BCHF News

BCHF News

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)...

Nakusp Hot Springs: From poor man’s spa to regional tourism treasure

There are a thousand stories to be told of a hot-spring playground hidden in one of the Selkirk’s most beautiful valleys. But one part...

Archival holdings now online in Smithers

The Bulkley Valley Museum in Smithers, BC, is proud to share its artifact and archival holdings online, thanks to funding from the Government of...
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...
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...
BC Historical Federation Scholarships

Johnson Scholarship Program – deadline August 31

Do you have a child or grandchild who completed high school in 2018 and is enrolled full-time at a recognized Canadian post-secondary institution this...

Vimy Ridge Centennial – Vimy in the Canadian context

On April 9, 2017, Canada commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, during which four divisions of the Canadian Corps fought...

BC History Digitization Program: funding applications accepted until Dec. 19

The BC History Digitization Program (BCHDP) is now accepting applications for funding for digitization activities by private or public institutions and agencies. Eligible applicants may...