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Glen MacRae

Glen MacRae, not long retired after 34 years as Building Services Manager at RRC, passed away at the Health Sciences Centre at the age of 66 years. Cremation has taken place and a private celebration of Glen’s life will be held at a later date. Friends and relatives are encouraged to share in memories, stories and…

2017 Windup: Steps Back in Time at Fort Whyte Alive

by Karen Wall On May 18th twenty-six (26) members of the Heritage Club braved the unseasonably cool but sunny weather to spend a morning at Fort Whyte Alive “stepping back in time” to when bison roamed the prairies and people’s connection to the natural world was a matter of survival. Thanks to two of Fort…

Bill Kniskern

William (Bill) Frederick Kniskern passed away May 26, 2017. Bill taught at Red River College for 25 years as a Technical Communications Instructor. Bill had a big heart and was generous to a fault. A memorial service will be held on Friday, June 2 at the Winnipeg Canoe Golf Course at 1:00 p.m. In lieu…

Taki Nishimura

Taki (Takefume) Nishimura passed away May 26th. A superb instructor and Department Coordinator who was well-respected by both his peers and students, Taki taught literally hundreds of electrical students and apprentices in the Electrical Construction field for well over 30 years and was very proud of the quality of the program. A donation to the Manitoba Heart and…

Heritage Group Blog Archive

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