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Phew! Our pensions are safe… for now

Don’t know if you noticed # 12 in today’s (June 6th) Staff News. It pointed to a link that eventually leads to this MGEU memorandum from May 31, which in turn points to a copy of this note sent by email to the Office of the Superintendent, Pension Commission, by Jody Gillis, Chairperson, Superannuation and Insurance Liaison…

Please Mr. Eby, save us from a Ford Nation!

What kind of electoral system allows a Doug Ford, who’s PCs just captured about 7% more votes than the NDP in Ontario this week, to end up with 90% more seats in the legislature? Well, the same one that put Trump in the White House: first past the post. Most democracies in the world actually…

Diane Clare Recognized by St. Mary’s Academy

The Marian Awards For Excellence were instituted by St. Mary’s Academy in 2005 to recognize distinguished alumnae who embrace and exemplify its mission and vision in the community and the world. Our own Diane Clare is one of four 2018 recipients recognized for outstanding service in the areas of Education, Training and Mentorship, Leadership, Marketing…

2018 May HG Wind-Up

Exploring Manitoba’s French Canadian and Métis Heritage by Karen Wall On May 16, 2018 twenty-five Red River College Heritage Group members and their guests were treated to a walk back in time at the St. Boniface Museum and Cathedral.  Under the able tutelage of museum guides Aiden and Julie-Anne, the group learned about the day-to-day…

Heritage Group Blog Archive

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