Annual Conference

Annual Conference

Traditional boat building: A presentation by Patrick Calihou

MĂ©tis Artisan Pat Calihou introduces you to his heritage by way of a 40 foot traditional bateau he built in 2019-20 at...

Adventures in Digital History: A presentation by Dr. Kyle Jackson and students

How can historians use new digital tools to enliven and deepen our study of the past? In this presentation, Dr. Kyle Jackson...

Forgotten Stories, Silenced Voices: A presentation by Renée Sarojini Saklikar

As a poet and a writer she’s explored history (Children of Air India, un/authorized exhibit and interjections); science and poetry (Listening to...

We Have Our Man: A presentation by Baltej Singh Dhillon

One of the most moving presentations of the recent BCHF conference was by Baltej Singh Dhillon, the first member of the RCMP...

The Hidden Photographs of Yucho Chow: A presentation by Catherine Clement

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: A presentation by Barb Hynek

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: A presentation by Sue Bryant

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

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...

Calvin Thalheimer, Olivia Daniel win 2020 BCHF scholarships

The British Columbia Historical Federation (BCHF) is pleased to announce that Calvin Thalheimer and Olivia Daniel are the recipients of the 2020...