2/18/2019
Sign in Churchill, Manitoba, in 2007
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Churchill, Manitoba, serves as somewhat of an ongoing experiment in how humans and polar bears can cohabitate, with a multifaceted deterrent program aimed at keeping polar bears out of town without having to shoot them. More recently, the town dealt with damage to the rail line that effectively cut off residents from the rest of Canada for 18 months.

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