|Dave Obee||Dave Obee is a journalist and genealogical researcher who has written a dozen books and given almost 600 presentations at conferences and seminars in Canada, the United States and Australia since 1997. He is Editor-in-Chief of the Times Colonist in Victoria. He has worked as a journalist in British Columbia and Alberta since 1972, and has been researching family history since 1977. Dave is a columnist for two magazines, Internet Genealogy and Your Genealogy Today. He is a member of the board of Canada's History Society, which publishes for Canada’s History. In 2012 he was awarded an honorary doctorate of laws by the University of Victoria for his work as a historian, genealogist and journalist.