Current Weather in Churchill, Manitoba, Canada
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Sometimes, I am reminded how, aside from polar bear season and sometimes the Port, Churchill kind of remains off the arctic radar. There are two pretty good examples floating around the internet these days. The first is a story from Iqaluit where local mushers are concerned about their Canadian Eskimo Dog stock. Reading the CBC Article, it recounts how the Canadian Eskimo Dog is a disappearing breed and, given that it is one of the … Continue reading
Churchill’s first polar bear marathon is taking place today. Organized by Albert Martens, an extreme runner from Steinbach, Manitoba, the marathon starts behind the Town Centre Complex today. Participants will run along the highway from Churchill to the Churchill Northern Studies Centre and most of the way back. I believe the total distance is 46 kilometres. Proceeds will raise funds for the Athletes in Action First Nations sports camps in Polar Hill, Paungassi, and Tadoule … Continue reading
Forecast is calling for 70km/h winds tonight and heaps of snow. I am not too sure this will materialize as forecasts are notoriously wrong this time of year but the wind seems to be picking up (albeit from the east instead of the north) and we’ve had a few snowflakes already. Still, it is 1C so unless a cold front moves in quickly, most of the snow will fall as rain today. This reminds me … Continue reading