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A stroll in the park

The Portage Citizen —    Arguably this week might be the best time to explore — really explore Island Park. The ornamental and fruit trees in the Island Park Arboretum and elsewhere in the park are a riot of colours as they sport their spring…

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MP speaks with PCI students

Portage la Prairie, MB – Last week Portage-Lisgar MP Candice Bergen and Conservative House Leader took the opportunity to address Grade 11 and 12 students at Portage Collegiate Institute. “It was incredible speaking with these young men and women who attend Portage Collegiate Institute. They were…

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Manitoba Airshow ’18 building interest

The Portage Citizen — Manitoba Airshow ’18 teases in a tweet this week: ‘it’s question time!’ With only 50 days to “wheels up”, The Manitoba Airshow organizers know how to have a little fun while working to bring arguably one of the most exciting entertainment…

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Museum Board issues press release

MUSEUM BOARD PRESS RELEASE Issued: May 15, 2018   RE: The Status of the Fort la Reine Museum There have been questions raised by the public and media with respect to the board’s decision to not renew the contract of the former executive director-curator of…

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City council approves tax incentive bylaw

  Mickey Dumont The Portage Citizen – Vionell Holdings, A Brandon real estate developer, can now take advantage of a tax incentive bylaw the City of Portage la Prairie council passed at its meeting May 14. Should the project be constructed, and on time, the…

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Promoting safe boating practices

The Portage Citizen — This week is North American Safe Boating Awareness Week with precautionary celebrations events happening across Canada including May 17 in Winnipeg and hopefully in your own watercraft, too. North American Safe Boating Awareness Week will take place across Canada from May…