“Beyond the Perimeter” tour in Portage la Prairie

As an effort to introduce newcomers to surrounding communities outside of Winnipeg, Manitoba, the first edition of “Beyond the Perimeter” tour has been delivered. This is a group effort of MANSO and New Journey Housing, Portage Local Immigration Partnership, and Portage Learning and Literacy Centre.

On February 4, 2020, a group of 21 newcomers departure from Winnipeg and headed to Portage la Prairie on a Winnipeg Trolley Company’s bus. The group got to visit local employers, hospitals, schools, real estates, and other local hotspots in Portage.

The tour stopped at Stride Place for lunch. 

Below are local stories on Portage Online that covered the event:



CBC Radio Weekend Morning interview with a newcomer participant and MANSO Regional Coordinator: