Advocating for the Canadian firearms community, in a video posted to her facebook page, Portage-Lisgar Conservative MP Candice Bergen urges Liberal Minister of Public Safety Ralph Goodale to intervene and reverse RCMP decision to ban the Ruger 10/22 magazine.
First-ever Pride march a success
Fire claims one
Organizers of Saturdays first Pride march in Portage emphasize it is not only for members of the LGBTTQ2 community.
Will Garrioch, an organizer of Pride Portage la Prairie, is pictured in drag queen attire. Garrioch will be doing a drag performance at the Portage Pride Social at the Army Navy & Air Force on Saturday night. See Page 3 for story on first ever Portage Pride March to be held here on Saturday morning.
The Big Brothers and Big Sisters (BBBS) of Portage la Prairie will be getting a much needed boost, thanks to funds raised at the local MCC Thrift Shop on a day dedicated to supporting the organization.
A Toronto-based study is in search of individuals residing in rural Manitoban communities that are attempting to juggle work with caring for an individual suffering from dementia.
The Rural Municipality (RM) of Portage announced at its Aug. 23 council meeting that it will be proceeding with plans to expand the lagoon in the local urban district (LUD) of Oakville, thanks to a funding application approved by the federal government.
Portage la Prairie athlete Dale Sinclair put in a strong showing at the 2016 Canadian Transplant Games, held in Toronto, Ont., earlier in August.