Riverview Community News

Welcome to RVCC’s Community News page. Here you’ll find the latest news and stories from around the neighbourhood and beyond. This page will be shaped by the community so let us know what sort of content you’d like to see here. If you’ve got a story or an idea you’d like to see covered, send us an email at gm@riverviewcc.ca. We’d love to hear from you.

The RVCC Garage Sale is Collecting Donations

The RVCC Garage Sale is Collecting Donations

Preparations for the community centre's annual garage sale fundraiser have begun, and we're collecting donations of items in good condition. Due to the uncertainty of future public health restrictions, we have not yet set a date for the garage sale. We are currently...

Trees Riverview Oversees Planting of 55 Trees

Trees Riverview Oversees Planting of 55 Trees

Trees Riverview Planting Spring is always a time of new life as plants unfurl and trees leaf out in multiple shades of green. That is especially true this spring in Riverview, as the public boulevards are alive with tree planting.  In late April, Trees Riverview...

Kitchen Creators: Sweet and Spicy Jellies

Kitchen Creators: Sweet and Spicy Jellies

Hayley Williams was introduced to pepper jellies by a friend ten or so years ago. When she brought the recipe home, her mother loved it so much that she put her own twist on it, creating the prototype for the product Hayley sells today, a sweet and spicy jelly that...

Kitchen Creators: Angel’s Share Cocktail Co.

Kitchen Creators: Angel’s Share Cocktail Co.

Shane Masters and Marie-Pier Racine run Angel's Share Cocktail Co., one of the many small businesses making use of the community centre's commercial kitchen. Together they invent, create, and distribute cocktail mixes.Shane has worked in various restaurants in the...

Dennis Cunningham Finishes 5 Years as RVCC President

Dennis Cunningham Finishes 5 Years as RVCC President

Dennis started with the community centre as the Jackrabbit’s Skiing convener, then moved from secretary to vice-president, and eventually to president of the board. Sitting on other boards, like those of Sustainable Building Manitoba and the Winnipeg International...

Meet New RVCC President, Jason Oliver

Meet New RVCC President, Jason Oliver

Jason Oliver got his start with the community centre as a mini soccer coach sixteen years ago. After six or seven years on the board, first as a Member at Large, then the Mini Soccer Convener, he says he feels like he’s been here forever. Shortly after Dennis...

Art, Parks, and History for St. Vital Bridge Retrofit

Art, Parks, and History for St. Vital Bridge Retrofit

The Kingston Crescent Residents’ Association (KCRA) hopes to see public art, micro-parks, and interpretive panels included in the plans to retrofit the St. Vital Bridge. The bridge’s east sidewalk has been closed to accommodate a temporarily rerouted sewer pipe for...

ACU grant supports tree planting in Riverview

ACU grant supports tree planting in Riverview

By Carol Thiessen, Trees Riverview Trees Riverview is pleased to announce that Assiniboine Credit Union (ACU) has donated $12,500 to help re-green our community. We anticipate that the ACU funds will cover the planting and maintaining of approximately 25 boulevard...

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