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Media advisory: Canada Post pays tribute to the remarkable story of Mona Parsons


WOLFVILLE, NS, Oct. 30, 2023 /CNW/ - Canada Post invites you to attend the unveiling of its annual Remembrance Day stamp honouring the remarkable courage and perseverance of Mona Parsons, who was born in Middleton, N.S. and raised in Wolfville.

During the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands, Parsons helped downed airmen escape back to England. She was arrested and became the only female Canadian citizen to be imprisoned by the Nazis during the war.

The stamp will be unveiled on Monday, November 6, and officially issued on Tuesday, November 7.

WHO:

Special guests:
Doug Ettinger, President and CEO of Canada Post
Wendy Donovan, Mayor of Wolfville
The Honourable Keith Irving, Member of the Legislative Assembly for Kings South
Andria Hill, Author, Mona Parsons: From Privilege to Prison, from Nova Scotia to Nazi Europe

WHERE: 

Wolfville Post Office at 407 Main Street

WHEN:

Monday, November 6 at 3:30 pm Atlantic Time

 

SOURCE Canada Post


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