Hello, A friendly reminder that should you wish to receive the Summer 2018 edition of Rapid Media's Paddling Magazine (will be delivered in mid-June 2018) that is a perk of your Paddle Canada Instructor membership, please ensure that you have activated your 2018 Instructor membership on your Instructor account no later than Friday April 13. April 13th is the deadline Paddle Canada must provide the mailing list to Rapid Media for the Summer edition magazine. If you have already purchased your membership for ... Read More
2018 Paddle Canada Course Administration Policy Hello Paddle Canada Instructors, As we get closer to paddling season (wahooo!), we wanted to provide you with Paddle Canada's updated Course Administration Policy. Our goal in 2018 is to have courses submitted in the members database within 2 weeks of the course finishing, so that your participants receive their certifications as soon as possible. This will enhance customer service and certification release times. This is particularly important for Instructor courses. Let's make 2018 ... Read More
It is always good to know with an association like Paddle Canada that if you miss a meeting life does go on. I say this with confidence because that is what I have for the entire Board of Directors and Paddle Canada’s Executive Director - confidence. This bodes well for our future as Canada’s leading and nationally recognized recreational paddle sport organization. Although there is currently lots going on and lots on the table to deal with in the ... Read More
You are now able to renew your membership for the 2018 year if you have not already done so, which will go from January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018. Cost is $90 + tax (or $20 + tax if you are a Waterfront Instructor only). You also have the optional choice to opt-in to your Regional Member Association fee if one exists in your province. Simply login to your Paddle Canada Instructor account, click 'My Membership' and then ... Read More
Business Waivers 101 Waivers are an important risk protection mechanism that all paddlesports businesses should use in Canada. A common misconception is that “waivers aren’t worth the paper they are written on.” This is false. In Canada, a properly drafted and executed liability waiver is a full and complete defense to all liability for injury or loss against your business, including injury or loss caused by negligence. In the event you are sued, it will likely form the majority ... Read More
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