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The Manitoba Provincial Parks Cabin Owner Association (MPPCOA) is a strategic coalition working in consultation with Parks to establish a fair, transparent and sustainable fee calculation system for all lease lot cottage owners residing in Provincial Parks.

April 17, 2019

MPPCOA Report from the AGM

Mr. Chairman, Honoured Guests, and fellow WCA members, Report from the Manitoba Provincial Park Cabin Owners Association MPPCOA Our current MPPCOA President, Dean Amundson, from the historic Hecla Association of Cottagers, is currently sailing up the east coast on his way home from the warm waters of the Caribbean. He asked me to stand in […]

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March 18, 2019

Message from the Chairman, Manitoba Provincial Park Cabin Owners Association

Discussions between MPPCOA and Parks and Protected Spaces regarding park access fees and service fees have evolved around two questions: What do we want this to look like, and how do we get there? It appears that there is a solution that is satisfactory to both sides, MPPCOA and our government. Discussions that took place […]

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July 3, 2018

Manitoba Provincial Parks Cabin Owners Association

The second annual Manitoba Provincial Parks Cabin Owners Association Annual General Meeting took place Saturday, June 23, 2018 with the Whiteshell Cottagers Association (WCA) as host. Following a welcoming pre-meeting lunch at the Smith cottage at Falcon Lake, the Meeting took place from 1pm to 4:30pm with Executive Committee Members representing Hecla Historic Village COA […]

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May 13, 2018

Spring 2018 MPPCOA Chair’s Message

T’is the season when Manitoba Provincial Park cottagers, all of whom have strong personal connections to their provincial park areas, are feeling the irresistible urge to make a break for their lakeside regions throughout our province. To once again savour the joys of Manitoba summers and of cottage living: loons’ early morning calls, waves lapping, […]

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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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October 23, 2017

MPPCOA Meeting with Minister Squires

On Friday afternoon, October 13th, the Manitoba Provincial Parks Cabin Owners Association were invited to a Meet and Greet with the new Minister of Sustainable Development, Honourable Rochelle Squires. The 45 minute meeting was highlighted by the new Minister being briefed on the history of MPPCOA – a Strategic Coalition of now six Cottage Owner Associations in […]

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September 22, 2017 ,

Manitoba Provincial Parks Cabin Owners Association Update

News Update as at September 22, 2017 Since the fundamental Guiding Principle was jointly established by the Cabin Owners Association and Parks in early summer, a meeting was held in the Parks Office Boardroom on August 17th to further the consultation process. Further recruitment had taken place which resulted in the Hecla North Shore Cottage […]

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August 1, 2017

MPPCOA Guiding Principle

The Manitoba Provincial Park Cabin Owners Association (Cabin Owners) and Manitoba Parks and Protected Spaces Branch (Parks Branch) have established a working relationship based on trust, respect and transparency and are to work positively and collaboratively in defining an approach to managing the administration of matters affecting cottagers within provincial parks, including the collection of service fees and Crown land rent from provincial […]

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Whiteshell Cottagers Association

Message from our Partners at Manitoba Parks that they asked us to share on yesterdays fire (fire has been contained)

"and crews are on site ensuring it is put out.... the fire did burn part of the Falcon Creek Hiking Trail and we have closed it until our crews have had time to assess any damage or hazards and to ensure it is safe for the public. We hope to have it re-opened as soon as possible and will inform you when it is."

Posted online: www.gov.mb.ca/sd/parks/fire_restriction.htmlFalcon Creek Self-guiding Trail in Whiteshell Provincial Park is CLOSED due to an active fire in the area.
Crews are working to extinguish the fire and clear hazards from the trail.
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