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Members Update – Safe Sport

Sep
24
Canoe Kayak Canada

The COVID-19  crisis continues to provide unique challenges to all of us in our community and has certainly shifted much of our efforts to responding to the evolving government restrictions; however, through this time, our organizational commitment to safe sport has not diminished. This past summer, we continued with our roll out of the CKC […]... Read More

Jon Pike named to Sprint National Team Coach position

Aug
27
Canoe Kayak Canada

OTTAWA, ON (August 26, 2020) — Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC) is pleased to announce Jon Pike as sprint National Team Coach (Men’s Canoe). Jon will play a key role in assisting our National Discipline Coaches prepare our athletes for international success at the Tokyo Olympic Games. Jon held the position of Head Coach at the […]... Read More

CKC Coast to Coast to Coast Paddle Challenge – Registration now OPEN

Aug
20
Canoe Kayak Canada

OTTAWA, ON (August 20, 2020) – Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC) announces registration is now open for the Coast to Coast to Coast Paddle Challenge (CCC Paddle Challenge), a new virtual event for all paddlers across all disciplines on August 29th, 2020. The goal of this event is to connect our diverse paddling community and to encourage […]... Read More

CONTRACT OPPORTUNITY – NATIONAL COACH – Men’s Canoe

Aug
6
Canoe Kayak Canada

Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC) is the recognized authority by the International Canoe Federation on all aspects of paddling in Canada including the Olympic disciplines of sprint and slalom, and the Paralympic discipline of Paracanoe. Our vision is to be a Canadian sport for families, communities and champions. We are seeking an individual to fulfil a […]... Read More

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