News

Diane Tam and Cheyanne Farquharson selected for the Canoe Kayak Canada Excellence Awards

Nov
22
Canoe Kayak Canada

OTTAWA – Canoe Kayak Canada is pleased to announce the 2021 recipients of the Club Development Award and Coach Developer Award and to congratulate all 14 coaches who have been nominated for these Awards. The winner of each award was announced during the 2021 CKC Annual Summit. “Every day, coaches and club leaders across Canada […]... Read More

KC Dalton joins CKC as Assistant Coach

Nov
17
CKC

Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC) is proud to welcome KC Dalton (nee Fraser) to our staff team as an Assistant Coach working in the Atlantic Centre. KC Dalton previously led high performance programming at the South Niagara Canoe Club as the Head Coach. As a Sprint National Team alumna, Dalton is a Pan American Games champion […]... Read More

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS – CKC EXCELLENCE AWARDS

Oct
27
Canoe Kayak Canada

Canoe Kayak Canada has officially launched the nomination process for the 2021 Excellence Awards. The Club Development Award, the Coach Developer Award and Coach Recognition Awards are presented on an annual basis to coaches and club leaders who have made significant efforts or achievements in their communities. The Club Development Award will be presented to […]... Read More

2021-2022 Athlete Assistance Program (AAP)

Oct
24
Canoe Kayak Canada

October 22, 2021 – The Slalom High Performance Committee and Sprint High Performance Committee have approved the nominations for the 2021-2022 Sport Canada Athlete Assistance Program (AAP). Athletes who qualify for the program will receive funding from Sport Canada for training and living expenses. Below is the list of AAP funding recipients in Canoe Slalom, […]... Read More

Andreas Dittmer returns to lead National Canoe Sprint Program

Oct
18
CKC

Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC) is thrilled to announce the return of world-class coach Andreas Dittmer to lead Canada’s canoe sprint program towards Paris 2024 and beyond. Dittmer coached the Canadian men’s sprint canoe team for over two years before returning to his home country to coach the German men’s canoe team in fall 2020. During […]... Read More

Athlete Rep – Call for Candidates

Oct
8
CKC

Call for Candidates Domestic Development Committee – Athlete Representative and National Sprint Officials Committee – Athlete Representative Canoe Kayak Canada is looking for two individuals to join two committees in the organization as Athlete Representatives: one individual to join the organization’s Sprint Domestic Development Committee (DDC) as the Athlete Representative, and one individual to join […]... Read More

Call for Candidates

Oct
8
CKC

Call for Candidates – Sprint Racing Discipline, Sprint Racing Council Chair/Commodore, Domestic Development Committee Chair, and High Performance Committee Chair Canoe Kayak Canada is looking for three individuals to join three committees in the organization: one individual to join the Sprint Racing Council and fill the role of Chair/Commodore of the Council, one individual to […]... Read More

National Day of Truth and Reconciliation

Sep
30
CKC

Dear CKC Members, We would like to take a moment to recognize this first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. This Day honours the lost children and Survivors of the residential Schools, their families and communities. In 2021 Canoe Kayak Canada and working with it’s Indigenous Advisory Council developed the : Starting the Conversation: Paddling, […]... Read More

Graham Barton retiring as CKC Chief Technical Officer – Ian Mortimer taking over the reins

Sep
29
Canoe Kayak Canada

OTTAWA, ON (September 29, 2021) — Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC) announces the retirement of Chief Technical Officer (CTO), Graham Barton following five years with the organization after returning from Own The Podium. Ian Mortimer will be assuming the role of CTO in leading the technical side of the organization effective October 1, 2021. “As a […]... Read More

Canadian paddlers compete at World Marathon Championships

Sep
28
CKC

OTTAWA, ON (September 28, 2021) — Canoe Kayak Canada Marathon team is racing at the 2021 ICF Canoe Marathon World Championships this week in Bascov, Romania. The Canadian team will compete from September 30 – October 3, led by Team Leader and CKC President, Chris Helyar. The World Marathon Championships is a lap-format race with […]... Read More