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Vancouver Bans Bagpipes to Public Outcry and Overturns Ban

The week before the 80th Annual Gathering of the British Columbia Pipers’ Association, the Engineering Department of the City of Vancouver issued a new bylaw to ban bagpipes, drums tambourines, bongos and other percussion instruments from receiving busking permits in the city of Vancouver, BC, Canada. The story was brought to the attention of the media in…

2010/2011 Membership Survey Results

Thanks to the members who filled out survey responses at the end of the season last year.  The BCPA Board initiated an online survey of the BCPA membership to gain member’s ratings of satisfaction with and importance of BCPA programs, services and support activities provided during the 2010/11 season. The purpose of the survey is…

BCPA Support of Local Highland Games

Letter to BCPA membership on supporting Highland Games in your area, including specific request for the BC Highland Games The BCPA Board of Directors requests that all members read the attached letter encouraging support for Highland Games in your area/region and, for those members in the Metro Vancouver area, to act on the specific request…