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The Times They Are a-Changin                             Bob Dylan  1964
Over the years, names of settlements, hamlets, villages, towns, cities, etc. may have disappeared, changed names or have been amalgamated. Jacques Gagné, one of the senior genealogists at QFHS has been recording these changes and have recently released his updated list.  The list is 160 pages but since it is in PDF format it can be searched using Find from the Edit menu or with the short cut Ctrl + F.  See the List
 
Research Guides and Other Collections from Jacques Gagné
Members can view and use Jacques' Research Guides and Other Collections in the Members Only section. 
Non-Members can view only the list of guides and collections by clicking on Jacques Gagné Studies shown on the main menu
 
Computree - On the Web Page
Lorraine's Computree column for the latest edition of Connections is now available in the Members' section.  All the addresses are live links for your convenience.         
 
 
Do you hit a roadblock when your genealogy research leads to French documents?
Help is available!
The site Maple Stars and Stripes can help with a series of podcasts and notes.  These podcasts explain some of the basics and terms used in French documents. Click Podcast
 
 
To Commemorate the D-Day Celebrations, Library and Archives Canada Blog have posted colour photos of Canadian Second World War Soldiers...............See the Photos
 
 
Library and Archives Canada to Digitize 646,000 First World War Service Files.....Read More

 
Researching in Newfoundland?
Take a look at Memorial University's Digital Archives Initiative, a wonderful online collection of books and maps, photographs, periodicals, video and audio. DAI hosts a variety of collections which together reinforce the importance, past and present, of Newfoundland and Labrador's history and culture.
 
 
Drouin Institute online collection
The Drouin collection containing a wide variety of Quebec databases is available at the Quebec Family History Society's Heritage Centre and Library, free for members and daily visitors.
 
 
Searching on Ancestry
Ancestry is available at the Quebec Family History Society Library and Heritage Centre.
 
 
Mapping the Mosaic
The Quebec Anglophone Heritage Network has launched an ambitious project entitled Mapping the Mosaic.
 
Mapping the Mosaic is an easy-to-use, community-driven site designed to chart the collected memories of English-speaking communities in the Greater Montreal Area. Users of all interests can share experiences and expertise of where their history happened by pinning favourite stories, photos or video to an interactive map of neighbourhoods throughout Montreal, Laval and off-island suburbs.