PACIFIC (BC & Yukon)



The pacific region has many courses going on this season. Check them out under "UPCOMING COURSES" and select Pacific Region.


Marie-Cat Bruno Scholarship

This scholarship supports members to take CANSI courses.

More information (pdf)


2023/24 Executive - work-in-progress

Denys Lawrence
Denys Lawrence
Chair Pacific Region
CANSI member since 2000
XC instructor Level IV
XC course conductor Level III
Telemark instructor Level III
Other ski industry certifications: CSIA, NCCP
Instructor at SilverStar Mountain Resort and Sovereign Lake, B.C.
Interski demonstration team member 2019, 2023
Ken Halcro
Ken Halcro
CANSI member since 2000
CANSI National Treasurer
Telemark Instructor Level I
CSIA Level I
XC skier since mid 70s
David McKee
David McKee
CANSI Member since 2001
XC Instructor Level I
President of the Nordic Racers Ski Club in Vancouver
Coach at Nordic Racers
Keen loppeteerStarted skiing on wooden skis
Jamie Stirling
Jamie Stirling
CANSI Member since 2003
CANSI Level 3 XC
Nordic Racers Ski Club (Holyburn - North Vancouver) Member: 1997 to present
Nordic Racers Ski Club: Past President
Canadian Sport Institute (CSI) Para Nordic Coach
National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP): Level 3
NCCP Certified Learning Facilitator
NCCP Athletes with a Disability (AWAD) Learning Facilitator
Cross Country Race Official: Level 2
2010 Olympics: Volunteer - Assistant Chief of Competition Control
2010 Paralympics: Athlete (Guide) Para Nordic
Michael Thomas
Michael Thomas
Pacific Technical Representative
CANSI member since 1999
XC Instructor Level IV
XC Course Conductor Level III
Telemark Instructor Level II
Director of the Nordic Ski School Cypress Mountain
Nordic Trails Operations Manager Cypress Mountain
Course Administrator
Alison Hart
Alison Hart
Promotions and Pacific Representative
CANSI member since the 80's
XC instructor Level III
Nordiq Canada Coach - Learn to Train (L2T)
XC Instructor at Cypress Mountain
Coach with Nordic Racers Ski Club
Christine Prescott
Christine Prescott
Yukon Representative
CANSI member since 2012
Whitehorse Cross Country Ski Club, on the Traditional Territories of the Kwalin Dün First Nation and Ta’an Kwäch’än Council
XC Instructor Level 3
Course Conductor Level 1
Nordiq Canada Coach - Learn to Train (L2T)
NCCP Cycling Coach and Professional Mountain Bike Instructor’s Alliance 

Past AGMs

Coming soon ... Minutes of past AGMs will be linked here 

FaLang translation system by Faboba
This project is funded in part by the Government of Canada
Ce projet est financé en partie par le gouvernement du Canada
An agency of the Government of Ontario
Un organisme du gouvernement de l'Ontario