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Exploring Manitoba’s Mennonite Heritage

by Karen Wall [Photos courtesy of Karen Wall and Mennonite Heritage Museum promotional materials.] On May 16, 2019 twenty-nine Red River College Heritage Group members and their guests visited the Mennonite Heritage Museum in Steinbach.  This outdoor village was built to take visitors back to the mid-1870s when the first Mennonite settlers arrived in Manitoba.…

X-Rebels Ride Again

Remember the Red River Rebel Riders (now RRCyclists), a team of RRC cyclists that has raised tens of thousands of dollars over the years in the fight against MS? Two alumni and HG members, Wayne Ferguson and Guy Dugas, have now set their sights on cancer, the largest killer of kids in Canada. They (with their team…

Barbara Bozyk

We sadly mark Barbara’s peaceful passing at the age of 71  on Tuesday, May 28, after a short battle with cancer. Most of her career was spent at Red River College teaching English grammar and composition in the Adult Upgrading Program and Senior 3 and 4 subjects – English, Intro to Business and Technical Writing.…

Closure, by Ron Blicq, Flies Again

Shoestring Players of Winnipeg presented Ron Blicq’s play, Closure, at the Forrest Nickerson Theatre in the Deaf Centre, 285 Pembina Highway, from June 12 to 16, and in the A-Spire Theatre in Gimli from July 5 to 7. The play is based on the true stories of 25,000 British war children who were born of…

Heritage Group Blog Archive

Click HERE to display all of the posts in our Heritage Group blog in reverse chronological order.