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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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May 23, 2017 , ,

Letter To Minister Cox Regarding Zebra Mussel Threat

The attached letter was sent by the WCA on May 23rd to Minister Cathy Cox regarding WCA concern for Zebra Mussel infestation….with copy to Premier Brian Pallister. Click to see a larger image  

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October 4, 2016 ,

The Energy East Pipeline Conversion

By Alan Roberts WCA  Chair –  Environment Committee   The Whiteshell Cottagers Association was asked by the TransCanada Pipeline Company to review their proposal to the National Energy Board (NEB) to convert part of their existing natural gas pipeline into a heavy oil conduit. Our Environment Committee reviewed selected portions of their proposal, and met […]

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August 11, 2016 ,

ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE MEETING WITH ENERGY EAST PIPELINE

Record of Meeting between: Mr. B .J. Arnold – TCPL; Mr. G. Trask; Mr. B. Adamson; of TCPL, and Mr. D. Paquin – Concentric Public Affairs Ltd. From: The Whiteshell Cottagers Association – Environment Committee (Gary Kennedy; Garry Parker; Deborah Sequin); represented by Alan Roberts (Chair); and Dan Klass – Past President; Ronald Smith – […]

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January 19, 2016 , ,

Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS)

An aquatic invasive species (AIS) can either live in freshwater or marine environments. The majority of the species of concern to Manitoba, such as Zebra and Quagga mussels, Spiny Waterflea, Rusty Crayfish and Asian Carp are freshwater species. Manitoba currently has 15 aquatic invasive species.

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