2019 Fall BC-Yukon

BC Yukon Fall Division Meeting

October 2 & 3, 2019
SilverStar Mountain Resort


Register for the upcoming BC-Yukon Fall Division meeting at SilverStar Mountain Resort.  This Division meeting will be 1.5 days – a full day on Wednesday October 2 and the morning of Thursday October 3 at the Vance Creek Conference Centre in SilverStar.


Take advantage of early bird rates and register by August 16.  Please note full meeting & dinner package includes breakfast, lunch & dinner on October 2, and breakfast & lunch on October 3.  BC-Yukon meeting attendees are welcome to participate in Dinner on October 1 following the Bike Park Forum for an extra fee.  All prices include GST

  • Early Bird, Full Meeting & dinner (register by Aug 16): $230.
  • Regular Rate, Full Meeting & dinner (after Aug 16):      $250.
  • Add optional dinner on October 1:                                     $40.
  • Dinner Only (October 2):                                                      $65.

This year, the CWSAA Bike Park Forum will be held prior to the BCY Fall meeting on Tuesday October 1. For more information or to register for the Bike Park Forum CLICK HERE.

Agenda Themes

While the agenda is still being developed, some of the draft BC-Yukon Meeting topics include:

Anyone interested in contributing to the development of a specific presentation topic listed below, should contact CWSAA.

  • Legal Report/updates – Robert Kennedy
  • Electronic Waivers
  • Signage Placement Best Practices
  • Snowmobiles Employee Operations Best Practice
  • Building Safety Culture – Kira Cailes
  • WorkSafe claims trends
  • Launch of new Employee Safety Initiatives – CWSAA & go2HR
  • Accident Investigation, How to workshop
  • GM Forum

Agenda Subject to Change

  • CWSAA Report/ Industry Update – CWSAA
  • National snowsports growth initiatives – CSC
  • Climate Forecast/Report – Michael Pidwirny
  • Technical Safety BC
  • Mountain Resorts Branch
  • Forest Range Practices Act – Brad Harrison
  • Caribou (update on provincial Species at Risk and herd management plans) – Ross Cloutier

Agenda Subject to Change


Snowbird Lodge

Adjacent to the Vance Creek Conference Centre.

  • Studios from $99
  • One bedroom suite from $134 (all king and queen size hide bed)
  • Two bedroom suites from $169

Website:  http://www.skisilverstar.com/lodging-packages/accommodations/snowbird-lodge 

Group Booking cutoff date:  September 29, 2019

Book by calling:  1.800.663.4431 and reference the CWSAA Conference

Vance Creek Hotel & Conference Centre at SilverStar Mountain Resort booking info:

  • Vance Creek Hotel – One Bedroom Suite                                                  $ 99.00
  • Vance Creek Hotel – Standard rooms with 2 queens or 1 King             $99.00 (very limited quantity)
  • Vance Creek Hotel – Monashee suite, King bed & pullout                    $150.00 (very limited quantity)
  • Chilcoot Lodge – Standard Room                                                                $  99.00
  • Chilcoot Lodge – One Bedroom Suite                                                         $ 134.00
  • Chilcoot Lodge – 1 bedroom suite with King bed                                     $158.00 (very limited quantity)

Website: https://www.vancecreekhotel.com/

Group Booking cutoff date: August 31, 2019

Book by calling: 250-549-5191 and reference the CWSAA Conference