The 1st July is Canada Day, and have made the following announcement:

To celebrate our 143rd birthday, is making available the 1911 Canadian Census records free of charge through July 4, 2010.

Considered the backbone of family history research, census records are often the most content rich sources for discovering information about ones ancestors.  They can include information about an individual’s address, occupation, their place of birth, when they immigrated to Canada, the family living with them at the time of the enumeration, their religion, and even the birth place of their parents.

For those who are interested in discovering their Canadian roots, take a visit to