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July 3, 2018

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

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

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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May 14, 2018

Wildfire near Caddy Lake

‘Too close for comfort’: Wildfire near Caddy Lake puts cottagers on edge Cottagers say water bombers brought in to douse flames CBC News · Posted: May 13, 2018 9:40 PM CT | Last Updated: 8 hours ago http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/wild-fire-caddy-lake-1.4661517  

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May 7, 2018

Water Bomber Photos from Falcon Lake

Photos from Alison Bonneteau Four water bombers flew over every 4 minutes for over an hour to load up with water to work on the fire on the side of the highway.  

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May 6, 2018

Fire Near Falcon Lake Shuts Down Trans Canada Saturday

A fire 20 hectares in size broke out two kilometres west of Falcon Lake on the Trans Canada Highway Saturday afternoon. Rebecca and her husband saw the smoke and pulled over to try and stomp out the fire, but it was out of control in minutes. Fire department was on it pronto. Looked like a […]

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February 15, 2018

Dept of Sustainable Development Job Postings

The Department of Sustainable Development currently has a number of Whiteshell job postings that might be of interest to cottagers. KA3 job posting 2018 2018 KA2 job posting LABOR1 -DUAL CLASS job posting 2018 OR1 Posting-33782 2018 LAB-OR2-TRN STN- Posting-33783 2018 LAB-OR1 Posting-33781 2018 KA2 Posting-33779 2018 – Lab Posting 33780  

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February 13, 2018

Hunting Information

Click the links below for more information: Whiteshell Provincial Park – Map of No Hunting Areas https://www.gov.mb.ca/sd/wildlife/hunting/pdfs/2014whiteshell_map(2).pdf Sustainable Development Hunting Guide: https://www.gov.mb.ca/sd/wildlife/hunting/pdfs/huntingguide2017_web.pdf 2016 – 2018 Future Hunting Season Opening Dates: https://www.gov.mb.ca/sd/wildlife/hunting/future.html Hunter education & licensing https://www.gov.mb.ca/sd/wildlife/hunting/hunteredu.html Sustainable Development Big Game Surveys http://www.gov.mb.ca/sd/wildlife/hunting/biggame/survey/index.html WCA Survey Results on Hunting in the Whiteshell WCA Hunting Survey Results   […]

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