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CORFAC International Welcomes Three New Affiliate Member Firms (January 9, 2017)
CORFAC International is pleased to welcome three new firms to our member affiliate network to kick off the new year. The network has added more than a dozen new firms worldwide during the past 18 months. Based in Zurich, Switzerland, Bridgemer/CORFAC International focuses on sustainable real asset investment and providing full-service asset management for domestic and international owners...full story

Highlights for 4-H from Portage Ex (July 10, 2015)
The Portage fair grounds were a hub of activity over the weekend, as local 4-H members prepared their project animals for the interclub beef competitions and participated in the 4-H barbecue and rally fun events...full story

Shindleman Trophy for Champion Steer awarded at Portage Ex (July 5, 2015)
PortageX holds the distinction of being one of Western Canada’s Oldest continuously running fairs...more info

Sister Cities signing ceremony, May 1, 2015
Sister City Agreement signing ceremony at the Embassy of Canada in Israel on May 1, 2015. From left to right, Zion Daco (behind), Managing Director of the Eden Research Station; Daniel Shindleman, President, Bridgemer Group; Vivian Bercovici, Ambassador of Canada in Israel; and Yoram Karin, Mayor of the Valley of Springs Regional Council.

Manitoba city twins with Israeli regional council (May 12, 2015)
The central Manitoba city of Portage La Prairie and the communities that constitute the Valley of Springs Regional Council, Mo’atza Azorit Bik’at Beit She’an, in northern Israel’s Beit She’an Valley are now twinned communities...full story

Cities Apply Innovation for Global Goals (May 1, 2015)
A Sister City Agreement was signed today between the City of Portage la Prairie in Manitoba, Canada, and the Valley of Springs Regional Council in Israel. The agreement was signed simultaneously at the Embassy of Canada in Israel, and in the City of Portage la Prairie. The two cities have joined together to apply innovation in meeting global goals of food security, environmental protection and enhanced agricultural technology...read more

City officially signs agreement with sister-city (May 1, 2015)
Mayor Irvine Ferris signed the agreement with Spring Mayor Yoram Karin through Skype while Canadian Ambassador to Israel Vivian Bercovici looked on...full story