Given the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Netherlands several activities were organized. Many veterans, family and other interested were welcomed. The Government of Canada was also attending commemorative events in the Netherlands.
On May 4th a ceremony at the Canadian War Cemetery in Holten was organized by the two committees ‘SVNF’ and ‘Welcome Again Veterans’.
More information can also be found on these websites:
- Welcome Again Veterans (Dutch organisation Holten): www.welcomeagainveteransholten.nl/
- More info about Veterans Affairs Canada/ Anciens Combattants Canada: www.veterans.gc.ca
- and a statement of the Minister of Veterans Affairs: http://news.gc.ca/web/article-en.do?nid=935789