The Dutch Liberation 2020 Canadian Society was incorporated under the Societies Act of British Columbia, Canada on August 31, 2018.
The Canadian Liberation of the Netherlands, March 23-May 5, 1945 by Mark Zuehlke
The eighth Canadian Battle Series volume shares the story of the tense final days of WWII, remembered in the Netherlands as “the sweetest of springs,” which saw the country’s liberation from German occupation.
Teacher's Resources for Remembrance Day 2019 and May 2020
Preparing for a Social Studies lesson on the Second World War in Europe or more specifically the Netherlands? Veterans Affairs Canada has a plethora of fantastic information to help teachers with lesson plans and schools with specific videos and resources to prepare for their Remembrance Day Service.
The following links will give access to Veterans Affairs Canada website and provide detailed lesson plans for elementary and secondary schools. The information is focused on WWII in the Netherlands with teaching content, handouts for students, and videos.
For teachers planting tulips, BC Agriculture in the Classroom has prepared a teaching resource "Celebrating Liberation with a Promise". To access the educational resources click on this link:
News And Updates
A teacher/student project seeking to link 75 Canadian Schools with 75 Schools in the Netherlands. British Columbia students from grade 7 to grade 12 may participate. The focus of the global initiative is for teachers and students from the Netherlands and across Canada to work together to research a unit of study that may impact learning about “Liberation 1945”.
When one Abbotsford elementary school teacher received a batch of tulip bulbs from Agricultural Canada with instructions to plant them for the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Netherlands, the flowers bloomed into a massive learning experience for her Grade 3/4 class, their parents, the community and even herself.
Vancouver will be turning red next spring to mark the Canadian liberation of the Netherlands in 1945. About 110,000 red tulip bulbs are being planted around the city to mark the 75th anniversary of the country’s liberation from Nazi occupation by Canadian soldiers during the Second World War.
Original Source: Burnaby Now A Burnaby-based operator of seniors’ homes is taking part in a national project to commemorate the liberation of the Netherlands by
The Dutch Liberation Canadian Society is looking for community support as it gets set to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Netherlands and the rest of Europe.
As events marking the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Normandy wind down, members of the Canadian Dutch community are planning to celebrate the 1945 liberation of the Netherlands.
Source: blackburnnews.com It’s time to stock up on orange clothing and wooden shoes because from now on, May 5 will be known as Dutch Heritage
by Joost Blom The Dutch Liberation 2020 Canadian Society is a group of volunteers that has got together to assist and promote the commemoration in
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 2010 – The six British Columbia regiments, which helped liberate the Netherlands in 1944 and 1945 from its brutal Nazi oppressor,
50th Anniversary of the Liberation of the Netherlands by Dutch-Canadians in Vancouver, British Columbia
In May 1995, to commemorate the 50th Anniversary, William Zylmans, Hans Steen, Gerry Bouwman, and Hank van Ness were the directors of the Holland Revisited Society