Lessons in liberation

Hundreds of graves lined neatly in rows, shining and carefully decorated with flowers. It can be hard to describe the impact of some experiences in words but that is what two local teachers will be doing this coming year and likely for quite some time as they relay the powerful experiences they had while guests...

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On a mission

LYONS BROOK — A retired Dutch military officer has a mission to find out all he can about 49 Canadian soldiers from Pictou County who were killed and buried in Dutch graves toward the end of the Second World War. Bill Hekman, who served in the Netherlands’ Marine Corps from 1964 to 1997 and reached...

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