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)...

The Winners of the British Columbia Historical Federation’s W. Kaye Lamb Essay Scholarship 2015

(British Columbia, June 2015) Kathryn Siemens of Victoria, BC, a third year student at the University of Victoria has won a $1000 scholarship from...

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...

Call for conference host communities – 2019 & 2020

Calling all communities! The BCHF is currently looking for communities to host our annual conferences in 2019 and 2020. (Hint: it might be time...

Conference memory: Water bomber “waves” to attendees in Port Alberni

This memory of the 2000 Annual Conference in Port Alberni was submitted by BCHF Director and Honorary Life Member Ron Hyde:  One of my morning...

UBC Press books take top two prizes in the British Columbia Historical Federation Historical...

The British Columbia Historical Federation (BCHF) is pleased to announce the winners for the Annual Historical Writing Competition. The prizes were awarded on Saturday,...

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...

Black History Month in BC

February is Black History Month, and there are several activities and events to mark the occasion in British Columbia. Events run from Saturday January 28...