BCHF News

BCHF News

Author Q&A: “The Kissing Fence” by B.A. Thomas-Peter

Our new blog series "Author Q&A" pulls back the curtain on the historical writing process, introducing local authors and hearing how their...

2017 Historical Writing Competition submission deadline – Dec 31

Call for submissions - the nomination deadline for the 35th annual BCHF Historical Writing Competition is December 31, 2017! The Historical Writing Competition recognizes authors...

Wagon Road North by Art Downs back in print

Victoria-based book publishing company, Heritage House Publishing, is releasing a newly revised and updated edition of Wagon Road North: The Saga of the...

BCHF conference preview: Meet the speakers

Here is a full run-down of the speakers/virtual tours at the BCHF virtual conference. ADVENTURES IN DIGITAL HISTORY, Kyle...
Digital Magazine

Calling on Libraries!

NEW! Libraries can now request British Columbia History as part of their RB Digital Magazine package. With the launch...

Robert and Diane Sterne awarded Certificate of Recognition

The British Columbia Historical Federation (BCHF) announces Robert and Diane Sterne of Coalmont, BC are the recipients of a Certificate of Recognition. Each year, the...

Ken Waldon 1934-2021

Ken Waldon, seen here with B.C. Lt.-Gov. Janet Austin, was among 44 provincial recipients of the Governor General’s Sovereign’s Medal for...

Last push for Great Canadian Giving Challenge

Fewer than two days remain in the Great Canadian Giving Challenge! Every dollar you donate to the...

BCHF offers student scholarship opportunities

Do you have a project about British Columbia history? Each year, the British Columbia Historical Federation offers two awards...

In Memoriam: Shawn Lamb 1938-2021

Shawn Lamb is seen examining the contents of a century-old time capsule at Nelson's Central School in 2009.