Mennonites form important rural backbone

While many come to work during harvest, some Low German Mennonites are starting to make Ontario their permanent home

LEAMINGTON, Ont. — Low German-speaking Mennonites have become an integral and vital part of southwestern Ontario, but also remain, in many respects, a people apart. Perhaps 25 percent of the 40,000 in the region are migratory, moving north for agricultural work in spring and then back to their homes in Latin America following the harvest. […] Read more