Ancestry Library Edition – provides genealogical and historical research capabilities. With more than 5 billion names in over 4,600 databases, includes census, military, court, land, and probate records; vital and church records; directories; and passenger lists. Ancestry is providing temporary access from home until December 31st, 2021. Follow this link to access and the login instructions.
Points to the Past Search primary resource materials, such as maps, photos, newspapers, manuscripts, periodicals, portraits, correspondence, sermons, poems, and more. Contains materials from sources such as The Financial Times, Associated Press, Illustrated London News, the Smithsonian Institution, Indigenous Peoples: North America, slavery and anti-slavery documents, state papers, 18th- and 19th-century collections, and more. Genealogists, historians, and scholarly researchers will love this.
 CS-UBC-Logo BC Historical Newspapers – An open database hosted by UBC. Search BC Community newspapers from 1865 to 1994, including local papers The Sunshine Coast News, The Coast News, and The Peninsula Times.
Powell River Genealogy Group – Local resources (print and online) for genealogical research.
BC Genealogical Society – The main genealogy society for the Vancouver area. They have regular meetings in Burnaby … Website has links to their catalogue and other sites for genealogy.
Canadian Genealogy Centre – A gateway to Canada’s genealogical resources provided by Library and Archives Canada. It offers genealogical content, advice, services and research tools.
British Columbia City Directories – Directories are from 1860 to 1955 and include detailed historical information about British Columbia communities.