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City of Vancouver purchases Historic Joy Kogawa House

The Land Conservancy of BC (TLC) has transferred ownership of the Historic Joy Kogawa House -- childhood home of Canadian author Joy Kogawa --...

Theatre Under the Stars’ pop up museum

—Submitted by Jennifer Suratos The curtain has just fallen on the stage of Malkin Bowl in Stanley Park, where Theatre Under the Stars (TUTS) has...

Barry Gough selected as a Distinguished Alumni of UVic

On Tuesday, February 5th, Barry Gough will be recognized with a Distinguished Alumni award from the University...

Terry Reksten Memorial Fund call for applications

Two grants available for $1000 each. Application deadline 30 June 2019. The Friends of the BC Archives invites archives,...

Squamish Historical Society seeks new storage space

The Squamish Historical Society is losing the place where they have stored their artifacts for more than a decade. The society's president...

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...

BC history through song

As a companion piece to Rika Ruebsatt's article "BC History through Song" in our Summer 2107 issue of British Columbia History you can listen...

New Vancouver Archives holdings in the public domain

On January 1, 2018, copyright on several City of Vancouver Archives holdings expired. These digital materials, including the sampling listed below, are now in...

Summer issue of British Columbia History Magazine for sale online

Members will soon be receiving their summer issue of British Columbia History magazine in the mail — but non-members may purchase one too! Learn more about...

Indus Media Foundation: A portal for Punjabi history in Canada

Want to learn more about the history of Punjabi culture in Canada? Langley-based Indus Media Foundation is a registered non-profit society that seeks to foster...