BCHF News

BCHF News

New Galiano Museum opens Sept. 17

The new Galiano Museum opens Sept. 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. "We look forward to...

#BuyLocal — BC Labour Heritage Centre

—submitted by Refano Evan, Student, University of British Columbia — Working, working, working… That is something most of us...

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...
in memoriam

Peter Trower: 1930-2017

BC poet and novelist Peter Trower passed away on November 10, 2017, at Lions Gate Hospital in North Vancouver. He was 87.  Peter attended several BCHF conferences...

Staying connected and sharing your heritage during a pandemic

Michael Gibbs BCHF director and Surrey Historical Society president Michael Gibbs says now is a good time to...

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...

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...

Nanaimo Historical Society presents distinguished service awards

At their Annual General Meeting on March 12, the Nanaimo Historical Society presented Distinguished Service Awards to Pamela Mar and Gordon Miller...

2019-20 Documentary Heritage Communities Program funding launched

Library and Archives Canada recently announced the launch of the 2019-2020 funding cycle for its Documentary Heritage Communities Program. Since this program was introduced in...

Raising Money for Your Cultural Institution – Workshop

Looking for ways to widen the circle of financial support for your cultural organization? The University of Victoria Department of Continuing Studies offers a three-day...