Category: memorial

The Passing of Fred MacLeod- 1931-2018

The BCPA has lost one of its well-known members, piper Fred MacLeod, on June 17th, 2018. Fredrick John Patrick MacLeod was born March 17, 1931. He was the son of Donald MacLeod, former P/M of the Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders, who emigrated to Canada from Scotland in 1911. Fred was an active competitive piper through…

Local BCPA Pipers Play at Vigil for Humboldt Broncos Bus Crash

The sport of hockey is synonymous with being Canadian. The tragedy of the bus crash involving the Humboldt Broncos Junior A Hockey team has touched communities far and wide – in Canada, the US and around the world. Port Coquitlam residents Pipe Major David Hilder and Pipe Sergeant Shaunna Hilder of the Dowco Triumph Street…

The Passing of Doug Mossington – Delta Police Pipe Band

Doug Mossington, Delta Police Pipe Band snare drummer and BCPA Steward, unexpectedly passed away on February 18, 2018. Doug gave much of his talents to the BCPA, stewarding at many highland games, and to the Delta Police Pipe Band, musical and as a band medic on trips. He was an exemplary pipe band parent, supporting…

Rescheduled Celebration of Life for Terry McHardy

This is notification of a rescheduling of the Celebration of Life for Terry McHardy to Saturday February 17, 2018 at 1:00 pm at The Refinery Vancouver Event Space, 1115 Granville St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1M1. A second Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 1:00 pm at the Quality Inn…