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Apr 17 | Posted by Andrew
Have you ever wanted to record your life stories, but don't know where to begin? If yo...

Mar 26 | Posted by Katherine
Researching old buildings in Toronto can be extremely interesting but also extremely f...

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Heritage Ontario
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Explore Ontario of yesterday and today with Barry Penhale and some very special guests...

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Designing an Efficient and Effective Tracing Forward Project
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Much of what we know about effective genealogical research has to be thrown out the wi...

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