BCHF News

BCHF News

Heritage BC launches Francophone Cultural Tourism map

Heritage BC's newest online interactive map celebrates historic places linked to BC's Francophone community. The Francophone Culture map features historic places around BC that represent...

Plaque commemorates oldest house in Vancouver’s Grandview

The Fall 2017 issue of British Columbia History (Vol. 50 No. 3) included a story about the oldest existing house in Vancouver's Grandview-Woodland neighbourhood: 1350...

Meet our newest Council members!

We'd like to extend a warm welcome to our three newest Directors: Mark Forsythe, Michael Gibbs and Sharn Sandhra. Mark, Michael and Sharn were...
in memoriam

Peter Trower: 1930-2017

BC poet and novelist Peter Trower passed away on November 10, 2017, at Lions Gate Hospital in North Vancouver. He was 87.  Peter attended several BCHF conferences...

New Japanese Canadian books honoured

Four Japanese-Canadian books published in 2017 will be celebrated at the Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre on November 25, 2017, during the Centre's...

British Columbia History winter 2017 issue 50.4: sneak peek

Our winter 2017 issue of British Columbia History includes an exclusive excerpt from a new book about the life and legacy of Rick Hansen,...
Melva Dwyer

Melva Dwyer: 1919-2017

It is with sadness that we note the passing of BCHF honorary lifetime member Melva Dwyer on November 13, 2017. Melva served as the BCHF Honorary President...

Lest we forget

On this Remembrance Day, November 11, 2017, we take time to honour all the men and women who have given, and continue to give,...

2017 Governor General’s History Awards Recipients

Congratulations to the following BC recipients of the 2017 Governor General's History Awards, some of whom are BCHF members and/or past BCHF award-winners: Award...

Free Canada’s History forum – Nov. 21

Canada's History invites you to attend the 10th Canada's History Forum, "Making History Relevant." On November 21, 2017, speakers from Canada and the United States will be making...