Revolt sparked as forest on Sheriffmuir battlefield approved

Historians and heritage campaigners have strongly condemned the decision to plant commercial woodland on the battlefield at Sheriffmuir where thousands of men clashed at the height of the 1715 Jacobite rising. Forestry Commission Scotland has permitted landowners to plant 62 hectares of woodland on the historic site near Dunblane. Campaigners are to appeal the decision […]

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Clan MacKenzie Society Commissioner Tim Mackenzie plays role in film to educate youth on importance of historic ship in Pictou (The Hector)

From the New Glasgow News:  Our very own Commission for Nova Scotia Tim Mackenzie will be playing a role in a film being developed to teach Nova Scotia students about the historical importance of The Hector. “It’s a story about friendship, determination, strength and overcoming the odds to create a better life for generations to […]

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Games Report – Antigonish and New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, Highland Games (July 8 & 15, 2017)

Congratulations to Tim Mackenzie, our new Commissioner for Nova Scotia on very successful outings representing the Clan MacKenzie Society Canada recently at both the Antigonish and New Glasgow, Nova Scotia Games. A big welcome to the new members to the CMSC who attended those events! Though the weather was very “Scottish” in Antigonish still a […]

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Seaforth Highlanders Vimy Ridge Centenary Dinner – An Account by BC Commissioner Roddy MacKenzie

On Saturday 01 April 2017, the Regimental Association of the Seaforth Highlanders of Canada hosted its Vimy Dinner in the freshly restored, beautiful Seaforth Armoury to commemorate the centenary of the World War One Battle of Vimy Ridge in France 09 to 12 April 1917.  Saturday’s had the all time record high attendance for these annual Seaforth […]

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