Your Heritage Waterloo Region
What is Waterloo Region's "heritage"? Is it the German Mennonites? The British pioneers? The aboriginal people of the Six Nations? Does our heritage include newer cultural influences from Asia, the Caribbean, Africa, South America, the Middle East, or Eastern Europe? Or is it our industrial and corporate story: milling, Schneider's, insurance, or the Blackberry?
Your Heritage Waterloo Region (YHWR) is about all of these things, and many more. It's about you, your neighbourhood, your community and organizations. Your Heritage Waterloo Region is a doorway to all the elements that give this Region a rich and complex flavour. Here, individuals and groups can explore every aspect of the unique spectrum of Waterloo Region, sharing their stories, ideas and r...
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Featured NarrativeMilo's Mission
When I joined MEDA in 1985 Milo Shantz had recently concluded 10 years as board chair. I've liked to think that one of his final wise acts was to approve my hiring. Shortly afterward, president Neil Janzen remarked that Milo was Exhibit A when it came to melding business with Anabaptist principles. I soon understood what Neil meant. What follows is based on various interviews over the years.
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Altona, Manitoba - Mennonite Educational Institute: An early photographic image of the Mennonite Educa...
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