BCHF News

BCHF News

Happy Canada 150!

Celebrate Canada's 150th birthday - and BC's place in Canada - with these fun and informative resources: Canada: 150 facts about Canada...in 150 secondsĀ (CBC) Canada's History -...

BC Genealogical Society names 2016 Family History Book Award winners

Three books from the list of nominees for the 2016 BCHF Historical Writing Competition have been recognized with 2016 Family History Book Awards from...

Chilliwack photographer documents heritage buildings for the future

A Chilliwack-based architectural photographer has embarked on an exciting new project to photograph historical and heritage buildings in the Chilliwack area and donate photographs...

Students capture heritage on film in Langley

Looking for new ways to engage youth in local history? The Langley Heritage Society is collaborating with local high school students to create and share...

Convergence of cultural institutions and what it means for BC history

Wondering what the new MOU signed by GLAM sector organizations in BC means for you? Shannon Bettles, BCHF Second Vice President, discusses how the...

BC history through song

As a companion piece to Rika Ruebsatt's article "BC History through Song" in our Summer 2107 issue of British Columbia History you can listen...

Media celebrates 2017 BCHF award winners

We are pleased to share the following media stories recognizing some of our 2017 BCHF award winners: "Top of province garners top prize," BC BookLook,...

Conference video recordings now available

Watch videos recordings of the following two presentations from our 2017 Annual Conference program on our YouTube channel. (It's free and you don't need...

Call for conference host communities – 2019 & 2020

Calling all communities! The BCHF is currently looking for communities to host our annual conferences in 2019 and 2020. (Hint: it might be time...

Heritage Legacy Fund accepting applications until June 30

The Heritage Legacy Fund administered by Heritage BC is accepting applications for its 2017 round of funding. The deadline is June 30, 2017. The Heritage...