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#BuyLocal — BC Labour Heritage Centre

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

#BuyLocal — Vancouver Maritime Museum Society

—submitted by Refano Evan, Student, University of British Columbia— Hello, welcome to another week in November. It is almost...

History of our Historians: Point Ellice House

— Anupriya Dasgupta, Student, University of British Columbia Point Ellice House, “a little green slice of paradise” situated in...

A Lens on Vancouver’s Past coming to maritime museum

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the first Holland-America Line (HAL) vessel to...

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...

Okanagan Historical Society’s 84th Report now available

The latest Okanagan Historical Society report is now available. On the cover (pictured above) is an 1882...

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...

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

Nelson’s Cold War bunker opens

The stark furnishings of Nelson's cold war bunker, soon to reopen as a permanent museum exhibit. During the...

In the Shadow of Mt. Cheam: Local history made available digitally

Submitted by Mike Yusko, BC Dairy Historical Society Discovering local area history for areas...