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Police blotter

The following is a summary of police activity in the Central Plains Area (Portage la Prairie, Treherne, Amaranth and the surrounding Rural Municipalities)


Police seize drugs, cash and firearms

On September 23rd, 2016, at 1:30 p.m., the Portage la Prairie RCMP General Investigation Section executed a search warrant at a residence on 6th Street NW in Portage la Prairie.

The City Hall of Portage la Prairie. (FILE PHOTO)

McCain alleges City overcharged for services

McCain Foods Limited is pursuing damages from the City of Portage la Prairie for back payments relating to a wastewater treatment agreement between the two parties, a filing with the Manitoba Court of the Queen’s Bench states.

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CMHA to combat community’s homelessness issue

The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) — Central Region announced at its AGM earlier this week that it will be making strategic partnerships with other community groups in an attempt to tackle the issue of homelessness within the community.

Victor Pinto-Matias, an exchange student from Brazil, will be completing Grade 12 at Portage Collegiate Institute.

Exchange student looking forward to winter

Despite pointing out the “cold” days Portage has experienced in the month of September, the Rotary Club of Portage la Prairie’s latest exchange student is looking forward to trying some of the winter activities that Canada is known for.

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