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Little Lindsay Theatre

Troupe tells touching tale of family secrets Lindsay Little Theatre takes a piece of history from a dark corner of Canada’s past and dramatizes its impact through the generations of one family in Homechild. Troupe tells touching tale of family secrets Catherine Whitnall Pam Brohm, Marion Bays, John Cook and Arianna Koty (foreground) star in Lindsay Little Theatre's upcoming produ...
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Bradford Times March 2017

Long-overdue apology to British Home Children Ottawa - It was a moment long-awaited by British Home Children and their descendants. On February 16, the Canadian House of Commons passed a motion, formally apologizing to the children uprooted through the long-standing migration program. From 1869 to the end of the 1940s, 55 agencies in Great Britain sent more than 100,000 children to Canada...
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52 Weeks Ancestor Challenge – Week 26 – BHC John McVittie by granddaughter Mary Lynn McVittie

This was shared at a recent Women's Institute meeting in Norval.  It was part of a school project in 1984. It is written by the 12 year old granddaughter of British Home Child, John McVittie. "This is a story about the little immigrants, the orphans, who came to Canada between 1870 and the Great Depression of the 1930s, and in particular, about one of these home children, my grandfather, John M...
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