New WCA Member Discounts are Available! Click for more information

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 3, 2019

High Water Advisory For Whiteshell

Recent heavy rain has prompted the province to issue a high water advisory for the Whiteshell Lakes area. Cottagers and boaters are asked to take caution on and around the lakes. 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

Continue Reading
September 23, 2019

LARGE INCREASES IN LAKE OF THE WOODS OUTFLOW INTO WINNIPEG RIVER

Following a relatively dry summer, rainfall over the past month has been much greater than normal across the Lake of the Woods-Rainy River watershed. This has resulted in fast rising lake levels and river flows the watershed. In some cases, the resulting flows are very high flow, approaching records for this time of year. Click […]

Continue Reading
September 20, 2019

Work to the Trans Canada (Pinawa’s Great Trail) Trail near Seven Sisters

Manitoba Hydro has advised the WCA that they are expecting to close the Trans Canada (Pinawa’s Great Trail) Trail near Seven Sisters from April to November of 2020 due to Manitoba Hydro maintenance on the spillway deck. The local RMs have also been advised. Residents who use the Pinawa Great trail, to cross near the […]

Continue Reading
September 20, 2019

Stars Ambulance Rescue on the Island

On Sept. 12, seven Manitoba business and community leaders set a new event fundraising record when they were stranded on an island in Whiteshell Provincial Park and to secure their ‘rescue’ and return to civilization.  They were challenged to fundraise as much as possible from the island using their mobile phones and personal and corporate […]

Continue Reading
September 19, 2019

Notice from Lake of the Woods Control Board- Information for the Cottagers along the Winnipeg River

The message in the LOW’s  Notice Board in the link below may be of interest to cottagers along the Winnipeg River. The changes proposed are not dramatic, but it shows that they are reactive to the changes in water level of the lake, and that they are trying to make changes gradually (to the extent […]

Continue Reading
September 13, 2019

Water Levels Report – September 10, 2019

Due to the shortage rainfall through the summer, most lakes were slightly below their targets at midsummer.  As of the end of August they have begun to recover with the exception of Betula and Caddy. We have been in contact with Conservation and they have been lowering Jessica and passing the water through White and […]

Continue Reading
September 12, 2019

Manitoba’s Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Regulation

Under Manitoba’s Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) regulation under The Water Protection Act, it is the law to undertake specific actions to be free of aquatic invasive species such as Zebra Mussel.  This includes actions such as needing to remove AIS, and plants, and draining water from water craft and water related equipment before leaving the shore […]

Continue Reading
August 16, 2019 ,

Beach Water Quality Monitoring Information

The Department of Sustainable Developments on reports water quality on the following website. www.gov.mb.ca/sd/waterstewardship/quality/beach_table.html You can scroll over the icons and the various lakes will pop up the report.  Then click on the tab for E.coli or Algae.  The icons are piled one on top of the other so you have to move slowly to […]

Continue Reading

All News Categories

Barrier BayChristmas feelings loading... ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook
More detail on the recently completed Dam reconstruction at Brereton (Posted by Inverness Falls Resort) ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook
Question from a Cottager –“Hi I have a question. A couple of summers ago at the Falcon Lake Tuesday Market, there was someone selling pickled Spruce Tips. I was wondering if anyone knows who this was and how I could contact her.” ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook
Question from a Cottager – “Can you please put out a request for info on any cleaning services around West hawk lake?” ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook
Glen Rogers – “Jessica Lake on Saturday” ... See MoreSee Less
View on Facebook

Recent Instagram Posts