BCHF News

BCHF News

Archival holdings now online in Smithers

The Bulkley Valley Museum in Smithers, BC, is proud to share its artifact and archival holdings online, thanks to funding from the Government of...

Plaque honours Japanese-Canadian war veterans

A new plaque unveiled November 11, 2016, in Stanley Park commemorates over 200 Japanese-Canadian soldiers who overcame discrimination to serve in World War I,...

BC Multiculturalism Grants

British Columbia Multiculturalism Grants support cultural expression and anti-racism programs and projects that raise awareness about or enhance BC's multicultural identity. Eligible non-profit societies and...

Call for BC sounds

BC Studies: The British Columbian Quarterly is seeking sound clips, soundscapes, or other types of audio accompanied by a written component (article, essay, poem, story, etc.)...
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Huu-ay-aht First Nations witness return of cultural treasures

Seventeen artworks and cultural treasures are now back on Huu-ay-aht First Nations' traditional territory after residing with the Royal BC Museum for more than...

Conference Accommodations Announced

The Chilliwack Museum and Historical Society is busy getting ready to welcome BCHF delegates and visitors to Chilliwack next May at the BCHF annual...

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...