World War II

File - In this Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018 file photo, survivors of the Nazi death camp Auschwitz arrive for a commemoration ceremony on International Holocaust Remembrance Day at the International Monument to the Victims of Fascism inside Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, Poland. The commemorations for the victims of the Holocaust at the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, marking the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau on Jan. 27, 1945, will be mostly online this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski, file)

Auschwitz survivors mark anniversary of liberation online amid pandemic

Nazi German forces killed 1.1 million people at the Auschwitz death camp in occupied Poland


Campbell River veteran honoured while in hospital

Carl Kolonsky was just 20 years old when he arrived in Belgium…

  • Jun 9, 2020


Dutch liberation commemorated at Duncan cenotaph

Canadian troops played integral role


Dutch Heritage Day recognizes close bond between Canada and the Netherlands

On Jan. 28, 2019, Chatham MP Dave van Kesteren gave a speech…

  • May 5, 2020

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Netherlands on May 5, 1945

By Pieter Koeleman This year we commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the…

  • May 5, 2020

VIDEO: B.C. senior recalls ‘crazy’ wartime decision to grab bear cub from den

Henry Martens – now 96 – says he was lucky to be alive after youthful decision to enter a bear’s den