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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 30, 2018

Slave Falls Spillway Pier Stabilization

Manitoba Hydro has announced that a ten kilometre stretch of the Winnipeg River between the Pointe du Bois and Slave Falls generating stations needs to be lowered by about three feet to reduce the load on one of the spillway piers and perform stabilization work. Cottagers downstream of Pointe du Bois who may be impacted by […]

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October 30, 2018

North Whiteshell Fire Dept. Volunteer Recruitment Survey

The next step in the process of creating the North Whiteshell Fire Dept. is determining the availability, current qualifications and potential level of participation of volunteer firefighters, officers and advisory board members. To achieve this, the interim board is reaching out to you for information. Please complete the questionnaire in the link below (or forward it […]

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October 11, 2018

Environment Committee Report October 2018

Please click the link below to see the latest report. Environment Committee Report October 2018

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October 11, 2018

Water levels between Pointe Du Bois and Slave Falls will drop end of October until Spring

A 10-kilometre stretch of the Winnipeg River between the Pointe du Bois and Slave Falls generating stations will be lower-than-usual this fall and winter as Manitoba Hydro performs needed stabilization work on a spillway structure at Slave Falls. About a one-metre (about three feet) draw down of the river behind Slave Falls will start about […]

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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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