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Online Historic Digitized Canadian Newspapers

Bowling Green State University has links to digitized Canadian newspapers that are freely available on the Internet. The site is broken down into eleven tabs covering the twelve Canadian provinces. They are: Alberta British Columbia Manitoba New Brunswick Newfoundland & Labrador Nova Scotia Ontario Prince Edward Island Quebec Saskatchewan Yukon Territory Many Thanks to Cyndi […]

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Canadian Vital Records Databases at FamilySearch.org

CANADIAN VITAL RECORDS AT FAMILYSEARCH.ORG Last updated: 28 October 2014 The following Canadian Vital Records Databases are now posted at FamilySearch.org. I update this listing as new material is posted. Note that many of the “number of records” are marked as AFTER a specific date. That means that additional records, in some some cases tens […]

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Ontario Adoption Records to Open on June 1

On the first of June, Ontario will join the other Canadian Provinces of Alberta, British Columbia, Labrador, and Newfoundland in opening their adoption records. Although the government has given adoptees as well as birth parents the ability to opt-out of having their records disclosed, thus far only about 2500 (equally split between birth parents and […]

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Erin’s Sons: Irish Arrivals in Atlantic Canada 1761-1853 – Volume II – New From GPC

Book Review: Erin’s Sons: Irish Arrivals in Atlantic Canada 1761-1853, Volume II; by Terrance M. Punch, FRSAI Just in time for Saint Patrick’s Day, I got a copy of Terrance Punch’s latest book on Irish immigration to Atlantic Canada – and it’s loaded with information you won’t find elsewhere. Volume II of Erin’s Sons covers […]

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Canadian Documents Showing Aboriginal Persons Needed

John Reid (Anglo-Celtic Connections) is reporting this morning that Janice Nickerson is needing documents for an upcoming book – and she’s willing to pay for them. The deadline is January 25. Janice is looking for: “A copy of a Civil Registration, Will or Estate Record, Newspaper item, School Record, Land and Property record, Notarial record […]

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