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Former residents of Halifax Protestant Orphans’ Home suing, alleging physical, sexual, and emotional assault

Five former residents of the Halifax Protestant Orphans’ Home are suing the provincial government and the organization that once ran the home, alleging “an atmosphere of tolerance of physical, sexual and emotional assault,” and “dehumanizing, degrading” treatment of children in care in the 1950s and 60s. The home was established in the mid-1800s to house […]