A new sign has gone up on the avenue

Tweed dispensary in Portage

A new sign has gone up on the avenueTweed, a long time cannabis grower from Smith Falls ON put its sign up April 8 at the former Canadian Food Inspection Agency building on Saskatchewan Ave. and 3 St. E. On its website, Tweed explains that since 2014 it has been producing high-quality cannabis products for tens of thousands of Canadians. Tweed is part…

“This Is Me” musical opening night a success

“This Is Me” musical opening night a success

“This Is Me” musical opening night a successIf advance ticket sales for the Prairie Drama Academy production of “This Is Me”, a musical based on the Barnum and Bailey Circus story, is an indication of how the next three shows will roll out, Portagers are hungry for a well-performed musical. The story takes an inside look at the freaks Barnum and Bailey…

Central Plains Cancer Services celebrates anniversary

Central Plains Cancer Services is celebrating 20 years of serving Portage and area citizens and is inviting the public to visit them April 4 for a “Come & Go” between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Central Plains Cancer Services celebrates anniversaryCentral Plains Cancer Services is celebrating 20 years of serving Portage and area citizens and is inviting the public to visit them April 4 for a “Come & Go” between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Cancer Services is located at 318 Saskatchewan Ave. E. Only two days later, La Prairie Lioness Club invites you to…

Corrie Budd wins Manitoba Country Voice

Corrie Budd wins Manitoba Country VoiceThe Portage Citizen The sold-out crowd Saturday night at the Prairie Fusion Arts & Entertainment centre was truly the big winner, but Corrie Budd walked away with the cash and a recording deal. Budd pocketed the $500 first prize cheque at the third annual Manitoba Country Voice talent show, but her performance also earned her…

Province reduces ambulance fees

Province reduces ambulance fees  Province announces ambulance fees now reduced to maximum of $250 Keeping its promise to provide families with more affordable emergency medical services (EMS), the Manitoba government has reduced ambulance fees, effective immediately, to no more than $250 per ride, Premier Brian Pallister announced April 1. “Three years ago, Manitobans were paying the highest ambulance…

Manitoba Country Voice competition Saturday

Manitoba Country Voice competition SaturdayRecording deal included in Manitoba Country Voice prize packet The Portage Citizen Saturday night will mean a little bit more to Keara Barrett, Kelly MacAulay, Sam Murray, Ariel Isbister, Janalee Bell, Jennifer Campbell, Cody Wilkinson, Corrie Bud, Brett Forzley and Ayla Palmer all finalist in the third annual Manitoba Country Voice talent show. The 10…
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