Mike Chisholm

Bonar youngest winner ever at US Balmoral Championship

BC bagpiper Cameron Bonar has won the 2021 Balmoral Classic Piping and Drumming competition; the youngest person to win the US junior solo bagpiping championship. As the overall winner, 13-year old Cameron won a set of MacRae SL4 Bagpipes by Stuart Liddell. The competition was virtual this year and he was the champion of the…

Bands play on in the face of the novel coronavirus

In the bedrooms, living rooms and kitchens of the members of the Northwest Junior Pipe Band, the novel coronavirus COVID-19 may have shut down in-person practices in Washington State, but the band plays on. Around the Pacific Northwest, the novel coronavirus pandemic is reeking havoc among pipe bands preparing for the upcoming competition season, but…

Celebration of Life for Norma Nicholson Thompson

A Celebration of Life in memory of NORMA NICHOLSON THOMPSON will be held at the Burnaby Mountain Golf Course 7600 Halifax St, Burnaby, BC Friday, Oct 18, 2019 at 2PM Kindly Respond by Oct 15th to relouise3@gmail.com Norma Nicholson Thompson, youngest daughter of Order of Canada Member the late Pipe Major Malcolm Nicholson, C.M, and the first female…