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Learn about Portage Atlantic's fundraising and awareness-building activities, in support of the residential drug rehab treatment centre for youth at Cassidy Lake, in New Brunswick.

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$1 million will be used for construction of new facility


Times & Transcript $1 million will be used for construction of new facility The federal government is contributing $1 million to the construction of a new multi-purpose centre for a New Brunswick youth addiction treatment centre. The funding for Portage Atlantic, located on Cassidy Lake near Norton, was announced last week when Minister of State… Read more »

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Portage Atlantic receives $1 million in federal funding


On January 26, 2010, the Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister of National Revenue and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) announced significant new funding for the Portage Atlantic facility at Cassidy Lake in New Brunswick. “This is a great day for the youth of Atlantic Canada who are in need of Portage services,”… Read more »

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A growing reach for Portage Atlantic Community Breakfasts


Portage Atlantic added two more events to its series of Community Breakfasts over the past few months, hosting information sessions in Charlotte County, NB and Summerside, PEI. The Charlotte County breakfast took place on April 12th at the Fairmont Algonquin Hotel in St. Andrews with more than sixty people in attendance. Portage graduate, Eric Buckley,… Read more »

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Greater Moncton set for Portage Altantic Campaign


Moncton – October 30, 2006 – Local volunteers with the not-for-profit organisation Portage Atlantic are optimistic they will reach the Greater Moncton area goal of $250,000, part of an Atlantic campaign aimed at upgrading a facility that helps youth overcome drug and alcohol addictions. Luigi Rocca, Vice-President, RBC Dominion Securities, and Marie-Claude Blais, a lawyer… Read more »

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Portage Atlantic launches $1.25 million fundraising campaign


Fredericton – October 23, 2006 – A not-for-profit organisation that helps youth from across Atlantic Canada overcome drug and alcohol addictions unveiled a $1.25-million fundraising campaign today aimed at improving its New Brunswick treatment facility. Officials for Portage Atlantic launched the Making Miracles Happen capital campaign in Fredericton. Portage, an internationally recognised charitable organization, offers… Read more »