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July 8, 2021

Overflowing Garbage Bins at Caddy and West Hawk

Over the weekend, garbage bins were overflowing at Caddy and West Hawk.  The Parks had a  packer truck that blew an engine. They moved a Packer from North Whiteshell to the South to catch up on the backlog.  WCA has asked them to give us a heads up if they have a serious equipment failure […]

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July 6, 2021

New Fire Restrictions July 7 FIRE BULLETIN #15

Manitoba Parks has advised us of Level 2 fire restrictions starting at 8 am on Wednesday, July 7 at 8 am.  Whiteshell is Area 2. The Mantario hiking trail is closed The Caddy Lake Tunnels remain open for day use, however no backcountry camping is permitted and no landing/launching on undeveloped shorelines or portaging to […]

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June 28, 2021

Reminder that Fireworks are Prohibited in Manitoba Provincial Parks

Use of fireworks and sky lanterns is prohibited in Manitoba’s provincial parks. HAVE A HAPPY AND SAFE CANADA DAY EVERYONE!

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June 23, 2021 ,

WCA Webinar Recording- Aquatic Invasive Species

The WCA was pleased to host Candace Parks, AIS Specialist with Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Department on June 22nd for a special webinar.  The webinar, “Aquatic Invasive Species – How Collective Action Can Stop the Spread in the Whiteshell” outlines specific details on current and potential invasive species in our Whiteshell lakes as well as […]

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June 17, 2021

Manitoba RCMP in the Whiteshell Searching for Eric Wildman

Update On June 18, at approximately 5:30 am (Central time), Eric Wildman was taken into custody by the Ontario Provincial Police at a residence just outside of The City of Belleville, Ontario.   Message from Manitoba RCMP We are in the Whiteshell area searching for Eric Wildman. Expect a heavy police presence. We have officers […]

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June 14, 2021 ,

Repairs to Big Island Landing Area at West Hawk Lake

Manitoba Parks has advised that parks staff will be carrying out repairs on Tuesday-Wednesday, June 15 and 16,  to the landing area at Big Island in West Hawk Lake.  Heavy equipment will be working in the area, the two entrances will be barricaded off with Parks staff providing direction onsite.  Vehicles parked in the area […]

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June 11, 2021

Province Launches Project for Recycling of Disposable Masks at Provincial Parks

In an effort to increase the diversion of disposable masks from landfills, the province has launched an initiative with international recycling operation TerraCycle to recycle disposable masks from 15 locations at Manitoba provincial parks, Conservation and Climate Minister Sarah Guillemard announced on June 11. “Mask use is critical for protection during the COVID-19 pandemic, but […]

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June 10, 2021

Waste Depot Updates for Caddy Lake and Big Whiteshell

We have received some new updates for Caddy Lake and Big Whiteshell Caddy Lake Since our last updates in April (available here), Manitoba Parks has identified a new location for the  Caddy Lake waste depot which will be located near the intersection of road 312 and the block 9 road.   Big Whiteshell Big Whiteshell […]

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