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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 22, 2020

Whiteshell Water Levels

Lake Level Reports for selected Whiteshell lakes from Manitoba Infrastructure are available at https://www.gov.mb.ca/mit/floodinfo/floodoutlook/forecast_centre/lakes/lake_levels/2018/whiteshell_water_levels.pdf Big Whiteshell is currently not reporting because of a problem with the gauge.  A new one is on order. Water level information for the Winnipeg River is available here https://whiteshellcottagers.com/whiteshell_news/hydro-weekly-forecast-for-the-winnipeg-river-2/    

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May 7, 2020

FISHING SEASON OPENS THIS WEEKEND

The 2020-21 fishing season officially kicks off Saturday, May 9 in the Southern Division and Saturday, May 16 in the rest of the province, Agriculture and Resource Development Minister Blaine Pedersen announced today. “Recreational fishing is a great way to get outside, explore the outdoors and enjoy Manitoba’s wilderness,” said Pedersen. “Manitoba has an abundance […]

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May 4, 2020

Winnipeg River flow reductions

The Lake of the Woods Control Board reports that they will be directing daily small flow reductions out of Lake of the Woods starting May 5 in response to the current dry conditions. Precipitation in the basin has been below average for the past few weeks and there have been sharp reductions in flow out […]

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April 9, 2020 ,

WCA Environment Committee Report

Click the link below to see the latest report Environment Committee Report April 6 2020

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February 7, 2020 ,

Swimming Lessons in the North Whiteshell 2020 – Survey Request

After a successful re-introduction of swimming lessons in the North Whiteshell in 2019 thanks to Aqua Essence Swim Academy taking on the challenge set forth by Whiteshell Cottagers Association we are pleased to announce Aqua Essence is willing to take on 2020 as well. In fact they are attempting to expand the program To that […]

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January 25, 2020

Falcon Lake Dam Rehabilitation Information and Survey

Manitoba Infrastructure is asking the public for feedback on three potential options to replace the timber structure. An open house was held on January 22, 2020 .  If you weren’t able to make it, the information and survey is available at https://engagemb.ca/falcon-lake-dam-rehabilitation  

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January 17, 2020

It’s time to get your 2020 WCA Membership

2019 was a busy, exciting, eventful, and in many cases a rewarding, year with many successes but now it’s time for your 2020 Membership renewal (or Associate Membership if you are not a cottage owner) We have a full plate scheduled for 2020 as well and we need your support. Click the link below for some […]

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January 2, 2020

Falcon Lake Dam Replacement Open House

On January 22, the Manitoba Government is holding an open house to provide an opportunity to learn about the Falcon Lake Dam structure replacement options being considered by Manitoba Infrastructure. This is an opportunity to gain control over the water level for the next 50 years. The open house will be held in Winnipeg: Date: […]

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