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British Home Children: British Home Child Day in Canada - M-133 - Parliament of Canada

British Home Children were impoverish youngsters between infancy and 18 years of age who were sent to British Colonies by philanthropic groups. British Home Children were sent to Canada between the 1860's and the 1940's. .

M-133 - Source: Hansard for November 22, 2017

  That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize the contributions made by the over 100,000 British Home Children to Canadian society, their service to our armed forces throughout the twentieth century, the hardships and stigmas that many of them endured, and the importance of educating and reflecting upon the story of the British Home Children for future generations by declaring September 28 of every year, British Home Child Day in Canada.

Vote on M-133 - British Home Child Day in Canada

For MP Guy Lauzon's statement in the House of Commons  - Click on Statements by Members, then British Home Children

 

Debates on Motion: M-133 - Parliament of Canada

November 22 2017 - Initial Debate of M-133 Parliament of Canada - designed to designate September 28 as British Home Child Day in Canada - Source Hansord for that date.  Click on Private Members Business - British Home Child Day in Canada.

http://www.ourcommons.ca/DocumentViewer/en/42-1/house/sitting-236/hansard

Forward to Minute 1814 to hear MP Guy Lauzon and others speak on Motion 133 which would see September 28 designated as British Home Child Day in Canada.  The debate on Motion 133 begins at approximately 18:14 and ends at approximately 19:15

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February 1 2018 - Resumption of Debate of M-133 Parliament of Canada - designed to designate September 28 as British Home Child Day in Canada - Source Hansord for that date.  Click on Private Members Business - British Home Child Day in Canada

http://www.ourcommons.ca/DocumentViewer/en/42-1/house/sitting-255/hansard

 

CPAC Video - M-133 - Parliament of Canada

This is the link, provided by Stormont Dundas and South Glengarry MP Guy Lauzon's office, to the House of Commons proceedings on February 7 2018.  The vote on M-133 which would see September 28 designated as British Home Child Day in Canada begins at approximately 18:22:35 and ends at 18:32:10.