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Nominations for significant South Asian Canadian historic places open until November 6

Do you know a historic place that is important to the history of BC's South Asian Canadian community? Nominations are now being accepted for the...
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Provincial Digital Library update

On May 10, 2016, more than 100 representatives from the academic, archive, K-12, library and museum sectors gathered at a symposium to engage in...
Documentary Heritage Communities Program

LAC Documentary Heritage Communities Program 2017-2018

On October 3, 2016, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) released a call for proposals for the 2017–2018 funding cycle for the Documentary Heritage Communities...
Chilliwack's Chinatowns

Community Memories Projects Feature BC Histories

The Virtual Museum of Canada announced this year's 21 winning projects for it's Community Memories Investment Program, and four are from British Columbia! Learn more about the...

Notice: Ordering Subscriptions Online

We are experiencing some temporary PayPal problems for subscriptions and back issues of British Columbia History. Currently customers are unable to make a credit card...
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Canadian Nautical Research Society Conference

The Canadian Nautical Research Society held its 2016 annual conference In New Westminster at Douglas College August 18 - 20. At the conference, Barry Gough,...
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Nakusp raises funds for Railway History

The people Nakusp, B.C. have raised $20,000 to purchase a 1921 railroad snow plow and a 1977 caboose with the intention of restoring them...
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Union Club is National Historic Site

The Union Club of B.C.'s building located in Victoria on the corner of Gordon and Humboldt streets has been recognized as a national historic...

British Columbia History Fall issue: sneak peek

Want to learn more about Russia’s aspirations for the West Coast, the history of New Westminster’s BC Distillery, or one BC resident’s letter-writing campaign...
Scholarship Award

Johnson Scholarship Program – Application deadline August 31

Do you have a child or grandchild entering post-secondary education in Canada this fall? Your affiliation with the BCHF could help earn them one...