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Upcoming Spring Gradings

Upated: May 9. Registration is now open for the following gradings. Please note that written examinations are due on the same date as the registration deadline. Registration deadlines are 2 weeks before the examination date.Les inscriptions sont maintenant ouvertes...

Seeking Calligrapher for Japanese Certificates

The CKF is seeking a Calligrapher for its Japanese Certificates. This is a paid position and is required twice a year during certificate time. A great opportunity to share your talent with an organization continuing to promote its Japanese-Canadian heritage. Please...

Junior Team Canada Invitation for 50th Kaiseiki Tournament

This year, CKF is excited to announce a call for expression of interest to high school age kendoka in Canada for the 50th Kaiseiki (魁星旗) High School Kendo Tournament to be held March 29-31, 2023. (https://www.kendo.or.jp/competition/kaiseiki-50th/). This is a major...

$5685 Raised to Make a Change in 2022

A Word of Thanks to Our Donors in 2021 Merci à nos donateurs et donatrices en 2021 The CKF Board extends its gratitude to the donors who made a contribution to our "Make a Change in 2022" donation drive. We are pleased to announce that our generous community donated a...

Make a Change in 2022 – Donate to the CKF by December 31st

As the year comes to an end, we are reaching out to the Kendo community to support the ongoing activities of the Canadian Kendo Federation in 2022. This fall, we were able to hold gradings in Kendo, Iaido, and Jodo in cities across Canada. These were the first...

Upcoming Gradings

Updated: November 19. Registration is now open for the following gradings. Please note that written examinations are due on the same date as the registration deadline. Registration deadlines are 2 weeks before the examination date.Les inscriptions sont maintenant...

2021 Virtual National Kendo Seminar

The CKF welcomes you to join the 2021 Virtual National Kendo Seminar on June 19 & 20, 2021. We are excited to present a lineup of speakers from across Canada and the World. Each session will focus on different skills, topics, and knowledge areas. The event is free to attend for current CKF members, and by donation for non-members.

18th World Kendo Championships Canceled

The International Kendo Federation (FIK) has officially announced “Postponement of the 18th World Kendo Championships (18WKC) originally scheduled in May 2021”.

18th World Kendo Championships Postponed

The International Kendo Federation (FIK) has officially announced “Postponement of the 18th World Kendo Championships (18WKC) originally scheduled in May 2021”.

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National Referee Seminars

National Referee Seminars

The Canadian Kendo Federation invites kendo leaders from across Canada to participate in several Referee Seminars this spring. All active kendo practitioners 4 Dan and above should attend the...

Change of President
Changement à la présidence

For personal reasons, Richard Tizzard has resigned as CKF President effective immediately. The Board of Directors thanks Tizzard-sensei for his long service to kendo in Canada The BOD has appointed Hyun-June Choi as President, to serve until the next election which...

National Referee Seminars

National Referee Seminars

The Canadian Kendo Federation invites kendo leaders from across Canada to participate in several Referee Seminars this spring. All active kendo practitioners 4 Dan and above should attend the Virtual Referee Primer on Sunday, April 3rd, and one of the in-person...

Upcoming Spring Gradings

Upated: May 9. Registration is now open for the following gradings. Please note that written examinations are due on the same date as the registration deadline. Registration deadlines are 2 weeks before the examination date.Les inscriptions sont maintenant ouvertes...

Seeking Calligrapher for Japanese Certificates

Seeking Calligrapher for Japanese Certificates

The CKF is seeking a Calligrapher for its Japanese Certificates. This is a paid position and is required twice a year during certificate time. A great opportunity to share your talent with an organization continuing to promote its Japanese-Canadian heritage. Please...

Junior Team Canada Invitation for 50th Kaiseiki Tournament

Junior Team Canada Invitation for 50th Kaiseiki Tournament

This year, CKF is excited to announce a call for expression of interest to high school age kendoka in Canada for the 50th Kaiseiki (魁星旗) High School Kendo Tournament to be held March 29-31, 2023. (https://www.kendo.or.jp/competition/kaiseiki-50th/). This is a major...

Junior National Championships | May 27-29, 2022

Junior National Championships | May 27-29, 2022

As we look forward to 2022, the CKF Board is pleased to announce the first Canadian National Junior Kendo Championships in Calgary, Alberta on May 27, 28, and 29th. Please save the date. Canadian National Junior Kendo Championships Dates: May 27, 28, 29 Location:...

$5685 Raised to Make a Change in 2022

$5685 Raised to Make a Change in 2022

A Word of Thanks to Our Donors in 2021 Merci à nos donateurs et donatrices en 2021 The CKF Board extends its gratitude to the donors who made a contribution to our "Make a Change in 2022" donation drive. We are pleased to announce that our generous community donated a...

Make a Change in 2022 – Donate to the CKF by December 31st

Make a Change in 2022 – Donate to the CKF by December 31st

As the year comes to an end, we are reaching out to the Kendo community to support the ongoing activities of the Canadian Kendo Federation in 2022. This fall, we were able to hold gradings in Kendo, Iaido, and Jodo in cities across Canada. These were the first...

Upcoming Gradings

Updated: November 19. Registration is now open for the following gradings. Please note that written examinations are due on the same date as the registration deadline. Registration deadlines are 2 weeks before the examination date.Les inscriptions sont maintenant...

AGM Voting Results / Résultats des votes de l’AGA

During the Annual General Meeting held on June 26, voting was held for the Board of Directors. Following the meeting, the new board met and elected the executive.The results are as follows: Richard Tizzard - President Makiko Ara - Vice-President, WestHyun-June Choi -...

Jodo Report

This report was prepared for the 2021 AGM by Pamela Morgan, BOD member.

Financial Statements

Here are the financial statements for the year ending March 2021. They will be presented at the AGM by the treasurer.

Advance Motions for AGM

Motion 1, from John Maisonneuve, Barrhaven That the Canadian Kendo Federation appoint the firm of Stern Cohen, CA/CPA, to conduct reviews of the annual financial statements for a three-year term. Que la Fédération canadienne de kendo nomme le cabinet Stern Cohen,...

CKF Board of Director Candidates

The following people have put their names forward for election to the CKF BOD. The BOD consists of 8 members, elected for a 3 year term during the Annual General Meeting. There is no automatic continuation for current board members; those who wish to return must stand...

2021 Virtual National Kendo Seminar

2021 Virtual National Kendo Seminar

The CKF welcomes you to join the 2021 Virtual National Kendo Seminar on June 19 & 20, 2021. We are excited to present a lineup of speakers from across Canada and the World. Each session will focus on different skills, topics, and knowledge areas. The event is free to attend for current CKF members, and by donation for non-members.

2021 Team Canada Program Official Closing

2021 Team Canada Program Official Closing

An announcement from Christian D’Orangeville, CKF President, officially closes the 2021 Kendo Team Canada program. Details on the commencement of Team Canada and re-appointment of the leadership team for the 2024 World Kendo Championships are provided.

CKF Iaido Zoom Seminar Thank-you

As our experiences mount with a year like no other, may we extend our thoughts to you, family and those close for wellness and safe-being all around. Our sincere thanks to all who were able to join with us for the CKF Iaido ZNKR Seitei Zoom Seminar held Saturday,...

Kazuko D’Orangeville Honoured

On April 29, 2021, the Consulate General of Japan in Montreal announced that Ms. Kazuko D’Orangeville was awarded the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Rays for her long dedication to the promotion and teaching of Ikebana. CKF congratulates Ms. D'Orangeville on...

18th World Kendo Championships Canceled

18th World Kendo Championships Canceled

The International Kendo Federation (FIK) has officially announced “Postponement of the 18th World Kendo Championships (18WKC) originally scheduled in May 2021”.