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Update to ckcmember.ca Digital platform – April 2021

Apr
13
Canoe Kayak Canada

Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC) is pleased to announce new updates to its digital platform, ckcmember.ca.  Through a continued partnership with web design and mobile application company immediaC, CKC has taken member feedback and learnings from year one of the registration platform and made updates to improve user experience and key functionalities. Canoe Kayak Canada will […]... Read More

Sprint National Team Trials – Postponed

Apr
1
Canoe Kayak Canada

Ottawa, ON (April 1, 2021) – In light of the ICF decision to postpone the Junior & U23 World Championships to September 2021, and due the increasing Covid-19 concerns across the country, Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC) has decided to postpone the Sprint National Team Trials to August – location will be Ottawa or Montreal and […]... Read More

CKC names Sprint Paddling Teams for 2021 International Events

Mar
24
Canoe Kayak Canada

Ottawa, ON (March 24, 2021) – Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC) is thrilled to announce the roster of sprint paddlers nominated to compete in the 2021 international sprint events. Twenty-seven athletes (listed below) will be headed to World Cup events in Szeged, Hungary, and Barnaul, Russia. Representing Canada at the 2021 Under-23 World Championships in Portugal, […]... Read More

Update: CKC Covid Protocols – Olympic and Paralympic Sprint Trials

Mar
17
Canoe Kayak Canada

On Sunday March 14, 2021, CKC announced that select events at the Olympic and Paralympic Sprint Trials were postponed due to reported symptoms of illness within the team. The CKC COVID protocols were immediately activated and the affected individuals were placed into isolation. Steps for proactive contact tracing were initiated in consultation with public health […]... Read More

Exciting day of Finals racing at the CKC Olympic and Paralympic Sprint Trials

Mar
15
Canoe Kayak Canada

Burnaby, BC (March 15, 2021) – It was an eventful day on Burnaby Lake today as competition wrapped up for Canadian Sprint Olympic hopefuls. Two finals events were postponed yesterday, the women’s C2 500m final and the men’s C1 1000m final, due to reported symptoms of illness, signalling the activation of the CKC COVID protocols. […]... Read More

Six Canadian Sprint Paddlers punch ticket to Tokyo

Mar
12
Canoe Kayak Canada

Burnaby, BC (March 12, 2021) – Canadian history was made today as the first-ever paddler in women’s canoe, Katie Vincent qualified* to represent Canada, in the women’s C1 event, at the Tokyo Olympic Games.  The women’s K-4 500m team also booked their ticket to Tokyo* today with impressive back-to-back final wins in Burnaby. It was […]... Read More

Canadian Sprint paddlers vying for Tokyo qualification in Burnaby

Mar
10
Canoe Kayak Canada

Burnaby, BC (March 10, 2021) – Canada’s top sprint paddlers are set to compete at the 2021 Olympic and Paralympic team trials in Burnaby, BC from March 11-14. Originally scheduled to be held in Lake Lanier, Georgia last April, this qualification event will mark the first racing opportunity for Olympic and Paralympic Sprint hopefuls in […]... Read More

CKC Remembers Ray Palmer

Mar
10
Canoe Kayak Canada

Canoe Kayak Canada is saddened at the recent loss of Ray Palmer who was an incredible paddler, mentor, and Commodore. Ray was passionate about paddling, serving as Commodore of the Calgary Canoe Club and the 76th Commodore of the Canadian Canoe Association, now CKC. His local work included the construction of the new Calgary Canoe […]... Read More

Kenna Robins to lead CKC’s National Program Development

Mar
9
Canoe Kayak Canada

OTTAWA, ON (March 8, 2021) – Canoe Kayak Canada is pleased to welcome Kenna Robins as its Senior Manager of National Program Development. In her new role, Kenna will focus on managing the delivery of key sport development programs and partnerships throughout Canada. “We are thrilled to welcome Kenna back to our CKC team,” said […]... Read More

Safe Sport Update – Safe Sport Policy Adoption

Mar
5
Canoe Kayak Canada

Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC) is committed to the shared obligation of creating a sport culture and environment in which all participants can thrive. CKC’s Safe Sport policy aims to protect the health and well-being of the organization, its members, and participants. This policy and its reporting process ensure an environment free from maltreatment, violence, harassment, […]... Read More