Episode from the podcastThe Secret Life of Canada

S3: Crash Course on British Home Children

Released Tuesday, 6th October 2020
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Over 100,000 “home children” were sent from the U.K. to Canada to work as labourers, from 1869 through to the 1940s. We find out who they were and what happened once they arrived here. Plus, Alan Dilworth tells us the story of his grandfather, Tom Selby, who arrived in Canada at the age of 8.

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Episode Details

Length
16m 3s
Explicit
No
Season
3
Episode Type
Full

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