The Library and Archives Canada announced that the 1870 Manitoba Census is now online. This census was taken shortly after the Province of Manitoba joined to Confederation and covers over 12,200 residents.
To read about the release go to: http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/census/1870/Pages/1870.aspx
To search the archive go to: http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/census/1870/Pages/1870.aspx You may research the archive by keyword, surname, given name and age.
Jan Meisels Allen
IAJGS Vice President
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee