05 July 2020

Sunday Sundries

Miscellaneous items I found of interest during the week.

A new online exhibit from Arnprior & McNab/Braeside Archives
“White Pine College: Gillies Mill and the Village of Braeside”, an exhibit supported by the Virtual Museum of Canada’s Community Stories Investment Program.

100 Years of the Office of the Chief Electoral Officer of Canada

Facebook Ads
An advertising boycott of Facebook continues to grow; Mark Zuckerberg shows no sign of backing down. Next time you're checking out Facebook take a look at the sponsored material and recognize the companies that don't care.

Anti-Racism Training Sessions
Crime Prevention Ottawa is holding on-line anti-racism training sessions in July.
Anti-Black Racism - Monday, July 13, 12-1pm
Anti-Indigenous Racism - Monday, July 20, 12-1pm
To RSVP for either event, please visit their website at https://www.crimepreventionottawa.ca/

Police Killings
In the USA, in Canada. In both over 90% of people killed by police are male, and in both the rate is far higher for Blacks and First Nations.

My MyHeritage Canada Day Presentation — My My!
In case you missed it — https://www.facebook.com/myheritage/videos/3956403614434741

Pop culture & your family history
An online article by Moorshead Magazines regular contributor David Norris, but this for the UK Family Tree Magazine.

Thanks to this week's contributors: AGD, Anonymous, Barbara T, BT, Celia Lewis, Emma Carey, Mogan Lae, Nick Thorne, Penny, Sophronia, Steve, Teresa, Unknown

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