BCHF News

BCHF News

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" --...

BCHF announces shortlist for 2017 Historical Writing Competition

The British Columbia Historical Federation is pleased to announce the shortlist for our annual Historical Writing Competition. Congratulations to all the finalists. Finalists, listed in...

Step Up for History: Week 2 update

The second week of our BCHF Step Up for History 2017 provincial election outreach brought our first candidate responses, a new email template for engaging...

ArtsVote BC – Keeping arts and culture on the election agenda

ArtsVote BC is a non-partisan grassroots campaign designed to keep arts and culture on the agendas of political parties, candidates and voters in British...

Step Up for History: Engage candidates by email using our new template

Don't have time to attend an all-candidates' meeting in your area, but still want to participate in the BCHF's Step Up for History 2017...

Historic O’Keefe Ranch turns 150

It’s a celebratory year for all Canadians but Vernon’s Historic O’Keefe Ranch shares the sentimentality: the Ranch was also founded in 1867 and turns...
BCHD Conference 2017 Chilliwack

One month until the 2017 BCHF Annual Conference!

The 2017 BCHF Annual Conference - "Chilliwack: Land, Water, People" - takes place May 25-28, 2017, in Chilliwack, BC. Chock full of lectures, workshops,...

New Horizons for Seniors – funding for projects led/inspired by seniors

Does your society have projects led or inspired by seniors? If so, your society may be eligible to receive a grant of up to...

Electoral History in BC

Elections BC has an interesting summary of British Columbia's electoral history from 1871 to 2013, including milestones, maps and results, on its web site...

BC Rural Dividend program accepting funding applications until May 31

Applications for funding under the recently extended BC Rural Dividend Program will be accepted until May 31, 2017. The Rural Dividend helps small rural communities...