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British Columbia Historical Federation News

Front Words with Mark Forsythe

An excerpt from the Winter 2022-23 edition of British Columbia History. Bob Hanna (right) with stone sculptor David...

BC’s payphone era nears end

This phone booth, which looks like it was hit by a train, is seen in Salmo in 2020. (Greg Nesteroff photo)

It’s Giving Tuesday!

We are excited to announce that the BCHF is participating in GivingTuesday today, November 29. GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that harnesses...

Giving Tuesday: When you give, history lives

Tuesday November 29th is Giving Tuesday in Canada. You can help the BC Historical Federation build its Centennial Legacy Fund, which in...

Funding opportunities

There are a number of funding opportunities that may be of interest to our members and those organizations working in the culture...

New Denver’s House of Joyful Tidings moved

Avoiding possible demolition, a New Denver building from the Japanese-Canadian internment era has been moved as part of plans to turn it...

Entries sought for BCHF Historical Writing Award

The British Columbia Historical Federation will present the 40th Lieutenant Governor's Historical Writing Awards to recipients from among the previous year's publications...

Applications open for Indigenous Research Fund

The Friends of the BC Archives are now accepting applications from individuals and organizations for its Indigenous Research Fund, intended to pay...

A Dizzying Array of Paper

C.I.28 1929 (original C.I. issued 1918) Ng You Kong An excerpt from the Winter...
hand drawing showing a telephone on top of a box called union laundry. Two people flanking each side.

Intangible Treasure of the Downtown Eastside

Intangible Treasures of the Downtown Eastside (Zoom Shadow Two) is a collection of short shadow plays created on the Zoom platform by...
Unarchived words are centred on a pile of papers against a red background.

Film Screening “Unarchived”

The Archives Association of BC (AABC) and the ACA Public Awareness and Advocacy Committee are pleased to announce a joint event to...