Awards

Awards

Barry Gough selected as a Distinguished Alumni of UVic

On Tuesday, February 5th, Barry Gough will be recognized with a Distinguished Alumni award from the University...

BCHF Inspiration Awards

This award was created to honor individuals or organizations working or volunteering in the history, heritage or cultural sector who have been...

BCHF conference preview: Awards gala

Find out who will win the Lieutenant Governor's medal for historical writing at our Awards Gala on...
By snowshoe, buckboard and steamer: Women of the frontier

1998 – Bridge, Kathryn

Bridge, K. (1998). By snowshoe, buckboard and steamer: Women of the frontier. Victoria, B.C.: Sono Nis Press. The lives of four pioneer women in nineteenth-century British Columbia...

Three new BCHF awards announced

BCHF Board Members have been busy working to modernize programs and policies in time for the Federation's 100th anniversary.

Best Website Award Deadline Dec 31

Is there a historical website about British Columbia history, developed and maintained primarily through volunteer labour, that you feel deserves recognition? Each year, the British...

Winners of the 36th annual BCHF Historical Writing Competition announced

The award celebrates books that make significant contributions to the historical literature of British Columbia. The prizes were awarded...
Lions Gate

1999 – D’Acres, Lilia and Donald Luxton

D’Acres, Lilia and Donald Luxton. (1999). Lions Gate. Burnaby, B.C.: Talonbooks. In addition to celebrating this bridge and its grand design,Lions Gate sets out to reveal these...
Seven Shillings a year: The history of Vancouver Island

1986 – Lillard, Charles

Lillard, C. (1986). Seven Shillings a year: The history of Vancouver Island. Ganges, BC: Horsdal & Schubart. This groundbreaking work, the first-ever history of Vancouver Island,...

Haiku in Tashme: The legacy of Sukeo “Sam” Sameshima

A street view of Tashme in 1942. Tashme was the largest Japanese internment camp in British Columbia with over 2,600 people...