Special Interest Groups

  • Irish Research Group
    meets every fourth Tuesday of the month (except Jun, Jul, Aug & Dec) at 7.30 pm at  McNabb Community Centre, Craft Room, 180 Percy Street, Ottawa, ON K1R 6E5. Discussions include how and where to search your Irish roots and compiling information about Irish surnames in the Ottawa and outlying areas. Check our Events calendar for more details.

  • Ottawa TMG User’s Group
    The Ottawa TMG Users Group has been started in Ottawa. This self-help group focuses on The Master Genealogist (TMG), a genealogy database program sold by Wholly Genes, Inc. The group is open to everyone interested in The Master Genealogist and most meetings are webcast. For complete information, see this web site.

  • Scottish Genealogy Group:   Are you interested in your Scottish roots? In discovering who your Scottish ancestors were and how they lived? The Scottish Genealogy Group is open to all who share these interests.  For more information, please see  https://bifhsgo.ca/cpage.php?pt=21 .

  • BIFHSGO DNA Interest Group
    DNA testing and analysis has become an important and evolving factor in genealogical research. The British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa (BIFHSGO) has a DNA Interest Group that meets at the City of Ottawa Archives. Membership in the group is not limited to BIFHSGO members, and members of the OGS are more than welcome to attend. For more details and schedule of meetings please see the BIFHSGO Special Interest Groups page. The meetings are also listed on the Branch calendar on our home page.