Sharing cultural experience, broadening one’s mind and learning are cornerstones of student exchanges.
From an African country famous for one of the natural Seven Wonders of the World, to Portage la Prairie where the 1st and 5th Avenue Gospel Halls can claim two of the natural wonders of their faith.
In light of Alberta’s declared agricultural disaster, it’s a safe bet market prices on cattle feed are rising and producers here will be shipping whatever extra they have west to Alberta.
A big part of Portage la Prairie’s plan to prosper is to grow and diversify both its population and economic base.
Seema Chouhan left India almost a year ago seeking a new life in Canada and in particular, Portage la Prairie.
The annual Portage la Prairie & District Chamber of Commerce nominations for Best Business Awards will close Sept. 4.
The outpouring of community support to help a Portage la Prairie family whose child will be in the Manitoba Children’s Hospital for at least a year has taken on a life of its own since two young girls here raised nearly $1,000 with a lemonade stand.
Incumbent Candice Bergen is looking for her second re-election after two consecutive terms and a stint as Minister of State for Social Development. Bergen won her seat in the 2011 election with a landslide 70 per cent of the vote.
At about 2 p.m. Aug. 25 one shirtless and intoxicated man allegedly known as "Burglar Bob" ran from Portage RCMP to avoid arrest on two outstanding warrants.