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British Columbia Historical Federation News

Stories of Objects: The Kinsol trestle celebrates 100 years

Kinsol Trestle with logging train, date unknown. Ralph Morris fonds CVMA 2006.8.2.2 By Kathryn Gagnon, Curator/Manager, Cowichan Valley...

Letters to the editor: Begbie was ahead of his time

We were pleased to see the excellent article in the Fall issue of British Columbia History about Chinese laundries in BC.   It is worth...

Nanaimo Historical Society seeks submissions for Into the Mist

A new feature on the Nanaimo Historical Society Facebook page called Into the Mist asks contributors to...

Author Q&A: The Burden of Gravity 

Our blog series “Author Q&A” pulls back the curtain on the historical writing process, introducing local authors and hearing how their stories...

Interview with Claudia Cornwall — BC In Flames: Stories from a Blazing Summer

Earlier this month BCHF's Mark Forsythe and Doug Brigham connected with Claudia Cornwall, author of "British Columbia in Flames: Stories from a...

January is membership renewal month!

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Nomination deadline looms for BC Reconciliation Awards

Nominations for the British Columbia Reconciliation Award close on Jan. 15. There’s still time to nominate individuals...

Online exhibit spotlights BC’s Black pioneers

Beth Cruise/BC Black History Awareness Society An online exhibit created by the BC Black History Awareness Society tells...

Nominations sought for Chung and Wong prizes

Do you know of community members/institutions who have made important contributions to the collecting and safeguarding significant...

Historic Kaslo church receives makeover

St. Andrew’s United Church in Kaslo. Photo: John Whitehead St. Andrew’s United Church in Kaslo, built in 1893,...

Final structure at former Lower Port residential school to be demolished

B.C. Premier John Horgan (centre, blue jacket) is drummed into the Lower Post Residential School by Kaska drummers in Lower Post...