Videos

Videos

Wendy Wickwire on Public History: Between the Professionals and the People

In case you missed it, we recorded Wendy Wickwire's presentation from our first virtual annual general meeting held on September 12th.

The Francophones of Surrey: A presentation by Maurice Guibord

Maurice Guibord, director of the Société historique francophone de la Colombie-Britannique, will engage you with his presentation which incorporates his research on...
Michael Layland is interviewed by Mark Forsythe

Interview with Michael Layland

BC Historical Federation Vice-President Mark Forsythe caught up with the 2019 Lieutenant-Governor's Medal for Historical Writing prize winning author Michael Layland to...

Victoria in 1922: A Re-creation

Victoria became John Adams’ adopted city in 1960. As a new kid who was interested in history, he tried to make up...

Buy Local, Give Local BCHF campaign kicks off

https://youtu.be/ZoVrcjOSmJ8 Community museums, historical societies, heritage groups and cultural organizations form the foundation of the diverse cultural...

Checking in with Lytton’s history keepers

On June 30, 2021 a firestorm destroyed the village of Lytton in a matter of minutes. Homes, businesses and the community’s museums...

Interview with Wendy Wickwire

Last month BCHF's Mark Forsythe caught up with Wendy Wickwire, runner up in the 2019 Lieutenant Governor's Medal for Historical Writing competition....

History as a Tool for Reconciliation

Today Indigenous people are struggling to negotiate treaties with the BC and Canadian governments and in other ways to re-assume meaningful say...

The Peace Arch at 100: A presentation by Barb Hynek

This virtual field trip of Surrey's Peace Arch will take you on a tour through history to look at the origins and...

Interview: Lost Kootenays, Part 1

BCHF vice-president Mark Forsythe interviews BCHF director Greg Nesteroff, co-author with Eric Brighton of the new book Lost Kootenays: A History In...