December 2008

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Latest Version of the Instructor's Manual is now Available Posted on Dec 19th, 2008

The latest version of CANSI’s Instructor manual is now available in the Members Area.

The biggest news is that the new version is available in English (in the Members Area) and in French (in the French version of the Members Area - Zone Membres).

This project was headed by Tiffany Edwardsen from Pacific region, and formally handed over to the Technical Committee on December 6, 2008.

Special thanks to Guy Lavoie from Quebec Region for fixing up the French version.

Results from CANSI National AGM Posted on Dec 19th, 2008

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The CANSI National AGM was held at Le Chamois Hotel in the boardroom at 4557 Blackcomb Way, in Whistler, BC. Henry Madsen chaired the meeting that was attended by 25 members. Prior to the meeting appetizers, gourmet pizzas, and refreshments were served.

There was good discussion on motions that were published prior to the AGM, and also motions that were received at the AGM. See the minutes on the 2007-2008 AGM page.

CANSI National Board 2008-2009

  • President - Garry Almond, Ontario
  • First Vice President - Henry Madsen, Mountain
  • Second Vice President (Secretary/Treasurer) - Chris Lough, Mountain

Volunteer Instructors Needed at Mont-Comi Téléfestival Posted on Dec 13th, 2008

The 26th Edition of the Mont-Comi (Quebec) telemark festival is again looking for volunteer Instructors for its clinics. The telefestival will be held from February 13 - 15, 2008. For more information and to register, contact Pascal Soucy.

Note that you must be able to speak French since over 80% of the participants are francophone.

Mont-Comi’s web site:

Ontario Course Registration and Cancellation policies Posted on Dec 2nd, 2008

Ontario course registration and cancellation policies are similar over the past several seasons. Here is a reminder what they are for this winter and beyond.