Tag Archives: WWII

Missing plane found

July 25, 2011

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In 2007, the Lost Airmen in Muskoka Project approached the City for financial support to find a lost plane that went down on a training mission in 1940. Ted Bates from Guelph was on that plane. The group continues to keep me apprised of their progress.  They have found the plane.  Here is a recent […]

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Guelph’s connection to the Netherlands

July 3, 2010

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Several weeks ago, I attended a ceremony at the Legion to recogize the 65th anniversary of the liberation of the Netherlands by Canadian forces. Recently, I had the pleasure of viewing a new DVD about the special connection between Guelph and the Netherlands during WWII.

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65th Anniversary of the Liberation of Holland

May 5, 2010

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I have just returned from a flag raising and ceremony to mark the 65th anniversary of the liberation of Holland by Canadians in WWII.  A couple of hundred people were in attendance. This day in 1945 marked the beginning of a very special relationship between our two countries that remains strong today.  Each year, in […]

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