Training & Events

Training & Events

Safety First (POSTPONED)

Wednesday, March 30 at 6:00pm until 8:00pm

An evening primer with James Minifie on the safety basics of filming in the backcountry and in cold weather.  James will share his expertise and tips on a variety of elements; how to keep your gear safe and warm, shooting with helicopters, quads and skidoos, how to prepare for spending a day outside, wildlife awareness etc. Bring your questions for the man with the answers.

Event Details

Date: TBA

Where: Yukonstruct

Cost: $25 Members, $50 Non Members

Covid Passport will be required for attendance in person.  Virtual sessions can be arranged if necessary.


James Minifie grew up in the Canadian Rockies and has been guiding adventures in the mountains for over 20 years. It’s what he does and loves. James is a Ski and Hiking guide certified by the Association of Canadian Mountain Guides and a Professional Member of the Canadian Avalanche Association.


*SPYA training is delivered with support from Yukon Media Development*

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SPYA’s industry training program gives you the opportunity to upgrade your skills or get some one-on-one advice from a leader in your field. This program is delivered with support from Yukon Media Development.

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