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WCA is Still Going Strong in 2021

Posted on: January 27, 2021  |  

WCA is turning 70 this year and we are still going strong in 2021!

 Some of our recent accomplishments include:

  • First ever virtual AGM as we dealt with keeping Members involved during a pandemic
  • Paving of Falcon South Shore road & townsite
  • Relocation of Hunt Lake trail away from cottage area (and increased parking)
  • New Water treatment plant at Big Whiteshell (plus a dock replacement & repairs to the other).
  • Having RCMP provide a crime report for each edition of the Echo
  • Initial steps to expand the citizens on patrol program throughout the Whiteshell
  • New play structure at Brereton
  • Oversight of the South East Whiteshell Fire department fee increase proposal & the North Whiteshell Fire department creation proposal
  • Engagement with MB Hydro – Water control on Winnipeg River and Slave Falls Dam Rehabilitation
  • Gravel repairs at both Nutimik & Brereton
  • Finalization of a new cottagers handbook – expect to see final product in mid 2021 (finally)
  • Attend Lake of the Woods Control board meetings (Winnipeg River water levels)
  • Oversight of the new Brereton waste facility, insisting on improvements to it, convincing to add a facility at Jessica. Participation in the other new facilities & waste initiative overall
  • Continued involvement in the water control structures at Betula, Caddy & Falcon
  • Intervention in the proposed storage site at Star Lake for Cottage based businesses and then the creation of a working group to find a long term solution that works for cottagers.
  • Numerous discussions on the need for dredging at both Nutimik & Falcon & the replacement of the Museum at Nutimik
  • Getting Parks to assist us in convincing MI of the needed upgrades to hwy #307 & #44

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