Author Archives: Holly


What’s new with our members?


Theresa McVean:  elected Chair of OCAPG – by acclamation
Elizabeth (Holly) Haimerl: new role as Interim Genealogist, Sir Guy Carleton, UELAC

Janice Nickerson:
Feb. 19th, 2021 (2:00 p.m. Eastern): Legacy webinar – How to locate an ancestor in Ontario, Canada West or Upper Canada (when you don’t know where they lived)

Elizabeth (Holly) Haimerl: elected Vice-Chair, OCAPG and created an OCAPG informational & recruiting ppt for Gene-O-Rama Marketplace, March 27-28th, 2021

Janice Nickerson: Apr 8th 2021: Legacy webinar – Genealogy Gifts and Games
Jenna Lemay: appointed Co-Coordinator for the 2022 & 2023 PMC (Professional Management Conference) of APG

UELAC Annual Conference 2021,Virtual May 27-31, 2021

Ontario Ancestors Conference 2021 (OGS) Virtual -June 4-6, 2021

Janice Nickerson: Jul 8th 2021 (7:00 p.m. Eastern): OGS webinar – Tracing 20th Century Ontarians

Janice Nickerson: Aug 8th 2021 (2:00 p.m. Eastern): OGS webinar Simcoe County –My Ancestors in the Hudson’s Bay Fur Trade

Janice Nickerson: Aug 20th 2021 (2:00 p.m. Eastern): Legacy webinar – Early Ontario Research

SEPTEMBER:  OCAPG Chapter meeting on Sept 1st 7:30 pm: Special Guest speaker-Dr Margaret Ann Wilkinson –Topic:“Genealogy and the Law in Canada”

Janice Nickerson: Oct. 24th 2021 (2:00 p.m. Eastern), Halton-Peel OGS Branch –My Ancestors in the Hudson’s Bay Fur Trade

Theresa McVean: Wed. Nov 3rd 2021 (7:30 p.m. Eastern): OCAPG webinar – Branding and Marketing your Genealogy Business  Register here

Janet Iles: Tues. Nov. 16 at 1:00 pm – Internet Genealogy Research: Tools and Tips
Janet will share tools and tips for researching your ancestors from Grey County and beyond, using both paid sites such as, and free websites. While not everything is on the internet, it can help you find other useful resources in your genealogical research. Streaming from – pre-registration not required