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)...

First Peoples’ Cultural Council accepting applications for cultural heritage programs

The First Peoples’ Cultural Council is offering its first ever Indigenous cultural heritage grant program. The programs...

Historic Nicola Valley church to be rebuilt

A 143-year-old church in the Merritt area that burned down in a January fire believed to have...

Pacific Maritime Centre planned for Langford

Performing Arts Centre: Concept image by Chris Gower, architect and urban design planner The City of Langford and...

Surrey Archives volunteer Diane Johnson receives BCHF Award of Recognition

Diane Johnson, volunteer at the Surrey Archives, is a recipient of a 2019 BCHF Award of Recognition.

Donald Reksten, 1941-2020

We were saddened to hear of the passing of Donald Reksten. Many fondly remember his wonderful volunteer work with the Royal BC...

Royal BC Museum plans new building in Colwood

To make the Royal BC Museum’s collections and archives more accessible, the B.C. government will build a...

How Yucho Chow’s photos reframed Vancouver history

Photographer Yucho Chow is seen with his family in 1919. Yucho Chow Community Archive Christopher Cheung of The...