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Canoe Kayak Canada – Coast to Coast to Coast Paddle Challenge

Jul
31
Canoe Kayak Canada

July 31, 2020 – OTTAWA, ON – Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC) is thrilled to announce the Coast to Coast to Coast Paddle Challenge, a new virtual event for all paddlers across all disciplines on August 29th, 2020. The event will feature a variety of different paddling challenges that include a mixture of competitive and fitness […]... Read More

2021 Sprint National Championships awarded to the Rideau Canoe Club

Jul
20
Canoe Kayak Canada

July 20, 2020 – (Ottawa, ON) – Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC) announced today that the Rideau Canoe Club (RCC) in Ottawa, Ontario has been selected as the host club for the 2021 Canadian Sprint Canoe Kayak Championships, held August 24-29, 2021. This motion was passed during a Special Meeting of Members, held earlier last week on […]... Read More

CKC High Performance Staffing Update

Jul
16
Canoe Kayak Canada

July 16, 2020 – Ottawa (Ontario) – Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC) regrets to announce that Andreas Dittmer (Men’s Sprint Canoe Head Coach) will be returning to his home country to join the German Canoe Federation in the lead up to Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. “We are proud to have recruited Andreas back into the sport […]... Read More

Adrian Taylor Tribute

Jun
25
Canoe Kayak Canada

Canoe Kayak Canada and the paddling community lost a builder, athlete, coach, and good friend last week, when Adrian Taylor passed away after a long illness. Adrian started as a sprint paddler at the Mohawk Canoe Club in the early 1960’s and was one of the first members of the Burloak Canoe Club. In 1962, […]... Read More

RBC provides financial boost to support Canoe Kayak Canada’s future Olympians during pandemic

Jun
24
Canoe Kayak Canada

TORONTO, June 24, 2020 – Today, RBC announced an investment of $230,000 CAD to support the Next Generation programming needs of the nine National Sport Organizations involved in its nation-wide talent identification and athlete funding program, RBC Training Ground. The investment, arriving at an especially critical time for sports dealing with the effects of the […]... Read More

Connect with CKC – Athlete Panel

Jun
19
Canoe Kayak Canada

Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC)’s virtual series, “Connect with CKC” continues this upcoming Wednesday June 24, with an exclusive Athlete Panel session designed for members of the paddling community, athletes, and coaches. This week’s session will be a panel discussion between National Team athletes Laurence Vincent Lapointe (Canoe Sprint), Katie Vincent (Canoe Sprint), Andrea Nelson (Paracanoe […]... Read More

2020 Canoe Kayak Canada Freestyle Team Trials Cancelled

Jun
8
Canoe Kayak Canada

June 8, 2020 – OTTAWA, ON – Due to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC) announce the cancellation of the 2020 CKC Freestyle Team trials, which was scheduled to take place on August 23, 2020 at the Whitewater Preserve in Minden Hills, Ontario. Similar to other recent event cancellations, the prioritizing of the […]... Read More

“Connect with CKC” – Week Five

Jun
8
Canoe Kayak Canada

Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC)’s virtual series, “Connect with CKC,” continues this Wednesday June 10, with a session designed for members of the paddling community. Experts will present on a variety of topics including health, fitness and mental well-being. All coaches who register will receive 1 Professional Development Point for each webinar they attend. Professional development […]... Read More

2020 Canadian Sprint and Paracanoe International Season

Jun
1
Canoe Kayak Canada

JUNE 1, 2020 – OTTAWA, ON – Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Canada Kayak Canada (CKC) has made the difficult decision to not proceed with nominating Sprint and Paracanoe International teams for the entire 2020 competition season. This critical decision was guided by medical advice and extensively reviewed by the CKC leadership staff and […]... Read More

2020 Canoe Kayak Canada Whitewater Nationals Cancelled

May
26
Canoe Kayak Canada

MAY 25, 2020 – OTTAWA, ON – Due to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC), Canoe Kayak British Columbia, and the Chilliwack Centre of Excellence jointly announce the cancellation of the 2020 CKC Whitewater National Championships, which was scheduled to take place from August 3 to 9, 2020 in Chilliwack, British Columbia. Ultimately, […]... Read More