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Interview on Mutsumi's Book Club

Mutsumi bookclub

Listen to my interview with Mutsumi Takahashi from the CTV radio news team.


Family History Book Available

Nine of us have compiled family stories about our ancestors into a new book called Beads in a Necklace.

It's also on sale for $20 in Montreal at:

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    Livres Presque 9/Nearly New Books, 5885 Sherbrooke O; Montreal, Quebec H4A 1X6, (514) 482-7323,
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    Coles, 366 Avenue Dorval, Dorval, QC H9S 3H8;
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    Clio, Plaza Point-Claire, 215 N. St. Jean, Pointe-Claire, Quebec H9R 3J1
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    May’s Studio, 459 Main Road, Hudson, Quebec.

Genealogy Stories on the Arialview blog

The Kings’ Daughters: They came to populate New France*
As she boarded the great ship Phoénix de Flessingue in May 1663, Catherine Barré knew she would never return to[...]
Women Heroines during WWI
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Who were Marie Sophie Henault-Canada’s parents?
Who were Marie Sophie Henault-Canada's parents? My struggle answering this question typifies the trouble I've had researching all of my[...]
Ste. Anne’s First Nation Heritage
Can the trajectory of Canada’s development be shown in miniature by looking at the life of a small community on[...]
Québec Genealogical eSociety: A New Type of Family Research Society
I just joined the Québec Genealogical eSociety for $45 Cdn. Johanne Gervais, a professional genealogist who is passionate about researching Quebec records, founded[...]
Happy on the farm
  When my aunt turned ninety-six a few years ago, I prepared a short bio of her life, including photos[...]
Our book “Beads in a Necklace” launches today!
I'm so excited. Our book comes home from the printer today and we're planning a fun celebration of its existence[...]
Etiennette Alton’s Verdun Years
Imagine my surprise to discover that my ancestors lived in my neighbourhood more than three hundred years ago. At that[...]
Did you know Library and Archives Canada has a podcast?
The latest Library and Archives Canada podcast just came out April 7. It features the rise of the British Flying[...]
Four Generations Grow up in Weston
One of my earliest memories has me travelling by bus to the Weston library with my mother, grandmother and great grandmother.[...]

History Stories on the Arialview Blog

John Buchan: Author, Pacifist, Canadian
People often wonder why no one tried to stop Hitler before 1939. One answer is the influence of pacifists, including[...]
Three falls from the sky
The old Edmonton newspaper clipping doesn’t include a clear date, but was written sometime well after January 1942 and prior[...]
Farewell Sergeant Himphen
I have been searching for any information about my dad Sergeant Richard Charles Himphen since I was a very little[...]
Which family members lived during World War II?
According to my genealogy software, there are 66 people in my current family tree who were alive when Canada declared[...]
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