Win an Online Methodology Course!

Renew your GANS membership by January 15, 2018 and you will have a chance to win a Methodology Course at the National Institute of Genealogical Studies! These online courses can be taken from wherever you live. There are six different levels of methodology courses available. Take a look at the course selection. 
Don't miss out on your chance to win. Renew Now.

Seeking a Treasurer!

GANS is currently accepting applications for the Treasurer position. The Treasurer is a voting member of the Executive and oversees the Association's expenditures, investments and income. The daily book keeping operations are carried out by the Office Administrator who may seek occasional guidance from the Treasurer. A knowledge of Sage Simply Accounting is an asset. All members of the GANS Executive must be association members. If not a member, you will be expected to join.
If you are interested in this position, please contact GANS. 

Wanted: Event Coordinator!

Would you like to be involved in the decision making at GANS? Do you have a knack for planning great events?  We still need to fill the Event Coordinator volunteer position on the Executive. At the moment, most of the events are already set in place, allowing the Event Coordinator to settle slowly and easily into the position. If you are interested, please attach your resume or give a brief description on your background and why the position would be of interest to you and email All interested parties will receive a response!

Nova Scotia Ancestors Certificate

The Genealogy Association of Nova Scotia is very excited to offer you an option to apply for a Nova Scotia Ancestors Certificate. This announcement goes hand in hand with Canada 150. You must prove that your ancestor resided in Nova Scotia prior to Confederation in 1867.
For further information, prices and an example of how to display the certificate, please refer to the NS Ancestors Certificate page.

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Upcoming Events
Research Room Open
Saturday, Dec. 30th
Need some help getting started with your research? Have you seen a library record you'd like to look at?  Maybe you just want to chat ...

All lectures are open to the public and will be held unless otherwise noted in the lecture room of the GANS offices at 33 Ochterloney Street, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.