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Chamber changes business awards format

The Portage la Prairie & District Chamber of Commerce is changing the format of its Best Business Awards. The chamber has announced the November event is now called the Business Awards Celebration and it is moving the Volunteer Awards out of the Business Awards Celebration…

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Hauling the “humble spud”

It’s the unsung professional drivers and businesses who haul the potatoes from field to storage to processing facility and finally to the grocery store who make it seem easy to consumers. In the midst of Potato Fest fun, Burbank Express and driver “Shiny Shaun” Buhr…

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Great Canadian Dollar Store opens

The Portage Citizen After a two-day soft opening, the Great Canadian Dollar Store in Portage la Prairie cut the ceremonial ribbon Friday morning to officially announce the party store is open. Portage la Prairie & District Chamber of Commerce President Preston Meier and Portage la…

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Chamber 101

The Portage Citizen The Portage la Prairie & District Chamber of Commerce is going back to the basics on May 15 with a “Chamber 101” meeting to explain what the business group is really about. This is “geared toward new chamber members and members who…

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Nutri-Pea sold

KPMG Corporate Finance advises on the sale of Nutri-Pea Limited to G.S. Dunn Limited Submitted by KPGM – KPMG Corporate Finance in Canada and Taiwan acted as the financial advisor to the shareholders of Nutri-Pea Ltd. (“Nutri-Pea” or the “Company”), on the Company’s sale to…

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Business showcase

Another trade show in the books Saturday traffic was brisk during the Portage la Prairie & District Chamber of Commerce Home & Life Expo at Stride Place. Mickey Dumont / Citizen photo