BCHF News

BCHF News

British Columbia History Summer 2015 Issue

The Summer 2015 issue of British Columbia History features Kootenaina Making History Possible by R.J. Welwood Collecting and preserving material relating to the central Kootenay region...

Jason Beck is winner of the British Columbia Historical Federation Anne and Philip Yandle...

The award recognizes the article that best enhances knowledge of the history of British Columbia and provides enjoyable reading. (British Columbia, May 23, 2015) The...

Winners of 2014 British Columbia Historical Federation Historical Writing Competition

The award celebrates books that make significant contributions to the historical literature of British Columbia (British Columbia, May 2015) The British Columbia Historical Federation (BCHF)...
in memoriam

Parker, David (1945—2018)

May 24, 1945 - September 28, 2018 It is with sorrow that the family of Dave Parker announce his passing on September 28, 2018. Dave...

BC Archives celebrating 125 years!

2019 marks the 125th anniversary of the passing of the legislation that established the Legislative Library. It soon became...

Convergence of cultural institutions and what it means for BC history

Wondering what the new MOU signed by GLAM sector organizations in BC means for you? Shannon Bettles, BCHF Second Vice President, discusses how the...

Origins of the Historical Writing Competition

Ever wonder how the BCHF Historical Writing Competition -- and the prestigious Lieutenant Governor's Medal for Historical Writing -- got its start? The story began...

Highway Legacy Signs unveiled in Lillooet May 11

In commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the Japanese Canadian Internment, on Fri., May 11 at 1:30, Honourable Claire Trevena, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure,...
Valley Voices with Mark Forsythe

Canyon War of 1858 on Valley Voices

Valley Voices is a radio program that highlights stories of local history from BC's Fraser Valley. On September’s edition of Valley Voices: historian Daniel Marshall reveals...

Alice Marwood

Sad news was received that Alice Marwood passed away last week. Alice was a founding member of the British Columbia Genealogical Society and served...