Member Stories

Member Stories

Nikkei Internment Memorial Centre in New Denver reveals hidden Japanese-Canadian history

How much do you know about the history of Japanese internment in British Columbia? The Nikkei Internment Memorial Centre (NIMC), located in New Denver, is...
Paul Ferguson at the Langley Cenotaph

Langley Heritage Society — Valley Voices November Podcast

The Langley Heritage Society's November edition of Valley Voices features military historian and BCHF member Paul Ferguson who discusses how we remember the two World...

BCHF member Maurice Guibord honoured during BC’s Journée de la Francophonie 2017

Congratulations to BCHF Council member Maurice Guibord, who was honoured for his contributions to the Province of British Columbia during celebrations for BC's 15th...
View of boat SS Scenic in 1939 approaching dock

The Burrard Inlet Floating Post Office

This is a Member Story — submitted by Ron Hyde, Richmond Captain Stalker Captain J....

“Pam’s Pony Express”: A female horse packer in Nakusp

Pam Gillman, nee Herridge (1927-2007), was a horse packer operating on the Nakusp Hot Springs Trail from 1940 to 1945. Pam worked under the name...

Richmond’s No. 1220 Interurban tram car set for restoration

The largest artifact in the City of Richmond's collection -- the No. 1220 Interurban tram car -- is set for restoration, and you can...

Ladysmith & District Historical Society Opens Great War exhibit

The Ladysmith & District Historical Society has been busy writing articles and producing exhibits. Two articles about The Society’s work in prestigious province wide magazines...

Maple Ridge seeks public input into new Civic and Cultural Facility

Maple Ridge residents have the unique opportunity to have input into the next 10 years of the city’s investments in the arts and cultural...
Fraser Valley local history Valley Voices podcasts

Valley Voices — Langley Heritage Society’s March Podcast

Brenda Smith, genealogistDr. Chad Reimer, historian On March's Valley Voices: uncovering family and community history with genealogist Brenda Smith,...

Nakusp Hot Springs: From poor man’s spa to regional tourism treasure

There are a thousand stories to be told of a hot-spring playground hidden in one of the Selkirk’s most beautiful valleys. But one part...