BCHF News

BCHF News

British Columbia History winter issue 49.4: sneak peek

Did you know that a Victoria housewife named Joan Kennedy helped pave the way for female enlistment in World War II? Or that Vancouverites...

Raising Money for Your Cultural Institution – Workshop

Looking for ways to widen the circle of financial support for your cultural organization? The University of Victoria Department of Continuing Studies offers a three-day...

Digital “pioneer medallion” collection unlocks genealogical secrets

Are you looking for information about a person who was born in or living in Canada prior to January 1, 1897? The BC Archives' newest...

BC History Digitization Program: funding applications accepted until Dec. 19

The BC History Digitization Program (BCHDP) is now accepting applications for funding for digitization activities by private or public institutions and agencies. Eligible applicants may...

LTSA fee exemption for historical research

The Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) has introduced a new policy exempting qualifying non-commercial historical or academic research projects from payment...

City of Vancouver purchases Historic Joy Kogawa House

The Land Conservancy of BC (TLC) has transferred ownership of the Historic Joy Kogawa House -- childhood home of Canadian author Joy Kogawa --...
News Stories

Vancouver Archives digitization project reaches 100,000 mark

Congratulations to the City of Vancouver Archives, which recently celebrated the milestone of over 100,000 digital objects available online! Read about the digitization project and...

Community Stories Investment Program – call for proposals

The Virtual Museum of Canada is inviting community museums and heritage organizations across the country to submit proposals as part of the Community Stories...

UBC Arts Co-op Program – funding opportunity for rural libraries & archives

Thanks to a generous gift from a private foundation, the University of British Columbia (UBC) Arts Co-op Program is able to offer funding to...

BCHF member initiatives receive BC Museums Association Awards of Merit

Congratulations to the following initiatives involving BCHF member societies, which each received an Award of Merit for outstanding achievement in the museum, gallery, archives...