Canadian Genealogy

Library and Archives Canada – Genealogy and Family History: A page dedicated to researching your family history in Canada. There are a large variety of topics that will provide you with information to help you research your family history.

Library and Archives Canada – Digitized Census Records: A list of Canadian census records that have been digitized.

Library and Archives Canada – Soldiers of the First World War: A searchable database of First World War Soldier’s Attestation Papers.

Library and Archives Canada – Microform Digitization: Lists the available digitized microforms on the LAC website. You can go in and search these online.

Library and Archives Canada – Discover the Collection: Canada’s Continuing Memory: Research Aids for different record groups held within Library and Archives Canada.

Automated Genealogy – Census: A site run by volunteers who have transcribed the census records for the years 1851/52, 1901, 1906, 1911 and 1916.

Provincial Archives of Alberta: Preserves the records of the Provincial Government and the private records of the people of Alberta.

Archives of British Columbia: Holds the history of the people and government of British Columbia.

Archives of Manitoba: Conserves Manitoba’s rich history for all to explore.

Provincial Archives of New Brunswick: They collect and preserve documents relating to the history and people of New Brunswick.

Archives of Newfoundland and Labrador: The Rooms houses the Provincial Archives, Art Gallery and Museum. They promote the history of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre: This centre is the official museum and archives of the Northwest Territories and was founded in 1971.

Archives of Nova Scotia: They are one of Canada’s oldest archives and their mandate is to preserve and collect records relevant to Nova Scotia.

Archives of Nunavut: Promotes and preserves the records being created by the newest Territory in Canada.

Archives of Ontario: They are the second largest archives in Canada and have been assisting researchers since 1903.

Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec: They have a genealogy collection that can help you research your Quebec ancestors.

Public Archives and Record Office of Prince Edward Island: They have a large collection of materials relating to family history.

Archives of Saskatchewan: A joint university and government program started in 1945.

Archives of Yukon: The Yukon Archives acquires, preserves, and provides access to the Yukon’s documentary heritage. Photocopy, map and photograph reproduction services are available.

Yukon Genealogy: A joint project by the Dawson City Museum & Historical Society Archives and the Yukon Archives.

Alberta Genealogical Society: Promoting genealogy in Alberta since 1973.

British Columbia Genealogical Society: Preserving records and promoting genealogy since 1971.

Manitoba Genealogical Society: Formed in 1976 to preserve local records, promote genealogical information and provide educational opportunities for those interested in Manitoba genealogy.

New Brunswick Genealogical Society: Founded in 1978 to support and assist those interested in family history research in New Brunswick.

Family History Society of Newfoundland and Labrador: Established in 1984 to assist and educate researchers with connections to Newfoundland and Labrador.

Genealogical Association of Nova Scotia: Founded in 1982 to promote genealogy and preserve records within Nova Scotia.

Ontario Genealogical Society: Founded in 1961 to encourage, bring together and assist all those interested in the pursuit of family history.

Quebec Family History Society: A large and active society founded in 1977 to promote family history in Quebec.

Prince Edward Island Genealogical Society: Founded in 1976 to help promote genealogy in Prince Edward Island.

Saskatchewan Genealogical Society: Their mandate is to preserve the records of Saskatchewan and to help those researching their Saskatchewan ancestors.