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Guy Dugas

Instructor (1996-2007) and Chair of Accounting and Computer Education (2007-2013) in the School of Business and Fine Arts. HG member and blog admin/editor since 2013.

Canada Day: What’s to celebrate?

Canada Day 2012 was a watershed for me. 200 years after the War of 1812, few recognised it as the 200th anniversary of the arrival of the first Red River settlers. And fewer still are aware of the role Chief Peguis played in the founding of what we now call Winnipeg.

Sign up for the Commuter Challenge

The Commuter Challenge will run from May 30 to June 5 and RRC is participating once again! And this year, the Sustainability Office says that Heritage Group members (that’s us!) can participate This year the challenge is about more than just sustainable commutes, it is a celebration of […]

Happy 2-4 DAY!

How appropriate that Victoria Day (aka Two-Four Day) actually falls on the 24th this year, officially marking the end of our COVID winter, at least here in BC. Tomorrow, May 25th, we expect our Provincial Health Officer, Bonnie Henry, to switch off our “circuit breaker restrictions” and kick […]

People’s Changing Lives

Today I was again thumbing through Dave Williamson’s 2012 illustrated history of RRC, Changing People’s Lives. So many memories, but—sorry Dave—so many gaps. The book does mention Dave’s 2001 anointing as “Prince of Princess” . But that rather disingenuous footnote masks a darker little secret. To a little […]

Ravelling in Burgundy

Ron Blicq’s delightful piece, A Pub Supper, reminded me of an invitation extended to me in May of 2005. In my case, it was while I was finishing up my Masters in Education at the University of Burgundy in Dijon, France. As in Ron’s story, spirits and snacks […]

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