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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 3, 2021

Fire Restrictions Reinstated – Manitoba Fire Bulletin #14

Note Whiteshell is Area 2 with Level 1 restrictions at this time. FIRE BULLETIN #14 The Manitoba Wildfire Service advises that due to continued dry conditions and predicted hot weather, burning permits will only be issued to essential burning, for rural municipalities, industrial operations and agriculture. All other burning permits will be restricted immediately in […]

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May 21, 2021

Practise Social Distancing at Parks, Campgrounds and Cottages as Camping Season Begins

May 21, 2021 Manitoba Media Bulletin REMINDER: ONLY HOUSEHOLD MEMBERS AT CAMPSITES; PRACTISE SOCIAL DISTANCING AT PARKS, CAMPGROUNDS AND COTTAGES AS CAMPING SEASON BEGINS As Manitobans prepare to enjoy the May long weekend, it is important to remember that anyone heading to provincial parks, campgrounds or cottages should continue to practise social distancing and follow […]

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May 20, 2021

May 20 Afternoon Wildfire Update

6:30 pm Update from Fire Bulletin # 11 Campfires are allowed from 8 pm to 8 am in a fire pit. Backcountry travel bans remain in place, Trails and water routes are still closed. Motorized backcountry travel, including with ATVs and other off-road vehicles, is prohibited unless under the authority of a travel permit Camping […]

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May 20, 2021

May 20 Morning Wildfire Update

8:30 AM update Some rain was received yesterday evening and overnight.  Conservation and Climate are assessing the conditions. Highway 307 has been reopened. The latest  Natural Resources Canada Map gives us an idea of the location and size of the 2 fires at 8:30 AM.  There are no hot spots near Sailing Lake.   The […]

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May 19, 2021

May 19 Afternoon Wildfire Update

The latest  Natural Resources Canada Map gives us an idea of the location and size of the 2 fires at 6:30 PM.  There are new hot spots (circled) near Sailing Lake 3:00 PM Update from Manitoba Fire Bulleting # 10 Fire EA043 Toniata / Whiteshell Provincial Park – Crews continue to make good progress and […]

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May 19, 2021

May 19 Morning Wildfire Update

11:00 AM Update Manitoba Parks has confirmed the following and will report again this afternoon. Whitemouth Bog Fire – Fire is showing signs of cooling,  six crews on the fire today.  PTH 307 will remain closed for today with ongoing re-assessment based on fire activity. Sailing Lake Fire – Six crews working the fire. No […]

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SMOKEHave had lots of inquiries on the smoke. No new fires in the Whiteshell (confirmed with Parks 7am this morning). Smoke is from the fires up North. Entire Whiteshell affected (had reports from Falcon, West Hawk, Jessica, Betula and more)Environment Canada says wind shifts tonight which should clear it. ... See MoreSee Less
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Kayak FOUND and RETURNED to ownerFrom Kelly (owner) - "The kayak was found and returned to us thanks to this post!!! And the amazing folks who sought us out. Thank you so much for your help."That's a Kayak and couple dogs now that you, our followers, have successfully returned to owners. ... See MoreSee Less
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