MLA for Portage La Prairie
Ian Wishart was elected as the Member of the Legislative Assembly for Portage la Prairie in 2011 and re-elected in 2016. Mr. Wishart was appointed as the Minister of Education and Training in May 2016. A graduate of the University of Manitoba, Mr. Wishart has served as president and vice-president of Keystone Agricultural Producers, as an executive of the Canadian Federation of Agriculture, as a board member of the Manitoba Crop Insurance Board and the Manitoba Water Council. Ian and his wife Leslie live on a four generation family farm just north of the City of Portage la Prairie with their two children CJ and Rhae.
Westend Overpass Announcement
Design work will start this year for a replacement overpass along PTH 1A at the Trans-Canada Highway on the west side of Portage la Prairie, Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler announced here today. (March 1, 2018)