Category Archives: Saskatchewan

Western Canadian resource Peel’s Prairie Provinces moved to Internet Archive

The University of Alberta’s library is migrating its popular online historical collection, Peel’s Prairie Provinces, to Internet Archive. Peel’s Prairie Provinces is a resource that has helped scholars, students, and researchers of all types to explore the history and culture … Continue reading

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Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan releases new website

Without any fanfare, the Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan last week launched its re-designed website that is more modern-looking and cleaner than the previous one. It also appears to be easier to navigate. The Family History Research link appears on the … Continue reading

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New Provincial Archivist of Saskatchewan

The chair of the Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan’s board of directors yesterday announced the appointment of Carol Radford-Grant as the new provincial archivist for the province. Ms. Radford-Grant started in her new role on September 20, 2021. She had been … Continue reading

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Saskatchewan Archives resumes in-person reference services by appointment only

The Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan reopened to the public on Tuesday for in-person reference services through a “by appointment only” system at the Public Reading Room at 2440 Broad Street in Regina. Interested researchers should call 306-787-4068 or use the online enquiry form to … Continue reading

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Take a virtual tour of Saskatchewan Archives’ new location

Now that the Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan has completed its two-year move into a new centralized location in Regina, they have produced a few short videos. Visit the archives’ YouTube channel to: Take a virtual tour of the new facility at … Continue reading

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Saskatchewan Archives completes move into new building

More than 18 months after the Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan announced its plans to move all of its archives from five locations in Regina and Saskatoon into one building, the consolidation project has been completed. The records now reside in … Continue reading

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If your ancestors lived in Saskatchewan, MemorySask will become your best online archival resource

The Saskatchewan Council for Archives and Archivists yesterday launched MemorySask: the Saskatchewan Archival Information Network, which is described as a database of descriptions of archival material held in Saskatchewan archives. MemorySask also hosts descriptions from archival repositories in Nunavut. The … Continue reading

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Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan launches new online catalogue

As Saskatchewan’s Archives Week came to a close last week, the Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan announced the launch of its new online catalogue. “This online catalogue puts the rich history of our province directly at the fingertips of our citizens,” … Continue reading

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Saskatchewan Archives’ move into CBC building means increased reference service hours

The Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan announced last week it will move into the CBC Building in Regina. All five current locations of the Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan will be consolidated into the space through an arrangement with CBC/Radio-Canada Saskatchewan. According … Continue reading

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More info on the 1926 Census of the Prairie Provinces

The interest in the soon-to-be released digitized 1926 Census of the Prairie Provinces continues to grow, along with information about it. Genealogist Dave Obee in British Columbia has provided on his web page, What will you learn from the 1926 census?, … Continue reading

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