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Portage Pride takes to the street

The Portage Citizen — The third annual Portage la Prairie Pride Parade — the kick off to a day of celebrating diversity — didn’t wilt under what was reputed to be the hottest July 7 in 80 years. Hundreds still came out to march, hear…

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Portage Pride to gather Saturday a.m.

The Portage Citizen — Rain or shine this Saturday, Portage la Prairie’s LGBTTQ2 community and its supporters will take part in the March for Equality. Portage Pride first marched here in Aug. 2016. Since then the march has morphed into the March for Equality, explaining…

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Canada Day 2018

The rain came down in buckets at one point causing many to flee for cover, but celebrating Canada’s 151 birthday July 1 at Stride Place was still enjoyed and appreciated by many. Here’s a look at the day in pictures. Mickey Dumont/Citizen photos   And…

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PCI grads ready to take on the world

Some of Portage’s biggest smiles were seen on young and more experienced faces as the community gathered to congratulate a large collection of youth as they say goodbye to high school and hello to fresh endeavours, whatever they may be. PCI Valedictorian Tee-Tee Appah summed…

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Library book sale coming

The Portage Citizen — Suzy Laevens dresses up a window at the Portage La Prairie Regional Library to advertise its annual book sale. The library holds its annual book sale from the beginning of July to the end of August, perfect timing to stock up…

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CPCS entertains 600 on the bridge

What a beautiful evening for a dinner with 600 friends. Central Plains Cancer Services (CPCS) big dinner fundraiser dodged torrential rain, hail and biblical wind from the night before to offer the almost perfect weather for an outdoor dinner on the bridge to Island Park….

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Beaucoup, beaucoup de fun at ECVS

The Portage Citizen — When you describe what kind of fun you can have in two languages, it’s double the fun. Right! Double the fun of an average Wednesday night is exactly what will happen at École Crescentview School where French Immersion is a priority ECVS…

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Baby blues…

The Portage Citizen — Mother Nature often reminds us why she knows best! Looking at these Robin eggs makes it is easy to understand how this coloration made it into the designers’ palette. Robin Egg Blue is certainly an attractive shade! Interestingly, this robin made…