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 Might Be From Portage If…

Here is a fun video that features some of the lighter things about Portage la Prairie. If you are from Portage then you'll understand most of the video and you likely point with your lips. You might be...

See What Is In The Bottom Of Crescent Lake

Crescent Lake Life Part II:  The Bottom   Does anything live in the bottom of Crescent Lake?  We went out with entomologist, Erica Smith, as she scooped the bottom of the lake.  Yes it was smelly...

A Perfectly Preserved One Room Schoolhouse

West of Portage la Prairie, and a little Northwest of Austin is Edrans. Not much of a town, more a of a district.  It's there we met up with Robert Smith, whose Great Grandfather, a homesteader in the area,...

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...

Wedding Ring Lost For 12 Years Returned By Stranger

Ring returned after being lost for 12 years Twelve years ago, Teresa Stanley lost her wedding rings and despite searching frantically for three weeks was not able to find them.  She had long given up hope...

A Man & His Dog Barking Across Canada

Being on the Trans-Canada Highway where the Yellowhead funnels under Manitoba's great lakes, Portage plays host to many characters traversing the country for one reason or another.  Today we caught up with...

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...

How To Properly Mispronounce Portage Street Names

In our endless quest to help Portage la Prairians capture and navigate our distinct local culture we have developed a helpful video tutorial on how to properly mispronounce Portage street names. This short...