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Activities 2024

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

All times are EDT unless otherwise noted.

January 2024:

February 2024:

Hilary Dawson -Mon. Feb 12 at 7:00 p.m. “Hunting for Hidden History: How Slavery came to the Town of York“, Oxford County Branch, OGS webinar/branch meeting

Thomas MacEntee – Wed. Feb 14 at 2:00 p.m., “AI and Genealogy: Trouble ahead?”, Legacy Family Tree webinar

Jane Simpson – Sun. Feb 18 at 2:00 p.m. – will present her latest book, Shades of Allegiance: Hidden Loyalties of the Giraud/Gerow Family in the American Revolution., Kawartha Branch, UELAC

Elizabeth Shown Mills– Feb 23rd at 2:00 p.m., “Finding Females: Wives, Mothers, Daughters, Sisters & Paramours“, Legacy Family Tree Webinar

ROOTS TECH 2024 – Feb 29 – March 2, 2024, virtual and in-person event in Salt Lake City

March 2024:

OGS 2024  call for Candidates for the Board of Directors is open – deadline for submission of applications is March 30th at 11:59 p.m.

Kathryn Lake Hogan – Thurs. Mar 7th at 7:00 p.m. “Oh, Canadiana!”,  OGS webinar

April 2024:

Linda Yip, Wed. April 3rd at 7:30 p.m., “Take Control of the Chaos: Getting Your Genealogy Business Organized with Project Management Software”, online presentation OCAPG  Register here 

Judy G. Russell, Thurs. April 11 at 5:00 p.m., “Silent Storytellers: A Genealogist’s Guide to Cemetery Photography“, Legacy Family Tree webinar

Johanne Gervais, Fri. April 19 at 2:00 p.m. “Tools to research your French Canadian Ancestors“, Legacy Family Tree webinar

 May 2024:

Elizabeth Shown Mills, Fri. May 24 at 2:00 p.m., “ Identity Crises: Right Name, Wrong Man? Wrong Name, Right Man?“, Legacy Family Tree webinar

June 2024:
UELAC Dominion Conference,”…The Story Continues”- Jun 6-9, 2024, Virtual and in-person Cornwall, Ontario
OGS Conference 2024, “An Interactive Experience: Explore, Engage, Enjoy”,  Jun 14-16, 2024, Toronto, Ontario

July 2024:

Natalie Bodle – Thurs. Jul 4  at 7:00 p.m. “Unearthing the Treasures of the Irish Register of Deeds“, OGS webinar

August 2024:
Janice NickersonFri, Aug 16 at 2:00 pm EDT, Six MORE Free Websites Every Ontario Genealogist Needs“, Legacy Family Tree webinar

September 2024:
APG annual Professional Management Conference,  Sept. 19-21

October 2024:

November 2024:

December 2024:

Upcoming Presentations in 2024:

The Ontario Chapter of the Association of Professional Genealogists is hosting a special presentation on Wed April 3rd at 7:30 p.m. EDT and we’re inviting you to join us!

Take Control of the Chaos: Getting your Genealogy Business Organized with Project Management Software will be presented by author, storyteller, professional genealogist and expert in Chinese Canadian genealogy, Linda Yip. Jeff Stewart of the OCAPG programming committee will be our moderator.

The event is free for members and $7.00 for non-OCAPG members.

Linda will be available for questions after the presentation and we will draw for two lucky online attendees to each receive a $50 gift certificate from

Register now and find out how you can submit your questions ahead of time:

Can’t make the date? A recording of this presentation will be available for OCAPG members after the presentation. Consider joining OCAPG to attend events like this one for free. Membership is $12 per year for APG members and you don’t have to live in Ontario. Here’s how to join: