Qualicum Beach Mayor Teunis Westbroek, right, presents Royal Canadian Legion Branch 76 Qualicum Beach members, from left, second vice-president Jim Diack, first vice-president Ben Villeneuve and president Walter Sweet with a framed picture of the Candlelight Tribute Ceremony in the Netherlands. The ceremony commemorates the Netherland’s liberations by Canadian forces. — Lauren Collins photo

PHOTO: Qualicum Beach Mayor presents legion with photograph

Picture depicts Candlelight Tribute Ceremony in the Netherlands

Qualicum Beach Mayor Teunis Westbroek, right, presents Royal Canadian Legion Branch 76 Qualicum Beach members, from left, second vice-president Jim Diack, first vice-president Ben Villeneuve and president Walter Sweet with a framed picture of the Candlelight Tribute Ceremony in the Netherlands.

The ceremony commemorates the Netherland’s liberation by Canadian forces.

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Westbroek, who is originally from the Netherlands, said he was in the country in 2015 during the 70th anniversary of the liberation.

Westbroek originally gave the photograph to the Qualicum Beach legion during the 2017 Remembrance Day ceremonies, but has since had it framed at Qualicum Stationers.

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