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An Antigonish native, Doug Boyd started piping as an 11-year-old with a school operated by Royal Canadian Legion Arras Branch 59. He become the youngest piper with the Grade 3 Antigonish Legion Pipe Band, a group that won several major awards, culminating with a thrid-place finish in Grade 2 at the world championships in 1976. As a solo piper at the provincial level, Boyd was named Champion Supreme in Grade 2 and in 1978 Champion Supreme in Grade 1.