‘If it gets me, it gets me’: the town where residents live alongside polar bears, and you can visit by riding VIA Rail Canada

By Kieran Mulvaney, The Guardian; February 13, 2019 Spend enough time in Churchill, and you will hear the stories. Of…

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Canadian rail rules derailed by American red tape

By: Dylan Robertson, Winnipeg Free Press; February 8, 2019 OTTAWA — Transport Canada had no clue what items American freight trains…

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Manitoba: City of Thompson officially becomes Missinippi Rail partner at January 21 council meeting

By Kyle Darbyson, Thompson Citizen; January 23, 2019 At the tail end of 2018, residents of Churchill celebrated the return…

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Return of train to Churchill, Manitoba raised spirits — but mayor says fuel, food costs remain high

By Bryce Hoye, Reporter, CBC News; January 18, 2019 It’s been well over a month since the first passenger trains…

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Return of rail service means freedom for Churchill, Manitoba residents to head south for shopping, family visits

By Rachel Bergen, CBC News; December 09, 2018 Earlier this week, Churchill celebrated the arrival of the first visitors travelling…

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Churchill, Manitoba residents gather to see first passenger train in 18 months pull into town

By Rachel Bergen, CBC News; December 5, 2018 After 18 months without service, Churchill, Man., residents gathered to welcome the…

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VIA Rail Canada service resumes in northern Manitoba, between Gillam and Churchill

A press release from VIA Rail Canada; November 26, 2018: MONTRÉAL, Nov. 26, 2018 /CNW/ – VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail)…

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Manitoba: When Churchill needed Ottawa, the town was ignored. Now, Ottawa needs Churchill

Opinion By Ken Hansen, MacLean’s; November 13, 2018 The first train in 18 months on the Hudson Bay Railway pulled…

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Churchill, Manitoba celebrates return of train service with prime minister, saying ‘We are free’

By Kelly Geraldine Malone, The Canadian Press, The Toronto Star; November 1, 2018 CHURCHILL, MAN.—Residents of Churchill, Man. crowded around…

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