BCHF News

BCHF News

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" --...

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...