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Since the launch of her debut book at Upper Canada Village on September 28, 2011, native Torontonian Sandra Joyce, has given over 110 presentations on British Home Children.
A graduate of Ryerson’s Journalism program, she became interested in the British Home Children after finding out from a passenger list at Halifax’s Pier 21, that her father was one. He had passed away a few years prior to this revelation and Sandra, surprised that this huge part of Canadian history was unknown to her, decided this was a story that needed to be told.
Her book, “The Street Arab – The Story of a British Home Child” is in its third printing.
She has been an award-winning publicist for CBS Records Canada, managed rock bands, has been a contract negotiator for the German Department of Defense, a free-lance sports writer and a consultant at an independent music company.
Currently, she is working on her second novel, which will be launched at a special event being held at Black Creek Pioneer Villlage on September 28, 2014, and is an English teacher, a storyteller in Toronto and the Executive Director for Canada of the British Home Children Advocacy and Research Association.
She is also Vice-President of Media for the Terry Fox Beaches Run.