Genealogical and Family Institute of Scottish Studies
Announcement has come from James Fraser, Scottish Studies Chair, at the University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario through his Twitter feed and on the Facebook page that there will be a new Genealogical and Family Institute of Scottish Studies.
To assist with the development of the new Institute, the University will begin a crowdfunding campaign in December of this year (2015).
Read about further developments here, when they become available.
The webpage is at http://www.uoguelph.ca/scottish/
The Twitter account is at https://twitter.com/ScottishStudies
The Facebook page is at https://www.facebook.com/scottishstudies
Board for Certification of Genealogists
The Board for Certification of Genealogists, an American based organization, has announced that Canadian genealogist, Alison Hare, CG, from Ottawa, Ontario has been re-elected for another three-year term as trustee.
She has been certified since 1999, and is a fellow member of the Ontario Chapter of the Association of Professional Genealogists at http://ocapg.org/.
Meanwhile, happy researching!
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