Genealogy/ Finding a Person in Canada

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This page contains the contact data of Canadian institutions who can assist with genealogic inquiries or the location of missing persons in Canada.

Red Cross Canada
National Office
170 Metcalfe Street, Suite 300
Ottawa, Ontario
K2P 2P2

Tel: (613) 740-1900
Fax: (613) 740-1911

National Archives Canada
Library and Archives Canada
395 Wellington Street
Ottawa, ON K1A 0N4

Tel: 613-996-5115

Passagierlisten can be found here:

Website of Library and Archives Canada

Before WWI: 

Candian Genealogy Center
Tel.: (613) 996-7458
Fax: (613) 995-6274

After WWI:

Personnel Records Unit
Tel.: (613) 955-5666
Fax: (613) 947-8456

Canadian Council of Archives
130 Albert Street, Suite 501
Ottawa, Ontario
K1P 5G4

Tel.:  (613) 565-1222
Toll free number:  1-866-254-1403
Fax:  (613) 565-5445
E-mail: archivescanada%27%ca,cca

Radio Canada International
1400, Boulevard René-Lévesque Est
Montréal (Québec)
H2L 2M2

Tel: 514 597-7500

German War Graves Commission (Volksbund Deutsche Kriegsgräberfürsorge e. V.)

The German War Graves Commission (Volksbund Deutsche Kriegsgräberfürsorge in German) is responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of German war graves. It is a humanitarian organization which is charged by the Federal Republic of taking care of registering the German war dead abroad and to ensuring that it is updated and monitored. The German Public Alliance advises relatives of war grave care, supervises public and private sites, supports international cooperation and assists within the sector of war grave care and fostering the engagement of young people in the last resting-place of the war-dead.