February Snow Alert!

Just a reminder, in the event of more snow, before coming to the BCGS library, please phone – 604-502-9119 – to make…

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More Changes at the BCGS Library

The Facility Team had a very productive work party at the Society library today. We invite members and visitors to come and…

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BCGS Library – now Affiliate Access to FamilySearch restricted collections

The BCGS Walter Draycott Library is an affiliate of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. Now as an affiliate library,…

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BCGS Librarians Honoured by BC Historical Federation

Each year, the British Columbia Historical Federation (BCHF) awards Certificates of Recognition to individual members of BCHF Member Societies who have given…

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BCGS General Meeting and Harvest Supper – Sept 14, 2016, Burnaby

Be sure to attend the BC Genealogical Society’s annual Harvest Supper, 6-7 pm, Wednesday, 14 September, 2016 before the General Meeting at…

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Ireland – Library Week 2016

In Tuesday’s Irish research session, we shared the names and places associated with our Irish families and discussed a number of possible…

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BCGS European Group – Library Week 2016

BCGS Library Week – the Library is open all week, July 18-23, 2016 free. For more information, see https://www.bcgs.ca/?p=6574 Today, we celebrated…

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Royal Canadian Mounted Police and Predecessors

Dominion Police, North West Mounted Police and Royal Canadian Mounted Police History and Genealogy “What a Year 1920 Was” (RNWNP, Dominion Police,…

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BCGS Library closed April 23, 2016 all day.

The BCGS Walter Draycott Library will be closed all day this Saturday, April 23rd, 2016 due to the Surrey Vaisakhi Parade. The…

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BC Genealogical Society receives LAC DHCP grant – The BCGS Pedigree Chart project

The British Columbia Genealogical Society (BCGS) is pleased, indeed excited, to announce to members and friends of the Society that we were…

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