BCHF News

BCHF News

Governor General’s History Award for Excellence in Community Programming

Canada’s History Society is currently looking for community-based history projects for the 2019 Governor General’s History Award for Excellence in Community Programming.

Robin Gresko, 1947-2020

We were very saddened to hear of the death of BCHF and Surrey Historical Society member Robin Gresko. We will miss seeing...
Digital Magazine

Calling on Libraries!

NEW! Libraries can now request British Columbia History as part of their RB Digital Magazine package. With the launch...

Historic Kaslo church receives makeover

St. Andrew’s United Church in Kaslo. Photo: John Whitehead St. Andrew’s United Church in Kaslo, built in 1893,...

#BuyLocal — BC Labour Heritage Centre

—submitted by Refano Evan, Student, University of British Columbia — Working, working, working… That is something most of us...
Paul Ferguson at the Langley Cenotaph

Langley Heritage Society — Valley Voices November Podcast

The Langley Heritage Society's November edition of Valley Voices features military historian and BCHF member Paul Ferguson who discusses how we remember the two World...

Not Just Stones and Beads

Karen Aird Karen Aird was the keynote speaker at the BC Historical Federation conference in Courtenay in May....

Museum assistance program’s emergency fund updated

Canadian Heritage has announced updates to the museum assistance program's emergency assistance Fund. Having reviewed the announcement and spoken to Canadian Heritage,...

Historical Thinking Summer Institute – July 17-22 in Ottawa

Historical thinking is now a foundation for history and social studies curricula across the country and internationally, and museum and heritage educators can learn...

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...