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Canoe Kayak included for second year of RBC Training Ground

Feb
9
Canoe Kayak Canada

Athlete search to air on CBC Sports OTTAWA, ON (February 9, 2017) — For a second straight year, RBC Training Ground will be crossing Canada in search of the next Olympic and Paralympic athletes. Canoe Kayak Canada is again involved with partners RBC, CBC Sports, the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and the Canadian Olympic Foundation […]... Read More

Ottawa and Shawinigan to host 2017 Sprint Canada Cups

Jan
13
Canoe Kayak Canada

Third year for Canada Cup, aimed at hosting high-level competition in Canada OTTAWA, ON (January 11, 2017) – Two Canada Cup sprint competitions have been scheduled for the 2017 season. The Rideau Canoe Club will host the first Canada Cup at Mooney’s Bay in Ottawa, ON in conjunction with Canada’s 150th birthday celebrations on July […]... Read More

It’s 2017 and bows are pointing toward Welland

Jan
11
Canoe Kayak Canada

2017 Canadian Sprint Canoe Kayak Championships WELLAND, ON (January 11, 2017) – With the New Year upon us, the nation’s best canoers and kayakers are now aiming their bows towards Welland, ON, for the 2017 Canadian Sprint Canoe Kayak Championships. Canoe Welland 2017 will be the culmination of Canoe Kayak Canada’s summer racing schedule and […]... Read More

Graham Barton to take the reins as Canoe Kayak Canada’s new Chief Technical Officer

Dec
22
Canoe Kayak Canada

OTTAWA, ON (December 22, 2016) — Canoe Kayak Canada is pleased to announce that Graham Barton will return to lead the technical side of its organization. Barton was Canoe Kayak Canada’s High Performance Director for eleven years from 1999 to 2010, as well as a high performance coach and athlete. He spent the last six […]... Read More

Canoe Kayak Canada recognizes outstanding coaches

Dec
14
Canoe Kayak Canada

OTTAWA, ON (December 14, 2016) – Canoe Kayak Canada has recently recognized a group of outstanding coaches for their achievements in the 2016 season.   Edgar Garza wins Club Development Award Edgar Garza of the Calgary Canoe Club won Canoe Kayak Canada’s Club Development Award for his work in building the sport at the grassroots […]... Read More

Sprint National Team Trials scheduled for 2017

Dec
14
Canoe Kayak Canada

OTTAWA, ON (December 14, 2016) – Canoe Kayak Canada has scheduled two sets of Sprint National Team Trials for the 2017 season along with carding race to be held in advance of the Canadian Sprint Canoe Kayak Championships. The trials are scheduled for Montréal in May, Dartmouth in June and the additional carding races will […]... Read More

Ian Mortimer to lead Canoe Kayak Canada’s Development Programs

Dec
13
Canoe Kayak Canada

OTTAWA, ON (December 13, 2016) – Canoe Kayak Canada is pleased to name Ian Mortimer as its new Director of Development. In his new role, Mortimer will focus on program development to align with Canoe Kayak Canada’s Long Term Athlete Development model. “Ian’s passion for the sport shines through in everything he does,” said Casey […]... Read More

Sherbrooke to host the 2018 Canadian Sprint Canoe Kayak Championships

Dec
3
Canoe Kayak Canada

1200 paddlers from over 40 clubs across Canada are expected to attend OTTAWA, ON (December 3, 2016) – Today at Canoe Kayak Canada’s Meeting of Members of the Sprint Racing Discipline, member clubs unanimously voted to hold the 2018 Canadian Sprint Canoe Kayak Championships in Sherbrooke, QC from August 28 to September 1. The Canadian […]... Read More

Frank Garner, John Edwards and Don McKenzie maintain positions on International Canoe Federation Board

Nov
28
Canoe Kayak Canada

OTTAWA, ON (November 28, 2016) – Three Canadians have maintained their positions on the International Canoe Federation’s Board of Directors following elections at the ICF’s Extra Ordinary Congress in Baku, Azerbaijan, under a newly accepted ICF Governance structure. Frank Garner was re-elected from a competitive field of four candidates as the Chair of Canoe Sprint. […]... Read More

Canoe Kayak Canada names Sprint Teams

Nov
23
Canoe Kayak Canada

OTTAWA, ON (November 23, 2016) — Canoe Kayak Canada is pleased to name its sprint teams for the 2016-2017 season. The National Team consists of carded athletes who are part of Sport Canada’s Athlete Assistance Program. The NextGen 2024 Team is composed of targeted athletes who have demonstrated they are on track to achieve make […]... Read More