Category: General Posts

Vivid-Pix Restore – See What The Experts Say

Vivid-Pix Restore – See What The Experts Say Recently we wrote about a new discount available both to Society members and Friends alike – Vivid-Pix Restore Picture-Fix software. While we are impressed with the ease…

Cemetery Vandalism and Rehabilitation Fund

Cemetery Vandalism and Rehabilitation Fund The Ontario Genealogical Society is pleased to announce that it will be creating a fund dedicated to help support community efforts to repair damage to cemeteries incurred by acts of…

Grow Our Family Campaign To Return for 2020

  Ontario Ancestors’ Grow Our Family membership campaign will return once again for the 2020 year.  Any member of the Society renewing their membership can receive a 50% discount on their membership fees simply by…

Continued Advocacy – Supporting our Library Partners

This week, I was given the opportunity to attend a Press Conference arranged by Jill Andrew, MPP for Toronto-St. Paul’s. She was looking to bring attention to the issues surrounding access through the inter-library loan…

Call for Candidates for the Board of Directors

Are you a member of The Ontario Genealogical Society? Are you looking for a challenge, an opportunity to work with great people, and a chance to be on the leading edge of piloting our organization…

Introducing “Ontario Ancestors”

The Ontario Genealogical Society is introducing the logo and “brand” of “Ontario Ancestors”. The new logo will be rolled out throughout the Society and its publications and on-line presence in the coming months. The goal…

Vernon Directories Digitization Project

Wouldn’t it be great if you could track your Ontario ancestors between the 1901 and 1911 census? Or perhaps between 1891 and 1901, or 1911 and 1921? Wouldn’t it be great if you could see…

Manitoulin Roots is Now Hosted by The Ontario Genealogical Society

The Manitoulin Roots database, with over seventy thousand people, was created in 2007 by Marilyn Irish and Roberta Clark. In the beginning, families were linked together using census information from the 1901 census. Later, other…

Ontario Ancestors Introduces Our New Executive Director

Ontario Ancestors is pleased to introduce our new Executive Director – Megan Houston.  Megan comes to us from the Sharon Temple National Historic Site and Museum in Sharon (East Gwillimbury), Ontario, where she served most…

2019 Free Webinar Series Full Schedule

  The Ontario Genealogical Society is pleased to release its full 2019 monthly webinar series schedule.  Our webinars are presented at 7 pm Eastern Time on the first Thursday of every month and are freely…