This video (link below) was made by the author in 2014 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the home’s creation. Note that 1914 was likely the year that  Rev. George Wood accepted the task of creating an orphan home at Innisfail, Alberta.The home opened its doors on January 01, 1916.



Click on this Link for the Homers website created by Dick Nickel to inform and connect former boys and girls who spent a part or much of their childhoods in the home.

Link to website of the Wood’s Homes, the successor organization to the W.C.H.



Francis Dwyer

Author of Passing Innocence and creator of this journal and memoir.

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