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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) 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 (email@example.com) 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
By Linda Andrews, VP Training and Development (firstname.lastname@example.org) 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
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
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
Arriving for his lunch break one day at his remote work area in Val d’Or, Quebec in August 2017, Martin Plante noticed a fellow employee looking quite grey, and being slightly unaware of his surroundings. The individual began to tremble,
By Mike Palamarek, Marmot Basin Patrol Leader (email@example.com) In 1968, along with the Jasper National Park Warden Service, members of CSP Edmonton Zone began patrolling at Marmot Basin. This season marks 50 years of patrolling from November to early May.
You’re invited to join dedicated supporters who have contributed to the Canadian Ski Patrol’s mission for safer ski hills and events across Canada. Today, we’re encouraging you to consider becoming a Canadian Ski Patrol Summit Supporter. What is a Canadian
When you have a passion for something, you are always striving to improve how you do it or how you support the organization that helps you do it. That’s how I feel about the Canadian Ski Patrol. I’ve loved skiing
Recently Gatineau Zone patroller Martin Hayles’ daughter Katelyn completed a photo essay about a day in the life of a CSP patroller for her high school photography course. It’s an excellent snapshot of what we do from the moment we
By Bill Hellyer, Pacific North Division President (firstname.lastname@example.org) Most ski industry headlines relate to projects associated with international destination resorts, however there are stories that reflect the community spirit that supports smaller ski operations, such as these two from 2017
Meet the Canadian Ski Patrol’s first four-legged member! His name is Dieter. He’s a five year-old Golden Retriever who is both a validated Avalanche Rescue Dog with the Canadian Avalanche Rescue Dog Association (CARDA) and a member of the Canadian
By Greg McCormick, VP Brand and Partners (email@example.com) Join us for the CSP’s national annual gathering at Altitude 2018, taking place in beautiful Quebec City. Previously known as the CSP Leadership Conference, it will include many activities you are familiar
By Peter Spear, Life Member No. 14 (firstname.lastname@example.org) Canadian Ski Patrol members in the Calgary area and across the country are informally celebrating 50 years of providing avalanche education to patrol members and the public. It was in 1967 that