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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...
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...
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 as a Canadian...
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 the BC...