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We have a winner!

The winner of our Facebook fall draw is Nancy Vaillancourt!  Congrats Nancy and thank you to those who posted info about their ancestors!!

2019 OGS Membership

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The 2019 membership season will open on November 1, 2018. All current memberships expire on December 31, 2018. Current members need to renew before then to prevent any lapse in benefits or Member’s Only Access. New memberships will be effective immediately upon joining, giving of to 14 months of membership benefits.  Register early to qualify for the early bird prize draw (see below).

“OGS Grow Our Family” Returns

Our highly successful Grow Our Family membership program is returning for another year. The program permits any renewing member to “partner” with any new member at the time of renewing/joining and BOTH receive a 50% discount on their Society membership ($31.50 instead of $63!). The new member must not have been a member in either 2017 or 2018. You can take advantage of the Grow Our Family discount between November 1 and 5 pm on December 15. So put your thinking caps on and invite a friend, relative or colleague to join you in belonging to Canada’s largest family history organization.

Early Bird Prize Draw

All new and renewing members who are registered by 5 pm on November 30 will be entered in our Early Bird Registration Prize draw. All prize winners will be notified by December 7th by email.

All new and all renewing members who complete their 2019 registration as a member of the Ontario Genealogical Society prior to 5 pm on November 30th will be entered into a draw for the following prizes (see note). We gratefully acknowledge and thank the companies who have contributed the following prizes.

  • 2 individuals will each be awarded one Ancestry DNA kit
  • 2 individuals will each be awarded one Ancestry subscription
  • one individual will be awarded one MyHeritage DNA kit
  • one individual will be awarded one MyHeritage Complete subscription
  • 2 individuals will each be awarded one Findmypast  Ultimate British & Irish subscription