BCHF News British Columbia History winter 2017 issue 50.4: sneak peek

British Columbia History winter 2017 issue 50.4: sneak peek

Our winter 2017 issue of British Columbia History includes an exclusive excerpt from a new book about the life and legacy of Rick Hansen, plus details of a link between Canadian poet Pauline Johnson and a memorial in Stanley Park.

Issue 50.4 is due to hit retail outlets, our online store and subscribers’ mailboxes by early December, just in time for the holidays.

Here are some of the other articles awaiting you in this issue:

  •  Vancouver-born Lieutenant-Colonel Cecil Merritt, whose likeness appeared on military posters, was one of the first Canadians to be awarded the Victoria Cross during the Second World War.
  • Summerland’s Dominion Experimental Farm and the story of its award-winning jersey cattle herd.
  • Mark Mosher, an unabashed Communist living in the Alberni Valley, ran in six federal elections and became a respected community leader.
  • How the kindness of strangers helped Lithuanian dentist Irena Mikutaviciute immigrate to and resettle in British Columbia.
  • Letters to the Editor, book reviews, our Cabinets of Curiosities and more.

For more information, or to subscribe, visit British Columbia History magazine.