Society Meeting

Zoom

Topic: Tombstone Tourists presented by Jim Benedict. Millions of tourists visit cemeteries annually, walking amongst the grave sites of those who have passed on. Why do they do it? What is the attraction of viewing the markers of others, and not necessarily family connections? This is a growing business for cemeteries and some places have […]

Society Meeting

Zoom

The Why, What, Where and How to Blogging presented by Lianne Kruger. Description - We will discuss what to do before beginning to blog such as determining why you would want to blog and the benefits. Knowing the why will help you determine the "what to blog." How to blog will then be illustrated using […]

Society Meeting

Topic: Using Hansard presented by Ron Gilmore. Join us for a short business meeting followed by a presentation. Description: Our federal government and all of the provincial governments maintain transcripts of the various speeches, questions, etc. that take place in the various legislative assemblies. These records are of fascinating interest to some folks - looking […]

Society Meeting

Zoom

Topic: The Art of Slow Genealogy presented by Tara Shymanski. Description: Are you a genealogy tortoise or a hare? The hare rushes to find new documents but genealogy tortoises create more accurate and thorough family trees. This step-by-step method suggests ways to slow down, cite your sources, and read and analyze records. This process results […]

Annual General Meeting

Zoom

The meeting will begin with our Annual General Meeting, including the presentation of the annual reports and election of Directors. Following the AGM, Alison Freake, Conservator at the Provincial Archives of Alberta, will do a presentation about "The Care of Personal Family Collections of Archival Material." Even within personal collections there may be a variety […]

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