BCHF News

BCHF News

Memorial service for Greg Evans

(updated Jan 16) Members, please take notice that a celebration of life service for Greg Evans will be held...

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,...

Belgium Remembered in British Columbia — lecture at Memorial Museum in Passchendale

BCHF member and historian Paul Ferguson (Victoria, BC) will give a lecture ‘Belgium Remembered in British Columbia’ at the Memorial Museum in Passchendaele 1917...

Haida Gwaii’s Sgaaway K’uuna (Edge of the Knife) film premieres at TIFF

The film — Sgaaway K'uuna (Edge of the Knife) — is premiered this week at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). The film is...

British Columbia History winter issue 49.4: sneak peek

Did you know that a Victoria housewife named Joan Kennedy helped pave the way for female enlistment in World War II? Or that Vancouverites...

SMOC hosts Bizarre Bazar May 26th

Do you like vintage clothing? The BC Society for the Museum of Original Costume is holding it's 2nd annual "Bizarre Bazar" on...
Barry Gough honourary president bchf

Barry Gough named Honourary President

The BC Historical Federation has named historian Barry Gough as Honourary President. The story was covered by the Goldstream News Gazette, Black Press Media.

Canadian Experiences Fund

The Canadian Experiences Fund (CEF) was announced in Budget 2019, and supports communities across Canada as they create, improve or enhance tourism...

Digital “pioneer medallion” collection unlocks genealogical secrets

Are you looking for information about a person who was born in or living in Canada prior to January 1, 1897? The BC Archives' newest...

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...