Call for Candidates: Indigenous Advisory Council

Posted By: Canoe Kayak Canada

Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC) is looking for individuals to join its newly formed Indigenous Advisory Council (IAC).  The main role of the IAC is to provide cultural guidance to CKC in the development and delivery of its programming, and to provide specific guidance on the development and implementation of Indigenous programing. The IAC will work closely with the respective Domestic Development Committees, and any other relevant CKC committee to ensure alignment of processes and opportunities. The Council’s work will respect and reflect the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada Calls to Action. One of the first tasks of the newly formed Council will be to establish the key duties and provide input into its terms of reference. 

CKC is calling for candidates who would like to serve in the following positions on the IAC:

  • Indigenous Paddling Representative, to serve in the role of Chair 
  • An Indigenous Elder 
  • Representative from an Indigenous CKC Paddling Member Community Organization (Club or Other)
  • A Representative from an Indigenous Provincial Territorial Aboriginal Sport

These are volunteer positions with two-year terms. Candidates must be 18 years of age or older. 

Interested candidates should send a cover letter outlining their experience and position in their indigenous community/organization as well as what they hope to bring to the council, along with a CV, to CEO Casey Wade by email to The deadline for applications is Midnight EST on February 21, 2019.

For more information:

Joannie Verret
Communications Coodinator