, Canada’s leading family history website(1), offers members access to 129 million searchable Canadian family history records.


Launched in 2006,'s historical record collection reflects Canada’s multicultural heritage and enables members to explore their family’s history using Canadian and international records including the Canadian censuses, passenger lists, English, Welsh and Scottish censuses, birth, marriage and death records as well as user-contributed family trees, and by connecting to millions of other members making their own discoveries. is part of a global network of Ancestry sites, which includes in the U.S., in the UK, in Australia, in Germany, in Italy, in France and in Sweden. facts and figures:

  • A member of the Ancestry global network of family history websites
  • 129 million searchable Canadian family history records
  • Key Canadian collections exclusive online access to the complete and fully indexed Censuses of Canada from 1851 to 1916, The Drouin Collection – the complete set of French-Canadian vital records from 1621 to 1947, Ontario and British Columbia vital records from as early as 1813 and U.S./Canada Border Crossings from 1895 to 1956
  • The world’s largest collection of family trees with more than 4 billion profiles from over 100 countries in 34 million member trees


The Ancestry international network:(2)

  • 20 billion searchable family history records
  • 34 million member trees
  • 4 billion profiles uploaded to those trees by Ancestry users
  • 1,000 employees worldwide
  • 115 million photographs, scanned documents and stories uploaded
  • #1 Selling Consumer Selling DNA Test
  • 5 times more ethnic regions than any other competitor
  • The Only DNA test with 1400 ethnic regions
  • The leading DNA test with over 1 billion family connections
  • Over 6 million DNA tests sold


(1) Source: comscore, 2009, based on genealogy related websites selected from the Family and Parenting sub-category under the Community category

(2) Source: most recent company figures publicly available as of 31 March 2012