Day archives: November 12th, 2019

Armenian Children Rescued from the 1915 Genocide – Canada

Armenian Children Rescued

The salvation of orphaned boys during the years of the Armenian Genocide in the Ottoman Empire is considered the first humanitarian experiment in the history of Canada. At the beginning of the 20th century, the Canadian government decided to provide shelter and protection to 109 Armenian boys who had miraculously survived the massacres. Canada adopted …