Awards

Awards

Honour in Heritage award for Nanaimo Historical Society

On April 18, the Nanaimo Historical Society will receive an Honour in Heritage award from the City of Nanaimo.

BCHF members Raptis and Morrow receive award in Prince George

Congratulations to BCHF members Helen Raptis and Trelle A. Morrow, recipients of 2019 Jeanne Clarke Local History Awards presented by the Prince...

City of Nelson honours Frances and Ron Welwood

Two longtime BCHF members were honoured by the City of Nelson last week for their lifetime work in preserving, promoting and documenting...

Barry Gough selected as a Distinguished Alumni of UVic

On Tuesday, February 5th, Barry Gough will be recognized with a Distinguished Alumni award from the University...

Apply to the Centennial Legacy Fund

The Centennial Legacy Fund was initiated in 2017 to acknowledge, in turn and collectively, Canada 150, British Columbia’s Union with Canada 1871 Sesquicentennial 2021,...

Historical Writing Competition — Deadline to apply is December 31

Authors and publishers — you have two months to apply for the 2018 Lieutenant Governor’s Medal for Historical Writing.  Our judges are anticipating another great...

News & Media Award now accepting nominations

Do you know a Historical Society that could use $250? If so, consider nominating them for a News and Media award. Each year the BCHF...
Winning medal

Nominate the best BC history website

Do you know of a recently launched website on a topic of British Columbia history that is worthy of recognition and a $250 cash...

Applications for BCHF annual scholarships now welcomed

Ask yourself — what would you do with the prize money? Each year the BC Historical Federation offers two scholarship prizes totalling $1750 to college...

John MacFarlane — Documenting Nautical History

Since 1976, John MacFarlane of Qualicum Beach has documented Canada’s nautical history through the creation of The Nauticapedia Project — an online information portal featuring more...