Southport pilot training, jobs secure

SOUTHPORT.CA Southport airport in Portage la Prairie

The Portage Citizen:

Everybody exhale a collective sigh of relief. The federal government has opted to keep military pilot training at Southport. Approximately 350 jobs are safe and whoever is successful in being awarded future contracts to train armed forces pilots, will have to so at Southport.

Southport is an integral piece of the economic puzzle in Portage la Prairie’s future.

The Winnipeg Free Press broke the story today.

Here is the link:

https://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/portage-based-military-pilot-program-taken-off-chopping-block-501097151.html

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