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Société généalogique du NO
Bureau 102, 8627 - 91e rue
(rue Marie-Anne-Gaboury)
Edmonton AB T6C 3N1
(780) 424-2476


la société généalogique du nord-ouest...

... is a non-profit organization that focuses on the history of Canadian families and their genealogies.  

SGNO, a society with 28 years of experience, has a research centre located in the Cité francophone in Edmonton (AB) open to all interested people.  

Although most of our ressources are in French, our volunteers are bilingual (French and English) and would be pleased to help you with your research.  

If you have any question, please don't hesitate to call or email. 


This year, our AGM will be a virtual meeting.
Thursday, November 19
at 7 PM 
In addition to receiving a written invitation, a Zoom invitation will be sent to all members for whom we have an email address. 

reopening of the SGNO Premises

Opening date: September 24, 2020.
 Tuesday and Thursday: 
 10 am to 3 pm.  
 Saturday: 11 am to 3 pm.
 Please call the centre before your visit (780-424-2476).
 Wear a mask until you are at your workstation. You will need to wear it whenever you leave your station or during conversations.
 Make sure you have pencils, erasers, paper clips and other office effects as they will not be available.
 Sanitizing items will be available. 

 We look forward to your visit!


Tuesday and Thursday: 
10 am to 3 pm. 
11 am to 3 pm.

 Please call the centre before your visit. 

We are closed during the months of July and August. 

#102, 8927 - 91 Street
(rue Marie-Anne-Gaboury)
Edmonton AB  T6C 3N1

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The SGNO's administrative council consists of the following persons (with their terms of office as indicated): 
Paul Pelchat, président (2019 - 2022)
Denise Hébert, vice-présidente (2018 - 2021)
Élisabeth St-Onge, secrétaire (2018 - 2021)
Ernest Lefebvre, trésorier (2017 - 2020)
Dorianne Vincent, directrice (2018 - 2021)
Gilles-Pierre Nadeau, directeur (2018 - 2021)
Monique Juliat-Krupa, directrice (2017 - 2020)
Yvonne Cruickshank, directrice (2019 - 2022)
Suzanne Maynard, représentante des bénévoles


Anyone interested in genealogy or who would like to support the SGNO, can become a member.  

Regular member: $20 per year

Companion member: $10 per year

To become a member, simply complete the following form and mail it in to us with the appropriate amount. 

Membership Form


We invite you to read our newsletter, which is published in French and English.  A sampling is provided for you on the following page. 


research centre

Our Centre is located in the Cité francophone in Edmonton.

It is staffed by trained volunteers who can definitely help you with your research.  We also have three (3) computers available for your use.   

Our library boasts more than 4,000 genealogical resources, including:
- dictionnaires 
- parish directories 
- index to Quebec's notarial acts   
- family histories
- Alberta community histories 
- biographies
- and more. 


In order to assist you with your research, the Society also maintains numerous subscriptions for online research.  These include:
- ancestry . ca
- ancestry .com 
- bms2000
- généalogie québec 
- généanet
- mes aïeux