Canoe & Kayak in the News


January 2018

Kamloops-based paddling club TRIPS in ‘reboot’ mode (with slideshow) -  Kamloops This Week, January 22


December 2017

Canim Lake teen wins prestigious award - 100 Mile Free Press, December 8


November 2017

Chilliwack paddlers picked for Team B.C. - The Chilliwack Progress, November 23

Kamloops paddlers crack Canoe Kayak BC team - Kamloops This Week, November 22

Ridge paddlers named to provincial team - Maple Ridge News, November 22

Community celebrates reconciliation canoe completion - Powell River Peak, November 22

Old canoe bows to new purpose - Nanaimo Bulletin, November 20

Reel Paddling Film Festival showcases paddling films - Powell River Peak, November 15

First Nations, eco-tour owners shocked at razor wire fence - North Shore News, November 9

B.C. Games volunteer rally a sign of community spirit - Chemainus Valley Courier, November 1

Tla’amin Nation youth carve out cultural lessons - Powell River Peak, November 1

October 2017

Chilliwack paddler helps Canadian dragon boaters win gold - The Chilliwack Progress, October 30

Cowichan BC Summer Games volunteers showing their colours - Cowichan Valley Citizen, October 29

Reconciliation canoe carving project -  Powell River Peak, October 26

Tradition carved into Little Shuswap canoes - Salmon Arm Observer, October 25

All ages sport a full body workout - Comox Valley Record, October 24

Cowichan Coffee Time: River celebration, Trivia Challenge, Growing Together - Cowichan Valley Citizen, October 19

September 2017

Reconciliation canoe carving begins - Powell River Peak, September 27

Expert kayaker to speak at meeting - Comox Valley Record, September 25

Flatwater Yukon caps season with hardware at Pacific Cup - Yukon News, September 21

Cardboard kayaks meet soggy demise - Nelson Star, September 7

Potkins competes at Canada Summer Games - Nelson Star, September 6

Dewdney’s Brent wins pair of bronze - Mission City Record, September 2

August 2017

Yukon paddlers out for flatwater championships - Yukon News, August 31

Prepare to sink! Cardboard Kayak Race returns - Nelson Star, August 26

PoMo paddler rides the rapids to success - Tri-City News, August 22

Flatwater Yukon hosts last splash at Yukon Championships regatta - Whitehorse Star, August 22

Ridge paddlers medal at Summer Games - Maple Ridge News, August 21

First David Thompson Paddlesport race a success - BC Local News, August 21

Langley paddler gave her all at Canada Games - Langley Advance, August 15

Canoe teams win four medals at nationals - BC Local News, August 15

Phare impresses at Canada Summer Games - Whistler Question, August 14

Kamloops swimmer Cameron Chambers nabs three medals at Canada Summer Games - CFJC Today, August 12

Maple Ridge has its list of play projects - Maple Ridge News, August 10

Kamloops athletes miss podium on day two, week two at Canada Games - CFJC Today, August 9

Whitewater wins for Chilliwack Centre of Excellence paddlers - Chilliwack Progress, August 9

Chilliwack athletes star at North American Indigenous Games - The Chilliwack Progress, August 4

Victorians to celebrate the Salish Sea with paddle - Victoria News, August 4

Yukon kayakers see podium at Westerns Regatta - Yukon News, August 3

Local athletes score results - Tri-Cities News, August 1

Ridge paddlers aiming for Games medals - Maple Ridge News, August 1

July 2017

Kayak and canoe athletes prep in Langley for Canada Summer Games - Langley Advance, July 28

Sechelt Nation youth helps B.C. win Indigenous Games - Coast Reporter, July 27

Burnaby defender proud to wave the flag - Burnaby Now, July 27

Canim Lake athletes excell in Toronto - 100 Mile Free Press, July 26

Valley athletes help Team B.C. finish atop NAIG medal standings - Cowichan Valley Citizen, July 26

Canada Games come calling for Nanaimo beach volleyball team - Nanaimo News Bulletin, July 25

Media Release: The Countdown Towards Canoe Welland 2017 Continues - Wire Service, July 25

‘Canoeing is part of our history, part of our blood’ - Hamilton Spectator, July 20

Strong representation for Cowichan Valley at NAIG 2017 - Cowichan Valley Citizen, July 19

Paddling competition at Indigenous Games is 'tradition through sport' - CBC Sports,  July 18

NAIG offers more than medals; it’s an adventure say competitors - APTN National News, July 18

Kayak duo takes part in world’s longest race - The Daily Courier, July 14

Maple Ridge council says no to new pool, museum - Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows News, July 12

Company sponsors participants in kayaking quest - Kelowna Capital News, July 7

Canim Lake students heading to Toronto - BC Local News, July 6

Yukoners aboard winning boat in River Quest - BC Local News, July 6

Tandem canoe and tandem kayak sprint to finish of 715K paddling race - Whitehorse Daily Star, July 5

Whitehorse to Dawson City in 42 hours: Canoeists celebrate Yukon River Quest win - CBC News North, July 4

Turner, Vincent deliver the goods in Northern Hardware race - Prince George Citizen, July 2

June 2017

Boat building, raven's tail weaving: 7th annual Adäka festival begins in Whitehorse - CBC News North, June 30

Paddler invited to Canada Summer Games - Nelson Star, June 28

Yukon River Quest kicks off in Whitehorse - CBC News North, June 28

Victoria paddlers raise funds in Metchosin for Hawaii trip - Goldstream Gazette News, June 25

'If it flips or sinks, show's over': Crews train to rescue vehicle passengers in floods - CBC News British Columbia, June 24

Victoria’s Coen del Valle poised for breakout performance at upcoming Canada Summer Games -  CHEK News, June 20

Nanaimo Canoe and Kayak Club partners with Canucks Autism Network for workshop and Try-It event - Nanaimo News Now, June 15

Victoria waterways road to nationals for competitive kayaker - Victoria  News, June 9

About a local: Pulling for the Squamish Nation - Squamish Chief, June 7

Masters gold for Maytom - Nelson Star, June 6

Cheung set to compete at Canada Summer Games - Langley Times, June 2

Weekend events highlight the outdoors in and around Kamloops - Kamlooops, Juen 2

Three Kamloops paddlers to represent B.C. - Kamloops This Week, June 1

May 2017

CCE paddlers power through Kananaskis course - Chilliwack Progress, May 19

Pemberton dragon boaters heading overseas - Whistler Pique, May 18

Kamloops Canoe and Kayak Club season underway; events on the horizon - Kamloops This Week, May 17

Paddlers make waves for Maple Ridge club - Maple Ridge News May 17

April 2017

Flatwater Yukon to welcome first season at Schwatka Lake - Whitehorse Star, April 26

Nelson Kayak and Canoe Club secures new canoe - Nelson Star, April 22

Nelson Kayak and Canoe Club secures new canoe - BC Local News, April 22

Maple Ridge man wins provincial coaching award - Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows News, April 19

Lake Revelstoke site of new canoe-kayak event - Arrow Lakes News, April 7

Lake Revelstoke site of new canoe-kayak event - Golden Star, April 4

March 2017

Seven athletes from Kamloops Canoe and Kayak Club training in Taiwan - CFJC Today, March 24

Better access down to Chilliwack blueways could be coming for paddlers and more - Chilliwack Progress, March 15

UFV hosting Reel Paddling Film Festival - Abbotsford News, March 7

A global backyard - Alaska Highway News, March 2

February 2017

Olympic hopefuls invited to tryouts at UVic - Times Colonist, February 18

Kamloops Canoe and Kayak Club to host fundraiser night - Kamloops This Week, February 10

Slalom season starts with CCE's Icebreaker races - Chilliwack Progress, February 9





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