It’s Day 1 at Canoe ’22. Here’s what you can expect.

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August 03, 2022

After much anticipation and many hours of planning, Canoe ’22 races have officially started! Today’s race schedule features a total of 185 canoe and kayak races.  Here are a few Team Canada highlights to watch for:

  • - Olympic Medalist and 2021 World Champion Katie Vincent teams up with Sloan Mackenzie for the C2 Women 500m
  • - Canada’s K4 men 500m team of Pierre Poulin, Nicholas Matveev, Laurent Lavigne, and Simon McTavish will hit the water in their first heat

For schedule and Official Results, visit and click the link in our Competition menu.  To follow your favourite athletes, click Races & Athletes, where you can click on any race and sign up for Athlete alerts by taping the bell icon next to the athlete’s name.

You can watch ALL the races Live and VOD by clicking the Watch Live links on our website.

The Canoe ’22 Festival has already started!  This cultural street festival is located along Prince Albert Road and will feature family-friendly activities, food vendors, music performances and, of course, a place to cheer for Team Canada! Here is the schedule for Wednesday, August 3:

  • - 11am - 5pm: Food vendors, licensed area, marketplace, kidszone, activities.
  • - 1:15pm - 2:30pm: Harmz on the First Up RBCxMusic Stage.
  • - 7pm: Yoga on Silver’s Hill

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