Mennonites once were the banned refugees

Mar 6, 2017 by and

A forgotten piece of Mennonite immigration history has gone viral on social media. “Banning travel or immigration into a country is not new,” begins the post by archivist Conrad Stoesz on the Facebook page...

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‘Pure’: Is our indignant response to the CBC drama righteous?

Jan 19, 2017 by

Since the first couple of episodes of CBC’s Pure depicting Mennonites as drug runners from Mexico aired on Jan. 9, the temperature of our community’s righteous indignation has reached fever level. The...

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MC Canada Youth Assembly canceled due to low numbers

Jun 20, 2016 by and

WINNIPEG, Man. — Mennonite Church Canada’s Youth Assembly has been canceled. The event was planned for 200 people, but only a handful could commit. It’s a disappointment that Kirsten Hamm-Epp and her...

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