The Home Children Day of Remembrance and Plaque Presentation

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From 1869 to the 1940s, child aid organizations brought more than 100,000 impoverished British and Irish children to Canada to work on farms or as domestic helpers. On arrival in Toronto, they were brought to receiving homes before being placed with households where many of the children were denied the comforts of family life.

Two of these receiving homes are being commemorated.

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