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Memorable Manitobans: James “Jim” Love (1933-2003)

Community activist.

Born at Ste. Rose, he grew up in Winnipeg and worked for McCaine Electric until retirement in 2002. He volunteered at the Orioles Community Club and ran the teen dances, hockey, soccer, baseball and caretaking. He was the manager of the St. James Junior Canadian Hockey team for seven years, volunteered for the African Violet Society, Winnipeg Folk Festival, Children’s Festival, and other city organizations. He had a love for music and especially the banjo. He died at Winnipeg on 9 February 2003.


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 15 February 2003.

“They will never be forgotten” by Kevin Rollason, Winnipeg Free Press, 31 December 2003, page A6.

This page was prepared by Ian Stewart.

Page revised: 5 March 2017

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