Health resort of Bad Burnas on the Black Sea in 1926

My connection to Bessarabia and Bad Burnas As some of you may know, my background is from Europe. From my mother’s side, I am connected to Bessarabia, the place that no longer exists, except in the memories of the people who were born & raised there. My grandmother/Oma was born in Leipzig, a large village […]

“Linie 41” – Canadian premiere coming up soon!

Presented by the Vancouver Foreign Film Society Wednesday, July 11th, 7:45 pm – Vancouver (Canada)                              at the Vancity Theatre –  Vancouver International Film Centre 1181 Seymour St, Vancouver, BC, V6B 3M7, Canada Q&A with Tanja Cummings (director & producer) with moderator Richard Menkis, Associate […]

Canada’s Concentration Camps

You might be wondering if I am referring to residential schools.  But no, I am talking about the internment camps in World War I and II – right on Canadian Soil.  For Germans. Japanese. Ukranians. Austrians, Hungarians. For anyone they considered “enemy aliens.” They are listed here: Amherst, Nova Scotia Malleable Iron Foundry April 1915 […]