BCHF News

BCHF News

Office summer closure August 10—24

BCHF council and magazine team have been working hard behind the scenes managing the affairs of the Federation. So, we're giving them...

The COVID Chronicles

The B.C. Labour Heritage Centre has embarked on a project entitled COVID Chronicles: Labour’s Story. They want...

BCHF members Raptis and Morrow receive award in Prince George

Congratulations to BCHF members Helen Raptis and Trelle A. Morrow, recipients of 2019 Jeanne Clarke Local History Awards presented by the Prince...

Regional District of Central Kootenay adds 21 sites to heritage register

The Merriwake, a former Japanese Canadian fishing boat, is being restored for the Slocan Valley Historical Society. The...

Steam-powered tug being restored for centennial

The SS Master — the last wooden-hulled and steam-powered tug boat in BC — will mark its...

Nanaimo Historical Society earns heritage award

The Nanaimo Historical Society has been awarded a 2019 Culture & Heritage Award. Each year, the City of Nanaimo recognizes individuals and...

BC Multiculturalism Grants

British Columbia Multiculturalism Grants support cultural expression and anti-racism programs and projects that raise awareness about or enhance BC's multicultural identity. Eligible non-profit societies and...

Vancouver Japanese Language School offers walking tours

The Vancouver Japanese Language School and Japanese Hall (VJLS-JH) is hosting Historic Powell Street Walking Tours throughout August and September.
Challenging Racist British Columbia: 150 Years and Counting

New anti-racism resource released

Those engaged with public history in BC will be interested to read a new resource published on...

Kettle Valley Schoolhouse’s past revisited, future contemplated

A well-attended open house at the old Kettle Valley Schoolhouse in Rock Creek on Aug. 14 set the tone for a...