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in memoriam

Peter Trower: 1930-2017

BC poet and novelist Peter Trower passed away on November 10, 2017, at Lions Gate Hospital in North Vancouver. He was 87.  Peter attended several BCHF conferences...

New Japanese Canadian books honoured

Four Japanese-Canadian books published in 2017 will be celebrated at the Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre on November 25, 2017, during the Centre's...

British Columbia History winter 2017 issue 50.4: sneak peek

Our winter 2017 issue of British Columbia History includes an exclusive excerpt from a new book about the life and legacy of Rick Hansen,...
Melva Dwyer

Melva Dwyer: 1919-2017

It is with sadness that we note the passing of BCHF honorary lifetime member Melva Dwyer on November 13, 2017. Melva served as the BCHF Honorary President...

Lest we forget

On this Remembrance Day, November 11, 2017, we take time to honour all the men and women who have given, and continue to give,...

2017 Governor General’s History Awards Recipients

Congratulations to the following BC recipients of the 2017 Governor General's History Awards, some of whom are BCHF members and/or past BCHF award-winners: Award...

Free Canada’s History forum – Nov. 21

Canada's History invites you to attend the 10th Canada's History Forum, "Making History Relevant." On November 21, 2017, speakers from Canada and the United States will be making...

“Voicing Contested Histories” workshop

On November 22, 2017, take part in a one-day, province-wide workshop, "Voicing Contested Histories," to explore the the important role we as cultural heritage professionals...

Our website is back in action!

We're thrilled to announce that our BCHF web site is back up and running after an unexpected and prolonged shut down. We once again welcome...

BC societies receive funding from Canadian Museum of History

Congratulations to the following BC recipients of the 2016 Canadian Museum of History Community Stories Investment Program. The program helps smaller Canadian museums and heritage...