RCMP report Jan. 21-27

RCMP report Jan. 21-27The following is a summary of police activity in the Central Plains Area (Portage la Prairie, Treherne, Amaranth and the surrounding Rural Municipalities). The reporting dates are between 2019-01-21 and 2019-01-27. During this time period police responded to 257 calls for service   Traffic violations 115      Traffic Offences (Highway Traffic Act) 8          Vehicle Collisions 1         …

Gordie Tentrees & Jaxon Haldane tonight on Glesby mainstage

Gordie Tentrees & Jaxon Haldane tonight on Glesby mainstageGreywood Label Services After 548 concerts in 11 countries since coming together in 2014 including Celtic Connections (Glasgow, Scotland) and National Folk Festival (Canberra, Australia) Gordie Tentrees & Jaxon Haldane release their debut album, “GRIT” in 2018 which will in part drive the setlist tonight on the Glesby stage. All songs contain GRIT, the essential…

Police summary Jan. 14-20, 2019

Police summary Jan. 14-20, 2019The following is a summary of police activity in the Central Plains Area (Portage la Prairie, Treherne, Amaranth and the surrounding Rural Municipalities). The reporting dates are between 2019-01-14 and 2019-01-20. During this time period, police responded to 245 calls for service   Traffic violations 90        Traffic Offences (Highway Traffic Act) 5          Vehicle Collisions 0         …

Finance Minister talks about “big picture”

Finance Minister talks about “big picture”Manitoba Minister of Finance Scott Fielding gave a speech Jan. 24 to Portage & District Chamber of Commerce members and guests on the state of provincial finances. The chamber provided an opportunity for the public to network with the finance minister during its quarterly luncheon held at the William Glesby Centre. The chamber billed the…

Manitoba Food Development Centre celebrates 40th anniversary

Manitoba Food Development Centre celebrates 40th anniversaryThe Food Development Centre was recognized today for assisting Manitoba’s agri-food industry in the development and commercialization of food products for the past 40 years. announced here today. “For 40 years, the Food Development Centre has helped Manitoba’s food and beverage industry grow, and be competitive on the international stage,” said Agriculture Minister Ralph Eichler…

PDAC to open solo Selby show

PDAC to open solo Selby showThe Portage Citizen Many Moods of Manitoba, a solo exhibition by Susan Selby will open Jan. 29 at the Portage & District Arts Centre (PDAC). The main gallery exhibition is scheduled to run until to March 9. An opening reception is planned for 2 p.m. on Feb. 3. Susan Selby has lived most of her…

Library celebrates a 50-year milestone

Library celebrates a 50-year milestoneMickey Dumont The Portage Citizen Eva Shewchuk remembers working “for a pittance” in a British library when she was just a little more than 15-years-old, the beginning of a lifelong library career. Her love of books and libraries continued through her life and included 40 years as a volunteer with what is now the Portage…