RBC Cup In Portage

logos rbc cup jun242013

Portage la Prairie's going to host the premier Junior A hockey tournament in Canada in 2015.

It was announced at last night's Portage Terriers AGM Hockey Canada's awarded the RBC Cup tournament to this city -- it'll be at the PCU Centre, and means an automatic berth for the Terriers.

Team President Dale Deschouwer is pleased, particularly because of how long it took to get it, after their 2011 bid wasn't accepted. He adds the PCU Centre was built with this tournament in mind.

Terriers' coach and GM Blake Spiller is looking forward to the tournament, adding he's confident the city will do a great job hosting it, thanks to the experience of other large events.

RBC Cup Committee Co-chair Dave Patsack describes this as super exciting, adding it'll showcase Portage and the PCU Centre to a national audience.

If you want to volunteer, here's an This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Share This:

  • people hazen barret oct242014

    More Students Attend Portage Schools

    Friday October 24, 2014

    Student enrolment's up in our schools. Hazen Barrett is Superintendent of Portage la Prairie School Division reported the figures at the

  • people elliot sims cfib mar312014

    Shop Locally On "Small Business Saturday"

    Friday October 24, 2014

    Tomorrow is Small Business Saturday. Elliot Sims, Director of Provincial Affairs for the Canadian Federation of Independent Business, says

  • chamber awards oct 14

    Chamber Of Commerce Recognizes Volunteers, Businesses

    Friday October 24, 2014

    The Portage la Prairie and District Chamber of Commerce took the time to recognize the region's finest. They held their annual Best Busine

  • people michelle laidlaw oct232014

    New Balanced School Day Catching On

    Friday October 24, 2014

    One of our schools has implemented a new Balanced School Day.   North Memorial School Principal Michelle Laidlaw presented a pr

  • cancer awareness

    Fundraiser Tonight In Gladstone

    Friday October 24, 2014

    The Gladstone Hotel is holding a cancer fundraiser tonight.  Gerald Bisson, who's preparing to become the owner of the hotel next wee

  • people candice bergen offcial photo jun042013

    MP Bergen: "Top Priority is to Protect Canadians"

    Thursday October 23, 2014

    The Member of Parliament for Portage-Lisgar says Wednesday's shooting on Parliament Hill will be something she'll never forget. Candice Be

  • city council earl porter oct312012

    Porter Says Farewell To Council

    Thursday October 23, 2014

    Portage la Prairie's outgoing mayor thanks his supporters, as well as everyone who took the time to run in this municipal election. Earl

  • chris rennie oct232014

    Former Portager In Ottawa During Shooting

    Thursday October 23, 2014

    Former Golden West employee Chris Rennie now works on Parliament Hill as an interpreter. He spoke with Ryan Simpson this morning about ye

  • people irvine victory

    The New Crew At City Hall

    Thursday October 23, 2014

    The citizens of Portage la Prairie have elected a new mayor and two new councillors, while returning four incumbent councillors to office.

  • people joyce shrader copy copy copy

    Friday Forum on Abuse Against Women & Girls

    Thursday October 23, 2014

    Tomorrow, the Harmony Project forum takes place regarding violence against women and girls.   Joyce Schrader is executive direc

  • logos central plains cancer care aug192013 copy

    Portage Mutual Helps Central Plains Cancer Care

    Thursday October 23, 2014

    Central Plains Cancer Care has received a boost from a local business. Portage Mutual Insurance presented the organization with a $500 che

  • vote1

    Other Municipalities' Results

    Wednesday October 22, 2014

        Now that results are all in, here's a link to check what happened in your municipality.           &n

  • ballot box

    City And RM Of Portage Vote

    Wednesday October 22, 2014

    It's municipal election day in Manitoba. In the City of Portage la Prairie, three candidates are seeking the mayor's chair, while 11 are

  • logos manitoba hydro jan172012

    Power Outage Southeast Of Portage

    Thursday October 23, 2014

    Just over 1300 people in the Oakville and Elm Creek are without power at the moment. Manitoba Hydro spokesperson Scott Powell says the li

  • places parliamenthill oct 232014

    Ottawa Shootings May Have Far-Reaching Effects

    Wednesday October 22, 2014

    The shootings on Parliament Hill today have shocked Canadians across the country. Kelly Saunders, Associate Professor of Political Science

  • places parliamenthill oct 232014

    MLA Thinks Ottawa Shooting Could Bring Changes

    Wednesday October 22, 2014

    Today's shooting incident on Parliament Hill is resonating across the country. Parliament was in lockdown after a soldier was shot, and i

  • breakingnews

    Multiple Shootings Reported In Ottawa

    Wednesday October 22, 2014

    There are several reports of shots fired near Parliament Hill. Not much is known at this point, although various MPs have been providing u

  • vote2

    Cast Your Ballot Today!

    Wednesday October 22, 2014

    It's Election Day and the polls will be open from 8 a.m. until 8 o'clock tonight. PCI teacher James Kostuchuk says it's important for all

  • machines portage fire truck nov042011

    Busy Day For Firefighters

    Wednesday October 22, 2014

    Portage la Prairie firefighters were called out three times yesterday. The first call was around 3 in the afternoon, about a two-vehicle

  • people presley bolton oct 21

    RYLA An Unforgettable Experience For Bolton

    Wednesday October 22, 2014

    A local Portage Collegiate Institute student had a chance to thank the Portage la Prairie Rotary club for the opportunity of a lifetime. P

  • people judy sauder oct2014

    Pink In The Rink A Great Success

    Wednesday October 22, 2014

    The Pink in the Rink fundraiser for breast cancer awareness was an amazing success. The event took place at the Terriers game last Saturd

  • voting2

    Mobile Poll Available On Election Day

    Tuesday October 21, 2014

    Residents of health care facilities in Portage la Prairie will have the opportunity to vote at a mobile poll on Tuesday. Senior election o

  • people shannon neff oct212014

    Community Liaison Officer Back To General Duty

    Tuesday October 21, 2014

    There's another constable patrolling the streets of Portage la Prairie. Constable Shannon Neff's back as a general duty member, after serv

  • Paul Robson

    Canad Inns Men's Classic A Success

    Tuesday October 21, 2014

    The Canad Inns Men's Classic came to an exciting end last night at the Portage Curling Club, with Mike McEwen defeating Kevin Koe for the

  • people blake kraeker copy

    Winter Vehicle Tune-up Time Arrives

    Tuesday October 21, 2014

    Winter's almost here and it's time to tune-up your vehicle.   Blake Kraeker is service manager at Craig Dunn Chevrolet Buick GMC, an

Search Local News Archives