March Instructor Update

Here is a copy of the Instructor News section from the Feb/March 2011 Current Strokes Enewsletter renew early for free gear, advertise your courses, waterfront instructor reduced fees, comfort to control document for kayak instructor 1. Instructors, Renew Today  More than 200 instructor members have already renewed their memberships for the 2011 season. Everyone who […]

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SUP Draft River Manual and Flatwater Program Approved

We have great news to share! The Flatwater Stand Up Paddleboard program (including participant levels and the instructor & instructor-trainer program) has been approved by the Paddle Canada Board! We are a go! For now, we have the first draft of the SUP River program attached for your reading. We are looking forward to receiving […]

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Comfort to Control – A River Kayaking Instructor Resource

The River Kayak PDC is pleased to announced the posting of a new instructor resource document entitled ‘Comfort to Control’ written in 2006 by Jeff Johnson for The Madawaska Kanu Centre (MKC) Kayak Instruction Technical Resource Manual. Paddle Canada would like to thank the author Jeff Johnson and MKC for allowing us to share this […]

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Update from Transport Canada Office on Vessel Registration

Transport Canada is currently taking the month of March to review all the Small Vessel Registration processes pertaining to kayaks and canoes…  Paddle Canada has received an official letter from Transport Canada – Safety and Security Office in Ontario today, in the wake of the significant media attention on the issue of vessel registration. This […]

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Sea Kayak PDC Bursary Program for Instructors

For several years now Paddle Canada has been awarding bursaries to instructors looking to further the sea kayaking program in Canada. The intention of the bursary is to help defray certification or travel costs for instructors coming from or organizing courses in underfunded areas throughout Canada.  For 2011 we have $1500 available to instructors or […]

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