BCPA Assistant Editor

B.C. Pipers’ Newsletters of 1985

The Historical Newsletters page has been updated with the release of archival B.C. Pipers’ Newsletters from 1985. Besides the regular news of competitions and results, BCPA Life Member Bill Elder has compiled the following interesting news of that year: Angus Macpherson continues to write thought provoking Editorials and Peter Aumonier continues with many reports on…

B.C. Pipers’ Newsletters of 1983

The Historical Newsletters page has been updated with the release of archival B.C. Pipers’ Newsletters from 1983. Besides the regular news of competitions and results, BCPA Life Member Bill Elder has compiled the following interesting news of that year: Judging Seminar, discussion surrounding standardized judging sheets. The 51st Annual Gathering to be held at Vancouver…

B.C. Pipers’ Newsletters of 1980

The Historical Newsletters page has been updated with the release of archival B.C. Pipers’ Newsletters from 1980, of which only 3 issues were published. Besides the regular news of competitions and results, BCPA Life Member Bill Elder has compiled the following interesting news of that year: A Tune by Jimmy McColl, “William Robertson McKenzie” P.M.…

The Passing of Archie Walker

Archibald (Archie) Carse Walker passed away on November 29th, 2020. With other health issues, Archie did succumb to COVID-19. Archie was born on June 24th, 1933, in Kirkconnel Scotland. Growing up there and then living in Edinburgh with his wife Annette and 1st born son Bryan. They made the big move and immigrated to Vancouver.…