Thursday, November 19, 2009

Home Children posting from M. Diane Rogers

M. Diane Rogers is the blogger responsible for the blog, CanadaGenealogy, or, 'Jane's Your Aunt' Her recent posting on Home Children is a wealth of information and is a great resource to turn to if, like her, you're related to a Home Child. Her post from Monday, November 16th is titled, Canada's Home Children - Still Waiting for Recognition and can be accessed by clicking here. As for the books, check your local public library and, if they don't have it, request it on Interlibrary loan.

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Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Census of Canada, 1891 Now Online!

The 1891 Census of Canada has now been digitized and is available online at Library and Archives Canada. What's even better, the images of the Census are included! Click here to search, and Happy Hunting!

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French-Canadian Newspapers: 1808-1919

Taken directly from the Library and Archives website:

French-Canadian Newspapers: An Essential Historical Source (1808-1919) presents selected French-language newspapers from across Canada, in a digitized, fully-searchable format. These newspapers form the Library and Archives Canada (LAC) collection of first, final and special editions of French-Canadian newspapers.

To learn more about this resource, click here. To search the database directly, then this link will take you there.

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