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War Resisters now 'criminally inadmissable' in Canada

Web First | By By Esther Epp-Tiessen | Sep 09, 2010

OTTAWA--Over the summer months, there have been several new developments for war resisters seeking permanent residency in Canada.

Toews' message earns rebuke

Vic Towes, raised Mennonite, says the Tamil ship is run by criminal smugglers.

Web First | By By Carol Sanders | Sep 09, 2010

One of Canada’s leading church groups calls it “puzzling,” “unfortunate” and “disheartening,” that the pubic safety minister is stirring up fears the recent Tamil arrivals to Canadamay be linked to crime and terrorism.



Reimer dies two days after concert

James Reimer, left, visibly weak, is accompanied by Henry Schmidt, Ron Harder and Bob Janzen, as they perform the final concert of Five on The Floor.

Web First | By by Dave Rogalsky | Sep 09, 2010

A. James (Jim) Reimer died on August 28 just two days after the final concert of his beloved blue grass gospel quartet, Five on the Floor. The concert epitomized Reimer’s love for God, music and the church – it was a fundraiser for the Toronto Mennonite Theological Centre which Reimer was instrumental in founding in 1991. He served as director of this institution which helps prepare teachers and theologians to train pastors and teachers in churches and educational institutions.  As Tom Yoder Neufeld said in the funeral sermon, “Jim loved the academy . .

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