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Malachy Hughes

Oct 18, 1940 – Jul 14, 2016 We only learned today of Malachy’s passing in July and apologize for the delayed posting. Mel was the head tech in eTV for years and then moved into teaching electronics until he retired in 2006. (link to Free Press obituary)

The City Slickers

by Ray Newman The phone call came one late Friday afternoon. The Director of Travel and Publicity for the Province of Manitoba answered, listened for a few moments and then turned to me – “Ray. Please handle this”. I was the junior among a cadre of writers and clerks charged with the task of answering all…

Wild Winter Canoe Race 2017 Volunteers

On February 20, 2017, Inclusion Winnipeg, formerly known as Community Living Winnipeg, will host the second annual Wild Winter Canoe Race at The Forks on the Red River. We need your help. We’re looking for volunteers to help run the event. The Wild Winter Canoe Race is a friendly competition held on a course of…

Notice of January meeting changes

Just want to make you aware of a change in plans for our January 19th meeting. Paul Vogt and his administrative staff have had an emergency come up so that they are unavailable to provide an update on the College. Instead we will have Stephen Webb CEO/Investment Representative for Entrust Financial/Quadrus Investment Services do a…