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Ottawa budgets $117 million to reconnect Churchill

The federal government’s latest commitment to restore and maintain rail service from the eastern Prairies up to Hudson Bay will involve $117 million over the next 10 years. Ottawa’s pledge follows the Aug. 31 announcement of a deal for a private/public partnership group to buy the Hudson Bay Railway line, which has been closed since


AGT sees ‘further port access’ in Hudson Bay deal

The grain industry player in a deal to restore and restart the Hudson Bay Railway and Port of Churchill has factored the port’s access to Arctic tidewater into its business plan. Regina-based pulse processor AGT Food and Ingredients is one of the members of the Arctic Gateway Group, which on Friday confirmed a deal to





Port of Churchill.

Opinion: OmniTrax not only ones that derailed Churchill

There’s plenty of other culprits in this sad story


For over 100 years, the Port of Churchill on Hudson Bay was the gateway to northern Manitoba and communities in Nunavut. Served by 820 kilometres of railway line from The Pas, it shipped western grain to European markets until the port was stranded, then closed, and the hundreds of remote northern communities along the railway