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Municipal Notices


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The Council of the Municipality of Whitestone is inviting residents to provide input and comments regarding short-term rentals in the Municipality at an upcoming public meeting on March 19, 2024, at 10:00 a.m. at the Dunchurch Community Centre.
The Municipality has distributed Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s) to help support public input.  The FAQ’s can be accessed through the following link: 2024-03-19 FAQ Sheet
To access the meeting, the instructions will be placed on the Council agenda, which will be posted on the Municipal website on March 13, 2024. Additionally, you may submit written comments no later than 9:00 a.m. on March 19, 2024, by forwarding them to michelle.hendry@whitestone.ca or paula.macri@whitestone.ca.
A copy of the current Rental Unit Licensing By-law 20-2014 is available for review on the Municipal website: https://whitestone.ca/p/by-laws.

WWKCA Memberships

All residents and, are encouraged to purchase their Lake Wahwashkesh Conservation Association membership.

2023 Membership Form

The Association has yearly costs that benefit us all, such as Water Quality Testing, participation in the Lake Partner Program, website, newsletter and bursaries.  Your membership in the Conservation Association creates a stronger voice for the Lake on issues that are important to residents.  As well your membership helps to promote the conservation of the natural resources of Lake Wahwashkesh, protect and improve the natural environment of the Lake for the benefit of all users, and protect and promote the property interests of landowners.

We are one Lake Wah-Wash-Kesh Community!



Lake Wah-Wash-Kesh Conservation Association Memorial Scholarship
In memory of Duncan Robertson and Mike Maceina

Open to any immediate family* of a current member of the Wah-Wash-Kesh Conservation Association.

The deadline for submission of applications is July 31st of the current year. Please submit the to the Association’s President.


Definition of “immediate family member”: spouse, child, stepchild, grandchild, parent, stepparent, grandparent, niece, nephew, mother-in-law, father-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, brother, sister, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, including adoptive relationships.


Coming Soon – Spring 2024 Newsletter!


New municipal news will be posted here. To view the archive of past notices click here.


The following are the planned social activities for 2024:

  • Weiner Roast
  • Fishing Derby
  • Corn Roast
  • Art Show at the 2024 Annual General Meeting

Dates for these events will be posted in the near future.




Water Monitoring Station

The Lake Wahwashkesh monitoring station opens in new window provides real time streamed data on the lake’s water level and temperature. The monitor has been providing data to the MNR since 2008.


Who We Are:

The Lake Wah-Wash-Kesh Conservation Association is a not-for-profit association of cottagers and residents on or near Lake Wahwashkesh, Ontario, Canada who…

promote the conservation of the natural resources of Lake Wahwashkesh in the Township of McKenzie, in the District of Parry Sound and protect and improve the natural environment of the Lake for the benefit of all users


protect and promote the property interests of landowners on Lake Wahwashkesh or located nearby.