September 2018 Meeting

Crossing the Golden Bridge: Voices of the Barnardo Children
Friday, September 28, 2018 This event is now full.

In celebration of Canada’s first British Home Child Day, join Allan Thompson, a journalism professor from Carleton University, as he recounts the history of the British home child movement through stories gathered
in personal interviews he conducted some years ago with “Barnardo Children” from Bruce County and other parts of Ontario. Allan, who was born and raised in Bruce County, is the descendant of a Barnardo child and over the years has researched and written about the child migration scheme that brought more than 100,000 children to Canada as indentured labourers.

7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Free admission. Reserved seating. R.S.V.P. 519-797-2080 ext 129. This event is now full.
Bruce County Museum and Cultural Centre

2018 Barnardo Children

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