Annual Conference

Annual Conference

Remembering the 2003 BCHF conference

Tom Lymbery recalls a memorable BCHF conference in Prince George that included visits to St. Pius Catholic Church and a restaurant called Paradise.
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...

The Francophones of Surrey: A presentation by Maurice Guibord

Maurice Guibord, director of the Société historique francophone de la Colombie-Britannique, will engage you with his presentation which incorporates his research on...

A virtual tour of the Fraser Valley Heritage Railway

Ride the rails... virtually! The Fraser Valley Heritage Railway Society introduces you to their rolling stock, station and volunteers through two video...

Traditional boat building: A presentation by Patrick Calihou

Métis Artisan Pat Calihou introduces you to his heritage by way of a 40 foot traditional bateau he built in 2019-20 at...

Adventures in Digital History: A presentation by Dr. Kyle Jackson and students

How can historians use new digital tools to enliven and deepen our study of the past? In this presentation, Dr. Kyle Jackson...

Forgotten Stories, Silenced Voices: A presentation by Renée Sarojini Saklikar

As a poet and a writer she’s explored history (Children of Air India, un/authorized exhibit and interjections); science and poetry (Listening to...

We Have Our Man: A presentation by Baltej Singh Dhillon

One of the most moving presentations of the recent BCHF conference was by Baltej Singh Dhillon, the first member of the RCMP...

The Hidden Photographs of Yucho Chow: A presentation by Catherine Clement

Chinatown Through a Wide Lens: The Hidden Photographs of Yucho Chow, written by Catherine Clement and published by the Chinese Canadian Historical...

The Peace Arch at 100: A presentation by Barb Hynek

This virtual field trip of Surrey's Peace Arch will take you on a tour through history to look at the origins and...