IIU releasing information on investigations undertaken since June 12

IIU releasing information on investigations undertaken since June 12  Since June 12, 2019, the Independent Investigation Unit (IIU) has begun investigating the following matters, which have not been previously released: these investigations include two involving Central Plains RCMP. June 12 - RCMP notified the IIU of an incident that occurred on June 1 where officers were called to a family disturbance in the…

Portage la Prairie RCMP seek assistance in finding Portage la Prairie woman

Portage la Prairie RCMP seek assistance in finding Portage la Prairie womanThe 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 Sept. 9-15, 2019. During this time period, police responded to 280 calls for service.   Traffic violations 50        Traffic Offences (Highway Traffic Act) 2          Vehicle Collisions 2         …

Manitoba Liberals knock on Portage doors

Manitoba Liberals knock on Portage doorsOn the eve of Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister campaigning in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba Liberal Party candidate Charles Huband also unloaded his big guns, bringing in an elder Liberal statesman to help him knock on doors. is a Canadian politician, elder statesman and academic. He served as Minister of Foreign Affairs in the Cabinet chaired…

Pedestrian airlifted to Winnipeg following a highway accident

Pedestrian airlifted to Winnipeg following a highway accidentShortly after midnight Sept. 5, a pedestrian was hit by a motor vehicle on Hwy. 1A at the east end of Portage La Prairie and had to be airlifted via STARS to the Health Sciences Center in Winnipeg. Portage la Prairie RCMP report the accident happened at 12:12 a.m. and involved a 34-year-old female who…

Advance voting opens today

Advance voting opens todayFrom today, Aug. 29 until Sept. 5, Manitobans will be able to take advantage of the convenience of advance voting. Manitobans can vote at any one of the more than 300 advance voting locations across the province. Advance locations in Portage la Prairie include the Herman Prior Activity Centre and the official returning office. The…

City council thanks outbound Youth Councillor

City council thanks outbound Youth CouncillorPortage la Prairie’s youth councillors term has come to an end and city council said goodbye and thanks to Arishya Aggarwal at its last meeting. Aggarwal is off to University in Ontario and is packing away many fond memories of her time as youth councillor and from living in Portage la Prairie.

MCC helps Soup Kitchen fill pot

MCC helps Soup Kitchen fill potPortage MCC Thrift Shop recently held its 5th Soup Kitchen Fundraiser Day to raise awareness and funds for the First Presbyterian Church Soup Kitchen's local food program. On July 30, Portage MCC partnered with the local Soup Kitchen to host a special fundraising day, with a set amount of the proceeds ($3,000) going to the…

Manitoba Liberals nominate Charles Huband for Portage la Prairie

Manitoba Liberals nominate Charles Huband for Portage la PrairieWINNIPEG – Manitoba Liberals announce today the nomination of former Manitoba Liberal Party leader Charles Huband for Portage la Prairie in the 2019 provincial election. Huband brings a wealth of law and political experience to the Manitoba Liberal Party team. He served as a civil litigation lawyer for Richardson & Company from 1957 – 1976.…

Whoop & Hollar Folk Fest introduces free shuttle service

Whoop & Hollar Folk Fest introduces free shuttle service  A free, hop-on shuttle service will be offered for the first time at the Whoop & Hollar Folk Festival this weekend. The weekend-long festival will take place at two locations this year—the usual festival site along Hwy. #331 on Saturday, Aug. 24 and Island Park's southeast stage on Sunday, Aug. 25 with gates opening at 11…

Police report for Aug. 12-18

Police report for Aug. 12-18The 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 Aug. 12-18, 2019. During this time period, police responded to 346 calls for service.   Traffic violations 66        Traffic Offences (Highway Traffic Act) 3          Vehicle Collisions 3         …
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