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Cooking for Wellness: A Thrive Workshop

Get out that old chef’s hat. RRC’s latest Thrive workshop is going to be delicious!  Show yourself some love by cooking a tasty and balanced meal. This virtual session will be led by Abby Legaspi from NorWest Co-op Community Food Centre. Participants can choose to purchase their own ingredients […]

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 […]

You kill, eh Lee?

You just can’t keep some people down. Leslie Walsh alerted me to a cheery article in yesterday’s Free Press that featured not one, but two infectiously buoyant RRC alumni. The first was my favourite former RRC Governor and 2006 Red River Rebel Rider, Bev Watson. The second was […]

Deanne Spiegel

A respected teacher at both the Misericordia Hospital’s School of Nursing and RRC, Deanne Spiegel passed away peacefully on February 17, 2021. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to honour Deanne’s memory may make donations to U-Turn Parkinson’s, or to a charity of choice. (link to Winnipeg Free […]

I may be chunky, but…

As we seniors wait patiently for our own jab, how sad to read of so many COVID vaccine queue jumpers. Liam Thorp, a 32-year-old Brit with no underlying health conditions was offered a COVID vaccine early because of a data entry blunder by his GP. Thorp’s height had […]

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