Thursday, September 3, 2015

Canadian Genealogy News (CGN) 03 September 2015

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

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

Marriages 1869-1927 are available at

Deaths 1869-1937 are available at

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

Happy Researching!


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