Tag Archives: British Columbia

University of Victoria Libraries honours Dave Obee

Dave Obee, one of Canada’s most popular genealogy speakers, received the University of Victoria Libraries Honorary Library and Archivist Award. During the day, he is editor and publisher of the Victoria Times Colonist newspaper in British Columbia, The university also … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — February 25, 2023

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. Blog postsA Reel Challenge for the 1871 Census of Canada by Ken McKinlay on Family Tree Knots. Canadiana adds St John newspapers by John Reid on Anglo-Celtic Connections. Aviation photographs from first … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — February 4, 2023

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. Blog postsBut wait, there’s more! More Heritage Inventory photographs now available by Sammy Van Herk on AuthentiCity. Finding Online Records by Gena Philibert-Ortega on Legacy News. Researching Chicago Address Changes and Free Chicago Genealogy … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — October 15, 2022

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. Blog postsBeginner’s Guide: Finding Ontario Civil Birth Registrations by Ken McKinlay on Family Tree Knots. My trip to the archives: how I prepare and what I found by Linda Yip on Past Presence. … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — June 25, 2022

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. BlogsFinding my family: Chinese graves at Ocean View Burial Park, Burnaby, BC by Linda Yip on Past Presence. Ulster Families in Quebec in the 18th and 19th Centuries by Jacques Gagné on … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — June 18, 2022

Some if the bijoux I discovered this week. BlogsTrue crime, the Wing Sang Co., and police records: A trip to the City of Vancouver Archives by Linda Yip on Past Presence. New Items in BC Historical Books Collection by Kin … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — June 11, 2022

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. BlogsA trip to the United Church of Canada Archives, Vancouver by Linda Yip on Past Presence. Vancouver, B.C. – University Hill Elementary -School Class Pictures 1957-1970 by Penny Allen on UK to … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — October 30, 2021

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. BlogsExploring First World War Files online at LAC: A Top 10 List by Linda Yip on Past Presence. Canadiana Serials Update by John Reid on Anglo-Celtic Connections. My Visit to the Wellington … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — October 9, 2021

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. BlogsBritish Columbia Regional Digitized History by John Reid on Anglo-Celtic Connections. Accessing the 1912 Goad’s Fire Insurance Map on the New VanMap by Kira Baker on The City of Vancouver Archives Blog. … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — October 2, 2021

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. BlogsAll 50 States Completed — Digitized County History Links by Linda Stufflebean on Empty Branches on the Family Tree. Isle of Tiree kirk session records from 1775-1865 indexed by Chris Paton on … Continue reading

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