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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.

May 29, 2018

surf and turf membership 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 28, 2018

Update from CN on the Nora Lake Derailment Cleanup

May 28, 2018 The following is an update from Kate Fenske, Manager, Manitoba Public Affairs and Western Canada Media Relations regarding the ongoing cleanup of the January 6, 2018 derailment involving  23 cars including three gondola cars carrying nickel sulphide which is a known carcinogen and toxic to aquatic life. As of last Friday, all […]

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May 25, 2018

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 22, 2018

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

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 17, 2018

Lake Level Comparison for May 10 2017 vs 2018

For current lake level reports, click the link below http://www.gov.mb.ca/mit/floodinfo/floodoutlook/forecast_centre/lakes/lake_levels/2018/whiteshell_water_levels.pdf

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May 15, 2018

WCA Membership rises to 1756

WCA Membership rises to 1756. Thank you members! NEW – Another reason to join the WCA today: MEMBER DISCOUNT WITH ACEBOATER The WCA is pleased to offer our members a new member discount at Aceboater.com where cottagers can apply for their Canadian boating license and complete the online boater test (Accredited by Transport Canada). Receive […]

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May 10, 2018

Status of the CN Rail Derailment clean-up at Nora Lake

A meeting was called at the request of Alan Roberts, to discuss the WCA’s concerns over the effectiveness of the clean-up of the derailment of January 6, 2018. Click the link below for more information. ROM – Nora Derail Mtg – SD – Apr 30 – 18

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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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