B.C. Pipers’ Newsletters of 1966

The Historical Newsletters page has been updated with the release of archival B.C. Pipers’ Newsletters from 1966.

Besides the regular news of competitions and their results, interesting news of that year included:

  • List of open band winners from 1906-1959 at the Cowal Highland Gathering
  • Hector MacFadyen to judge 34th Annual Gathering
  • Results of the 34th Annual Gathering, the first year it was conducted as a two day event
  • Simon Fraser University plans Pipe Band
  • Pipers of the Canadian Forces
  • Army pays tribute to Pipe Major William Ross
  • The Development of Highland Pipes and Drums at Simon Fraser University
  • Around the Games with John Wilson, in several Newsletters
  • Brigadier MacLean takes the Salute at his last Tattoo
  • Men the Germans feared “The Ladies from Hell”
  • Results of the Northern Meeting
  • Federal government puts armed forces pipers in lowest pay category and the fallout
  • Mary Isdale MacNab passes in Vancouver
  • Vancouver Ladies Pipe Band produces record