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Bronze Commemoration Plaque – Pte Allan Milton Olsen

Bronze Commemoration Plaque – Pte Allan Milton Olsen

During Word War II, 1939 – 1945, British Columbia's West Coast was defended by 34,000 members of Canada's Army, Navy and Air Force. C65050 Private Allan Milton Olsen, “D” Company, The Midland Regiment, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps, Canadian Active Service Force, was...

Vancouver City Council Directive On Veterans Free Parking

Vancouver City Council Directive On Veterans Free Parking

The British Columbia Veterans Commemorative Association attended the Vancouver City Council Meeting in support Councillor Melissa De Genova’s Veterans Free Parking resolution unanimously approved on 26 November 2019. Herewith a copy of Vancouver's Council directive to...

An Experience of a Lifetime – Juno75 Student Pilgrimage

An Experience of a Lifetime – Juno75 Student Pilgrimage

In honour of the 75th Anniversary of the Second World War D-Day Landings and the Battle of Normandy, the British Columbia Veterans Commemorative Association (BCVCA) proudly sponsored four worthy and inspired youth, representing British Columbia, on the Juno Beach 75...

DND Announces Availability of New Veteran’s Service Card

DND Announces Availability of New Veteran’s Service Card

The Department of National Defence has introduced the new Veteran’s Service Card (VSC), which: helps you stay connected to military and veteran support programs during your transition from military to civilian life. This card also recognizes your service...

Call to Action – Preserve Our Military Veteran Legacy

Call to Action – Preserve Our Military Veteran Legacy

Fellow Veterans and Serving Members, The Royal Canadian Legion, BC/Yukon Command has lobbied the NDP Government to expand the eligibility criteria to provide British Columbia Military Veteran Licence Plates and rescind use of the Legion’s poppy design on...

Bronze Commemoration Plaque – CSM Robert H. Hanna, VC

Bronze Commemoration Plaque – CSM Robert H. Hanna, VC

BCVCA initiated the design and donated $900.00 for the procurement of a bronze plaque honouring the centennial recognition of Company Sergeant Major Robert Hill Hanna, VC who earned the VC during the Battle of Hill 70, France on 21 August 1917. The plaque, situated at...

Flanders Poppies at Honour House

Flanders Poppies at Honour House

The Flanders Poppy Field at Honour House, New Westminster, B.C., continues to reseed itself and beautifully bloom annually to remember Canada’s fallen.

ICBC Remembrance Day Service

ICBC Remembrance Day Service

Image: L to R: Dennis Crockett, Bill Newton, Tom Van Walleghem, H Col Ted Hawthorne, Major Jim Barrett, JP Fell Pipe Band & Lieut. Gordon Barrett. BCVCA members attended the twelfth ICBC annual Remembrance Day Ceremony on 10 November 2016. The J.P....

British Columbia Memorial Cross Licence Plate

British Columbia Memorial Cross Licence Plate

The British Columbia Government has issued a new vehicle licence plate to recognize and honour British Columbia residents who have been presented with a Memorial Cross. President Archie Steacy and Lynda Steacy were invited to attend a ceremony, conducted by...

Wallace Field Dedication

Wallace Field Dedication

On 19 October 2008, a new memorial was unveiled and dedicated to recognize the original Wallace Field, to remember a son of Colonel Clarence Wallace, killed while serving in the RCAF during World War II and the Military Units all who served at Jericho from...

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British Columbia Veterans
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P.O. Box 4903 Stn Terminal
Vancouver B.C., V6B 4A6
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(604) 770-3498