Welcome!

We hope you enjoy the new look for the Halton-Peel Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society’s (OGS) website.  We would love to hear your comments or suggestions about our site and would encourage you to please contact us at: haltonpeel@ogs.on.ca.

Update: our new website was recognized with an “Honorable Mention” at the OGS Annual General Meeting and Conference in Guelph in June 2018

Branch Meetings

We look forward to seeing you at our meetings! 

As we cover both Halton and Peel Regions, our meeting locations alternate between Oakville and Brampton. Everyone is welcome to join us for the wide range of topics that are discussed between January-April and September-November, and our Annual Genealogy Roadshow held in May. Our meetings run from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Thanks to everyone who attended our meetings this winter and spring! We will be back in September – stay tuned to our website over the coming weeks for this fall’s line up. You can still reach us through our website, Facebook and Twitter over the summer.

One World One Family Conference

Brampton,  August 18th – see Events Calendar for details

Genealogy Resources and Events in Halton and Peel

We are fortunate to be in an area where our local libraries are truly supportive of genealogical pursuits and regularly schedule courses to upgrade our skills and broaden our horizons.

Oakville Library has a good Family and Local History page.
Burlington Library has a comprehensive Local History page and also runs a popular Genealogy Club on the 2nd Monday of every month, led by OGS Vice-President Steve Fulton.
Brampton Library offers a Genealogy and Local History page.
Milton Library also has a Genealogy and Local History section

Halton Peel Branch OGS also supports Heritage Mississauga in presenting Genealogy Workshops through the year

To find out more on any specific event, please visit our Events Calendar for more genealogy-related meetings happening in the communities of Halton and Peel. There’s lots going on to help you build your family tree. We will post meetings and workshops as we receive them.

 

OGS Webinars  (Members Only)

The line up of speakers and topics has been announced for the 2018 OGS Webinar Series.  The 1st Thursday of each month at 7:00 pm ET. You can register in advance for the webinars of your choice. You will receive an e-mail confirmation with your own personal link to join the webinar. Automated reminder e-mails are set for 3 days prior, and 1 hour prior to the live presentation.

For those new to this member benefit,  you can now also catch up on Webinars from 2017 and Webinars from 2016

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