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PaddleALL officially launches at 2022 ICF Canoe Sprint and ParaCanoe World Championships

May
20
Emmalee Nother

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DARTMOUTH, NOVA SCOTIA (May 20, 2022) – Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC), Canoe ‘22 and the International Canoe Federation (ICF) are pleased to host PaddleALL exhibition races during the 2022 ICF Canoe Sprint and Paracanoe World Championships in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada. CKC’s PaddleALL programming encourages athletes with intellectual disabilities to train and […]... Read More

Canoe Kayak Canada Announces 2022 International Slalom Teams

May
10
Emmalee Nother

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OTTAWA, ON (May 10, 2022) – Canada’s top slalom paddlers raced last weekend at the National Team Trials and Pan American Championships from May 6-8 in Oklahoma City, USA. The trials, hosted by the American Canoe Association, served as a selection event for all of the ICF Slalom World Cups, Senior, U23 […]... Read More

Canoe Kayak Canada Announces 2022 World Cup Sprint Teams

May
9
Emmalee Nother

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DARTMOUTH, NOVA SCOTIA (May 9, 2022) – Over 100 sprint paddlers from across Canada competed in the first set of National Team Trials from May 2-5 in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia last week. The regatta was held on iconic Lake Banook, home of the 2022 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships. Lake Banook also […]... Read More

CKC Alumni Council Member Profile

May
1
Emmalee Nother

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Canadian trailblazers announce retirement

Apr
29
CKC

The first-ever Canadian female canoeists to paddle on an Olympic course have officially announced their retirement. Laurence Vincent Lapointe (Sprint) and Haley Daniels (Slalom) have recently stepped away from elite-level sport, leaving an indelible mark on the sport and inspiring a generation to come. Women’s canoe made its Olympic debut at the delayed 2020 Tokyo […]... Read More

CKC welcomes new staff members to the team

Mar
31
CKC

Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC) is pleased to welcome Jessica Kenney and Emmalee Nother to the staff team. Jessica will take on the role of Project Manager, National Program Development and Events while Emmalee joins the team as Communications Coordinator. “We are thrilled to welcome both Jessica and Emmalee to the CKC team” said Casey Wade, […]... Read More

Statement from CKC and Canoe ’22 Society

Mar
1
CKC

Ottawa, ON (March 1, 2022) – Canoe Kayak Canada and the Canoe ’22 Society, hosts of the 2022 ICF Canoe Sprint & Paracanoe World Championships, supports the decision of the International Canoe Federation (ICF) to suspend all Russian and Belarusian athletes and officials. We join our partners at the Canadian Olympic Committee and the Canadian […]... Read More

Call for Candidates

Feb
25
CKC

Canoe Kayak Canada is looking for two volunteers to join the Slalom High Performance Committee as members at large, which are voting members of the committee. The Whitewater Council recently updated the committee’s Terms of Reference (ToR) and added a 6th voting member to the committee. The revised ToR also indicate that the committee, to […]... Read More

Canoe Kayak Canada helps launch new season of RBC Training Ground

Jan
25
CKC

Canadian athletes between the ages of 14 and 25 have the chance to be scouted by nine Team Canada sports for free, including Canoe Kayak Canada TORONTO, January 25, 2022 — RBC Training Ground struck gold at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games when alumni Avalon Wasteneys and Kelsey Mitchell became Olympic champions. Now, as program […]... Read More

Obituary: Bill McKee

Dec
31
CKC

It is with profound sadness that Canoe Kayak Canada recognizes the passing of Bill McKee on December 21st at the age of 84. Bill was a long time National and International Official, volunteer and leader within the Quebec Division of the Sprint Discipline for more than 40 years. Bill began his life in the sport […]... Read More