BCHF News

BCHF News

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...

Happy Canada 150!

Celebrate Canada's 150th birthday - and BC's place in Canada - with these fun and informative resources: Canada: 150 facts about Canada...in 150 seconds (CBC) Canada's History -...

BC Genealogical Society names 2016 Family History Book Award winners

Three books from the list of nominees for the 2016 BCHF Historical Writing Competition have been recognized with 2016 Family History Book Awards from...

Chilliwack photographer documents heritage buildings for the future

A Chilliwack-based architectural photographer has embarked on an exciting new project to photograph historical and heritage buildings in the Chilliwack area and donate photographs...

Students capture heritage on film in Langley

Looking for new ways to engage youth in local history? The Langley Heritage Society is collaborating with local high school students to create and share...

Convergence of cultural institutions and what it means for BC history

Wondering what the new MOU signed by GLAM sector organizations in BC means for you? Shannon Bettles, BCHF Second Vice President, discusses how the...

BC history through song

As a companion piece to Rika Ruebsatt's article "BC History through Song" in our Summer 2107 issue of British Columbia History you can listen...