Canada, Manitoba: Churchill train travel on track

By Sarah Lawrynuik, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, Winnipeg Free Press/Thompson Citizen; September 8, 2020

Manitoba’s chief public health officer has clarified exemptions to the order that prohibits travel north of the 53rd parallel, especially where it pertains to the town of Churchill.

Dr. Brent Roussin said an exemption to the travel restrictions applies to: people living in the region, or permanently moving to the region; employees of the federal or provincial governments or Crown corporations; health-care workers and Child and Family Services employees; teachers, professors or students travelling for the purposes of education; people who own, operate or work for a business who are travelling to deliver goods or operate the business.

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