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Heritage BC presents lifetime achievement awards

Pamela Madoff Heritage BC recently honoured longtime Victoria city councillor Pamela Madoff and archaeologist Bjorn Simonsen with lifetime...

Chemainus Valley Museum expansion opens

Congratulations to the Chemainus Valley Historical Society and partners on Saturday’s grand opening of the newly expanded Chemainus Valley Museum!

A Cortes Island artifact query

Cortes Island Museum and Archives Society president Lynne Jordan has a number of artifacts from her great-grandfather (born in the 1860s, died...
in memoriam

Steve Lapshinoff (1943-2019)

Steve Lapshinoff, a prolific Doukhobor historian, has died at 76. Among his publications was a documentary report on the 1924 death...

Valley Voices talks to Langley Heritage Society volunteers

Tom Annandale On the August episode of Valley Voices: Architect Tom Annandale tours us through one of...

John Herd Thompson (1946-2019)

Dr. John Herd Thompson, a former history department chair at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, has...

Fall issue of British Columbia History coming soon

The Fall 2019 issue of British Columbia History features “Japanese Charcoal Making on Salt Spring Island,” by...

Celebrating 20 years of the BC Dairy Historical Society

By Mike Yusko Dairy farming in BC began in 1827 with the arrival...
in memoriam

Gordon Butt 1936-2019

Gordon Butt, who was for many years a director of both the Silvery Slocan and Sandon historical societies, has died at 82....

Not Just Stones and Beads

Karen Aird Karen Aird was the keynote speaker at the BC Historical Federation conference in Courtenay in May....