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Guide to Canada genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
Getting Started with Canada Research
Links to articles on getting started with Canada research.
Canada Research Tools
Links to articles and websites that assist in Canada research.
Canada Clickable Map
Click on the map below to go to the province or territory's Wiki article listing more information.
Provinces and Territories
Genealogy records are kept on the state level in Canada. Click on a state below to go to the state Wiki article listing more information.
More Canada Research Strategies
Research strategies give guidance on how to research or what records to search for first. Below are additional research strategy Wiki articles for Canada.
- BYU Canada Research Outline largely duplicates these Wiki pages. Includes some bibliographic lists from BYU Library, 2001.
- Tracing Family History: Canada Immigration and Citizenship - Genealogy Guide
- Jonasson, Eric. The Canadian Genealogical Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide to Finding Your Ancestors in Canada. Winnipeg: Wheatfield Press, 1978.
More Canada Research Tools
Research tools can include resources that assist in locating correct records to search and determining the correct locality to search in. Below are links and Wiki articles to research tools in Canada.
- Digital images of the Census of Canada are available at Library and Archives Canada.
- Early Canadiana Online - online collection of early Canadian print heritage.
Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in resourcing your family.
- Facebook Communities - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
- Canada online genealogy courses
- Familysearch Canada records collections
- Family History Center locator map
- Wikipedia contributors, "Canada," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canada, accessed 24 March 2016.