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Southport to Host MB Precision Agriculture Workshop - November 21/17
Southport is partnering with Unmanned Systems Canada, Rocky Mountain Equipment, and Ag Business and Crop Inc. to host a MB Precision Agriculture Workshop on Tuesday, December 12, 2017.
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Southport Announces 2018 Manitoba Airshow - November 15/17
The sky over Southport Airport will become a lot busier for one weekend next summer! Southport Aerospace Centre Inc. (Southport) and KF Aerospace are partnering to host the Manitoba Airshow at Southport Airport on July 7-8, 2018.
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Southport Video - November 7/17
Southport has a new video! Watch it to learn about what Southport is and what we do.
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Southport's October Newsletter Available - November 6/17
Southport's October Newsletter is available.
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Recreation Supervisor Wanted - October 26/17
The Central Plains RecePlex in Southport is looking for a Term Recreation Supervisor.
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Girls Igniting Real Leadership Forum - October 20/17
The International Day of the Girl was Wednesday, and yesterday saw the Girls Igniting Real Leadership event in Southport. The afternoon was highlighted by a presentation from Minister of Sustainable Development Rochelle Squires...
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Southport Closed for Thanksgiving - October 6/17
Southport will be closed on Monday, October 9 for Thanksgiving. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, October 10. Happy Thanksgiving!
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Southport's September Newsletter - October 4/17
Southport's September Newsletter is ready! Read about our new gate guardian, significant anniversaries and more!
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Southport to Host Alzheimer Society Coffee Break - October 2/17
Join us at the Southport Boardroom on October 20th from 2-3 PM to relax and enjoy a cup of coffee accompanied by baked goods. All donations collected will go to the Alzheimer Society Manitoba.
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Southport's August Newsletter - September 7/17
Southport's August Newsletter is now available
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Labour Day Hours - August 31/17
Southport Office will be closed on September 4 for Labour Day. Enjoy the long weekend!
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Southport Community BBQ - August 31/17
On Wednesday August 30th, Southport held a Community BBQ to celebrate Southport's 25th Anniversary along with Canada's 150th Anniversary.
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Road Closures - August 30/17
Two roads at Southport will be closed from 1:00 PM until 10:00 PM today.
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Southport Community BBQ Schedule - August 28/17
Southport's Community BBQ celebrating Southport's 25th anniversary and Canada's 150th anniversary is this Wednesday. Check out the entertainment schedule here.
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BBQ Dinner Ticket Deadline Extended - August 2117
The deadline for dinner tickets for Southport's Community BBQ has been extended to this Friday, August 25th.
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BBQ Dinner Ticket Deadline - August 14/17
Make sure you get your ticket for the BBQ on August 30th! The deadline is August 16.
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Civic Holiday Closure - August 2/17
Southport will be closed on Monday August 7th for the Civic Holiday. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, August 8. Enjoy the long weekend!
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Southport 25th Anniversary & Canada 150th Anniversary
We're celebrating Southport's 25th Anniversary and Canada's 150th Anniversary! There will be kids activities, live music, a beer garden...
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New Recreation Attendants - July 7/17
Central Plains RecPlex at Southport has three new Recreation Attendants.
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Southport's June Newsletter Available - July 6/17
Southport's July Newsletter is now available! Read about the fundraising golf tournament, new employees and more.
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New Manager, Recreation - July 5/17
Please welcome Mark as the new Manager, Recreation at Central Plains RecPlex. Mark brings with him experience in Sport and Leisure management in Great Britain. Welcome to the team!
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Canada Day Closure - June 26/17
Southport's office will be closed on June 30. Regular hours will resume at 8:30 AM on Monday, July 3.
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Southport Scholarships - June 26/17
Congratulations to the graduating class of 2017! Southport awarded scholarships to students at PCI and Westpark school students last week.
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Residential Tenant Survey - June 15/17
Southport residential tenants: The deadline has been extended to complete your Residential Tenant Survey. You now have until June 21.
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Residential Tenant Survey - June 12/17
Reminder: Wednesday, June 14 is the deadline to complete the Residential Tenant Survey.
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Southport Presents $6,000 Cheque to CFPD - June 9/17
On Thursday June 8, Southport held a fundraising golf tournament with all proceeds going to the Community Foundation of Portage and District (CFPD).
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Southport's May Newsletter Available - June 5/17
Read about a recap of the community yard sale, upcoming summer events and more in Southport's May Newsletter.
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Two Weeks Left Until Golf Tournament - May 25/17
Just under two weeks until the golf tournament on June 8th! It's an excellent opportunity to support the Community Foundation of Portage and District...
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Southport Office Closed for Victoria Day - May 17/17
Southport's office will be closed for Victoria Day on Monday, May 22.
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One Week Left to Sign Up for Yard Beautification - May 11/17
Residential Tenants: Just one week left to sign up for the Southport Yard Beautification Competition! Email rbuhler@southport.ca today so that you don't miss out.
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Manager, Recreation Wanted - May 9/17
Southport is hiring for the position of Manager, Recreation at the Central Plains RecPlex. Join us and turn your potential into performance!
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Read our April Newsletter! - May 2/17
April has been a busy month at Southport! Read all about what has been going on in our April Newsletter.
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Centennaire Drive Closure - April 27/17
Centennaire Drive will be closed between Perry Avenue and the Central Plains RecPlex on Thursday April 27 from 3:00 - 4:00 PM and on Friday April 28 from 8:30 AM to 1:30 PM.
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Southport Anniversary Special Event - April 26/17
This Friday at 10:30 AM, please join us for a commemorative dedication in recognition of 25 years of military flight training at Southport.
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New Facilities Groundskeeper - April 25/16
Southport would like to welcome Drew Meady, who will be joining us at the Facilities Groundskeeper for the summer.
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Southport CEO Presents at Portage Rotary Club - April 19/17
Southport's CEO, Peggy May, presented at the Portage Rotary Club yesterday. Read the article to hear about Southport's economic impact, jobs at Southport, and future airport opportunities.
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Home and Business Expo - April 18/16
Come and visit Southport and Central Plains RecPlex at the Home and Business Expo on April 21-22 at Stride Place.
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Southport Office Closed for Good Friday - April 14/16
Southport Office will be closed Friday, April 14 for Good Friday. We will resume regular business hours on Monday, April 17 at 8:30 AM.
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Upcoming Event: Yard Beautification Competition - April 13/17
Residential tenants: Sign up before May 18 to be entered in the Yard Beautification Competition!
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Upcoming Event: Southport Community Yard Sale - April 13/17
Residential tenants: Sign up by May 1 for the Community Yard Sale!
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Upcoming Event: A Southport 25 Anniversary Special Event - April 13/17
Southport will make a commemorative dedication in recognition of 25 years of military flight training at Southport.
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Upcoming Event: Home and Business Expo - April 13/17
Southport and Central Plains RecPlex will be attending the Home and Business Expo on April 21-22.
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Southport's March Newsletter Available - April 5/17
Southport's March Newsletter is now available. You can read about the upcoming 25th anniversary of Southport, new employees and more!
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Facilities Groundskeeper Wanted - March 27/17
Southport is hiring a Facilities Groundskeeper (April - September). Join us and turn your potential into performance!
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New Recreation Attendants - March 20/16
Southport would like to welcome Bailey Green and Liam Shaw as new Recreation Attendants at the Central Plains RecPlex.
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Sponsoring Bowl for Kids - March 13/16
Southport was proud to sponsor Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl for Kids this past weekend which raised over $16,000 for their mentoring program.
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Southport's February Newsletter - March 6/17
Southport's February Newsletter is now available.
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"Southport Slappers" Results - February 21/17
This past weekend at the Portage Pond Hockey Tournament, employees (along with some family members) from Southport and Central Plains RecPlex played some excellent hockey.
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Southport Office Closed for Louis Riel Day - February
Southport Office will be closed for Louis Riel Day on February 20. We will reopen on Tuesday, February 21. Enjoy the long weekend!
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Recreation Attendant Wanted - February 16/17
Southport is hiring a Part-Time Recreation Attendant for the Central Plains RecPlex!
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"Southport Slappers" Return to Portage - February 16/17
Southport is entering a team in the Portage pond hockey tournament! Come on out to watch the "Southport Slappers" this weekend at Stride Place.
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Viterra Championship Event Recap - February 14/16
Southport and Central Plains RecPlex were proud to be a diamond sponsor of the Viterra Championship on February 8-12.
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Southport's January Newsletter - February 2/17
Southport's January Newsletter is now available.
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Southport to Sponsor Viterra Championship - January 27/16
Southport is a diamond sponsor of the Viterra Championship on February 8-12.
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Sawmill Tea + Coffee Co. Grand Opening - January 19/17
On January 20, Sawmill Tea + Coffee Co. will have their Grand Opening ceremony at 1:00PM.
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Portage Terriers Sponsor Night - January 18/17
Southport and Central Plains RecPlex are proud to sponsor the Portage Terriers as their dryland training facility. Join us to cheer on the Terriers at the PCU Centre on January 25 at 7:30 PM.
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New Part-Time Accountant - January 10/17
Southport would like to welcome Tieny Kirchner. She is joining us for a term part-time accountant position. Welcome to the team!
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Alzheimer Society Coffee Break - January 9/17
Southport is hosting a coffee break in support of the Alzheimer Society.
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Southport's December Newsletter - January 6/17
Southport's December newsletter is now available!
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Sawmill Tea + Coffee Co. Opens in Central Plains RecPlex - January 3/17
Sawmill Tea + Coffee Co. is now open in the Central Plains RecPlex!
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2017 Garbage and Recycling Schedule - December 20/16
Southport is on Recycling Schedule 4A for 2017. View the complete 2017 Garbage and Recycling Schedule...
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Southport's Holiday Hours - December 15/16
Thursday, December 22nd Office Closed 12:00 PM 1:30 PM...
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Part-Time Term Accountant Position Open - November 30/16
Southport is hiring a part-time term accountant. For more information, visit: http://southport.ca/18/careers-at-southport
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MB Precision Agriculture Workshop Draws Closer - November 18/16
Registration is open for the Manitoba Precision Agriculture Workshop which will take place Tuesday, December 13, 2016.
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New Recreation Attendant - November 16/16
Southport and the Central Plains RecPlex would like to welcome Shalyn Meady as a new Recreation Attendant. She is joining us for a term position. Welcome to the team!
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New Assistant Supervisor at the Central Plains RecPlex - November 14/16
Southport and the Central Plains RecPlex would like to welcome Janelle Wojtowicz as the new Assistant Supervisor, Recreation. Welcome to the team!
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CEO Peggy May to Dye Hair Purple - November 8/16
Our CEO, Peggy May, will be dyeing her hair purple in support of Central Plains Cancer Services! Her goal is to raise $2,000 for this vital service by December 7.
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Central Plains RecPlex Grand Opening Announced - October 18/16
The Grand Opening of the Central Plains RecPlex will take place on November 15.
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Alzheimer Society Coffee Break Postponed - October 5/16
The Alzheimer Society Coffee Break is postponed until further notice. Look for a new date in December!
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Deadline for Recreation Attendant Position Extended - October 3/16
The deadline to apply for the position of Recreation Attendant at the Central Plains RecPlex has been extended! Apply now: http://southport.ca/18/careers-at-southport
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Recreation Attendant Wanted - September 20/16
Southport is hiring a Recreation Attendant for the Central Plains RecPlex!
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Portage Day Care Opens Southport Location - September 9/16
Do you live, work, or go to school in Southport and need childcare? The Southport location of the Portage Day Care will be open Monday, September 12.
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Southport's August Newsletter - September 7/16
Read about what's been happening at Southport!
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Southport's Office Damaged, but Still Open - September 1/16
Southport's main office was involved in a motor vehicle collision early this morning. No one was injured, but the building sustained significant damage.
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Sunglasses Found After Community BBQ - August 18/16
A pair of sunglasses was left behind at the Community BBQ. If they are yours, come to the Southport Office and describe them to claim.
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Water Service Restored - August 17/16
Water service has been restored to Southport. If you are still having any issues with water service, please contact either propertymanagement@southport.ca or call 204-428-6030.
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Unexpected Water Service Disruption - August 17/16
Southport is currently experiencing a site wide water service disruption. We are working quickly to resolve the issue, and water is expected to be back on within the hour. Thank you for your patience and understanding during this time.
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Residential Community Barbeque - August 10/16
Mark your calendar for August 17th from 3:30-6:30 PM. Click more to see the schedule.
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Southport's June-July Newsletter Available - August 2/16
Hear Southport's updates from June and July. The newsletter is avaiable at southport.ca/49/newsletters
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Residential Community Barbeque - July 27/16
Southport's Annual Residential Community Barbeque is fast approaching! Mark your calendar for August 17th from 3:30-6:30 PM.
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Storm Clean Up - July 25/16
Thank you to everyone who helped with clean up after last week's storm. Your patience was appreciated as power and phone line issues were resolved.
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ATM Installed in Central Plains RecPlex - July 7/16
An ATM is now conveniently available for use in the Central Plains RecPlex.
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Southport Annual General Meeting - July 6/16
Southport's AGM was held Monday, July 4, in the new Portage Daycare inside the Central Plains RecPlex.
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Tenant Appreciation Dinner - July 6/16
Last Wednesday, June 29 was Southport's Tenant Appreciation Dinner. Commercial tenants gathered at the Southport Golf Club as a gesture of appreciation for their continued partnership.
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Canada Day Golf Tournament - June 29/16
Tournament this Friday, July 1, at Southport Golf Club. $30 for 9 holes of golf, barbecue dinner and a chance to win great prizes! Shot gun start at 1:00 pm
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Southport Spring Newsletter - June 15/16
Southport's Spring Newsletter is ready! Read about what has been happening in April and May under the "Press" tab.
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Southport Magazine
Check out the first edition of the Southport Magazine & E-zine. The interactive version has loads of additional features including photos, videos and web links.
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Annual Yard Beautification Competition - May 17/16
Residential tenants of Southport: Sign up for the 2nd Annual Yard Beautification Contest! Contact mktassistant@southport.ca or (204) 428-6057 to register. Guideline packages are available at the Southport office. Deadline is June 1.
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Accommodations for Manitoba Airshow - May 17/16
Southport has accommodations available for the weekend of June 4 for the Manitoba Airshow.
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Golf Fundraiser Postponed - May 13/16
The Fort McMurray Fundraiser at Southport Golf Club is postponed to next Saturday, May 21, due to the snow.
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Golf Fundraiser for Fort McMurray Victims - May12/16
This Saturday, May 14 at 1pm, Southport Golf Club is hosting a 9 Hole Scramble Fundraiser with all benefits going to the Red Cross for Fort McMurray victims. Call 204-428-3174 or email info@southportgolfclub for more information.
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Community Yard Sale & Pancake Breakfast - May 4/16
Southport will be hosting our first Community Yard Sale with a free Pancake Breakfast, this Saturday from 9 AM -1 PM. Pancakes will be served from 9-10 AM. A community map will be handed out with participating addresses.
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Student UAV's Take Flight - April 29/16
Practice flights for the Student UAV competition will begin this afternoon. Spectators are welcome during competition flights Saturday and Sunday. (Follow the signs for event parking.) Click for schedule.
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Students Arriving for UAV Student Competition -April 28/16
Welcome 14 teams from across Canada as they compete in the 2016 Unmanned Systems Canada UAV student competition.
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Welcome Renata Nyhof - April 18/16
Southport welcomes Renata Nyhof as our newest employee. Renata will be the Marketing Assistant from April - September.
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Community Yard Sale & Pancake Breakfast - April 13/16
Southport will be hosting our first Community Yard Sale on Saturday, May 7th, which will feature a free Pancake Breakfast.
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Facilities Apprentice Position Closed - April 8/16
The job posting for the Facilities Maintenance Apprentice Technician is officially closed. Stay tuned for when Southport's newest employee is announced.
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Phase 1 Winners Announced - March 29/16
Phase 1 of the 2016 UAV Student Competition is complete. A judging panel, comprised of Canadian subject matter experts, has completed its independent review of technical papers submitted by all 18 teams.
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F& G Aviation Information Session - March 23/16
F&G Aviation is organizing an Information session on April 2nd.
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Marketing Assistant Posting Closed - March 18/16
The Marketing Assistant job posting's deadline was on March 18th. Stay tuned for the announcement of the new summer employee!
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New Part-Time Accountant Hired - March 7/19
We are happy to announce that Dorothy Young has joined the Southport team as the Part-Time Accountant.
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MB 99's Hosting Air Show at Southport - March 4/16
We are pleased to announce that the Manitoba 99s will be hosting an Air Show at Southport on Saturday, June 4th! Please contact the MB 99er's for further information - mbairshow@gmail.com
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Southport Attends MAC Symposium - March 1/16
Peggy May, CEO and Deanna Mitchell, Manager, Business Development will be attending the Manitoba Aviation Council Symposium on March 2 & 3, 2016.
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Two Job Postings for Southport - Feb.16/16
We have extended the search for a Part-Time Accountant until February 24th. We are also searching for a Marketing Assistant to work from April - September.
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ACC Announces Rotating Site at Southport - Feb.12/16
Assiniboine Community College announced today that Portage la Prairie, Melita and Dauphin have been selected as the three locations to host the next rural rotating practical nursing sites.
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Portage Daycare at Southport - Feb.10/16
Portage Daycare will be opening the doors to a 30 spot daycare in the Central Plains RecPlex.
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Terriers Rock - Jan. 28/16
Southport and Central Plains RecPlex sponsored the Portage Terriers game on January 24th.
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Part-Time Accountant Wanted - Jan.26/16
Southport is searching for a Part-Time Accountant.
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Supply of Maintenance Vehicle Purchased - Jan.25/16
The tender for a new supply Maintenance Vehicle was awarded to West Perimeter Auto out of Winnipeg.
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Mark Your Calendars - Jan.25/16
Spring events coming up!
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New Staff at Southport - Jan.7/16
Three new employees have recently started at Southport!
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New Tender - Supply of Maintenance Vehicle - Nov. 30/15
Southport is accepting quotes for the replacement of a maintenance cargo van.
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Unmanned Systems Canada Student Competiton - Nov.25/15
Southport will be hosting the 9th Annual Unmanned Systems Canada Student Competition from April 29 - May 1, 2016.
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Alzheimer Society Coffee Break Fundraiser - Oct.31/15
$100 raised for the Alzheimer Society at Coffee Break Fundraiser
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Central Plains RecPlex Website Launched - Oct.28/15
Find out all the details about the Central Plains Recplex at www.centralplainsrecplex.com
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F&G Aviation Ground School - Oct.23/15
Private Pilot Ground School at Southport.
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3CFFTS Students received their RCAF Wings - Oct.16/15
Another graduation was celebrated today at Southport. Four 3CFFTS Students received their RCAF Wings.
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