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May 22, 2018

Letter from Cottager Derailment Cleanup at Nora Lake

Sent May 16, 2018 I am a cottage owner at Nora lake and had my first opportunity to view see the derailment site last weekend on May 11th. I was surprised to see several waste  bag containers labeled as hazardous waste being nickel cobalt sulphide. Previous media and reports that I had read seemed to […]

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May 10, 2018

Status of the CN Rail Derailment clean-up at Nora Lake

A meeting was called at the request of Alan Roberts, to discuss the WCA’s concerns over the effectiveness of the clean-up of the derailment of January 6, 2018. Click the link below for more information. ROM – Nora Derail Mtg – SD – Apr 30 – 18

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April 3, 2018

WCA’s Environment Committee Report April 2018

Click Below to see the most recent WCA Environment Committee Report 2017 – 18 – Environment Committee Report

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March 14, 2018

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

Free Press Article – Cottagers keep eye on rail car cleanup in Whiteshell

https://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/cottagers-keep-eye-on-rail-car-cleanup-in-whiteshell-471821473.html?k=o8puJX 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

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 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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