News & Stories

Headline REVITALIZATION OF SHORELINE…
Please see the presentation delivered to members of the association on October 2nd 2010.[Bilingual - Atelier de révégétalisation]

Headline PLEASURE CRAFT OPERATOR LICENCE…
The Competency of Operators of Pleasure Craft Regulations require operators of pleasure craft fitted with a motor and used for recreational purposes to have proof of competency on board at all times.[more]

Headline WATER LEVEL GAUGE...
A water level gauge was re-installed near the lake outlet in the northern part of the Lake during the summer of 2010. The intent is to monitor the lake’s water level so that it can be maintained as close as possible to traditional levels. [more]

Headline JELLYFISH IN LAC SINCLAIR!
In September 2007 freshwater jellyfish were found in Lake Sinclair. This variety of jellyfish is not considered dangerous to humans since we have no hard evidence that these organisms can penetrate the human skin. [more]

Headline URANIUM MINING...
The Association continues to monitor any activity related to uranium mining in the vicinity of the Lake. Expert opinions indicate that there is little expectation of recent prospecting activity developing further, as the quantities of uranium identified are insufficient to justify development of these sources. Some historical information is available in an article which was written for an earlier newsletter by a past President of the Association, Roger Smith. [more]

Headline STREET NAME STORIES...
Did you ever wonder about the names of our local streets? Some are obvious, like chemin du Lac Sinclair. [more]

Headline FISHY STORIES…
What kinds of fish are caught in Lac Sinclair? Although there are no records, keen fishers report that pike and smallmouth bass are the main sports species in our lake. Also there are little sunfish. [more]

Headline PRESERVING LAC SINCLAIR’S FISHERY…
One of the joys of being a Lac Sinclair resident or cottager – if you like to fish – is an opportunity to pursue your favorite sport. But those of us who use this fishery also have a special responsibility to protect it, because fishing pressure, along with factors like shoreline development, has a big impact on the fishing experience at Lac Sinclair. [more]

Headline SWIMMERS’ ITCH…
Occasionally swimmers in our lake develop an irritating rash after being in the water. [more]

Headline SHEEP ISLAND…
One of our lake's treasures is the uninhabited big island, formally known as Île aux Moutons. Why that name? [more]