Canoe & Kayak in the News


June 2017

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

January 2017

Mail-in survey seeks input on Maple Ridge recreation places - Maple Ridge News, January 23

2016: The year in Abbotsford sports - Abbotsford News, January 1

December 2016

Traditional Watercraft Project -, December 30

The year in review: April - Whitehorse Star, December 28

List of sports announced for 2018 Cowichan Valley games - Cowichan Valley Citizen, December 16

Potkins, Wouters named to provincial teams - Nelson Star, December 9

Strashenko, Loutet sisters selected to provincial team - Burnaby Now, December 8

Langley sisters to represent B.C. on water - Langley Advance, December 7

Fort Langley Canoe Club well represented on Team BC - Langley Times, December 2 

November 2016

Sports announced for 2018 BC Summer Games - Campbell River Mirror, November 22

Local paddler named U15 Male Canoe Athlete of the Year - Whistler Question, November 21

Langley trio honoured at Canoe Kayak BC's annual awards reception - Langley Times, November 18

Nelson Kayak and Canoe Club coach earns provincial recognition - Nelson Daily News, November 18

Phare earns provincial honour - Pique News Magazine, November 17

Nelson kayaker returns home from World Cup - Nelson Star, November 16

Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows paddlers honoured - Maple Ridge News, November 16

Local kayaker earns BC scholarship - Chilliwack Times, November 16

Taylor and Kryworuchko Chilliwack's whitewater winners- Chilliwack Progres, November 15

Sports announced for Cowichan 2018 BC Summer Games - Comox Valley Record, November 5

True Aim - Whitehorse Star, November 4

40/40 Hindsight: Anne Merklinger reflects on her fifth decade - The Globe and Mail, November 3

Sports announced for 2018 B.C. Games - Sooke News Mirror, November 2

October 2016

Local eye doctor earns podium finish at 2016 World Kayak Marathon Championships - Nelson Star, October 30

Yukon River Quest 2017 expected prize purse increases by $2,700 - Whitehorse Daily Star, October 21

Hope slough cleanup in Chilliwack postponed by bad weather - Chilliwack Progress, October 17

Shuswp River focus of effort - Vernon Morning Star, October 6

September 2016

Paddler finds a way to make it to race day - Nanaimo News Bulletn, September 29

The Georgia Straight proudly sponsors Water's Edge Day - Georgia Straight, September 28

Paddlers clean up Shuswap - Vernon Morning Star, September 23

Ridge Canoe and Kayak Club looks back on great year - Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows News, September 22

Canoe and kayak competitors converge on Maple Ridge's Whonnock Lake - Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadow Times, September 19

Yukon Canoe and Kayak Club paddlers attend first regatta - Whitehorse Star, September 16

Burnaby sisters set tone in canoe, kayak medal haul - Burnaby Now, September 15

Local paddler braves second-degree burns at nationals - Kamlooops This Week, September 8

FLCC helps win 10 medals - Langley Times, September 8

Island MVP: Cameron Antifave - CTV Vancouver Island, September 8

KCKC paddlers reach national finals - Kamloops This Week, September 7

Sports briefs: Local paddlers finish strong at nationals - Whistler Question, September 5

Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows paddlers bring home bling from nationals in Nova Scotia - Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows Times, September 4

August 2016

On Deck: Upcoming sporting events in Chilliwack - Chilliwack Times, August 31

High five: Langley athletes going for gold with Team BC - Langley Times, August 30

Pemberton Paddlers named to Team BC’s long list squad - Whistler Question, August 29

Kamloops dominates Team BC at canoe and kayak nationals - Kamloops This Week, August 26

Paddler considered for Canada Summer Games - Nelson Star, August 26

Paddlers going for gold at sprint championships - Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows News, August 25

Sisters make Team BC - Burnaby Now, August 25

Fort Langley paddlers on Canada Games list - Langley Advance, August 24

Yukoners podium in national whitewater sprint race - Whitehorse Daily Star, August 19

Sisters grab Games gold - Burnaby Now, August 17

Maple Ridge paddler places sixth at worlds - Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadow Times, August 8

Former champs regain titles at Whitewater Rodeo - Yukon News, August 5

Paddlers catch air time during club’s annual rodeo - Whitehorse Daily Star, August 4

Explore: Take a dip in the Gorge waterway - Times Colonist, August 4

Allure and charm of wood on water entices builders - Powell River Peak, August 3

Pemberton Paddlers score major win at B.C. Games - Whistler Question, August 1

July 2016

Many medals for Mission athletes at BC Summer Games - Mission City Record, July 30

Island athletes all winners at Games - Nanaimo News Bulletin, July 30

Eyes Shut Tight - Whitehorse Daily Star, July 29

Chilliwack athletes fuel Fraser Valley at BC Summer Games - Chilliwack Progress, July 28

BC Summer Games - medal winners - Cloverdale Reporter, July 28

Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows athletes medal at BC Games - Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows News, July 27

BC Games medal haul for Nelson Kayak and Canoe Club paddlers - Nelson Daily, July 26

AT THE GAMES: Pair of Maple Ridge paddlers shine in Girls K-2 race - Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows Times, July 26

Nelson paddlers dominate at BC Summer Games - Nelson Star, July 25

CANOE and KAYAK: Paddlers love cutting through the water - BC Local News, July 22

Games paddling events underway Friday - BC Local News, July 22

Paddle renews call to protect Salish Sea - Victoria News, July 21

Brother, Brother, Brother, Brother -, July 20

Athletes represent whole Island at B.C. Summer Games - Nanaimo News Bulletin, July 19

Yukon 1000 begins in Whitehorse - Whitehorse Daily Star, July 18

Kamloops canoe club wants more women in the sport - CBC Kamloops, July 18

Dawid Mocke beats brother to win Surfski Championships - Squamish Chief, July 16

Islander to compete in Canadian Surfski championships - Bowen Island Undercurrent, July 15

A sight to see at Shumway - Kamloops This Week, July 15

Squamish’s Mamquam dike trail - Squamish Chief, July 15

Meet the team: Langley well represented at BC Summer Games - Langley Times, July 14

Kayakers set out for B.C. Games - Cloverdale Reporter, July 12

Paddlers ride the surf to victory - Prince George Citizen, July 12

Local paddlers set to represent at B.C. Summer Games - Whistler Question, July 11

Dugout Canoe Project At Exploration Place Will Make A Splash At The Northern Hardware Canoe Race - My Prince George Now, July 9

Big contingent ready for BC Games - Maple Ridge Pitt Meadow News, July 8

Canoe project stirs up memories - Prince George Citizen, July 8

Dugout canoeists hope to inspire new race category - Prince George Citizn, July 8

Best of Pemberton 2016 - Whistler Pique, July 7

Maple Ridge paddler qualifies for Team Canada - Maple Ridge PItt Meadows News, July 1

June 2016

Kamloops Canoe and Kayak Club Camps - Shaw TV Kamloops, June 30

First Nations and public servants paddle towards reconciliation - Whistler Question, June 27

Langley's Cheung at national team trials - Langley Times, June 23

Turners tackle Yukon River Quest - Prince George Citizen, June 24

Kamloops Canoe and Kayak Club medals in Seattle - Kamloops This Week, June 21

Top 5 things to do this weekend - Burnaby Now, June 16

Open house for Burnaby's canoe and kayak club - Burnaby Now, June 15

Burnaby hosts its first National Aboriginal Day celebration - Burnaby Now, June 15

Paddle days going strong and growing at Ditidaht Community School - Ha Shilth Sa, June 9 

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