Media advisory - Insurance Brokers and Ski Patrol To Warn Public of Skiing and Boarding Dangers

          IBAC donates 4,000 safety blankets to Canadian Ski Patrol

    OTTAWA, Jan. 30 /CNW Telbec/ -

    WHO: Danny Craig, President of the Insurance Brokers Association of
    Canada (IBAC); John Leu, President of the Canadian Ski Patrol System

    WHAT: In the wake of recent tragedies on the slopes, IBAC and CSPS want
    to warn Canadians to take precautions when skiing and riding this winter.

    WHEN: Thursday, January 31, 2008, 10AM

    WHERE: Charles Lynch Room (130-S), Centre Block, Parliament Hill

    NOTE TO MEDIA: Photo and video opportunity with ski hill backdrop
    available at Camp Fortune (Chelsea, Québec). Call to arrange time.

    The Insurance Brokers Association of Canada (IBAC) is the national voice
of home and auto insurance brokers and an advocate for insurance consumers.
IBAC represents their interests to the government of Canada. For more
information about IBAC, please visit

    The Canadian Ski Patrol System (CSPS) is a national, not-for-profit
organization that has been providing safety programs, first aid and rescue
services to over 200 ski resorts across Canada for over 65 years. CSPS
currently have more than 5,000 highly trained volunteer members whose
responsibility is to ensure that the public skis and rides safely. For more
information about CSPS, please visit

For further information:

For further information: For interviews with Danny Craig or John Leu:
Kate Van Slyck, IBAC Public Relations, (613) 233-8906, Cell: (613) 889-3846,

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