BCHF News

BCHF News
Challenging Racist British Columbia: 150 Years and Counting

New anti-racism resource released

Those engaged with public history in BC will be interested to read a new resource published on...

Time Travels: Museum of the Cariboo Chilcotin & BC Cowboy Hall of Fame

Rodeo legends Jo Flieger and Antoine Boitano exchange stories behind the chutes at the 1958 Williams Lake Stampede. Museum of the...

Ken Waldon 1934-2021

Ken Waldon, seen here with B.C. Lt.-Gov. Janet Austin, was among 44 provincial recipients of the Governor General’s Sovereign’s Medal for...

The Francophone Pioneers of Vancouver: A Little-known History and Legacy

In this 1899 photograph we see Magloire Desrosiers, with mustache and hat, inside his tinsmith workshop. (City of Vancouver Archives CVA...

The Isnardy family of Williams Lake

The Chimney Creek House, built in 1875 by Amadee Isnardy. The image is a watercolour by Wilfred Wright.

Shíshálh Nation wants action after burial site desecrated

A shíshál burial site along Sechelt Inlet before and after logging. Jessica Silvey/CBC The chief of shíshálh Nation is demanding...

Women of the BCHF

For International Women's Day, we get to know the women of the BCHF Council and to learn more about the work they...

Provincial funding announced for heritage projects

Architect Gene Kinoshita has designed a shelter for the Merriwake, a Japanese-Canadian fishing boat being restored as a dryland exhibit at...

Explaining settlers to ourselves

These watercolour sketch maps show some of the Indian Reserves Peter O’Reilly’s work touched. Source: Indian Reserve Commission. Federal Collection; Minutes...

BCHF 2021 conference registration now open

The wait is over... registration for BCHF's 2021 virtual conference is now open! History presentations, virtual field trips, gala book prize, silent...