Catalogue of Canadian Census Returns on Microfilm 1666-1901- This database allows researchers to identify relevant microfilm reel numbers for census returns they wish to search. The Online Help screens provide information about census records and explain how and where to consult the microfilm.
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Early Canadiana Online (ECO)- Early Canadiana Online (ECO) is a full text online collection of more than 3,000 books and pamphlets documenting Canadian history from the first European contact to the late 19th century. The collection is particularly strong in literature, women's history, native studies, travel and exploration, and the history of French Canada.
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Genealogical Institute of the Maritimes (Canada)- The Institute arose in response to a felt need noted by leading genealogists, genealogical societies of the Maritime provinces, and archivists, for certification and registration of persons undertaking genealogical research for the public.
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Geographical Names of Canada- The Canadian Geographical Names Data Base (CGNDB) contains some 500 000 records, over two-thirds of which are currently official names, as approved by the Canadian Permanent Committee on Geographical Names.
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Historical statistics of Canada- F. H. Leacy Editor. A free internet publication of Statistics Canada in joint sponsorship with the Social Science Federation of Canada.
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How to Locate Your Ancestor in Canada- This guide will give you suggestions on how to find where your ancestor lived in Canada. Records may be kept by province, county, town or township agencies. To successfully do research in Canada, you need to know all three to find the records about your ancestors.
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How to Recognize Your Canadian Ancestor- Once you have searched a record and found a person who could be a possible match for your ancestor, you must compare what you already know about your ancestor against the new information you found. From this you can decide whether you actually found your ancestor. This guide will help you make this decision.
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Hudson's Bay Company Archives- The Hudson's Bay Company Archives (HBCA)offers a wealth of information on the human and natural history of western and northern Canada and the western USA. Whether you are an historian, genealogist, ethnologist, environmental scientist or land claims researcher, the HBCA may be able to help.
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Images Canada- Search the collections of participating archives, libraries, museums and universities from across Canada.
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Immigrants to Canada- Emigration Information of the Nineteenth Century and Ships They Came On.
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Immigrants to Canada the Nineteenth Century and Ships They Came On- The information on these pages has been extracted from various government records, as well as the odd shipping record. It contains, voyage accounts, emigration information, lists of ships sailing to Canada, information on the ports, and on the people.
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Inflation Calculator (Canada)- The Inflation Calculator uses monthly consumer price index (CPI) data from 1914 to the present to show changes in the cost of a fixed "basket" of consumer purchases. These include food, shelter, furniture, clothing, transportation, and recreation.
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Internment of Ukrainians in Canada 1914-1920- With the outbreak of World War I, the War Measures Act (1914) was implemented by the Canadian Government. This resulted in the internment of 8,579 "enemy aliens" of which over 5,000 were Ukrainians who had emigrated to Canada from territories under the control of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. An additional 80,000 individuals (of which the vast majority were Ukrainians) were obliged to register as "enemy aliens."
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Moving Here, Staying Here. The Canadian Immigrant Experience- Virtual exhibition on immigration to Canada from the early 19th century to the Second World War. Documents include government of Canada policy records and legislation, newspaper articles, immigrant diaries, published immigration guides, passenger lists and more.
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Name Variations in Canadian Indexes and Records- Your ancestor's name may be spelled in various ways in records and indexes even though your family always spelled the name one way. This guide describes why the variations may have happened and gives suggestions about how to recognize the variations of your ancestor's name.
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National Institute for Genealogical Studies (Canada)- The National Institute for Genealogical Studies has joined forces with the Professional Learning Centre, Faculty of Information Studies, University of Toronto to provide web-based courses for both family historians and professional genealogists.
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Portuguese Immigrants Aboard the Saturnia, May 13 1953- This site has a collection of pictures of the first official Portuguese immigrants who arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada in May 13, 1953 aboard the Saturnia. A partial list of passengers is included.
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