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...

Digital access to BC History Magazine provided free

Here at the British Columbia Historical Federation we have joined other organizations in urging all British Columbians...

Governor General’s History Award – Call for nominations

The Governor General’s History Award for Excellence in Community Programming recognizes innovative projects that promote and encourage community engagement in history. The award aims to...

Langley student earns educational excursion to Belgium and France

Una Chang, a Grade 12 student, earned a trip to Belgium and France through the Vimy Ridge Foundation. (Alexandru Stratulat/Langley Advance...
Documentary Heritage Communities Program

LAC Documentary Heritage Communities Program 2017-2018

On October 3, 2016, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) released a call for proposals for the 2017–2018 funding cycle for the Documentary Heritage Communities...

State of heritage report released

Heritage BC has produced a report summarizing the input collected from its provincial roundtable discussions which makes...

Ron Hyde in the News

BC Historical Federation Director and Liquor Historian Ron Hyde speaks to Global News in a report aired June 17, 2016, as the Liquor Distribution Board...

John MacFarlane — Documenting Nautical History

Since 1976, John MacFarlane of Qualicum Beach has documented Canada’s nautical history through the creation of The Nauticapedia Project — an online information portal featuring more...

BCHF Member Ron Greene receives citizenship award

Longtime BCHF member and former Council member Ron Greene of Oak Bay was awarded a Medal of Good Citizenship by the Province.

Alma Russel — first trained librarian in BC

The Royal BC Museum and Chek TV brings you "This Week in History" featuring 1897 BC librarian Alma Russel.