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Our condolences go out to…

Not all obituaries or death notices for RRC retirees or their family members get posted in our Heritage Group blog. Why is that? Well, for one thing, we don’t hear about them all. Often, an HG member will email a notice to the HG blog editor who will then post it in the Passages category. Most…

Jim Drever

We sadly announce the passing of Jim Drever, former Director of Security Services & Parking at RRC. Donations are suggested in lieu of flowers to Winnipeg Police Museum and Historical Society Inc., CancerCare Manitoba Foundation, or any other place dear to your heart. (link to Bardal obituary)

The Beginning of the Long Dash

by your HG Blog Editor, Guy Dugas Last leg of a relay? Mad sprint to the toilet before my bladder bursts? No, the CBC’s famous “long dash following ten seconds of silence” has lately become a kind of earworm for me. Like Disney’s Captain Hook, I feel hounded by my own Tick-Tock reminder that my time is short. Post-retirement…

James Favel: The Bear Clan Patrol

Heritage Group meeting of October 19, 2017. by Leslie Walsh Editor’s Note: The original Bear Clan Patrol was founded in the early 1990s by the late Larry Morrisette and workers at the Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre in Winnipeg’s North End. With over 200 volunteers walking, driving, or cycling in teams through inner-city neighbourhoods, the…

Heritage Group Blog Archive

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