CANADA

   The first Europeans arriving in North America, based on evidence were Norse, travelling over from Greenland, where

     Erik the Red, started a settlement about 985 AD. In 1001 his son Leif is said to have explored the north east coast today

     called Canada. Canada’s first people used at least 53 different languages. Each group referred to themselves by a                       

     specific name in their own language

    

     The French occupied Québec in 1608 and the British occupied what are now themaritime provinces around the same time

     National Records

     Societies

      Alberta Family Histories Society                                      www.afhs.ab.ca

      British Columbia Genealogical Society                           www.bcgs.ca

      British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa   https://bifhsgo.ca

      The Ontario Genealogical Society                                   https://ogs.on.ca

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