In celebration of Canada Day today, we've opened our members-only Canadian webinars for free viewing through this Wednesday, July 3, 2013.
Researching Your Canadian Ancestors - an Overview by Clair V. Brisson-Banks
Got Canadian ancestors? Don't miss this webinar by Claire Brisson-Banks, an accredited genealogist (AG). The key to good research in any country is understanding its history, records and resources. This class will review a timetable and discuss the differences in searching Canadian records versus US records. It will cover a mini-history of the country's growth, census, church, land, and probate records along with online and community resources.
Making the Most of Canadian Census Records by Kathryn Lake Hogan
Learn strategies and techniques on how to get the most out of the Canadian census records in order to gain a better understanding of your ancestors. This webinar will put those techniques into practice by following three different families (Canadian, French-Canadian & African Canadian) through the census records.
Canadian Ports of Entry: Ship Passenger Lists, Immigration Records, and Border Crossing Records by Kathryn Lake Hogan on July 10, 2013
You know your ancestors came to North America from the Old Country but you can’t find any records. Learn strategies for searching the available immigration, border crossing and ship passenger list websites on the Internet.