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Final structure at former Lower Port residential school to be demolished

B.C. Premier John Horgan (centre, blue jacket) is drummed into the Lower Post Residential School by Kaska drummers in Lower Post...

Burnaby Neighbourhood Speaker Series now online

The 2020 Burnaby Neighbourhood Speaker Series is now available. This free, online series explores local historic and...

New Vancouver Island monument honours Lt. Robert Hampton Gray

Lt. Robert Hampton Gray/Wikipedia A monument to Nelson pilot Robert Hampton Gray, the last Canadian to win the...

Knowledge Network launches 150 Stories that Shape British Columbia

To mark the 150th anniversary of British Columbia joining confederation, the Knowledge Network has launched a series...

Steam-powered tug being restored for centennial

The SS Master — the last wooden-hulled and steam-powered tug boat in BC — will mark its...

Heritage Vancouver highlights uncertain future of historic St. Paul’s Hospital building

St. Paul's Hospital/Wikipedia The Heritage Vancouver Society has released its new Top 10 Watch List, which includes the...

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...

BCHF office closed for holidays

The council members of the BC Historical Federation would like to wish you a happy holidays, and all the best for the...

Time Travels heads to the Bulkley Valley Museum via Collections Online

By Mark Forsythe Photographs have a wonderful power to uncover long-buried memories. While scanning the Bulkley Valley Museum’s Collections...

Author Q&A: “Our Backs Warmed by the Sun: Memories of a Doukhobor Life”

Our blog series “Author Q&A” pulls back the curtain on the historical writing process, introducing local authors and hearing how their stories...