100,000 British Home Children were sent to Canada by over fifty childcare organizations from 1870-1940. These alleged orphan children were often mistreated and suffered abuse and neglect as indentured farm labourers.
Few of the British Home Children were able to find their families once abandoned in Canada by the organizations that deported them. Many of their descendants continue to search for their 20 million unknown British relatives. Their mutual searches have been hampered by the unwillingess of the organizations to readily release information.
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