Genealogical Resources

National Resources

Library and Archives Canada-Genealogy and Family

With Library and Archives Canada Genealogy and Family website you can consult databases that include census, immigration, citizenship, land, military, births, marriages and death records.

Family Search

FamilySearch is a nonprofit family history organization dedicated to connecting families across generations.

The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation

A permanent home for all statements, documents, and other materials gathered by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC). The public can access historical records.

CanadaGenWeb’s Cemetery Project

Started 2004 as a volunteer project of CanadaGenWeb and currently offers a free and searchable listing of over 18,000 known Canadian cemeteries.

Cyndi’s List

Cyndi`s List is a categorized and cross-referenced index to genealogical resources on the Internet. A list of links that point you to genealogical research sites online. A free jumping-off point for you to use in your online research.

Funeral Homes in Canada

Glenbow Archives and Museum

Glenbow Museum has recently begun to digitize its art and artifact collections. In the database is a small selection from art, community history, military history, and Native North America collections, primarily focusing on the history of Alberta.

Hudson Bay Company Archives

The Hudson’s Bay Company Archives (HBCA), a division of the Archives of Manitoba, is home to the records of the Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC). The Hudson’s Bay Company’s records document the history of the HBC since its inception in 1670.

AM-Archives of Manitoba

Manitoba’s rich documentary past is accessible to you at the Archives of Manitoba. Search the Keystone Archives Descriptive Database online guide to the archival holdings of all media of the Archives of Manitoba.

Provincial Resources

Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan

Contains historical records which include public documents created by governments ranging from the Territorial period to modern day, as well as records from private citizens, businesses and institutions dating from the mid-19th century to recent times.

Saskatchewan Archival Information Network (SAIN)

SAIN provides information about the archives in Saskatchewan and their holdings.

The Northwest Resistence  Database

Provides access to materials relating to the Northwest Resistance of 1885 held by the Special Collections Department of the University of Saskatchewan Libraries and the University of Saskatchewan Archives. It contains a searchable database of bibliographic records and include photographs.

Peel’s Prairie Provinces

It is a resource dedicated to assisting scholars, students, and researchers of all types in their exploration of western Canadian history and the culture of the Canadian prairies. This website contains both an online bibliography of books, pamphlets, and other materials related to the development of the Prairies, as well as a searchable full-text collection of many of these items.

Saskatchewan Cemeteries Project

Saskatchewan Genealogical Library

Hosts public and member only access databases. The public access databases are Biggar Railway Retirees List, Cemetery Index, Changes of Name, and RCMP Obituary Index.