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Heat Warning in effect Ottawa Valley & Southern Ontario

(Posted:07/22/2016)

ON: Hot and humid conditions will continue today. High temperatures today are expected to be near 30 with humidex values approaching 40. Temperatures will cool overnight into Saturday bringing some relief. Temperature and humidex values tonight into the weekend are forecast below warning criteria but it will still be quite warm through the weekend into next week. Don not leave unattended pers or people in your vehicle

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Heat Warning in effect across northern Ontario

(Posted:07/22/2016)

ON: From Kenora to Ottawa, Humidex values reaching near 40 are expected. Hot and humid conditions are expected to continue today. High temperatures are expected to reach or exceed 29. There is the chance of brief showers or thunderstorms over Northeastern Ontario today which will provide some relief from the heat. Temperatures are expected to cool overnight into Saturday bringing this heat event to an end

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Severe thunderstorm warning along TCH from Brooks to Strathmore

(Posted:07/13/2016)

AB: severe thunderstorms capable of producing in excess of 50 mm of rain. Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. Lightning kills and injures Canadians every year. Remember, when thunder roars, go indoors! Severe thunderstorm warnings are issued when imminent or occurring thunderstorms are likely to produce or are producing one or more of the following: large hail, damaging winds, torrential rainfall.

Heat warnings along TCH #17 from Wawa to Ottawa

(Posted:07/13/2016)

ON: Heat and humidity continue today with high temperatures again reaching near 30 degrees. Lows this morning are warm in the 18 to 21 degree range. The passage of a cold front on Thursday will bring an end to the heat for most areas, although some regions may still experience high temperatures near 28 degrees ahead of the front.

Heat warnings along TCH from Gatineau to Montreal to Quebec City

(Posted:07/15/2016)

QC: A warm and humid air mass will move into several areas of Southern Quebec today giving maximum temperatures above 30 degrees Celsius. Humidex values will range from 40 to 42. The uncomfortable conditions will continue Thursday and gradually improve Friday.

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Top Attractions along the Trans-Canada HighwayTop Attractions along the Trans-Canada Highway

From Signal Hill to Stanley park, the best attractions (and not tourist traps) along the way

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Highway Overview of the Trans- CanadaHighway Overview of the Trans- Canada

How long? From where to where? What provinces connected? What Highway numbers?Top attractions?

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To and From Toronto, Ontario and the Trans-Canada HighwayTo and From Toronto, Ontario and the Trans-Canada Highway

ON: T.O. is NOT on the TCH! Overview of the different Trans-Canada routes through Ontario and getting to/from Toronto for the north or from the east

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Trans-Canada highway historyTrans-Canada highway history

Trans-Canada Highway History from early explorers , the motorized era, to Trans-Canada Highway construction

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Travel Planning Tips and Links for the Trans-Canada Highway

Here is a summary of Trans-Canada Highway Travel Tips: Trip Information, Trip Information, What You Can See, Cycling and camping on yoiu rtrip

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Trans-Canada Highway across British ColumbiaTrans-Canada Highway across British Columbia

BC: Details of the route and the attractions along the Trans-Canada Highway through the province of BC, including through Golden, Revelstoke, Salmon Arm, Kamloops, Hope, Vancouver and Victoria

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Saskatchewan route of the Trans-Canada HighwaySaskatchewan route of the Trans-Canada Highway

Details of the route and the attractions along the Trans-Canada Highway through the province of Saskatchewan, including through Regina, Moose Jaw, Swift Current, and Saskatoon

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Ontario routes of the Trans-Canada Highway Ontario routes of the Trans-Canada Highway

Details of the route and the attractions along the Trans-Canada Highway through the province of Ontario, inlcuding Ottawa, Sudbury, Sault Ste Marie, ThunderBay, and detour to /from Toronto

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Newfoundland route of the Trans-Canada HighwayNewfoundland route of the Trans-Canada Highway

Details of the route and the attractions along the Trans-Canada Highway through the province of newfoundland and Lbrador, from Port aux Basques to Corner Brook, Grand Falls-Windsor, Gander, Clarenville, Whitbourne and St Johns

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Alberta Route of the Trans-Canada HighwayAlberta Route of the Trans-Canada Highway

AB: Information about the Trans-Canada Highway through Alberta, including Medicine Hat, Calgary, Banff and Lake Louise

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Toronto bypass: Parry Sound to Sudbury, via Route 69/400Toronto bypass: Parry Sound to Sudbury, via Route 69/400

ON: Here is the itinerary for the 153 km route along Route 69 from Parry Sound to Sudbury (a continuation of the route from Toronto to Parry Sound):

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Manitoba: Highway #1 between Brandon and Winnipeg, ManitobaManitoba: Highway #1 between Brandon and Winnipeg, Manitoba

MB: Here is the itinerary for the 219 km along Highway #1 between Brandon and Winnipeg, Manitoba, via Portage la Prairie

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BC #5 Coquihalla Highway between Hope and Kamloops

Here is the itinerary for the 204 km along the #5 Coquihalla (toll) Highway between Hope, BC and Kamloops, BC, via Merritt

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Quebec: between Montreal and Quebec City-Levis (via Highway #40 |and #20)Quebec: between Montreal and Quebec City-Levis (via Highway #40 |and #20)

QC: Here is the itinerary for the 246 km along Highway #40 |and #20 between Montreal and Quebec City-Levis , via , via Drummondville

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Newfoundland: #1 between Whitbourne and St Johns, NewfoundlandNewfoundland: #1 between Whitbourne and St Johns, Newfoundland

NL: Here is the itinerary for the 100 km along the #1 between Whitbourne and St Johns, Newfoundland

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Vancouver, British Columbia Travel informationVancouver, British Columbia Travel information

BC: Vancouver is nestled around the eastern end of Burrard Inlet, a natural deepwater harbour, and the mouth of the huge Fraser River

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Oshawa, Ontario Travel Information

ON: Located on the Kingston Road, by the mid 1800s the community attracted farming implement and carriage works, which became auto assembly for Buick and the Chevrolet and became General Motors Canada.

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Oshawa, Ontario travel informationOshawa, Ontario travel information

ON: Oshawa began in 1760, and lay on the York-to-Kingston road, where in a mid-1800s farming implement and carriage works grew into General Motors Canada.

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Nanaimo, British Columbia Travel informationNanaimo, British Columbia Travel information

BC: Nanaimo is Vancouver islandís second biggest city, with a population of 76,000.

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Sault Ste Marie, Ontario Travel InformationSault Ste Marie, Ontario Travel Information

ON: Sault Ste Marie (pronounced \sue saint marie\) is on the St Mary;s River between the two largest Great Lakes: Lake Huron and Lake Superior.

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