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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:

Special weather statement for Newfoundland


NL: Forecast guidance indicates that a developing weather system will spread rain across all of Newfoundland on Thursday. While it is too soon to forecast rainfall amounts, it appears the heaviest rain will occur along the south coast of the Island, where potential exists for totals to exceed warning criteria. Strong winds and mild temperatures accompanying the rain will lead to significant snowmelt and runoff.

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Winter storm warning for Maritimes


NB/NS/PE/NL: Heavy snow (25-40 cm), strong winds and blowing snow are expected tonight and continuing through Wednesday. An intense low pressure system will approach the Maritimes from the southwest today and tonight. The low centre is expected to track across Nova Scotia Wednesday morning then linger over the Gulf of St. LAwrence on Wednesday.

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Snowfall warning for Montreal and St Lawrence


QC: The snow will intensify this afternoon. Total snowfall amounts of 15 to 25 centimetres are expected by Wednesday evening. The heaviest amounts are expected mainly at higher elevations.

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Snowfall warning (15 cm) across eastern Newfoundland


NL: Snow is forecast to begin near midnight tonight from Clarenville to St. John's and vicinity, becoming heavy at times overnight before tapering to scattered showers or drizzle on Saturday morning. Total snowfall accumulations are likely to be quite variable, with amounts near 15 cm expected in areas where easterly winds accompanying the snow blow onshore. These winds, gusting to 70 km/h, are likely to cause localized blowing snow overnight, before temperatures rise above freezing early on Saturday morning.

Wreckhouse wind warning for western Newfoundland


NL: Strong southeasterly winds with gusts up to 120 km/h will persist through the day today. Winds gusts will strengthen to 160 km/h this evening and then ease to near 110 km/h late overnight. Winds are expected to drop below warning criteria on Saturday morning.

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Travel Articles

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

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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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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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Geography, Geology and Landforms of CanadaGeography, Geology and Landforms of Canada

Links for content about Geography |and Geoscapes, Lakes |and Oceans, Rocks |and Minerals (and Fossils), and Special Features

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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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Provinces to Visit

Here are some featured provinces along the Trans Canada Highway:

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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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 b out different geoforms of Canada, and lots of great mapping links

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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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Quebec route of the Trans-Canada Highway 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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Routes & Itineraries

Here are some featured segment itineraries along Trans Canada Highway:

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Toronto bypass: Toronto through Barrie, Orillia and to Parry Sound via #400Toronto bypass: Toronto through Barrie, Orillia and to Parry Sound via #400

ON: Here is the itinerary for the 219 km route along #400 and #69 from Toronto through Barrie, Orillia and to Parry Sound. This route continues with Parry Sound to Sudbury (which is on the Trans-Canada)

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Ontario: #17 between Marathon and WawaOntario: #17 between Marathon and Wawa

ON: Here is the itinerary of the 180 km along #17 between Marathon and Wawa, via White River and Pukaskwa National Park

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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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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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Newfoundland: along #1 between Clarenville and Whitbourne, NewfoundlandNewfoundland: along #1 between Clarenville and Whitbourne, Newfoundland

NL: Here is the itinerary for the 45 km along the #1 between Clarenville and Whitbourne, Newfoundland (access to the Agentia ferry to North Sydney, Nova Scotia):

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Cities to Visit

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

Kenora, Ontario Travel InformationKenora, Ontario Travel Information

ON: Situated on the North Shore of the Lake of Woods, Kenora is known for great fishing, hunting and boating.

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Drumheller, Alberta Travel informationDrumheller, Alberta Travel information

AB: Drumheller is located 138 km northeast of Calgary, and is the gateway to the badlands of the Red Deer River Valley, and is home to the Royal Tyrell Museum

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Halifax, Nova Scotia Travel InformationHalifax, Nova Scotia Travel Information

NS: Halifax is a city with 380,000 residents with a large deep-water harbour on the Atlantic Ocean, and unique and important historic sites, including the Halifax Citadel

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Charlottetown, PEI Travel InformationCharlottetown, PEI Travel Information

PE: Charlottetown is nationally recognized as the \Birthplace of Confederation\,and is close to the province^s beaches and many historical sites.

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Fredericton, New Brunswick Travel InformationFredericton, New Brunswick Travel Information

NB: Fredericton is the capital city of New Brunswick, with a population of 81,000, and lies on the St. John River, and the Trans-Canada Highway, only 100 km from the US border.

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