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FAST ACTION REQUIRED! IS YOUR PENSION AT RISK?

by Pat McDonnell The government is going to review our pensions. For the first time ever Pallister has indicated his interest in converting our defined benefit plan (a guaranteed pension based on salary and years of service) to a plan that more closely resembles a contribution plan (plan participants are exposed to risk).  There will…

The month so far

by Paul Vogt, RRC President & CEO Well, we’re halfway through February, which has just 28 days but often feels like the longest month in the calendar.   So here is some cheerful news from around the College – plus a few feel-good photos. On the last day of January Prime Minister Trudeau visited our downtown…

HG Saves Retired Chair’s Life

Guy Dugas never imagined that a simple Heritage Group blog post about food allergies would save his life. But that’s exactly what happened a few weeks ago when an after-yoga stop at a local bar almost turned deadly. “I just knew something was off, really off…” Fortunately, Guy remembered a January HG blog post that…

Staff Changes at Red River College

Issued by Paul E Vogt at 12:50, January 25th. This week we made a very significant reduction to our management structure, similar to reductions that have been made across the public sector in Manitoba.   The number of senior management positions in the College was reduced 15%, from 67 to 57. This was a very difficult…

Heritage Group Blog Archive

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