16 November 2008

KDGS News

Hello Everyone

Our newsletter editor is desperate for articles for the December issue. I know you all have great finds, stories etc., so please take a few minutes and write them down and share them with us in the newsletter. Please submit articles to Marina
at mgarrison@telus.net;. As today is the deadline - I am sure she will accept your article a few days late.

Research Night this Monday, November 17 - 7pm and the topic this month is Scandanavia (Swedish, Danish, Norse, Finish).

Subject: Immigrants to Canada
Library and Archives Canada (LAC) is pleased to announce the launch of an online database, Immigrants to Canada.
The database contains Canadian immigration records held at LAC, many of which relate to immigrants from the British Isles arriving in Quebec and Ontario; also included are references to settlers in other provinces. Through this new database, researchers can access references to lists of immigrants and other types of records created before 1865, such as declarations of aliens and names of some Irish orphans.
You are invited to visit the database at: http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/databases/immigrants-canada/index-e.html.
The contributions of many LAC staff were instrumental in the success of this project, and their efforts are much appreciated.
For more information, please contact Sylvie Tremblay, Chief, Canadian Genealogy Centre, by email at cgc-ccg@lac-bac.gc.ca.
Warm up your keyboard - look forward to reading your article in the newsletter.

Have a great day. Marlene