Cedar-Bamboo Fraser River Rafting Expedition
Cedar-Bamboo Fraser River Rafting Expedition

Friday, August 22 to Sunday, August 24!

On this fun and educational trip from Lillooet to Yale, you will spend three days experiencing the mighty Fraser River by raft and on guided land tours.

Musqueam Community Tour
Musqueam Community Tour

Sunday July 20, from 1-3 PM

 Photos from the tour are available online now.  

CCHSBC Visit to Cumberland, BC
CCHSBC Visit to Cumberland, BC

CCHS Board members visited Cumberland on June 14 to tour the historic Chinatown and Japantown site

We encourage everyone to visit Cumberland, a very important Chinese Canadian historic site

Bon Voyage/Bon Appetit - Menus from the Canadian Pacific Railway Company
Bon Voyage/Bon Appetit - Menus from the Canadian Pacific Railway Company

April 7 to December 24, 2014

Rare Books and Special CollectionsLevel 1 of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, 1961 E Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1, Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Kelowna & District Genealogical Society
The Kelowna & District Genealogical Society

Harvest Your Family Tree 2014 Genealogical Conference & Marketplace

September 26 to September 28, 2014

CCHS Annual General Meeting Dinner
CCHS Annual General Meeting Dinner

Larry and Howard Grant Honoured at the 10th CCHS Anniversary AGM

Saturday March 1, 2014 

CCHS 2014 Graduate Prize Co-Winner
CCHS 2014 Graduate Prize Co-Winner

Shelly Ikebuchi

At the hearth of the nation: the Woman’s Missionary Society and Victoria’s Chinese Rescue Home 1886-1923.

CCHS 2014 Graduate Prize Co-Winner
CCHS 2014 Graduate Prize Co-Winner

Katrina Lo

(Re)defining the "eh" : reading a colonial narrative in the Dictionary of Canadianisms on Historical Principles.

Jean Barman's
Jean Barman's "Beyond Chinatown" in BC Studies

Barman, J. (2013). Beyond Chinatown: Chinese men and indigenous women in early British Columbia. BC Studies: The British Columbian Quarterly, (177), 39-64.

Image courtesy of Chinese Canadian Stories.

Chinese Hill Billy Band
Chinese Hill Billy Band

Photo circa late 1939/early 1940 taken on the roof of the former WK Gardens Restaurant.

Story and photo from Kathleen Lee, whose father ran the On Wo Tailor shop, next to Modernize Tailor.

Board of Directors

2014 CCHSBC Board of Directors provides oversight of the Chinese Canadian Historical Society of British Columbia, a non-profit, participatory provincial organization dedicated to broadening our shared understanding of history of the Chinese in British Columbia through research, documentation, preservation and education.

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Become a Member

Please join our society as an annual or supporting member. Your membership dues will help fund the activities and events of the Society and the Edgar Wickberg Award. Thank you for becoming member. Your ongoing support is very much appreciated.

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Scholarships

Edgar Wickberg Prize in Chinese Canadian History 2013

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Upcoming Events
09 | 26

Harvest Your Family Tree 2014 Genealogical Conference & Marketplace

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06 | 16

May Q. Wong Author Reading at Collingwood Neighbourhood House

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06 | 14

Mining Our Past: Conflict and Solidarity in a Resource Economy

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