Portage la Prairie At Night

The punchline would state that this town looks better in the dark.  And while surveying our fair city by the light of day one may argue it would appear some of it looks like it was put together in the dark...

The Republic

See the one minute promo and the first seven minutes of the Republic. The Conspiracy. The Power. In 1867 an independent nation was declared in South Central Manitoba (Portage la Prairie). Founded by Thomas...

Captain Canuck back in Portage

On October 30th, The creator of Captain Canuck, Richard Comely was back home here in Portage la Prairie.  He and Fadi Hakim, producer of Captain Canuck The Animated Web Series were on their way to C4 -...

You know… I think it’s spring.

I don't trust the weather this year.  We'll see if this lasts.  But for now, I think it's spring. A photo essay from around town of some  signs that we made it through. Click on any pic to...

Duck Walk VIDEO

This morning while walking over by the Portage library I met Rick Deleau of the Cinema Centre. He was taking a picture of something on the Boulevard.  Turns out it was this Mama Duck and her eight...

New Albion Hotel Fire Photos Discovered

With the overwhelming response to the Albion Hotel fire story, we went looking for more photos of that historic day. Here's more from the Albion Hotel fire. Firefighters hose down east wall. They look...

Trains Hit The Mall

There's nothing like a model train to bring out the kid in you. New, at the Portage la Prairie Mall this Christmas season is the Save the CP Station Store. With  N, O and HO scale models set up, you can...

Prisoner of War Camp @ Newton Manitoba

Did anyone know there was a World War Two Prisoner of War Camp at Newton, Manitoba? This video highlights a local collectors discovery  of an artifact revealing some of the history of this camp.  You never...

November 11

With Remembrance Day approaching, we take a look back with Yosh Tashiro, at some of the images surrounding the Cenotaph and the military presence in Portage over the years. Saluting the fallen as school...

Halloween II – The terror continues

Here's a few more shots from the archive of the evil that lurks in Portage la Prairie this time of year. It looks like they were giving out waterfowl instead of candy that year... The haunted Mall....