Each year, Commissionaire, CF veteran and Legion Executive, Al McNeil organizes cadets and Legion members for the distribution of poppies for Remembrance Day in the Southern Okanagan area. A big thank you to Al for doing his part in remembering those who served and continue to serve. Poppies are available at our Kelowna Regional office!
Today, October 26, 2017, marks the 90th Anniversary of the BC Corps of Commissionaires! Our division began when only three men by the names of Percy Lawrence, A. Farthing, and C.B Strickland, approached LCol. A. Leslie Coote, CD, a pre-war officer, for guidance and support in forming a unit of Commissionaires. Originally, we were incorporated with only a handful of personnel. Today, we have expanded to over 1,200 men and women from all walks of life who have all contributed greatly…
Commissionaires was proud to support the Surrey RCMP Detachment yesterday evening at the 21st Annual Police Officer of the Year Awards hosted by the Surrey Board of Trade. The event took place at the Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel, and was well attended by several RCMP members and their families, sponsors, and supporters as the Surrey Board of Trade recognized the outstanding achievements of the Surrey RCMP. As co-presenting sponsor, we had the opportunity to say a few words at the…
We’re on Day 2 of the UBCMTradeshow! Over 2,000 attendees are gathered at the Vancouver Convention Centre for this event, which provides a unique opportunity for suppliers, service providers, agencies and associations to promote and reconnect with a myriad of municipal, local government and regional district representatives. You can find Commissionaires at booth 803!
Approximately two years ago, Commissionaires offered a donation towards the production of a plaque to commemorate Col. Cy Peck, a World War One veteran, Canadian politician and Prince Rupert pioneer. The plaque was completed and displayed in the Prince Rupert Royal Canadian Legion Hall, with plans to prepare a site to mount the plaque. This past week, the plaque was finally put on display at Kwinitsa Station in Prince Rupert. The local Rotary Club arranged for a ceremony to honour Col….