BCHF News

BCHF News

Surrey Historical Society Dedicates New Park

— submitted by Mark Forsythe “Get involved with your local heritage organizations— and tell...

Learn about the Sisters of St. Ann — November 7

The Royal BC Museum is holding a talk by Carey Pallister, the archivist for the Sisters of St. Ann on November 7th from 12:00—1:00...

Ron Hyde in the News

BC Historical Federation Director and Liquor Historian Ron Hyde speaks to Global News in a report aired June 17, 2016, as the Liquor Distribution Board...

BC Election 2020: Survey for candidates

British Columbia's heritage sector believes heritage is broad and encompassing, describing the “tangible and intangible record of...

Remembrance Day at Stanley Park 2019

On Vimy Day in Canada, the Japanese Canadian War Memorial was unveiled on April 9, 1920 in...
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...

The Winners of the British Columbia Historical Federation’s W. Kaye Lamb Essay Scholarship 2015

(British Columbia, June 2015) Kathryn Siemens of Victoria, BC, a third year student at the University of Victoria has won a $1000 scholarship from...
Valley Voices with Mark Forsythe

Canyon War of 1858 on Valley Voices

Valley Voices is a radio program that highlights stories of local history from BC's Fraser Valley. On September’s edition of Valley Voices: historian Daniel Marshall reveals...

Buddhist monument to be dedicated in Slocan cemetery

Rev. Orai Fujikawa paints characters on a new memorial to Japanese-Canadians cremated in the Slocan cemetery in 1942-43. It will be...

Friends of BC Archives welcomes new collections facility, but poses questions

The board of directors of the Friends of the British Columbia Archives says it welcomes the news of a state-of-the-art facility for...