It takes a village to raise the bar.


Join us October 21-22 for our Fall Meeting and AGM in beautiful Victoria, BC, where we will gather as a community to discuss common issues and challenges, learn from our collective shared experiences, and continue setting a clear and sustainable path to the future of our dynamic industry.



Hotel Grand Pacific

Reservations: 1-800-663-7550

Group Name: HeliCat Canada Association 

Group Code: OCT19HELICAT

YYJ Airport Shuttle provides a shuttle service between the airport and the Hotel Grand Pacific.

**Reservations should be made by September 20th to guarantee availability and discounted prices.


Monday, October 21 (2019)

Hotel Grand Pacific (Victoria, BC)

For Helicat Canada Members

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Annual General Meeting

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Insurance and Legal Update - Robert Kennedy

3:00pm - 3:30pm
Coffee Break

3:30pm - 3:50pm
Update on Recent Alaska Helicopter Skiing Case Judgment - Bob Sayer

3:50pm - 4:50pm
Fatigue Research - Jason Kumagai
Special Project Presentations

4:50pm - 5:30pm
Stakeholder Update

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Dinner with Keynote Presentation

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Full Member Only Meeting


Tuesday, October 22 (2019)

Hotel Grand Pacific (Victoria, BC)

Open Session: Non-Members Welcome

8:30 am - 9:00am

9:00am - 10:30am
United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP)
Implementation, Indigenous Relations, Reconciliation, and Strategy - MIRR ADM, Trish Balcaen
Tactics for the Helicat Sector - South Region Chief Negotiator, Alexandra Banford

10:30am - 11:00am
Coffee Break

11:00am - 11:30am
Wildlife Update

11:30am - 12:00pm
Adventure Tourism

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Lunch & Keynote Presentation by Dr. Michael Pidwirny
The Future of Skiing in British Columbia: Climate Change Computer Model Forecasts for the Year 2100

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Panel: AT Policy, Government Structure & Legislative Change to support the AT Industry

2:00pm - 2:30pm
HR Summit

2:30pm - 3:00pm
Coffee Break

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Training Resources: Diversity Inclusion and Mental Health

5:30pm - 8pm
Social & Dinner Reception

HeliCat has invited several members of government to attend and present during the meetings. We will be updating our agenda as participation is confirmed.