News

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

JOIN OUR TEAM

Dec
16
CKC

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.  JOIN OUR TEAM: Project Manager, National Program Development […]... Read More

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