Articles of Interest
CBC – March 30, 2017:
CBC – October 16, 2016:
Comox Valley Echo- January 22, 2016:
National Post – June 23, 2015:
Times Colonist – January 15, 2015:
2018 Canadian Archaeological Association (CAA)
The CAA 2018 The 51st annual meeting of the CAA will be held in Winnipeg Manitoba from May 2 to May 6, 2018. More details are available on the CAA website (https://canadianarchaeology.com/caa/annual-meeting).
2018 Society for American Archaeology (SAA)
The 83rd annual meeting of the SAA will be held in Washington DC from April 11- 15th, 2018. More details are available on the SAA website (http://www.saa.org/Portals/0/SAA/Annualmeeting/PrelimProgram2018_Final.pdf).
Underwater Archaeology Society for British Columbia (UASBC)
The UASBC holds regular meetings for their Vancouver and Victoria UASBC Chapters. At each meeting, the UASBC invites a guest speaker to give a presentation on various archaeological, exploration or diving topics. In addition to the Underwater Explorers Speaker Series, the UASBC also hosts its annual SHIPWRECKS Conference. This full day conference is a great opportunity to hear a number of different speakers, present on topics related to the theme of the year. Finally, from time to time the UASBC will hold a Special Event. The most well-known Special Event is the UASBC Wine & Cheese Social, which is an opportunity to celebrate the UASBC’s recent successes, as well as a time to honour their donors and announce the UASBC Volunteer of the Year. Many of these events are open to the general public. More details are available on the UASBC events page (http://www.uasbc.com/events/overview).
Archaeology Society of British Columbia (ASBC)
The ASBC publishes an illustrated quarterly, The Midden, with articles and news on British Columbia’s archaeology. Contact the ASBC if you are interested in receiving a subscription.
Occasionally, the ASBC will organize field trips where members can volunteer to either assist in professionally sponsored excavations or participate in laboratory work. More details are available on the ASBC website (http://www.asbc.bc.ca/).