With Canadian soldiers deployed to the Baltic country, Canada ought to speak out against the March 16 parades there remembering soldiers who fought with the Nazis.
The Latvian Legion is commemorated on March 16, 2008. The annual event is controversial because the force was commanded by the German Nazi Waffen SS during the Second World War. Photograph courtesy of Dezidor
OTTAWA—For the Canadian soldiers currently based in Latvia, March 16 should prove to be an interesting distraction. It is on this date that Latvians parade through the streets of Riga to commemorate their veterans of the Second World War.
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