Soliciting donations raises a question

Letter writer questions necessity of donations at Concerts in the Park.

Soliciting donations raises a question  Large kudos to Concerts in the Park They are given without prejudice, and in grateful acknowledgment of the work required to make the event occur. There was one exception to the evenings’ events that caused myself and, in later discussions with some other concert goers, that caused a much-detracted enjoyment of the performers. A…

Writer suggests painting flags for Manitoba’s 150th

Next year the Province of Manitoba will celebrate its 150th anniversary of the founding of the Province.

Writer suggests painting flags for Manitoba’s 150thNext year, 2020, will be celebrated by the Province of Manitoba as the 150th anniversary of the founding of the Province. How will we, in Portage la Prairie, acknowledge this? Check the latest Statistics Canada census results (2016). Portage la Prairie had 12, 949 folks in the reporting boundary of the municipality. Of this total,…

City appointment process questioned

City appointment process questioned  Open letter to Portage la Prairie mayor Dear Mayor Ferris, I see, from the Agenda of February 26th council meeting, that a person will be appointed to the library board in place of one who resigned. I do not question the qualifications of the appointee as I have no idea of them. I have…