Offers Free Access to all 235 Million Canadian Records

In celebration of Canada Day on July 1st, is offering free access to all its Canadian records. Quoting from the web site’s home page: “Explore our extensive variety of Canadian records – ALL FREE this weekend – and connect the milestones of your ancestors’ lives.”

“Access to the records will be free until July 1, 2014, 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Time). To view these records you will need to register for free with with your name and email address. Once you have registered we will then send you a user name and password to access the records. If you haven’t already, you will be prompted to register once you start trying to search and view the records. After July 1, 2014, you will only be able to view these records using an paid membership.”

For more information, or to view the records free of charge, go to


Barbara Regenstein June 27, 2014 at 1:57 am

Thank you Dick! If you already have an account with another Ancestry site you can use that ID & password to sign in at I just did that very thing to make sure that it still worked that way.


When I try to do a search on I only get a response “Activate your 14-Day FREE trial” and it insists upon me entering a credit card number. So much for free access.


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