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Representing an agri-food manufacturing hub of 20,000 people, Portage Regional Economic Development (PRED) helps inspire new investment and re-investment across the region. With optimal access to natural resources, major transportation routes, and utility capacity to support industrial growth and innovation, we invite you see how Portage la Prairie factors into your future prosperity.

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Portage la Prairie is a major service centre for the Central Plains region of Manitoba, located in one of the most productive agricultural zones in Canada, containing regional government offices, retail and distribution services and has proven to be a sound investment for manufacturing and processing for export-driven companies.

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J.R. Simplot Company Announces $460 Million Expansion, Creating Nearly 100 New Jobs: Pallister

Posted 02/14/18

PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE—The Manitoba government and J.R. Simplot Company (Simplot) announced a major investment and expansion in the company’s Manitoba-based operations near Portage la...

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City and RM Plans to Boost Tourism with New Branding and Investments

Posted 12/20/17

The City and Rural Municipality of Portage la Prairie are in the midst of launching new branding, as part of joint tourism efforts. Portage...

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Construction underway on Roquette plant

Posted 12/20/17

Construction is officially underway on a project that will provide a much needed economic boost to Portage la Prairie. Ground was official broken [September...

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