BCHF News

BCHF News

Province invests $789-million for new Royal BC Museum

On Friday, May 13th, the Province of BC announced a $789-million investment to build a new Royal BC Museum. In case you missed...

Vancouver Vice – Aaron Chapman presents to the Vancouver Historical Society

The Vancouver Historical Society has been recording their presentations and posting to their YouTube channel. VHS has just...

Workshop: Writing Historical Fiction

The Historic Joy Kogawa House is offering a workshop about writing historical fiction on Tuesday, May 17th, 7:00-8:30PM at the Joy Kogawa...

Vancouver Heritage House Tour: Online Event

The Vancouver Heritage Foundation (VHF) is holding a Heritage House Tour, which is taking place on Tuesday, May 31st and Thursday June...

BCGEU buys Nelson heritage building

The BC General Employees' Union has purchased a heritage building in downtown Nelson that has been vacant for 11 years with...

Boswell Historical Society buying St. Anselm’s Church

An Anglican church on the East Shore of Kootenay Lake is expected to be acquired by the...

Memoir recalls childhood in New Denver residential school

A woman who spent four and a half years as a child at the New Denver residential...

The Future of the BC Archives: A Chance to Speak

The BC Archives is slated to move into a new Collections and Research Building in Colwood in 2024. This will be a...

History At Your Fingertips

Attention genealogists, researchers, scholars and lovers of rabbit holes! Try this searchable database for the Vancouver Sun (1912-2010), Province (1894-2010) and Times...

BCHF Conference Speakers Highlight Concepts of Memory, Remembrance and Reconciliation.

The 100th Anniversary year of the BC Historical Federation is a time for reflection, and the topic of this year's conference —memory—...