The Mary MacKinnon Memorial Service Award for 2016 will be presented to long time BCPA Photographer and former BCPA Board member and webmaster Ken MacKenzie. The award will be presented to Ken during the Annual Gathering awards ceremony on Saturday, March 26, 2016.
A reminder of the Piobaireachd Club meeting Friday, March 18 at the home of Bob and Mary McIlwaine. Seumas Coyne from California will be the featured piper for the evening. The start time will be 7:30 pm. The address is 3587 West 32nd Ave, Vancouver, BC (Updated Feb 29 to show correct address)
On Tuesday, January 19, 2016 two members of the piping and drumming community, Brian and Graham Haddon, were awarded the Certificate of Merit for their roles in saving a woman injured in a traffic accident in August 2014. The Certificate of Merit is the highest civilian honour awarded by the Vancouver Police Board. Brian, a…
The following is an article by Metro Vancouver resident Mike McDonald, whose long time bagpipe repair business has grown into bagpipe making, likely making him BC’s first bagpipe maker. Full article