By Maggi McLeod, Marketing and Communications Portfolio Lead (pro tem) (firstname.lastname@example.org) Kerri Loudon is stepping back from her role as the communications and marketing portfolio lead for a period of time due to some personal circumstances that will require her
By A.P. Crawford, National Periodical Editor and Production Manager (email@example.com) Paul Druitt joined the CSP in Ogopogo Zone in 1977, having developed a love of snow and sliding on it when he was just three years old. As he grew
By A.P. Crawford, National Periodical Editor and Production Manager (firstname.lastname@example.org) Eric Waddell joined the CSP in Greater Vancouver Zone in 1995, later transferring east to Central Zone in Ontario. To those who knew him, he was an institution, which was
By Meaghan Kells, Atlantic East Division President (email@example.com) and Matthew Garvin, Atlantic East Division Training Manager (firstname.lastname@example.org) Saturday, March 5, 2022, will go down in Newfoundland’s Marble Mountain history as one memorable day for over 200 guests riding the Lightning
By A.P. Crawford, National Periodical Editor and Production Manager (email@example.com) Four members of the Deans-Benham family joined the CSP in Parkland Zone, Saskatchewan Division this season and theirs is an interesting story. It all started last year when one of
By A.P. Crawford, National Periodical Editor and Production Manager (firstname.lastname@example.org) This year Doug MacLean of Nova Scotia Zone celebrated 60 years of service with the Canadian Ski Patrol, only the third person in our history to have achieved that record.
By Brittany Mackinnon, Recruitment and Retention Coordinator (email@example.com) Check out this article about the Canadian Ski Patrol featured in the most recent issue of the Canadian Association of Wilderness Medicine Periodical, highlighting the CSP’s expertise in advanced first aid and
By Stéphane Niles, Chair of the Board of Directors (firstname.lastname@example.org) As winter winds down in across the country, I hope you all had a great patrol season. While COVID-19 still presented some challenges, we all pulled together and adapted to
By Jean Rioux and Mark Brown, Co-Executive Directors (email@example.com) (firstname.lastname@example.org) The CSP national board of directors will be hosting a modernization symposium in the spring of 2023. This will be the culmination of discussions with zone presidents, the medical advisory
By Glenn Bonsall, Corporate Secretary (email@example.com) 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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) 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 (email@example.com) 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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) 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 (email@example.com) 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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) 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 (email@example.com) 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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) 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 (email@example.com) 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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) 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 email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.