Dispensary now open at the “Keesh”

Dispensary now open at the “Keesh”Initially published in www.shopportagelaprairie.com   Mickey Dumont/The Portage Citizen:    Oct. 19, the day marijuana was legalized in Canada, came and went without fanfare in Portage la Prairie, but at high noon on Nov. 9, the fanfare came to town with the Long Plain First Nation opening of the META Cannabis Supply Company at the…

Seeds planted at healthy cooking get together

Seeds planted at healthy cooking get togetherSeeds planted at healthy cooking get together Submitted Organizers say “out of the program the ideas that a relationship developed between participants that might result in a joint vegetable garden or cooking coop. The program was open to anyone looking for a way to stretch their budget from paycheque-to-paycheque. There was space for 20 to…

Senate appointment has Portage roots

Senate appointment has Portage rootsSenate appointment has Portage roots Senator came from residential school to Portage host family to finish high school The Portage Citizen When Prime Minister Justin Trudeau named Dr. Mary Jane McCallum to the Canadian Senate in December 2017, another chapter in the Portage la Prairie history book was written. Billie and Ian Borland, founders of…

International Women’s Day well-supported in Portage

Day of Solidarity  International Women’s Day well-supported in Portage The Portage Citizen Living well is all about perspective and Portage women shared theirs on International Women’s Day 2018. Marketing for an evening event on March 8 promised for those who attended to “be inspired, laugh and share with some amazing women” and it was delivered.…