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Portage la Prairie RCMP Receiving $95K from Province

Portage la Prairie RCMP Receiving $95K from Province

RCMP Crest Logo VehicleThe Manitoba government is providing $95,000 in funding to the Portage la Prairie RCMP detachment for a program that supports young people and families at risk.

The Portage Hub began in 2018 and helps connect public and not-for-profit agencies that work with high-risk individuals or families.

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Man Tries to Hold Back Woman from Leaving Burning Apartment: RCMP

Man Tries to Hold Back Woman from Leaving Burning Apartment: RCMP

RCMP Crest Logo VehicleA Portage la Prairie man has been charged with attempted murder and other offences after he allegedly tried to keep a woman from leaving a burning apartment.

Emergency crews were called to 5th Street in Portage la Prairie on February 15 when they noticed thick black smoke coming from a basement apartment.

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Two CN Freight Trains Derail West of Winnipeg, No One Hurt: RCMP

Two CN Freight Trains Derail West of Winnipeg, No One Hurt: RCMP

By The Canadian Press

CN Derailment
A CN Rail train derailed east of Portage la Prairie on Thursday, January 3, 2019. The Transportation Safety Board will have investigators on scene Friday. (RCMP HANDOUT)

PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE, Man. – Canadian National Railway says two freight trains derailed west of Winnipeg.

Two locomotives and eight freight cars went off the tracks Thursday morning east of Portage la Prairie.

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CP Holiday Train Travelling Through Manitoba December 3-5

CP Holiday Train Travelling Through Manitoba December 3-5

CP Holiday Train
The CP Holiday Train will travel through Manitoba December 3-5. (CP / HANDOUT)

The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train will soon roll its way into Manitoba to celebrate 20 years of collecting food and raising funds for food banks across North America.

The train will stop in Winnipeg on Monday, December 3 at 9 p.m. at the grade railway crossing at Panet Road and Molson Street. The event runs from 9:15 to 9:45 p.m. and the stage will open to both sides.

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