BCHF News

BCHF News

2017 Annual Conference thank you!

Our 2017 Annual Conference, "Land, Water, People," in Chilliwack is now complete, and what an inspiring, engaging and enjoyable weekend it was! Thank you to...

Governor General’s History Award – Call for nominations

The Governor General’s History Award for Excellence in Community Programming recognizes innovative projects that promote and encourage community engagement in history. The award aims to...

Annual Conference – Day 1 Summary and Photos

Day One of our Annual Conference, "Land, Water, People," is complete. A look at the day's photos, and the faces and places say it...
BCHF Conference in Chilliwack 2017

It’s conference week! Info for participants…

The 2017 BCHF Annual Conference, "Land, Water, People", takes place this week, May 25-28, in Chilliwack, BC. We  look forward to seeing all registered participants...

British Columbia History summer 2017 issue 50.2: sneak peek

Our summer 2017 issue of British Columbia History commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge with a feature article on how...

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...

Maple Ridge Museum obtains dedication scroll for Fraser Valley Buddhist Church

The Fraser Valley Buddhist Church building on Dewdney Trunk Road in Maple Ridge, BC, once served as a centre for worship and social activity...

Historical Thinking Summer Institute – July 17-22 in Ottawa

Historical thinking is now a foundation for history and social studies curricula across the country and internationally, and museum and heritage educators can learn...
News Stories

Lytton Chinese History Museum opens doors

Today is opening day for a new cultural museum that recognizes the work and sacrifice of more than 17,000 Chinese labourers who helped build...

Two things you didn’t know about Chilliwack’s New Siberia Farms

Did you know that Chilliwack's New Siberia Farms (today a dairy farm) was once a regional leader in the technique of "chicken sexing" --...