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Genealogy a la carteWhat’s in store for Canadian genealogy in 2022 by Gail Dever

Quebec Genealogical eSociety 2nd annual virtual conference, Feb 9th-13th, 2022

OCAPG AGM : Mar. 2nd, 2022 (7:00 p.m. EST)
Janice Nickerson: Mar 3rd, 2022 (7:00 p.m. EST): OGS Webinar – An Irish War Widow in Upper Canada

Janice Nickerson: Mar 19th, 2022 (10:00 a.m. EST):  Kingston branch OGS Webinar : “Castlecomer to Montague, a Case Study in Irish Protestant Immigration to Upper Canada”

Janice Nickerson: Mar 26th, 2022 (10:00 a.m. PST): British Columbia Genealogical Society, “My Ancestors in the Hudson’s Bay Company fur trade” 

Janice Nickerson: Mar 31st, 2022 (7:00 p.m. EST): Toronto Branch, United Empire Loyalist Association of Canada, “Beyond the Book: Fun Ideas for Showcasing Your Research”

Janice Nickerson: Apr 9th, 2022 (11:00 a.m. EST): Virtual Genealogy Association : “A is for Almanacs”

Janice Nickerson: Apr 23rd, 2022 (10:00 am – 2:00 p.m. MST):  Alberta Genealogical Society: ” Problem solving using the Genealogical Proof Standard”

Janice Nickerson: May 19th, 2022 (7:00 p.m. EST): Uxbridge Genealogy Group: “Early Ontario Research”

UELAC Annual Conference 2022, Virtual conference hosted by Manitoba branch, “Eye on the Heart of the Continent”, May 26th-29th 2022

Janice Nickerson: Jun 17th 2022 (2:00 p.m. EST): Legacy Family Tree Webinar – A 19th Century Ontario Enigma -A Case Study

Ontario Ancestors Conference 2022 (OGS) Virtual -June 24th -26, 2022  Theme: The Past, The Present, and the Future (Call for Speakers)

Focus on Professional Education: Panel Discussion (APG Members Only) 05 Jul 2022  7:30pm – 9:00pm EDT
Register here:
What does your educational journey look like? Do you know the value an educational plan that advances your career? What educational programs would you like to see available in the future? APG’s Professional Development Committee is thrilled to invite you to a special evening on Tuesday, July 5, when we will welcome our leadership team to discuss professional genealogical education.


Melanie McLennan:  (12:15 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. EST): “Family Research in Irish Records – Digging Up Your Irish Roots”, in-person meeting at Norfolk County Archives no registration required/ for more info:
2nd Annual Norfolk County Genealogy Symposium, 17th Sept. 2022           Additional speakers: Jennifer Robertson, Fraser Dunford and Emily Benedict.

Melanie McLennan: Sept 27th 2022 (7:00 p.m. EST): “The Great Hunger, A Genealogist’s Retrospective”, in-person meeting at Wellington County Museum and Archives no registration required/ for more info: Wellington County branch, O.G.S.

Janice Nickerson: Oct 21st 2022 (2:00 p.m. EST): Legacy Family Tree Webinar – Researching at the Archives of Ontario




2023:  TBA