Hi Kari, Do you have any given names or time frames?
Where are you from? You might want to research in your Province first - if you are researching your personal family history.
Start with current information and work back
You might watn to post to Surname Message Boards or Mail Lists for the BOIVIN surname.
GenForum - Boivin http://genforum.genealogy.com/boivin/
There are many BOIVIN's in Canada
Quebec 5028 -Ontario 256, Alberta 52, British Columbia 66
N.T 1,New Brunswick 3, Manitoba 34, Nova Scotia 1, Saskatchewan 8 - Nova Scotia13, Yukon 2.
Cheers & Good Luck,Stella