Saturday, February 04, 2023

Upcoming Events! A few in person in BC...

Yes, we do still love access to online talks and conferences both near and far away.  


It's so good to see that there will be opportunities this year for genealogists to connect in person!

Two events coming up in British Columbia, Canada 

The Abbotsford Family History Day, Saturday, April 15th, 2023

Abbotsford FamilySearch Centre. Lots of great speakers and talks, displays and more. Details soon:

I will be presenting two topics - 

"Where are the Children in Your Family"

"Researching Ancestors in Western Canada (MB to BC) "


The 2023 UELAC Dominion Conference and AGM - “Where the Sea Meets the Sky”,

 June 1- 4, 2023, in Richmond, BC.   A Hybrid Conference. 

Hosted by Pacific Region Branches of the United Empire Loyalists' Association of Canada.  More information here:  

AND keep an eye out for interesting history walking tours...

2023 African Descent History Month - 2 tours in Vancouver in February

-  Joe Fortes Tour: Wednesday, February 22

-  Black Strathcona Tour: Sunday, February 26

Sign up on the African Descent Society website:

AND, RootsTech 2023 is coming soon - In person and virtual, March 2- 4, 2023 - 

Register Now:

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

The Annual Canadian Reading Challenge - Month 2!

Today I finished reading Skeletons in the Attic by Canadian author Judy Penz Sheluk. She lives in northern Ontario and this book is one of her series, "A Marketville Mystery". Her website is:

A good read! wth a hard-to-guess ending.  Family secrets left to fester, with more than one skeleton hidden in the attic. Only Callie is left to figure out the mysteries and try to solve the disappearance of her mother so many years ago. I intend to read more from this author. 

Still time for you to join the 2022-2023 Canadian Reading Challenge. Details here:

Friday, October 07, 2022

Fall 2022 - What's Happening in Canadian and further away Genealogy events?

Still Zooming - and happy still to be talking with genealogists around the world. 

Thngs are looking up locally - hoping to see one or two more 'real person' events coming soon. In the meantime, 


ROOTSTECH 2023 REGISTRATION IS OPEN!   2nd to 4th, March 2023 - Choose either to attend in person in Salt Lake City, Utah, or online. Here's the link: 


ABBOTSFORD FAMILY HISTORY DAY!  - all day, Saturday, 15th April, 2023. More details soon.

Vancouver, BC - 2023 UNITED EMPIRE LOYALISTS' ASSN. OF CANADA DOMINION CONFERENCE - “Where the Sea Meets the Sky”, in person and virtual - 1-4 June, 2023. Details here: 

Do let me know about any BC or Canadian events coming up.