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May 22, 2018   |  Environment

May 20th Photos from Nora Lake Derailment Site

The CN Derailment occurred on January 6, 2018.  The derailment involved 23 cars including three gondola cars carrying nickel sulphide which is a known carcinogen and toxic to aquatic life.  The area is in a remote location and the cleanup has been in progress since January. Please continue to watch the WCA website for news and…

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May 22, 2018   |  Environment

Letter from Cottager Derailment Cleanup at Nora Lake

Sent May 16, 2018 I am a cottage owner at Nora lake and had my first opportunity to view see the derailment site last weekend on May 11th. I was surprised to see several waste  bag containers labeled as hazardous waste being nickel cobalt sulphide. Previous media and reports that I had read seemed to…

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May 18, 2018   |  Membership

WCA “Surf & Turf” Membership Prize Draw!

If you haven’t yet renewed your WCA 2018 Membership, now is definitely the time! On June 15th, the WCA Membership Committee will be drawing one lucky winner for the “Surf & Turf” prize below. Don’t miss your opportunity to win this amazing feast and at the same time take advantage of all the benefits of…

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May 18, 2018   |  Safety Alerts

Fire Restrictions Update May 18

Specific Restrictions (The information below was current as of May 18 at 1:30 PM) The latest information is at Burning Permits: Existing Burning Permits are cancelled. No new burning permits will be issued until conditions improve.Public, permanent residents, cottagers: Motorized back country travel including forestry roads, private roads and trails prohibited. No restriction for…

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May 18, 2018   |  Water Levels

Hydro Weekly Forecast for the Winnipeg River 2018 Season

Click the link blow for the Hydro Weekly Lake Level Forecast for the Winnipeg River 20180518_Whiteshell Lakes on Wpg River 20180511_Whiteshell Lakes on Wpg River 20180427_Whiteshell Lakes on Wpg River 20180504_Whiteshell Lakes on Wpg River     Lake Level Reports for selected Whiteshell lakes from Manitoba Infrastructure are available at

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May 17, 2018

Manitoba Weather Network for Whiteshell Specific Rain Forecast

Justin from Manitoba Weather Center just replied to a specific request from Whiteshell Cottagers Association on how it looked for Whiteshell to get significant rainfall between now & tomorrow evening. “Heavier rains move in Friday early morning but how much is hard to say…. Likely at least 0.50″.” Another update from Justin after this was…

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