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Manitoba Government Ensures Churchill Won’t Be Left in Cold This Winter

Manitoba Government Ensures Churchill Won’t Be Left in Cold This Winter

By The Canadian Press

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The flooded-out Hudson Bay Railway is a lifeline for Churchill, Manitoba. (OMNITRAX / HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG – The Manitoba government says the northern port town of Churchill will have enough propane to get it through the winter heating season, but the future of the community and its rail link to the south remains unclear.

Premier Brian Pallister says the province has ordered propane to last through to next June. The fuel is to be sent via ship by the end of September.

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Mural Artists in Churchill Channel Creativity in Spite of Rail Closure

Mural Artists in Churchill Channel Creativity in Spite of Rail Closure

Kal Barteski - Sea Walls
Winnipeg artist Kal Barteski in Churchill, Manitoba for Sea Walls: Artists for Oceans. Since its inception in 2014, the Sea Walls program has created nearly 300 murals in over 12 countries with 200+ artists from 25 different nationalities. (HANDOUT)

Celebrated Winnipeg artist Kal Barteski has assembled a team in Churchill, Manitoba to turn 16 blank canvases into large-scale public murals.

Barteski is the Churchill curator of Sea Walls: Artists for Oceans, which has invited artists from around the world to the northern Manitoba community for the 10-day experience in polar bear country.

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