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A Cortes Island artifact query

Cortes Island Museum and Archives Society president Lynne Jordan has a number of artifacts from her great-grandfather (born in the 1860s, died...
in memoriam

Steve Lapshinoff (1943-2019)

Steve Lapshinoff, a prolific Doukhobor historian, has died at 76. Among his publications was a documentary report on the 1924 death...

Valley Voices talks to Langley Heritage Society volunteers

Tom Annandale On the August episode of Valley Voices: Architect Tom Annandale tours us through one of...

John Herd Thompson (1946-2019)

Dr. John Herd Thompson, a former history department chair at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, has...

Fall issue of British Columbia History coming soon

The Fall 2019 issue of British Columbia History features “Japanese Charcoal Making on Salt Spring Island,” by...

Celebrating 20 years of the BC Dairy Historical Society

By Mike Yusko Dairy farming in BC began in 1827 with the arrival...
in memoriam

Gordon Butt 1936-2019

Gordon Butt, who was for many years a director of both the Silvery Slocan and Sandon historical societies, has died at 82....

Not Just Stones and Beads

Karen Aird Karen Aird was the keynote speaker at the BC Historical Federation conference in Courtenay in May....

Historic Nakusp farm threatened with closure

The Spicer farm in Nakusp. Carmen Petrie/Arrow Lakes News The most prominent farm on the Arrow Lakes may...

Parks Canada recruiting for Indigenous Cultural Heritage Advisory Council

Parks Canada is launching the recruitment process for a new Indigenous Cultural Heritage Advisory Council.

More than 100 years of BC’s sessional papers now accessible online

One hundred and six years of British Columbia’s governmental papers are now available to anyone with...