Ancestors Search

​​​Databases and other research tools

Consult the online help page of each database to learn more about the records, the database and how to consult the records.

Births, marriages and deaths

Census and enumerations

Immigration and citizenship




Other databases

Library Search

Published sources such as books and newspapers are catalogued in this database. It contains references to local histories, church and cemetery indexes, family histories, city directories, genealogy society journals and more.

Collection Search

Many archival records can be searched using this online research tool.

You can search the holdings of more than 800 archives across Canada through this portal, formerly known as CAIN (Canadian Archival Information Network).

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