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RRC’s Prairie Research Kitchen Receives $1M from Province

RRC’s Prairie Research Kitchen Receives $1M from Province

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Red River College’s Prairie Research Kitchen officially opened on Thursday with a $1 million funding boost from the province. (RRC.CA)

WINNIPEG — Too many chefs in the kitchen isn’t a problem at Red River College. In fact, it’s encouraged.

The province is investing $1 million into the Prairie Research Kitchen to further research in Manitoba’s agriculture and food industry.

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New Electric Vehicle Charging Station for Red River College

New Electric Vehicle Charging Station for Red River College

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A car is charged at a charge station for electric vehicles on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, May 1, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick)

WINNIPEG — Red River College is receiving $60,000 from the federal government for the first electric vehicle charging station at the Notre Dame campus.

The station will be operated by using recycled lithium batteries sourced from Winnipeg-based New Flyer Industries’ fleet of electric buses. The college says using such batteries will help improve the performance and reduce the cost of operating the station.

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Red River College Acquires Aviation Campus to Take Aerospace Program to New Heights

Red River College Acquires Aviation Campus to Take Aerospace Program to New Heights

Red River College Stevenson Aviation Campus
Red River College’s Stevenson Aviation Campus (RRC.CA)

WINNIPEG — Red River College has purchased a campus it had been leasing near James Richardson International Airport, allowing it to now grow its aviation and aeronautics programs.

RRC’s Stevenson Aviation Campus comes as the college borrowed $8 million from the province to make the purchase, saving nearly $1 million over the term of the mortgage from its landlord, Hubert Kleysen.

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