BCHF News

BCHF News

2020 Johnson Scholarship Program opens

Johnson Insurance is offering 50 scholarships, valued at $1,000 each, to eligible students completing high school in...

Surrey to host 2021 BCHF conference

The BC Historical Federation is pleased to announce the Surrey Historical Society will host the 2021 BCHF conference.

Japanese Hall 1928-2018: The Story of Resilience, Survival and Transformation

The Japanese School Hall is a Vancouver institution, opened in 1906. By stubbornness and luck its board retained ownership through the war,...

Our Coloured Past wins Community History Award

Kyle Kusch signs a copy of Our Coloured Past. Courtesy Arrow Lakes News The Community History Award, part...

Lieutenant Governor’s Historical Writing Awards announced

These prestigious awards celebrate publications from the previous year that contributed significantly to the historical literature of British Columbia.

Neil Sterritt, 1941-2020

The BC Historical Federation was saddened to learn of the passing of Neil Sterritt, Indigenous rights activist and award winning author.

COVID-19: We’re here for you

Have questions about how the BCHF is responding to COVID-19? Wondering about the impacts on our annual conference, awards and recognition program,...

Historical resources for coping with COVID-19

Several organizations have put together pages to help us get through the pandemic: Heritage BC has compiled COVID-19 resources...

Langley student earns educational excursion to Belgium and France

Una Chang, a Grade 12 student, earned a trip to Belgium and France through the Vimy Ridge Foundation. (Alexandru Stratulat/Langley Advance...

Staying connected and sharing your heritage during a pandemic

Michael Gibbs BCHF director and Surrey Historical Society president Michael Gibbs says now is a good time to...