I have come across the following websites, blogs, and newspaper articles this past week that were of interest to me, and I thought you might be interested in them, too –
Alberta Wiki www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Alberta The site has a wiki which has a Record Selection Table, a Sources Links Table, and some online information about location of interest.
Out Of My Tree Blog www.outofmytreegenealogy.com/blog The blog along with a website by Barbara J. Starmans is all about Canadian genealogy. She is working on her father’s line (Bond/Bulmer), and on her mother’s line (Brown/Savage).
Olive Tree Genealogy Blog http://olivetreegenealogy.blogspot.com/2012/10/finding-ancestor-in-early-ontario.html Read Lorine’s notes on Finding an Ancestor in Early Ontario Records Before 1869. It reminds me how difficult it is to do research on an ancestor before 1869 in early Ontario.
Community Beat: Departure Bay remembers its own history www2.canada.com/nanaimodailynews/news/story.html?id=87c71a58-cb6e-4dc3-8970-a005cc3e6879 The Daily News from Nanaimo, BC has run a story about a wheel from an old ship which has been restored, and that along with a plaque has been installed at Departure Bay by the community association.
German-Manitoba history had origins with Hudson Bay Co. www.winnipegfreepress.com/opinion/westview/german-manitoba-history-had-origins-with-hudson-bay-co-176075311.html Read how the German-Manitoban history began in the province in 1670.
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