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Heritage Vancouver releases Top 10 watch list

Heritage Vancouver has released its annual watch list. They write: "We hope this year's Top 10 Watch List prompts you to...

‘A most remarkable photograph’

The Whelan family in front of their Ellison district log home in 1886. Robert M. Hayes studies an...

Black Pioneers in BC: Economic, Political, and Social Influences

A video of a presentation by Fran Morrison has now been posted by the Friends of the BC Archives. It tells the...

History, heritage buildings, and murder

In a presentation to the Vancouver Historical Society, author Eve Lazarus tells a number of her favourite stories, from bellyflop contests to...

‘We are losing our history and with it, ourselves’

The Royal BC Museum in Victoria. (Greg Nesteroff photo) In a column for the Victoria Times Colonist, history...

Forgotten Cranbrook highlights history through photos

(Courtesy Columbia Basin Institute of Regional History) Three East Kootenay authors have released Forgotten Cranbrook, a collection of...

Maureen Pepin, 1934-2022

We are sad to report the death of Langley Heritage Society member Maureen Pepin who passed away on December 24, 2022.

Call for Applications: Indigenous Research Fund

The Friends of the BC Archives are now accepting applications for the 2023 Indigenous Research Fund. Please help get the word out...

BCHF Advocacy Award nominations open

Climate change and environmentalism are in focus for this year's BCHF Advocacy Award. Is your heritage organization taking steps towards being responsible...

Susk’uz Headdress Exhibit opens in Prince George

Earlier this month an important piece of cultural heritage returned to its homelands thanks to the Maiyoo Keyoh Society who repatriated the...