Ferris ChainOn behalf of City Council and the Citizens of the City of Portage la Prairie I am pleased to welcome you to the City of Portage la Prairie Web Site. Located within the heart of the richest agricultural belt in the Province, the economy is driven by a vibrant and progressive agricultural community. In addition, we look to ongoing diversification of the economy. Working diligently with local groups contributing to a quality of life second to none, the City of Portage la Prairie cherishes progress and seizes opportunities that enable our growth. Our City has a wide range of activities and interests, such as lodges, service clubs, youth groups, sports groups, senior citizen clubs, music and art.

Come and explore our “Island in the City” and Stride Place, our recreation multiplex. This beautiful facility comes complete with two arenas, an aquatic centre with a wave pool and water slide, a fitness centre and concessions.  Visit the Portage Arts  Centre and Gift Shop, or spend a leisurely day shopping down Saskatchewan Avenue or in at our mall. Portage la Prairie is certainly a great place to visit or call home.

Mayor Irvine Ferris


LATEST NEWS

Citizens Info March 28, 2017

Click here to view the March 28, 2017 Citizens Information page.

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Public Notice: 2017 Pesticide Control Programs

Public Notice is hereby given that the City of Portage la Prairie intends to conduct the following Pesticide Control Programs during 2017. To reduce the mosquito, black fly, forest tent caterpillar, and elm bark beetle population using the chemicals Malathion, Pyrate and Bacillus Thuringsis, for larvaciding; To control vegetation on sidewalks and parking lots using […]

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Mayor proclaims Nutrition Month and National Dietitians Day

Mayor Irvine Ferris proclaimed March 2017 as Nutrition Month and Wednesday March 15th, 2017 as National Dietitians Day in the City of Portage la Prairie encouraging all citizens to be mindful of nutrition, recognize the contributions of Dietitians and express appreciation for their commitment to promoting science-based food and nutrition in the hopes of achieving optimum […]

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2017 Budget Speech

2017 Budget Speech NEW BUSINESS February 27, 2017 Read by Finance Chair Councillor Brent Budz Your Worship, and fellow members of Council.  It is my pleasure as Chair of the Finance, Legislative & Property Committee to present to you our 2017 municipal budget for approval. We have developed a spending plan for 2017 with a […]

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2017 Residual Biosolids Land Application Program

The City of Portage la Prairie intends to conduct the 2017 Residual Biosolids Land Application Program commencing in the spring, late summer and fall of 2017. Below you will find the land areas that have been selected for the 2017 Program. Pending soil analysis, biosolids may be applied to the following agricultural lands: LEGAL DESCRIPTION […]

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Citizens Information for February 28, 2017

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Road Closure & Service Disruption – Tupper Street N

Road Closure & Service Disruption – Tupper Street N (between 5th & 6th Ave): On Tuesday February 28th, Tupper Street N (between 5th and 6th Ave) will be closed and water will be shut off in the area for hydrant repairs.

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2016 Farmland School Tax Rebate

Applications for the 2016 Farmland School Tax Rebate and proof that property taxes along with any penalties and interest are paid in full must be received by Manitoba Agricultural Services Corporation by the March 31, 2017 deadline.  For additional information see www.masc.mb.ca/fstr or call 204-726-7068.

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City of Portage la Prairie passes new Parking Enforcement By-Law

February 14, 2017 Portage la Prairie, MB – Portage la Prairie City Council approved by-law 17-8655 “General and Parking By-law Enforcement By-Law” at their regular meeting held February 13, 2017. The bylaw is a result of new mandatory provincial guidelines intended to reduce the number of bylaw disputes that enter the Provincial Court system. In […]

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Waterline Break: Royal Road (backlane)

City crews are working on repairing a water line break in the 100 block of Royal Road South (back lane). Residents in that area may be without water until the repairs are complete.

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