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British Columbia History Summer 2015 Issue

The Summer 2015 issue of British Columbia History features Kootenaina Making History Possible by R.J. Welwood Collecting and preserving material relating to the central Kootenay region...

Jason Beck is winner of the British Columbia Historical Federation Anne and Philip Yandle...

The award recognizes the article that best enhances knowledge of the history of British Columbia and provides enjoyable reading. (British Columbia, May 23, 2015) The...

Winners of 2014 British Columbia Historical Federation Historical Writing Competition

The award celebrates books that make significant contributions to the historical literature of British Columbia (British Columbia, May 2015) The British Columbia Historical Federation (BCHF)...

Free Community History Webinar Series

Canada's History is offering a free near-weekly community history webinar series from January 24 to March 28, 2018, with presentations posted to YouTube after...

Richmond’s No. 1220 Interurban tram car set for restoration

The largest artifact in the City of Richmond's collection -- the No. 1220 Interurban tram car -- is set for restoration, and you can...

Plaque commemorates oldest house in Vancouver’s Grandview

The Fall 2017 issue of British Columbia History (Vol. 50 No. 3) included a story about the oldest existing house in Vancouver's Grandview-Woodland neighbourhood: 1350...

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...
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BCHF conference registration now open

Join us in Courtenay, Cumberland and Comox this June! Registration is now open for annual conference. Lean more...

BC GLAM sector (galleries, libraries, archives and museums) signs cooperative MOU

First among provinces, three organizations representing BC's galleries, libraries, archives and museums (GLAM) sector have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to build capacity...

City of Vancouver purchases Historic Joy Kogawa House

The Land Conservancy of BC (TLC) has transferred ownership of the Historic Joy Kogawa House -- childhood home of Canadian author Joy Kogawa --...