Portage la Prairie & District Chamber of Commerce

Mission

To be the Leader in supporting the needs & concerns of the Business Community

Vision

To be the Voice of Business…dedicated to the Vitality of our Community


The Portage & District Chamber of Commerce is an active, vocal organization, representing its memberships concerns. The Chamber promotes its position with a united voice in Community, Regional and Provincial issues.

COVID-19: PROVINCIAL & FEDERAL UPDATES

VACCINATION UPDATES: • The Province plans to release its vaccination priority schedule (sequencing of populations for entire vaccine roll-out) on Wednesday, Jan. 27, with the caveat that the situation is fluid and may be subject to change. • Dr. Joss Reimer shared today that the Personal Care Home (PCH) immunization campaign will be completed one …

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Dine in Restaurant Relief Program

Are you a traditionally dine-in restaurant that shifted to a food delivery model amid Code Red pandemic restrictions? This new relief program, which has received almost 600 applications already, can help you defray food delivery costs incurred during the Critical (Red) phase of the RestartMB Pandemic Response System. Through a $5-million grant from the Province …

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HAVE YOUR SAY: PROVINCE OF MANITOBA CONDUCTING 2021 BUDGET CONSULTATIONS

The province’s mid-year financial report and economic outlook released in Dec. 2020 projected a revised deficit of $2.048 billion for the current 2020-21 fiscal year, which would be the highest deficit in Manitoba history. As we move into 2021, the provincial government is inviting Manitobans to help shape the upcoming budget. There are many ways …

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CODE RED “LITE” IN EFFECT AS OF JANUARY 23/2021

Limited changes to the public health orders took effect on Jan. 23, and will last for three weeks. Previous restrictions in the orders remain, with the following changes now in effect for the Winnipeg (except for Churchill), Southern Health–Santé Sud, Interlake–Eastern and Prairie Mountain Health regions (excludes Northern Health Region): 1) household limits: orders will …

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B2B Manitoba

Recent enhancements to b2bmanitoba.ca enable businesses to contract health and safety services, such as product installation, laundry, cleaning and disinfection. The enhanced tool also now includes:  a helpful home page explanation video;  the ability to save search queries, page places and filters for an improved user experience; manufacturing location, shipping time and ships-from data the …

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