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New Organizational Strategy for PRED

Posted 07/28/20

PRED ORGANIZATIONAL STRATEGY Developing strategic areas for an organization is a process of determining its pathway or direction and making decisions on ensuring the adequate amount of resources to...

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First Quarter Report – 2020

Posted 05/01/20

What has been happening in PRED? Check out what initiatives that PRED has been working on in the 1st quarter of 2020

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Strategic Focus

Posted 04/22/20

Strategic Focus The PRED organization is in the final stages of completing its organizational strategy for the next four years. The strategic planning process began with the need to...

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Economic Development COVID-19 Response

Posted 04/22/20

We are teaming up to bring ALL of our resources together to help our local businesses during this pandemic. It doesn’t matter what type of business you run, we...

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2018 PRED Financial Statements

Posted 07/22/19

Below is the link to the 2018 Portage Regional Economic Development Financial Statements. PRED FS 2018

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“Sleeper” towns now wide awake to investors in Manitoba

Posted 03/05/19

Manitoba economic development officials give notice that economic and real estate opportunities are thriving outside of Winnipeg’s Perimeter Highway. Certainly the bulk of the province’s population of 1.3 million...

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Popeyes Coming to Portage

Posted 11/08/18

Portage la Prairie is going to be seeing more fried chicken come fall of 2019. Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen will be opening up near the Portage Co-op. Jonathan Enright’s a...

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Maxx Security expands to Portage

Posted 09/11/18

The company might be relatively new but that’s not stopping business and life partners Fred Baah and Ashley Fisher and their goal of providing specialized security services across southern...

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Portage la Prairie, Manitoba – City of possibilities

Posted 05/14/18

Business View Magazine interviews representatives from Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, as part of our focus on best practices of Canadian cities. Portage la Prairie is a small city in...

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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 Prairie today. Premier Brian Pallister...

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