2020 Canoe Kayak Saskatchewan AGM Meeting Summary

Our 2020 AGM was well represented via online video conference from all wet corners of Saskatchewan! Many topics were discussed that bring value to all clubs and disciplines in our great sport! Stay tuned for formal update on our “Transparency-Online” Governance Section. Canoe Kayak Saskatchewan has three positions open for nomination (ends 2020-May-9): Treasurer – Executive Committee – 2 Year TermCoaches and Officials Director – 1 Year TermRecreation Director – 1 Year TermWhitewater Director – 1 Year Term Please send your nominations or curriculum vitae for open positions to...

Connect with Canoe Kayak Canada Virtual Series

Canoe Kayak Canada (CKC) launches a weekly webinar series called “Connect with CKC” designed for members of the paddling community. Experts will present on a variety of topics including health, fitness and mental well-being.All coaches who register will receive 1 Professional Development Point for each webinar they attend. Professional development points will be tracked in the Locker and will be counted towards NCCP Maintenance of Certification criteria. Learn...

Canoe Kayak Saskatchewan 2020 AGM Date is Set!

Notice of the Annual General Meeting of Canoe Kayak Saskatchewan Dear CKS members and stakeholders, This is to advise of the upcoming annual general meeting of the members of Canoe Kayak Saskatchewan. Due to the Covid restrictions CKS will be holding the 2020 AGM via conference call. The details of this meeting are as follows: Date: Monday May 4 2020Time: 7:00 – 9:00 PMPlace: Zoom conference call.Deadline: Registration, Proxy Forms & Questions 7pm Apr. 30 2020 Note: Please register for the AGM by sending an email ed@canoekayaksask.ca. A Zoom link will be sent to you prior to the AGM meeting. To assist with the CKS Board providing appropriate responses to financial questions or to submit proxy forms please email them to ed@canoekayaksask.ca. Meeting attachments will be posted on the CKS website at www.canoekayaksask.ca: • The 2020 AGM agenda. • The minutes of 2019 annual general meeting. • CKS annual report. • Call for CKS Board nominations. • Proxy vote forms Click here to access our 2020 AGM Documents! Greg Laroque. Executive...

Canoe Kayak Saskatchewan Athletes Winners in 2019 Sask Sport Athlete of the Year Awards

Ivan English (Saskatoon) and Mike Vincent (Regina) are winners of the Sask Sport Athlete of the Year Awards in the Masters category.Ivan ( and Mike won the grueling 2019 Yukon River Canoe Quest (www.yukonriverquest.com). The Yukon River Canoe Quest is the longest paddling race in the world at 715km.Ivan and Mike completed the quest in 44h59m10s. Jarret Kenke (Saskatoon) is the winner in the Sask Sport Athlete of the Year Awards in the Mens category.Jarret Kenke was a silver medalist in the 2019 K2 1,000 m kayak race at the Pan Am Games and Canadian Sprint Nationals. He also earned silver at the 2019 K2 1,000 m National Team Trials. Learn more about the Saskatchewan Sport...
Cold Water Risk

Cold Water Risk

Spring is finally here and paddlers are starting to return to training on Canadian water. PFD’s are required when paddling on water colder then 8 Degrees Celcius. More importantly, wearing PFD’s when paddling alone is always a great idea, no matter your age or competency. Your diligence in following the code of safety will help to prevent tragedies. Please take a few moments to review the sprint, whitewater and marathon safety policies and be sure to spread the word as CKC shares safety tips through social media. Cold Water Effects – Whitepaper Learn more about Cold Water Safety at...

Canoe Kayak Saskatchewan 2020 AGM / Expo Postponed

Canoe Kayak Saskatchewan (CKS) will be postponing their Annual General Meeting that had been scheduled for March 28-2020.In response to Covid-19 SaskSport has made changes to their operations including closing all SaskSport offices/facilities to the public.  SaskSport has indicated that “organizations should not hold in-person AGMs at this time.”CKS has been working on an alternate plan to meet the AGM requirement without putting people at risk.  Details of the plan will be communicated as they become final. If you desire additional information pertaining to Novel Coronavirus – COVID-19 – the following websites are good sources to use. Canoe Kayak Canada Websitehttps://canoekayak.ca/coronavirus/ Government of Saskatchewanhttps://www.saskatchewan.ca/coronavirus Public Health Agency of Canadahttps://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/coronavirus-disease-covid-19.html World Health Organizationhttps://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019 Learn more...

Canoe Kayak Saskatchewan Members – COVID-19 Statement

Attention Canoe Kayak Saskatchewan Members This memo is to provide information on COVID-19 and what measures the Canoe Kayak Saskatchewan is taking to help prevent the spread of the virus and keep everyone safe. Canoe Kayak Saskatchewan will be monitoring the current situation and will be advising members how the virus may affect them. We continue to be in contact with Canoe Kayak Canada as the situation develops and have attached their most recent statement. The Canoe Kayak Saskatchewan Annual General Meeting & Expo is planned for March 28, 2020 in Regina. We are investigating our options regarding the meeting but potentially it could be delayed ensuring the health of our members. If you desire additional information pertaining to Novel Coronavirus – COVID-19 – the following websites are good sources to use. Canoe Kayak Canada Website https://canoekayak.ca/coronavirus/ Government of Saskatchewan https://www.saskatchewan.ca/coronavirus Public Health Agency of Canada https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/coronavirus-disease-covid-19.html World Health Organization https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019 Canoe Kayak Saskatchewan will update you as more information becomes...

Canoe Kayak Saskatchewan Athletes Finalists in 2019 Sask Sport Athlete of the Year Awards

Ivan English (Saskatoon) and Mike Vincent (Regina) are finalists for Sask Sport Athlete of the Year Awards in the Masters category. Ivan ( and Mike won the grueling 2019 Yukon River Canoe Quest (www.yukonriverquest.com). The Yukon River Canoe Quest is the longest paddling race in the world at 715km. Ivan and Mike completed the quest in 44h59m10s. Jarret Kenke (Saskatoon) is a finalist in the Sask Sport Athlete of the Year Awards in the Mens category. Jarret Kenke was a silver medalist in the 2019 K2 1,000 m kayak race at the Pan Am Games and Canadian Sprint Nationals. He also earned silver at the 2019 K2 1,000 m National Team Trials. Learn more about the Sask Sport Athletes of the Year...