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  • Raoul Wallenberg shows the importance of standing up for justice, niece says

    MONTREAL — In 1944, Raoul Wallenberg rescued tens of thousands of Hungarian Jews from the Holocaust. What inspiration can today’s generation take from the Swedish diplomat who stood up to Nazi oppression? That’s a question Wallenberg’s niece, Louise von Dardel, often ponders. “I’ve been thinking a lot about how we can learn from him today,” [...]

  • Raoul Wallenberg square inaugurated

    After several false starts, Raoul Wallenberg, a humanitarian credited with saving the lives of thousands of Jews during World War II, has a patch of turf honouring him in Montreal. Yesterday, a dedication ceremony baptized a charming downtown terrace tucked behind Christ Church Cathedral as Raoul Wallenberg Square. Wallenberg illustrated how peace ”cannot be found [...]