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Churchill Weekly Polar Bear Stats

Manitoba Sustainable Development has issued the weekly Polar Bear Statistics for November 5-11. Hudson Bay is beginning to see some ice formation and some polar bears are starting to explore and test their winter seal hunting grounds. Caution is advised for all...

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Churchill Sunday Photos – Polar Bear Tundra Action

        These classic polar bear shots from Natural Habitat Adventures guide Bonnie Chartier are fantastic. The season has been one of consistent polar bear activity on the tundra and the Arctic wildlife. The 2018 polar bear season is winding down but the action out...

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Churchill Tundra Images – Polar Bear Season

        The tundra in the Churchill Wildlife Management Area is alive and bustling with Arctic wildlife. Polar bears, Red and Arctic foxes, as well as Ptarmigan, are being spotted throughout the region. With the polar bear season in full gear, the images are coming...

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Churchill News

Churchill Weekly Photos – Hudson Bay Line

          The Arctic Gateway group, new owners of the Port of Churchill and the 100 mile stretch of track known as the Hudson Bay Line, are working diligently to repair all the washouts and problem spots along the line. Weather is cooperating and hopes are high the...

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Hudson Bay Line Repair Going Strong

Arctic Gateway is committing extensive man hours to the cause of bringing the Hudson Bay Line north to Churchill once again! it seems like a distant memory now of the drama of the deadlocked stalemate between Omnitrax, the Canadian Government and any prospective...

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Derailment Shocks New Rail Owner Arctic Gateway

Arctic Gateway Group, the new owners of Churchill's Port and the Hudson Bay Railway (HBR), have been greeted with a rocky start to their new venture. Saturday evening a freight train with three engines and 27 cars carrying petroleum derailed in the remote town of...

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Conservation

 

Nunatsiavut Wildlife Manager Optimistic on Polar Bears

Despite frequent heart-wrenching images of starving polar bears in the news recently, populations of polar bears are apparently thriving in the Nunatsiavut region of northern Labrador. This is some welcome good news on the status of polar bears in the Arctic. Based on...

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Churchill Wants Polar Bears to Stay Home

Churchill is famous for its polar bears and has been dubbed the Polar Bear Capital of the World for a destination to see numerous polar bears in and around the town. Now Churchill Mayor Mike Spence wants to have serious conversations with the provincial...

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Retired Canadian Mountie Sentenced to Prison

Retired Canadian Mountie Gregory Logan, 60, of Saint John has been sentenced to five years and two months in a United States federal prison for smuggling nearly 300 Narwhal tusks with a value of $1.5 - $3 million US into Maine. The contraband tusks were hidden in...

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From the Field

 

Churchill Weekly Polar Bear Stats

Manitoba Sustainable Development has issued the weekly Polar Bear Statistics for November 5-11. Hudson Bay is beginning to see some ice formation and some polar bears are starting to explore and test their winter seal hunting grounds. Caution is advised for all...

read more

Churchill Sunday Photos – Polar Bear Tundra Action

        These classic polar bear shots from Natural Habitat Adventures guide Bonnie Chartier are fantastic. The season has been one of consistent polar bear activity on the tundra and the Arctic wildlife. The 2018 polar bear season is winding down but the action out...

read more

Churchill Tundra Images – Polar Bear Season

        The tundra in the Churchill Wildlife Management Area is alive and bustling with Arctic wildlife. Polar bears, Red and Arctic foxes, as well as Ptarmigan, are being spotted throughout the region. With the polar bear season in full gear, the images are coming...

read more
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