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Manitoba History No. 89
Manitoba
History

No. 89

AGM 2019
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Annual
General
Meeting

Spring Field Trip 2019
MHS
Spring
Field Trip

Summer Field Trip 2019
MHS
Summer
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Fall Field Trip 2019
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Fall
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War Memorials in Manitoba
War
Memorials
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This Old Elevator
This Old
Elevator

Abandoned Manitoba
Abandoned
Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans
Memorable
Manitobans

Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans: Arend “Harry” Bakema (1952-2019)

Police officer.

Born at Groningen, The Netherlands on 15 June 1952, he came to Canada with his family in October 1954. He served with the Winnipeg Police Service from July 1971 to retirement in March 2003. Later, while serving as police chief for the RM of East St. Paul, he was accused and later acquitted of criminal charges arising from his investigation of a high-profile traffic fatality. He died at Winnipeg on 17 January 2019.

Sources:

Inquiry into car crash investigation ‘took a toll’ on ex-police chief,” Winnipeg Free Press, 20 January 2019.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 26 January 2019.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 26 January 2019

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