Here are some news items which have come across my desk this morning -
Legacy Vital Statistics Now on Family Search Website
Although I reported on this during the Ontario Genealogical Society (OGS) conference back in May of this year, this is the first chance I have had to read about it on the Archives of Ontario website at http://www.archives.gov.on.ca/en/microfilm/legacy_vital_statistics_on_family_search_website.aspx
They signed a licencing agreement with Family Search International (FSI) to make available online several years of historical Ontario vital statistics records previously available only on microfilm.
The following records will be available online through the FSI website for free
Births 1869-1910 are available at https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1784212
Marriages 1869-1927 are available at https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1784216
Deaths 1869-1937 are available at https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1307826
1392 Steam Locomotive Running Labor Day Weekend!
The Alberta Railway Museum located in Edmonton, Alberta, will be taking passengers on the Labour Day weekend September 5th, 6th and 7th for a trip around the museum.
The museum is an outdoor display of railway equipment and buildings. The museum replicates a small terminal with station, water tank and shops. The main emphasis is on cars and locomotives from the Canadian National Railways (CNR), Northern Alberta Railways (NAR) and industrial and short line railways.
So, you can go to the museum at http://www.albertarailwaymuseum.com/
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