Advocacy

Advocacy

Buy Local, Give Local BCHF campaign kicks off

https://youtu.be/ZoVrcjOSmJ8 Community museums, historical societies, heritage groups and cultural organizations form the foundation of the diverse cultural...

2020 provincial election: Heritage sector survey results

To help heritage professionals and organizations to better understand where candidates running in the 2020 provincial election stand on important heritage issues,...

BC Archives Reference Room to expand in-person services in late July

The BC Archives has announced plans to re-open its reference room. This comes after originally announcing that it would remain closed until...

How does the BC Archives closure affect you?

The Royal British Columbia Museum and Archives has announced that they will need to close the Reference Room of the BC Archives...

An open letter to Premier John Horgan and Jack Lohman, CEO of the Royal...

June 3, 2020 An open letter to Premier John Horgan and Jack Lohman, CEO of the Royal British Columbia...

BC Historians Flocking to Comox Valley: Who Is Taking Care of History?

Members of the British Columbia Historical Federation will be digging into Comox Valley history during their annual conference from June 6 to...
Chilliwack Paisley House

Want a free house?

Chilliwack's Paisley House is getting a lot of attention these days. The home— one of Chilliwack's oldest— is on the demolition block,...
Roger Whitehouse and Margaret Matovich

Burnaby Historical Society in the News

The Burnaby Historical Society is disbanding after 61 years and people are starting to take notice of some of the issues facing...

Step Up For History Campaign: Tell Us What’s Up

Demolition of heritage buildings. Poor funding for local museums. Councils not living up to their own heritage bylaws. It’s time to Step Up For History in...

BCHF member discussion 2018: What are the key issues we face today?

What are the key issues facing today's BCHF member societies -- and what might we do about them? On May 26, 2018, the BCHF Advocacy...