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Canada Day Discount for Family Historians!

This Friday is Canada Day and that means, well, besides, backyard and cottage parties, hot dogs and hamburgers and gathering with friends and family which is a great all unto itself, it also means some great access to some online databases as well as some nice discounts.

This weekend two of the leading online databases are offering some free research time in honour of the Canada Day holiday.

Free Acess to Ancestry is offering free access from now until July 2nd, 2016.

Free Access to FindMyPast

Findmypast also will be celebrating both Canada Day and July 4th with free access to their record collections. Their offer extends from June 29th until July 6th, 2016.

As a nice added bonus, a special webinar will be hosted by expert genealogist, Jen Baldwin, at 11:00 MDT, July 1st, in which she will be sharing essential tips and tricks for getting the most out of naturalization records. Over 2 million US Passport Applications & Indexes (1795-1925), and over 7 million US Naturalization Petitions have just been released in the initial phases of two brand new collections at FindMyPast. This will allow family historians to learn more about the first members of their family to become US citizens.

Great Canadian Genealogy Summit Discount

I was also informed of a Canada Day discount for the upcoming Great Canadian Genealogy Summit. Receive 10% off your weekend Registration. The code is CanGen 10.

Getting Ready to Write 1/2 Price Sale

And finally, The Family History Writing Studio is also offering a Canada Day weekend discount. If you're thinking about starting some family history writing and you just don't know where to begin, I encourage you to start with the workbook and webinar, Getting Ready to Write. Three hours of video along with a workbook to help get you, your research and your ancestor organized so you can start writing those stories. This weekend you get both downloads for 1/2 price, only $15.00 until Tuesday, July 5th.

Don't forget about the current promotion at The Family History Writing Studio, the 3 workbook set for $17.00.

Have a great weekend everyone, Happy Canada Day, and Happy 4th of July!