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BCHF members open for business

COVID-19 has upended the operating schedules of many of our members. But if you are open to visits, even with reduced hours,...

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Buy Local, Give Local BCHF campaign kicks off

https://youtu.be/ZoVrcjOSmJ8 Community museums, historical societies, heritage groups and cultural organizations form the foundation of the diverse cultural...

Elizabeth Hyde 1928-2020

Elizabeth Hyde of Victoria, who died Sept. 10 age 91, was a...

2020 provincial election: Heritage sector survey results

To help heritage professionals and organizations to better understand where candidates running in the 2020 provincial election stand on important heritage issues,...

BC Election 2020: Survey for candidates

British Columbia's heritage sector believes heritage is broad and encompassing, describing the “tangible and intangible record of...

West Vancouver’s Navvy Jack House spared from demolition

This was once the home of Navvy Jack Thomas and his wife Slawia (Magdeleine) Kiepilano. Courtesy West Vancouver Historical Society

2021 BCHF conference to be delivered virtually

The BC Historical Federation and the Surrey Historical Society will be taking the 2021 conference entirely online. The dates of virtual conference...

Friends of BC Archives welcomes new collections facility, but poses questions

The board of directors of the Friends of the British Columbia Archives says it welcomes the news of a state-of-the-art facility for...

Creston RCMP investigate fire that destroyed historic cabin

The Ed Jordan cabin An historic cabin on the Kootenay Pass was destroyed by fire overnight Sept. 29....

Nelson’s Cold War bunker opens

The stark furnishings of Nelson's cold war bunker, soon to reopen as a permanent museum exhibit. During the...

Royal BC Museum plans new building in Colwood

To make the Royal BC Museum’s collections and archives more accessible, the B.C. government will build a...

The quest to discover Yucho Chow’s legacy

The Vancouver Historical Society has been filming their guest speakers, sharing the videos on their YouTube channel. This...