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Approaching Rockies west of Calgary

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Why Visit Canada?

The World's second biggest country is home to amazing scenery in several regions, combining stunning natural beauty, with cities full of very friendly people and great shopping. Driving the Trans-Canada is 3% urban and 97% nature and rural! Try and see all of it, or focus on just one region or province.

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Weather Alerts & Highway Conditions

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

Significant rain and wind will continue this morning.

(Posted:12/10/2019)

NB/NS: Additional Rainfall on Mainland Nova Scotia of 10 to 20 mm (higher along the Atlantic Coast of Nova Scotia) until this morning. More rain is expected tonight before a changeover to snow (mixed with ice pellets) on Wednesday morning of 5 to 10 cm are expected. Strong southerly winds gusting up to 90 km/h will gradually diminish this morning. Wind gusts could reach 110 km/h along Atlantic Coast of Nova Scotia

Lake effect snow squalls through Wednesday around Georgian Bay

(Posted:12/10/2019)

ON: Southwesterly winds over Lake Huron and Georgian Bay will lead to the development of snow squalls after midnight tonight. Local snowfall accumulations of 10 to 20 cm will be possible und

Very cold wind chills is expected along TCH in Prairies

(Posted:12/10/2019)

SK/MB: An Arctic ridge of high pressure building over the Prairies has ushered in a cold airmass dropping to near the minus 30 mark in some areas, and westerly winds of 10 to 20 km/h have created wind chills down to minus 40. Wind chill values will moderate slightly during the day however similar wind chill values are likely again Tuesday night into Wednesday morning.

Winter storm warning for Trans-Canada Highway at Rogers Pass (15-40 cm)

(Posted:12/03/2019)

BC: Heavy snowfall across BC interior will continue through tonight and taper off Wednesday morning. Snowfall accumulations of up to 40 cm are expected for this event. Rapidly accumulating snow will make travel difficult. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow.

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Possible Freezing Rain: 5 to 15 mm across Newfoundland

(Posted:12/02/2019)

NL: Freezing rain will develop over the south coast of Newfoundland Tuesday morning and spread northward during the day. Along the coast, precipitation will quickly change to rain by afternoon. Wreckhouse winds also expected Tuesday with gusts 100 to 120 km/h near Port aux Basques.

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Travel Articles

Here are some featured travel stories posted for the Trans Canada Highway:

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updated the Rules For RVs in Canada on TransCanadaHighway.comupdated the Rules For RVs in Canada on TransCanadaHighway.com

with the common driving laws and rules affecting camping and RVs across Canada:

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Canadian Road Trip itineraries on TransCanadaHighway.com Canadian Road Trip itineraries on TransCanadaHighway.com

Over 40 detailed Trans-Canada Highway Travelling Itineraries for takint you coast to coast and to-from Toronto

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updated our Provincial Forestry Resourcesupdated our Provincial Forestry Resources

including Forest Map, Forest Fire information, Forest biodiversity, Maple Syrup Industry, and Canada^s Boreal Forests

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Camping in CanadaCamping in Canada

Camping is popular in the period where nights are free of both frost and snow, either of which can quickly take the fun out of tenting vacation.

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Canadian Road Information on TransCanadaHighway.comCanadian Road Information on TransCanadaHighway.com

Latest weather updates, road conditions, highway construction and radar/speed traps

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Provinces to Visit

Here are some featured provinces along the Trans Canada Highway:

GAS Prices along the Trans-Canada HighwayGAS Prices along the Trans-Canada Highway

maps of lowest gas prices by neighourhood, in TCH communities from coast to coast

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Geography and GeoscapesGeography and Geoscapes

Great links about different geoforms of Canada, and lots of great mapping links

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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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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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New Brunswick  route of the Trans-Canada Highway New Brunswick route of the Trans-Canada Highway

Details of the route and the attractions along the Trans-Canada Highway through the province of New Brunswick, incluidng Moncton, Fredericton and Grand Falls

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Routes & Itineraries

Here are some featured segment itineraries along Trans Canada Highway:

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Alberta #1 between Calgary and Medicine HatAlberta #1 between Calgary and Medicine Hat

AB: Here is the itinerary for the 284 km along Highway #1 between Calgary and Medicine Hat: via Lake Chestermere, Strathmore, Gleichen and Brooks

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Saskatchewan: #1 between Medicine Hat, AB and Swift CurrentSaskatchewan: #1 between Medicine Hat, AB and Swift Current

SK: Here is the itinerary for the 223 km along the #1 highway, between Medicine Hat, Alberta and Swift Current, Saskatchewan:

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Ontario: #17 between Mattawa and Ottawa, OntarioOntario: #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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Quebec: Riviere du Loup, Quebec to Grand Falls, New BrunswickQuebec: Riviere du Loup, Quebec to Grand Falls, New Brunswick

QC: Here is the itinerary for Highway #185 (Quebec) and #2 (NB) from Riviere du Loup, Quebec and Grand Falls, New Brunswick:

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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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Cities to Visit

Here are some featured cities along or near the Trans Canada Highway:

Thunder Bay, Ontario Travel InfomationThunder Bay, Ontario Travel Infomation

ON: Thunder Bay is one of the world^s largest grain-handling ports,and jumping-off point for Northwest Ontario resorts and lodges

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Victoria, British Columbia Travel informationVictoria, British Columbia Travel information

BC: Victoria is located on the Southern tip of Vancouver Island, and is the capital of British Columbia.

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Sudbury, Ontario Travel InformationSudbury, Ontario Travel Information

ON: Sudbury is the largest centre in northeastern Ontario, with 93,000 in the city itself, and 162,000 in the Regional Municipality. Sudbury is known as the Nickel City because of its nickel and copper mines.

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Kakabeka Falls, Ontario travel InformationKakabeka 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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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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