Read Full Article Tags: Excerpts from the Windmill AMSTERDAM - Many foreigners visiting the Netherlands go home with the impression that the Dutch love their bicycles, perhaps the way Americans are passionate about cars. Are they aware of an ongoing battle by Dutch cities to control the "blight" of abandoned, wrecked and inappropriately parked bicycles, which litter city centres and bicycle parking lots at railway stations everywhere across the country?
Read Full Article Tags: Excerpts from the Windmill MADISON/STEENDEREN - The recent World Champion Cheese Contest produced a shock winner in its annual search for the best cheese in the world.
Just minutes after the Dutch-born MPP announced her departure from the provinces parliament, the Mc Guinty cabinet issued a notice that Witmer had been nominated as Chair of Ontarios Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB).
Read Full Article Tags: Excerpts from the Windmill LANGLEY, BC Passenger John Immerseel who as a young child came to Canada in April 1952 aboard the Sibajak wants to connect with his fellow travelers of 60 years ago.
There are two recent external studies which confirm that there is truth to this otherwise self-serving claim.
According to the Times Higher Education, the World Reputation Rankings 2012, five Dutch universities won their position among the worlds top education establishments.
In his retirement he became the driving force in chronicling the history of his adopted New York State hometown.
Read Full Article Tags: Excerpts from the Windmill TORONTO, Ontario - The surprise resignation of long-serving Progressive Conservative MPP Elizabeth Witmer has shaken up the balance of power at Queens Park where Premier Dalton Mc Guinty governs with a Liberal Party minority.Then they tell you, did you try the United States and Canada yet?So you book passage on an ocean liner to find customers abroad, including some Dutch immigrants.Read Full Article Tags: Excerpts from the Windmill LANGLEY, BC - Red ink is hastening the demise of Dutch community newspaper The Windmill Herald, news which still reverberates throughout Canada and the United States as readers react with shock and disbelief.It is with much regret that we came to the conclusion that we were going to be unable to turn the bleeding around.Read Full Article Tags: Excerpts from the Windmill PETERBOROUGH, Ontario He received his masters of aeronautical engineering in Delft but many people will remember Jack van Winssen (1926-May 2012) as Jack the Klompenmaker, in his retirement years entertaining crowds at Ontario regional events, the Canadian Tulip Festival, and beyond in places from New York to Oregon and Washington State.