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Activities 2023

What’s new with our members ? And other genealogy news and events of interest.

January 2023:
Janice Nickerson – January 19, 2023,7:30 pm (EDT): “The Heir & Devisee Commissions for early Ontario Research”, Toronto OGS (Part 2 -Getting and keeping land in Upper Canada series)

February 2023:

March 2023:
ROOTS TECH 2023 – March 2 – 4, 2023 , virtual and in-person event in Salt Lake City

Melanie McLennan – Mon. March 13, 7:00 p.m. (EDT), “DNA as a research tool in Irish and Scottish research”, Oxford Branch OGS
Melanie McLennan – Sat. March 18, 10:00 a.m.(EDT), “The Great Hunger: A genealogical perspective”, Kingston branch OGS
Irish Family History Research Day: Sat. March 25th( 8:30 am to 4:30 p.m., in‑person only event at The Chamber, Ben Franklin Place,101Centrepointe Dr., Ottawa.

GENE-O-RAMA – Sat. March 25th – virtual event

April 2023:
Janice NickersonThu. Apr 13, 2023, 8:00 pm (EDT), “The Secret to Finding Your Ancestors’ Stories, Legacy Family Tree
Hilary Dawson – April 20, 2023, 7:30 pm (EDT): “The Search for Alfred Lafferty, Black Educator and Lawyer”, Toronto OGS (Black History in Ontario: Online Series)
Kaye Prince-Hollenberg – Mon. April 24, 2023 ,8:00 p.m. (EDT), “Navigating Holocaust Resources Online”, Toronto branch OGS

 May 2023:

Janice Nickerson -18 May 2023  – “Beyond the Book: Fun ideas for showcasing your research”, Uxbridge Genealogy Group

June 2023:
UELAC Dominion Conference ,”Where the Sea meets the Sky”- Jun 1-4, 2023, Virtual and in-person in Vancouver
1931 Canada Census – release by Library and Archives Canada, Genealogy a la carte
Janice Nickerson – 6 June 2023 –  “Five Proven Strategies for Overcoming Research Obstacles”, Durham Branch, OGS

July 2023:

August 2023:
Janice NickersonFri, Aug 18, 2023: 2:00 pm EDT, “Six Free Websites Every Ontario Genealogist Needs”, Legacy Family Tree

September 2023:
Ontario Ancestors 2023 Virtual Conference, “Diversity in Genealogy -Spotlight on Grand River”– Sept 8-10, 2023

October 2023:
Janice Nickerson
– 5 October 2023,  “Ontario Land Records DeMystified”,  OGS Webinars
APG 24th annual Professional Management Conference, “Reset, Refresh, Refine your Genealogy career”, virtual on Whova and in-person in Salt Lake City, October 19-21
 BIFHSGO CONFERENCE 2023, Oct 28-29, 2 day virtual conference, Theme: Scotland
November 2023:

December 2023:
Kaye Prince-Hollenberg – Fri. December 15, 2023 ,2:00 p.m. (EDT), “Landscape of Dreams: Jewish Genealogy in Canada”, Legacy Family Tree