Newcomer Information Session – Canada Revenue Agency

Everyone is encouraged to attend this presentation by the Canada Revenue Agency on Tuesday, October 24th at 6:30pm. By attending this workshop, you will be able learn more about tax filing and accessing benefits, how to save money, and how to avoid being scammed. This is an excellent workshop, and we look forward to seeing you there! Snacks and refreshments … Read More

Employment Assistance Services Workshop Schedule!

Join our amazing Employment Consultant as she facilitates several important workshops this fall. The next workshop – “Conducting an Effective Job Search” is now on Tuesday, November 21st from 1:30pm to 3pm at the PLLC.  Be sure to attend these great workshops to help you reach your career goals!    

Register Today for the Mature 12 High School Diploma Program!

Did you know that you can attain your Grade 12 diploma or take prerequisite courses for College or University entrance through the Portage Learning and Literacy Centre? We offer a Mature Grade 12 Diploma Program and course upgrading in a supportive classroom environment. If you would like to improve basic math and English skills, we also have an adult literacy … Read More

Summer Youth Engagement Program for Newcomer Youth

The Portage Learning and Literacy Centre is pleased to offer a new summer program for newcomer youth starting this week! Newcomer youth between the ages of 10 to 18 are encouraged to sign up and join in the fun over the next seven weeks of summer! Contact our Newcomer Settlement Services staff today at or 204-857-6304 if you would like more … Read More

We are seeking donations for the Community Clothes Cupboard

Our Community Clothes Cupboard is volunteer-run service providing free business and semi-formal work attire for our clients and students entering or participating in the workforce. We rely on donations from the public, and we are currently seeking new or gently used clothing (all sizes). Please drop off any donations at the PLLC, 110 Saskatchewan Ave. West, during our regular business hours (Monday … Read More

Join us for Winterfest 2017!

This year’s Winterfest will take place on Sunday, February 19th at the BDO Centre for the Community. The event runs from 2:30pm to 4:30pm, with a ton of free activities for the whole family! There will be a free hot dogs, hot chocolate, taffy tasting, skating, snow castles, hay rides and more! Come out for this free family day of winter … Read More

New EAS Workshop Schedule Released!

Be sure to check out these free workshops to help you search for and attain employment! Our first workshop – Outstanding Interviews – takes place on Wednesday, January 18th at 1:30pm to 3:00pm, and provides insights and tips on how to give your very best interview to help you get that next job. Contact us today to reserve your seat at any or all of … Read More

Second Semester for Mature 12 starts January 31 – Register Today!

Make 2017 the year you go back to school and get your high school diploma! The Portage Learning and Literacy Centre offers the 8 credit Mature 12 diploma program, allowing you to get your high school diploma in a supportive and caring environment. We offer a variety of teacher-led classes, and previous credits can be transferred, so you may be … Read More

Newcomers’ Holiday Celebration on December 20th

The Newcomers’ Welcome Centre is once again organizing a multicultural celebration of Christmas and the holiday season. This year’s event will take place at the St. Mary’s Anglican Church Hall (36 2nd St. SW) on Tuesday, December 20th, and starts at 5pm to 9pm. We will be having a potluck supper (bring your favourite dish!), an outdoor horse-drawn sleigh ride … Read More

Upcoming EAS Workshop – How to Write a Cover Letter

Be sure to attend the upcoming Employment Assistance Services workshop on Wednesday, November 23 at 1:30pm, upstairs at the Portage Learning and Literacy Centre!  This workshop, “How to Write a Cover Letter”, will help you write an effective, eye-catching cover letter for your next job application. You will learn about the importance of a cover letter, how to target your cover letter … Read More