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British Columbia Historical Federation News

Office summer closure August 10—24

BCHF council and magazine team have been working hard behind the scenes managing the affairs of the Federation. So, we're giving them...

Donald Reksten, 1941-2020

We were saddened to hear of the passing of Donald Reksten. Many fondly remember his wonderful volunteer work with the Royal BC...

Author Q&A: “Cataline” by Susan Smith-Josephy

Our new blog series “Author Q&A” pulls back the curtain on the historical writing process, introducing local authors and hearing how their...

Interview with Jacqueline Pearce

You may remember Jacqueline Pearce and her exploration of Japanese-Canadian haiku written in internment camps during the Second World War. She was...

BC announces $10 million for Chinese-Canadian Museum

The Province of British Columbia and the City of Vancouver are working together to have Vancouver Chinatown...

British Columbia History magazine editor Andrea Lister says goodbye

Andrea Lister The fall 2020 issue of British Columbia History magazine will be the last one edited by...

The story of Cianci House

West Vancouver Dogwood  Photo: Cianci, 1930s The West Vancouver Historical Society has been holding a series entitled Local...

The COVID Chronicles

The B.C. Labour Heritage Centre has embarked on a project entitled COVID Chronicles: Labour’s Story. They want...

Hogan’s Alley society seeks reclamation of Vancouver neighbourhood

In 2014, Canada Post issued a stamp commemorating Hogan's Alley, depicting two prominent residents: Nora Hendrix and Fielding William Spotts Jr.

Old Hastings Mill Museum saved

The Old Hastings Mill Store Museum/Wikimedia Commons The Old Hastings Mill Store Museum was recently in danger of...

Thank you for the support!

We would like to extend our sincere thanks to our supporters who donated in the month of June during our Great Canadian...