COVID-19 Update #4

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 been carefully reviewed by the VFGPA Board and Range […]

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Nature Trust Virtual Fall Gala

Nature Trust first ever virtual fall gala Together for Nature on Wednesday October 7 at 6:00pm. This 40-minute free live stream will showcase The Nature Trust of BC’s land conservation projects through a series of stunning videos.  They are also offering an online auction with more than 60 wonderful items. More details are available on […]

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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. […]

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VFGPA Newsletter for June, 2020

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(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 […]

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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 […]

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VFGPA Newsletter for May, 2020

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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 […]

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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 […]

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VFGPA Newsletter for April, 2020

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