How to Access HBC Archives
Located at Archives of Manitoba.
HBCA acquires and preserves archival records of HBC and other records related to HBC history, such as private records of individuals and subsidiary companies (including the North West Company), and encourages the use and understanding of these records. A great resource for finding early Manitoba people.
Blog – “UK to Canada Genealogy”
Great summary of genealogical sources for Manitoba.
Ten Standing Committee Chairs were appointed by the Executive at the June 19 meeting. Two more members have expressed interest since the Executive Meeting and will be appointed at the September Meeting. Thank you to all members who have agreed to serve for another year and welcome to our new Computer chair Aleta Foreman.
Library Mary Bole
Membership Services Kenda Wood
Research Jim Rutherford
Special Projects Kathy Stokes
Office Coordination Vacant
Education & Outreach Bill Curtis
Generations Journal David Farmer
Publicity Daryl Dumanski
Social Media Janice Butcher
Grants & Applications Vacant
Information Technology Department
Computer & Network Operation Aleta Foreman
MANI Management & Operation Gord McBean
A very successful AGM was held on Saturday, June 2 with about 30 people in attendance.
2018-19 MGS Executive
President Jayne Paradis
Past President Jim Oke
VP Administration Vacant
VP Communications Janice Butcher (appointed at Executive meeting)
VP Finance Jim McKerchar
VP Inform. Technology Gayle Mager
2 Members-at-Large Mona Phillip, 1 vacant
Secretary Rick Walker
Note that three Executive positions are still vacant. We need to fill these positions ASAP. If you are interested or know of someone else who is interested, please contact the Nominations Chair at Janice.Butcher@umr.umanitoba.ca.
MGS Volunteer Service Award Winners
Joan Whiston Award Stephanie Wood
Florence Cox Award Kathleen Kristjanson
Eric Jonasson Award Enid Dorward
Congratulations to all recipients. For a description of the Awards see website