“This Is Me” musical opening night a success

“This Is Me” musical opening night a success

“This Is Me” musical opening night a successIf advance ticket sales for the Prairie Drama Academy production of “This Is Me”, a musical based on the Barnum and Bailey Circus story, is an indication of how the next three shows will roll out, Portagers are hungry for a well-performed musical. The story takes an inside look at the freaks Barnum and Bailey…

Manitoba–Minnesota transmission project gets environmental approval

Manitoba–Minnesota transmission project gets environmental approval

Manitoba–Minnesota transmission project gets environmental approvalThe Manitoba government has approved the environmental licence necessary for the development of the Manitoba-Minnesota Transmission Project (MMTP), which will supply clean energy, enhance reliability, and generate significant revenue, keeping hydro rates lower for Manitobans, Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires announced today. “Our government recognizes the advantage of harnessing our renewable resources as we collectively…

How to take stunning silhouette photos in the wild

How to take stunning silhouette photos in the wildBy Debbie Reichelt, Our Canada Working with available shade will help you to create some stunning silhouettes when photographing nature, especially when optimal light conditions are lacking. Portage la Prairie photographer published again in Our Canada magazine.Mastering silhouette photography From spring through fall, when nature is in her prime, I dedicate at least one day…

Manitoba tourism champions to be celebrated at awards gala

Manitoba tourism champions to be celebrated at awards gala  Some of the region’s most dynamic community volunteers, organizations and businesses will be recognized at the Central Manitoba Tourism Awards gala on April 25 at the Minnewasta Golf Club in Morden and Portage la Prairie is deservedly well-represented. Portage nominees include Dave Oshust as Volunteer of the Year; Portage Rotary Club and PCRC for Partnership…

Justin Trudeau must take action to resolve Canada-China canola dispute

Justin Trudeau must take action to resolve Canada-China canola dispute

Justin Trudeau must take action to resolve Canada-China canola disputeRecently, the Chinese government cancelled the canola import permit for one of Canada's largest grain processors, Winnipeg-based Richardson International, citing insect infestation concerns. Conservatives know that the issue at hand is not Canada’s canola product. Canada produces the best canola in the world. Rather, this calls into question Justin Trudeau’s ongoing failure to handle Canada’s…

IIU investigating after man dies in officer-involved shooting on Long Plain First Nation

IIU investigating after man dies in officer-involved shooting on Long Plain First Nation

IIU investigating after man dies in officer-involved shooting on Long Plain First NationThe Independent Investigation Unit (IIU) is investigating the death of a 23-year-old male following an officer-involved shooting on Long Plain First Nation yesterday evening. Manitoba First Nations Police notified the IIU that officers had responded around 6 p.m. to a report of a male armed with a firearm in a residence. According to the notification,…

Central Plains Cancer Services celebrates anniversary

Central Plains Cancer Services is celebrating 20 years of serving Portage and area citizens and is inviting the public to visit them April 4 for a “Come & Go” between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Central Plains Cancer Services celebrates anniversaryCentral Plains Cancer Services is celebrating 20 years of serving Portage and area citizens and is inviting the public to visit them April 4 for a “Come & Go” between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Cancer Services is located at 318 Saskatchewan Ave. E. Only two days later, La Prairie Lioness Club invites you to…

Corrie Budd wins Manitoba Country Voice

Corrie Budd wins Manitoba Country VoiceThe Portage Citizen The sold-out crowd Saturday night at the Prairie Fusion Arts & Entertainment centre was truly the big winner, but Corrie Budd walked away with the cash and a recording deal. Budd pocketed the $500 first prize cheque at the third annual Manitoba Country Voice talent show, but her performance also earned her…
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