Jacques Blais, Portfolio Lead, Translation (firstname.lastname@example.org) On January 27 and 28 Val Saint-Côme, in Lanaudière Zone in Quebec held an FIS Moguls World Cup on the most brightly lit mogul run in the world. All the top women and
By Nancy Price-Hutley, National Recognition Committee Chair (email@example.com) As many of you are aware, in the March issue of 5/5 I wrote about the new awards submission application. Since then correspondence was sent to zone and division presidents about an
By Kerri Loudoun, Communications and Marketing Portfolio Leader (firstname.lastname@example.org) There have been several reports from members that some of the recent Helly Hansen uniform pieces have some challenges – specifically, the zippers. CSP national will help to rectify Over the
By Hélène Fortier, EDI Committee Member (email@example.com) The equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) committee has been active all winter, meeting monthly, and this article serves as an update on the items committee is currently working on. First, thank you for
By Stephanie MacLean-Stirling, New Patroller at Ski Martock, Scotia Zone, Atlantic East Division (firstname.lastname@example.org) Where are my newbie patrollers? Ah! There you are. With that wide-eyed look of a new patroller. If you’re reading this give yourself a hug and
By Felix Tang, Mount St. Louis-Moonstone Assistant Patrol Leader (email@example.com) In March 2023 the Beaver Valley Ski Club hosted the CSP Central Zone races, following a pandemic hiatus. There were races of four-person teams either skiing or boarding, individual races
By Greg Dell’Agnese, Kawartha Zone Director of 365 Events (firstname.lastname@example.org) In late February Caledon Ski Club Patrol Leader Blair Wallhouse called out to members on the CSP M-ERU (Canadian Ski Patrol Motorcycle Emergency Response Unit) to help his patrol provide
By Elizabeth Oldfield, Communications and Marketing Portfolio Member (5×email@example.com) Timothy Wallace is a 34-year veteran of the CSP, currently patrolling at Mount Norquay as a member of Calgary Zone. He has been and continues to be involved in the training