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Churchill Polar Bears is your central resource for everything you ever wanted to know about polar bears, Arctic wildlife and the Churchill community they co-exist with. From polar bear behavior to conservation work on their behalf, from Churchill’s colorful history and culture to natural phenomena like the aurora borealis, you’ll find plenty to learn about when you explore ChurchillPolarBears.org.

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Northern Lights Parting Shots

These magnificent images from Alex de Vries - Magnifico with Discover Churchill are fitting to finish out the awesome northern lights season in Churchill. Another season in the books and what a season it was. Looking forward to spring and summer in Churchill with...

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Northern Lights Reflections

      These awesome northern lights images from Alex de Vries-Magnifico and Discover Churchill, as well as a cool Creek Cabin shot from GWB's Don Walkoski capture the intense aurora borealis we have seen this season in Churchill. Sad to see the...

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Hudson Bay Quest 2020 – Churchill to Gillam

The Hudson Bay Quest is proud to announce our official line up for the 2020 race starting in Churchill on March 19. 1-David Daley 2-Mary Martin 3-Jesse Terry 4-Peter McClelland 5-Tom Terry 6-Kevin Malikowski 7-Shawn McCarty 8-Janet Bahe 9-Ed Obrecht 10-Blake Freking...

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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...

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Hudson Bay Line Repairs 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

 

Northern Lights Parting Shots

These magnificent images from Alex de Vries - Magnifico with Discover Churchill are fitting to finish out the awesome northern lights season in Churchill. Another season in the books and what a season it was. Looking forward to spring and summer in Churchill with...

read more

Northern Lights Reflections

      These awesome northern lights images from Alex de Vries-Magnifico and Discover Churchill, as well as a cool Creek Cabin shot from GWB's Don Walkoski capture the intense aurora borealis we have seen this season in Churchill. Sad to see the...

read more

Hudson Bay Quest 2020 – Churchill to Gillam

The Hudson Bay Quest is proud to announce our official line up for the 2020 race starting in Churchill on March 19. 1-David Daley 2-Mary Martin 3-Jesse Terry 4-Peter McClelland 5-Tom Terry 6-Kevin Malikowski 7-Shawn McCarty 8-Janet Bahe 9-Ed Obrecht 10-Blake Freking...

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