BCHF News

BCHF News

Learn about the Sisters of St. Ann — November 7

The Royal BC Museum is holding a talk by Carey Pallister, the archivist for the Sisters of St. Ann on November 7th from 12:00—1:00...
Valley Voices with Mark Forsythe

Valley Voices remembers historic 1948 flood

Tune in to the latest Valley Voices radio program hosted by Mark Forsythe on UFV's CIVL radio. The latest program highlights the 70th anniversary...

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,...
News Stories

Historic 1913 Telegraph Line cabin to be restored

A historic 1913 Telegraph Line cabin in Tweedsmuir Provincial Park will be restored this summer as part of a joint project between the Bella...

Vancouver Postcard Club hosts annual show

The Vancouver Postcard Club is hosting it's annual paper collectibles and postcard show and sale on May 27 at the Hastings Community Centre located...

2016 Historical Writing Competition – full list of nominees

Looking for some summer reading? Check out the full list of 32 books nominated for our 2016 Historical Writing Competition, presented below in alphabetical...

Apply now for the 2019-20 Documentary Heritage Communities Program

Does your historical society operate a library or archives? If so, you could be eligible for federal funding. The Documentary Heritage Communities Program (DHCP) ensures...

100th Anniversary of Armistice: Langley Heritage Society donates important resource to local schools

The Langley Heritage Society has recently donated copies of the book, Canucks in Khaki: Langley, the Lower Mainland and the Great War of 1914...
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BC Archives collection taps in to Canadian pioneers prior to 1892

Attention genealogists! The Royal BC Museum/BC Archives has published a searchable collection of over 10,000 application forms for pioneer medallions presented to BC residents...

Videos showcase “Relics” of BC’s past

Relics: A Story of Forgotten Places is a series of short documentaries intended to uncover the secrets held within the strange, beautiful and often...