BCHF News

BCHF News

BC Studies 2017 conference

The 2017 BC Studies Conference on the theme "(Un)Settling British Columbia" will be held May 4-6, 2017, at Vancouver Island University in Nanaimo. For information...

2017-2018 BCHF Executive – Nominations Open

Interested in becoming a Director with the BCHF? As our Annual General Meeting (AGM) approaches in May 2017, we are seeking names of persons interested...
News Stories

Bill to right historical wrongs in BC

The BC government has followed up on its 2014 formal apology for historical wrongs committed against the Chinese-Canadian community with a bill to repeal...
BCHD Conference 2017 Chilliwack

Conference Registration Now Open

Registration for the BCHF Conference 2017 taking place May 25-28th - Chilliwack: Land, Water, People - is now open. View Conference Schedule Register Now The event features three pre-conference...

Alice Marwood

Sad news was received that Alice Marwood passed away last week. Alice was a founding member of the British Columbia Genealogical Society and served...

British Columbia History spring 2017 issue 50.1: sneak peek

In celebration of Canada 150, our special issue of 2017 showcases the stories of people and communities who called British Columbia home prior to...

October 2016 Council meeting – minutes posted

For those interested, the minutes from the October 2016 BCHF Council meeting are now available on our Council Records page.

Call for digital postcards of BC monuments

BC Studies invites you to participate in a province-wide project to generate a gallery of “digital postcards” that depict “monuments” in diverse areas of...

Coquitlam 125’s legacy: stories told, stories created

Remember when Coquitlam had wooden sidewalks? Know the history of Mundy Park? What will Coquitlam look like in the future? Read these stories and...

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...