Central Plains police report covering July 8-14

Central Plains police report covering July 8-14

Central Plains police report covering July 8-14  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 2019-07-08 and 2019-07-14.  During this time period, police responded to 449 calls for service.   Traffic violations 72        Traffic Offences (Highway Traffic Act) 4          Vehicle Collisions…

Environment Canada issues  tornado alert for Portage and area

Environment Canada issues  tornado alert for Portage and area

Environment Canada issues  tornado alert for Portage and areaConditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms which may produce tornadoes causing Environment Canada has issued a tornado alert and watch for much of the area surrounding Portage la Prairie The alerts covers Portage la Prairie - Headingley - Brunkild – Carman. A tornado watch alert is in effect for: R.M. of Cartier…

Portage la Prairie RCMP report June 17-23

Portage la Prairie RCMP report June 17-23

Portage la Prairie RCMP report June 17-23RCMP report June 17-23 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 June 17 and June 23, 2019. During this time period, police responded to 347 calls for service.   Traffic violations 57        Traffic Offences…

Former MLA Ed Connery has passed away

Former MLA Ed Connery has passed away

Former MLA Ed Connery has passed awayEd Connery (July 12, 1933, ~ June 14, 2019) passed away after a brief illness on Friday, June 14th, 2019 at St Boniface Hospital at the age of 85 years. In 1986, Ed became the MLA for Portage la Prairie in 1986 until he resigned in 1992. He held various cabinet positions from 1988 –…

Community support for Bear Clan evident

Community support for Bear Clan evidentMickey Dumont The Portage Citizen In as little as six weeks, Portage la Prairie can become the 57th Canadian Bear Clan chapter. A community meeting June 12 to hear how Bear Clan patrols work in other communities attracted well over 200 people to the Herman Prior Activity Centre. More importantly, sign-up sheets to become involved…

March to draw attention to local drug/violence problem here

March to draw attention to local drug/violence problem here

March to draw attention to local drug/violence problem hereA Portage la Prairie woman whose family has been impacted by the local “meth crisis” appeared as a delegation before city council this week and issued notice she’s tired of the drug problem and wants her city back. Ashleigh Laperle's message to city council was anything but sugar-coated: it was grim and bleak, just how…

Sunset Palliative Care Community barbecue on Friday

Sunset Palliative Care Community barbecue on Friday

Sunset Palliative Care Community barbecue on FridaySunset Palliative Care’s annual community barbecue is set to go on Friday, June 14 running from 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at the Portage Co-op Marketplace. “This is our main fundraiser for our non-profit organization,” says Aldene Moroz, Sunset Palliative Care coordinator “All proceeds raised from the barbeque and giant rainbow auction will be in…

Portage Toastmasters elect new executive, seek new members

Portage Toastmasters elect new executive, seek new members

Portage Toastmasters elect new executive, seek new membersCelebrating 40 years of building confidence and leadership skills in Portage la Prairie in April, Portage Toastmasters is actively seeking new members. The longest-serving local Toastmasters club, the group meets every Tuesday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. “Toastmasters is a worldwide organization that teaches leadership skills, communication and self-confidence. It is the least expensive and…

Portage RCMP report May 27-June 2

Portage RCMP report May 27-June 2The 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 May 27 to June 2. During this time period, police responded to 327 calls for service.   Traffic violations 59        Traffic Offences (Highway Traffic Act) 2          Vehicle…

RCMP weekly report May 20-26

Portage la Prairie RCMP weekly report May 20-26

RCMP weekly report May 20-26The 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 2019-05-20 and 2019-05-26. During this time period, police responded to 285 calls for service. Not included in this report is information about the two murder investigations Portage…
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