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…

End of question period raises questions

End of question period raises questionsDuring the Nov. 13, 2018 city council meeting’s question period, Mr. James Kostuchuk asked Mayor Ferris if council would consider eliminating question period due to 'grandstanding' by the public. Mayor Ferris answered ‘yes, they would’.  To see his question and Mayor Ferris's reply, you can watch the video on the city's YouTube channel (1:16:46). Having…

RE: Stride Place suit headed for trial

RE: Stride Place suit headed for trialI guess all of us were awaiting the decision of Justice Edmond regarding whether or not the City and RM of Portage La Prairie, and the PRRA would be allowed to go ahead with legal actions against the “builders” of Stride Place, and all the infamous problems that have arisen since its erection? I for…

Four 2020 Canadian Curling Championships to be decided in Portage la Prairie

Four 2020 Canadian Curling Championships to be decided in Portage la PrairieA quartet of Canadian curling championships will be on the line in Portage la Prairie, Man., over a nine-day stretch of March 2020, it was announced today by Curling Canada. The 2020 Canadian Senior Men’s and Women’s Championships, the Canad Inns Canadian Mixed Doubles Championships, the U SPORTS/Curling Canada Curling Championships, and the Canadian Collegiate…