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Ashley Popko spent her time with the Work Experience Program at Portage Plains United Way and Central Plains Cancer Services. (Brian Oliver/The Graphic)

Local Work Experience Program benefits community

A unique program offered at the Portage Learning and Literacy Centre (PLLC) works directly with local businesses to set up a mutually beneficial partnership with young community members who are having difficulty entering the workforce.


Weekly report

The following is a summary of police activity in the Central Plains area – including Portage la Prairie, Treherne, Amaranth and the surrounding municipalities – between Feb. 12 and Feb. 18.

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

City goes digital

The city of Portage la Prairie has launched a new communications system and mobile app to better serve its citizens.

No homegrown pot in Manitoba

Manitoba’s Minister of Education and Training and Portage MLA, Ian Wishart, reiterated the Manitoba government’s no tolerance position regarding the home cultivation of cannabis, as well as the importance of protecting public health and safety as cannabis is legalized.

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