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70th Anniversary

An official Government of Canada delegation will mark the 70th anniversary of the Liberation of the Netherlands, May 3-9, 2015 with commemorative events in that country, honouring the more than 7,600 Canadians who sacrificed their lives during the campaign.

Travel Assistance

Up to $2,000 in travel assistance is available for eligible Veterans wanting to attend commemorative ceremonies marking the 70th anniversary of the Liberation of the Netherlands.

Application Form

Are you planning to travel to the Netherlands?

All Veterans of the campaign who are travelling to the Netherlands, including those who are travelling privately, are encouraged to register with Veterans Affairs Canada by contacting us at or call 1-866-522-2122.

All Canadians travelling to the Netherlands for commemorative events should also register travel plans with the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development for support in case of emergency. You may register by calling the Embassy at 011-31-70-311-1600 or online at Registration of Canadians Abroad.

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