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COVID-19 Update #4

Written 20-Nov-2020 Originally distributed via email to our members. VFGPA members: On the afternoon of 19 November, the Government of BC released an order and direction by the Provincial Health Officer (PHO), affecting all individuals, places of work and businesses in B.C. to significantly reduce their level of social interactions and travel. https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/safety/emergency-preparedness-response-recovery/covid-19-provincial-support/restrictions These have […]

Allen Page: 17 February 1953 – 7 June 2020

In Memory of Al Page To honour the memory of Al Page, the Victoria Women’s Shooters club has spearheaded the establishment of a memorial trust fund in Al’s name.  With this fund, we hope to continue Al’s legacy by furthering firearms education, funding the ongoing support of new shooters, and possibly creating a perpetual bursary. […]

(UPDATE 8-MAY-2020) Some shotguns & hunting rifles now prohibited

UPDATE On 8-May-2020 the RCMP has clarified their definition of a shotgun’s bore diameter as the “diameter of the barrel forward of the chamber but before the choke”. If your 10 or 12 gauge shotgun has a removable choke, you are able to use it at our facilities. To our knowledge, this update does not […]

COVID-19 Update #3

Written 28-Apr-2020 Originally distributed via email to our members. VFGPA members, I am pleased to note that the BC Government recently decided that Resident hunting and fishing are considered essential activities with respect to COVID-19 management.  It may interest you to know that this decision followed a formal letter (attached) to the Premier from the […]

COVID-19 Update #2

Written 23-Mar-2020 Originally distributed via email to our members. VFGPA Members,  Your Executive, Board and Discipline Chairs have been keeping a close watch on the changing Federal and Provincial responses to the COVID-19 pandemic.  After careful review, the following additional measures are now in affect at the VFGPA facilities until further notice: Multi-Purpose Bays shall […]

COVID-19 Update #1

Written 18-Mar-2020 Originally distributed via email to our members.   VFGPA Board, Executive and Members: Please review this recent Government of BC CLASS ORDER (mass gatherings) re: COVID-19, issued by the BC Provincial Health Officer. https://www2.gov.bc.ca/assets/gov/health/about-bc-s-health-care-system/office-of-the-provincial-health-officer/reports-publications/covid-19-pho-class-order-mass-gatherings.pdf Essentially, the VFGPA belongs to the class of people who are the owner, occupier or operator, or are otherwise […]

AGM & Elections – March 16th 2020

Are you happy with the direction our Club is going? Would you like more input? Get involved and be heard! The Annual General Meetings are the most important meetings of the year for all societies. At this meeting we have the AGM and elections for the Board of Directors. Attendees will hear reports about the […]

RSO Course – March 28th & 29th

Your club is run by volunteers. Give a little back by becoming a Range Safety Officer! This two-day course is on March 28th and 29th, from 8am to 5pm. If you have questions or want to register, please contact: David Michaud, Chief RSO crso@vfgpa.org [gview file=”https://vfgpa.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/RSO-Poster-300dpi.pdf”]

2020 Memberships Now Available

You can now renew your membership at our range office and online! We will also have our memberships available at Island Outfitters next week. The New Membership Card New this year is our plasticized membership card, which will survive wear and tear throughout the year much better than our previous cardstock membership cards.  You can […]