BCHF News British Columbia History – Winter 2018: “After the First World War”

British Columbia History – Winter 2018: “After the First World War”

Our winter 2018 issue of British Columbia History examines aspects of life in BC after World War I.

Issue 51.4, “After the First World War,” will hit retail outlets, our online store and subscribers’ mailboxes this December. Be sure to pre-order extra copies or subscribe before November 20, 2018, to receive this issue in your mailbox.


Here’s a look at some of the stories you’ll find inside this issue:

  • Did you know that Craigdarroch Castle in Victoria served as a military hospital after World War I? The Castle now offers a lens for learning about how Canada cared for its injured and disabled veterans.
  • The story behind the first post office in Dease Lake, as told by the man who helped establish it.
  • Why Japanese-Canadian crusader Mary Keiko Kitagawa, Order of BC recipient, has been called “one of the most important individuals in terms of public impact in the last 25 years of history in BC.”
  • The story of Bouchie Lake in the North Cariboo and its namesake, early settler William Boucher.
  • The state of First Nations languages in BC, as of 2018.
  • Digitizing history in the Okanagan.
  • Member profile: Comox Air Force Museum — a tour stop during our upcoming 2019 annual conference.
  • Reviews from our new Book Review Editor, Aimee Greenaway.

For more information, or to subscribe, visit British Columbia History magazine.