Thursday, 2 July 2015

Oh Canada

Yesterday was the 148th birthday of Canada. Most city celebrations were yesterday, but some were postponed to today because of bad weather. Some lucky people have the rest of the week off, making their celebrations last over the weekend.

Originally named Dominion Day, the name was changed to Canada Day in 1982.

Here are some interesting books that genealogists with Canadian ancestors may find useful in their research.

Relevant Links:

The Story of our Country : a History of Canada for Four Hundred Years

One Thousand Facts about Canada 1904

Five Thousand Facts about Canada 1908

The Canadian Album: Men of Canada, or Success by Example - Vol 1-5 

Dominion Day, St Catherines Canada 1915

Dominion Day celebration Saint John 1899

Canadian Corps Championships, Dominion Day, France 1918

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