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British Columbia Historical Federation News

Asahis’ Kaye Kaminishi turns 100

Kaye Kaminishi was featured in a Heritage Minute video in 2019. (Historica Canada) Kaye Kaminishi, who played for...

From the President: BCHF 1922—2022

— Shannon Bettles, President Today I learned that on January 11, Kaye Kaminishi turned 100 years old. He is...
save the date graphic with calendar noting June 2-5 for the BC Historical Federation conference 2022

Save the Date — Conference 2022

The BC Historical Federation holds annual conference every June, and this year, we've partnered with the Victoria Historical Society to offer the...

Three new BCHF awards announced

BCHF Board Members have been busy working to modernize programs and policies in time for the Federation's 100th anniversary.

Lily Chow appointed to Order of Canada

On December 29, 2021, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada, announced 135 appointments to the Order of...

In Memoriam: Alan Ramsden (1926-2021)

Alan Ramsden is seen in 2008 in the Touchstones Nelson archives. (Greg Scott photo) Alan Ramsden, who spent...
View of exterior of a building in Vancouver's Chinatowns

A virtual tour of the Vancouver Chinatown Storytelling Centre

What was life like for the early Chinese immigrants who came to British Columbia? What has that journey been like over the...

Time Travels: Life after fire in Lytton

Devastation at the core of Lytton. Photo: Mark Forsythe By Mark Forsythe “NO STOPPING...

Rassling in the Royal City: Professional wrestling at the Queen’s Park Arenex

Gerald Thomson looks back on the glory days of wrestling in New Westminster.

Powell River considers name change

Image MSC130-12082-01 courtesy of the British Columbia Postcards Collection, a digital initiative of Simon Fraser University Library The...

BCMA podcast looks at decolonizing museums

The BC Museums Association has a regular podcast series covering a wide range of topics. In their most recent episode, they speak...