04 April 2021

Sunday Sundries

Miscellaneous items I found of interest during the week.

Archives Film Favourites
As part of Archives Awareness Week, the Archives of Ontario is hosting a virtual screening on Thursday, April 8 at 8pm of staff favourite documentaries, home movies, government films and other gems! Register at <https://www.eventbrite.com/e/our-film-favourites-staff-picks-from-the-vaults-tickets-146472231387>

The Norfolk and Suffolk links to one of Jack the Ripper’s victims.

In 2020 Canada had its lowest population growth rate since 1916.

A Very British Obsession: The Weather (and Some Ideas for Sources to Use for Family History Research)

What researching my family's Nazi history taught me about how to approach the past.

Did You Know: 9 of the 10 most visited pages on the Library and Archives Canada website are for genealogy.

Heal Your Ancestors to Heal Your Life, by Shelley A. Kaehr. A new book, for information—I'm a skeptic.

Did You Know: The description in the background section The Children's Lives in Canada at the LAC Home Children, 1869-1932 section has been rewritten to give a more balanced view than previously.

Thanks to this week's contributors:  Anonymous, BT, Patricia Roberts-Pichette, Rick Roberts, Teresa, Unknown.

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