If you have an interest in Canadian genealogy, and wish to learn more about how go about it all, the first ever Canadian Genealogical Virtual Research Instutitute has just been announced.

The following announcement is from their Press Release:

Genealogy partners Kathryn Lake Hogan and Christine Woodcock are thrilled to announce a NEW genealogical institute for family history researchers with Canadian ancestry, the Canadian Genealogical Virtual Research Institute (CGVRI).

This virtual institute is similarly formatted to other well-known genealogical institutes such as the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburg (GRIP) and the Institute of Genealogy & Historical Research (IGHR).

CGVRI will be dedicated to Canadian genealogical research.

The first institute will consist of two different course tracks running concurrently. Students will earn a certificate of participation at the closure of the course of their choice, which can be used as evidence of ongoing professional development for genealogists. Each course will provide 22.5 hours of learning.

Canadian Genealogical Virtual Research Institute
10 to 23 July 2021

The US in particular is known for it’s Institutes. These are usually week long intense study course on a particular topic, and until Covid hit, were held in-person. Now numerous Institutes are going virtual, which obviously cuts out the need and cost of travel, as well as allowing anyone around the world to ‘participate’.

The Call for Proposals for course submissions has just opened, so if you’re interested in sending in a proposal, now is the time to do so.

And for everyone else who interested in the course, but would like more details, hang tight, and keep an eye on their website (https://www.cgvri.com/) for further information.