The Bearded Collie Club of Canada was formed in 1970. The objectives of the Club are:
to encourage and promote quality in the breeding of the pure-bred Bearded Collie, to protect his heritage as a herding dog and to do all possible to bring his versatility qualities forward;
to urge members and breeders to accept the standard of the breed as approved by the Canadian Kennel Club as the premier standard of excellence;
to do all in its power to protect and advance the interests of the breed and to encourage sportsmanlike competition at conformation shows, obedience, agility and herding trials;
to conduct sanctioned and approved events under the Rules of the Canadian Kennel Club and to abide by the Canadian Kennel Club Code of Ethics and the Club’s Code of Ethics;
to publish and disseminate information about the Bearded Collie to members and the general public to educate about its health and welfare and responsible dog ownership;
to cooperate with the official Bearded Collie Clubs of other countries for the betterment of the breed.
The Club shall be operated on a non-profit basis. Any resulting surplus shall not be used to the benefit of any member of the Club.
The members of the Club shall adopt and revise such By-laws as may be required to carry out these objects.
The BCCC operates a Rescue Program to provide assistance to beardies who find themselves in unfortunate circumstances when the owner and/or breeder are unknown or unable to help.
As part of the Club's efforts to provide current information to it's members the Club publishes a newsletter monthly, The Bearded Colleague, quarterly, operates a member distribution email list and operates this web site.
The BCCC is a Canadian Kennel Club accredited club.
President: Diane Newman
Past President: Kelly Canham-Tonkin
Vice-President: Ian Copus
Secretary: Sarah Duff
Treasurer: Rod Vokey (acting)
Directors: Rhonda Mousseau, Gerri Mintha, Lois Gaspar, Tina Duncan
Click here for contact information for the BCCC Executive.