OTTAWA — The federal Liberals said they’re looking at using Churchill’s port, which was closed last year, to transport airplane fuel and other necessities to the northern town. But their opponents want a faster response for the Manitoba community, which lost its railway link because of flooding in May. Denver-based OmniTrax, which owns the port and rail line, is "working with all levels of government," said an emailed statement from Peter Touesnard, its chief commercial officer.
CHURCHILL, Man. - The company that owns the broken Hudson Bay Railway line to Churchill in northern Manitoba says the track is badly damaged and will be closed until next spring. It had been hoped it could be running by the winter, but Omnitrax spokesman Peter Touesnard says a short construction season means all the repairs can't be completed. He says Omnitrax has hired an engineering company that is to start work on Monday.
Details of 21-year-old Christine Wood's death were revealed for the first time Monday as the man accused of killing her sought his freedom. Brett Ronald Overby, 30, appeared in court — five days after Wood's body was found in a farmer's field in the RM of Springfield — to ask a judge to release him. He is charged with second-degree murder.
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Selecting a term
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Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
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Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
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Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
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Exact case matching or punctuation
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