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Membership in GANS
Membership in the Genealogical Association of Nova Scotia has numerous benefits:
  • Access to the Members Section with numerous Nova Scotia-related genealogy databases and indices.
  • Ability to submit your surname information to your profile to the Surname Research database.
  [DISCOUNT NO LONGER AVAILABLE] FindmyPast is offering an alternative to the discount. Further information will be available shortly.
Membership cost: $39 per calendar year

Membership Forms: Online Payment (pay conveniently using your PayPal account or by credit or debit card as a guest through PayPal)