Buy Your BCGS 2020 Calendars Now!

We have sold more than 2/3 of our 2020 calendars, but we would like to sell all of them by the end…

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Postcard: S.S. Princess Victoria, Victoria, BC, c.1910

C.P.R. S.S. Princess Victoria, Victoria Harbour, BC Souvenir PostCard. The Valentine & Sons’ Publishing Co., Ltd. Montreal and Toronto. Printed in Great…

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NOVEMBER MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT

Genealogically, October was a very busy month for BCGS with a wonderful three day British Isles Research weekend from October 5 th…

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BCGS 2020 CALENDAR

The front cover photo for the BCGS 2020 Calendar is of Aberthau House in West Point Grey, Vancouver. Aberthau has a special…

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Holten Cemetery Project – Update

This notable project first came to the BCGS’s attention in March of this year. In honour of the 75 th Anniversary of…

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Thanksgiving message

Eunice Robinson, BCGS President president@bcgs.ca Happy Thanksgiving ! Recalling past Thanksgiving memories and your family traditions. How did your family celebrate? Were…

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MEMBERS’ MEETING – OCTOBER 9, 2019

FEATURED SPEAKER – EVE LAZARUS Blood, Sweat, and Fear: The story of Inspector Vance, Vancouver’s first forensic investigator Join Eve Lazarus as…

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BCGS POSTCARD COLLECTION A STORY BEHIND THE PICTURE Sept 2019

POSTCARD OF THE MONTH – SEPTEMBER 2019 Janice Kidwell, BCGS member #5033 A Harvest Festival is an annual celebration that occurs around…

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NEWS from the LIBRARY

Labour Day is a statutory holiday to recognize the contribution of workers to their country. In Canada, we celebrate Labour Day on…

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MEMBERS MEETING – SEPTEMBER 11, 2019

FEATURED SPEAKER – LANA OKERLUND Booksellers of BC (Postponed from February 2019) When Lana Okerlund realized that very little was known about…

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