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Huge update on PRDH — More than one million new files

The Drouin Institute this morning made one of its largest updates to one of the most important databases for Quebec research — the Programme de recherche en démographie historique (PRDH – Research Programme in Historical Demography). A subscription to PRDH-IGD.com now provides access … Continue reading

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Jacques Légaré, co-creator of one of Quebec’s top genealogy research tools, appointed to Order of Canada

During a ceremony last week at Rideau Hall in Ottawa, the Governor General of Canada Mary Simon invested Jacques Légaré, professor emeritus in demography at the Université de Montréal, into the Order of Canada as a Member The Order of … Continue reading

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Quebec demographer-genealogist named to Order of Canada

Many describe family history research in Quebec as easier than most places around the world. While easier may not quite be the right word, genealogists in Quebec do enjoy access to an abundance of records and online databases. Once you … Continue reading

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Top Quebec genealogy resource, PRDH, almost doubles in size

The Drouin Genealogical Institute yesterday announced a huge update to the family reconstructions in its Programme de recherche en démographie historique — PRDH (Research Programme in Historical Demography). The collection is a reconstruction of the population of Quebec from the beginning … Continue reading

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Positive and negative reactions to updates on PRDH website

During the past couple of days, there has been a bit of grumbling about the recently updated PRDH website. PRDH (Programme de recherche en démographie historique /  Research Programme in Historical Demography) is a subscription and public database that many … Continue reading

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