Canada - Ancestry.ca is free through July 1, 2015

ancestry.com logo wordingIn honor of Canada day, Ancestry.ca is offering free access through July 1, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time*. Go to http://www.ancestry.ca/canadaday to access over 40 million Canadian records--Immigration Records, Vital Records, Census Records and Military Records.

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Canada - Canadiana.ca Online

Canadiana logoThe website Canadiana.ca, Early Canadiana Online, has processed 21 million pages of historic records from Canada. The website can be searched by keyword, collection and date range. To access the website.

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Canada - Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 Reopens

Canadian Museum of Immigration Pier 21 logoThe Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 in Halifax reopened this week unveiling its Canadian Immigration Hall, showcasing the contributions to Canada. The Museum originally opened in 1999. The "new" Museum doubled in size for more exhibits telling the story of Canadian immigration from hundreds of years ago to today. Pier 21 was the gateway for Canada's one million immigrants from 1928-1971. It was also the departure point for about 368,000 Canadian military personnel during World War ll.

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