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Churchill, Manitoba Critically Low on Propane for Heat Due to Broken Rail Line

Churchill, Manitoba Critically Low on Propane for Heat Due to Broken Rail Line

By The Canadian Press

VIA Rail Churchill
A VIA Rail train sits idle at the train station in Churchill, Man., on June 22, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Alex de Vries)

CHURCHILL, Man. – The northern Manitoba community of Churchill has issued an emergency notice because it is critically low on propane — a fuel that is used for heating.

The town on the shore of Hudson Bay is telling people to conserve fuel until a new supply of propane comes by ship in mid-July.

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