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Canoe Kayak Canada extends RFP deadline for National Registration System

Jan
18
Canoe Kayak Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO (December 5, 2018) – Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC), the national governing body for competitive paddling in Canada, is excited to offer this Request for Proposal (“RFP”) for a new National Registration System. CKC extends the deadline for submission to January 31, 2019. As CKC works toward Vision 2024, and as referenced in the […]... Read More

In memory of Canoe Kayak Canada’s national official Ken Butler

Jan
18
Canoe Kayak Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO (January 18, 2019) –It is with great sadness that Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC) has learned of the passing of CKC national official, Ken Butler. For many years, Ken was a well-respected official who served at the divisional, provincial and national levels. He particularly enjoyed serving at the Canada Day Regatta for the Dominion […]... Read More

In memory of Sprint National Team Alumni Jean-Pierre Bertrand

Jan
9
Canoe Kayak Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO (January 9, 2019) – It is with great sadness that Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC) has learned of the passing of CKC Sprint National Team Alumni, Jean-Pierre Bertrand. Jean-Pierre paddled with Cartierville Boating Club in Montreal and will be fondly remembered within the Canoe Kayak community as a talented paddler and valued teammate. Al Thomson, […]... Read More

Canoe Kayak Canada Announces 2018 Coach Awards Winners

Dec
6
Canoe Kayak Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO (December 6, 2018) – This past weekend, Canoe Kayak Canada honoured a number of coaches from different disciplines during the 2018 Annual Summit. We are proud to name the coaches who won the performance, development, leadership and recognition awards of the 2018 edition.   CKC Development Award The CKC Development Award is presented annually […]... Read More

10 Paddling Coaches Nominated for Canoe Kayak Canada Coaching Awards

Nov
23
Canoe Kayak Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO (Novembre 23, 2018) – Canoe Kayak Canada is pleased to congratulate the 10 paddling coaches who have been nominated for the 2018 Coach Excellence Awards. Winners will be announced at Canoe Kayak Canada’s Coach Celebration Dinner taking place during the Annual Summit in Ottawa, on Saturday, December 1. The CKC Development Award and […]... Read More

Career Opportunity – Indigenous Program Development Manager

Nov
20
Canoe Kayak Canada

OTTAWA, ON (November 20, 2018) – Canoe Kayak Canada is the national body for competitive paddling in Canada. We are a volunteer lead and staff driven organization made up of a community of paddling enthusiasts – athletes, coaches, officials, volunteers, staff and supporters – from coast to coast. We are seeking a full time Indigenous […]... Read More

Jan Kruk and Mathieu Pelletier to be celebrated at the Petro-Canada Sports Leadership Awards Gala

Nov
9
Canoe Kayak Canada

OTTAWA, ON (November 9, 2018)– Canada’s most deserving and influential coaches and sports leaders will be honoured this evening at the 2018 Petro-Canada Sport Leadership Awards Gala. The class of 2018 award recipients include Canoe Kayak Canada’s national coach Jan Kruk and Trois-Rivières Canoe Club coach, Mathieu Pelletier. Hosted by the Coaching Association of Canada […]... Read More

Nominations Now Open for CKC Coach Excellence Awards

Nov
1
Canoe Kayak Canada

Coach Excellence Awards Nominations Please, share this information with your community Canoe Kayak Canada presents the Coach Excellence Awards annually in recognition of excellence demonstrated by members of our coaching community. The CKC Development Award, the Coach Developer Award and Coach Recognition Awards are presented on an annual basis to coaches who have made significant achievements. Coaches must […]... Read More

Call for Candidates: CKC Athletes Representative

Oct
31
Canoe Kayak Canada

Canoe Kayak Canada is looking for three (3) individual to join the organization’s Sprint Racing Council (SRC) as the Vice Chair Athlete Relations, the Sprint National Officials Committee (NOC) and the Sprint High Performance Committee (HPC) as the Athlete Representative. These three (3) positions are instrumental in providing an athlete’s perspective to the discussions and decision-making […]... Read More

Canoe Kayak Canada Announces Sprint and Paracanoe AAP Carded Athletes for 2018-19

Oct
12
Emily MacKeigan

OTTAWA, ONTARIO (October 12, 2018) – Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC) is pleased to announce that Sport Canada has confirmed the 2018-2019 Canoe Kayak Canada Athlete Assistance Program (AAP) nominations for Canoe Sprint and Paracanoe teams. The High Performance Committee of the Sprint Racing Discipline is proud to officially announce the confirmation of 33 Sprint athletes […]... Read More