Media Alert - World-First Launch - Historical Canadian Censuses, 1851-1916

    TORONTO, June 4 /CNW/ - On Wednesday June 10, 2009, please join, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) and His Worship David Miller,
Mayor of the City of Toronto, to celebrate world-first online launch of the
complete Historical Canadian Censuses, 1851-1916.
    The collection, which has been fully indexed and includes original
document images, contains more than 32 million names and provides an
historical snapshot of the growth of our great nation, from pre-Confederation
to the middle of the Great War. will also reveal the surprising results of a national survey
on Canadian identity.

    -   View historical documents - including census records for famous
    -   Interview descendents of early Canadian settlers
    -   Speak with genealogy experts
    -   Delve into online records and search your own family history

    Who:   David Miller, Mayor of Toronto
           Josh Hanna, Senior Vice President, Ancestry International
           Christopher Moore, Canadian historian, author and television
           Edward Hall and Liz Houghtling, descendents of Canadians in the

    When:  Wednesday, June 10
           11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
           (Speeches begin at 11:15 a.m.)

    Where: Gallery Room
           Ontario Heritage Centre, 8 Adelaide Street East
           At Adelaide, east of Yonge Street

For further information:

For further information: INTERVIEWS AND TO RSVP: Erin O'Reilly, Jeri
Brown, Media Profile, (416) 504-8464,,

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