City council thanks outbound Youth Councillor

City council thanks outbound Youth CouncillorPortage la Prairie’s youth councillors term has come to an end and city council said goodbye and thanks to Arishya Aggarwal at its last meeting. Aggarwal is off to University in Ontario and is packing away many fond memories of her time as youth councillor and from living in Portage la Prairie.

Sunset Palliative Care enjoys a day in the sun

Sunset Palliative Care enjoys a day in the sunThere were lots of gifts Sunday for Sunset Palliative Care as it celebrated its 25th anniversary with a party at Island Park. Music by Johnny Dietrich, his sisters, Colleen Bryce, Carolyn Whitfield, Kathy Bryce and trusted bassist Ken Wettlaufer entertained about 200 guests who enjoyed a beautiful late summer day in the park. Sunset Palliative…

Voters can register at the voting place

Voters can register at the voting placeEligible voters who have not registered to vote by the end of revision today (Aug. 22) may still vote. Voters can register at the voting place, either during advance voting or on election day. They must show ID and take an oath. Who can vote? To be eligible to vote, individuals must: • be Canadian…

MCC helps Soup Kitchen fill pot

MCC helps Soup Kitchen fill potPortage MCC Thrift Shop recently held its 5th Soup Kitchen Fundraiser Day to raise awareness and funds for the First Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen's local food program. On July 30, Portage MCC partnered with the local Soup Kitchen to host a special fundraising day, with a set amount of the proceeds ($3,000) going to the…

Concerts in the Park brings two more favourites this week

Concerts in the Park brings two more favourites this weekSuzanne Bird Suzanne Bird has been called a songwriting and singing talent to be reckoned with [Winnipeg Free Press,1983]. Her musical resumé backs that up. She played at the First Canadian Women's Festival. She is a Metis performer described as transcending the ordinary to reach out to people through her music and lyrics. Suzanne has…

Chamber and PCRC combine federal and provincial candidates forum

Chamber and PCRC combine federal and provincial candidates forum  Federal and provincial government election candidates will have a chance to meet the public and answer questions on Aug. 27. With provincial and federal elections on the horizon, the Portage Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the Portage Community Revitalization Corporation on a single Meet & Greet Your Candidates event. Because the elections are…

Celebrity Luncheons making lunchtime fun 

Celebrity Luncheons making lunchtime fun The Herman Prior Activity Centre (HPAC) is looking to spice up its lunch program. Specifically, HPAC wants to inject a bit of fun into its lunch box with the introduction of Celebrity Luncheons. “We will be offering a lunch once a month based on a favourite recipe from one of our many community leaders,” says…

Manitoba Liberals nominate Charles Huband for Portage la Prairie

Manitoba Liberals nominate Charles Huband for Portage la PrairieWINNIPEG – Manitoba Liberals announce today the nomination of former Manitoba Liberal Party leader Charles Huband for Portage la Prairie in the 2019 provincial election. Huband brings a wealth of law and political experience to the Manitoba Liberal Party team. He served as a civil litigation lawyer for Richardson & Company from 1957 – 1976.…

Whoop & Hollar early bird ticket sales ends Thursday

Whoop & Hollar early bird ticket sales ends ThursdayYour chance to buy early, skip the lines and save on Whoop & Hollar Folk Festival tickets ends on Aug. 22 when the discounted early bird ticket promotion ends. Full weekend passes, as well as day passes for Saturday or Sunday can be picked up at Hill's Drug Store at 200 Saskatchewan Ave. E. or…
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