Sir Winston Churchill Provincial Park

Alberta Parks

Advisories

  • Blue-Green Algae - Sir Winston Churchill PP

      July 9, 2019

      Please be advised that a Blue-Green Algal (Cyanobacterial) Bloom Advisory will be issued for Lac La Biche in Lac La Biche County (North Zone).

      Public Health Advisory signs and Public Blue-Green Algal (Cyanobacterial) Bloom Information signs will be posted at all public beaches and at other public areas.

       Please see the Alberta Health Services website for the official advisory that will go up shortly.

      https://www.albertahealthservices.ca/news/bga.aspx

       Specific questions regarding consumption of fish from lakes experiencing cyanobacterial blooms can be directed to Dr. Weiping Zhang at Alberta Health (weiping.zhang@gov.ab.ca).

      For answers to general health-related questions, the public can be directed to contact the nearest public health office or Health Link Alberta:

      Edmonton Main Office 780-735-1800

      Calgary Mail Office: 780-943-2295

      Lethbridge Main Office: 780-388-6689

      Grande Prairie Main Office: 780-513-7517

      Red Deer Main Office: 403-356-6366

      Health Link Alberta: 811

  • Construction Advisory - Community Facility Construction

      December 5, 2018

      Sir Winston Churchill Provincial Park's community facility is under construction, anticipated completion is Fall 2019. 

      Construction should not interfere with boat launch use nor comfort camping cabin stays, however please be advised there is construction in the area. 

      Inside the community facility there is an open hall, meeting room space, bathrooms and kitchen, with an exterior lakeside patio. More details on usage, bookings, and specifications on the space will follow closer to construction completion. 

  • Water Quality Advisory - Sir Winston Churchill Provincial Park

      July 26, 2018

      Water Quality Advisory issued for Camper’s Beach

      LAC LA BICHE – Due to elevated levels of fecal coliforms currently present in the water of Lac La Biche at Camper’s Beach in Sir Winston Churchill Provincial Park located within the North Zone of Alberta Health Services (AHS), AHS is advising the public not to swim or wade at Camper’s Beach on Lac La Biche effective immediately.

      Elevated levels of fecal coliforms were detected via testing of the lake water, at this beach location. At current levels, skin, ear and eye infections may result from contact with the water at Camper’s Beach.

      As always, visitors and residents are reminded to never drink or cook with untreated water directly from any lake or reservoir, at any time. Water-borne organisms, including fecal coliforms, can cause vomiting and diarrhea.

      AHS Environmental Public Health Inspectors will continue to monitor the water at Camper’s Beach.

      This advisory will remain in effect until further notice.

      For answers to general health-related questions, the public can be directed to contact the nearest public health office or Health Link Alberta:

      Edmonton Main Office 780-735-1800

      Calgary Mail Office: 780-943-2295

      Lethbridge Main Office: 780-388-6689

      Grande Prairie Main Office: 780-513-7517

      Red Deer Main Office: 403-356-6366

      Health Link Alberta: 811

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