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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.  If you have reserved tickets, please call 403-678-1235 to purchase.

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.

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MSR Tuque Sales for Avalanche Canada

Thank you to MSR for their generous donation to Avalanche Canada -- the sale of tuques raised over $750 for avalanche safety!  Thanks to everyone who purchased a tuque!!

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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

TodaySunday, February 26, 2017

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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.