Member Stories

Member Stories

West Vancouver’s Navvy Jack House spared from demolition

This was once the home of Navvy Jack Thomas and his wife Slawia (Magdeleine) Kiepilano. Courtesy West Vancouver Historical Society

The story of Cianci House

West Vancouver Dogwood  Photo: Cianci, 1930s The West Vancouver Historical Society has been holding a series entitled Local...

BCHF member initiatives receive BC Museums Association Awards of Merit

Congratulations to the following initiatives involving BCHF member societies, which each received an Award of Merit for outstanding achievement in the museum, gallery, archives...

Elizabeth Walker celebrates 65 years with the Vancouver Historical Society

Elizabeth Walker A lot has changed in 65 years. And Elizabeth Walker has been a mover behind it...

#BuyLocal — BC Labour Heritage Centre

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

Convergence of cultural institutions and what it means for BC history

Wondering what the new MOU signed by GLAM sector organizations in BC means for you? Shannon Bettles, BCHF Second Vice President, discusses how the...

Valley Voices talks to Fred Pepin and Mary Anne-MacDougall

The Langley Heritage Society continues its work capturing local history and stories via an interesting and engaging podcast series called Valley Voices....

Nanaimo Historical Society presents distinguished service awards

At their Annual General Meeting on March 12, the Nanaimo Historical Society presented Distinguished Service Awards to Pamela Mar and Gordon Miller...

Touchstones Nelson mountain bike exhibit wins award

Mark Holt, Astrid Heyerdahl, and Deb MacKillop celebrating the success of the mountain biking retrospective at Touchstones Nelson during the closing...

Nanaimo Historical Society seeks submissions for Into the Mist

A new feature on the Nanaimo Historical Society Facebook page called Into the Mist asks contributors to...