GENEALOGY RESOURCES ON THE INTERNET

CANADA MAILING LISTS - GENERAL



  1. ACGSTalk. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in Canadians (predominantly French-Canadians and Acadians) who immigrated to the United States. You can subscribe from http://groups.yahoo.com/group/acgstalk/ or by sending the following to acgstalk-subscribe@yahoogroups.com: subscribe
  2. AFGS-AFGNEWS. A read-only mailing list for members of the American-French Genealogical Society (AFGS) or anyone interested in AFGS activities who would like an electronic version of the AFGnewS that is sent bi-monthly by postal mail to members. The AFGS is a genealogical and historical organization dedicated to the study and preservation of the French-Canadian culture. Additional information can be found on the AFGS web page. To subscribe send "subscribe" to afgs-afgnews-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or afgs-afgnews-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  3. AFGS-UPDATES. A read-only mailing list for members of the American-French Genealogical Society (AFGS) or anyone interested in AFGS activities. The AFGS is a genealogical and historical organization dedicated to the study and preservation of the French-Canadian culture. Additional information can be found on the AFGS web page. To subscribe send "subscribe" to afgs-updates-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or afgs-updates-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  4. AFGS-VOLUNTEERS. A mailing list for American-French Genealogical Society (AFGS) volunteers working on projects to communicate with each other and with the AFGS. The AFGS is a genealogical and historical organization dedicated to the study and preservation of the French-Canadian culture. Additional information can be found on the AFGS web page. Anyone interested in AFGS activities can subscribe to the list, but posting will be limited to the Volunteers and AFGS project coordinators. To subscribe send "subscribe" to afgs-volunteers-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or afgs-volunteers-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode). If you are an AFGS member and volunteer working on a project, you can request posting privileges by sending a message to William Pommenville afgs-volunteers@afgs.org describing your AFGS project affiliation.
  5. AUSTRIAN-CANADIAN. A bilingual English-German mailing list for anyone with a genealogical, cultural or historical interest in Canadians with Austrian ancestry. To subscribe send "subscribe" to austrian-canadian-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or austrian-canadian-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  6. BCATP-CAN. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan (BCATP), a program for the training of air and ground crews, using Canadian facilities, for use in a combined Commonwealth effort to defeat the Axis Powers (Germany and Italy) during WWII. To subscribe send "subscribe" to bcatp-can-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or bcatp-can-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  7. BRITISH-AMERICA. The British North America Act of 1867 created the Dominion of Canada. This list explores the 'British' character of Canada and is for anyone with a genealogical, cultural or historical interest in those persons who emigrated to North America during the period of British influence. To subscribe send "subscribe" to british-america-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or british-america-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  8. BRITISH-CANADIAN. A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding British descendants in Canada. To subscribe send "subscribe" to british-canadian-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or british-canadian-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  9. BRITISHHOMECHILDREN. A mailing list for anyone who has a genealogical interest in the 100,000 British Home Children - alleged orphans - who were emigrated to Canada by 50 child care organizations 1880-1930. To subscribe send "subscribe" to britishhomechildren-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or britishhomechildren-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  10. BRITISH-NORTH-AMERICA. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in British North America. To subscribe send "subscribe" to british-north-america-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or british-north-america-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  11. Canada-AfriGeneas. A mailing list to coordinate, network and strengthen the efforts of those researching African ancestry in the Canadian region. You can subscribe from http://groups.yahoo.com/group/canada-afrigeneas/ or by sending the following to canada-afrigeneas-subscribe@yahoogroups.com: subscribe
  12. CANADA-CEMETERIES. A mailing list for anyone searching for their ancestors in cemeteries in Canada or interested in preserving historical information about these cemeteries (including locating graves, decedents within the graves, cemeteries which have been indexed on the internet and in other written forms, and care of tombstones and the inscriptions thereon) and sharing information about them. To subscribe send "subscribe" to canada-cemeteries-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or canada-cemeteries-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  13. CANADA-CENSUS-CAMPAIGN. A mailing list for the discussion of efforts to have post-1901 Census information in Canada released to the Public. This list will not be used for Census lookups or related inquiries. To subscribe send "subscribe" to canada-census-campaign-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or canada-census-campaign-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  14. CANADA-FREEDMEN. A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding the travels of southern slaves as they were guided to freedom in Canada by Harriet Tubman. To subscribe send "subscribe" to canada-freedmen-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or canada-freedmen-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  15. CANADA-GENWEB. A mailing list for those with an interest in general Canadian genealogy and research as well as those who may not know which Province their ancestor came from. To subscribe send "subscribe" to canada-genweb-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or canada-genweb-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  16. CANADA-IMMIGRANTS. A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding people who emigrated to Canada. To subscribe send "subscribe" to canada-immigrants-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or canada-immigrants-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  17. CANADA-INDIAN-TRIBES. A mailing list for anyone researching their Indian ancestors to discuss and share information regarding Indian tribes that lived in or traveled through Canada. To subscribe send "subscribe" to canada-indian-tribes-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or canada-indian-tribes-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  18. CANADA-L. Discussion forum for political, social, cultural, and economic issues in Canada. To subscribe, send the following to listserv@vm1.mcgill.ca: SUBSCRIBE CANADA-L firstname lastname
  19. CANADA-OBITS. A mailing list for individuals and volunteers to submit or request obituary information for Canada. To subscribe send "subscribe" to canada-obits-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or canada-obits-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  20. CANADA-OLD-NEWS. A mailing list for the submission of abstracts, extracts and links from Canada newspapers published prior to 1931. Newspapers contain much of the information that may not be found elsewhere such as births, marriages, deaths, court notices, etc. They also provide community news and many fascinating details about the lives of our ancestors. Additional information can be found on the Newspaper Abstracts website. To subscribe send "subscribe" to canada-old-news-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or canada-old-news-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  21. CANADA-ROOTS. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Canada. To subscribe send "subscribe" to canada-roots-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or canada-roots-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  22. canadianadopteesbirthfamilies. A mailing list for adoption search and reunion support where adoptees and birthfamilies can discuss problems unique to Canada. You can subscribe from http://groups.yahoo.com/group/canadianadopteesbirthfamilie s/ or by sending the following to canadianadopteesbirthfamilies-subscribe@yaho ogroups.com: subscribe
  23. CANADIAN-TRAIN-DISASTERS. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in documenting train wrecks in Canada including passenger lists and those who may have perished. To subscribe send "subscribe" to canadian-train-disasters-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or canadian-train-disasters-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  24. CANADIAN-ULSTER-SCOTS. A mailing list for the exchange and discussion of the genealogy, culture and history of Canada's Ulster Scots, those persons who came to Canada from the North of Ireland whose ancestors were from Scotland. To subscribe send "subscribe" to canadian-ulster-scots-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or canadian-ulster-scots-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  25. CAN-CENSUS. A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding Canadian census records (Federal, Provincial and local) from all periods. To subscribe send "subscribe" to can-census-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or can-census-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  26. CAN-CENSUS-1901. A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding the 1901 Canada Census database. To subscribe send "subscribe" to can-census-1901-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or can-census-1901-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  27. CAN-GENEALOGY-SOCIETIES. A mailing list for the various genealogical and historical societies of Canada and individual researchers to share information and resources in ways that will help each group to more effectively work at their specialities and help promote their own group's interest. To subscribe send "subscribe" to can-genealogy-societies-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or can-genealogy-societies-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  28. CAN-GEN-EVENTS. A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding family and local history fairs, lectures, talks, conferences and other genealogy-related events occurring in Canada or about Canada. To subscribe send "subscribe" to can-gen-events-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or can-gen-events-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  29. CAN-HIST-WOMEN. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in women in Canada. To subscribe send "subscribe" to can-hist-women-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or can-hist-women-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  30. CAN-HUDSONS-BAY-COMPANY. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the early Hudson's Bay Company explorers in Canada. To subscribe send "subscribe" to can-hudsons-bay-company-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or can-hudsons-bay-company-d-request@rootsweb.com< /a> (digest mode).
  31. CAN-Naturalizations. A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding naturalization records in Canada and the best ways to find ancestors in these records. To subscribe send "subscribe" to can-naturalizations-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or can-naturalizations-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  32. CAN-ORANGE. A mailing list for persons interested in the genealogy, culture, and history of persons who came to Canada as members of the Orange Association and their descendants and followers. To subscribe send "subscribe" to can-orange-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or can-orange-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  33. CAN-SHIPSLISTS-PRE1865. A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding ship passenger lists, immigration records, naturalization records and ships' lists substitutes for immigration to Canada before 1865. Additional information can be found on the Passenger Lists To Canada website. To subscribe send "subscribe" to can-shipslists-pre1865-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or can-shipslists-pre1865-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  34. CAN-USA-MIGRATION. A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding ancestors who moved from Canada to the United States or from the United States to Canada. To subscribe send "subscribe" to can-usa-migration-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or can-usa-migration-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  35. CAN-WW1. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the participation of Canada in World War I and the Canadian soldiers who served during this war. To subscribe send "subscribe" to can-ww1-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or can-ww1-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  36. cjsgenealogycorner. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Canada and helping people make their connections. Additional information can be found on CJ's Genealogy Corner Group Library. You can subscribe from http://ca.groups.yahoo.com/group/cjsgenealogycorner/ or by sending the following to cjsgenealogycorner-subscribe@yahoogroups.ca: subscribe
  37. FCAGS-RING. A mailing list for the members of the French Canadian and Acadian Genealogical Societies (FCAGS) WebRing to discuss the continued development of American, French Canadian, and Acadian Genealogical and Historical Societies and how they can better serve the Genealogical and Historical community. Interested individuals may want to check out the FCAGS WebRing. This is not a mailing list for the request or discusion of individual genealogical research and postings will be limited to names submitted by the member societies. To subscribe send "subscribe" to fcags-ring-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or fcags-ring-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  38. FRANCO-AMERICAN. A mailing list to facilitate the communication between Americans who are descendants of French-Canadians in order to further their genealogical research efforts. Additional information can be found on the Franco-American Connection web site. To subscribe send "subscribe" to franco-american-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or franco-american-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  39. frenchcanadianancestry. A mailing list for anyone researching their French Canadian ancestry. You can subscribe from http://groups.yahoo.com/group/frenchcanadianancestry/ or by sending the following to frenchcanadianancestry-subscribe@yahoogroups.com : subscribe
  40. GEN-FR. Gatewayed with the soc.genealogy.french newsgroup for the discussion of Francophone genealogy -- the genealogy of French-speaking people. To subscribe send "subscribe" to gen-fr-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode), gen-fr-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode), or gen-fr-i-request@rootsweb.com (index mode).
  41. GERMAN-CANADIAN. A mailing list for the discussion of issues concerning the settlement of German speaking immigrants coming from anywhere to Canada. The list is a forum for historical and genealogical questions, and sharing of information regarding Germans in Canada and their descendants. To subscribe send "subscribe" to german-canadian-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or german-canadian-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  42. GL-PASSENGERS. A mailing list for the posting of passenger lists of ships sailing from ports along the St. Lawrence River and throughout the five Great Lakes in the middle of North America. Many of our ancestors arrived in Canada and then entered the United States down the St. Lawrence Seaway through the Great Lakes. To subscribe send "subscribe" to gl-passengers-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or gl-passengers-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  43. Irish-Canadian. A mailing list for anyone interested in the genealogy, culture, and historical contribution of people who immigrated from Ireland to Canada. To subscribe send "subscribe" to irish-canadian-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or irish-canadian-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  44. KEEWETIN. A mailing list for anyone researching Cree fur trade family histories in Canada. To subscribe send "subscribe" to keewetin-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or keewetin-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  45. MENNONITE. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the Swiss Mennonites (Anabaptists) who emigrated to North America. Additional information can be found on the Mennonite Genealogy & History website. To subscribe send "subscribe" to mennonite-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or mennonite-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  46. NY-CAN-NY. A mailing list for Canadians who are researching their New York ancestors and New Yorkers who are researching their Canadian ancestors. Additional information can be found on the NY-CAN-NY Mailing List website. To subscribe send "subscribe" to ny-can-ny-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or ny-can-ny-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  47. PALATINES. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in the German Palatine and Palatine refugees who fled to Ireland and North America post 1709. Additional information can be found on the Palatine Genealogy & History website. To subscribe send "subscribe" to palatines-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or palatines-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  48. RCD-ASSOCIATION. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or military history interest in the Royal Canadian Dragoons (RCD), a Canadian regular army regiment formed in 1883, including its history, membership, and activities. Additional information can be found on the RCD website. To subscribe send "subscribe" to rcd-association-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or rcd-association-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  49. SCOTS-IN-CANADA. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical, historical, or cultural interest in people of Scottish descent in Canada and their contributions to the birth and development of Canada that place the lives of our ancestors in perspective. To subscribe send "subscribe" to scots-in-canada-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or scots-in-canada-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  50. SephardicJewishGenealogy. A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding Sephardic Jewish and Anusim families from France and Canada. You can subscribe from http://groups.yahoo.com/group/sephardicjewishgenealogy/ or by sending the following to sephardicjewishgenealogy-subscribe@yahoogroups .com: subscribe
  51. TRANSCRIPTIONS-CAN. A mailing list for anyone who want to share, exchange, acquire or request genealogical data, books, transcriptions, etc. relevant to Canada, subject to the correct observance of copyright. To subscribe send "subscribe" to transcriptions-can-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or transcriptions-can-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  52. UNITED-EMPIRE-LOYALIST. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical, cultural or historical interest in the United Empire loyalists who came to Canada from the United States during and after the American Revolution. To subscribe send "subscribe" to united-empire-loyalist-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or united-empire-loyalist-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).


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