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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.

January 30, 2018

Update from CN on the January 6th Nora Lake Derailment

The following update was provided today (January 30th) from Kate Fenske, Manager, Public Affairs – Manitoba & Media Relations for Western Canada at CN As mentioned previously, crews have removed the product from the involved tank cars and are now beginning the process to transport the cars away from the site. They have also removed […]

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January 10, 2018

Request to the Director – Parks and Protected Spaces Re CN Derailment

The WCA sent a request to Director – Parks and Protected Spaces  to request his involvement in the clean-up of CN Rails’ derailment between Nora Lake and Florence Lake. Nora Derailment ltr- Jan – 18  

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January 9, 2018

Introducing Lee – WCA’s New Administrative Secretary

My name is Lee Hurton and I am very pleased and excited to be the new Office Manager/Secretary for the WCA. After graduating from the University of Winnipeg in 2005, I found myself drawn to the non-profit side of administration.   As a result, I have spent the last 12 years of my career in […]

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January 7, 2018

CN Derailment near Nora Lake

CN crews are continuing the clean-up of an incident involving a westbound CN train that derailed multiple cars about 50 km east of Elma, MB near Nora Lake. There were no injuries and there is no threat to the public. There were no leaks of dangerous goods from the tank cars involved. A total of […]

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November 30, 2017

Manitoba Hydro right-of-way widening in Star and Brereton Lake Areas

Manitoba Hydro has provided a media advisory about right of way widening in Star and Brereton Lake areas.  Click the link below for more information. MEDIA ADVISORY Whiteshell Provincial Park – Nov. 10-17

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November 27, 2017

Status Report on Park Water Levels Issues

November 13, 2017 Fall Draw-down: Precipitation rates this summer were near normal until the end of June, with fairly severe drought in July through to late September. The made the draw down rather short and effective overall. Heavy rains in the first half of October extended the drawdown of West Hawk later than it should […]

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November 14, 2017 ,

911 Service – North Whiteshell Provincial Park

You might not be aware of the fact that the North Whiteshell area does not have 911 service. That is because we don’t have a fire department and you can’t get 911 service without one. The South East Whiteshell Fire Department only protects the lakes in the south east corner of the park. The boundary […]

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November 13, 2017

November 7, WCA membership at 2235

Thank you Members! WCA members are eligible for discounts at an increasing number of businesses as listed below: STAR BUILDING MATERIALS LTD. Receive contractor pricing. Discounts vary on lumber or hardware. http://www.starbuilding.ca/ winnipeg TOTAL LIGHTING Receive contractor pricing ROBINSON BATH CENTRE Receive contractor pricing ABC FIRE & SAFETY Receive 20% Discount Members are required to […]

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