BCHF News

BCHF News

2018 Arctic Awards Gala – October 18 at the Vancouver Maritime Museum

Get ready for Vancouver Maritime Museum's second annual Arctic Awards Gala, taking place October 18, 2018, and featuring the Northwest Passage Hall of Fame...
Chilliwack Paisley House

Want a free house?

Chilliwack's Paisley House is getting a lot of attention these days. The home— one of Chilliwack's oldest— is on the demolition block,...

Bill McNamara, 1942-2019

We are saddened to hear of the death of Bill McNamara, President of Friends of the Surrey Museum. The...

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...
Chilliwack's Chinatowns

Community Memories Projects Feature BC Histories

The Virtual Museum of Canada announced this year's 21 winning projects for it's Community Memories Investment Program, and four are from British Columbia! Learn more about the...

Media celebrates 2017 BCHF award winners

We are pleased to share the following media stories recognizing some of our 2017 BCHF award winners: "Top of province garners top prize," BC BookLook,...
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Voicing Contested Histories resource list

Video recordings, presentation notes and other resources from a 2017 province-wide workshop on "Voicing Contested Histories" are now available online at Voicing Contested Histories Resources....

Brammall, H. Robin (1935—2017)

Robin Brammall, who died recently on December 19, 2017, was for many years a familiar figure at meetings of the BC Historical Association –...

Heritage BC Announces 2018 Watch List

Heritage BC has released the first provincial heritage Watch List to draw attention to a range of at-risk places that are significant to the...

Here’s My Canada contest – submit a video

Here’s My Canada is a multilingual, nation-wide contest inviting Canadians to express what Canada means to them in a 30-second video. Submit your video...