Advocacy Award

Created to recognize the sector’s bright lights, the Advocacy Award recognizes groundbreaking initiatives and projects that create positive change in the world around us and improve the lives of all British Columbians.

Winners will be announced at the Awards Gala at the annual BCHF Conference.

Eligible Individuals and Organizations

Nominations for the BCHF Advocacy Award are open to all individuals and organizations working with history and heritage in the Province of British Columbia.

How to Nominate

Complete the online form to submit a nomination. Submit supporting documents to:


Nomination Deadline

The deadline for nominations for the Advocacy Award is March 1.

Past winners

• 2022-23: No recipient

• 2021-22: Dr. Albert “Sonny” McHalsie (Naxaxalhts’i) and Dr. Keith Thor Carlson (Theme: Truth and reconciliation)
Honorable mention: Tara-Lynn Kozma-Perrin