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February 1, 2018

Province Offers Free Park Entry for February & Free Fishing Weekend Feb 17-19

The Manitoba government will continue the tradition of offering free park entry for the entire month of February so Manitobans and visitors can enjoy the great outdoors at no cost, Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires announced today. “Manitobans love the great outdoors and our parks are just as beautiful at this time of year as […]

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January 29, 2018

West Hawk Cottager, Paul Albrechtsen appointed to Order of Canada

https://www.saintboniface.ca/foundation/paul-albrechtsen-appointed-to-order-of-canada/ Paul Albrechtsen appointed to Order of Canada Namesake of the St. Boniface Hospital Albrechtsen Research Centre awarded the highest level of distinction in Canada Winnipeg entrepreneur and founder of transport giant Paul’s Hauling, Paul Albrechtsen, has been appointed to the Order of Canada. When a heart attack many years ago required him to receive […]

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January 22, 2018

WHITESHELL COTTAGERS ASSOCIATION 2017 PHOTO CONTEST

View the winners of the 2017 WCA Photo Contest judged by Jeff de Booy, former Photo Editor with the Winnipeg Free Press, former Photojournalist with the Winnipeg Free Press and the Winnipeg Tribune. Find the Photo Contest in the drop down under Galleries on the main banner. “I wish to thank everyone for their entries. […]

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January 12, 2018

Province Extends Freeze on Cottage Fees

January 12, 2018 Cottagers Continue  To be Consulted:  Squires The Manitoba government has extended its moratorium on increases to park land lease and service fees for cottages in provincial parks for another two years, Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires announced today. “We believe cottagers are prepared to pay a fair price for the services they […]

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January 12, 2018

Hydro Replacing Wood Poles in Whitshell Provincial Park

Starting January 22, 2018, Manitoba Hydro will be replacing a number of older wood poles in the Falcon Lake, Caddy Lake, West Hawk Lake, Star Lake and Brereton Lake areas to improve the deliver of electricity to its customers.  Approximately 400 poles will be replaced. Click Below for More Information Wood Pole Replacement – Whiteshell Provincial […]

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January 12, 2018

NOTICE – New Development Application Package for Cottage Lot Development

The Manager of Cottaging and Commercial Development at Sustainable Development has asked the WCA to share the new Development Application Package for cottage lot development within Provincial Parks. Notice – New Development Application Package for Provincial Parks – January 2018

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December 19, 2017

Sustainable Development Employment Opportunities

Sustainable Development is seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Regional Park Operations Supervisor (RO5) located in Lac du Bonnet. Regional Park Operations Supervisor RO5 Resource Officer 5 Regular/full-time Department of Sustainable Development Eastern Region, Parks and Regional Services Advertisement Number:  33617 Closing Date: January 14, 2018 Search the link below for more […]

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November 14, 2017 ,

911 Service – North Whiteshell Provincial Park

You might not be aware of the fact that the North Whiteshell area does not have 911 service. That is because we don’t have a fire department and you can’t get 911 service without one. The South East Whiteshell Fire Department only protects the lakes in the south east corner of the park. The boundary […]

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The woman walking the Trans Canda trail from coast to coast plus up to the Arctic was approaching Pinawa yesterday after hunkering down for a few weeks in Rennie during our extreme cold snap. Some photos she posted (I recognize the cottage - Betula Lake) ... See MoreSee Less

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