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Feds to fund new Vancouver Chinatown museum

Sketch of renovations to 168 East Pender Street, the proposed home of the Vancouver Chinatown Storytelling Centre. Vancouver Chinatown Foundation

Rolling through Cranbrook in luxurious history

Table setting at Cranbrook History Centre. Wikimedia Commons The Toronto Star recently checked out the Cranbrook History Centre....

Scholarship winner explores Delta’s shipbuilding past

BC Ferries’ Spirit of British Columbia was built in 1993. Wikipedia photo A look into the history of...

Bag with historic items from North Vancouver Museum stolen

A duffle bag containing items with historic significance but little monetary value was stolen this month from a North Vancouver Museum and...

Nelson’s Frances Welwood named Notable Woman

From left, Alison Hutchison, Frances Welwood and Cathy Leugner are seen at the Canadian Federation of University Women centennial in Winnipeg...

Heritage BC presents lifetime achievement awards

Pamela Madoff Heritage BC recently honoured longtime Victoria city councillor Pamela Madoff and archaeologist Bjorn Simonsen with lifetime...

Chemainus Valley Museum expansion opens

Congratulations to the Chemainus Valley Historical Society and partners on Saturday’s grand opening of the newly expanded Chemainus Valley Museum!

A Cortes Island artifact query

Cortes Island Museum and Archives Society president Lynne Jordan has a number of artifacts from her great-grandfather (born in the 1860s, died...
in memoriam

Steve Lapshinoff (1943-2019)

Steve Lapshinoff, a prolific Doukhobor historian, has died at 76. Among his publications was a documentary report on the 1924 death...

Valley Voices talks to Langley Heritage Society volunteers

Tom Annandale On the August episode of Valley Voices: Architect Tom Annandale tours us through one of...