April 2018

News

Head of museum let go

Mickey Dumont The Portage Citizen — As many head to work this Monday morning in preparation for another productive week, seven full-time summer students poised to start work at the Fort La Reine Museum will have to wait until May 1 to learn if they…

Business

Nutri-Pea sold

KPMG Corporate Finance advises on the sale of Nutri-Pea Limited to G.S. Dunn Limited Submitted by KPGM – KPMG Corporate Finance in Canada and Taiwan acted as the financial advisor to the shareholders of Nutri-Pea Ltd. (“Nutri-Pea” or the “Company”), on the Company’s sale to…

Life

Award of Excellence for teacher

After more than three decades in the Portage la Prairie School Division, Lori Carlson-Judson is taking next year off and well, maybe a few more. Carlson-Judson was celebrated by the division on April 24 and received an Excellence in Teaching award from the school division…

News

Roquette still “full speed ahead”

Production pushed ahead into 2020 Mickey Dumont —  Portage la Prairie’s business community and coffee shops have been rife with rumours the half-billion dollar Roquette plant here, is in trouble. Rumours have been circulating for at least two weeks that work at the site has been…

Entertainment

Hypno-folk duo Twin to host Open Mic

Winnipeg hypno-folk duo Twin is hosting April 27’s Whoop & Hollar Folk Festival open Mic and Jam which will double as the duo’s local CD release party. Twin’s new CD “We Rise And Dance, We Sleep And Dream” compiles the duo’s latest adventures and reflections during…

Opinion

Still taking baby steps

When I quietly launched The Portage Citizen on Feb. 14, I had a loose plan on how its future would play out, all modestly based on progress by baby steps. There is no doubt in my mind and of many others, there is room for…