Portage la Prairie & District Chamber of Commerce


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


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.

Small Business Week

Join us for a week long of learning, networking and future-proofing your business. 

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New Tax for Small Businesses?

PROPOSED FEDERAL TAX CHANGES Quietly this summer, Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced proposed changes to the corporate tax structure in Canada. The changes, according to the federal government, is meant to address fairness and make the 1% pay their fair share of taxes. Upon further review, economists, business, and tax experts share a different view. …

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Nominations are now open!

Nominations now open for the 2017 Best Business and Community Volunteer Awards. Nominate an outstanding business or person that has gone above and beyond for their community. Nomination deadline, Friday, September 30th, 2017. Awards will be handed out at the Best Business Awards Gala on Friday, November 17th, 2017.   Nominate someone today! Best Business …

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Exciting News for Portage la Prairie!

An announcement was made yesterday that our great city of Portage la Prairie, MB will be host to the first ever Canadian Mixed Doubles Olympic Trials! It will take place at Stride Place, January 3-7, 2018. It will be here that curlers from across Canada will compete for the right to represent Canada at the 2018 …

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Agriculture Awareness Weekend

Agriculture Awareness Weekend 2017 – Celebrating Agriculture in our Community Friday, February 3rd & 4th MNP Building   The Portage la Prairie & District Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the Portage Industrial Exhibition Association on an Agriculture Awareness Weekend. This is an opportunity to celebrate and showcase Agriculture in our community! The weekend will start with an Agriculture Appreciation Dinner. Dinner will focus on local foods and two awards will be handed out; Farm Family of the Year and Young Farmers of the Year.  The 2017 Agriculture Appreciation Dinner is going to feature guest Speaker Colleen Dyck, Owner and founder of GORP Energy Bars.  GORP is a clean, all natural energy bar made on the Canadian Prairies. Colleen is a …

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Best Business Awards Gala

THANK YOU TO EVERYONE THAT ATTENDED THE 2016 BEST BUSINESS AWARDS!!! CONGRATS TO ALL OUR WINNERS: Arts/Cultural Person of the Year – Yvette Cuthbert Sports Person of the Year – Hans Stasuik Youth Volunteer of the Year – Donnovan Hillman Citizen of the Year – TIE! Hazen Barrett and Preston Meier Outstanding Small Business – …

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