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Potential Blue Bomber Outing

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have approached the Heritage Group about possibly taking advantage of their group ticket package to attend a Bomber game this fall. A decision will be made at our September 21st Heritage Group meeting. In order to be prepared to discuss this, below are some of the details about the package: We must have…

Historic RRC publications digitized

The RRC Library has completed a pilot project for digitizing historic College publications from the Library’s collection. A total of 31 selected course calendars and 36 staff newsletter issues were digitized, including the original Manitoba Technical Institute calendar of September, 1948. The newsletter issues were published between 1969 and 1974. To see the publications, go…

Pat Hogue: Doughing the Right Thing

Pat Hogue retired from RRC’s Early Childhood Education Program in 2011. Six years later, she has raised over $20,000 from her kitchen for a relatively obscure charity known as Seva Canada. And the irony is, she accomplished it through something she only learned post-retirement: artisan baking!

Arie Lavy: Awake at Night

Heritage Group meeting of April 20, 2017. by Leslie Walsh Editor’s notes Israel had occupied the Sinai Peninsula since the Suez Crisis of 1953. By 1973, Egypt had deployed some 100,000 soldiers, over 1,000 tanks, and 2,000 guns, in preparation for an assault to retake the Suez Canal. Facing them were some 500 Israeli soldiers,…

Heritage Group Blog Archive

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