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Library and Archives Canada

March 26, 2010 19:00 ET

Library and Archives Is Pleased to Collaborate With the Ontario Genealogy Society to Present GENE-O-RAMA 2010

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 26, 2010) - Library and Archives Canada is pleased to collaborate with the Ontario Genealogy Society in the presentation of GENE-O-RAMA 2010 to be held on March 26 and 27, 2010 in the Auditorium of Library and Archives Canada, 395 Wellington Street, Ottawa.

GENE-O-RAMA 2010 will feature a theme of Researching Female Ancestors and will include lectures from Marthe Séguin-Muntz of the Canadian Genealogy Centre, Lisa Alzo, Lesley Anderson of Ancestry.ca and Marie Careau of la Société de généalogie de l'Outaouais as well as Doug Hoddinott, John D. Reid and Rick Roberts. Glenn Wright will speak at the banquet on Sex, Lies and Archives: Behind Closed Doors at the Public Archives of Canada, 1900-1950.

Founded in 1961, the OGS' mission is to encourage, bring together and assist those interested in the pursuit of family history. The objectives of the OGS is to promote genealogical research, to set standards for genealogical excellence by encouragement and instruction in effective research methods, to make available to those whose ancestors are from Ontario, the knowledge, diversity and comprehensiveness of the genealogical resources in Ontario and to share expertise in other geographic areas.

About Library and Archives Canada 

The mandate of Library and Archives Canada (LAC) is to preserve the documentary heritage of Canada for the benefit of present and future generations and to be a source of enduring knowledge accessible to all, thereby contributing to the cultural, social and economic advancement of Canada. LAC also facilitates co-operation among communities involved in the acquisition, preservation and diffusion of knowledge, and serves as the continuing memory of the Government of Canada and its institutions.

For more information on GENE-O-RAMA, please visit: http://ogsottawa.on.ca/

For more information on the Canadian Genealogy Centre, please visit: http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/genealogy/index-e.html

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