Special rights holders for DAN and qualification examinations in Canada:

- These rights are issued by JKA Headquarter to conduct DAN and qualification examinations in Canada. The levels indicated below are the maximum Dan ranks to which they can give an examination.

Jean-Pierre Cusson (Quebec)
SANDAN (3rd DAN) examination, 2013

Don Sharp (British Columbia)
NIDAN (2nd DAN) examination, 2014

Shahrokh Hoghooghi (Quebec)
NIDAN (2nd DAN) examination, 2014

François Gélinas (Quebec)
SHODAN (1st DAN) examination, 2008

Melarie Taylor (Quebec)
SHODAN (1st DAN) examination, 2014

Dan grading

Congratulations to all the following JKA-SKD Canada members who have been successful in Dan examination in the last year!
For more details, please go to the Newsletter section.

High ranking members of the JKA-SKD Canada

NANADAN (7th Dan):
Sakurai Yasuo (Japan), April 2005

Gélinas François (Quebec), October 2017

Cusson Jean-Pierre (Quebec), April 2018

Hoghooghi Shahrokh (Quebec), April 2018
Dessaint Louis (Quebec), October 2018

Sharp Don (British Columbia), October 2018

ROKUDAN (6th Dan):
Pavaliu Émil (Québec), June 2005

Quirion Manon (Quebec), October 2015
Blier Pierre (Quebec), April 2016
Massotti Angelo (Quebec), July 2017

GODAN (5th Dan): 
Deschatelets Mark (Quebec), July 2002
Avellaneda Oscar (Ontario), July 2005
Taylor Melarie (Quebec), July 2007

Doherty Michael (British Columbia), August 2013
Ungar Stacy (Quebec), October 2014

Mallett Graham (British Columbia), June 2016
Sharp Salvina (British Columbia), June 2016

YONDAN (4th Dan):
Ismail Ashraf (Quebec), December 1996
Persico François (Quebec), July 2004
Houle Jean-Pierre (Quebec), December 2006
Pinchuk David (Québec), December 2008
Rabah Driad (Quebec), August 2009

Aikawa Bio (Ontario), 2011
Lacerte Robert (Québec), 2011
Landry Stéphane (Quebec), 2013
Liboiron Daniel (Quebec), May 2016

Omeria Ashraf (British Columbia), June 2016

Atkin Paul (British Columbia), June 2016
Sidhu Harry (British Columbia), June 2016

Hardy Nadia (Québec), July 2016
Canaan Carole (Quebec), July 2018

Ishmael Trevor (Quebec), July 2018

SANDAN (3rd Dan):
Duquette Michel (Quebec), July 1989
Ishmael Hakim (Quebec), December 2000
Deslisle Gilles (Quebec), July 2002
Boucher Glen (British Columbia), June 2006
Hébert Johanne (Quebec), July 2006
Gendron Jean-Pierre (Quebec), November 2006
Monast Bernard (Quebec), November 2007
Ahlsten Andrew (British Columbia), August 2008
Lester John (British Columbia), August 2008
Lappan Joe (British Columbia), May 2009
Eugeni Rosanna (Quebec), July 2009
Gauvreau Serge (Quebec), August 2009
Hrusik Larry (British Columbia), June 2010
Bénard Christian (Quebec), June 2010

Robidas Joanne (Quebec), July 2012
Scott Louise (British Columbia), 2012
Allyen Philip (Quebec), July 2012
Miller Tammy (British Columbia), 2012
Guilbault Lyne (Quebec), 2013
Deslandes Marco (Quebec), August 2013
Lemnariu Sorin (British Columbia), 2013
Zink Tania (British Columbia), 2013
Orford Robyn (British Columbia), May 2014
Lenet Stephen (Quebec), July 2014
Jacques Jean-Guy (Quebec), July 2014
Mongrain François (Quebec), July 2014
Charbonneau Roger (Quebec), July 2014

Baaco Angelo (Quebec), March 2015
Billo Chuck (Quebec), March 2015
Smith Brock, (British Columbia), June 2016
Koperqualuk Lisa (Quebec), July 2016
Degroote Hugo (Quebec), July 2016
Solomon Jasmine (Quebec), July 2016

Sylvestre Julie (Quebec), July 2016
Natalino Mussini Pier (Quebec), August 2016
Van Dyke Pierre (Quebec), July 2017

Clairméus Aristhène (Quebec), July 2017
Phok Richie (Quebec), July 2017
Vanderloo Alain (Quebec), September 2017
Roux Christine (Quebec), July 2018