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Together to Tokyo Campaign

Jun
10
Canoe Kayak Canada

Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC) is excited to announce Together to Tokyo – a community-wide campaign designed to celebrate and encourage our incredible Olympic and Paralympic teams, while connecting and inspiring our country. Together to Tokyo will run from June-September 2021 and will bring together paddling disciplines, CKC members, current paddlers, alumni, family, friends and the […]... Read More

Four Canoe Kayak Slalom paddlers nominated to represent Team Canada at Tokyo 2020

Jun
3
Canoe Kayak Canada

OTTAWA (June 3, 2021) – Canoe Kayak Canada and the Canadian Olympic Committee have announced Canada’s canoe/kayak slalom team nominated to compete at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The four athletes qualified for Team Canada based on their performances at the 2019 World Canoe Slalom Championships in La Seu D’Urgell, Spain, two competitions held in […]... Read More

Statement from CKC and the Indigenous Advisory Council

Jun
2
Canoe Kayak Canada

The discovery of the 215 Indigenous children in the undocumented burial site at the Residential School in Kamloops, BC is a horrific reminder of the past and present injustices inflicted on Indigenous peoples by colonial institutions and governments in Canada. The Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC) Indigenous Advisory Council (IAC) would like to extend our sincerest […]... Read More

We paddle! Proposal

May
31
Canoe Kayak Canada

Canoe Kayak Canada is in the working phases of developing a new coaching education module. The working title, “We Paddle,” emphasizes our goal of having this program target a broad paddling pathway. This communication is a call-out for available and interested contractors who would be able to help us develop this module fully. Contact information […]... Read More

2021 Whitewater National Championships Cancellation

May
21
Canoe Kayak Canada

Ottawa, ON (May 21, 2021) – The Canoe Kayak Canada Whitewater Council and Whitewater Ontario have made the difficult decision to cancel the 2021 Whitewater National Championships planned for August 16-22 at the Minden Hills Whitewater Preserve following a review of the public health restrictions and challenges of running such an event during the pandemic.  […]... Read More

Two tickets booked for Tokyo for Paracanoe Paddlers

May
14
Canoe Kayak Canada

Ottawa, ON (May 14, 2021) – Canada qualified two boats for the 2020 Paralympic Games today at the ICF Paracanoe World Cup in Szeged, Hungary.  Brianna Hennessy (Ottawa, ON) finished 4th overall in the VL2 200m event today and Mathieu St-Pierre (Shawinigan, QC) placed 5th in the men’s VL2 event, both securing their spots for […]... Read More

Canoe Slalom National Team Nominations

May
14
Canoe Kayak Canada

OTTAWA (May 13, 2021) – Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC) is pleased to announce the eighteen slalom athletes selected to compete in the 2021 International Canoe Federation (ICF) World Cups and Junior/U23 World Championships. These athletes will be competing internationally in canoe and kayak slalom and extreme slalom events. Of these athletes, eleven qualified for the upcoming […]... Read More

Canadian Men’s Kayak crews punch tickets to Tokyo

May
13
Canoe Kayak Canada

Ottawa, ON (May 13, 2021) – Canada adds two men’s kayak crews to the start line in Tokyo today in the Men’s K4 500m and the Men’s K2 1000m events. Mark De Jonge (Masqua Aquatic Club), Nick Matveev (Balmy Beach Canoe Club), Pierre-Luc Poulin (Lac-Beauport Canoe Club) and Simon McTavish (Mississauga Canoe Club) secured their […]... Read More

Canadian Paracanoe paddlers vying for Paralympic berths in Hungary

May
13
Canoe Kayak Canada

Ottawa, ON (May 13, 2021) – Canada’s top paracanoe paddlers are set to compete in Szeged, Hungary at the ICF canoe sprint and paracanoe World Cup from May 13-15. Over 130 athletes from 37 countries will battle for remaining paracanoe quotas available for Tokyo. There are four quotas still up for grabs in each of the […]... Read More

Interested in getting involved in Canoe Kayak? Try Officiating!

May
11
Canoe Kayak Canada

CKC is holding an introductory officiating course (Combined Level 1&2). This course is open to anyone across the country looking to get involved or learn more about the role of officiating in our sport. No experience is necessary, but experienced officials are welcome to join to refresh their knowledge. The course is designed to lead […]... Read More