We hope that you enjoy reading about the 2017 UELAC
Conference and AGM in London, Ontario, and we look forward to seeing as many of you as possible at the 2018 Conference in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, entitled "Loyalist Ties Under Living Skies.
Sincere thanks to eight branches that met the challenge and received a special Certificate of Appreciation signed by the UELAC
Dominion President, Barb Andrew UE: Assiniboine, Calgary, Governor Simcoe, Kawartha, Kingston, Nova Scotia, Saskatchewan, and Vancouver.
23 June saw members of the Assiniboine Branch heading to London to attend the UELAC
Conference and AGM.
certificates were presented to David Bogdan Husar UE, Karen Mary MacLean UE, Margaret Vandra Husar UE, Mary Vandra MacLean UE, and Genevieve Lynn MacLean UE, for their Loyalist ancestor, John McMartin UE, as well as Lois O'Neill-Jackson UE, for her Loyalist ancestor, Alexander Nicholson UE.
First, the 1989 UELAC
Conference was held at Lennoxville, a joint project by Heritage Branch and Sir John Johnson Centennial Branch.
On 12 May, our executive had a very enjoyable welcoming dinner for the UELAC
Dominion President, Barbara Andrew UE, at the Oak Bay Marina Restaurant.
He first joined the UELAC
Fredericton Branch, as his Loyalist ancestor, Joshua Currey UE, had settled at Fredericton Junction and through whom Daryl received his Loyalist Certificate; and Governor Simcoe Branch in Toronto, to which he had moved as a teenager.
On behalf of myself and our executive, I am proud to nominate Myrtle Johnston UE, member of the Colonel Edward Jessup Branch of the UELAC
, forthe DorchesterAward and sincerely feel she would be a very deserving recipient.
For more information about this scholarship and an application form please see the UELAC
Registrations may be made through the toll free number: 1-844-254-5055 (mention the UELAC
Editor's Note: In my role as UELAC
Dominion President, on the weekend of 17 November 2012, my wife, Grietje, and I visited Victoria Branch and were met at the airport by AI Huffman.
At the time of writing this message, the Genealogy Review Committee is putting finishing touches on an updated Certificate Application Form and other committees are equally busy with updating policies for UELAC
records management, the Dominion Operations Manual, Office Operations/Procedural Manual as well as an update on the control of UELAC