Automated Genealogy

Indices to Canadian Censuses

Automated Genealogy hosts several projects to index Canadian censuses. Over the last several years Library and Archives Canada has digitized their microfilms of the original census forms for several of the Canadian censuses and Automated Genealogy has organized volunteers to produce indices to the people enumerated in these censuses. Each project uses simple web forms to allow volunteers to transcribe census data from the images into a database, with the entered data being immediately available on the site. Following transcription further volunteers proofread and make corrections. Anyone with an internet connection can participate as a transcriber, proofreader, or just by submitting corrections as they use the site. The status of each census project varies depending on how long it has been active. There is a link to the LAC image of the original census page at the top of each transcribed census page.

Example – See: District: QU  DEUX-MONTAGNES (#151)

Tahieròn:iohte Dan David, Kanehsatà:ke – 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award Canadian Journalism Foundation

On June 9, 2021, Tahieròn:iohte Dan David, a Kanien’kehá:ka (Mohawk) from   Kanehsatà:ke was the first Indigenous person to be awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Canadian Journalism Foundation, founded in 1990.

Dan David joins an illustrious group of individuals such as Peter Gzowski, Peter C. Newman, Pierre Berton, Lloyd Robertson, Peter Mansbridge and many more.