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March 12, 2019

Park Positions Available for Summer Employment

There are a number of park positions that might be of interest to cottagers and their families. The competition information and application form for  campground attendants throughout the eastern region including the Whiteshell are contained in the links below. 34852 34852_application There are also labour and operator positions in the Whiteshell.  Click the link below […]

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December 4, 2018 ,

Manitoba Hydro continues replacing wood poles in Whiteshell Provincial Park

A Manitoba Hydro project to replace older wood poles in the Falcon Lake, Caddy Lake, West Hawk Lake, Star Lake and Brereton Lake areas is scheduled to continue early in the new year. Approximately 200 poles will be replaced during the second year of the project. The work is being carried out during the winter […]

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September 20, 2018

Trails Manitoba is recruiting volunteers

Trails Manitoba has asked WCA to help spread the message that they are actively recruiting volunteers to spearhead a trail group in the North Whiteshell.  The Trail traverses the Alf Hole Goose Sanctuary near the town of Rennie, Manitoba, via Brereton Lake, Jessica Lake, Inverness Falls, Rice Lake, Cabin Lake, Red Rock Lake, White Lake, […]

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September 19, 2018

Amphibex at Falcon Lake

Amphibex engaged in dredging the Falcon Lake boathouse channel at Block 23 on the South Shore on September 16th.   

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August 24, 2018

Photos from Falcon Lake Show and Shine and Benefit Concert

The August 18th Falcon Lake Show and Shine and Benefit for the St. Amant Centre was held from 10am to 2pm and featured classic vehicles owned by Whiteshell cottage owners and merchants  

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August 3, 2018

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

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

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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