Awards

These awards are our way of recognizing members of the community who have made a major impact in the world of recreational paddling.

Canoe Kayak Nova Scotia presents awards annually at the AGM.

Canoe Kayak Nova Scotia Steve Cook Award

Steve Cook Volunteer of the Year Award

The membership and members of the public will be invited to nominate individuals and groups for this award. A letter explaining why the individual or group is worthy of the Steve Cook Volunteer of the Year Award must accompany each nomination. All nominations must be received no later than one month prior to the annual General Meeting and can be submitted at any time through out the year. An ad hoc committee will be established by the CKNS Executive to review all nominations and select the winning candidate.

Award application

Canoe Kayak Nova Scotia NS Waterways Stewardship Award
Canoe Kayak Nova Scotia NS Waterways Stewardship Award
Canoe Kayak Nova Scotia NS Waterways Stewardship Award

Fred Lynch Award

Fred Lynch Award for contributions to canoeing or kayaking, emphasizing individuals who have approached paddling with a multi-faceted style of instruction.

Award application

NS Waterways Stewardship Award

This award is given annually, at the discretion of the Canoe Kayak Nova Scotia (CKNS) board of directors, at the CKNS annual general meeting. Recipients of the award need not be members of CKNS. It is presented to an individual (or an organization) in recognition of a high degree of initiative and commitment in working towards the preservation of our province’s waterways.

Award application

Awards are presented annually at the Annual General Meeting.