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  • Camperville and Duck Bay

    Continued… One of the early missionaries, who travelled in this area, using St. Laurent as a starting point, was the Rev.C.J.Camper. By that time the Hudson’s Bay Company had established a post at present-day Camperville on what is now Lot … Continue reading →

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  • Camperville and Duck Bay

    Camperville and Duck Bay, on the northwest shore of Lake Winnipegosis, are inseparable in their history, religion and society. Mention of the northwest shores of the three Manitoba lakes – Winnipegosis, Manitoba and Dauphin – can be found in many … Continue reading →

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  • Lumbering

    In 1897, with the railway extending to Winnipegosis the potential harvesting of the bountiful forests for lumber was recognized by Peter McArthur, a lumberman from Westbourne, MB area. He established “The Standard Lumber Co.” and erected a saw and planning … Continue reading →

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