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Peter Chance shakes hands with Prince Edward and meets with Randall Mang, Chair of the B.C. Council for The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award and Lieutenant-Commander (ret’d) Gerald Pash, a long-time member of the B.C. Council. Photo provided

Peter Chance rencontre Prince Edward

Gerry Pash, Spécial pour le Lookout — Le capitaine de frégate (retraité) Peter Chance, âgé de 102 ans, rencontre le nouveau duc d’Édimbourg, le prince Édouard. La rencontre entre Peter Chance et le prince Edward a eu lieu le 27 avril au Fairmount Pacific Hotel à Vancouver, dans le cadre de la cérémonie de remise du Prix […]

Peter Chance shakes hands with Prince Edward and meets with Randall Mang, Chair of the B.C. Council for The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award and Lieutenant-Commander (ret’d) Gerald Pash, a long-time member of the B.C. Council. Photo provided

Peter Chance meets Prince Edward

Gerry Pash, Special to the Lookout — A 102-year-old Commander (retired) Peter Chance meets the new Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Edward. Chance’s meeting with Prince Edward took place on Apr. 27 at the Fairmount Pacific Hotel in Vancouver as part of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Gold Award Ceremony. Chance told the Lookout his meeting with Prince Edward […]

Cdr (ret’d) Peter Chance

Centenarian, naval veteran becomes pilot for a day

Peter Mallett, Staff Writer — Centenarian Commander (Cdr) (ret’d) Peter Chance is on ‘cloud nine’ after piloting over of Vancouver Island last week. The 102-year-old Second World War veteran spent approximately 45 minutes at the controls of a Cessna 172 Skyhawk on Feb. 13. “The entire experience was absolutely superb and the most exciting thing that has […]