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Highlights/Holocaust

History, Politics

Outrage over memorial having far right, racist overtones

Barbara Kulaszka died last month at age 64 in Brighton, Ontario, a town located about halfway between Toronto and Kingston. A librarian turned lawyer, her death passed virtually unnoticed by most and was only publicized on Tuesday of this week.» 

Arts and Entertainment, International, Society

Controversial French humourist, denied entry to Canada

For years French humourist Dieudonné M’Bala M’Bala, of France, has been at the centre of controversy over his routines and the issue of free speech. Scheduled for performances in Montreal, he arrived at the airport, but was sent back to» 

History, Military

History: April 15, 1945- British-Canadian Liberation of Bergen-Belson death camp

Located in north Germany about half way between the port city of Hamburg, and Hanover, in April 1945, the huge Bergen-Belson concentration camp was in the middle of the war zone. Following several days of negotiations between the Allies and» 

History, Immigration & Refuge, International, Politics, Society

Commemorative to Holocaust Jews and Canada’s dark past

On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz Nazi death camp, a tiny bit of good news for Holocaust survivors and descendants in Canada. In 2011, a memorial to a dark moment in history was» 

International, Politics, Society

National Holocaust Memorial for Canada

On Tuesday of this week, National Holocaust Memorial Day, the Canadian government announced the site of the National Holocaust monument. The site in Ottawa will be located near the National War Museum.  Making the announcement at a formal ceremony was»