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Suggest a new Stop of Interest sign

Do you have an idea for a new Stop of Interest sign along a roadway in BC? The BC government is looking to add 75...

Richmond’s No. 1220 Interurban tram car set for restoration

The largest artifact in the City of Richmond's collection -- the No. 1220 Interurban tram car -- is set for restoration, and you can...

Nikkei Internment Memorial Centre in New Denver reveals hidden Japanese-Canadian history

How much do you know about the history of Japanese internment in British Columbia? The Nikkei Internment Memorial Centre (NIMC), located in New Denver, is...

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...