Canoe & Kayak in the News

 

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 InfoNews.ca, 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 - cbc.ca, 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

 

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