Tag Archives: Canadian Museum of Immigration

YouTube — How to trace your Canadian ancestor’s immigrant history

If you have Canadian ancestors and access to Ancestry’s Canadian collection, you should consider watching How to Trace Your Canadian Ancestor’s Immigrant History on Ancestry’s YouTube channel. The presentation is delivered by Cara MacDonald, who is the librarian and genealogical … Continue reading

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Museum seeks family members of first passengers to arrive at Pier 21

The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 in Halifax, Nova Scotia wants to connect with the families of the first immigrants to step on the pier on March 8, 1928. The 54 people, who arrived aboard the Nieuw Amsterdam, … Continue reading

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Canadian Museum of Immigration wants your stories about war brides, home children, refugees and all other immigrants

The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 wants to hear the stories of people who immigrated to Canada — through any port, at any time. Through the Share Your Immigration Story initiative, the museum wants to know everything about the … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — July 29, 2017

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. Blogs University of Saskatchewan – Genealogies by Penny Allen on UK to Canada Genealogy. Research Your Ancestors in the Canada Gazette by Candice McDonald on Finding Your Canadian Story. Most French Canadians … Continue reading

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LAC officially opens at Pier 21 in Halifax — and ‘Signatures’ magazine

Earlier this week, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) opened offices inside the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 in Halifax. East coast residents will now have easier access to LAC reference specialists and will benefit from this collaboration by … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — February 25, 2017

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. Blogs Trace Your Roots at the Scotiabank Family History Centre by Caroline Michaud on Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21. Vital Statistics Part 6 – Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut by Candice McDonald … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — January 28, 2017

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. Blogs How to Find Alberta Vital Records by Patricia Greber on My Genealogy Life. Vital Statistics Part 2- Nova Scotia and New Brunswick by Candice McDonald on Finding Your Canadian Story. Canada … Continue reading

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Genealogy research services at Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21

The staff at the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 in Halifax want family historians to know they offer general genealogy research services, in addition to helping find immigration records. The experienced researchers in the museum’s Scotiabank Family History Centre … Continue reading

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LAC’s Atlantic office moving to Pier 21

If you have ever visited the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 in Halifax to research your family history, you may have left disappointed. For genealogists, there is less there than we would like. But that is about to … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — November 15, 2014

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. Blogs Remembrance Day — Honour Roll by Dianne Nolin on Genealogy: Beyond the BMD. Généalogie et archives Saint-Laurent has Moved to the Cornwall (Ontario) Public Library by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online … Continue reading

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