Step up for history

Share your Step Up story here! Tell us what happened when you asked local candidates to speak about the importance of supporting history and heritage resources in your community. Send your story (text and/or photos) to the BCHF Web Editor at caroline@bchistory.ca, and we’ll post it below.

Step Up for History Campaign News & Results

NDP response from Prince George-Mackenzie

Bobby Deepak, NDP candidate for the riding of Prince George-Mackenzie, provided the following response to the BCHF Step Up for History questions on April...

Step Up for History: Week 2 update

The second week of our BCHF Step Up for History 2017 provincial election outreach brought our first candidate responses, a new email template for engaging...

Greens respond to email query in Prince George-Mackenzie

BCHF Web Editor Caroline Ross used the Step Up for History email template to engage the Liberal, NDP and Green candidates in the Prince...

Facebook query yields results in Maple Ridge-Mission

Facebook proved a useful tool for engaging candidates in the Maple Ridge-Mission riding. British Columbia History editor Andrea Lister posted the questions from the Step...

Step Up results from Maple Ridge-Mission

British Columbia History editor Andrea Lister attended an all-candidates' meeting for the riding of Maple Ridge-Mission on April 27, 2017. Andrea writes: "I submitted questions...

ArtsVote BC – Keeping arts and culture on the election agenda

ArtsVote BC is a non-partisan grassroots campaign designed to keep arts and culture on the agendas of political parties, candidates and voters in British...

Step Up for History: Engage candidates by email using our new template

Don't have time to attend an all-candidates' meeting in your area, but still want to participate in the BCHF's Step Up for History 2017...

Electoral History in BC

Elections BC has an interesting summary of British Columbia's electoral history from 1871 to 2013, including milestones, maps and results, on its web site...

Step Up for History: Week 1 update

The BCHF is pleased to annouce the following activity during the first week of our Step Up for History 2017 election outreach campaign: BCHF President...

Member proposes outreach question on historical education

BCHF member Trelle A. Morrow has "stepped up" to suggest that Federation members question local candidates about their parties' plans to support the incorporation...

BCHF submits questions on history to BC party leaders’ debate

The BCHF has submitted the questions from our Step Up for History 2017 election outreach campaign to Global News in hopes that they will...

BCHF President pens open letter to BC party leaders

BCHF President K. Jane Watt today sent an open letter to the leaders of BC's three main political parties, asking them to think hard about...

BCHF launches Step Up for History election outreach campaign

Help us give history a voice during the 2017 Provincial Election The 2017 BC General Election is set for May 9, and the BCHF believes...