Student Employment Opportunities – with Parks Canada

The follow info is from Kevin Bachewich (Parks Canada).

Hi. Here is a list of a couple of summer student job opportunities. I anticipate there maybe a few different job opportunities in the future posted as well. I thought I would share with you to distribute or post among your contacts if you wish.

Employment Opportunities in Riding Mountain National Park:

Student Maintenance Workers
https://emploisfp-psjobs.cfp-psc.gc.ca/psrs-srfp/applicant/page1800?poster=1378172

Student Visitor Info Attendant-Guide
https://emploisfp-psjobs.cfp-psc.gc.ca/psrs-srfp/applicant/page1800?poster=1376049&toggleLanguage=en&fbclid=IwAR3kdAYGK0bjO2NeYCguqoLR49awqr2kyBVMbS44zJxtOKPx75nN0jUzRgk

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Water Shut Off, Pouring sidewalks, Improved Accessibility for Shower Bldg – Oct 25/2019

The following update is provided by Koreen Miko of Parks Canada:

Clear Lake Campground area update

Good Morning, with the cooler temperatures among us, our Water / Wastewater staff will be shutting off the water to the Old Campground area on Monday, October 28. By the middle of next week, they will be shutting off the individual valves in front of each cabin. The water to the shower building will still be available till November 1.

In the next couple of weeks, we intend to do some work pouring sidewalks / skirting around the shower building for improved accessibility. We do not have a specific date for this yet, however if we can’t do it this fall, and the work is pushed to next Spring, we will try to provide a couple of days notice to the Lessees.

Thank you,

Koreen Miko

Riding Mountain National Park
Parks Canada / Government of Canada

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Updates from this Past Weekend’s Storm & Gate Hours – October 18, 2019

The following update from Kevin Bachewich – RMNP Townsite Manager

Updates from this Past Weekend’s Storm & Gate Hours

This is the latest road report/update from this past weekend’s storm.

Moon Lake campground: Closed until further notice
WCG Otentiks: All clear.
Lake Audy road from station through to 61A: Closed.
61A from RM to Hwy 10: Opened on Tuesday. This road has been plowed and is in good shape.
Frith Beach access road : Opened up to Camp Kips.
Highway 19 : Closed. Operators opened #19 to Katherine. Arrowhead, Brûlé and Katherine are plowed out.
Rolling River road: Closed.
Clear Lake Campground : Streets open, not back lanes at this time unless required.
Townsite streets: Opened for access
North Shore Road and loops: Open

NOTE: We are not opening up any parking lots at this time, unless required. With the predicted warm weather, we are hoping mother nature will remove the snow for us. Reasoning is that we are out of high visitation and the more snow we pile up, the less chance it is going to melt. We will assess again next week and remove snow if required.

Also as a reminder, the north gate is closed for the season.
The south gate hours for the winter months are as follows:
– closed Mondays to Thursdays
– open Fridays from 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm
– open on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

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Cabin Area Plowing – Oct 18, 2019

The following update is provided by Kevin Bachewich.

Subject: Cabin Area Plowing

Hi. Just wanted to provide a quick update that the cabin area has been opened up for access after the recent snowfall, however there may be limited access to the back lane area for most of the cabin area. We wanted to advise so there are no surprises. With the recent snowfall we have been able to open up and plow most of the core streets, however many of the back lanes in the cabin area at this time will not be plowed for the weekend so parking and front street access is limited. The snow load has been reduced significantly and everything else is as usual.

Have a great weekend.
Kevin

Kevin Bachewich
Townsite Manager, Riding Mountain National Park
Parks Canada / Government of Canada

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Water Shut Off Update – Fall 2019

The following update on water shut off was provided by Kevin Bachewich, Riding Mountain National Park Townsite Manager
“The shower building should be (operational) till Oct 31. The rest is weather dependent. We will have to close the shower building for a couple days over the next couple weeks to put a concrete skirt and sidewalks around the building for accessibility purposes. People should be able to use the campground facilities during that time if needed. Will try to give you a few days notice on that. “

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Paving Projects in Wasagaming and the Old Campground – Fall 2019

 

 

 

 

 

New Pavement on 2nd Street North to assist with water pooling issue – Photo credit: Brad Collett

 

 

 

 

 

New pavement going to tennis courts Photo credit: Brad Collett

 

 

 

 

Parking lot on Wasagaming Drive – Photo credit: Brad Collett

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Group Barbecue at the Jamboree Hall September 1, 2019

This year’s Group Barbecue was held at the Jamboree Hall on September 1, 2019. I am waiting for some pictures and a write up of this event.

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Talent Show at the Jamboree Hall August 24, 2019

This year’s Talent Show was held at the Jamboree Hall on August 24, 2019. It was put on by:

Corinne’s Music Studio
ACCM/RMT/Adjudicator
Piano/Theory instructor
CCS Concert Coordinator
Sweet Sounds Children’s Choir
Amici Singers

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Family Reunion at the Jamboree Hall August 17, 2019

A Family Reunion was held at the Jamboree Hall on August 17, 2019 as well as the Family Breakfast on August 18, 2019. I am waiting for photos and a write up for this event.

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A Surprise Wedding Anniversary Party at the Jamboree Hall July 27, 2019

A surprise 25th wedding anniversary party was held at the Jamboree Hall for Carol and Doug Curtis on July 27, 2019.

This is Carol-Lee and Doug’s 25th wedding anniversary. We chose to celebrate at the Jamboree Hall as they have many memories there. Their three daughters put on dance shows in the Jamboree Hall growing up in the summers as well as participated in talent shows. The Jamboree Hall was also the venue to celebrate a 50th birthday party. Carol-Lee and Doug have been coming to the Old Campground for 19 years and all of their greatest memories and friends are there.The Jamboree Hall has been such a special spot in all their lives and we loved getting to celebrate in it. – Hailey Curtis

This was a beautiful night! It was so special to celebrate my parent’s marriage in the Jamboree Hall because Clear Lake is gorgeous! The hanging lights, the music, the sunset by the water…it was a wonderful time! Mackenzie Curtis

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