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Content, Communication, & Consent: Making Sure a Client is Bound by a WaiverCourse List


This program will discuss how a guide or a guiding company can ensure that a client is bound by a waiver. A well-drafted waiver along with good standard practices concerning its signing are crucial for the minimization of litigation risks. Concepts like assumption of risk, waiver of claims, release of liability, and record keeping will be some of the items discussed during this program.

Price: $12.99 + gst / Member Price: $5.99 + gst



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Course Details

Date: Saturday, April 27
 
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
 
Cost - $5.99 for members; $12.99 for non-members
              
Location: Canmore Nordic Centre Meeting Room B
 
Space is limited so please sign up in advance to guarentee your spot and if you cannot make it please let us know as soon as possible so we can fill the seat.
 
Your Instructor: Ross Mitchel is a retired lawyer and recent apprentice hiking guide graduate. He was born and raised in Calgary and fortunate enough to have spent a lot of time in the Rocky Mountains hiking, climbing, skiing, snowshoeing, and mountain biking. He was a litigation lawyer in Calgary for more than 30 years after graduating with a law degree from the University of Toronto and a master's degree in law from the University of Edinburgh. Ross is the perfect person to help explain more about liability and waivers for guides who are  being paid or volunteering; those with their own companies or working for others.
 
Need a place to stay the weekend of this event? We have partnered with Basecamp Properties and they are offering all Wild About Nature participants a discount in any of their three hotels. After you have registered and paid in full a link and discount code will be send to you. Watch your emails so you don't miss out.