GANS Presents: Throwback Thursday!

Did you miss a copy of our NSG between 1984 – 2013?
We are pleased to announce that every Thursday, for the month of August only, we will be having a Throwback Thursday sale for members and non-members to purchase copies of our publication, the Nova Scotia Genealogist as well as a select variety of Exchange Publications! 
Looking for multiple copies? Why not purchase a GANS "grab bag" which has up to 32 issues of the NSG?  
Are you living abroad or currently on vacation and unable to make it to our office to pick up the books you want?  
We can have individual books shipped to you for an extra charge!
Payments can be made through PayPal or by cheque. 
Once payment has been received, we will ship you the book.
Visit the Research Room!
The Research Room will also be open during these hours. 
We can help with any queries you might have. 
Or you can sit, relax and catch up on some great reading!
But Wait! That’s Not All!
Due to popular demand, our book sale will also be held on:
Sunday, August 9 and Sunday, August 23, from 1pm – 5pm! 
We can’t wait to see you!
For more information on shipping or other inquiries, please contact Kate at


Honorary Life Membership Awarded

President Allan Marble Presenting Jan Fralic-Brown with an Honorary Life Membership
The executive of the Genealogical Association of Nova Scotia is happy to announce the awarding of an Honorary Life Membership to Past-President Janice Fralic-Brown at our AGM held on Saturday, May 9, 2015.
Jan has over 15 years of active service on the Executive of GANS in her roles as editor of the Nova Scotia Genealogist, a term as President and for the last five as Past-President. Jan has been instrumental in coordinating the revision of the By-Laws of the Association which were passed at this year's AGM. Though Jan is retiring from active duty on the GANS Executive she will remain involved with the Association in the role of Honorary Association Librarian where she will continue to process and catalogue materials as they come in for use in our research room and library.

Note to Members

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Upcoming Events 
Research Room
Thursday, Aug. 27th
Research room is open to members and non-members to use library resources including the American Ancestors subscription database.  Get some pointers from a GANS volunteer, ...
British Home Children and their Descendants
Thursday, Sep. 10th
This month, our presenter is Catherine West who will discuss Bristish Home Children and their Descendants. Free Admission, All Welcome, Light Refreshments

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.