Trans-Canada Highway Road Trip & Vacation Planner


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Trans-Canada Highway Construction News, Weather Conditions and Feature Stories

Here are the most recent news and weather stories posted for Trans Canada Highway:

Blizzard for St John's and southern Newfoundland (20-30 cm)

(Posted:02/08/2016)

NL: Snow and blowing snow has begun over southern parts of Newfoundland, reaching St. John's near midnight. Total snowfall from 20 to 30 cm by Tuesday afternoon or evening with higher amounts possible. Strong northeasterly winds gusting near 90 km/h will combine with the fresh snow to reduce visibility to near zero in blowing snow (to 110 km/h further south) Precipitation will mixd with ice pellets on Tuesday, changing to rain showers, drizzle and flurries late Tuesday afternoon and evening

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Snowstorm hitting Nova Scotia & southern Newfoundland: 15-20 cm

(Posted:02/08/2016)

NL/NS: A low pressure system currently east of Cape Hatteras will track northeastward today then pass south of Nova Scotia tonight. Snow associated with this system will develop this afternoon and then taper to flurries Tuesday afternoon. Strong northeast winds combined with the falling snow will result in widespread blowing snow and reduced visibilities. Snowfall amounts of 15 to 20 centimetres are currently expected over the region.

TCH #1 re-opened west of Winnipeg to Portage la Prairie

(Posted:02/08/2016)

MB: exercise aution due to blowing snow adn poor visibility. Hihway 2 southwest of Winnipeg remains closed

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TCH #1 closed west of Winnipeg to Portage la Prairie

(Posted:02/08/2016)

MB: Partly snow covered with Blowing/Drifting Snow and Fair visibility. Highway 2 southwest of Winnipeg also closed, from Starbuck to Elm Creek

Flash freeze warning for St John's and Avalon Peninsula

(Posted:02/06/2016)

NL: Temperatures are forecast to fall rapidly. Ponding water, slush, and any falling precipitation will freeze as the temperature drops. Temperatures have been falling for the past couple of hours and will reach values below zero over most of eastern Newfoundland by midday. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery. Take extra care when walking or driving in affected areas.

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Highway 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 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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Top 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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Trans-Canada Highway Travelling Itineraries

the entire 7,821 km route broken into nice bite-sized drivable segments with details on what to expect, see, and do on each segment.(with over 3500 points!)

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Trans-Canada highway history

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

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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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Quebec route of the Trans-Canada Highway

Details of the route and the attractions along the Trans-Canada Highway through the province of Quebec, incluing Riviere du Loup, Quebec City, and Montreal

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Manitoba route of the Trans-Canada Highway

Details of the route and the attractions along the Trans-Canada Highway through the province of Manitoba, including Winnipeg, Portage la Prairie, and Brandon

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Nova Scotia route of the Trans-Canada Highway

Details of the route and the attractions along the Trans-Canada Highway through the province of Nova Scotia, form Amherst to Truro through Cape Breton to Sydney

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P.E.I. route of the Trans-Canada Highway

Details of the route and the attractions along the Trans-Canada Highway through the province of Prince Edward Island, across the Confederation Bridge to Charlottetown and to the Woods Island Ferry

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Ontario: between Ottawa, Ontario and Montreal, Quebec via #417

ON: Here is the itinerary for the 186 km along Ontario #417 and Quebec #40 between Ottawa, Ontario and Montreal, Quebec:

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Manitoba: 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 Highway #1 Horseshoe Bay (West Vancouver) and Hope

Here is the itinerary for the 171 km along the #1 highway between Lions Bay (West Vancouver) and Hope, via Vancouver, Burnaby, Langley, Abbotsford and Chilliwack

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Ontario: #17 between Mattawa and Ottawa, Ontario

ON: Here is the itinerary for the 304 km along Highway #17 between Mattawa and Ottawa, via Deep River, Renfrew, Pembroke, Arnprior, Cobden, Carp, and Kanata

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PEI: from Moncton, NB to Charlottetown, via Confederation Bridge

PE: Here is the itinerary for the 168 km from Moncton, NB over the Confederation Bridge between Cape Tourmantine, NB and Borden-Carleton, PEI to Charlottetown

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Hope and Laidlaw, British Columbia Travel information

BC: The District of Hope, with its 6800 residents, is at the eastern end of the fertile Fraser Valley and is the gateway to the Lower Mainland.

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White River Travel Information

ON: White River is known for the birthplace of A.A. Milne^s famous \Winnie the Pooh\. The

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Ottawa, Ontario Travel information

ON: Ottawa-Gatineau is the nation^s capital, and has lots of museums, parks and attractions of national significance and importance

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Kakabeka Falls, Ontario travel Information

ON: Wawa lies at an important junction of highway 17 south and highway 101 east into the major mining cities of Ontario^s North.

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Mattawa, Ontario Travel Information

ON: This 3,000 resident community lies at the junction of the Ottawa and the Mattawa rivers. The name is the Ojibway phrase for \meeting of the waters.\

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