BCHF News

BCHF News

Vancouver Postcard Club hosts annual show

The Vancouver Postcard Club is hosting it's annual paper collectibles and postcard show and sale on May 27 at the Hastings Community Centre located...

Johnson scholarship program open to BCHF members and their families

Do you have a child or grandchild entering post-secondary education in Canada this fall? Your affiliation with the BCHF could help earn them one...

Nakusp gearing up to host 2018 BCHF conference — Register now!

Did you know that the Arrow Lakes Historical Society was formed in 1984? You will learn more about the Arrow Lakes and local history...

North Vancouver Museum and Archives earns National Museum awards

During the Canadian Museums Association conference in Vancouver, the North Vancouver Museum and Archives' picked up two awards for outstanding achievement — an Award...

Langley students team up with heritage society to tell local histories

Students from Backstreet Studios at Langley's Brookswood Secondary School teamed up with the Langley Heritage Society to produce this 7 minute video about the...

BCHF announces shortlist for 2018 Historical Writing Competition

The British Columbia Historical Federation is pleased to announce the shortlist for the Annual Historical Writing Competition. Congratulations to all the finalists. Finalists in Alphabetical...
Valley Voices with Mark Forsythe

Valley Voices Podcast — April show

Langley Heritage Society President and BCHF Board member Mark Forsythe has been at it again — Valley Voices in conjunction with University of the...
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BC Historic Collections added to UNESCO Canada Memory of the World Register

On March 27, the Canadian Commission for UNESCO announced the inclusion of two historic collections at the Royal BC Museum — The Ida Halpern...

Robin Lister: 1932-2018

Robin Lister was a proud descendant of early settlers to Chilliwack. He donated a number of items from his Grossman ancestors to the museum...

Peter Johnson: 1946-2018

Peter Nigel William Johnson was born in England. After immigrating to Canada in 1989, he completed a Master of Archival Studies at the University...