Canoe Niagara 2013

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(04/08/2013)
First medals handed out
at Canoe Niagara


WELLAND, ON –The third day of competition saw the WIFC welcoming its largest crowd of the week as many gathered early in the day to catch the first day of medal ceremonies at Canoe Niagara 2013. Read Article»


(02/08/2013)
Canoe Niagara 2013 - Racing gets underway at the Welland International Flatwater Centre


Thursday August 1st, 2013 marked the inaugural day of international competition at the newly renovated Welland International Flatwater Centre (WIFC). Read Article»


(02/08/2013)
Opening Ceremonies Features Fireworks

Thursday, July 31st marked the opening ceremonies of the 2013 ICF Junior and Under 23 Canoe Sprint World Championships at Merritt Park Amphitheatre, Welcoming 63 countries and over 750 athletes to compete in Welland. The evening was filled with festivities, dancing, and celebration. Read Article»


(30/07/2013)
Watch the ICF Junior and U23 Canoe Sprint World Championships on TV and online

WELLAND, ON – CanoeKayak fans will be able to watch the 2013 ICF Junior and U23 Canoe Sprint World Championships on television and online as 70 countries compete in Welland, ON from August 1 to 4. Read Article»


(24/07/2013)
Canoe Niagara 2013 gets underway with Development Camps and Pre-competition Training

WELLAND, ON - The world is arriving in Welland for the 2013 ICF Junior & U23 Canoe Sprint World Championships. On Monday, July 22, 2013 athletes from around the world took their first strokes in the Welland Canal as part of their preparation for Canoe Niagara 201. Read Article»


(13/07/2013)
Canadian Paddling Champs Officially Open First Venue for TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games

WELLAND, ON – With packed stands and fans cheering them on, Canadian Olympian Mark Oldershaw and defending Pan Am champion K.C. Fraser raced down the canal at the Welland Pan Am Flatwater Centre today, officially opening the site ofCano Sprint races for the TORONTO 2015 Pan AmGames. Read Article»


(04/06/2013)
Truly Canadian...Bear Mountain Boats War Canoe Challenge

WELLAND,ON – Truly Canadian! Canoe Niagara 2013 is pleased to announce Bear Mountain Boats have teamed up with the War Canoe Challenge as title sponsor. A truly Canadian sport, War CanoeRacing plays an important role in Canadian Canoe Clubsprint racing competition across the country. Read Article »


(01/04/2013)
Canoe Niagara 2013 Partners with Regatta Sport

WELLAND, ON – What to wear? What to wear? The checklist of details required to stage a World Championships event has just become shorter! Richard Dalton, General Manager of Canoe
Niagara 2013, the International Canoe Federation Junior and Under 23 Canoe Sprint World Championships, is happy to announce Niagara’s own Regatta Sport as the Official Canoe Niagara Volunteer Team Apparel supplier and Official Event Merchandiser of the World Championships.
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(28/03/2013)

Canadian Officials to have a big presence at ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships

OTTAWA, ON - The International Canoe Federation has release its roster of officials for the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships and the Junior and Under 23 Canoe Sprint World Championships. Canada will have a strong representation of international technical officials at both championships.
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(15/02/2013)
150 Days Until Canoe Niagara - Launch Party

Canoe Niagara would like to invite you to attend the 150 days until Canoe Niagara - Launch Party that will be taking place on Monday, March 4, 2013 at 4:00pm at Welland Civic Square. Read Article »


(15/02/2013)
Canoe Niagara, Qualifier For Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games

Canoe Niagara is pleased to announce that the International Canoe Federation has selected Canoe Niagara, the 2013 ICF Junior and Under 23 Canoe Sprint World Championships as a qualifier for Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games.
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(14/02/2013)
Canoe Niagara 2013 Partners with Beatties Basics

Canoe Niagara would like to announce that Beatties Basics is the Official Paper Supplier for Canoe Niagara. Beatties Basics are a full service office products retailer serving the Niagara Region and Hamilton markets.
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(01/02/2013)
Canoe Niagara 2013 Seeking Volunteers For World Championships


Canoe Niagara 2013, the ICF Junior and Under 23 Canoe Sprint World Championships, is very pleased to announce that registration is now open for volunteers! Volunteers are needed in a variety of positions to support and help deliver a World Class event that will be the pride of the Canadian canoeing community, the City of Welland and the Niagara Region.
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(05/12/2012)
Regional Tourism Office ~ Tourism Partnership Niagara ~ Supports CANOE Niagara 2013 Canoe Sprint World Championships

The City of Welland, the Welland Recreational Canal Corporation (WRCC) and CanoeKayak Canada celebrated an enormous victory on Saturday at the International Canoe Federation’s (ICF) meeting of the Board of Directors as Welland was selected as the host city for the 2013 ICF World Junior Canoe Sprint Championships.
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(26/11/2012)
Province Supports CANOE Niagara 2013 The 2013 ICF Junior and Under 23 Canoe Sprint World Championships

The Welland Recreational Canal Corporation (WRCC) is very pleased to recognize support from the Province of Ontario for the 2013 ICF Junior and Under 23 Canoe Sprint World Championships to be held at the Welland International Flatwater Centre in August of 2013.
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(16/11/2012)
Sarah Smith named Assistant General Manager of Canoe Niagara 2013

The Welland Recreation Canal Corporation has named Sarah Smith as the Assistant General Manager of Canoe Niagara 2013.
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(26/10/2012)
TO2015 breaks ground on Welland Pan Am Flatwater Centre World-class facility to host canoe and kayak sprints during TORONTO 2015 Games

Ripples of excitement spread across the “Old Canal” today as construction officially started at the Welland International Flatwater Centre to transform it into a premier venue for the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games.
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(17/09/2012)
Richard Dalton named General Manager of Canoe Niagara 2013

The Welland Recreation Canal Corporation has named Richard Dalton as the General Manager of Canoe Niagara 2013. Richard will play a leadership role in delivering the 2013 ICF Junior and Under 23 Canoe Sprint World Championships in Welland, ON next August 1st to 4th.
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(03/10/2012)
Welland Receives the International Canoe Federation Flag In Preparation for ICF 2013 Junior and Under 23 Canoe Sprint World Championships

Mayor Sharpe, Mr. Mahler and Mr. Fischer attended the 2011 ICF Junior Canoe Sprint World Championships to take part in a number of international hosting responsibilities including the closing ceremonies in which the International Canoe Federation flag was ceremoniously passed to the City of Welland, as host municipality of the 2013 World Championships.
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(02/05/2012)
$1 Million in funding announced for the 2013 ICF Junior and U23 Canoe Sprint World Championships

CanoeKayak Canada and the Welland Recreational Canal Corporation are pleased to announce $1 million in funding from Sport Canada for the 2013 ICF Junior and U23 Canoe Sprint World Championships.

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Lieutenant Governor of Ontario to Present Gold Medals at the 2015 World Dragon Boat Racing Championships

Aug 21st, 2015

The Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, will be in attendance in the afternoon of Saturday, August 22 , at the Welland International Flatwater Centre North Course for the 2015 World Dragon Boat Racing Championships. Her Honour will present gold medals to members of the winning team.

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING

  • “Dragon Boat Canada is looking forward to our continued working partnership with the Welland Recreational Canal Corporation and we only expect the Canadian Dragon Boat Championships to flourish in years to come.The Welland International Flatwater Centre is a great asset to the dragon boat community and Dragon Boat Canada is excited to call the Welland International Flatwater Centre home for upcoming Championships”
    Chloe Greenhalgh, Executive Director of Dragon Boat Canada.

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