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April 13, 2021

New Portage Route at Slave Falls

Manitoba Hydro has announced that the new portage route at Slave Falls was cleared in March and a few final finishes, including signage, will be completed over the coming months. Due to shipping delays, the new safety boom and buoys at Slave Falls are now expected to be installed in June. Until then, the old […]

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April 8, 2021

Whiteshell Waste Depot Updates

The Parks and Protected Spaces Branch has provided us with the latest update on the waste depots. Pictured below are recent photos of the new waste depot location at Jessica Lake . The Jessica waste depot is close to completed.  There is just the final topping to go on, concrete to pour and the bins […]

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April 8, 2021

PROVINCE INVESTS IN WILDFIRE PREVENTION, MITIGATION AND PREPAREDNESS ACROSS MANITOBA

The province made the following announcement April 8th. Promoting Awareness, Additional Staffing, Protection of Remote Lodges: Guillemard With the arrival of warmer weather, the province reminds Manitobans to be careful with any spring burning activities and to ensure they have the required burn permits from either their local municipalities or the province, Conservation and Climate […]

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March 18, 2021

Update on Seven Sisters Spillway Deck Closure

Manitoba Hydro has announced that due to on-going work at Seven Sisters Generation Station The Great Trail (Trans Canada Trail) near Seven Sisters will be closed until March 23 and again from April 5 to November 1 This project was initially scheduled for the spring of 2020, but because of COVID-19 the heat trace system […]

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March 17, 2021 ,

Waste Management Update

Work has started at the new facilities at Otter Falls, Betula, and Jessica. At Jessica they did some (minor) trail re-routing already but have some more work to do once the snow is gone. Gravel & cement blocks have been delivered to Jessica. Gravel was also delivered to Betula (it was delivered to the group […]

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March 12, 2021 ,

Calling all Women Interested in Sailing!

Sent on behalf of the Whiteshell Women’s Sailing League Interested in learning to sail but not sure where to start? Already taken some lessons and wondering how to improve your skills? Looking for a reason to get social and meet other women in the South Whiteshell region? If you answered ‘yes’ to any of the […]

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February 2, 2021

Proposed Garbage/Recycling Depot Locations

WCA has received the following maps of proposed garbage and recycling depots. North Whiteshell Click the link below for a map of the existing and proposed depots North Whiteshell Depot Locations – February 2021 South Whiteshell Click the link below for a map of the existing and proposed depots South Whiteshell Depot Locations – February […]

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December 22, 2020 ,

Waste Transfer Facility Update in North Whiteshell

Jessica Lake Material to build the new waste facility has started to arrive  at the junction of ER60 & ER61 The Parks and Protected Specaces Branch is working in cooperation with the Trails Association.  They are going to relocate the Trans Canada trail away from the waste collection facility. They also intend to bring in […]

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