BCHF News

BCHF News

Agassiz-Harrison Museum Open for 2018 Season

The Agassiz-Harrison Historical Society will be opening their doors for the 2018 operating season beginning on Saturday May 19 and running until the October long...

Indigitization grant program accepting applications

The Irving K. Barber Learning Centre at UBC, UBC iSchool, UNBC and the Museum of Anthropology are calling for applications for the 2019 Indigitization...

Are you gearing up for BCHF annual conference?

Comox, Courtenay and Cumberland are getting excited to welcome delegates to the BCHF annual conference this June. The...

British Columbia History winter issue 49.4: sneak peek

Did you know that a Victoria housewife named Joan Kennedy helped pave the way for female enlistment in World War II? Or that Vancouverites...

British Columbia History Fall 2018 issue: Legacies

The fall 2018 issue of British Columbia History takes a look at legacies -- of words, images and planning. Issue 51.3 will hit retail outlets, our online...

BCHF Member Ron Greene receives citizenship award

Longtime BCHF member and former Council member Ron Greene of Oak Bay was awarded a Medal of Good Citizenship by the Province.

Rika Ruebsaat wins Anne and Philip Yandle Best Article Award

The British Columbia Historical Federation (BCHF) announces Rika Ruebsaat is the recipient of the 2017 Anne and Philip Yandle Best Article Award. Her winning article "BC History Through Song" appeared in British...

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...

Happy 80th Lions Gate bridge!

What does Guinness and West Vancouver have to do with one another? Opened in 1938, the Guinness family (yes — the makers of the...

Historic O’Keefe Ranch turns 150

It’s a celebratory year for all Canadians but Vernon’s Historic O’Keefe Ranch shares the sentimentality: the Ranch was also founded in 1867 and turns...