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BCHF News

BCHF marks Orange Shirt Day

On Canada's first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation we listen, learn, reflect and take action. Here are some ways our Council...

TV series examines violence against Vancouver Island’s Indigenous peoples

CHEK-TV has prepared a two-part series on pre-Confederation terror carried out on Vancouver Island's Indigenous population, looking...

Okanagan Historical Society issues 2021 report

The Okanagan Historical Society has issued its 85th report, containing stories ranging from the early history of...

New Westminster apologizes for its part in Komagata Maru incident

Passengers on board the Komagata Maru in 1914. Wikipedia photo The City of New Westminster has formally apologized...

Cache of Nelson-area school history unearthed

Central School in Nelson, sometime after 1909. A trove of historic documents was discovered in the basement of this building recently.

Cranbrook theatre revitalization continues

Google Street View Ferdy Belland and his partners are pushing ahead with restoration of Cranbrook's long deserted Armond...

Lytton Chinese History Museum plans rebuild

Lorna Fandrich from the Lytton Chinese History Museum plans to rebuild her museum, lost in June's devastating...

Nikkei Museum launches new exhibit

The Nikkei National Museum and Cultural Centre in Burnaby will launch SAFE | HOME on Oct. 23.

Evening Lectures: BC’s Black Pioneers

The Vancouver Heritage Foundation (VHF) offers online evening lectures related to the history of Vancouver. VHF hosts Fran Morrison of the BC...

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...