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Daily Roundup

April 30, 2020

COVID-19 Update

The Province of Manitoba reminds everyone that while some restrictions will soon be lifted, work to limit the spread of COVID-19 must continue. Manitobans are advised to:

  • remain within or close to their home communities
  • stay home as much as possible
  • limit travel, even within Manitoba, to essential trips only

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Derek Kochenash, Dean of Skilled Trades and Technologies

College moves apprenticeship trades training online with provincial support

Red River College and the province of Manitoba are leading the way in online apprenticeship trades training during the Covid-19 pandemic.

When the College was faced with a mandated campus closure in mid-March, students were given a study week while instructors and staff worked to decide on the best ways to administer the remainder of their program and course materials.

“People were confused, anxious and a little bit reluctant in a way, but it quickly shifted — moving to a can-do attitude, where they realized the seriousness of this crisis and the economy,” says Derek Kochenash, Dean of Skilled Trades and Technologies at RRC.

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How can I foster diversity and practice inclusion during COVID-19?

Today’s post on the Academic Success Centre’s student blog talks about the importance of coming together to support one another. In times of crisis and heightened stress such as the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s not uncommon for some people to cast judgement without knowing all the information. This includes racist attitudes towards the origin of the virus. Learn more about the importance of taking a critical approach to understanding a complex, unfolding situation when forming your feelings

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Rebels Comfort Food Cookbook

Rebels Athletics and Recreation Services invites the RRC community to share your favourite comfort food recipes for our first-ever Rebels Comfort Food Cookbook.

We encourage recipe submissions of all types, from BBQ to Italian, appetizers to salads, and everything in between. If it happens to be healthy, great! If not, who cares? Send it in anyway to

Submit as many recipes as you like. Deadline is May 18.

Feel free to include a pic of the dish, or yourself making it. All participants will be entered to win some sweet Rebels swag. We’ll post the recipes on our web blog and social media.