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BC Archives Reference Room to expand in-person services in late July

The BC Archives has announced plans to re-open its reference room. This comes after originally announcing that it would remain closed until...
Chilliwack Paisley House

Want a free house?

Chilliwack's Paisley House is getting a lot of attention these days. The home— one of Chilliwack's oldest— is on the demolition block,...

How does the BC Archives closure affect you?

The Royal British Columbia Museum and Archives has announced that they will need to close the Reference Room of the BC Archives...
Roger Whitehouse and Margaret Matovich

Burnaby Historical Society in the News

The Burnaby Historical Society is disbanding after 61 years and people are starting to take notice of some of the issues facing...

BCHF member discussion 2018: What are the key issues we face today?

What are the key issues facing today's BCHF member societies -- and what might we do about them? On May 26, 2018, the BCHF Advocacy...

BC Historians Flocking to Comox Valley: Who Is Taking Care of History?

Members of the British Columbia Historical Federation will be digging into Comox Valley history during their annual conference from June 6 to...

An open letter to Premier John Horgan and Jack Lohman, CEO of the Royal...

June 3, 2020 An open letter to Premier John Horgan and Jack Lohman, CEO of the Royal British Columbia...

Step Up For History Campaign: Tell Us What’s Up

Demolition of heritage buildings. Poor funding for local museums. Councils not living up to their own heritage bylaws. It’s time to Step Up For History in...