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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

2020 Canoe Kayak Canada Freestyle Team Trials Cancelled

Jun
8
Canoe Kayak Canada

June 8, 2020 – OTTAWA, ON – Due to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC) announce the cancellation of the 2020 CKC Freestyle Team trials, which was scheduled to take place on August 23, 2020 at the Whitewater Preserve in Minden Hills, Ontario. Similar to other recent event cancellations, the prioritizing of the […]... Read More

“Connect with CKC” – Week Five

Jun
8
Canoe Kayak Canada

Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC)’s virtual series, “Connect with CKC,” continues this Wednesday June 10, with a session designed for members of the paddling community. Experts will present on a variety of topics including health, fitness and mental well-being. All coaches who register will receive 1 Professional Development Point for each webinar they attend. Professional development […]... Read More

2020 Canadian Sprint and Paracanoe International Season

Jun
1
Canoe Kayak Canada

JUNE 1, 2020 – OTTAWA, ON – Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Canada Kayak Canada (CKC) has made the difficult decision to not proceed with nominating Sprint and Paracanoe International teams for the entire 2020 competition season. This critical decision was guided by medical advice and extensively reviewed by the CKC leadership staff and […]... Read More

2020 Canoe Kayak Canada Whitewater Nationals Cancelled

May
26
Canoe Kayak Canada

MAY 25, 2020 – OTTAWA, ON – Due to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC), Canoe Kayak British Columbia, and the Chilliwack Centre of Excellence jointly announce the cancellation of the 2020 CKC Whitewater National Championships, which was scheduled to take place from August 3 to 9, 2020 in Chilliwack, British Columbia. Ultimately, […]... Read More

“Connect with CKC” – Week Four

May
25
Canoe Kayak Canada

Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC)’s virtual series, “Connect with CKC,” continues this Wednesday May 27, with a session designed for members of the paddling community. Experts will present on a variety of topics including health, fitness and mental well-being. All coaches who register will receive 1 Professional Development Point for each webinar they attend. Professional development […]... Read More

2020 Canoe Kayak Canada Sprint Nationals Cancelled

May
22
Canoe Kayak Canada

MAY 22, 2020 – OTTAWA, ON – Due to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC) and the Rideau Canoe Club regretfully announce the cancellation of the 2020 CKC Sprint National Championships, which was scheduled to take place from August 25 to 30, 2020 in Ottawa, Ontario, and included the Canadian Masters Championship (CANMAS). […]... Read More

“Connect With CKC” – Week Three

May
18
Canoe Kayak Canada

OTTAWA, ON (May 18, 2020) — Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC)’s weekly webinar series, “Connect with CKC” continues with a Wednesday May 20, 2020 session designed for members of the paddling community. Experts will present on a variety of topics including health, fitness and mental well-being. All coaches who register will receive 1 Professional Development Point […]... Read More