A triple threat on Glesby stage Saturday night

A triple threat on Glesby stage Saturday night

A triple threat on Glesby stage Saturday nightIt’s a Saturday night party at the Glesby with three popular and entertaining Manitoba acts as part of the centre’s Mainstage program. The Janzen Boys In 2018, Roots Music Canada said, ‘There are few things more uplifting in life than seeing a dad and his teenage sons making music together and looking like they’re having…

RCMP police report April 29 – May 4, 2019

Portage la Prairie RCMP police report April 29 - May 4, 2019

RCMP police report April 29 – May 4, 2019The 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 April 29, 2019, and May 5, 2019. During this time period, police responded to 345 calls for service   Traffic violations 70        Traffic Offences (Highway Traffic Act)…

Man injured in 10 St. NE shooting

Man injured in 10 St. NE shootingUPDATE Police today say a man shot May 6 was a targeted incident following a home invasion. Manitoba RCMP reported in a tweet, "The initial investigation has determined that three males, two with firearms, and one female, all dressed in black, wearing masks and gloves, entered the home and threatened the occupant. One of the…

Province completes review of disaster financial assistance program

Province completes review of disaster financial assistance program

Province completes review of disaster financial assistance program  An improved provincial disaster financial assistance (DFA) program will result from recommendations made following an extensive program review done in collaboration with municipalities, Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler, minister responsible for emergency measures, announced on May 6. “When natural disasters strike, DFA helps Manitobans and municipalities recover while eliminating unreasonable financial burdens,” Schuler said.  “By…

Province launches new resource to make rental properties safer

Province launches new resource to make rental properties safer

Province launches new resource to make rental properties safer  The Manitoba government is launching a new fact sheet for landlords that clarifies the process for evicting tenants who are breaking the law and putting others at risk, Justice Minister Cliff Cullen announced on May 6. “We know that landlords have for too long struggled to gather and present the evidence they need to…

Province announces major infrastructure upgrades to Manitoba schools

Province announces major infrastructure upgrades to Manitoba schoolsEducation and Training Minister Kelvin Goertzen announced today the Manitoba government will spend $57.5 million in 59 infrastructure renewal projects across the province including structural roof repairs at Yellowquill School in Portage la Prairie. Capital funding for 2019-20 will provide structural repairs, roof replacements, new mechanical systems and accessibility projects for kindergarten to Grade 12…

MS Support Group invites public to explore reflexology benefits in treating MS

Portage la Prairie MS Support Group invites public to explore reflexology benefits in treating MS

MS Support Group invites public to explore reflexology benefits in treating MSThe Portage & Rural MS Support Group invites you to an evening with Pattie Walsh a certified reflexology expert. The support group offers the opportunity to explore how reflexology can benefit individuals with MS which includes relaxation for fatigue, pain and psychological symptoms. The MS Support group has booked the boardroom at the Portage La…

A new sign has gone up on the avenue

Tweed dispensary in Portage

A new sign has gone up on the avenueTweed, a long time cannabis grower from Smith Falls ON put its sign up April 8 at the former Canadian Food Inspection Agency building on Saskatchewan Ave. and 3 St. E. On its website, Tweed explains that since 2014 it has been producing high-quality cannabis products for tens of thousands of Canadians. Tweed is part…
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