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The following was written by Ancestry and is from to offer free online access to historic military records to help Canadians discover their military ancestors for the first time – Many Canadians unaware of ancestors who fought in First or Second World War TORONTO, Nov. 6, 2013 /CNW/ – In honour of Remembrance […]

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1921 Canadian Census Now Indexed at Ancestry

I see that the 1921 Canadian Census has now been indexed. That’s some pretty fast indexing, as the images themselves has only been posted a few months. I looked for anyone in the 1921 census by the surname of Titus, and got 431 hits. Not bad…

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1921 Canadian Census Now Available FREE for Browsing at

If you had folks living anywhere in Canada in 1921 – and you know about where they lived, you’ll most likely want to go check out the 1921 Canadian census, now posted at According to their website, “with the recent release of the 1921 Census of Canada by Statistics Canada, it is now available […]

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The following news release is from TORONTO, ONTARIO – (Marketwire – Sept. 28, 2009) – In honour of the birthday today of two of the most absurdly named children the world has ever known – Pilot Inspektor, son of actor Patrick Lee, and Moon Unit, daughter of legendary musician Frank Zappa – has […]

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The following was written by staff: An estimated half of all Canadians will have an ancestor in the historical censuses / one in four Canadians cannot trace roots back beyond their grandparents 32 million names and 1.3 million images of original records Famous names with ancestors in the censuses include Conrad Black, Prime Minister […]

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Complete Canadian Censuses from 1851 to 1916 to Be Online at in June

Lorrine Massey at Olive Tree is reporting this morning that on June 10, 2009, in partnership with the Library and Archives Canada (LAC) is holding a media event in Toronto to launch online the complete Canadian Censuses from 1851 to 1916. See her blog for more info.

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Jester MacNut, meet Burn Clown! Discovers Names Kids Wish Were April Fool’s Pranks

The following news release was written by staff: TORONTO, March 31 /CNW/ – Is there a Fool in your family tree? How abouta Prank or Jester or Joke? From the hilarious to the bizarre,, Canada’s leading online family history website, has dug deep into its vast collection of Canadian historical records to find […]

Leave a Comment Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day With Rare Irish Immigration Records

The following News Release was written by staff: Collection may provide family history clues for 4.3 million Canadians with Irish heritage. TORONTO, March 11 /CNW/ –, Canada’s leading family history website, has launched online the records contained in the book Irish Emigration to New England, Through the Port of Saint John, New Brunswick, […]

Leave a Comment Announces World-first Online Launch of 1916 Manitoba, Saskatchewan & Alberta

The following was written by staff: More than 1.7 million names indexed and fully searchable – 38,000+ images of original documents In a world first,, Canada’s leading family history website, today launched online the 1916 Census of Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, which contains 1.7 million names and more than 38,000 images of original […]

Comments (1) Celebrates Canada’s Black History With Large Collection of Online Records

The following News Release was written by Ancestry staff: Celebrates Canada’s Black History With Largest Collection of Online Records – Highlighting the Black Battalion, Abraham Shadd, and Ancestors of Hundreds of Thousands of Black Canadians. In honour of Black History Month, historical records allow almost 800,000 black Canadians enhanced opportunity to uncover their heritage. […]

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