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Manitoba History No. 89
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No. 89

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War Memorials in Manitoba
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This Old Elevator
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Abandoned Manitoba
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Memorable Manitobans
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Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Dakota Collegiate (661 Dakota Street, Winnipeg)

Link to:
Principals | Vice-Principals | Teachers | Photos & Coordinates | Sources

This St. Vital School Division facility opened its doors in September 1963. Officially opened by Education Minister George Johnson on 11 March 1964, and known originally as the Dakota Collegiate Institute, it is now known merely as Dakota Collegiate.

Principals

Period

Principal

1963-1967

David Alexander “Dave” Downie (1921-2014)

1967-1980

Walter Nowosad (1918-2003)

1980-1989

George Jersak (1936-2015)

1989-1995

Wayne Ruff

1995-2015

?

2015-?

Jill Mathez

Teachers

No information.

Photos & Maps

Dakota Collegiate

Dakota Collegiate (October 2015)
Source: Nathan Kramer

Site Location (lat/long): N49.83522, W97.10965
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

“Teen tidings,” Winnipeg Free Press, 8 June 1963, page 30.

“New teaching ways to be tried out on returning students,” Winnipeg Free Press, 2 September 1963, page 3.

“Collegiate opening,” Winnipeg Free Press, 7 March 1964, page 28.

“St. Vital School Div. No. 6,” Winnipeg Free Press, 24 April 1981, page 44.

“A return to old values,” Winnipeg Free Press Weekly South Edition, 29 May 1988, page 1 & 4.

“St. Vital parents find allies on board in flap over principal,” Winnipeg Free Press, 22 June 1995, page A3.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 9 October 2017

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