BCHF News

BCHF News

Ranneris, Arnold 1938-2018

Arnold Ranneris, who was involved with the Victoria Historical Society and BC Historical Federation passed away suddenly on Sunday, November 4, 2018 in Victoria,...

Apply now for the 2019-20 Documentary Heritage Communities Program

Does your historical society operate a library or archives? If so, you could be eligible for federal funding. The Documentary Heritage Communities Program (DHCP) ensures...
Artists rendition of Phase II of the Rossland Museum and Discovery Centre project.

Rossland Museum and Discovery Centre receives $700,000 donation

Teck Resources has donated $700,000 towards Phase II of the Rossland Museum and Discovery Centre's renewal project for the development of a replica mining...

Minto Memories: Donated Painting Lives On in Nakusp

When Matilda and Parker Williams purchased a painting of the Minto sternwheeler in the 1970s, they didn’t know that they were creating a future...

Grant opportunity — Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program – British Columbia – Community, Culture...

The Community, Culture, and Recreation (CCR) Program supports cost-sharing of infrastructure projects in communities across the province. On September 12, 2018 the Canadian and British...

Nomenclature — what you should know

Have you heard of Museum Nomenclature before? What about Chenhall? Maybe you just call it "the big museum cataloguing book". If you have catalogued a...

Happy 80th Lions Gate bridge!

What does Guinness and West Vancouver have to do with one another? Opened in 1938, the Guinness family (yes — the makers of the...

Ladysmith & District Historical Society Opens Great War exhibit

The Ladysmith & District Historical Society has been busy writing articles and producing exhibits. Two articles about The Society’s work in prestigious province wide magazines...

BC historian Paul Ferguson to deliver talk in Belgium

On Saturday November 10, BCHF member and historian Paul Ferguson (Victoria, BC) will deliver a talk about Belgian place-names in Canada at Memorial Museum Passchendaele...

Indigitization grant program accepting applications

The Irving K. Barber Learning Centre at UBC, UBC iSchool, UNBC and the Museum of Anthropology are calling for applications for the 2019 Indigitization...