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


      Alberta Family Histories Society                            

      British Columbia Genealogical Society                 

      British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa

      The Ontario Genealogical Society                         

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