CKC mourns passing of Joao Tomasini Schwertner

Canoe Kayak Canada

Canoe Kayak Canada is very saddened to hear of the passing of João Tomasini Schwernter – President of the Brazilian Canoe Federation/COPAC. He will be missed by the entire paddling community and we send our sincere condolences to his family and friends during this very difficult time. Statement from the International Canoe Federation (ICF): The […]... Read More

EXCITING CAREER OPPORTUNITY – Senior Manager National Program Development

Canoe Kayak Canada

Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC) is the national body for competitive paddling in 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 […]... Read More

CKC Statement on ICF Decisions – 2024 Paris Olympic Games

Canoe Kayak Canada

CKC was informed on November 24 that the International Canoe Federation (ICF) held a Board meeting and voted to add two new Whitewater Extreme Slalom events to the Olympic Games in Paris, 2024. This was done by reducing the Sprint program from 12 events to 10 events. CKC was informed of the meeting on extremely […]... Read More

2020 Excellence Award Recipients

Canoe Kayak Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO (November 23, 2020) — Canoe Kayak Canada is pleased to announce the 2020 recipients of the Club Development award and Coach Developer award. These awards were presented at the CKC Annual Summit held virtually on Saturday, November 21. CKC Club Development Award The Club Development Award is presented to a coach, club leader […]... Read More

Canoe Kayak Canada Launches 2020 Virtual Summit

Canoe Kayak Canada

Canoe Kayak Canada is pleased to launch the 2020 CKC Virtual Summit with a variety of informative sessions including Safe Sport, coaching development, and CKC award recognitions. Below is an update on the Summit activities taking place over the next few weeks. Annual Discipline meetings are being organizing by the Chairs of the Marathon and […]... Read More

Canoe Kayak Canada Names Athletes to the 2021 Freestyle Squirt Team

Canoe Kayak Canada

Canoe Kayak Canada is proud to announce four athletes have been confirmed to the Freestyle Squirt team to represent Canada at the 2021 ICF Freestyle World Championships. The Worlds competition will be held in Nottingham, England, scheduled for July 13th to 17th. Matt Hamilton (Ontario), Ian Thomson (Ontario), and Marc Richard (Nova Scotia) were selected […]... Read More

CKC Statement on the Passing of Jim Mossman

Canoe Kayak Canada

CKC is deeply saddened to hear of the passing of CKC alumnus and Olympic coach, Jim Mossman. Jim coached Canada’s National Canoe teams at the 1960, 1964, 1968 and 1972 Olympic Games. He was a ground-breaking coxswain, recognized as one of the best of his generation in the back of a war canoe. He was […]... Read More

Updated CKC Safe Sport Policy Manual

Canoe Kayak Canada

OTTAWA, ON (October 30, 2020) – Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC) would like to update the Canadian paddling community regarding modifications that were recently made and approved to its Safe Sport Policy Manual. CKC has a fundamental obligation and responsibility to protect the health and well-being of the organization, its members and its participants. CKC takes […]... Read More

Members Update – Safe Sport

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

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