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Next Event: Backcountry Workshop at MEC

Come check out this workshop at the MEC Edmonton Store - get primed up in the pre-season. Presentations from an avalanche professional on backcountry avalanche awareness and gear.

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Next Sled Show: Saskatchewan Snowmobile Show

Be sure to stop by the Avalanche Canada booth and talk to our Snowmobile Coordinator Brent Strand at the Saskatchewan Snowmobile Show at Prairieland Park, Saskatoon. Get avalanche primed for your next sled trip out to the mountains!

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"Days of My Youth" by Red Bull and MSP

The Cardel Foundation will be hosting Red Bull Media House and MSP Films’ “Days of My Youth” with all proceeds going to Avalanche Canada.  Screenings are November 14th at 8:00 p.m. and November 15th at 2:00 and 8:00 p.m. in the Cardel Theatre, 180 Quarry Park Blvd. SE, Calgary.  Tickets are $10 and include a chance to win prizes from Backcountry Access, RCR and Yamnuska Mountain Adventures. Purchase your tickets online today!

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Justin Trudeau Congratulates Avalanche Canada

The Honourable Justin Trudeau sent his best wishes to Avalanche Canada on our new name and logo in a video message. Click the link below to watch.

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Introducing Avalanche Canada

Announcement of our new name and logo was on October 2 2014 in Banff, AB. Please read the press release for more details.

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The Whistler Fundraiser will be Friday, November 28 at Dusty's at Creekside.  This premier fundraiser event features a 3 course dinner, silent auction and a special guest speaker. Tickets are now available by clicking the link below.


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HeliCat Socio-Economic Impact Research Initiative- RFP

HeliCat Canada has identified a comprehensive Socio-Economic Impact Research Initiative as a top priority. HCC would like to invite interested parties to submit proposals to perform this work. See link for details.

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Watch TEDx Talk - Risk: the Anatomy of Chance and Uncertainty

Watch this great TEDx talk presented by Grant Statham on Risk. It could help you apply these concepts to decisions involving risk in the backcountry or in other areas of your life.

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Key Safety Messages for Snowmobilers

Together with ISMA and the US Forest Service, Avalanche Canada came up with five key avalanche safety points for snowmobilers across Canada and the US. Here they are.

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Youth Avalanche Safety

Are you a youth checking out some big lines or heading into the backcountry? Get some knowledge here first.

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Educators & Parents

If you are a parent or educator we have resources for you.

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Are You Dreaming About a New Pair of Skis?

Check out Big Bend Skis "Graphics that Give" program featuring a new CAC topsheet design for your next pair of custom skis. Buy a pair of custom built skis with our beautifully designed topsheet and you will help fund our Youth Program. It's that simple.

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Sled safety

Throttle Decisions: Outreach Component from Canadian Avalanche Centre on Vimeo.