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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.

August 21, 2020

Nutimik Boat Launch Channel

Cottagers are reporting that the Nutimik boat launch channel is almost impassible.   WCA continues to ask Parks for help with this problem. We are developing a survey for Nutimik and other WCA members people to express their concerns about their boat launch infrastructure. There are two Nutimik access channels pictured below.  The first one is […]

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August 20, 2020

South East Whiteshell Fire Department Survey

Cottagers from Falcon, Barren, Star, West Hawk, Hunt, and Caddy Lakes should have received a survey about the service fee in the mail from the South East Whiteshell Fire Department (SEWFD) The SEWFD has enhanced the community as a recognized leader in providing fire protection services, search and rescue operations, and quick response for assistance […]

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August 20, 2020

Slave Falls Hydro Dam Project (Pointe Du Bois)

Manitoba Hydro is planning new work to address deteriorating concrete at some of the Slave Falls dam structures starting as early as fall 2020.  This will require a new portage route. According to Hydro’s Website any plan for Slave Falls is likely to require work over multiple years and may involve a 1 to 2 […]

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July 15, 2020 ,

WCA Environment Committee Report July 2020

Click the link below to see the latest committee report. Environment Committee Report July 13th 2020

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July 14, 2020

Whiteshell Solid Waste Management Initiatives – Update – July 2020

Further to the June update on solid waste disposal the Parks and Protected Spaces Branch is continuing to implement suggestions that have been received by from our membership and other park stakeholders. See Below Whiteshell Solid Waste Management Initiatives – Update – July 2020 Recently the removal of the existing garbage/recycling cages within the catchment […]

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June 18, 2020

Precipitation Warning for the Whiteshell

Manitoba Hydrologic Forecast Centre is warning about the potential for severe precipitation in the next few days.  Whiteshell Lakes Area could receive 20 to 60 mm precipitation. Most Whiteshell Lakes are already relatively high for this time of the year. The report is available at the link below. Precipitation Warning – June 17-20-2020 Lake Level […]

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June 8, 2020

PROVINCE ISSUES FLOOD WATCH FOR WHITESHELL LAKES AREA

More Precipitation Expected Over the Next 48 Hours The Hydrologic Forecast Centre of Manitoba Infrastructure is issuing a flood watch for both northwest and southeast Manitoba including the Whiteshell lakes area today. The precipitation system over the weekend brought up to 155 millimetres of rain in areas of southeast Manitoba and up to 25 mm […]

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May 28, 2020

Report on Falcon Lake Dam Rehabilitation Information and Survey

Manitoba Infrastructure has released a report on the results of the January survey of the Falcon Lake dam rehabilitation options Click the link below to see the report Falcon-Heard-Final Information on the survey and open house held in January is available below. Falcon Lake Dam Rehabilitation Information and Survey

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