Category Archives: British Columbia

Annual release of BC marriage and death records in May

BC Archives announced last week it expects to receive the annual release of death (2003) and marriage (1948) registrations from the BC Vital Statistics Agency in May 2024. The provincial archives will then digitize and index the records and add … Continue reading

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Annual release of British Columbia’s marriage and death records now online

British Columbia’s marriage registrations from 1947 and death registrations from 2002 are now available to search online. These records are part of the BC Vital Statistics Agency’s annual release. Births (1854-1903), marriages (1871-1947), and deaths (1872-2002) can all be searched … Continue reading

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This year’s release of BC death and marriage records delayed

If you were planning to soon explore this year’s annual release of death (2002) and marriage (1947) records from the BC Vital Statistics Agency, BC Archives has bad news. British Columbia’s provincial archives announced last week that the BC Vital … Continue reading

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City of Vancouver Archives gears up for its 90th anniversary with a social media campaign

To celebrate its 90th anniversary, the City of Vancouver Archives (CVA) is highlighting different record groups from the archives’ holdings in a social media campaign. CVA is sharing 90 days of posts, from March 15 to June 12, using the hashtag, … Continue reading

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Annual release of British Columbia marriage and death records expected in four months

BC Archives announced that the annual release of death (2002) and marriage (1947) records from the BC Statistics Vital Agency is expected this May. If the provincial archives follows last year’s timing, we should soon the digitized records online during … Continue reading

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British Columbia 1946 marriage and 2001 death records now available online

The BC Vital Statistics Agency has provided this year’s release of records, and they’re now available to search online on BC Archives’ website. The newly released records include marriage registrations from 1946 and death registrations from 2001. British Columbia birth, … Continue reading

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BC Archives will remain open when Royal BC Museum closes in September

The Royal BC Museum in Victoria, British Columbia, where the provincial archives are located, is scheduled to close September 6, and the building will be torn down. BC Archives’ services, however, will not be disrupted and will remain open at … Continue reading

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Annual release of British Columbia vital stats expected in May

BC Archives yesterday announced that the annual release of death (2001) and marriage (1946) records from the BC Vital Statistics Agency is expected in May. This means that the provincial archives will soon after digitize the records and they will … Continue reading

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Chinese Canadian Museum to be established in British Columbia

The oldest building in Vancouver’s Chinatown, the Wing Sang Building, will be the permanent site of the Chinese Canadian Museum that is scheduled to open next year. The province is providing $27.5 million to the Chinese Canadian Museum Society of … Continue reading

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More than 5,000 digitized Don Coltman photos added to Vancouver Archives’ online collection

Thanks to funding from the British Columbia History Digitization Program (BCHDP) and the Friends of the Vancouver City Archives, an additional 5,122 photographs by commercial photographer Don Coltman are now digitized and freely available on the City of Vancouver Archives’ website. With this … Continue reading

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