Santa’s coming to town

Santa’s coming to townThe Rotary Santa’s Parade of Lights will again roll down Saskatchewan Ave. on Dec. 6. The annual Santa parade begins at 7:30 p.m. and will launch on Saskatchewan Ave. and 20 St. W. The parade will wind its way to Lions Prairie Manor and finally disband at the hospital. The parade will stage at Stride…

Peace keepers honoured at Stride Place Remembrance Day ceremony

Peace keepers honoured at Stride Place Remembrance Day ceremonyThe annual Remembrance Day observance in Portage la Prairie is important to many. The large crowd at Stride Place on Remembrance stands testament to the conviction as Portagers and Canadians that we remember why it is important to come together on this auspicious date. “Lest We Forget” the call to arms for peace-loving Canadians to…

Portage la Prairie Remembrance Day ceremony will again be staged this year at Stride Place. Seating at 10:30 a.m., with the service beginning promptly at 11 a.m.

Let’s throw the party of the century

Let’s throw the party of the centuryLadies and gentlemen in the wake of this storm, let's grab the headlines that exposed us as a fabulous, warm and grateful little city that anyone would just love to be a part of. Let’s spend the next month laying large plans for the greatest party Portage la Prairie has ever held. Probably Stride Place…

Big Brothers Big Sisters host volunteer fair

Big Brothers Big Sisters host volunteer fairOn Oct. 30 Portagers will have the chance to learn how they can give back to their community while Big Brothers Big Sisters host a volunteer fair at Stride Place from noon to 7 p.m. Come and explore volunteer opportunities with Big Brothers Big Sisters, Sunset Palliative Care, Portage Learning & Literacy, Visions of Independence,…

Canadian Red Cross recruiting at volunteer fair booth

Canadian Red Cross recruiting at volunteer fair boothMembers of the Canadian Red Cross Emergency Management team will be in Portage la Prairie on Oct. 30, hosting a recruitment booth at the volunteer fair hosted by Big Brothers Big Sisters. The volunteer fair runs from 12-7 p.m. at Stride Place. Canadian Red Cross is actively recruiting to build a 17 member personal disaster…

Advance voting begins Oct. 11

Advance voting begins Oct. 11Advance voting for the 43rd federal general election is scheduled for Oct. 11-14 and in Portage la Prairie you can cast your ballot at Stride Place. Advance polls are open across the country from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. (local time). At advance polls, electors can only vote at their assigned polling station. This is…

Portage la Prairie Canada Day party awesome

Portage la Prairie Canada Day party awesome

Portage la Prairie Canada Day party awesomeOnce again hundreds came out to Stride Place to wish the greatest country on earth ‘Happy Birthday’ and to enjoy Canada Day activities for the whole family. From the Rotary pancake breakfast to live music, bouncy castles, face painting, games, a huge birthday cake and late night fireworks, it was once again a great day…

City Canada Day events and schedule

City Canada Day events and schedulePortage la Prairie’s annual fireworks show will begin at 11 p.m. on July 1. Because of the fireworks, please be aware of these road closures: George Hill Dr. from International Dr. to Brandon Avenue from 7:00 am International Drive from Royal Road S to Brandon Avenue from 7:00 am Crescent Road E from 4th Street…

PRRA looks within for new general manager

PRRA looks within for new general manager

PRRA looks within for new general managerPortage Regional Recreation Authority (PRRA) has found within its own ranks the general manager to replace David Sattler who has moved on to a similar position in Winnipeg. The PRRA has announced Angie Shindle — recreation manager since 2017 — has been promoted to general manager. Shindle will head up the team that is responsible…
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