BCHF News

BCHF News

Congrats to this year’s LAC grant recipients — 11 from BC!

The Library and Archives Canada Documentary Heritage Communities Program has for 2017-2018 approved $1.5 million in funding to support 48 projects in local archival...

2016 Historical Writing Competition – full list of nominees

Looking for some summer reading? Check out the full list of 32 books nominated for our 2016 Historical Writing Competition, presented below in alphabetical...
News Stories

Historic 1913 Telegraph Line cabin to be restored

A historic 1913 Telegraph Line cabin in Tweedsmuir Provincial Park will be restored this summer as part of a joint project between the Bella...

BC Historical Federation Award Recipients

On May 27, 2017 the BC Historical Federation announced its award recipients at the annual conference gala in Chilliwack. A number of award winners...

Winners of British Columbia Historical Federation Historical Writing Competition

The award celebrates books that make significant contributions to the historical literature of British Columbia (British Columbia, May 2016) The British Columbia Historical Federation (BCHF)...

Historic Bridge Dedication – Mosquito Creek, North Vancouver

The first pre-stressed concrete bridge in Canada is located in North Vancouver, and it will be recognized during a historic site dedication ceremony held...

2017 Annual Conference thank you!

Our 2017 Annual Conference, "Land, Water, People," in Chilliwack is now complete, and what an inspiring, engaging and enjoyable weekend it was! Thank you to...

Governor General’s History Award – Call for nominations

The Governor General’s History Award for Excellence in Community Programming recognizes innovative projects that promote and encourage community engagement in history. The award aims to...

Annual Conference – Day 1 Summary and Photos

Day One of our Annual Conference, "Land, Water, People," is complete. A look at the day's photos, and the faces and places say it...
BCHF Conference in Chilliwack 2017

It’s conference week! Info for participants…

The 2017 BCHF Annual Conference, "Land, Water, People", takes place this week, May 25-28, in Chilliwack, BC. We  look forward to seeing all registered participants...