About BC Archives

Onsite services at the BC Archives is by appointment only. For more information on how to access materials in person, please see our Reopening FAQ page and our online Appointment Form.

Remote services are also available. See our Services page for what we offer.

Welcome to the BC Archives, located in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. The BC Archives is the archives of the Government of British Columbia and provides research access to records of enduring value to the province for both the provincial government and public researchers.

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We are still open by appointment only, but we have been able to increase capacity meaning there are more appointmen… https://t.co/zYg39hVDg0
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Some exciting news: we're expanding our reference room access! https://t.co/kMeGNGID6K
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As of Monday, July 19, researchers will be able to: review finding aids and card catalogues, use onsite access kios… https://t.co/uAfsF6r7b9
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Featured Archives Staff

Kate Heikkila

As reference archivist, Kate is always working on ways to improve access to the archives’ holdings. Kate can often be found answering reference questions or on horseback—her dream is to one day find a way to do both at once.

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