Province Responds to Omnitrax Rail Closure Due to Long-Term Flooding in Northern Manitoba

PROVINCE RESPONDS TO OMNITRAX RAIL CLOSURE DUE TO LONG-TERM FLOODING IN NORTHERN MANITOBA


The Province of Manitoba is aware of the recently announced Omnitrax rail closure and continues to be actively engaged with affected stakeholders in northern Manitoba to ensure essential services are in place.

The Emergency Measures Organization (EMO) of Manitoba Infrastructure has assembled a team to co-ordinate provincial support.

Senior provincial officials have met with Churchill Mayor Michael Spence and are engaged with community groups and businesses in the region.

The province has been advised that Calm Air will be providing freight service twice a week from Thompson to Churchill.

EMO will continue to take any warranted steps to ensure the safety and well-being of all Manitobans.

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