New monument in Halifax to be dedicated to British Home Children

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In the 19th century, Britain started sending children to Canada, where they were put to work. Many of the British Home Children came from destitute families and faced a hard life here. Gail Bennett is chair of the British Home Children and Descendants Association. Her grandmother was a British Home Child.

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