BCGS Canada 150 Seminar – Celebrating our Canadian Ancestors

CELEBRATING OUR CANADIAN ANCESTORS
2017 British Columbia Genealogical Society Seminar
Celebrating Canada’s 150th Anniversary

 

Friday, June 9, 2017 at Burnaby Village
6501 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby, BC V5G 3T6
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Saturday, June 10, 2017 at the Best Western
Best Western Plus Coquitlam Inn Convention Centre
319 North Road, Coquitlam, BC V3K 3V8
9:30 am to 5:30 pm

Sunday, June 11, 2017 Tour at Fraser View Cemetery
Fraser View Cemetery
100 Richmond Street
New Westminster, BC
10:00 am to noon

OUR SPEAKERS

DAVE OBEE – Keynote Speaker


Well known as a Canadian genealogist, author, historian and journalist.
See his biography here.

CLAIRE SMITH-BURNS
She’s a descendant of early BC families and became intrigued with family history as a teenager. Her long experience with Canadian, British and Dutch records has been influenced by her educational background in anthropology, and she’s been very active in genealogical education.

MARY READ
She grew up on the farm in Saskatchewan where her great grandparents homesteaded and even though she now lives in Kelowna, her roots are deeply planted in the prairies, She’s very active in the Kelowna & District Genealogical Society and currently is Editor of The Society’s newsletter, The Okanagan Researcher.

XENIA STANFORD
A professional genealogist with over 40 years of experience, she has written many genealogical articles and was previously Editor of Chinook, the newsletter of the Alberta Family Histories Society. She speaks regularly on Eastern European research topics, including Austrian, Ukrainian and Germans from Russia.

Watch for each of their biographies.

News soon on Talk Topics And Pricing

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