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September 20, 2019

Stars Ambulance Rescue on the Island

On Sept. 12, seven Manitoba business and community leaders set a new event fundraising record when they were stranded on an island in Whiteshell Provincial Park and to secure their ‘rescue’ and return to civilization.  They were challenged to fundraise as much as possible from the island using their mobile phones and personal and corporate […]

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October 30, 2018

North Whiteshell Fire Dept. Volunteer Recruitment Survey

The next step in the process of creating the North Whiteshell Fire Dept. is determining the availability, current qualifications and potential level of participation of volunteer firefighters, officers and advisory board members. To achieve this, the interim board is reaching out to you for information. Please complete the questionnaire in the link below (or forward it […]

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October 8, 2018

COTTAGERS & A POTENTIAL NORTH WHITESHELL VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT

Probe Research Inc. was commissioned to conduct a “census-style” survey among cottage owners in the North Whiteshell region. Survey responses were collected between July 30th and August 19th, 2018. A central objective of the survey was to determine support for, or opposition to, the implementation of a volunteer fire department in the region. Click the […]

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September 21, 2018

2018 Photo Contest

The deadline for entries in the annual photo contest is October 12, 2018.   Click the link below for contest details Photo Contest

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January 9, 2018

Introducing Lee – WCA’s New Administrative Secretary

My name is Lee Hurton and I am very pleased and excited to be the new Office Manager/Secretary for the WCA. After graduating from the University of Winnipeg in 2005, I found myself drawn to the non-profit side of administration.   As a result, I have spent the last 12 years of my career in […]

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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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March 25, 2014 ,

Revised Cottagers Handbook

The Cottagers Handbook, produced by Manitoba Conservation, outlines information, regulations and guidelines affecting cottagers in Manitoba’s provincial parks.  The Handbook is currently under revision.  The Board of Directors of the Whiteshell Cottagers Association has reviewed a draft copy of the new Handbook and provided Manitoba Conservation with its comments and concerns. 

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March 25, 2014 ,

The Park Districts Service Fee System

The WCA has been working hard for over ten years to have the Park Districts Service Fee system made fair, transparent and equitable. Manitoba Conservation’s position has been that a slow approach should be taken in revising the system. Of course it was not eager to change a system that had much of its appropriate […]

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