BCHF News

BCHF News

Kids Celebrate! exhibit visits the Nanaimo Museum

The Nanaimo Museum’s fall feature exhibit, Kids Celebrate!, invites children ages 5 to 12 to learn about the many celebrations that are practiced in their...
News Stories

BC Archives collection taps in to Canadian pioneers prior to 1892

Attention genealogists! The Royal BC Museum/BC Archives has published a searchable collection of over 10,000 application forms for pioneer medallions presented to BC residents...

Videos showcase “Relics” of BC’s past

Relics: A Story of Forgotten Places is a series of short documentaries intended to uncover the secrets held within the strange, beautiful and often...

Industrial Artefacts Conservation Workshop – Sept 7

Ever wonder how to care for and maintain your industrial artefacts, but don't know where to begin? This one-day hands-on workshop -- led by Andrew...

Step up for History Campaign Launches for 2018 Local Government Elections

Help us give history a voice during the 2018 Local Government Elections The 2018 local government elections are set for October 20, and the BCHF...

BC-backed petition aims to secure federal funding for historic places

Cloverdale-Langley City MP John Aldag is sponsoring a federal e-petition to secure significant funding for historic places in the 2019 Federal Budget. Petition E-1778 calls...

Virtual Exhibits Investment Program accepting proposals until Oct 24

Share BC's history with the world, virtually. The Canadian Museum of History offers the Virtual Exhibits Investment Program, which helps Canadian museums and heritage organizations develop...

2018 BCHF AGM minutes (draft) & Member Society reports

The following documents from the 2018 BCHF Annual General Meeting (AGM), held Saturday May 26, 2018, in Nakusp, BC, are now available: AGM Minutes...

BCHF member discussion 2018: What are the key issues we face today?

What are the key issues facing today's BCHF member societies -- and what might we do about them? On May 26, 2018, the BCHF Advocacy...
BC Historical Federation Scholarships

Johnson Scholarship Program – deadline August 31

Do you have a child or grandchild who completed high school in 2018 and is enrolled full-time at a recognized Canadian post-secondary institution this...