Events

Last Post Fund: Unveiling of three Veterans’ Grave Markers
11 November 2020
Ross Bay Cemetery, 2 - 3PM

The Last Post Fund’s mission is to ensure that no Veteran is denied a dignified funeral and burial, as well as a military gravestone, due to insufficient funds at time of death. Since 1909, the LPF has buried over 150,000 Veterans.

The three Veteran’s Graves are:

  • Lieutenant John Marsh Simpson, 77th Foot ( East Middlesex Regiment)
  • Sergeant/Captain Paris Carter, Victoria Pioneer Rifle Corps
  • #2155,Corporal James Normansell, Royal Engineers

The ceremony will be managed by members of the Last Post Fund, British Columbia Branch with other interested groups and media in attendance. COVID-19 protocols will be observed throughout. Please bring your face mask and come prepared for the weather. The ceremony will continue regardless of weather.

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African Ancestry: Identities and Lived Realities Survey

This survey is part of a research and dialogue project which aims at better understanding the ways in which identity is formed and sustained, and how identity shapes lived realities of Black people of African descent living in British Columbia.

 Find out more and complete the survey

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Black History Month 2020

BCBHAS is planning for another great month which will include favorites such as the Kick-off and Open House, Concert at the Belfry Theatre, Heritage Day, Cemetery Tour ...  View the gallery below, Check the calendar and you can check out the History of Black History Month.

Previous Events

Check the events archive for events dating back to 2011 - Arts and Culture, Recognizing and Celebrating People and Historic Events. and Speakers.