Home of the official Red River College retiree blog. The place for retirees to stay connected.

Hit the Prairie Lights this month!

You’ll have to be quick to catch this great breakfast or lunch option. Offering a fresh take on Indigenous dishes like three sisters soup and bannock tacos, the Prairie Lights Restaurant will be open only until April 17th with made-from-scratch breakfast, lunch and daily specials. Hours of operation are Tuesday through Friday; 9 am to…

Jan den Oudsten Honoured

On March 20th, 2019, Red River College honoured the philanthropic generosity and global legacy of Jan den Oudsten, Founder and past president of New Flyer Industries Ltd., by officially renaming its Heavy Equipment Transportation Centre. The 60,000-sq.-ft. training and research facility will now be proudly known as the Jan den Oudsten Vehicle Technology & Research Centre (VTRC).

HG Blog hits 200!

March 8th, 2019, the Heritage Group blog hit 200 articles with the post, Bob Vinet is bursting his buttons! We are grateful for all the contributors who help keep us connected, especially our # 1 writer and current HG Chair, Leslie Walsh. But kudos also to all the others, including # 2 contributor and current Social Committee…

Bob Vinet is bursting his buttons!

Bob Vinet recently dropped off an article featuring his seventeen-year-old granddaughter, Raygan Kirk. I don’t think he’s been this proud since being awarded a trophy at the RRCC staff curling wind-up in March of 1974. Raygan, it turns out, had traveled with the Canadian women’s U18 team to Japan in January for the International Ice Hockey Federation’s…

Heritage Group Blog Archive

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