Welcome to the Children's Bridge Group 161 web site, the site of twelve couples in the process of creating their families though adoption from China.

November 23rd 2003

Forever families now home for one month. Happy Anniversary.

October 23rd 2003

Forever families arrive home in Canada. Click here to see the trip photo gallery. Send in your photos for the 161 website.

Guangdong group at Tiananmen Square. Click here for a larger version.

September 24 2003

The much anticipated itinerary has arrived. Our trip in China will be from Oct 11 to Oct 23rd.

September 4 2003

Gary and Michelle and the twins are back in Canada. Welcome back! Watch for some of their travel pics soon to be posted to the 'Our Trip' section.

August 24 2003

Gotcha Day for Gary and Michelle! Click here to see the new family of four! Watch for some of their photos in the Trip section coming soon.

August 12 2003

All the families have been matched and the packages are being delivered! Now the paper work begins, due Aug 22nd. Travel date is penciled in for October 10th.

August 6 2003

The referrals are coming in! Check the our children section for the latest precious pictures!

July 2003

Michelle and Gary were offered expedited (Chinese heritage) referrals.

January 2003

Neil and Nancy joined Group 161 in January as they transferred their file when they moved from Halifax back to Ottawa.
Brian and May Lynn were the second with an expedited (child in waiting) referral.

November 2002

Don and Kristen were the first with an expedited (child in waiting) referral.

August 2002

Our dossiers were sent to China on August 20th, 2002. The dossiers were logged with the CCAA on August 27th, 2002.