Forwarded from the Saskatchewan List. Carol Lylyk ... http://www.afhs.ab.caMessage 1 of 1 , Oct 7, 2003View SourceForwarded from the Saskatchewan List. Carol Lylyk
> According to source at Cemeteries Branch of Ontario Government(section ofhttp://www.afhs.ab.ca
> Government that regulates operations of cemeteries) their phone has been
> ringing off the hook. As I understand it, this is an individual choice of
> the Cemetery Corporation and it must be posted and readily visible. It is a
> way of tracking the amount of information going out and for what reasons.
> The Mount Pleasant Cemetery is a large historical cemetery and they have a
> significant number of dignitaries, security is high and strict.
> So, as it is not wrong or unlawful to take photographs, it would be wise to
> look around before doing so to see if there is a Notice posted. If you are
> concerned, ask at the Office. I think most of us will agree, cemeteries go
> out of their way to assist those of us searching our ancestors and for the
> most part they welcome us and consider genealogy as a way of preserving
> history. Hopefully this incident will not get blown out of proportion, but
> caution is always the right way to go especially with some of the new
> changes being made to the Privacy Act. Happy Searching.......Ellen