May 2023 General Meeting
For a limited time the video featuring Mary Kircher Roddy will be available for viewing. Spreadsheets 101: Excel-lence in Genealogy Are you afraid of spreadsheets because you don’t know how or where to start? Or are you comfortable with spreadsheets but think there might be a trick our two out there that you don’t know? In this talk, Mary will get the beginners up to speed, and share with experienced users tricks she’s learned in more than 25 years of spreadsheet use as an accountant, a writer and a genealogist.
“Bite-size” talk: Genealogy Societies around the World, presented by Heather Clifton – Genealogy societies are a great resource for anyone interested in family history research, as they offer access to a wealth of knowledge and expertise, as well as opportunities for networking and collaboration with other genealogists. There are many genealogy societies around the world, each with its own unique focus and resources and Heather will be identifying some of those that are popular.
March 2023 General Meeting
The following video is only available to our members.
Main Topic: “Honoring Your Ancestors” presenter Sue Sullivan of Maple Ridge – Sorry, this video is not longer available
Bite-Size Genealogy: “Itsy Bitsy Life Stories” presenter Dorothy Blunden
November 2022 General Meeting
Bite-Size Genealogy: The National Registration File of 1940 for Canada, presenter Xenia Stanford
Main Speaker: Glenn Wright presenting Researching Canadian Men and Women in WWII
June 2022 – General Meetiang
This video is no longer available.
May 2022 – General Meeting
Main Speaker: “The Life of William Pion” with Joanne Baines and Bob Hayes
Bite-Size Genealogy: The McKenzie Books with Claire Smith-Burns
April 2022 – General Meeting
Nikki Bose – How to Conserve Photos & Memorabilia – this video is no longer available
March 2022 General Meeting
Bite-Size Genealogy: Canadian Passenger Lists with Mary Read
February 2022 General Meeting
Cyndi Ingle – Cyndi’s List In Practice
September 2022 General Meeting
Main Program: Claire Smith-Burns – “Pros and Cons of Putting your Family Tree Online” Claire gave us a great hand-out to go with the detailed information she showed us on the screen. Hints on how to get the best results for making your research easier and more effective are most appreciated. The pros and cons of creating your online family trees were discussed. Where do you store your information? Do you have genealogy software? Do you sync with Ancestry?
Bite-Size Genealogy: Mary Read – “Google Search” Maps and images, are two of the drop-down items that can help in your research. Mary gave us several shortcuts for moving back and forth from one part to another. There are also YouTube videos with help for more ways to pinpoint your research.
NOTE: There are two separate videos. These videos are for members only. If you would like to join our group, please see the membership area of the website.
November 2021 General Meeting
‘Local Japanese Canadian War Efforts’ presentation with Herb Tanaka.