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Free Community History Webinar Series

Canada's History is offering a free near-weekly community history webinar series from January 24 to March 28, 2018, with presentations posted to YouTube after...

Help choose the BCHF Best Article Award

Readers wanted: help us select the 2017 winner of the Anne and Philip Yandle Best Article Award! If you subscribe to British Columbia History magazine and enjoy reading...
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Voicing Contested Histories resource list

Video recordings, presentation notes and other resources from a 2017 province-wide workshop on "Voicing Contested Histories" are now available online at Voicing Contested Histories Resources....

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...

Conference memory: Water bomber “waves” to attendees in Port Alberni

This memory of the 2000 Annual Conference in Port Alberni was submitted by BCHF Director and Honorary Life Member Ron Hyde:  One of my morning...

Origins of the Historical Writing Competition

Ever wonder how the BCHF Historical Writing Competition -- and the prestigious Lieutenant Governor's Medal for Historical Writing -- got its start? The story began...
Alice Glanville

A Glanville family connection

One article in the Winter 2017 issue of British Columbia History (Vol. 50 No. 4) contains a link to long-time BCHF member and Council...

Free open forums for heritage organizations

Heritage BC is hosting three complimentary open forums for not-for-profit heritage organizations in the first half of 2018. There is no charge to register, and...
News Stories

BC Labour Heritage Centre Oral History Collection – now online

Twelve full-length video interviews with key BC labor activists are now available online through the new BC Labour Heritage Centre Oral History Collection, hosted by...

2017 Historical Writing Competition submission deadline – Dec 31

Call for submissions - the nomination deadline for the 35th annual BCHF Historical Writing Competition is December 31, 2017! The Historical Writing Competition recognizes authors...