During the 2023 IKD Coupe Canada Cup, three members of the Maritime IKD were promoted to new black belt ranks. Congratulations to:
- Heather Gaudet, Rokudan
- Kaleigh Page, Shodan
- Madilyn Page, Shodan
Sensei Norm Robitza was presented with the IKD National Medal of Service and was promoted to an A Level, International Tournament Judge.