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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

Coach Excellence Awards – Nominations now open

Oct
28
Canoe Kayak Canada

Canoe Kayak Canada presents the Coach Excellence Awards annually in recognition of excellence demonstrated by members of our coaching community. Nominations are now open until Tuesday, November 15 at 4 p.m. EST and this is your chance to suggest a coach who is deserving of the Club Development or CEO’s Award. In order for a coach […]... Read More

Canoe Kayak Canada Strategic Plan Webinars

Oct
28
Canoe Kayak Canada

Nov 1 & 2, 2016 at 8 pm EST The CKC Strategic Planning Working Group invites you to participate in an interactive webinar designed to inform you of our past engagement activities, share our revised Vision, Mission and Values statements and gather your input on the draft priority areas for CKC’s Vision 2024 Strategic Plan. […]... Read More

In memory of whitewater pioneer Heinz Poenn

Oct
25
Canoe Kayak Canada

It is with sadness that Canoe Kayak Canada has learned of the passing of Heinz Poenn. Heinz was a part of the first Whitewater team Canada ever sent to the World Championships in 1965 in Spittal, Austria. He competed in the Men’s K1 at the Munich 1972 Olympic Games when canoe slalom made its Olympic […]... Read More

François Hamelin added to Canoe Kayak Canada’s Board of Directors

Oct
24
Canoe Kayak Canada

OTTAWA, ON (October 24, 2016) – Canoe Kayak Canada’s Board of Directors has appointed François Hamelin to serve as its Independent Director for the coming year. Hamelin is an Olympic Champion in short track speed skating and has been selected to bring a perspective from outside the sport. This will be Hamelin’s second year serving […]... Read More

Peter Giles re-elected as Canoe Kayak Canada’s President

Oct
17
Canoe Kayak Canada

OTTAWA, ON (October 17, 2016) – Canoe Kayak Canada has named its Board of Directors following its annual election. This is the second Board to be named under CKC’s new governance structure. Peter Giles was voted in by members as one of four Paddling Association Directors. The Board then elected Giles to continue as President […]... Read More

Remembering 1969 Commodore Lawrence Murphy

Oct
14
Canoe Kayak Canada

Lawrence Murphy sadly passed away on September 20. He was Commodore of Canoe Kayak Canada in 1969 when it was the Canadian Canoe Association. He was active with the Mic Mac Amateur Aquatic Club since he was young and served as secretary, treasurer, vice president and president. He was a member of the famous Crew […]... Read More

Atlantic Canada to become home of Women’s Kayak National Training Centre

Oct
7
Canoe Kayak Canada

OTTAWA, ON (October 7, 2016) – Canoe Kayak Canada is pleased to partner with the Canadian Sport Centre Atlantic (CSCA) and the Atlantic Division CanoeKayak Canada (ADCKC) to develop a world-leading training environment for its National Women’s Kayak program. A National Team coach will be dedicated to the centre, located in Nova Scotia. Through partnerships […]... Read More

Canoe Kayak Canada and Citadel Canine to host paddling event in honour of Cpl Nathan Cirillo

Sep
20
Canoe Kayak Canada

OTTAWA, ON (September 20, 2016) – Canoe Kayak Canada has partnered with Citadel Canine to host the Cpl Nathan Cirillo Memorial Cup Challenge. The event will take place on October 1 and 2 at the Rideau Canoe Club in Ottawa to honour Cpl Nathan Cirillo who was tragically killed at the National War Memorial in […]... Read More

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