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Rishma Johal accepts Best Article Award from Gary Mitchell

Rishma Johal Captures Best Article Award

The award recognizes the article that best enhances knowledge of the history of British Columbia and provides enjoyable reading. (British Columbia, May 28, 2016) The...

Got photos of Langley? Langley Heritage Society wants to know!

The Langley Heritage Society is interested in sharing your old photographs of Langley. Maybe you grew up in Aldergrove, Walnut Grove, Fort Langley, Brookswood,...
Fraser Valley local history Valley Voices podcasts

Valley Voices — Langley Heritage Society’s March Podcast

Brenda Smith, genealogistDr. Chad Reimer, historian On March's Valley Voices: uncovering family and community history with genealogist Brenda Smith, and...

Esther Sharp of Ladysmith wins Best Article Prize

Vice-President Caroline Ross and President Shannon Bettles present award to Esther Sharp Esther Sharp is the recipient 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 Daily News digitized

The latest newspaper to be added to UBC's collection of BC historical newspapers is the Nelson Daily...
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New cultural centre proposed for Fort Langley

The Village of Fort Langley could see a new cultural centre in its future — one that melds history, heritage, arts, Indigenous culture and...

Richmond’s No. 1220 Interurban tram car set for restoration

The largest artifact in the City of Richmond's collection -- the No. 1220 Interurban tram car -- is set for restoration, and you can...

Plaque commemorates oldest house in Vancouver’s Grandview

The Fall 2017 issue of British Columbia History (Vol. 50 No. 3) included a story about the oldest existing house in Vancouver's Grandview-Woodland neighbourhood: 1350...

Langley students team up with heritage society to tell local histories

Students from Backstreet Studios at Langley's Brookswood Secondary School teamed up with the Langley Heritage Society to produce this 7 minute video about the...