Lac du Bonnet RCMP are reporting that a 33-year-old Winnipeg man has recently drowned at the Whiteshell Provincial Park.
Lac du Bonnet RCMP are reporting that a 34-year-old female hiker in distress was recently located and rescued from a location on the Mantario Trail in Whiteshell Provincial Park.
Manitoba Environment, Climate and Parks advises the state of local emergency in Whiteshell Provincial Park expires today. The state of local emergency in the northern Whiteshell area was initially declared May 20.
In Whiteshell Provincial Park, Provincial Road (PR) 307 is now fully open through the north Whiteshell area from Seven Sisters Falls to Rennie. Manitoba Transportation and Infrastructure is continuing ongoing repairs of PR 307 and floodwaters remain on the road in some areas.
Manitoba Environment, Climate and Parks is advising of a mandatory evacuation order and expanded closure area in the northern portion of Whiteshell Provincial Park effective May 24, 2022. Manitoba Parks continues to co-ordinate with Emergency Measures Organization and Manitoba Hydro in its preparedness and response.
Manitoba Environment, Climate and Parks has declared a state of local emergency in Whiteshell Provincial Park. Rapidly rising water levels are causing deteriorating and dangerous conditions, posing a significant risk to public safety.
Steinbach RCMP are asking the public for any information into the whereabouts of Christopher Peter Hawkins. Christopher (who went by the name Peter) was last seen in May of 2020 at the Whiteshell Provincial Park.
Three hikers on the Mantario Trail, suffering from signs of severe heat stroke, were recently located and transported to Lac du Bonnet by helicopter, before being treated by emergency medical services.
A 55-year-old Winnipeg man has recently died after the motorcycle he was driving went into a ditch in Whiteshell Provincial Park.