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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 Waste/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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October 16, 2020

Changes to Cottage Fee Structure and Investment in Provincial Park Upgrades

The Manitoba Government issued the following press release October 16, 2020 The Manitoba government is investing approximately $16.6 million in a variety of projects that will improve visitors’ experiences and protect the environment at provincial parks, while working to minimize the effect on cottage owners as the province modernizes the cottage fee structure, Conservation and […]

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October 14, 2020

Waste Initiative – Transfer Station at Jessica

The Department of Conservation and Climate advised us that the additional transfer station at Jessica is under development, requisitions are posted to get material to the site. The Parks Branch will be sending out a mailer with engagement info in the near future for future sites. (photos of Brereton Facility)

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October 14, 2020

Hunt Lake Trail

Update Oct 7, 2020 – Hunt Lake has been identified by the Department of Conservation and Climate as a minor capital project for this fall. Improvements will include a pit privy relocation of the trail head to make it easier to find. Parking will be expanded and the relocation will take the trail off the […]

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October 14, 2020

Update on Star Lake or MCDougalls Landing Storage Sites

Further to the news we shared about storage sites in the South Whiteshell at https://whiteshellcottagers.com/whiteshell_news/consultations-on-storage-sites-south-whiteshell-provincial-park/, Conservation and Climate has advised us that they will not be proceeding with either the Star Lake or MCDougalls landing proposals. A letter was sent to affected Cottagers on October 6th.

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