A Visit to Castle Leod, Strathpeffer – by BC Commissioner Lynn MacKenzie

Our BC Commissioner Lynn MacKenzie recently took a trip to Scotland with family – please enjoy these photos and a brief summary of her visits to Castle Leod,  and Strathpeffer. We arrived in Strathpeffer August 11th.  The next afternoon we met the Laird and toured a few rooms in the Castle.  There are some wonderful paintings […]

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A report on the outcomes of the Scottish North American Leadership Conference

The Scottish North American Leadership Conference  for the first time was in Canada at the University of Guelph in Guelph Ontario. Representing the Clan MacKenzie Society were Sharie and Earle Argue, and Gary MacKenzie a Presentations were made by: Chris Maskell – Head of Scottish Affairs Canada, Scottish Government and Richard Knight of Visit Scotland; Katie […]

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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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