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October 15, 2019 ,

Whiteshell Flooding Update – October 15, 2019

There have been no significant changes since the last report in water levels within Whitesehll Provincial Park they continue to rise and will into the coming days.  Currently there is flooding on Provincial Highway #312, reduced speed and flood warning signs have been posted at the site.  Manitoba Infrastructure and Sustainable Development will continue to […]

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October 12, 2019 ,

South Whiteshell Highway #312 Road Flooding Update – October 12, 2019

There have been no significant changes since the last report, water levels continue to rise and will into the coming days. Currently there is flooding on the eastbound lane of Provincial Highway #312 and flood warning signs have been posted at the site indicating “FLOOD WATER”. Manitoba Infrastructure and Sustainable Development will continue to monitor […]

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September 20, 2019

Work to the Trans Canada (Pinawa’s Great Trail) Trail near Seven Sisters

Manitoba Hydro has advised the WCA that they are expecting to close the Trans Canada (Pinawa’s Great Trail) Trail near Seven Sisters from April to November of 2020 due to Manitoba Hydro maintenance on the spillway deck. The local RMs have also been advised. Residents who use the Pinawa Great trail, to cross near the […]

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August 7, 2019

Big Whiteshell Lake Road Improvements

Manitoba Sustainable Development, in partnership with Manitoba Infrastructure, is to begin a planned road improvement initiative in the area of Big Whiteshell Lake in Whiteshell Provincial Park. Please be aware and take caution on area roadways as increased volumes of construction truck traffic will begin starting August 13, 2019 and continue up to October 31, […]

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April 24, 2019

Whiteshell Road Improvements – Announced as part of Manitoba 150 Celebrations

Good news for Whiteshell Cottagers: The infrastructure work that Minister Squires (in her recent address to the Whiteshell Cottagers Association’s AGM) advised us to watch for, was announced yesterday for expenditure on upgrading of heavily used gravel roads in the Whiteshell Provincial Park – including: “Sustainable Development Projects • paved road improvement along Falcon Lake […]

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May 31, 2018

Jessica Lake Transfer Station Road Washed Out

Chris Jawa has reported that the road to the Jessica Lake Transfer station took quite a hit during the downfall on Tuesday . If you have a low vehicle (anything lower than an SUV) you may want to wait until they get some equipment down there to make repairs.

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May 26, 2016 ,

ROADS COMMITTEE REPORT MAY 18, 2016

Presented by Stan Pogorzelec , Roads Committee Chairperson ROADS COMMITTEE REPORT According to my recent conversation with the area M.I.T. Roads Supervisor Derwin, the following is being planned for the summer of 2016. This report will cover all the road repair, patchwork and maintenance for all roads under the jurisdiction of M.I.T. in the Whiteshell […]

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January 25, 2016 ,

Roads Committee Report January 20, 2016

Presented by Stan Pogorzelec, Roads Committee Chair Nothing new to report regarding Provincial Road 307 or other Park roads as work has now come to a halt, due to winter season. Roads, other than Block roads, are being cleared and in good condition for safe driving. Roads Committee, consisting of myself, Tom Cutts and Ken […]

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Manitoba Conservation officers assisting with check pointsIn addition to continuing their regular duties, you may see Conservation Officers staffing checkpoints on five of Manitoba’s interprovincial border crossings.

Conservation Officers are glad to assist in the ongoing efforts to control the spread of COVID-19, and are advising travellers from out of province who plan to stay in Manitoba to self isolate for 14 days.

All vehicle traffic is required to stop, but drivers will not be turned away. For more information, please see the link below.

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