I Heart Heritage Festival a cultural pleasure

I Heart Heritage Festival a cultural pleasurePortage la Prairie has not had an official multicultural festival since 2015 and if interest in Saturday’s First Annual I Heart Heritage Festival, a similar festival will become an annual event. “I really think this is great,” Fort la Reine Museum Executive Director Madison Connolly said late Saturday afternoon. “The crowd is starting to thin…

Bergen’s campaign flavoured speech tells Manitoba Wildlife Federation AGM Conservatives will repeal Liberal gun laws

Bergen’s campaign flavoured speech tells Manitoba Wildlife Federation AGM Conservatives will repeal Liberal gun lawsSpeaking at the Manitoba Wildlife Federation’s 75th Annual General Meeting and Convention April 12, Portage-Lisgar MP Candice Bergen said a Conservative government “will repeal and replace the Liberal’s ineffective gun legislation.” “75 years is a remarkable accomplishment and I applaud the Manitoba Wildlife Federation for all their hard work and dedication to wildlife conservation in…

Portage residents brave cold weather to skate with MP

Portage residents brave cold weather to skate with MPSUBMITTED Portage-Lisgar MP Candice Bergen, recently, hosted a skate on Crescent Lake. Those who attended enjoyed an afternoon of skating, hot dogs and cocoa. Typically, Bergen hosts Christmas teas to celebrate the season. This year, however, to connect with more families, she decided to plan a skating event for constituents of all ages to enjoy…

MP to host local NAFTA roundtable talks

MP to host local NAFTA roundtable talksPortage-Lisgar MP Candice Bergen has scheduled two Sept. 11, roundtable discussions in the wake of recent NAFTA negotiations. The MP has been touring Conservative Party of Canada concerns with her summer “Defends Local Jobs” tour. The Portage-Lisgar roundtable meetings, the MP says, is to “meet with local business owners from across Portage-Lisgar in regard to…

Defend Local Jobs Tour called “posturing”

Defend Local Jobs Tour called “posturing”Re: Defend Local Jobs Tour Every Conservative MP voiced support for Justin Trudeau and NAFTA as well as opposition to punitive US tariffs. MPs were also united in defending our country against the unprecedented personal attacks against our Prime Minister. Justin Trudeau is defending steel, aluminum, and auto industry workers. The Prime Minister is undoubtedly…

MP speaks with PCI students

MP speaks with PCI studentsPortage la Prairie, MB – Last week Portage-Lisgar MP Candice Bergen and Conservative House Leader took the opportunity to address Grade 11 and 12 students at Portage Collegiate Institute. “It was incredible speaking with these young men and women who attend Portage Collegiate Institute. They were not only bright, but curious and interested in our political…