BCHF News

BCHF News

Join the Canada 150 for 150 Volunteer Challenge

The Canada 150 for 150 Volunteer Challenge is a nation-wide movement inviting each Canadian to give as much as 150 hours of volunteer time...

BCHF launches Step Up for History election outreach campaign

Help us give history a voice during the 2017 Provincial Election The 2017 BC General Election is set for May 9, and the BCHF believes...

BC Museums Association emergency planning workshops

Fire. Flood. Earthquake. Is your museum or cultural centre prepared? The BC Museums Association (BCMA) will present emergency planning workshops in Penticton (April 24) and...

BCHF member Maurice Guibord honoured during BC’s Journée de la Francophonie 2017

Congratulations to BCHF Council member Maurice Guibord, who was honoured for his contributions to the Province of British Columbia during celebrations for BC's 15th...

Welcome to our newest members!

The BCHF is pleased to welcome our newest members, all of whom joined the Federation over the last several months: Member societies: Agassiz-Harrison Historical Society, Agassiz,...

Vimy Ridge Centennial – Vimy in the Canadian context

On April 9, 2017, Canada commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, during which four divisions of the Canadian Corps fought...

BCHF conference speakers create a buzz on CBC.ca

There's a buzz around David Campion and Sandra Shields' installation art exhibit Grand Theft Terra Firma -- a buzz you can learn about first hand...

BC GLAM sector (galleries, libraries, archives and museums) signs cooperative MOU

First among provinces, three organizations representing BC's galleries, libraries, archives and museums (GLAM) sector have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to build capacity...

Annual General Meeting – Delegate Information

The 2017 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the BC Historical Federation will take place on Saturday, May 27, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Coast...

New Barkerville monument honours Chinese-Canadian legacy

A commemorative plaque unveiled last week in Barkerville officially recognizes the contributions of Chinese Canadians to BC’s rich cultural, historical and economic mosaic. The plaque,...