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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...

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...

MCC among groups trying to help on the ground in war-torn Aleppo

The Syrian city of Aleppo has dominated international headlines for the last few months, with extreme violence against civilians and combatants alike. Now, with...

Group puts region’s minimum livable wage at $15.42 in 2017

The hourly wage needed to provide a decent living in Waterloo Region has gone down, but it still exceeds the legal minimum. Living Wage Waterloo...

Being well established in Haiti helped MCC react when latest disaster struck

At the beginning of October, Haiti was hit by Hurricane Matthew, bringing with it 200 km/h winds, pelting rain and destruction. The Mennonite Central Committee...

MCC makes pitch to Wellesley as Syrian refugee crisis continues to grow

Wellesley council agreed to spread awareness about the Syrian refugee crisis, but declined to make a financial contribution after a presentation from MCC on...
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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...

Judgment day for seven local maple syrup operators

And the winner is ... well, that’s still a secret. The winning entrant vying...

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...