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BCHF conference: Connections 2021 at Surrey

The province’s largest historical organization successfully conducted its first virtual conference in partnership with the Surrey Historical...

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Indigenous History Forum set for June 29-30

A two-day Indigenous History Forum this month, organized by the Pacific Association of First Nations Women, will...

The Hidden Photographs of Yucho Chow

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

The Peace Arch at 100

This virtual field trip of Surrey's Peace Arch will take you on a tour through history to look at the origins and...

A virtual tour of the Surrey City Cemetery

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

“Underneath a Hood or Covered in Soot”: An interview with Olivia Daniel

Olivia Daniel, a University of the Fraser Valley student, is the recipient of a BC Historical Federation scholarship for her essay “Underneath...

BCHF welcomes three new directors

At its AGM on June 5, the BC Historical Federation welcomed three new directors-at-large to the board.

Help us win $20,000 in the Great Canadian Giving Challenge

The BCHF is participating in the Great Canadian Giving Challenge. Until the end of June, every dollar...

Provincial heritage sites seek sustainable funding

Barkerville is one of six provincial heritage sites calling on the provincial government to provide sustainable funding....

Canoe Cultures: Building a Legacy

The Vancouver Maritime Museum has partnered with the Canoe Cultures program to present a display featuring early images of canoe racing on...

Chinatown Through a Wide Lens wins Lieutenant Governor’s Medal

A remarkable book about an early Vancouver photographer whose work was almost forgotten was named the...

Three projects to benefit from BCHF Centennial Legacy Fund

Three projects will receive funding from the British Columbia Historical Federation's Centennial Legacy Fund this year. These grants support innovative work, new...