Chamber to celebrate business award nominees

Chamber to celebrate business award nomineesPortage la Prairie & District Chamber of Commerce will be celebrating its business award nominees on Jan. 14 with a virtual presentation via the Zoom platform. In a press release this week the chamber says it is inviting all to join them to celebrate their nominees. “After the unprecedented year we've had, the chamber is…

Santa’s coming to town

Santa’s coming to townSanta’s making a test runs in Portage la Prairie beginning tonight in preparation for the big one. The city, have negotiated with Santa to visit the north side of the city on Friday night and the south side on Saturday night. Santa says, “because we’ve all been so good this year, Santa is making time…

Chamber fires up “Santa Sleigh” to promote shop local

Chamber fires up “Santa Sleigh” to promote shop localIt’s another highlight on how membership has its benefits! The Portage la Prairie & District Chamber of Commerce is offering its small retail members a free delivery service launching Dec. 8 and running until Jan. 9. “The chamber Santa Sleigh is a free delivery service for (chamber members) you,” the chamber says in an email…

Chamber accepting Business Awards nominations

Chamber accepting Business Awards nominationsThe Portage la Prairie & District Chamber of Commerce has started planning it's 2020 Business Awards Celebration. The annual Best Business Awards Celebration is scheduled for Friday, Nove. 13th. “Although the celebration may be different this year, we believe it's important to celebrate our great business community and recognize outstanding businesses and organizations.” Nomination deadline…

Federal writ dropped, Canadians headed to ballot box on Oct. 21.

Federal writ dropped, Canadians headed to ballot box on Oct. 21.Just a few hours after votes were counted in Manitoba’s provincial election, Governor General Julie Payette granted Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s request to dissolve parliament, paving the way for Canadians to head to the polls on Oct. 21. Federal party candidates will have five and a half weeks to convince Canadians to give them the…

Unique candidate forum attracts over 100

Unique candidate forum attracts over 100A combined forum to hear both federal and provincial candidates in the coming elections attracted upwards of 100 constituents Oct. 21 at the Herman Prior Activity Centre. The Portage Community Revitalization Corporation (PCRC) and Portage la Prairie & District Chamber of Commerce jointly hosted the meet the candidate forum that could fairly be described as…

Chamber AGM next week

Chamber AGM next weekThe 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. Deadline for tickets is Feb. 15, for the chamber’s Annual General Meeting scheduled for Feb. 21. The chamber will give a…
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