Chinook Arch

Our Current Issue

Volume 6, Issue 5, May 2024

  • In his President’s Report, Ron Gilmore offers congratulations and exciting news about recent and upcoming Society events.

  • This month’s Ancestor Anecdote is about Linda Murray’s great-uncle who died in the 1918 flu epidemic and how she used Manitoba probate records to find out more about him.

  • The Special Interest Group page highlights the benefits of our small-group sessions and the recorded presentations available to our members on our website.

  • Obituaries are being targeted by scammers. On our Tech Tips page, Ron Gilmore describes this problem and provides links to resources which will help you know what scams to watch out for and how to write an obituary that keeps all your loved ones safe.

  • Amber Godfrey highlights the written and visual resources available at Calgary’s Story, a collection created and hosted by Calgary Public Library.

  • As usual, the final page is filled with information about Alberta Family Histories Society.