I live in Winnipeg, Manitoba. I'd be happy to help out anyone doing Manitoba research in any way I can. That includes taking photographs of tombstones, and doing record lookups. I also have a list of books I can do lookups in!
From kindergarden to grade 5, Lianne attended Westview School. At a young age, they started swimming and piano lessons. They no longer takes classes for either of them, but continue to practice them on their own to this day.
The summer before grade 5 (1998), Lianne spent their first week at Camp Arnes, a bible camp north of Gimli. There, they became a Christian, and they went to camp every year for 8 years. Though they still think back fondly on their days at Camp Arnes, they converted to Paganism shortly after graduating from high school; this has led to some interesting conversations with past camp counsellors.
From grade 6 to 8, they attended John W. Gunn Middle School. In grade 7, they started tae kwon do classes at the Tae Ryong Park Academy, which they would continue for 3 years.
Lianne took grades 9 to 12 at Transcona Collegiate Institute, where they graduated with honours in 2006. In grade 11, they quit tae kwon do (having reached the level of red belt) in order to take dance classes at Winnipeg Dance Force. They took jazz and hip hop classes there for 4 years.
From 2006 to 2010, Lianne studied at the University of Manitoba, where they earned their Bachelor of Computer Science with a minor in philosophy. In their third year of university, they quit their dance classes, and took up belly dancing at the university. They stayed in that class until finishing university, when they switched to taking ballroom dancing with Jonathon.
A few months after finishing university, on 1 April 2011, Lianne and Jonathon moved in together, in an apartment in St. Boniface, the French neighbourhood of the city. On 25 May 2012, they became officially engaged. They got married on 14 September 2013 at Oxford Heights Community Club in Transcona.
Around that time, Lianne returned to school, this time studying Library and Information Technology at Red River College. They graduated at the end of 2016.
Now, Lianne is working their dream job, as the library technician at a K-8 school. They help kids develop a love of reading. It's basically the best job in the world.
They have been working on their family tree on and off since 2005, when they were assigned a family tree project in grade 11 history class. They occasionally blog about their research at Stories of a Canadian Family.
It may seem morbid, but in the event of my untimely demise I want to be sure that none of my hard work on WikiTree ends up having to be deleted. While I fully intend to be around to manage all my profiles for the next 80 years or so, in the event of my sudden death I hereby give permission for all of my private profiles to be transferred to any of the following slightly-active WikiTreers in my family, whether or not they are currently on the trusted lists:
I am also the sole profile manager of some profiles in the royal family (mainly Queen Victoria and her descendants). The living ones are private only because WikiTree requires it; they contain only information easily available on the web. They should be managed by the European Aristocrats Project.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships by comparing test results with Lianne or other carriers of her ancestors' mitochondrial DNA.
Mitochondrial DNA test-takers in the direct maternal line:
Family Tree DNA mtDNA Test Full Sequence, haplogroup H1c1, FTDNA kit #283742