Member Stories

Member Stories

Congrats to this year’s LAC grant recipients — 11 from BC!

The Library and Archives Canada Documentary Heritage Communities Program has for 2017-2018 approved $1.5 million in funding to support 48 projects in local archival...

Langley Heritage Society — Valley Voices

Surrey Historical Society President Michael Gibbs at the Scott family plot The Langley Heritage Society has published their...

BCHF members open for business

COVID-19 has upended the operating schedules of many of our members. But if you are open to visits, even with reduced hours,...

Trail Historical Society seeks to reopen 1912 bridge

The Trail Historical Society wants to look at reopening a historic crossing...

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...

Japanese Canadian home movies from the 1930s-70s

The Nikkei National Museum in Burnaby has digitized over 40 historical home movies from its moving image...

A Cortes Island artifact query

Cortes Island Museum and Archives Society president Lynne Jordan has a number of artifacts from her great-grandfather (born in the 1860s, died...

#BuyLocal — BC Labour Heritage Centre

—submitted by Refano Evan, Student, University of British Columbia — Working, working, working… That is something most of us...

A Brief History of Brewing in BC

This early 20th century label from the Union Brewery in Trail reassuringly promised Golden Drops was "the beer without drugs or...

The search for Alphonse Savard photos

The Société historique francophone de la Colombie-Britannique is researching a Vancouver photographer, Alphonse Savard, who operated Imperial Photo...