BCHF News

BCHF News

Sheila Nickols, 1935-2020

Sheila Nicols was President of the Maple Ridge Historical Society for many years where she was chief spokesperson as well as being...

Buddhist monument to be dedicated in Slocan cemetery

Rev. Orai Fujikawa paints characters on a new memorial to Japanese-Canadians cremated in the Slocan cemetery in 1942-43. It will be...

ANNOUNCEMENT: Short List for BCHF Historical Writing Competition

The award celebrates books that make significant contributions to the historical literature of British Columbia (British Columbia, March 2016) The British Columbia Historical Federation is...

Black History Month: Honouring a former slave family in Surrey

All that remains of the Scott family farm in the historic Surrey town centre of Cloverdale is a small copse of old fruit trees....
BCHD Conference 2017 Chilliwack

One month until the 2017 BCHF Annual Conference!

The 2017 BCHF Annual Conference - "Chilliwack: Land, Water, People" - takes place May 25-28, 2017, in Chilliwack, BC. Chock full of lectures, workshops,...
a graphic design shows the buy local give local logo. The graphic includes the words: this holiday season support history and heritage organizations by buying local.

Buy Local, Give Local is BACK!

The time of year for giving and sharing is coming and the BCHF wants to remind you to consider supporting local history...

Springhouse school, 1935

Thomas Donald Sale, with students at Springhouse School, circa 1936. (Sale family photo) Barry Sale recalls his father's...

Jennifer Ashton of North Vancouver receives honourable mention for Best Article Award

The British Columbia Historical Federation (BCHF) is pleased to announce Jenn Ashton awarded Honourable Mention for the 2019 Anne and Philip Yandle...

Royal BC Museum to publish new history book about Tod Inlet

On Nov. 6, Royal BC Museum Publishing will release the new book Deep and Sheltered Waters: The...

Nanaimo Historical Society earns heritage award

The Nanaimo Historical Society has been awarded a 2019 Culture & Heritage Award. Each year, the City of Nanaimo recognizes individuals and...