Thursday, August 27, 2015

Canadian Genealogy News (CGW) 27 August 2015

Here are some news items which have come across my desk this morning - 

August is Archaeology Month at the Canadian Museum of History 

The museum is going to have a special event on Saturday, August 29 at 2 p.m. on the Riverview Salon and Museum grounds. 

The event is called Cultural Landscape: The Stories Beneath Our Feet in which archaeologist Jean-Luc Pilon will help you explore the cultural landscape of the north bank of the Ottawa River, from the Chaudière Falls to the mouth of the Gatineau River. 

For thousands of years, this was an important place for First Peoples, and their stories continue to reverberate beneath our feet.

Admittance is Free with museum admission. 

OGS 2016 eNewsletter #1 is here!

The Ontario Genealogical Society (OGS) Conference newsletter was in my mailbox this morning, and it's a “must have” if you are planning to attend the conference.

The Conference 2016 Genealogy on the Cutting Edge will take place in Toronto from June 3-5, 2016. 

There will be internationally acclaimed experts , such as "The Legal Genealogist" Judy G. Russell and CeCe Moore, "Your Genetic Genealogist". 

Also presenting sessions are Dr. Maurice Gleeson, a UK-based genetic genealogist and popular presenter at the 2015 Conference, and Lisa Louise Cooke, the tech-savvy dynamo behind "Genealogy Gems". More wonderful speakers will be announced soon. 

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