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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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August 28, 2017

Where to Get Recycle Everywhere Bin Bags

Bin Bags may also be picked up at the following locations: Rennie River Leisure – Domo-Rennie The Mason Jar Store / Mason Plumbing – West Hawk Lake West Hawk Lake Resort– West Hawk Lake Manitoba Conservation: Falcon District Office Falcon Beach Office West Hawk Campground Office  

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August 10, 2017

Environment Committee Status Report Excerpt from the August Echo

A “Comment Letter” on the Energy East Pipeline Conversion project was posted to the NEB by the Environment Cmte. on June 1, 2017 (available at https://whiteshellcottagers.com/whiteshell_news/east-energy-pipeline-comment-letter/ ).       The most significant change from previous reports include: Relief from the requirement for Hydrostatic Testing that would be used to prove pipeline integrity – in favour […]

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July 10, 2017 ,

Recycle Everywhere Bin Bag Distribution Event

Recycle Everywhere is planning a Bin Bag distribution event with Minister Hon Cathy Cox at Falcon Lake on July 15 from 12-2pm.  They will be holding a free barbeque and inviting cottagers to come get their recycling Bin Bags free of charge. It will be held at the green space before the beach and across […]

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June 16, 2017 ,

Annual Road Cleanup West Hawk Lake to Falcon Lake – Volunteers Needed

Date: Saturday 24th June 2017 Volunteers are requested to gather at the District Office at Falcon Lake at 9am. Volunteers must be pre-registered by June 22nd, in order to obtain safety vests and equipment. Please contact: Richard Babyak at either 204-475-4996 or 204- 349-8406 Lunch will follow after the event, provided by the WCA.

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June 6, 2017 ,

Response from Minister Cox – Zebra Mussels

Today, the WCA received a response  from the Department of Sustainable Development to the May 23rd letter regarding Zebra Mussels sent  from Ronald Smith, WCA President.  Refer to https://whiteshellcottagers.com/whiteshell_news/letter-to-minister-cox-regarding-zebra-mussel-threat/ Click below to see the response from James Duncan, Director, Wildlife and Fisheries Branch on behalf of Minister Cox. SDEVM17-00817 – RONALD SMITH – FINAL LETTER  

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June 6, 2017

East Energy Pipeline Comment Letter

The attached opinion paper was submitted to the NEB (National Energy Board) as a “Comment Letter” in response to their request for input to the Environmental Assessment of   the Energy East Pipeline conversion project.  As you are aware, the pipeline passes through the Whiteshell Park between Falcon Lake, and West Hawk Lake.   This project will […]

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June 6, 2017 ,

Whiteshell Transfer Station Information 2017

The documents below include the hours of operation for the Whiteshell transfer stations and waste disposal information. For 2017, there has been a change on the south transfer station hours of operation due to staffing issues and for the period of June 9 – September 4, 2017 the Friday – Saturday – Sunday hours of operation are 10:00 […]

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