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The Canadian Avalanche Foundation / Fondation Canadienne des Avalanches is a federally registered charity (#86900 0349 RR0001) formed to provide a tax-deductible fundraising mechanism for the support of public avalanche safety initiatives.

The Charity was formed to:

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The Whistler Fundraiser will be Friday, November 28.  Tickets are now available by clicking the link below.

If you cannot attend, but would like to make a donation in support of the event, please click on the yellow DONATE button to the right and put a note in the comment section "in support of the Whistler Fundraiser".

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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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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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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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In Memorium: Al Hodgson

We are deeply saddened by the recent passing of Al Hodgson, former President of ABC Snow.  He was an instrumental figure in connecting Avalanche Canada with the snowmobiling community.  A fund has been set up in his memory, please see the link below to donate.

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upcoming events

TodayWednesday, October 22, 2014

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Donate to the CAF

Donations of $25 or more qualify for a tax receipt. Help the CAF continue to support public avalanche safety.