Ontario Karate Federation is the only government-recognized karate organization in this province.
Karate Canada is the only federal government (Sport Canada) and Canadian Olympic Committee-recognized karate organization in Canada.
Karate Canada is part of the Panamerican Karate Federation (PKF), which consists of countries in the Americas. The PKF is one of five continental organizations that comprise the World Karate Federation (WKF).
The World Karate Federation is the only international karate governing body recognized by the International Olympic Committee.
The above groups attract the best karate athletes and their medalists are the ONLY provincial, national, and world champions who are government and Olympic committee-recognized.