The CN Derailment occurred on January 6, 2018. The derailment involved 23 cars including three gondola cars carrying nickel sulphide which is a known carcinogen and toxic to aquatic life. The area is in a remote location and the cleanup has been in progress since January.
Please continue to watch the WCA website for news and updates on the status of the cleanup. Copies of the WCA’s previous correspondence with the Department of Sustainable Development can be seen at the links below.
Michelle Taback Faiman – “Hi everyone, I was wondering if there is anyone that could come to the Big Island Landing area who is able to do small odd jobs. Examples would be carrying suitcases up and down a path or a propane tank up and down a path to the cottage. Thanks” ... See MoreSee Less
The arrival of zebra mussels in Lake MB didn't have to happen. All boats, kayaks, paddle boards, canoes, inflatables and gear used in Lake MB must be decontaminated before use in a different water body. Find out more at bit.ly/3abQN5o and help #StopAIS! ... See MoreSee Less
Heidi Streilein – “Hello ! I’m from Otterfalls block 4 . I ended up going down our road on kayaks ( since our road is still covered with 3 feet of water ) I got some pictures of a few cabins. But just an update on the flooding. Here are a couple pictures. It does look like it went down a foot so far.” ... See MoreSee Less
Heidi Streilein – “We are also missing a piece of our dock . That looks like this . It belongs to Otterfalls block 4 lot 7 . If anyone has seen it can contact me directly on Facebook.” ... See MoreSee Less