The Chrysalis: The Early Life of Susanne Gim Ling Yip Sang

This is a guest blog post by Linda Yip, member of the Ancestry Canada Advisory Board.   I am fascinated by the lives of my ancestors. To me, genealogy only begins with the documents – those birth, marriage,  and death records –  because what I want most to know is the story. Who were they, Read More

Finding Your Irish Ancestors – 10 Places to Start Your Search

Author: Lesley Anderson There are more than 4.6 million people of Irish descent in Canada — over 15% of the nation’s population. With 146 million Irish family history records available online at, Canadians can discover more about their ancestors from the Emerald Isle to find out how they fit into their family tree. Irish Read More