BCHF News

BCHF News

Fall issue of British Columbia History on the way

The Fall 2020 issue of British Columbia History includes “‘Artist Commemorates Abbotsford History,” by K. Jane Watt...

New website features photos of Holland-America Line ships in Vancouver

2020 marks 100 years since the Holland-America Line began its North Pacific Coast service, 75 years since the...

New study guide designed to rethink BC’s history

Grades 8 through 12 students can deepen their understanding of social injustices and discriminatory policies in British Columbia with a new study...

Canadian Nautical Research Society plans 2021 conference

The Canadian Nautical Research Society/Société Canadienne Pour la Recherche Nautique will hold its annual conference June 10...

Will Navvy Jack House celebrate its 150th birthday in 2022?

Wedding of Elizabeth “Bessie” Lawson and William Pitman, December 31, 1914 (207.WVA.THO) New research indicates that Navvy Jack...

Taking Reconcili-Action website launches

Over the past 15 months, three students have been working on Taking Reconcili-Action, a project with BC...

Tashme museum wins historic places #VisitList campaign

Congratulations to the Tashme Museum who won the $5,000 marketing package in the National Trust’s #VisitList Campaign....

Architects hired for Creston grain elevators restoration

The Columbia Basin Trust has found the architects for their restoration of Creston’s two surviving grain elevators....

Cranbrook History Centre deaccessioning nine railcars

Photo: cranbrookhistorycentre.com The Cranbrook History Centre has begun the process of deaccessioning nine of the railcars in its...

Vancouver Japanese Language School offers walking tours

The Vancouver Japanese Language School and Japanese Hall (VJLS-JH) is hosting Historic Powell Street Walking Tours throughout August and September.