Genealogy News, Fun & How-to’s

Prairie Town Images

If you are looking for photos or maps of where your ancestors settled this maybe a helpful site for you.This website features images from towns and historic maps of Western Canada. http://www.prairie-towns.com/. There are photos from many towns in Manitoba,... read more

Memoirs Writing at Brandon Public Library

Are you looking for inspiration to write your memories and stories? Brandon Public Library and South West Branch Manitoba Genealogical Society are hosting 4 sessions of Memoir Writing on these Thursdays: February 21st, March 21st, April 18th and May 16th, 2019  from... read more

40th Anniversary Reception Report

Southwest Branch MGS Celebrates 40th Anniversary The Southwest Branch celebrated its 40th Anniversary by hosting a reception on April 20th at the Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum in Brandon. President George Mackay welcomed over 40 people in attendance. The... read more

Memoirs Writing at the Brandon Public Library

Are you looking for inspiration to write your memories and stories? Brandon Public Library and South West Branch Manitoba Genealogical Society are hosting 3 sessions of Memoir Writing this fall: Thursdays: Sept 13th, Oct. 10th and Nov. 8th from 1:30 – 3:30 pm.... read more

Mennonite Family History Workshop

Workshop to be held May 6, 2017, 2 – 4 pm at Centre for Brethren Studies, 1310 Taylor Ave, Winnipeg, Presentations by Dr. Glenn Penner and Conrad Stoesz. More information see the Facebook  page for Mennonite Heritage Centre Archives. read more