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Remembering Constable Gordon Sinclair – BCPA President, Vancouver Police Pipe Band, EOW December 7, 1955

Last week marked the significant anniversary of a tragic event in the history of the BC Pipers’ Association, the Vancouver Police Pipe Band, the Vancouver Police Department, and the City of Vancouver. On December 7, 1955, 40 year old Constable Gordon Sinclair was killed in the line of duty investigating a potential burglary in the…

Format for the 2021 February BCPA Online Mini-Gathering

Following careful examination of various formats for and feedback on online competitions and consultations with BCPA adjudicators and other parties, the BCPA Board of Directors has determined the following format for the February 20, 2021 BCPA Online Mini-Gathering: Will operate in the same format as the November 7, 2020 BCPA Online Mini-Gathering (i.e. submission of…

B.C. Pipers’ Newsletters of 1978

The Historical Newsletters page has been updated with the release of archival B.C. Pipers’ Newsletters from 1978. Besides the regular news of competitions and results, BCPA Life Member Bill Elder has compiled the following interesting news of that year: BCPA Life Member Pipe Major Malcolm Nicholson C.M. invested as a Member of the Order of…