Canoe & Kayak in the News


August 2018

Fort Canoe Kayak Club goes for gold - Langley Times, August 13

New West athletes hit medal jackpot at Games - New Westminster Record, August 3

July 2018

Delta athletes return with medal haul from BC Summer Games - Delta Optimist, July 26

Burnaby athletes shine at Games - Burnaby Now, July 26

Local kayaker shares her most thrilling whitewater routes - Squamish Chief, July 26

TC athletes win medals at BC Summer Games - Tri-City News, July 24

Vertue makes eight trips to B.C. Games podium - Prince George Citizen, July 22

BC Games: Day 2 comes to an end - Vernon Morning Star, July 21

Kamloops athletes competing at the 2018 B.C. Summer Games - CFJC Today, July 18

Slideshow: Kamloops Canoe and Kayak Club plays host to provincial event - Kamloops This Week, July 17

Delta Sports Council officially sends off athletes headed to BC Summer Games - Delta Optimist, July 15

B.C. Summer Games 2018 set to kick off in Cowichan next week - Global News, July 12

Canoe Race Brings Out Top Paddlers - CKPG Today, July 9

Blackburn & Smith, Cupp win at Northern Hardware Canoe Race - My Prince George Now, July 8

Three-generation family team paddles to the top - Prince George Citizen, July 7

Delta athletes headed to Cowichan for BC Summer Games - Delta Optimist, July 6

Get Your Paddles Ready; The Northern Hardware Canoe Race is Around the Corner -  My Prince George Now, July 3


June 2018

Local paddling results -  Kamloops This Week, June 14


May 2018

Three Chilliwack Centre of Excellence paddlers qualify for Junior World Championships - Chilliwack Progress, May 17


April 2018

Paddling club to host open house - Kamloops This Week, April 5


March 2018

Paddling for all - The Squamish Chief, March 22


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





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