Some Mennonite refugees entered Canada during the after the Canadian government supported the efforts of the Mennonite community to help people escape famine and the effects of the Bolshevik Revolution.
Broadway Looking West from Main Street 1916. The Fort Garry Hotel was built by the Grand Trunk Pacific Railroads in 1913. Charles Melville Hays, the president of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railroads, didn’t get to see the finished product because he died when the Titanic sunk in 1912. The Fort Garry is thought of as one of the most haunted hotels in the country — legend has it that a woman hanged herself in room 202.
Mennonite Low German Dictionary / Mennonitisch-Plattdeitsch Wörterbuch Jack Thiessen Max Kade Institute The Mennonite Low German Dictionary is the most extensive reference work to date on the vital language of thousands of Mennonites in places as far flung as Russia, Canada, and Latin America. It provides a concise history and grammar of the language and more than twenty-five thousand entries—from Äajdatjs (lizard) to Resse’rieta (prankster) to Zyreen (siren)—taken from everyday speech…
Mennonite immigrants from the Soviet Union approaching Erb Street Mennonite Church, July, (Canada). Mennonite communities left the USSR in large numbers as a result of the hostility against them; 13000 fled in 1928