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Monday, February 24, 2020

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Lending a hand, and a little bit of comfort

Handmade comforters have for decades been part of the care packages the Mennonite Central Committee has sent to aid people displaced by war or...

Elmira’s St. Teresa school to host white elephant sale

An Elmira school is hosting a white elephant sale today from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., all to support a charitable cause. St. Teresa of...

EDSS carpentry students put their Skills to work

Not only did EDSS students get the chance to develop their carpentry skills in the regional Skills Canada competition, but their projects are giving...

Card auction draws ’em in

An auction of vintage hockey cards and related memorabilia drew a big crowd to the Woolwich Memorial Centre in Elmira on Saturday, netting $13,800...

They’ve got fundraising in the cards

A first-of-its-kind fundraiser is expected to be not only a boon for the Mennonite Central Committee but also for collectors of vintage hockey cards. The...

MCC, Conrad Grebel formalize new peace-building partnership

Two organizations with similar aims of advancing peace-building in the community have now officially partnered to further that goal. It’s a new undertaking for...

New Hamburg Relief Sale turns tasty treats and item auctions into MCC’s good work overseas

After half a century, the New Hamburg Relief Sale has become a staple, and much anticipated part of the Mennonite Central Committee’s fundraising efforts...

Never too young to help others

Students at Floradale Public School are making spirits a bit brighter this season. Janet Martin’s kindergarten class has been collecting school supplies for the last...
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U.S. edges out Canada in national para hockey battle

In the natural on-ice rivalry between Canada and the U.S., the American para hockey team has had the...

Federal funding to boost dementia research in Waterloo Region

An aging population and growing number of dementia cases have health researchers working on numerous fronts, from medical...

On a path to a new Ireland?

Bertie Ahern, who was the taoiseach (prime minister) of the Irish Republic from 1997 to 2008, was a...

The finance industry always extracts its ounce of flesh

More than half of Canadians won’t be contributing to an RRSP this year, apparently immune to the exhortations...

The View From Here: February 20, 2020

The sap may not be running, but there's plenty of syrup on hand in these parts...