Battle of Hill 70 – The victory Canadians forgot

Battle of Hill 70:  The carnage, courage and victory that Canadians forgot Canadians know the story of Vimy Ridge and the horrors of Passchendaele. Now, with the unveiling of a stirring memorial in northern France, and a raft of initiatives set to unfold across Canada, the Battle of Hill 70

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Lots can be done to give the environment a hand: Mark Cullen

Do your bit to make our neighbourhoods greener and cleaner Read the full article from The Star on July 29, 2017 here

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‘Painful to watch’: WW I soldier sculpted from Passchendaele mud slowly dissolves in London

Damian van der Velden wanted her war memorial to reflect the horrors and sacrifices faced by soldiers on the mud-soaked battlefield of Passchendaele. “I was trying to get the emotional or exhausting feeling that the soldier has to have at that moment,” the Dutch artist told As It Happens guest host Helen Mann.

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Trees for Heroes and Vineland Research & Innovation Centre

In collaboration with Vineland Research and Innovation Centre (Vineland), the Highway of Heroes Living Tribute project has completed its first season of tree plantings. The team will use soil remediation procedures and a tree species selection tool developed by Vineland over the last three years. Click here to read more

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Canada and the Netherlands – A Remembrance Series

Click here to see a Remembrance Series on the Canada and the Netherlands   Thank you to Veterans Affairs Canada for producing and making this resource available.

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