RCMP report for May 5 – 12, 2019

RCMP report for May 5 – 12, 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 2019-05-06 and 2019-05-12. During this time period, police responded to 306 calls for service   Traffic violations 67        Traffic Offences (Highway Traffic Act) 1          Vehicle Collisions 5         …

Terriers coach gets nod as best in field

Terriers coach gets nod as best in fieldCALGARY, Alta. – Canadian Junior Hockey League, May 13, 2019 Portage Terriers Head Coach Blake Spiller, is the 2018-19 Darcy Haugan/Mark Cross Memorial – CJHL/NHLCA Coach of the Year Award recipient The Canadian Junior Hockey League, in conjunction with the National Hockey League Coaches’ Association, announced Monday that Blake Spiller of the Portage Terriers (MJHL)…

Canadian Mental Health Association Central earns Happy Days cash

Car Hop fundraiser brings Happy Days cash to the Canadian Mental Health Association Central

Canadian Mental Health Association Central earns Happy Days cashIt was a bit more of a physical leap than a mental one for Canadian Mental Health Association Central volunteers to cope with the overwhelming response to its recent Happy Days Car Hop Fundraiser May 7 at the Herman Prior Activity Centre. Armed with 50s music by Spectrum Light & Sound beautiful cars from the…

Province announces summer youth job opportunities

Manitoba government announces summer youth job opportunities

Province announces summer youth job opportunities  The Manitoba government is offering summer employment opportunities for students and youth, Education and Training Minister Kelvin Goertzen announced today. “The Manitoba government’s summer employment programming provides students with invaluable experience and skills to prepare them for the workforce,” said Goertzen. “Job centres across the province are opening their doors for the season to…

Annual Portage Pride celebration begins with 10 a.m. rally

Annual Portage Pride celebration begins with 10 a.m. rally

Annual Portage Pride celebration begins with 10 a.m. rallyThe annual Portage Pride March is about a lot of things, but the complete celebration is about love, individuality, diversity, human rights, equity and equality in Portage la Prairie and beyond, organizers say. The Pride community and supporters will gather May 11 to show their solidarity and in their way shed light into some of…

Sunday promises to be a BBQ day following a cooler Saturday

Sunday promises to be a BBQ day following a cooler Saturday

Sunday promises to be a BBQ day following a cooler Saturday  We can celebrate International Migratory Bird Day on May 11 by taking a walk outside and possibly noticing the advance of the annual warbler migration. Here a Yellow-Throated Warbler sits on a budding tree that will explode into foliage this weekend as daytime temperatures could reach as high as 18 C on Sunday following…

Group to support the supporters takes shape

Group to support the supporters takes shape

Group to support the supporters takes shapeFinding emotional support is never a walk in the park, but sometimes it is a good place to start. A grassroots level support group to help those who take care of a sick family member or friend is taking shape after two weeks of meeting at Island Park. “I'm trying to get a group started…

Portage RCMP seek public help following NW stabbing

Portage RCMP seek public help following NW stabbing

Portage RCMP seek public help following NW stabbingPortage la Prairie RCMP are asking the public for any information following a stabbing incident on May 7. RCMP were called at approximately 9:55 a.m. to a report of a male who was seen bleeding on 3 St. N.W. in Portage la Prairie. Police did not immediately locate a victim, but evidence from the scene…

RCMP police report April 29 – May 4, 2019

Portage la Prairie RCMP police report April 29 - May 4, 2019

RCMP police report April 29 – May 4, 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 April 29, 2019, and May 5, 2019. During this time period, police responded to 345 calls for service   Traffic violations 70        Traffic Offences (Highway Traffic Act)…
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