Bulkley Valley Museum

BC | Canada 150 Grant Recipient Project Highlights Bulkley Valley Museum, Smithers Project: Bulkley Valley Museum Collections Rehousing Project Funding Received: $28,000 The Bulkley Valley Museum purchased new shelving to better care for, preserve, and present the Museum’s artefact and archival collection. The impact of the project on the organization has been immensely positive, allowing museum […]

Royal B.C. Museum

BC | Canada 150 Grant Recipient Project Highlights Royal B.C. Museum, Victoria Project: First Nations Gallery Renewal Funding Received: $75,000 The First Nations Gallery Renewal provided updates to the First Peoples permanent exhibition gallery to showcase indigenous world views and knowledge and to bring contemporary First Nations voices and cultures to the museum.     Master Weaver […]

Chase and District Museum and Archives Society

BC | Canada 150 Grant Recipient Project Highlights    Chase and District Museum and Archives Society Together We Are Stronger: Relocation of CPR Engine Bell Funding Received: $15,000 The Chase Museum worked together with local First Nations to install a CPR engine bell on a cairn in front of the Museum – the artefact represents […]

BC Farm Museum Association in Fort Langley

BC | Canada 150 Grant Recipient Project Highlights BC Farm Museum Association, Fort Langley Project: Ventilation System Replacement Funding Received: $8,000 The BC Farm Museum’s purchase and installation of a new ventilation system directly benefited the health and safety of the 40+ volunteers who spend time in the workshop restoring and repairing priceless artifacts from […]

Northern Trails Historical Society

BC | Canada 150 Grant Recipient Project Highlights Northern Trails Historical Society Project: “Emergence” – Public Art Sculpture Funding Received: $20,000 A Caterpillar Trencher used in the building of the Alaska Highway has been transformed into a public art sculpture, titled “Emergence”. Emergence seeks to reflect the history of the Peace-Liard’s Indigenous and non-Indigenous people […]

Golden & District Historical Society

BC | Canada 150 Grant Recipient Project Highlights Golden & District Historical Society Project: Stop the Rot and End the Rain Funding Received: $36,000 Stop the Rot and End the Rain was the name of The Golden & District Historical Society’s project to replace the roof on the 1904 CPR railway station in Golden. Golden […]

Salmon Arm Museum & Heritage Association

Yale and District Historical Society Salmon Arm Museum & Heritage Association Project: Montebello Museum Funding Received: $75,000 The new Montebello Museum will be the focal point for the RJ Haney Heritage Village and Museum which is the municipal museum for the Salmon Arm area. The new building provides greatly expanded museum space for decades to […]

Yale and District Historical Society

BC / Canada 150 Grant Recipient Project Highlights Yale and District Historical Society Project: Ward House Property Revitalization Funding Received: $23,000 The BC | Canada 150 grant program supported the installation of a small commercial kitchen, bathroom, fire and alarm systems to allow and expand public use of a large storage structure on the Ward […]

Fort Nelson Heritage Museum

BC / Canada 150 Grant Recipient Project Highlights Fort Nelson Heritage Museum Project: Museum log restoration Funding Received: $11,000 The Fort Nelson Heritage Museum is in a highly visible location on the Alaska Highway directly across from the community Recreation Centre. The log building that houses the museum required cleaning and re-staining and the completed […]

Fraser Valley Heritage Railway Society

BC / Canada 150 Grant Recipient Project Highlights Fraser Valley Heritage Railway Society, Cloverdale Project: Heritage Rail Restoration Funding Received: $50,000 The Fraser Valley Heritage Railway Society sought to restore BCER 1304 interurban, the Connaught, the last Chilliwack interurban to have survived. BCER 1304 was named the Connaught to celebrate the 1912 official visit to […]