Sunday, 30 June 2019

Sunday Sundries

Miscellaneous items I found of interest during the week.

The Winnipeg General Strike trials: a new Co-Lab challenge
This Co-Lab challenge highlights some of the public expressions of support for the strike leaders and invites participants to reconsider the verdicts of the Winnipeg General Strike trials.

The Regimental Rogue
A good Canadian resource guide for researching CEF soldiers, especially the Royal Canadian Regiment.

Ancestry has updated Birmingham, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812

From the Library of Birmingham, now with 1,217,337 records.

Celebrate Canada Day with your 'lost cousins' FREE
Peter Calver's Lost Cousins newsletter, a must read for anyone wanting to stay current in researching their family history in England, and often further afield, has a special Canada Day offer.

Did You Know?
We all know about European war brides. Did you know there were 3,750 marriages between Canadian women and RAF, RAAF, RNZAF and other allied nationals as a result of postings to the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan? Source: https://open.library.ubc.ca/media/download/pdf/831/1.0100699/2

Applications are open for the Virtual Museum of Canada Exhibits Investment Stream

Why Weather Forecasting Keeps Getting Better

Alan Turing: how the world’s most famous codebreaker unlocked the secrets of nature’s beauty

Fossil Fuel Industry Documents
Find out about the strategies of delay, exculpating blame by making the consumer responsible, denying scientific consensus, conducting important science purposefully buried while publishing industry-promoting and -funded science, and fostering public confusion over the real impacts of their products, are common in the histories of both tobacco and fossil fuel companies.https://www.industrydocuments.ucsf.edu/fossilfuel/

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

The most interesting thing I found in Sunday Sudries was the certificate issued to the writer of the masters thesis for the conduct of interviews and questionnaires by the UBC Ethics Committee on Human subjects. My God. BT