World War II

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