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A Canada’s History guide.
Written by Paul Jones
Family history enthusiasts welcome new advances in DNA testing.
From kings to cavemen, new DNA discoveries suggest we're all part of one big genealogical family.
DNA testing seems like the key to unlocking your family's ethnic history. But is it really?
DNA testing, sometimes a gimmick, can also be a godsend for genealogists.
Using DNA to test conjectures about your family history.
Using DNA to fish in the genetic pool.
Home DNA tests are helping to solve police cold cases.
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Today, the wrongfully convicted can win their freedom and compensation. But when the death penalty was still in place, no one at the gallows got a second chance.
A priest suspected of murder. A scientist who can solve the puzzle using ballistics evidence — precise proof never before used in a Canadian court. This would be no ordinary murder trial.
When a Catholic couple was charged with killing a Protestant neighbour in Canada West, it became a lightning rod for partisan passions.
Thomas and Lillian Orford parted from an unconsummated marriage. When she tried to revive the marriage he spurned her. To avoid alimony he needed proof of her adultery. A child by another man should be enough, but Lillian had an explanation for that.
Ending a marriage was difficult in Catholic Quebec, but Albert Guay found a way.
Canada’s History Archive, featuring The Beaver, is now available for your browsing pleasure!
It wasn’t long ago when many Canadians hid the fact that they were part Indigenous... but some secrets are too hard to keep.
Researchers should beware of perpetuating falsehoods from the past.
Genealogical researcher Paul Jones on why some groups are uneasy about the Mormon obsession with family history.
Searching for lost cousins? Paul Jones offers nine suggestions to ease your task.