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Book, Fernie at War wins Community History Award

Victoria author Wayne Norton was awarded the community history award, a $500 prize, for his book, Fernie at War: 1914-1919, published by Caitlin Press. In his new book, Fernie...

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...

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We're going digital! The December 2016 issue of the BCHF Newsletter (No. 61) is the last printed edition that we will run. If you have not...

Ron Hyde in the News

BC Historical Federation Director and Liquor Historian Ron Hyde speaks to Global News in a report aired June 17, 2016, as the Liquor Distribution Board...

Apply now for the 2019-20 Documentary Heritage Communities Program

Does your historical society operate a library or archives? If so, you could be eligible for federal funding. The Documentary Heritage Communities Program (DHCP) ensures...

BCHF’s Gary Mitchell speaks to the modernization of the Royal BC Museum

Today, BCHF Past President and Provincial Archivist Emeritus Gary Mitchell was interviewed by CFAX 1070 about the BC government's promise to modernize...

Comox Valley: Who Is Taking Care of History? Report from the BCHF annual conference

Delegates from around B.C. gathered in the Comox Valley to explore the region’s rich history, and to establish the British Columbia Historical...

Heritage BC presents lifetime achievement awards

Pamela Madoff Heritage BC recently honoured longtime Victoria city councillor Pamela Madoff and archaeologist Bjorn Simonsen with lifetime...

British Columbia History – Winter 2018: “After the First World War”

Our winter 2018 issue of British Columbia History examines aspects of life in BC after World War I. Issue 51.4, "After the First World War," will hit retail...

Quesnel restores iconic Cornish water wheel

Quesnel's iconic Cornish water wheel has been fully restored, thanks to a legacy project overseen by the Quesnel and District Museum and Archives. The restored...