In July 2019, three student volunteers with the BC Heritage Fairs Society interviewed four members of the W̱SÁNEĆ First Nation on Vancouver Island: an Elder, two artists and a language revitalization teacher. The result of their visit is Taking Reconcili-Action, a website full of content that addresses specific topics related to the Truth and Reconciliation […]
B.C. STUDENTS MAKE CANADIAN HISTORY ONLINE Students, educators and history enthusiasts to meet virtually and share stories of Canada’s past in first-ever Virtual Provincial Heritage Fair [June 21, 2020] This year, more than 50 students from across B.C. were to gather in Kelowna for the Provincial Heritage Fair. Now, due to Covid-19, the Fair has […]
We are very excited to announce that plans for our 2020 Virtual Fair are underway, thanks to the Alumni Councils with support from the BCHFS Board. The fair will be taking place over Zoom on June 27 and 28, with the theme of Community, and will be a mix of student presentations/panels and interactive group activities […]
It is with regret that the BCHFS Board of Directors announces the postponing of our 2020 Provincial Fair until summer 2021.
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By Abigail Uher This past fall was an active period of fundraising for BC Heritage Fairs, as we were able to hold fundraisers in two different cities in southwestern B.C. In September, we held our second annual fundraiser at the Vancouver Maritime Museum, A Night at the Museum with Heritage Fairs. It was wonderful to […]