Wednesday, 28 February 2018

Registered Schools

Class registration is CLOSED.

Here are the schools who have registered:

  • Anderson Elementary
  • Cambie Secondary
  • Cornerstone Christian Academy
  • Ecole des Navigateurs
  • Errington Elementary
  • General Currie Elementary
  • Hamilton Elementary
  • Gilmore Elementary
  • Diefenbaker Elementary
  • McRoberts Secondary
  • Whiteside Elementary

We are excited to see their Heritage Fair projects!

Thursday, 9 November 2017

Welcome back!

Registration is OPEN for the 16th annual Richmond Regional Heritage Fair on Friday, May 11 and Saturday, May 12.

Please follow this link to register.




















Download this poster here

Thursday, 10 August 2017

BC Provincial Heritage Fair

The 2017 BC Provincial Heritage Fair was a success! Follow this link to relive the moments on the BC Heritage Fairs blog.


Tuesday, 6 June 2017

2017 BC Provincial Fair Delegates

Congratulations to these five students who will represent Richmond at the BC Provincial Heritage Fair in Victoria.

Daymon W., Grade 4, Westwind Elementary School















Mira M., Grade 5, Whiteside Elementary

Fifi Z., Grade 6, Anderson Elementary School















Evan C., Grade 7, Cornerstone Academy



Faaiz W., Grade 10, McRoberts Secondary School 

























Thursday, 18 May 2017

Special Award Recipients


National Awards

1. United Empire Loyalists Award 
Recipient receives a certificate and a special pin from United Empire Loyalists.
Project #079 - New France
Coco T. & Anson N.
Cornerstone Academy


2. Young Citizens 
Each recipient receives a certificate and welcome package.
Project #038 - Canada Day
Marco E.
Anderson Elementary

Project #046 - The Lightbulb
Marc S.
Diefenbaker Elementary

Project #064 - Stories that Create Characters
Bernice Y.
Mitchell Elementary

Project #065 - Canada Day
Matthew O.
Mitchell Elementary

Project #080 - Chris Hadfield
Colin Y.
Cornerstone Academy

Provincial Awards

3. BC Hydro Power Pioneer Award 
Recipient receives a certificate and a cash prize.
Project #013 - Emily Carr
Erin Bhandal
Whiteside Elementary

4. Lieutenant-Governor's Historical Literacy Award 
Recipient receives a certificate and personal letter written by the Lieutenant-Governor.
Project #038 - Queen Victoria
Preet D.
Cornerstone Academy

5. BCHFS Stellar Achievement Award
Recipients each receive a certificate.

Project #029 - Home Sweet Home? Barr Colonists
Daymon W.
Westwind Elementary

Project #015 - BC Railway and Chinese Workers
Mira M.
Whiteside Elementary

Project #034 - Le Mint Canadien
Fifi Z.
Anderson Elementary

Project #074 - KFC Gold: Was It Worth It?
Evan C.
Cornerstone Academy

Project #095 - Canada et les refugies
Faaiz W.
McRoberts Secondary


6. CCHSBC History Award
Recipient receives a certificate, medal, one-year membership to the CCHSBC and an invitation to present their project at the annual CCHS AGM dinner. A book will also be donated to their school library.
Project #075 - Chinese Immigration
Dorothy Z. 
Cornerstone Academy

Regional Awards

7. Aboriginal Award
Recipient receives a one-year family membership to the Museum of Anthropology.
Project #008 - Residential Schools
Tiffany X.
McNeely Elementary
8. National Significance Award 
Each recipient receives a family pass to the Vancouver Maritime Museum.

Project #045 - Canadian First Chronicles
Maya N.
Diefenbaker Elementary
Project #081 - Governors General
Trevor Y.
Cornerstone Academy




9. Industry Award
Recipient receives a one-year family membership to the Britannia Mine Museum.

Project #005 - Mining in Canada
Ryan Y.
McNeely Elementary

10. Sport Award
Recipient receives four tickets to a Vancouver Canadians Baseball game.
Project #056 - Shooting Hoops
Erika Z. & Sharon C.
Mitchell Elementary


11. Canada and the World Award
Recipient receives a book, calendar and tickets to the Royal BC Museum in Victoria.
Project #042 - When Our Destiny Lies in Space
Ebrahim H. 
Anderson Elementary

12. Artistic Merit Award 
Recipient receives a one-year student membership to the Vancouver Art Gallery.
Project #098 - L'insuline, une decouverte canadienne
Vincent L. 
McRoberts Secondary
13. Local Historian for Richmond Award
Recipient receives an Explore Canada Board Game.
Project #024 - YVR - The Most Special Airport in Canada
Andreas T. 
Jessie Wowk Elementary

14. Honourable Mentions 
Each recipient receives a family pass to the Vancouver Police Museum.
Project #019 - The Deadly Disease
Pavel S.
Lord Byng Elementary
Project #053 - The Vancouver Sun
Lucilla H. 
Gilmore Elementary



15. Student Choice Award
Recipient receives four tickets to Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden.
Project #080 - Chris Hadfield
Colin Y. 
Cornerstone Academy

16. Best of Grade 3
Recipient receives two White Spot Coupon for a free Burger Platter.
Project #020 - Maple Syrup - Canada's Liquid Gold
Samantha C.
Jessie Wowk Elementary

17. Best of Grade 4
Recipient receives two White Spot Coupon for a free Burger Platter.
Project #073 - Samuel de Champlain
Gwyneth H. & Edwin Cheung
Cornerstone Academy

18. Best of Grade 5 
Recipient receives two White Spot Coupon for a free Burger Platter.
Project #077 - Laura Secord
Alison Y. & Kayla J.
Cornerstone Academy
19. Best of Grade 6
Recipient receives two White Spot Coupon for a free Burger Platter.
Project #062 - The War that Never Was
Gerardo M. 
Mitchell Elementary


20. Best of Grade 7
Recipient receives two White Spot Coupon for a free Burger Platter.
Project #009 - The Hudson's Bay Company
Jeannie H.
McNeely Elementary

22. Best of Grade 10
Recipient receives two White Spot Coupon for a free Burger Platter.
Project #096 - Les quintupl├ęs Dionne
Tanvi A. 
McRoberts Secondary

Heritage Fair 2017 Photos

Click Here to find photos of students with their Heritage Fair projects, photos from the Closing Ceremony, and other great photos!

Tuesday, 7 March 2017

Volunteer Registration OPEN

Come take a journey through history at Heritage Fair and help us celebrate Canada 150! 


If you are interested in volunteering for Heritage Fair this year, please sign up by completing this volunteer placement form then register for the opportunity on the City of Richmond volunteer page. For a description of each available position, please click here.