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August 3, 2018   |  Whiteshell News

Province Reopens Mantario Trail from the Big Whiteshell Trail Head to Mantario Lake

The Manitoba government has reopened the Mantario Trail from the Big Whiteshell Trail Head to Mantario Lake.The section of trail was closed on July 2 following an incident that involved a hiker being injured by a black bear.  To date, attempts to capture the bear have not been successful and this bear may still be…

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July 9, 2018   |  Whiteshell News

Penniac Bay Community Input- Hiking / Biking Trail

The South Whiteshell Trail Association (SWTA) together with Trails Manitoba are in the final stage of planning to build a non motorized walking/biking trail at the west end of Penniac Bay on West Hawk Lake. Click the link for more information. Penniac Bay community mailer 6jul18

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July 4, 2018   |  Whiteshell News

Bear Attack on Mantario Trail

A rare, unprovoked attack by a black bear that closed part of the Mantario Trail in Whiteshell Provincial Park has a Winnipeg couple and the provincial government urging hikers to be “bear aware.” https://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/hikers-relieved-after-surviving-bear-attack-on-mantario-trail-487262961.html

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July 3, 2018   |  Whiteshell News

Canada Day Boat Regatta\Parade Falcon Lake

The annual Canada Day Boat Regatta\Parade around Falcon Lake took place starting at 2pm. The parade was highlighted by the touring boats playing ” O Canada” as they paraded respectfully close to shore. The parade included close to 30 watercraft with the number of participants growing in number every year.

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June 11, 2018   |  Whiteshell News

SEWFD Firefighters Ball

The biannual SEWFD Firefighters Ball was held Saturday, June 9th at the Whiteshell Community Center.  After cocktails and socializing between 5pm and 6:00pm, the sold out event saw a bagpiper – dressed in his Scottish kilt, lead the many volunteer firefighters and spouses/partners into the Community Hall to a chorus of applause from supporters.The Master…

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May 15, 2018   |  Whiteshell News

Manitoba News Release: Camping Season Kicks Off, Liquor Ban Lifted in Provincial Campgrounds

May 17, 2018   CAMPING SEASON KICKS OFF, LIQUOR BAN LIFTED IN PROVINCIAL CAMPGROUNDS – – – Reminder to Manitobans: Don’t Move Firewood: Squires The Manitoba government has lifted the annual liquor ban in provincial campgrounds this May long weekend, Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires announced today. “We know Manitobans love to get out and…

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