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This week’s crème de la crème — April 10, 2023

Some of the bijoux I (finally) discovered last week. An ice storm hit Montreal on Wednesday, causing a major power outage, which is why there was no crème de la crème on Saturday. We’re still without power, but since my … Continue reading

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Dating old photos with help from a Facebook group

If you own old family photos that you are struggling to date, the Genealogy — Dating old photographs group on Facebook may be able to help you. I joined the group about a week ago, and the members are knowledgeable … Continue reading

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Facebook for Canadian genealogy list updated

The list of more than 1,100 Facebook groups and pages for Canadian genealogy has been updated for February 2021. If there’s a group or page that should be included, please send me an email message or write a comment below.

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This week’s crème de la crème — May 9, 2020

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. Blogs Canadian War Diaries from the Second World War by Ken McKinlay on Family Tree Knots. Saskatchewan Ancestors: Medical Journals on Canadiana by Candice McDonald on Finding Your Canadian Story. European Ancestors … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — May 2, 2020

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. Blogs Newfoundland Ancestors: Online Newspapers at Memorial University of Newfoundland by Candice McDonald on Finding Your Canadian Story. Canadians forever at rest in Rome’s Non-Catholic Cemetery by Penny Allen on UK to … Continue reading

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New Facebook page on Franco-American and French Canadian ancestry

David Vermette, author of A Distinct Alien Race: The Untold Story of Franco-Americans, has created a Facebook page where he will share “ongoing bits of research, blog posts and previews, insights, process talk about ongoing writing and speaking, and all … Continue reading

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Canadian military photos lost and found on Facebook

Like a lot of genealogists, I own a number of photos of relatives who served in the military. In some of them, my relative is standing next to an unknown man in uniform or sitting in an official portrait of … Continue reading

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More Facebook groups and pages for Canadian genealogy

If you are not taking advantage of Facebook to help you with your genealogy research, you’re missing out on a terrific, free resource. Facebook is like a virtual genealogical society. You join groups about your areas of interest where you … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — March 30, 2019

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. Blogs 52 Ancestors: Week 12 – 12 Sites to Further your Canadian Research by Candice McDonald on Finding Your Canadian Story. University of Alberta Digitization; still waiting on LAC and Guy Berthiaume announces … Continue reading

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Facebook group encourages Irish Canadians to share GEDmatch (DNA) number

If your Irish ancestors settled in Canada and you have tested your DNA and uploaded it to the free site, GEDmatch.com, there’s a new Facebook group for you, called Irish in Canada – Gedmatch Numbers. This group is also good … Continue reading

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