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July 29, 2021

Fire Bulletin # 19 – Ongoing Resrictions

July 29, 2021 FIRE BULLETIN #19 Please note the Whiteshell is in Area 2 The Manitoba Wildfire Service advises that with some improvements in weather conditions in northern Manitoba, there will be a gradual lifting of some fire and travel restrictions. However, the south and central regions of the province still face high to extreme fire […]

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July 29, 2021

Hydro Weekly Forecast for the Winnipeg River 2021

  Click the link below for the Hydro Weekly Lake Level Forecast for the Winnipeg River 20210729_Whiteshell Lakes on Wpg River 20210722_WhiteshellLakesonWpgRiver 20210715_WhiteshellLakesonWpgRiver 20210708_Whiteshell Lakes on Wpg River 20210630_Whiteshell Lakes on Wpg River 20210617_WhiteshellLakesonWpgRiver 20210610_WhiteshellLakesonWpgRiver 20210603_WhiteshellLakesonWpgRiver 20210520_WhiteshellLakesonWpgRiver 20210513_WhiteshellLakesonWpgRiver 20210506_Whiteshell Lakes on Wpg River 20210429_Whiteshell Lakes on Wpg River 20210422_Whiteshell Lakes on Wpg River 20210415_Whiteshell Lakes […]

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July 23, 2021

FIRE BULLETIN #18 – Lifting of some Restrictions

July 22, 2021 FIRE BULLETIN #18 The Manitoba Wildfire Service advises that thanks to recent rainfall in some areas of the province, there will be a gradual lifting of some fire and travel restrictions. However, some areas of the province still face high to extreme fire danger levels. These changes to fire Outdoor Burning All […]

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July 22, 2021

Reports of Significant Rain

The following are some reports from cottagers on rainfall amounts received July 21. West Hawk – 4.5” Green Lake – 1.8” (closest reading so far to Crow Duck fire) Big Whiteshell – 2.0 “ (also close to Crow duck) Betula – .5” Block 13 Falcon  3”. 2″ at Big Whiteshell 3.8” at Caddy Whitemouth just […]

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July 22, 2021

Drone Use near Forest Fires

Manitoba Parks reminds us that the use of drones near forest fires is prohibited by Transport Canada and is subject to fines and jail. Drones can interfere with aircraft working on the emergency response and a collision could have serious consequences or even lead to a crash. Water bombers and helicopters are unable to work […]

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July 20, 2021

Wildfire Restrictions July 20 Update – Caddy Lake Tunnel Closed

Manitoba Parks has advised that the Whiteshell area is still in a Level 3 fire ban. One notable change is the closure of the first tunnel between Caddy Lake and South Cross Lake. The following previously announced restrictions remain in place Backcountry travel is restricted.  Several trails and water routes are closed in areas with […]

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LOST DOG"We are missing our dog from our home- we have 2 they are always together but 1 randomly disappeared- her name is Foxy, she's just over 2yrs old , has all shots- rabies etc no microchip. We live off Zamec rd in Hadashville mb hwy 11 close to hwy 1. 204-869-3236- Michelle" ... See MoreSee Less
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Question from a Cottager – “Does anybody know if there is a notary in the south Whiteshell?” ... See MoreSee Less
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Caddy Air Field – Manitoba Historical SocietyDuring the Great Depression of the 1930s, the Canadian federal government employed able-bodied, unemployed men to build public infrastructure. In return for their labour, each man was provided with food, shelter, and 20 cents per day. In Manitoba, three construction gangs worked in the Whiteshell Forest Reserve (today’s Whiteshell Provincial Park) to build roads to enable the development of tourism in this part of the province. Between Fall 1933 and Spring 1934, one hundred men from the Caddy Lake Relief Camp, under the supervision of Col. Logie Armstrong from the Department of National Defense, built an emergency airfield at this site about 1.5 miles west of the Ontario border. ... See MoreSee Less
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Good morning, we found a small water craft (paddle boat) adrift in Big Whiteshell Lake. It was found floating in the middle of the lake no where near a cabin. I was wondering if you could post something for me? If they can identify what it is then we will know it is going to the rightful owner. They can message me to identify what it is and for pick up information. Or call me at 1 (204) 348-3294. ... See MoreSee Less
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