March Madness / Festival Fund Raiser The Canada Association for Disabled Skiing (CADS) is fundraising for the 2017 CADS Ski & Snowboard Festival, bursaries for new attendees, training and certification for our instructors, new initiatives related to ASD/CI and the national operations of CADS. Ying Zhong and Derek Cuff, both employees at Mackenzie Investments (Vancouver) are helping us with a corporate dollar for dollar matching. If you would like to help, please click the donate now link below.  It’s fast, easy, safe and secure.


CADS Charity # 11882 9019 RR 0001

Mackenzie Investment will match dollar for dollar the funds Ying & Derek raise up to $4,000!  That’s $8,000 to support the work of CADS. Every dollar donated goes twice as far. We would like to thank all the employees at MacKenzie Investments for their generous support.

Ying’s children have been learning to ski with a local CADS Program for the past 3 years. Her children are both on the autism spectrum. With CADS adaptive ski and snowboard training, our certified volunteer instructors have been successful in getting Ying’s children on snow. They have benefits enormously from the program and have truly come to experience of joy of alpine snowsports.

Please support CADS by donating here on or before March 27, 2017.

Donations over $25 will receive tax receipts from CADS

CANADIAN ASSOCIATION FOR DISABLED SKIING (CADS) is a national sports association that is recognized both nationally and internationally, with over 4,000 active members with a disability, volunteers & certified instructors from across all regions of Canada and a mission to develop and promote adaptive snow sports through partnerships, training, and instructor certification programs. CADS, directly and through its CADS Divisions and CADS Local Programs provide opportunities for people with disabilities in Canada to experience the joy of participating and/or competing in alpine adaptive snow sports.

For the past 40 years of its history, CADS has touched the lives of thousands of individuals , families and their communities both on and off slope through the impacts that adaptive snowsports has on the life of a person with disabilities. CADS is recognized within the sporting community as providing sports for life and high quality programs and enhanced physical literacy for persons with a disability. Our annual CADS Ski & Snowboard Festival is a week-long ski & snowboard improvement festival that draws about 170—200 volunteer instructors and persons with disabilities from all across the country and is a magical experience for all participants. The 2017 CADS Ski & Snowboard Festival is at Sun Peaks Resort, BC between March 26th and April 1st.