Larry Cornies in Conversation with '70s era Alumni

"Larry CorniesWhat ever happened to........?" is a question we often hear from our alumni. And as Grebel's '70s Era Alumni anticipate their class reunion on June 5, 2021, Larry Cornies is tracking down alumni and interviewing them to discover what has happened in their lives over the last 40-50 years! Tune in to hear about memories, news, acheivements, and more. New interviews will be posted regularly. 

To suggest someone for an interview, contact Fred W. Martin.

To register for the '70s Era Alumni Reunion or to help plan the festivities, contact Alison Enns.


Peter Harder interviewed by Larry Cornies

Peter Harder (BA '75) is a former Canadian senior civil servant who was also named to the Senate of Canada. A longtime senior bureaucrat in the Canadian civil service, he was deputy minister to the Minister of Foreign Affairs when he retired from the civil service in 2007. In 2005 he received an honorary Doctor of Laws from the University of waterloo. In this interview, Peter recalls some treasured memories from when he lived at Conrad Grebel University College.

Marieke Meyer interviewed by Larry Cornies

Marieke Meyer (BA '77) is a retired CBC radio producer who helped bring shows such as Tapestry and Rewind to air. Along with sharing lessons and memories from her time at CBC, she reflects on the important nurturing experience Grebel provided as a younger first-year university student, and how her time at the College played a part in finding her passion for meaningful radio.