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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

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

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