Our Services

Sandra Blanchette, Genealogical Services offers several services which are a great asset to your research needs. The services are available in both English and French.

For a full description of these products, please chose the appropriate tab under Our Products or click the “to learn more” buttons.

Services:

  • Workshops
  • Genealogical Research Services
  • Transcriptions, Abstractions and translations
  • Research Analysis
  • Coaching
  • Lectures
  • For Corporations, Schools, Fundraising and Private Groups

Process for orders and purchases

The workshops offered by Sandra Blanchette, Genealogical Services are available for individuals in two different locations:

Bonaventure, Quebec

Acadian Museum

95, Ave. Port-Royal

Bonaventure, Qc, G0C 1E0

Tel: 418-534-4000

Website: http://www.museeacadien.com/

Gaspe Quebec.

Workshops in each location are available for three different levels: beginner, intermediate and advanced. Workshops are available either in English or in French. Workshops require a minimum of 12 participants and a maximum of 20 participants. Therefore, it is your responsibility to register for the appropriate workshop by language, theme, date, level and location.

Workshops registrations are made online in the Shop section. Payment in full is required to complete the registration.

Cancelations and Refunds

Workshops registrations may be cancelled up to 30 days prior to the date of the event for 100% refund. Between 30 and 15 days, a refund of 50% will be granted. No refund will be granted prior to 15 days and the date of the event. If you do not attend the workshop at the time of the event, no refund is granted.

Returns and Replacements

No returns or replacements on workshops.

Disclaimer

Sandra Blanchette, Genealogical Services can make no guarantee regarding how quickly you may learn, understand and advance in your research. You understand and agree that Sandra Blanchette, Genealogical Services cannot predict in advance the time needed to assimilate the curriculum subjects and apply them, advancing in your personal process is on you, not on Sandra Blanchette, Genealogical Services.

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The Genealogical Research Services offered by Sandra Blanchette, Genealogical Services are available to clients all over the world. Genealogical Research Services are offered in two distinct options: ready packages and custom made to fit the needs of each client concerning the goals and the number of hours contracted. The rate is set on an hourly rate at $50. Minimum 4 hours of research per contract. A retainer for the amount equivalent to $400 or 50% of the hours contracted will be required in advance. Once the research is completed, payment in full is required, including reimbursable additional expenses (see reimbursable additional expenses outlined below) before research report is delivered.

For Genealogical Research Services Packages offered by Sandra Blanchette, Genealogical Services, you must contact Sandra Blanchette, Genealogical Services  with your request, by completing the request form on our Contact-Us page. You must include your name, address, telephone number, confirm your email address, your preferred language of correspondence, as well as a summary of the information you know about the individuals for your research and all legible supporting documents accompanied by the source citations. We will discuss the package you are considering and decide if this suits your needs and your goals, including the expected time of delivery.

For Custom Genealogical Research Services offered by Sandra Blanchette, Genealogical Services, you must contact Sandra Blanchette, Genealogical Services with your request, by completing the request form on our Contact-Us page. You must include your name, address, telephone number, confirm your email address, your preferred language of correspondence, as well as a summary of the information you know about the individuals for your research and all legible supporting documents accompanied by the source citations. Following an analyse of your request and the information provided, a goal or goals will be established and a number of hours of research will be determined, including the expected time of delivery.

For all Genealogical Research Services, research will begin once Sandra Blanchette, Genealogical Services as received the following items:

  • Two copies of the Genealogical Research Services contract signed and initialised;
  • All legible supporting documents accompanied by the source citations and a summary of the information;
  • The retainer.

Cancelations and Refunds

Genealogical Research Services can be cancelled prior to acceptance and the agreement of the contract. Once the agreement is signed, the terms and conditions of the contract do apply.

Returns and Replacements

No returns or replacements on Genealogical Research Services.

Disclaimer

Sandra Blanchette, Genealogical Services can make no guarantee regarding information, if any, may be found or what conclusion may be drawn from it. You understand and agree that Sandra Blanchette, Genealogical Services cannot predict if record has been created or not, or did not survive for a specific individual. Furthermore, you understand and agree that we cannot predict if said existing record has been relocated or is not part of the logical collection or set of records. You further understand and agree that we cannot predict in advance the time needed to find information or prove facts or relationships, and that the risk of non-discovery, or of discoveries contrary to those desired, is on you, not on Sandra Blanchette, Genealogical Services.

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The Transcription, Abstraction and Translation Services offered by Sandra Blanchette, Genealogical Services are available to clients all over the world, for genealogical and historical documents. These Services are available in both English and French. Translation Services are for English to French and French to English only. Transcription, Abstraction and Translation Services contracts are custom made to fit the needs of each client concerning the number of hours contracted. The rate is set on an hourly rate at $60 (calculated by increments of 15 minutes). Minimum 1 hour per contract. A retainer for the amount equivalent to 1 hour minimum or 50% of the hours contracted will be required in advance. Once the Transcription, Abstraction or Translation is completed, payment in full is required, before the Transcription, Abstraction or Translation is delivered.

You must contact Sandra Blanchette, Genealogical Services with your request, by completing the request form on our Contact-Us page. by completing the request form. You must also include your name, address, telephone number, confirm your email address, your preferred language of correspondence as well as a legible copy of the document accompanied by the source citations, you wish to have transcribed, abstracted or translated.

Following an analyse of your request and the document provided, a number of hours required for the task will be determined, including the expected time of delivery.

Transcription, Abstraction or Translation Services will begin once Sandra Blanchette, Genealogical Services as received the following items:

  • Two copies of the Transcription, Abstraction or Translation Services contract signed and initialised;
  • All legible supporting documents accompanied by the source citations;
  • The retainer.

Cancelations and Refunds

Transcription, Abstraction and Translation Services can be cancelled prior to acceptance and the agreement of the contract. Once the agreement is signed, the terms and conditions of the contract do apply.

Returns and Replacements

No returns or replacements on Transcription, Abstraction and Translation Services.

Disclaimer

Sandra Blanchette, Genealogical Services can make no guarantee regarding how much, if any, of the information provided can be transcribed, abstracted or translated and lays solely in the quality of the document you shall provide. A document which is too faded, water damaged beyond legibility, torn, stained or otherwise where its condition is negatively touched, can be deemed impossible to use. You understand and agree that Sandra Blanchette, Genealogical Services cannot predict in advance the time needed to translate, transcript or abstract, the time needed to perform the service with the documents you provide is on you, not on Sandra Blanchette, Genealogical Services.

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Research Analysis Services offered by Sandra Blanchette, Genealogical Services are available to clients all over the world. Research Analysis Services contracts are custom made to fit the needs of each client concerning the number of hours contracted. The rate is set on an hourly rate at $75. Minimum 2 hours per contract. A retainer for the amount equivalent to $150 minimum or 50% of the hours contracted will be required in advance. Once the Research Analysis is completed, payment in full is required, before Research Analysis report is delivered.

You must contact Sandra Blanchette, Genealogical Services with your request, by completing the request form on our Contact-Us page. by completing the request form. You must also include your name, address, telephone number, confirm your email address, your preferred language of correspondence, as well as a summary of the research you perform thus far and legible copies of the documents accompanied by the source citations.

Following an analyse of your request a number of hours required for the task will be determined, including the expected time of delivery.

Research Analysis Services will begin once Sandra Blanchette, Genealogical Services as received the following items:

  • Two copies of the Research Analysis Services contract signed and initialised;
  • A summary of your research and all legible supporting documents accompanied by the source citations;
  • The retainer.

Cancelations and Refunds

Research Analysis Services can be cancelled prior to acceptance and the agreement of the contract. Once the agreement is signed, the terms and conditions of the contract do apply.

Returns and Replacements

No returns or replacements on Research Analysis Services.

Disclaimer

Sandra Blanchette, Genealogical Services can make no guarantee regarding the analysis provided. The Research Analysis report lays solely in the amount of information and the quality of the document you shall provide and the source citations. If any information is withheld regarding previous research or a document which is too faded, water damaged beyond legibility, torn, stained or otherwise where its condition is negatively touched, can be deemed impossible to use. Source citations are indispensable to ensure previous research is not repeated. Negative research should also be included in the information provided to ensure previous research is not repeated. You understand and agree that Sandra Blanchette, Genealogical Services cannot predict in advance the time needed to Analyse your research, the time needed to perform the service with the information and documents you provide is on you, not on Sandra Blanchette, Genealogical Services.

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Coaching Services offered by Sandra Blanchette, Genealogical Services are available to clients all over the world. Coaching Services contracts are custom made to fit the needs of each client concerning the number of hours contracted. The rate is set on an hourly rate at $75 (calculated by increments of 10 minutes). Minimum 10 hours per contract. A retainer for the amount equivalent to 50% of the hours contracted will be required in advance and the other remaining 50% will be required once half of the number of hours has been reached in order to benefit of the remaining hours. Coaching Services contracts are set on a 12 months basis, and the hours established shall be used within this time frame.

For Coaching Services offered by Sandra Blanchette, Genealogical Services, you must contact Sandra Blanchette, Genealogical Services with your request, by completing the request form on our Contact-Us page. by completing the request form. You must also include your name, address, telephone number, confirm your email address, your preferred language of correspondence, as well as a detailed description of your Coaching needs.

Following an analyse of your request and a discussion, a number of hours required for the task will be determined as well as a schedule.

Coaching Services will begin once Sandra Blanchette, Genealogical Services as received the following items:

  • Two copies of the Research Analysis Services contract signed and initialised;
  • A summary of your research accompanied by the source citations;
  • The retainer.

Cancelations and Refunds

Coaching Services can be cancelled prior to acceptance and the agreement of the contract. Once the agreement is signed, the terms and conditions of the contract do apply. The total amount of hours contracted for coaching must be used in a 12-month period. Hours unused during the 12-month period will not be turned over to the following year.

Returns and Replacements

No returns or replacements on Coaching Services.

Disclaimer

Sandra Blanchette, Genealogical Services can make no guarantee regarding breaking down brick-walls or overcoming road-blocks. The Coaching Services lays solely in the amount of information and the quality of the document you shall provide and the source citations, as well as your personal interest and effort. Despite the personal interest and effort, there shall still remain the eventual possibility that the records seeked are unavailable due to prior destruction or that the said record was not created for that specific individual. If any information is withheld regarding previous research or a document which is too faded, water damaged beyond legibility, torn, stained or otherwise where its condition is negatively touched, can be deemed impossible to use. Source citations are indispensable to ensure previous research is not repeated. Negative research should also be included in the information provided to ensure previous research is not repeated. You understand and agree that Sandra Blanchette, Genealogical Services cannot predict in advance the time needed to break down a brick-wall or overcome a road-block, the time needed to perform, accompany you in your quest and reaching your goals, with the information and documents you provide is on you, not on Sandra Blanchette, Genealogical Services.

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Lectures offered by Sandra Blanchette, Genealogical Services are available to clients all over the world. Lecture contracts are custom made to fit the needs of each client and the duration. Lecture fee of $125 for one-hour pre-prepared lecture and of $175 for one-hour new lecture. Fees vary with duration of Lecture. A retainer for the equivalent of 50% of the amount of the Lecturing fee + the total amount of additional expenses will be required in advance and the other remaining 50% of the Lecture fee will be required within 30 days, following the Lecture.

You must contact Sandra Blanchette, Genealogical Services with your request, by completing the request form on our Contact-Us page. by completing the request form. You must also include your name, address, telephone number, and confirm your email address, as well as a detailed description of your Business, the event, the theme, the date of the event, location of the event, in which language and the length of the Lecture expected. Amenities and additional expenses such as travel and equipment are also to be mentioned.

Following an analyse of your request and a discussion, the base fee and the additional expenses will be determined.

Lectures will be reserved once Sandra Blanchette, Genealogical Services as received the following items:

  • Two copies of the Lecture Services contract signed and initialised;
  • The retainer + total of additional expenses.

Cancelations and Refunds

Lectures can be cancelled prior to acceptance and the agreement of the contract. Once the agreement is signed, the terms and conditions of the contract do apply.

Returns and Replacements

No returns or replacements on Lecture Services.

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Policies for services provided to Corporations, schools, fundraisers and private groups are the same as established for individuals and described above, except for the workshops. The workshops contracted for a group and not an individual can be cancelled prior to acceptance and the agreement of the contract. Once the agreement is signed, the terms and conditions of the contract do apply.

You must contact Sandra Blanchette, Genealogical Services with your request, by completing the request form on our Contact-Us page. by completing the request form. You must also include your name, address, telephone number, and confirm your email address, as well as a detailed description of your Business, the event, the theme, the date of the event, location of the event, in which language, the length and duration of the service expected. Amenities and additional expenses such as travel and equipment are also to be mentioned.

Following an analyse of your request and a discussion, the base fee and the additional expenses will be determined.

Services will be reserved once Sandra Blanchette, Genealogical Services as received the following items:

  • Two copies of the Research Analysis Services contract signed and initialised;
  • The retainer + total of additional expenses.

Cancelations and Refunds

Services can be cancelled prior to acceptance and the agreement of the contract. Once the agreement is signed, the terms and conditions of the contract do apply.

Returns and Replacements

No returns or replacements on Services.

REIMBURSABLE ADDITIONAL EXPENSES:

Postage, photocopies, parking, long-distance telephone calls, faxes, computer charges, microfilm rental, and any other incidental expenses or out of pocket expenses; (shall be charged accordingly and described in an itemized bill)

Travel expenses: with Genealogist’s vehicle at the rate authorized by Quebec Revenue: $0.54 per km 

Database subscription fees for clients

All other expenses for long distance travel and/or overnight includes transportation, lodging and meals shall be discussed accordingly.

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REIMBURSABLE ADDITIONAL EXPENSES

Postage, photocopies, parking, long-distance telephone calls, faxes, computer charges, microfilm rental, and any other incidental expenses or out of pocket expenses; (shall be charged accordingly and described in an itemized bill)

Travel expenses: with Genealogist’s vehicle at the rate authorized by Quebec Revenue: $0.54 per km 

Database subscription fees for clients

*All other expenses for long distance travel and/or overnight includes transportation, lodging and meals shall be discussed accordingly.