Tubbergen school teaches youngsters that freedom must never be taken for granted
There will not be many schools in this region that pay s much attention to the Second World War as Canisius Tubbergen. For which other school can boast a self-organized ..Read more..
The open guided tours will start again after the renovation and extension of our info center
After a period of building and rebuilding during which the Information Center Canadian Cemetery was closed, the opening date is in sight. The information center has seen a consi..Read more..
Candles light the names on the 1394 graves of the Canadian Cemetery in Holten
"Christmas cannot have a proper start if we have not been here first”. These words by the mayor of Rijssen-Holten, Arco Hofland, made clear how big a part of Holte..Read more..
Documentary on RTV Oost
Last September RTV Oost reporter Sander Jongsma, journalist Jan Braakman and Margriet Dekkers of Twente University, travelled to Canada to interview family members of the soldie..Read more..
Extension of Info Center Canadian Cemetery on track
Albert van der Maat ( front) and Gerrit Vlogtman hope for the renovated information center at the Candian cemetery to be opened in March.If ..Read more..
True stories in the experience room of the renewed informationcentre
In the new experience room of the Information Center stories are told of soldiers buried in the Canadian Cemetery in Holten. Also the story of Bill, the uncle of Virginia Tingley f..Read more..
Documentary of RTV Oost to be broadcast on Christmas Day at 5 p.m.
Late September and early October Magriet Dekkers (Twente University), Jan Braakman (journalist, and volunteer for the Information Center Canadian Cemetery), and Sander Jongsma (..Read more..
The man who never said goodbye
Bill O’Donnell must have been a very engaging man. His friend Wolf Solkin (96) always has Bill’s portrait with him. On memorial days he places the photo ..Read more..
The one medal that Cecil cherishes most
This week journalists Sander Jongsma 9 RTV East) and Jan Braakman( weekly Boerderij)(Farm) traveled through Canada to document stories of relatives of Canadian soldi..Read more..
Interviewproject kicks off with emotional stories
Mid-April Sander Jongsma, Margriet Dekkers and Jan Braakman started the interview project for the Information Center Canadian Cemetery.Rita..Read more..
Canada helps find backgrounds of war heroes
Jan Braakman will travel to Canada to document the personal stories of ten fallen soldiers. Each fallen war hero is brought to life again by the force of his or her ..Read more..
First shovel of soil for extension infocenter Holten
On Monday a big shovel of sand marked the official first step for the extension of the Information Center Canadian Cemetery Holten.Trees..Read more..
'Give Every Stone a Story': over 500 to go for the Holten Canadian cemetery
“Give every stone a story”. This was our ambition when the information Center Canadian Cemetery was opened eight years ago. The volunteers of the research team, toge..Read more..
Canadian teachers on a study tour to Holten
On Tuesday, 16 June 2019, the Information Centre Canadian Cemetery (ICCC) in Holten hosted a party of Canadian history teachers who were on a study tour in Europe with the Cregg..Read more..
Inhabitant from Hattem receives high Canadian decoration
Edwin van der Wolf from Hattem was presented with a high Canadian decoration by Sabine Nölke, ambassador for Canada in the Netherlands. Mr. van der Wolf received “The..Read more..
The Canadian Cemetery is always neat and tidy. But in this period with the blooming roses, it looks extra beautiful. Thanks to cemetery manager André Deijk. He also took the..Read more..
ICB Project: Interview series with surviving relatives
Relatives of Canadian soldiers buried in Holten are the main characters in an interview project set up by the Canadian Cemetery Information Center in Holten (ICB) in collaborati..Read more..