News

Environment Canada launches digital weather app

February 15, 2019

Environment Canada has made it a few steps easier from sticking your head outdoors to learn what your weather is: it has gone mobile. The federal agency launched its first weather app for iPhone and Android this week, including a new high-resolution radar option so…

Quick fire on fast ice

February 14, 2019

It was one week late getting here, but competitors in the Fire on Ice Racing Series this past weekend on Crescent Lake made up for it in laps approaching 100 k/ph.

RCMP report Feb. 4-10

February 12, 2019

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 2019-02-04 and 2019-02-10. During this time period, police responded to 296 calls for service

BUSINESS

Chamber AGM next week

February 14, 2019

The Portage la Prairie & District Chamber of Commerce has an open invite to help it celebrate a successful 2018 and help us look ahead to 2019 as it holds its AGM next week.

Manitoba begins consultations on new sustainable protein strategy

February 4, 2019

While Manitoba Agriculture Minister Ralph Eichler announced at Manitoba Ag DaysMManitoba Ag Days a provincial initiative to develop a first-of-its-kind sustainable protein strategy, Roquette Canada representatives were presenting a progress report to Portage la Prairie Rotarians.

Expo celebrates Made in Manitoba

February 4, 2019

The third annual Made in Manitoba Expo held by the Portage la Prairie and District Chamber of Commerce in the MNP Exhibition Building attracted thousands

Arts

PDAC to open solo Selby show

January 24, 2019

Many Moods of Manitoba, a solo exhibition by Susan Selby will open Jan. 29 at the Portage & District Arts Centre (PDAC).

Prairie Ripples 10th Annual Art & Crafts Sale

October 16, 2018

October 19th and 20th are dates to mark on your calendar. Happening at the Glesby Centre is the Prairie Ripples 10th Annual Art & Crafts Sale open Friday from 5 to 9 pm and Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm. Not only will there…

“Three, two, one – create” artist talk tonight

August 9, 2018

A good recipe is made up of the sum of its parts and for 10 years Krista Zeghers, Don Zeghers and Coreen Zerr and have been using a collaborative recipe with results. Throw in a pinch of Zeghers with a smidgen of Zerr and you…

Nielsen to create live at PDAC

July 16, 2018

The Portage Citizen — Photographer, author and multimedia artist John Nielsen will be a temporary PDAC artist in residence this Thursday. The talented Nielsen will be working on his latest piece live in the main gallery July 19, between 1-8 p.m. In 2015 Nielsen published…