BCHF News

BCHF News

Vancouver Island authors win Lyman book prize

Vancouver Island authors John M. MacFarlane and Lynn J. Salmon have won a John Lyman Book Award for best book published in...
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August Newsletter Posted

Website survey, 2017 conference news, directors insurance, advocacy updates, member events and more. View our latest newsletter here. Take the website survey here.

Call for digital postcards of BC monuments

BC Studies invites you to participate in a province-wide project to generate a gallery of “digital postcards” that depict “monuments” in diverse areas of...
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Maritime Museum of BC in the news

The Maritime Museum of BC, located in Victoria, is seeking national status as announced by Barry Gough in the Times Colonist.

British Columbia History winter issue 49.4: sneak peek

Did you know that a Victoria housewife named Joan Kennedy helped pave the way for female enlistment in World War II? Or that Vancouverites...

Descendants of 7th Canadian Cavalry Field Ambulance members sought

The Menin Gate, seen in 2003, is a war memorial in Ypres, Belgium dedicated to British and Commonwealth soldiers killed in...
Anna Tremere Riverview Hospital Historical Society

Anna Tremere of Coquitlam honoured with Award of Merit

We are pleased to announce that Coquitlam’s Anna Tremere is a recipient of an Award of Merit. The award was presented at the Federation’s...

Comox Valley: Who Is Taking Care of History? Report from the BCHF annual conference

Delegates from around B.C. gathered in the Comox Valley to explore the region’s rich history, and to establish the British Columbia Historical...

British Columbia History Fall 2018 issue: Legacies

The fall 2018 issue of British Columbia History takes a look at legacies -- of words, images and planning. Issue 51.3 will hit retail outlets, our online...

Monument to Hampton Gray proposed for Victoria

A group wants to build a monument in Robert Hampton Gray’s honour honour outside the B.C. Aviation Museum (seen here in...