PPC continues to seek Portage-Lisgar candidate

PPC continues to seek Portage-Lisgar candidateThe new kids on the federal political block — The People’s Party of Canada (PPC) — say it is receiving a warm welcome in Portage-Lisgar but has yet to nominate a candidate to run in the expected Fall 2019 election. The 2019 Canadian federal election, formally the 43rd Canadian general election, is scheduled to take…

Weekend weather a mixed bag in Portage

Weekend weather a mixed bag in Portage

Weekend weather a mixed bag in PortageAfter being under an Environment Canada alert that conditions were favourable for extreme thunderstorms, even tornadoes on July 11, the weekend forecast calls for a mixed bag of less exciting conditions. A mix of sun and cloud is expected all day Friday with the clouds expected to move out overnight. Saturday is expected to be…

Manitoba Liberals announce justice policy: Manitoba provincial police service

Manitoba Liberals announce justice policy: Manitoba provincial police service

Manitoba Liberals announce justice policy: Manitoba provincial police serviceWinnipeg – Manitoba Liberal Leader Dougald Lamont says that a Manitoba Liberal Government will address the gaps in police services in rural and northern Manitoba with the creation of a provincially-run police service, a Manitoba Police Service. “For too long, Manitoba has had some of the highest crime rates in Canada. Under the PCs cuts and…

Tool Library opens door at Herman Prior

Tool Library opens door at Herman Prior

Tool Library opens door at Herman PriorSubmitted — Following a hugely successful February turnout at an open house to learn if there is interest in opening a tool library at the Herman Prior Activity Centre, organizers and volunteers met last light to firm up details and to announce the library is a go. “You can take out tools today,” said Yvette…

Portage MCC volunteers celebrated

Portage MCC volunteers celebrated

Portage MCC volunteers celebratedSUPPLIED by Portage MCC - Portage MCC Thrift Shop held its annual Volunteer Appreciation Supper on July 8, hosting a special dinner with guests from MCC Manitoba to honour its volunteers. “Each year we pause to celebrate our wonderful volunteers and express our appreciation for their work through a special event held at the Herman…

Environment Canada issues  tornado alert for Portage and area

Environment Canada issues  tornado alert for Portage and area

Environment Canada issues  tornado alert for Portage and areaConditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms which may produce tornadoes causing Environment Canada has issued a tornado alert and watch for much of the area surrounding Portage la Prairie The alerts covers Portage la Prairie - Headingley - Brunkild – Carman. A tornado watch alert is in effect for: R.M. of Cartier…

Crusty Cross Canada Cruise 2019 Tour coming here

Crusty Cross Canada Cruise 2019 Tour coming hereBadlands Promotions, along with Asher Media Relations, Crushed Earth Apparel & Print, Redefining Darkness Records, METALHEADS UNITED, & Tooth & Nail Promotions proudly present: THE CRUSTY CROSS CANADA CRUISE 2019 TOUR Featuring Winnipeg, MB's Anomalism, Calgary, AB's Widows Peak and Detherous from Calgary, AB as well. They will be stopping in at The Royal Canadian…

The following is a summary of police activity in the Central Plains Area (Portage la Prairie, Treherne, Amaranth and the surrounding Rural Municipalities). The reporting dates are between July 1-7, 2019. During this time police responded to 337 calls for service. Traffic violations 65        Traffic Offences (Highway Traffic Act) 2          Vehicle Collisions 6          Impaired Drivers…
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