BCHF News

BCHF News

BCHF welcomes three new directors

At its AGM on June 5, the BC Historical Federation welcomed three new directors-at-large to the board.

South Asian Canadian History and Heritage Preserved and Presented

On April 12th, the South Asian Studies Institute at the University of the Fraser Valley officially launched the South Asian Canadian Legacy...
Alice Glanville

A Glanville family connection

One article in the Winter 2017 issue of British Columbia History (Vol. 50 No. 4) contains a link to long-time BCHF member and Council...
Save the Date - BCHF conference 2017 May 25 - 28

Save the Date – May 25 – 28, 2017

Save the date! The Chilliwack Museum and Historical Society and the BC Historical Federation have announced the dates for the 2017 BCHF conference being held...

BCHF’s Gary Mitchell speaks to the modernization of the Royal BC Museum

Today, BCHF Past President and Provincial Archivist Emeritus Gary Mitchell was interviewed by CFAX 1070 about the BC government's promise to modernize...

A Tale of Two Families: BC’s Intercultural Family Teachings

Due to historical exclusion and colonial record-keeping practices, not many non-Indigenous families from minority groups can trace their family histories back to...

Heritage BC announces new funding opportunity

The Strategic Networking and Catalysts fund is a pilot project with the simple goal of encouraging networking and learning activities among heritage...
Melva Dwyer

Melva Dwyer: 1919-2017

It is with sadness that we note the passing of BCHF honorary lifetime member Melva Dwyer on November 13, 2017. Melva served as the BCHF Honorary President...

Vancouver street to be named after Nora Hendrix

A stamp issued in 2014 remembering Vancouver’s Hogan's Alley depicted Nora Hendrix. The City of Vancouver will name...

Best BC history website nominations extended to Feb. 1

Do you know of a recently launched website on a topic of British Columbia history that is worthy of recognition and a $250 cash prize?