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” complete with the newly constructed PCU Centre. 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

Notice Regarding Water Billing

The City of Portage la Prairie wishes to provide an update to the community about water billing delays. In October, we notified you of billing discrepancies in Area 1 and Area 3 water bills resulting from conflicts between our financial software and the new water meter reading software. Those discrepancies were corrected and revised bills […]

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PROVINCE ANNOUNCES HISTORIC INVESTMENT IN MANITOBA’S FOOD-PROCESSING SECTOR

New $400-million Pea Processing Plant to be Built Near Portage la Prairie, Creating More Than 150 New Jobs:  Pallister The Manitoba government and Roquette today announced a historic investment in the province’s food-processing industry, confirming the France-based company’s plans to build a new, $400-million pea-processing facility near Portage la Prairie.  Premier Brian Pallister and Agriculture […]

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City of Portage la Prairie Welcomes New Director of Corporate Services

The City of Portage la Prairie is pleased to name Cathie McFarlane as their new Director of Corporate Services (formally known as Director of Finance), City Manager Jean-Marc Nadeau announced today. As Director of Corporate Services, McFarlane is responsible for overseeing and coordinating all financial management, control, reporting and purchasing functions for the City of […]

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January 10, 2017 Citizens Information

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2017 PROPERTY TAX PREPAYMENT

The City of Portage la Prairie offers tax payers the ability to prepay their taxes each year between January and June. 2017 Taxes may be prepaid up to 90 % of the previous year’s net tax levy in multiples of $10.00.  The prepayment discount rates are as follows: January 0.66% February 0.55% March 0.44% April 0.33% […]

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Citizens Info Page for December 28, 2016

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RECYCLE YOUR CHRISTMAS TREES

The City of Portage la Prairie will once again be recycling Christmas trees this year. Trees may be placed on the boulevard in front of your residence and will be picked up between January 3, 2017 and January 23, 2017. Trees may or may not be picked up on your regular scheduled garbage day. You […]

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ADDITIONAL CHRISTMAS GARBAGE COLLECTION

The City of Portage la Prairie would like to announce its Christmas Curbside Collection Service for solid waste. There will be a limit of 4 containers per household on the 1st collection day following the Christmas Holidays.  The 4-container limit will only be on the following days: Wednesday, December 28, 2016 – Day 4 Thursday, […]

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Garbage Pick Up Delays

Due to unforeseen circumstances, garbage pick up is behind schedule.  We expect missed garbage to be picked up today (possibly into the evening) and we will be back to our regular garbage pick up schedule on Monday.  Please call the Operations Department at 204-239-8346 if you have any questions related to garbage pick up.

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Crescent Lake Water Quality Improvement Study

In May of 2016 North South Consultants were awarded the contract for Consulting Services for the Development of Strategies to Improve Crescent Lake Water Quality. The City of Portage la Prairie commissioned this study to assess current conditions in Crescent Lake and investigate options to improve water quality, reduce the abundance of aquatic macrophytes and […]

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