John D Reid is an Ottawa-based family historian best known for his blog, Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections <anglo-celtic-connections.blogspot.ca>. Past President and Hall of Fame inductee of the British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa he is author of Researching Canada`s Home Children and of many articles in newsstand and society magazines. An advocate for newspaper digitization, genetic genealogy and a probabilistic approach to genealogical proof he speaks internationally on topics in family history. He is a member of BIFHSGO, The Guild of One Name Studies, OGS, and the Society of Genealogists currently serving on advisory boards for the Library and Archives Canada Documentary Heritage Communities Program and Ancestry.ca.
John Reid – Ottawa, Ontario