Category: eWeekly Blog

Land Registry Office Update

Many of you have heard by now that the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services has decided to discontinue the land registration counter services at all Land Registry Offices (LROs) effective October 9, 2020. This…

eWeekly Survey Results for June 27th

Last week our Survey continued with Part 2 of our Social Distancing Genealogy Update.  We had 302 responses.  Thank you!  Our sincere apologies for duplicating the final question.  Your eWeekly editor hasn’t quite grasped the…

eWeekly Survey

We’re back from our Survey break with a Social Distancing Genealogy Update survey.  We’re doing this in two parts – this week and next – to find out whether you’ve actually done what you thought…

Results May 16 eWeekly Survey

Last week our survey asked our readers about their use of social media. This week our survey asks about ancestors who may have lived in an institution for a time.

Findmypast Discount for Society Members

Findmypast has just announced a discount program for members of genealogy societies – 20% off either of their 12 month subscription programs (compare at https://www.findmypast.com/subscribe): Essential British & Irish Subscription, regularly US$129, or Ultimate British…

Genealogy Vendors Need YOUR Support (5)

As the Covid-19 emergency continues, the vendors who support all of us need our help now more than ever. Those who exhibit and sell products to help us pursue our passion depend in large measure…

Countdown to Ontario Ancestors Virtual Conference

#OAConf2020 Ontario Ancestors first Virtual Conference includes 1 hour presentations in the week leading up to the weekend. The presentations, by LAC, MyHeritage, Ancestry and Family Tree Maker serve as an introduction to a great…

Sudbury District Branch Webinar on May 20th

Join Ontario Ancestors’ Sudbury Branch May 20 Live presentation with Kirsty Gray of Family Wise Limited. The presentation is free and open to all.  Pre-registration required

TONI Explodes to Over TWELVE MILLION Entries!

Ontario Ancestors has added the Ontario Birth, Marriage and Death indexes and lots of other new materials to The Ontario Name Index. Read all about TONI here.

Results May 9 eWeekly Survey

Last week our survey asked: “What types of maps do you find useful in your research?” See the results here. This week we ask our readers about their use of social media.