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Churchill Weekly Photos – Discover Churchill’s Borealis

These three shots by Alex De Vries - Magnifico at Discover Churchill document the magnificence of Churchill's Spectacular northern lights. The official season is coming up but one can view the aurora borealis almost any time of the year with the right conditions! Of...

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Churchill Video of the Week – Churchill Life Change

This Travel Manitoba video portrays the life-changing highlights of the north! The journey begins in the treasure-filled city of Winnipeg and transports one north to Churchill on the Hudson Bay via the newly restored train service. There is no more incredible...

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Churchill Weekly Photo – Wild North

 Some iconic images from the north look like they could be from past centuries. Not much in the landscape or the clothing has changed. The timelessness of the Arctic culture and setting will endure for a long time to come. With all the recent changes in Churchill,...

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Churchill News

“Immediate” Repairs to begin as Hudson Bay Line Sold

  The new owners of the Hudson Bay Rail line are set to initiate immediate track repairs according to the Canadian government on Friday. The announcement came following a deal in place for purchase of port and railway by a consortium of buyers. The agreement will open...

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Hudson Bay Railroad Set for Repairs – Needs Money

If money becomes available, Hudson Bay Railway could begin repairing the damaged tracks between Churchill and Gillam as early as September according to HBR President Sergio Sabatini. He confirmed with the Canadian Transportation Agency on August first that HBR has...

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Churchill Loses a Legend

Whether you liked or disliked Brian Ladoon, the man was a legend and all around character in the sub - Arctic village of Churchill, Manitoba. His viking persona evoked a movie star aura whenever he was spotted around town or out at mile five where he kept his rare...

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Conservation

 

Canadian Government Will Protect Caribou Herd

  The Canadian government will be implementing a protection plan for the threatened boreal or woodland caribou herd in the north. The decision comes three months after the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPWS) filed a judicial review application in Federal...

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Churchill Sea Walls Murals Top Choices

Churchill received a makeover recently and the murals that now adorn some formerly vacant walls are nothing less than breathtaking. Sea Walls: Artists for Oceans is the official sponsor and organizer for these magnificent art works. The foundation seeks to convey...

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Seed Vault Needs Repairs After Leaks

Norway will make critical improvements to the Global Seed Vault located on Svalbard Island in the  Arctic. Melting permafrost in an unusual Arctic summer caused water to enter the front section of the vault. No stored seeds were damaged though safeguards will be taken...

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From the Field

 

Churchill Weekly Photos – Discover Churchill’s Borealis

These three shots by Alex De Vries - Magnifico at Discover Churchill document the magnificence of Churchill's Spectacular northern lights. The official season is coming up but one can view the aurora borealis almost any time of the year with the right conditions! Of...

read more

Churchill Video of the Week – Churchill Life Change

This Travel Manitoba video portrays the life-changing highlights of the north! The journey begins in the treasure-filled city of Winnipeg and transports one north to Churchill on the Hudson Bay via the newly restored train service. There is no more incredible...

read more

Churchill Weekly Photo – Wild North

 Some iconic images from the north look like they could be from past centuries. Not much in the landscape or the clothing has changed. The timelessness of the Arctic culture and setting will endure for a long time to come. With all the recent changes in Churchill,...

read more
Photos & Videos

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