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Columns on genealogy and history

Database search strategies -- How to find that elusive ancestor

Researching Chinese-Canadian ancestors -- With an emphasis on B.C.

Information on passenger lists -- A sample from 1909

Doukhobors provide the scoop on life in Russia -- A newspaper account from 1925

The arrival of Robert W. Service -- A case study

A tribute to Ryan Taylor -- A great genealogist and a great friend

Famous Canadians in the 1911 census -- Hints for using the index at Ancestry.ca

Elvis, the great genealogist -- Still a controversy over his roots

Centenarians win, researchers lose -- British Columbia birth records

Basics of Canada's Naturalization Indexes

Naturalization Indexes -- An Example

Enough Food For An Entire Ship -- Provisions to cross the ocean

Eleanor Shackleton was a hero, too

The end of the city directory in Canada

Using Maps and Gazetteers in Your Research

Guide to Manitoba Probate Records

Finding aid to Dominion Land Grants on the Canadian prairies

The South African War -- when Canada came of age

Census helps us appreciate history -- Celebrating the release of the 1911 census

Commentary (December 2002) on the Canadian census debate

Commentary (December 2001) on the Canadian census debate

Commentary (January 2001) on the Canadian census debate

Everton's Genealogical Helper

How to use email more effectively

A 1995 interview with Brian Trainor -- The expert on Ulster


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