SGNO is a non-profit organization that focuses on the history of Canadian families and their genealogies.
SGNO, a society with 30 years of experience, has a research centre located in the Cité francophone in Edmonton (AB) open to all interested people.
Although most of our resources 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.
The Salon Normand-Lefaivre is now open to the public.
We continue to observe Covid guidelines as mandaded by the province.
Also we invite you to send us your questions and requests by email and our volunteers who are trained in genealogy will be happy to help you.
- June 23: St. Albert’s History, its River Lots & Residential Schools (see poster)
- July 5 to July 9: Open House (see poster)
We will be closed from July 10th to the end of August.
Open: Tuesday and Thursday
10 am to 3 pm.
11 am to 3 pm (closed on Saturdays of long weekends).
Please call the centre before your visit.
#102, 8627 - 91 Street
Edmonton AB T6C 3N1
The following members were elected / appointed to SGNO's administrative council (with their terms of office as indicated):
Paul Pelchat, President (2019 - 2022)
Jean-Yves Vanier-Verbeek, VP. (2021 - 2024)
Anita Chauvet, Secretary (2021 - 2024)
Paulette Briand, Treasurer (2020 - 2023)
Yvonne Cruickshank , Director (2019 - 2022)
Monique Juliat-Krupa, Director (2020 - 2023)
Suzanne Maynard, Director (2021 - 2024)
Dorianne Vincent, Director (2021 - 2024)
Denise Hébert, Volunteer Representative
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.
We invite you to read our newsletter, which is published in French and English. A sampling is provided for you on the following page.SOURCES ET RESSOURCES
Our office and research centre, le Salon Normand-Lefaivre, are 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 1,740 genealogical resources, including:
- parish directories
- index to Quebec's notarial acts
- family histories
- Alberta community histories
- and more.
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In order to assist you with your research, the Society also maintains numerous subscriptions for online research. These include:
- ancestry . ca
- ancestry .com
- généalogie québec
- mes aïeux