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In the News

2017

March 2, 2017
: CBC News
Take a behind-the-scenes look at Royal B.C. Museum prepares an owl specimen for research - Read
February 23, 2017
: CTV News
Douglas Treaties translated into First Nations languages nearly 170 years later - Read
February 23, 2017
: Peninsula News
A step towards truth and reconciliation in Central Saanich - Read
February 6, 2017
: Peninsula News
VIDEO: Looking back at the Douglas Treaty - Watch
February 4, 2017
: National Geographic
Road Trip: British Columbia, Canada - Read
February 4, 2017
: Inside Toronto
Canada 150: Top 10 museums in Canada - Read
January 27, 2017
: Nelson Star
Expert to speak in Nelson about native plants and climate change - Read
January 17, 2017
: Oak Bay News
Don’t just Google it: finding facts in a ‘post-truth’ world - Read
January 10, 2017
: Nanaimo News Bulletin
Indigenous stories sought for Royal B.C. Museum - Read
January 3, 2017
: CBC On the Coast
Curious call for submissions - Listen
January 2, 2017
: Haida Gwaii Observer
Lucy Bell takes on repatriation, First Nations department at Royal BC Museum - Read

2016

December 30, 2016
: CBC News
Royal B.C. Museum calls on Indigenous people to submit stories about relics - Read
December 29, 2016
: Times Colonist
Editorial: Our museum is national treasure - Read
December 28, 2016
: Huffington Post
Four Cities That Let You Travel The Globe Without Leaving Canada - Read
December 27, 2016
: Victoria News
Royal B.C. Museum to undergo largest renovation since 1997 - Read
December 27, 2016
: Times Colonist
$10M Royal B.C. Museum reno to feature Emily Carr, First Nations - Read
December 25, 2016
: CBC News
VIDEO The new face of fentanyl, and other B.C. videos that resonated in 2016 - Watch
December 21, 2016
: Vancouver Sun
Stephen Hume: Books that tell the stories of B.C., Part 2 - Read
December 18, 2016
: Vice
Searching Western Canadian Ghost Towns for Traces of Chinese Miners - Read
December 10, 2016
: CBC News
'Pressing Matters' museum exhibit reveals drama behind plant collecting - Read
November 20, 2016
: Vancouver Sun
B.C. First Nation celebrates return of artifacts, resilience of culture - Read
November 19, 2016
: CBC News
B.C. First Nation celebrates return of artifacts from Royal B.C. Museum - Read
November 19, 2016
: Times Colonist
Huu-ay-aht reclaim art, cultural treasures - Read
November 19, 2016
: CHEK News
Huu-ay-aht First Nation celebrates return of cultural artifacts - Watch
November 18, 2016
: Times Colonist
Publishing in the Pacific Northwest: Canadian Presses Band Together - Read
November 11, 2016
: Times Colonist
Medallion applications a rich resource for those interested in history - Read
November 9, 2016
: CTV Vancouver Island
Family Matters: new Augmented Reality App at Royal BC Museum - Watch
October 25, 2016
: CTV Vancouver Island
Royal BC Museum turns 130 - Watch
October 25, 2016
: Times Colonist
Learning at the archives: World traveler finds a treasure trove of print and digital maps - Read
October 25, 2016
: Times Colonist
A goldmine before the Internet - Read
October 25, 2016
: Times Colonist
Family stories live on through our museums - Read
October 25, 2016
: Times Colonist
Love Letter to the Muse(um) - Read
October 25, 2016
: Times Colonist
How the museum is becoming a bigger part of our lives - Read
October 25, 2016
: Times Colonist
Museum at 130: Letter from B.C. Lieutenant Governor - Read
October 25, 2016
: Times Colonist
Friends of the BC Archives let history be their guides - Read
October 24, 2016
: Indo Canadian Voice
Creating a Punjabi Canadian Legacy Project in B.C.: Please work with us - Read
October 19, 2016
: Rossland News
Red-listed plant found in Centennial Wetland - Read
October 15, 2016
: Vancouver Sun
It's a whale of a dirty job, but somebody's got to do it - Read
October 3, 2016
: Huffington Post
Fall Is The Best Time To Visit Victoria! - Read
September 24, 2016
: Times Colonist
Small flying reptile makes big paleontological impact - Read
September 23, 2016
: Global National
Royal Visit: A look at Victoria’s royal connection - Watch
September 22, 2016
: Times Colonist
Museum’s sculpture display a ‘double legacy’ to late artist - Read
September 21, 2016
: CBC All Points West
Spiders coming into your home are 'looking for love, basically' - Listen
September 20, 2016
: Victoria News
Literacy week shows children the magic of science - Read
September 16, 2016
: Indo-Canadian Voice
B.C. recognizes South Asian Canadian heritage; nominations will be open until November 6 - Read
September 16, 2016
: The Art Newspaper
Royal British Columbia Museum to establish department for repatriation of First Nation cultural heritage - Read
September 12, 2016
: CBC On the Island
B.C. government designates $2M to help with First Nations repatriation efforts - Listen
September 11, 2016
: Vancouver Sun
Its spider season but don’t freak out - Read
September 9, 2016
: Northern View
Aboriginal artifacts project aims for reconciliation - Read
September 8, 2016
: Times Colonist
$2M launches B.C. effort to repatriate indigenous artifacts - Read
August 31, 2016
: Daily Mail
Revealed: 75 million-year-old remains of a bizarre flying reptile that was smaller than a CAT are found in Patagonia - Read
August 22, 2016
: CTV Vancouver Island
Royal couple to spend much of B.C. visit in Victoria - Read
August 11, 2016
: LA Times
Weekend Escape: A whale of a time in Victoria, B.C. - Read
August 7, 2016
: The Globe and Mail
Initiative to reclaim belongings must be driven by B.C. First Nations: leaders - Read
August 6, 2016
: e-know.ca
Species at Risk visits Ktunaxa Nation - Read
August 3, 2016
: Rossland Telegraph
"Night at the Museum" in Rossland to feature Dr. Gavin Hanke of the Royal BC Museum in Victoria - Read
August 1, 2016
: CFAX 1070
Victoria’s Breaking News & Talk with Mark Brennae - Listen
July 30, 2016
: Nanaimo News Bulletin
Royal B.C. Museum launches kids’ ice age art contest - Read
July 27, 2016
: Times Colonist
Victorians among recipients of Order of British Columbia - Read
July 26, 2016
: Nelson Star
Summer camp kids learn about species at risk - Read
July 13, 2016
: Times Colonist
A fragile piece of Capt. Cook history passes from city to museum - Read
July 9, 2016
: CHEK News
Mystery solved: Man VicPD says died is alive and well, happy to get heirlooms back - Watch
July 7, 2016
: CTV Vancouver Island
Mammoth month ice age exhibit has traffic way up at the Royal BC Museum - Watch
July 6, 2016
: Kamloops This Week
Species at Risk roadshow coming to Kamloops - Read
July 5, 2016
: CBC News
Royal B.C. Museum travelling exhibit aims to highlight endangered species - Read
July 4, 2016
: CBC National
Burns Bog fire still raging - Watch
July 4, 2016
: The Globe and Mail
Peat bogs turning into major fire hazards, Canadian expert says - Read
July 3, 2016
: CBC News
Work to conserve U’mista masks and regalia almost complete - Read
June 29, 2016
: CBC Daybreak
Telling the stories of Punjabi pioneers in Prince George - Listen
June 28, 2016
: CBC Victoria
Live Dead Animals Darren and the Mole - Listen
June 21, 2016
: Globe and Mail
Christy Clark calls on U.S. to return artifacts belonging to First Nations - Read
June 4, 2016
: Vancouver Sun
The world’s most complete preserved mammoth on display in VictoriaThe Royal BC Museum’s woolly mammoth to get some baby company - Read
June 1, 2016
: Global News
The world’s most complete preserved mammoth on display in Victoria - Watch
June 1, 2016
: Times Colonist
A mammoth shift in thinking on the Island’s Ice Age history - Read
May 31, 2016
: The Zone
Talking Mammoths with the Royal BC Museum - Listen
May 31, 2016
: Global TV
40 000-year-old baby mammoth on display at Royal B.C. Museum - Watch
May 29, 2016
: Globe and Mail
Photos of the Day for May 29 (picture no. 6) - Read
May 28, 2016
: Times Colonist
From Russia with love: Rare glimpse of tiny mammoth - Read
May 27, 2016
: CTV Vancouver Island News
Ice ice baby: World’s best preserved mammoth comes to Victoria - Read
May 21, 2016
: Alaska Highway News
Rooting out Peace Region ecosystem: Royal BC Museum scientists look to plant region’s biodiversity in the history books - Read
May 19, 2016
: CHEK TV News
World’s most famous baby mammoth comes to Victoria - Watch
May 19, 2016
: CFAX
Lyuba coming to Royal BC Museum - Listen
May 18, 2016
: CBC All Points West
Lyuba coming to Royal BC Museum / Field Museum interview - Listen
May 13, 2016
: CHEK TV
Mammoths are invading the Royal BC Museum - Watch
May 12, 2016
: CBC On the Island
Unloading Field Museum Mammoths material at the Royal BC Museum - Listen
May 10, 2016
: CBC All Points West
40 000-year-old woolly mammoth Lyuba arrives at the Royal BC Museum - Listen
May 10, 2016
: Victoria News
Woolly mammoth coming to Royal B.C. Museum - Read
May 4, 2016
: Saanich News
Reynolds students connect with First Nations history - Read
May 3, 2016
: The Globe & Mail
Museum CEO owns 30 000 books and reads in six languages - Read
April 27, 2016
: Sunfm 98.5 Online Fort St. John
Royal BC Museum to promote natural wonders of Peace Region - Read
April 27, 2016
: CJDC 890
Royal BC Museum to promote natural wonders of Peace Region - Read
April 26, 2016
: Shaw TV (and online)
Argillite Sculpter (sic) - Watch
April 25, 2016
: CBC
Royal BC Museum launching major project in the Peace Region - Watch
April 22, 2016
: Times Colonist
Big Picture: Documentary sheds light on shipping industry - Read
April 16, 2016
: Times Colonist
Exhibit honours HMCS Esquimalt sunk 71 years ago today - Read
April 11, 2016
: Times Colonist
Early B.C. letters tell alluring stories - Read
April 11, 2016
: e-know.ca (online)
Fossil beds could lead to world-class museum - Read
April 8, 2016
: Montreal Gazette
B.C. museum gets groovy with John Lennon’s Rolls Royce - Read
April 8, 2016
: driving.ca
B.C. museum gets groovy with John Lennon’s Rolls Royce - Read
April 6, 2016
: CBC North by Northwest
Royal BC Museum findings in Peace Region - Listen
April 6, 2016
: Times Colonist Editorial
Keep digging into our history - Read
April 5, 2016
: The Province (online)
B.C. First Nations tourist draw has a place of tawdry Trump history (image only) - Look
April 1, 2016
: CTV Vancouver Island
Foodie Friday - dining al fresco - Watch
April 1, 2016
: CBC
April Fool’s at the Royal BC Museum - Watch
March 31, 2016
: Cranbrook Daily Townsman
Understanding the story beneath our feet - Read
March 27, 2016
: Times Colonist Editorial
Languages are a dying too fast - Read
March 24, 2016
: Cranbrook Daily Townsman (print and online)
Fossil wealth of the Kootenays - Read
March 16, 2016
:
Le Parisien - Quelle est cette créature marine? Text in French - Read
March 14, 2016
: CBC
Vice gambling and a crooked cop: Royal BC Museum puts 19th-century documents online - Read
March 14, 2016
: New York magazine
Found a Pic of Your Ex - Read
March 12, 2016
: National Geographic
What’d You Call Me? Meet the Bony-Eared Assfish - Read
March 10, 2016
: 24hrs Vancouver
Museum teaching zombie survival skills - Read
March 9, 2016
: CFB Esquimalt Lookout
Royal BC Museum loans First Nations exhibit to Naval and Military Museum - Read
March 9, 2016
: News 1130
Royal BC Museum prepares for zombies - Read
March 4, 2016
: Victoria News
A day in the life of a museum objects conservator - Read
February 25, 2016
: Oxford Journals Oral History Review
Our Living Languages: First Peoples’ Voices in British Columbia - Read
February 24, 2016
: Vancity Buzz
John Lennon’s Lonely Hearts Rolls-Royce back in Royal BC Museum - Read
February 23, 2016
: CTV Vancouver Island
John Lennon Rolls Royce at RBCM
February 20, 2016
: Times Colonist
Pop-culture classic rolls in Royal B.C. Museum - Read
February 18, 2016
: Victoria Buzz (online)
Behind-the-scenes at the museum! - Read
February 17, 2016
: Times Colonist
Lennon car rolls into Royal BC Museum - Read
February 17, 2016
: CFAX
Al Ferraby interviews Dr. Lorne Hammond about John Lennon’s Rolls Royce - Listen
February 17, 2016
: CBC (online)
John Lennon’s Rolls Royce on display at Royal B.C. Museum - Read
February 16, 2016
: Global News Hour
John Lennon’s Rolls Royce on display at Royal BC Museum - Watch
February 10, 2016
: CFAX
John Lennon’s car on display at the Royal BC Museum - Read
January 20, 2016
: CTV News
Museum Selfie Day - Watch
January 15, 2016
: Zone 91.3
Jon Williams – Learning about the Assfish…Seriously! - Listen
January 14, 2016
: CBC
Assfish goes on display at the Royal B.C. Museum in Victoria - Read
January 14, 2016
: Globe and Mail
Fish with small brain and unflattering name displayed by B.C. museum - Read
January 14, 2016
: Toronto Star
Bony-eared assfish debuts at Royal BC Museum - Read
January 14, 2016
: The Vancouver Sun
Fish with small brain and unflattering name displayed by B.C. museum - Read
January 14, 2016
: Times Colonist
Art piece gets serious about animal mimicry - Read
January 14, 2016
: CTV News
Letter Writing - Watch
January 7, 2016
: Times Colonist
Museum gives art of letter writing its due - Read
January 5, 2016
: The Province
Sounds of nature will be faux real in performances at Royal B.C. Museum in Victoria - Read
January 4, 2016
: Global News
Help preserve history by writing letters says Royal BC Museum - Watch
January 2, 2016
: CBC News
Royal BC Museum launches program to encourage handwritten letters - Read

2015

December 31, 2015
: CFAX
Terry Moore interview with Royal BC Museum VP Scott Cooper - Listen
December 17, 2015
: The Weather Network
25-million-year-old fossil find leads to new bird species - Read
December 16, 2015
: HuffPost British Columbia
Family discovers rare bird fossil on Vancouver Island - Read
December 16, 2015
: CBC News
Ancient flightless bird fossil found on B.C. beach identified as new species - Read
December 15, 2015
: Saanich News
Students create a museum for the marginalized - Read
December 15, 2015
: The Vancouver Sun
New species of flightless bird discovered in fossil on Vancouver Island beach - Read
December 15, 2015
: Toronto Star
B.C. family fossil find identified as 25-million-year-old flightless bird - Read
December 15, 2015
: CTV News VI
Family fossil leads to new discovery - Watch
December 14, 2015
: Williams Lake Tribune
Patenaude family hopes to share piece of Cariboo history - Read
December 7, 2015
: CBC Radio All Points West
Bruce Archibald on the need to keep fossils in museums - Listen
December 5, 2015
: Times Colonist
Royal B.C. Museum features years top wildlife photos - Read
December 1, 2015
: atHOME Victoria
Wildlife Photographer of the Year opens at the Royal BC Museum - Read
December 1, 2015
: Focus Online
Jacques Sirois biosphere dreams (mention) - Read
November 28, 2015
: BC Photohub
2015 Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibit comes back to Victoria - Read
November 25, 2015
: Times Colonist
Museums mark Christmas season’s start - Read
November 21, 2015
: CBC Radio: North by Northwest
Burnaby’s Connor Stefanison wins 2 international wildlife photography awards - Read
November 19, 2015
: CBC Arts
The Canadian stories behind the best wildlife photos of 2015 - Read
November 18, 2015
: Toronto Star
Ancient giant wasp species discovered by British Columbia researcher - Read
November 18, 2015
: Victoria News
Research discovers ancient giant wasp - Read
November 18, 2015
: Toronto Sun
Ancient giant wasp species found in B.C. - Read
November 18, 2015
: The Vancouver Sun
Ancient giant wasp species discovered by British Columbia researcher - Read
November 18, 2015
: CBC News
Fossil giant horntail wood-wasp discovered in B.C. - Read
November 18, 2015
: The Globe and Mail
Ancient giant wasp species discovered by British Columbia researcher - Read
November 16, 2015
: Metro Vancouver
Seeing B.C. forests 53 million years ago through insects - Read
November 13, 2015
: CTV Canada AM
A look at kid-friendly museums across the country - Watch
November 12, 2015
: Times Colonist
Explore: Concerts galore studio tour forest walk and more - Read
November 10, 2015
: Times Colonist
Remembrance Day events around the capital region - Read
November 2, 2015
: CTV Vancouver Island
Victoria councilors eye ban on single-use plastic - Watch
October 31, 2015
: Lahoo.com (online)
BC省长访华再拓商机 这次主打原住民与华人关系 - Read
October 31, 2015
: BCBay.com (online)
简蕙芝访华3大目标 鼓励华裔到中国做生意 - Read
October 31, 2015
: Times Colonist
Chinese travel back in time at Royal B.C. Museum display - Read
October 30, 2015
: Montecristo Magazine
Guangzhou to British Columbia: The Chinese Canadian Experience - Read
October 30, 2015
: Times Colonist
Hasham to lead Victoria chamber in 2016 (mention) - Read
October 29, 2015
: CBC All Points West
Royal BC Museum opens new exhibit in a Chinese metro station - Read
October 29, 2015
: Times Colonist
Explore: Halloween events juried art show and more - Read
October 28, 2015
: Victoria News
Royal B.C. Museum opens exhibition in a Chinese Metro station - Read
October 26, 2015
: The Globe and Mail
Canada’s aboriginal tourism: It doesn’t get much more traditional than this - Read
October 21, 2015
: WorldJournal.com
卑詩金沙夢展覽 至11月1日 - Read
October 19, 2015
: Photo Life
Canadian Wins Wildlife Photographer of the Year Photo Competition - Read
October 15, 2015
: Times Colonist
Fossil Day gives rise to a few old tales - Read
October 13, 2015
: Goldstream News Gazette
Colwood park receives architectural marvel - Read
October 4, 2015
: Times Colonist
Robert Amos: Happy hookers know how to cut a rug - Read
October 4, 2015
: Times Colonist
Southern fish reach Salish Sea in droves - Read
October 4, 2015
: Times Colonist
Around Town: Volunteers a mainstay of the community - Read
October 4, 2015
: Times Colonist
Book gives insight into Royal B.C. Museum’s raison d’etre - Read
October 4, 2015
: The Province
Southern fish species showing up in Salish Sea in droves - Read
October 4, 2015
: Vancouver Sun
Southern fish species showing up in Salish Sea in droves - Read
October 2, 2015
: The Culture Trip
Top 10 Things To Do And See In Victoria - Read
October 2, 2015
: Vernon Morning Star
Changes focus of science talk - Read
September 30, 2015
: The Pilot (Newfoundland)
The best of the best - Read
September 29, 2015
: Kelowna Now
BC Expert to Lead Vernon Discussion on Climate Change - Read
September 29, 2015
: Castanet
Science in Society Speaker Series returns to ask the big questions about adapting to climate change - Read
September 27, 2015
: Times Colonist
Robert Amos: Walkabout on Victoria’s art scene - Read
September 26, 2015
: Times Colonist
On gold-rush trail: From Victoria to Barkerville - Read
September 24, 2015
: Times Colonist
What’s on at the movies - Read
September 21, 2015
: Miss 604
A Victoria Day Trip from Vancouver - Read
September 20, 2015
: Times Colonist
Jack Knox: Spiders busy looking for love not a human snack - Read
September 18, 2015
: Times Colonist
On the Street: Victorian leads B.C. museum organization - Read
September 16, 2015
: BC Business
Victoria named one of the world’s friendliest cities - Read
September 16, 2015
: Victoria News
Royal B.C. Museum score s top marks for second year - Read
September 15, 2015
: Xinxiang
加拿大卑诗省中小学推新教材 增加华人先侨史 - Read
September 15, 2015
: Times Colonist
Royal B.C. Museum voted best in Canada - Read
September 15, 2015
: CHEK News
Royal B.C. Museum voted best museum in Canada by TripAdvisor.ca - Watch
September 15, 2015
: CFAX
Royal BC Museum tops TripAdvisor list of Canada’s best museums - Listen
September 11, 2015
: Times Colonist
From historical to hysterical: Night Shift takes over museum - Read
September 10, 2015
: Campbell River Mirror
Recalling a brush with royalty - Read
September 10, 2015
: The Georgia Straight
Museum of Anthropology will host French paleontologist who studies the world’s oldest cave paintings - Read
September 9, 2015
: Sooke News Mirror (print & online)
Queen reigns supreme in Sooke - Read
September 8, 2015
: Times Colonist
Events mark Queen’s milestone as longest-reigning monarch - Read
September 4, 2015
: Times Colonist
On the Street: New director for museum - Read
September 3, 2015
: Times Colonist
Blue-footed boobies in 3-D - Read
September 2, 2015
: Sequim Gazette
Brain Gain: B&G campers cap one busy summer - Read
September 1, 2015
: Smithsonian Magazine
Rare white bear key to saving Canadian rainforest - Read

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