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Committee News

The Whiteshell Cottagers Association strive to keep on top of the latest issues that directly affect our members. The following collection are some of the issues we’re currently addressing. Let us know what issues are of concern to cottagers at your lake.

October 8, 2018

COTTAGERS & A POTENTIAL NORTH WHITESHELL VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT

Probe Research Inc. was commissioned to conduct a “census-style” survey among cottage owners in the North Whiteshell region. Survey responses were collected between July 30th and August 19th, 2018. A central objective of the survey was to determine support for, or opposition to, the implementation of a volunteer fire department in the region. Click the […]

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September 25, 2018

Supplementary Information Regarding Outlet Structure at the north end of West Hawk Lake

To supplement Mr Rocquigny’s report at the link below, the WCA Water Levels Committee has provided the following additional insight. Outlet Structure at the north end of West Hawk Lake 1.       West Hawk loses approximately ¼” or more (0.25 to 0.3 inches) of water per day from evaporation during the hot – […]

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September 24, 2018

Outlet Structure at the north end of West Hawk Lake

Peter de Rocquigny is a cottager with a boathouse on the McKenzie Bay.  He has provide this report about the water level and control structure. Below is a photograph of our outlet structure which controls the water levels for WestHawk at the north end of our Lake, which also feeds into Caddy Lake. Although there […]

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September 21, 2018

2018 Photo Contest

The deadline for entries in the annual photo contest is October 12, 2018.   Click the link below for contest details Photo Contest

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September 18, 2018

WCA membership sits at 2013

As we continue to strive to meet our goal of 2650 members for the year, we would really appreciate your assistance. Please reach out to your lake neighbours and ask them to join the association and encourage your family members to purchase associate memberships. The associate memberships strengthen your association and cost only $20 / […]

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September 7, 2018

Lake Level Report

The link below contains a summary of selected lake levels over the summer. 2018 Lake Levels Table Aug  

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September 7, 2018

ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE – LAKE LEVEL REPORT

The Ministry of Infrastructure and Transportation, Water Management hosted an Open House to provide information on the possible lake level scenarios and request input on a brief survey from all concerned cottagers. It was well attended and we look forward to the summary of the information gathered by MIT. Committee members Al Bezak, Bob Harrison […]

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August 11, 2018

Edward Dutkiewicz of Eleanor Lake Wins

And the winner of the latest WCA membership draw of a hand made personalized sign from Berne’s Signs is Edward Dutkiewicz of Eleanor Lake. Congratulations Mr. Dutkiewicz! Membership in the Whiteshell Cottagers Association has many benefits!

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If you've seen some of our Daniel Alexander videos (Lynx) you may have wondered.................this sent to us by Steve McMahonWondering how to tell the difference between a bobcat and a lynx? Here are a few key differences:- Bobcats are smaller in size, with shorter legs.- Bobcats have a black-striped and white-tipped tail which is longer than that of the lynx.- Lynx have a tuft of dark hair on the tips of their ears. Have you ever encountered a bobcat or a Canada lynx? #WildlifeWednesday ... See MoreSee Less
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Latest trail reportGood snowfall amounts has set up good to excellent trail conditions for the last weekend of January. Great time to hit the trails with sunshine forecasted and a return to normal temperatures. Check interactive maps for trail updates: bit.ly/2BbNvuC #ManitobaParks ... See MoreSee Less
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Question from a cottager –“Would you be able to ask if anyone has been ice fishing on Beauchemin lake? Wondering if they are catching anything. Thanks” ... See MoreSee Less
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Another video from Bob Ronyck – “Nutimik Lake, November” ... See MoreSee Less
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