Ancestry.ca Celebrates Canada’s Black History With Largest Collection of Online Records

TORONTO, Feb. 5 - Ancestry.ca, Canada's leading online family history website, celebrates Black History Month with an unprecedented array of online historical records that trace the lives of black Canadians dating back to pre-Confederation, including records from the First World War's Second Construction Battalion, the only all-black military battalion in Canada's history. These records are a treasure trove of information for almost 800,000 black Canadians living today. Public records, personal narratives, legal documents and letters all detail the contributions of the black community … [Read more...]