BCHF News

BCHF News

Barry Gough selected as a Distinguished Alumni of UVic

On Tuesday, February 5th, Barry Gough will be recognized with a Distinguished Alumni award from the University...

BCHF President pens open letter to BC party leaders

BCHF President K. Jane Watt today sent an open letter to the leaders of BC's three main political parties, asking them to think hard about...
Roger Whitehouse and Margaret Matovich

Burnaby Historical Society Disbanding After 61 Years

It counts legendary Vancouver archivist J.S. Matthews among its first members. Historian Margaret Ormsby and provincial archivist Dr Willard Ireland were early speakers at...

Apply to the Centennial Legacy Fund by Dec. 31

Apply to the Centennial Legacy Fund by December 31!

How to make a case for heritage

Heritage BC has just released A Guide to Making a Case for Heritage. The guide provides a framework, data and activities...

Step Up for History: Week 1 update

The BCHF is pleased to annouce the following activity during the first week of our Step Up for History 2017 election outreach campaign: BCHF President...

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...

BCHF members receive Heritage BC awards

We are pleased to announce that the following BC Historical Federation members received Heritage BC Awards this year: H Heritage...

Heritage BC announces public roundtables

This fall, Heritage BC will be in four Columbia Basin communities to explore the influences and practices of heritage and to understand their values...
in memoriam

Hart, Rick 1954 – 2016

Rick Hart of Surrey passed away on Saturday July 2 at the age of 62. Recently named Citizen of the Year, Rick was President...