history

Parks Canada moving past colonial narratives to paint larger picture of nation’s history

Fort Langley National Historic Site will not hold Brigade Days due to COVID-19 restrictions

 

VIDEO: Throwing back to era of the washboard

Maple Ridge Museum staff conduct a history experiment

  • Jul 18, 2020

 

30 years after Oka crisis, Kanesatake land claims remain unresolved

Serge Simon, the current Grand Chief of Kanesatake, vividly remembers the events of July 11, 1990

 

LOOKING BACK: History never stops – inviting stories from the pandemic

Maple Ridge Museum & Archives wants to hear from local residents about their experiences during COVID

B.C. museum releases more than 16,000 historical photos of Indigenous life

Digitized images preserved and shared with Indigenous communities

Maple Ridge Museum hosts time travelling photo contest

Residents are asked to replica 10 old images from the museum archives – and have fun while doing it

  • May 31, 2020

BCHF conference once again slated for Cloverdale

Surrey Historical Society to host 2021 history conference

Looking Back: Suggest resurrection of ‘victory’ gardens in Maple Ridge

‘take a lesson from the past and plant a health gardens, for hope, for the future, for good health’

  • Apr 26, 2020

Heritage home toppled in Maple Ridge Cemetery

Too costly to revamp for public use, a home of a historical family was recently demolished

Maple Ridge amateur historian gives quarantine friendly video tour

Graham Strang shows his vlog followers antique firetruck, former post office, and more.

PHOTOS: Roaring in the 1920s

Maple Ridge Museum offers a glimpse back in time to what this community looked like 100 years ago

LOOKING BACK: Quarantine back in the day of the Spanish flu kept Maple Ridge safe

When the 1918 epidemic hit Haney, washing hands, respecting isolation rules, and disinfecting helped

  • Apr 8, 2020

1st Haney Scouts celebrate 90 years

Received a letter of congratulations from Julie Payette, the Governor General of Canada

Hidden message connects Castlegar homeowners decades apart

The Rodgers family was surprised when a message fell out of the walls as they were renovating

Thumbprint, hairbrush: Franklin wreck in Nunavut waters reveals sailors’ lives

In 2019, the Parks Canada team produced extraordinary images of the HMS Terror

Kamloops sculptor casting Canada’s forefathers in bronze

Four of Canada’s early prime ministers will be cast in bronze at a shop in Knutsford, B.C.

  • Feb 9, 2020

Couple’s love of Oak Bay Beach Hotel leads to purchase of strata unit

The best of both worlds in hotel condo

  • Dec 11, 2019

Artist Robert Amos paints Victoria

Painter is also an art writer and art historian

  • Sep 27, 2019

Founding family of the Peninsula

Jennifer Rausch is the latest descendant to open a business maintaining the family’s ties to the area

  • Jul 12, 2019

Walking the Crossroads of Central Saanich History

From pub to church, examining local historical landmarks

  • Dec 4, 2018