Videos

Videos

Student Interview: Harry Deng wins W. Kaye Lamb award

Harry Deng, a student at Simon Fraser University, is the recipient of a $1,000 scholarship in the senior division for his essay...

Wings Over Canada: Chinese Canadians in the Skies

This presentation recorded June 28 at the Chinatown Storytelling Centre in Vancouver includes the little-known stories of Chinese Canadian pilots.

Access to Memory: Reflections on Government Support for Public History

As the director of a non-profit museum, president of the Friends of the BC Archives, and an adjunct professor of BC history,...

Interview with Jennifer Ashton

British Columbia History magazine editor Andrea Lister caught up with Jennifer Ashton, who earned an Honourable Mention for the 2019 Anne and...

The Hidden Photographs of Yucho Chow: A presentation by Catherine Clement

Chinatown Through a Wide Lens: The Hidden Photographs of Yucho Chow, written by Catherine Clement and published by the Chinese Canadian Historical...

A virtual tour of the Surrey City Cemetery: A presentation by Sue Bryant

Surrey Centre Cemetery sits on the top of the hill above Mud Bay, overlooking farm land and the surrounding area as it...

Interview with Wendy Wickwire

Last month BCHF's Mark Forsythe caught up with Wendy Wickwire, runner up in the 2019 Lieutenant Governor's Medal for Historical Writing competition....

History, heritage buildings, and murder

In a presentation to the Vancouver Historical Society, author Eve Lazarus tells a number of her favourite stories, from bellyflop contests to...

Punjabi film shot in Barkerville released

A new film entitled ਛੱਲਾ ਮੁੜ ਕੇ ਨਹੀਂ ਆਇਆ (Chhalla Mud Ke Nahi Aaya — Chhalla Never Returned), shot in Barkverville and...

Interview with Jacqueline Pearce

You may remember Jacqueline Pearce and her exploration of Japanese-Canadian haiku written in internment camps during the Second World War. She was...