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Chris Helyar Confirmed as Canoe Kayak Canada President

Oct
23
Canoe Kayak Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO (October 23, 2019) – Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC) is delighted to announce that Chris Helyar has been confirmed by the Board of Directors as CKC’s new President for the next two years. Hailing from Toronto, Helyar has been a key member of our Board for the past four years and has volunteered on […]... Read More

CANOE KAYAK CANADA NOMINATES 47 ATHLETES TO AAP NATIONAL TEAM

Oct
18
Canoe Kayak Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO (October 16, 2019) – The Slalom High Performance Committee and Sprint High Performance Committee have approved the nominations of 7 Slalom athletes in the Olympic Program, 36 Sprint athletes in the Olympic Program, and 4 Sprint athletes in the Paralympic Program, respectively, according to the 2019-2020 Athlete Assistance Program (AAP) Selection Criteria. Note: […]... Read More

2019 Canoe Kayak Canada Annual Summit

Oct
11
Canoe Kayak Canada

2019 Canoe Kayak Canada Annual Summit November 21 –24, 2019  Dartmouth, NS “Home of the 2022 ICF World Sprint Championships” Canoe Kayak Canada is delighted to be hosting the 2019 Annual Summit in Dartmouth, NS at the Doubletree by Hilton Halifax Dartmouth. This is our annual opportunity for members to come together to meet, work together to […]... Read More

CKC ALUMNI COUNCIL BOAT DRIVE CAMPAIGN RESULTS

Oct
2
Canoe Kayak Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO (October 2, 2019) – The CKC Alumni Council is pleased to announce that a total of $6,760 was raised during the Sprint Nationals Boat campaign. Given the high costs associated with long distance travel required by some clubs, the Council’s goal was to help alleviate at least some of it. “We want to […]... Read More

Canada Qualifies Men’s Slalom Kayak Entry for Tokyo 2020

Sep
29
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LA SEU D’URGEL, SPAIN (September 29, 2019) – Team Canada qualified a second boat for Tokyo 2020 today in the men’s kayak semifinals at the ICF Slalom World Championships. Ben Hayward (Edmonton, AB) finished 14th in the semis to secure an Olympic quota spot in the K1 event. Canadian teammate Michael Tayler (Ottawa, ON) wrapped […]... Read More

Canada Qualifies First Slalom Boat for Tokyo 2020

Sep
28
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LA SEU D’URGEL, SPAIN (September 28, 2019) – Team Canada qualified the C1 boat for Tokyo 2020 today at the ICF Slalom World Championships. Rio Olympian and 2015 Pan Am Games silver medallist, Cameron Smedley (Dunrobin, ON) finished 9th in the semifinals to secure an Olympic quota spot in the C1 event and book his […]... Read More

Slalom Paddlers advance to semifinals at ICF 2019 World Championships

Sep
27
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LA SEU D’URGEL, SPAIN (September 27, 2019) – Team Canada remains in the hunt for Olympic qualification at the ICF Slalom World Championships. Ben Hayward (Edmonton, AB) and Michael Tayler (Ottawa, ON) qualified for the semifinals today placing 35th and 40th respectively in the K1 heats. The top 18 countries will secure a berth for […]... Read More

Call for Candidates – Sprint Racing Discipline – Domestic Development Committee Chair

Sep
27
Canoe Kayak Canada

CanoeKayak Canada is looking for an individual to join the Sprint Racing Domestic Development Committee and fill the role of Chair of the committee. The Domestic Development Committee (DDC) is a sub-committee of the Sprint Racing Council. The main role of the DDC is to provide technical direction and oversight of the domestic development aspects […]... Read More

Call for Candidates – Sprint Racing Discipline – Sprint Racing Council Chair/Commodore

Sep
27
Canoe Kayak Canada

Canoe Kayak Canada is looking for an individual to join the Sprint Racing Council and fill the role of Chair/Commodore of the Council. The Sprint Racing Council (SRC) is a technical committee of CKC that is representative of the CKC Paddling Association members active in the sprint racing discipline. It is one of three disciplines […]... Read More

Slalom Paddlers Competing for Tokyo Qualification at ICF 2019 World Championships

Sep
24
Canoe Kayak Canada

LA SEU D’URGEL, SPAIN (September 23, 2019) – Top slalom paddlers from around the world will be competing at the 2019 International Canoe Federation’s (ICF) World Championships in Spain from September 25 – 29. The five-day event will feature eight Canadian slalom athletes competing for medals, and Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualifications. The top 18 countries […]... Read More