Southport Magazine

Volume 2 Issue 1 (2017)

Volume 1 Issue 1 (2016)


Southport in the Media

2017 - June 

Grants, Bursaries, and Canada 150 Grants Unveiled At CFPD AGM 06/21

Canada 150 Grants were also handed out at Tuesday night's celebration. The winners included Southport... Read More

Golf Tournament Raises $6K for CFPD 06/12

Southport and the Community Foundation of Portage and District (CFPD) collaborated in a golf tournament last Thursday... Read More

CFPD Golf Tourney a Big Hit 06/09

On Thursday June 8, Southport held a fundraising golf tournament with all proceeds going to the Community Foundation... Read More

2017 - May

Southport Celebrates 25 Years of Flight Training 05/12

Southport is marking 25 years of flight training with special events and a new "gate guardian." At a ceremony held... Read More

Southport Hosts A.C.E. Regional School Convention 05/02

Accelerated Christian Education Canada is Southport is host tomorrow for schools from Alberta... Read More

2017 - April

Southport Celebrates 25 Years 04/28
Southport celebrated 25 years of operations with a commemorative ceremony today... 
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Southport Recognizes 25 Years of Flight Training 04/28
Southport celebrated its 25th anniversary of flight training earlier today with a morning ceremony that had Premier Brian..
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25 Years of Flight Training in Southport 04/27
Southport Aerospace is celebrating the silver anniversary of its flight training this month... 
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Southport Turns 25 04/27
Southport is celebrating its 25th anniversary on Friday with a commemorative dedication... 
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Southport's Come a Long Way in Five Years 04/19
Southport Aerospace has come a long way in five years. CEO Peggy May brought the Portage Rotary Club... 
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2017 - March

Rogers Hometown Hockey Arrives in Portage 03/24
Slone says today they're connecting with the folks at Southport, and will have the chance to go fly a helicopter... 
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2017 - February

RecPlex Climbs to New Heights with Successful Bouldering Competition 02/26
The Central Plains RecPlex in Southport welcomed climbers from around the region on Saturday...
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Photos: Ascend the Pit Bouldering Competition 02/25
Central Plains Rec Plex's Ascend the Pit bouldering competition is currently underway at the venue's rock climbing...
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RM of Portage Comments on Southport Economic Impact Study 02/22
After Southport Aerospace's recent economic impact study was published, the RM of Portage la Prairie remarked...
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Open to Serve You 02/13
The Sawmill Tea and Coffee Company kiosk in the Central Region RecPlex at 75 Centennaire Dr. in Southport...
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Southport CEO Discusses Economic Impact Report 02/10
A recent economic impact study of Southport highlights the value military services have on total economic output...
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7 Pilots Earn Wings in Southport 02/06
It was the 3 Canadian Forces Flying Training School Wings Graduation Ceremony last Friday in Southport...
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Report Examines Southport's Economic Impact 02/03
A consulting firm recently completed a new economic impact study of Southport. The report prepared by...
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2017 - January

VOI Creates at Southport RecPlex 01/24
Visions of Independence (VOI) Executive Director Jennifer Hagedorn may have been really happy...
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Grand Opening of Healthy Food Kiosk at RecPlex 01/21
Sawmill Tea and Coffee Company held its grand opening in the Central Plains Rec Plex at Southport yesterday...
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Premier Brings 'Portage la Prairie Approach' to Government 01/18
The Portage la Prairie and District Chamber of Commerce held a meet-and-greet last night with Premier Brian Pallister...
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Repairs Almost Complete at Southport Admin Office 01/17
The administration office at Southport is almost fully repaired after a vehicle crashed into it in Sept. 2016...
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Great Reviews for Central Plains Rec Plex 01/17
The Central Plains Rec Plex at Southport has been receiving positive reviews and seen an increase in membership...
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Manitoba Community Hoping to Offer Precision Ag Training 01/03
Southport is hoping to be at the forefront of precision agricultural training, also known as...
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Southport Focusing On Business and Client Growth 01/02
The community of Southport Aerospace is always expanding and 2017 looks like another year of significant growth...
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Archived Media

2016 - December

One - Time Aboriginal LPN Course Underway in Southport 12/21
Assiniboine Community College is now operating a one-time-only Aboriginal LPN course in Southport... 
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Producers Looking to High-Tech Tools 12/20
Like many industries, farming benefits from advances in technology. Ag Business & Crop Inc. president Felix Weber... 
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Southport Hopeful for Precision Agriculture Training 12/19
Southport's hoping to be at the forefront of precision agricultural training in the future. A precision ag workshop was... 
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Purple Hair For Cancer Services Revealed 12/14
The Kids Can Cope purple hair reveal took place this afternoon at the PCU Centre in Portage la Prairie. The program... 
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Precision Ag Workshop Held In Southport 12/14
Right here in part of the bread basket of the world yesterday saw a gathering in Southport that was focused on... 
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Southport Digs Deeper for United Way 12/13
Southport on Friday presented  a cheque for $7,000 to the United Way campaign. “100 per cent of our employees... 
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Flying Training School at Southport Supports United Way 12/12
The 3 Canadian Forces Flying Training School at Southport recently stepped up to support Portage Plains United Way... 
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Southport Gives Little Extra Than Planned To United Way 12/09
The Portage Plains United Way got a boost this morning from Southport Aerospace, including a little more than planned... 
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2016 - November

New Rec Centre Offers Plenty of Action 11/28
Climbers now scramble up holds on a 30-foot high wall where swimmers once did laps at the Central Plains RecPlex... 
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Students Earn Wings in Southport 11/21
It was graduation day in Southport Friday at 3 Canadian Forces Flying Training School and seven students earned...
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New RecPlex Designed with History in Mind 11/17
A lot of thought went into Southport's new state-of-the-art three million dollar Central Plains RecPlex...
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Southport Unveils Newly Renovated Fitness Facility 11/16
After nearly two years of work, renovations on Southport’s Central Plains RecPlex have finished...
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Central Plains RecPlex Cuts Ribbon for Enhanced Facility 11/15
The ribbon was cut for Southport's upgraded Central Plains RecPlex facility Tuesday afternoon...
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Southport Sapphires Gymnastics Results 02/25
The Southport Sapphires Gymnastics Club hosted its annual competition on Feb. 21 at Southport...
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Portage Day Care Hopes to Open at Southport Facility 02/19
Southport and Portage Day Care Centre have teamed up with the hopes of opening a daycare at...
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Southport Sapphires Gymnastics Club Opens Season 02/12
The Southport Sapphires Gymnastics Club competed in their first event of the season...
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Cody vs. Colby 01/02
Mix 96's mid-day host Cody B challenged Southport Rec Centre's Colby Orchard in 5 challenges...
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Treadmill Trivia Finale 10/10
We put Pearl to the test to see how long she can run on a treadmill going 8mph...
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