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March 14, 2018   |  Environment

New South Whiteshell Transfer Station Hours

Please click the link below to see the revised hours for the South Whiteshell Transfer Station. TRANSFER STATION-REVISED HOURS 2018    

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January 31, 2018   |  Environment

Free Press Article – Cottagers keep eye on rail car cleanup in Whiteshell By: Alexandra Paul Posted: 01/30/2018 4:26 PM Cottagers and Canadian National Railway say they are closely monitoring a clean up of rail cars derailed in the Whiteshell area in early January. Twenty-three cars left the CN tracks Jan. 6, inside the boundaries of the Whiteshell Provincial Park in eastern Manitoba. The train carried petroleum…

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January 30, 2018   |  Environment

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   |  Environment

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 7, 2018   |  Environment

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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December 6, 2017   |  Environment


Manitoba Sustainable Development advises the emerald ash borer (EAB) has been found in Winnipeg. This highly destructive forest-pest is a wood-boring beetle that has been found in Quebec and part of Ontario, as well as throughout the eastern United States, and has now been found in Winnipeg.  The EAB attacks and kills all species of…

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