About the British Columbia Historical Federation
The British Columbia Historical Federation (BCHF) encourages interest in the history of British Columbia through research, presentation, and support in its role as an umbrella organization for provincial historical societies.
The Federation currently provides a collective voice for over 100 member societies and 24,000 individuals in the provincial not-for-profit historical sector. We are proud of our history dating back to 1922.
The Federation is a non–profit organization registered as a charitable society under the Income Tax Act.
Honorary Patron: Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia
Since 1923, the Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia has been the Federation’s Honorary Patron.
The current Honorary Patron is The Honourable Janet Austin, OBC, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia.