Saturday, November 29, 2008

Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Launch Immigrants to Canada Database

The Library and Archives Canada (LAC)  has launched a database on immigrants to Canada. 
Click here: http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/databases/immigrants-canada/index-e.html

The database on Canadian immigration records held at LAC records include, immigration arriving in Quebec and Ontario as well as pre 1865 records  including declarations of immigrants.  When doing a search you can use an (*) as a wildcard.


Thank you to Dick Eastman of the Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter for alerting on this new database.

Jan Meisels Allen
Director, IAJGS and
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee

The Library and Archives Canada (LAC) has launched a database on immigrants to
Canada. http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/databases/immigrants-canada/index-e.html

The database on Canadian immigration records held at LAC records include,
immigration arriving in Quebec and Ontario as well as pre 1865 records including
declarations of immigrants. When doing a search you can use an (*) as a wildcard.

Thank you to Dick Eastman of the Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter for alerting
on this new database.

Jan Meisels Allen
Director, IAJGS and
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee

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