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Job Posting – Canoe Slalom International Coach / CKC

Mar
11
Canoe Kayak Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO (March 11, 2019) – Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC), the national sport governing body responsible for canoe and kayak racing in Canada, is seeking an International Coach to lead Canada’s Senior Slalom National Team Program at all international training camps and competition projects. The purpose of the role is to enhance the preparation of Senior […]... Read More

Important rule changes announced by the ICF ahead of 2019 season

Feb
27
Canoe Kayak Canada

The 2019 international canoe season is shaping as a blockbuster, with eight separate world championships, as well as Olympic and Paralympic qualifiers. Several changes have been introduced ahead of the 2019 season, which federations, teams and athletes should familiarise themselves with. Some involve changes to entry procedures, others involve stricter anti-doping education rules, and others […]... Read More

Canoe Kayak Canada awards 2020 Sprint National Championships to Rideau Canoe Club and City of Ottawa

Feb
7
Canoe Kayak Canada

2200-2400 Athletes from across Canada, including 2020 Canadian Olympic Team, expected to participate in Championships at Mooney’s Bay OTTAWA, ONTARIO (February 7, 2019) – Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC) today announced the Rideau Canoe Club has been selected as the host Club for the 2020 Canadian Sprint Canoe Kayak Championships. The Canadian Championships are held annually, and […]... Read More

Call for Candidates: Indigenous Advisory Council

Feb
4
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 […]... Read More

Canoe Kayak Canada extends RFP deadline for National Registration System

Jan
18
Canoe Kayak Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO (December 5, 2018) – Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC), the national governing body for competitive paddling in Canada, is excited to offer this Request for Proposal (“RFP”) for a new National Registration System. CKC extends the deadline for submission to January 31, 2019. As CKC works toward Vision 2024, and as referenced in the […]... Read More

In memory of Canoe Kayak Canada’s national official Ken Butler

Jan
18
Canoe Kayak Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO (January 18, 2019) –It is with great sadness that Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC) has learned of the passing of CKC national official, Ken Butler. For many years, Ken was a well-respected official who served at the divisional, provincial and national levels. He particularly enjoyed serving at the Canada Day Regatta for the Dominion […]... Read More

In memory of Sprint National Team Alumni Jean-Pierre Bertrand

Jan
9
Canoe Kayak Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO (January 9, 2019) – It is with great sadness that Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC) has learned of the passing of CKC Sprint National Team Alumni, Jean-Pierre Bertrand. Jean-Pierre paddled with Cartierville Boating Club in Montreal and will be fondly remembered within the Canoe Kayak community as a talented paddler and valued teammate. Al Thomson, […]... Read More

Canoe Kayak Canada Announces 2018 Coach Awards Winners

Dec
6
Canoe Kayak Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO (December 6, 2018) – This past weekend, Canoe Kayak Canada honoured a number of coaches from different disciplines during the 2018 Annual Summit. We are proud to name the coaches who won the performance, development, leadership and recognition awards of the 2018 edition.   CKC Development Award The CKC Development Award is presented annually […]... Read More

10 Paddling Coaches Nominated for Canoe Kayak Canada Coaching Awards

Nov
23
Canoe Kayak Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO (Novembre 23, 2018) – Canoe Kayak Canada is pleased to congratulate the 10 paddling coaches who have been nominated for the 2018 Coach Excellence Awards. Winners will be announced at Canoe Kayak Canada’s Coach Celebration Dinner taking place during the Annual Summit in Ottawa, on Saturday, December 1. The CKC Development Award and […]... Read More

Career Opportunity – Indigenous Program Development Manager

Nov
20
Canoe Kayak Canada

OTTAWA, ON (November 20, 2018) – Canoe Kayak Canada is the national body for competitive paddling in Canada. We are a volunteer lead and staff driven organization made up of a community of paddling enthusiasts – athletes, coaches, officials, volunteers, staff and supporters – from coast to coast. We are seeking a full time Indigenous […]... Read More