Getting started with Canadian research[edit | edit source]
Welcome to the Canada page.
This page will introduce you to useful articles to help you locate your Canadian ancestors. As you scroll down this page, you will see portions of the page that will lead you to other pages that may be of interest.
Links to all of the provinces and territories are included in a portion of this page with the title of "Provinces and Territories."
The list of "Topics" at the right side of this page leads you to articles about record types and other pertinent research subjects.
We wish you success in the research of your Canadian ancestors. Good hunting!!
Provinces and Territories[edit | edit source]
Following is a list of the provinces and territories of Canada. Each present a unique challenge in tracing ancestral connections. Clicking on the name of your locality of interest will lead you to a page for that province or territory which, in turn, will lead to additional information.
Research Tools[edit | edit source]
It is sometimes difficult to locate a place name in Canada. The Geographic Names Board of Canada has a web site which will help you identify place names throughout Canada, and will give you information about the type of geographical feature listed. read more...
Research Strategies[edit | edit source]
See the following articles:
Help Wanted[edit | edit source]
In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:
Featured Content[edit | edit source]
The British Commonwealth of Nations is a voluntary association of Great Britain and its dependencies, certain former British dependencies that are now sovereign states and their dependencies, and the associated states (states with full internal government but whose external relations are governed by Britain). See http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/history/A0813057.html
Canadian Military History & Records for World War I
FamilySearch Historical Record Collections[edit | edit source]
An online collection containing this records is locted in FamilySearch.org
A wiki article describing thie collection is found at:
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