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Appraching 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.


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

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Weather Alerts & Highway Conditions

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

Extreme Heat warning (to 30C) east of Highway 2 from Wetaskawin south to Brooks

(Posted:08/13/2017)

AB: A period with maximum daily temperatures reaching 29C or above and minimum overnight temperatures near 14C or above is expected to last until tonight. Residents of and visitors to the above warned regions are advised to take the following precautions to protect themselves, their families and their neighbours:

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Some highways re-opened in BC Interior

(Posted:07/25/2017)

BC: Highway 5, between Kamloops and Valemont BC & Jasper AB is now open Highway 99 has RE-OPENED between Whistler & Cache Creek as well. Highway 97 has been RE-OPENED from 100 Mile House south to Cache Creek. Highway 97 still closed between Williams Lake (on TCH #16 Yellowhead Highway) and Lac La Hache, north of 100 Mile House, due to forest fires near the highway.

New condo laws target boards and directors

(Posted:07/25/2017)

ON: Problems with condo board governance exposed by CBC Toronto addressed in new Ontario consumer protection laws

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Severe Rainfall across southern Ottawa Valley and eastern Ontario (30-100 mm)

(Posted:07/24/2017)

ON: Extremely heavy rain is expected. A significant rainfall event ends tonight. A slow moving disturbance moving across Eastern Ontario continues to generate significant rainfall amounts over much of Eastern Ontario. Most areas will receive an additional 5 to 15 mm of rain although a few embedded thunderstorms could produce local amounts to 30 mm. This additional rainfall will result in widespread total rainfall amounts of 50 to 100 mm over portions of Eastern Ontario with a few locations approaching 200 mm.

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Severe Thunderstrom Watch for most of Manitoba

(Posted:07/24/2017)

MB: Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts, large hail and heavy rain. A cold front tracking eastward from Saskatchewan is expected to trigger thunderstorms late this afternoon into the evening over portions of Southern Manitoba. Affecting TCH #1 and #16 across most of Manitoba, west of Winnipeg.

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Travel Articles

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

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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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Trans-Canada Highway Travelling ItinerariesTrans-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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Cycling Across Canada on Trans-Canada HighwayCycling Across Canada on Trans-Canada Highway

Our Route Itineraries now include elevation charts, so you can see how hilly a segment is, and plan your rest stops appropriately

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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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Movie Theatres and Movie Showtimes across CanadaMovie Theatres and Movie Showtimes across Canada

When travelling with family, you may need an evening of entertainment, or it may be the movie you^ve been waiting a while for is released while you are on vacation or on the road

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Provinces to Visit

Here are some featured provinces along the Trans Canada Highway:

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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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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P.E.I. route of the Trans-Canada HighwayP.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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Routes & Itineraries

Here are some featured segment itineraries along Trans Canada Highway:

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Quebec: between Quebec City-Levis and Riviere du Loup via #20Quebec: between Quebec City-Levis and Riviere du Loup via #20

QC: Here is the itinerary for the 201 km along Highway #20 between Quebec City-Levis and Riviere du Loup: , via Lislet, Saint-Jean-Port-Joli, Kamourasks

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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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Alberta: Highway #1 between Lake Louise and CalgaryAlberta: Highway #1 between Lake Louise and Calgary

AB: Here is the itinerary for the 180 km along Highway #1 between Lake Louise and Calgary, via Banff and Canmore:

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Toronto bypass: between Kingston and Montreal along Ontario #401 |and Quebec #20Toronto bypass: between Kingston and Montreal along Ontario #401 |and Quebec #20

ON: Here is the itinerary for the 248 km from Kingston to Montreal along Ontario Highway 401, and Quebec Autoroute 20, known as the Macdonald-Cartier Freeway, to continue into Montreal on #40, the Trans-Canada Highway

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Ontario: #17 between Ignace and Thunder BayOntario: #17 between Ignace and Thunder Bay

ON: Here is the itinerary for the 247 km along #17 between Ignace and Thunder Bay, via Kakabeka Falls

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Cities to Visit

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

Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan Travel InformationMoose Jaw, Saskatchewan Travel Information

Sk: In the 1920^s the towns tunnels made Moose Jaw a stoping point during the Porhibition, and since then it has become home to the Snowbirds, the Canadian Air Force’s aerobatics team.

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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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Salmon Arm, British Columbia Travel information Salmon Arm, British Columbia Travel information

BC: This 12,000 population city sits on Highway 1, midway between Kamloops and Revelstoke

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Regina, Saskatchewan Travel InformationRegina, Saskatchewan Travel Information

SK: Regina has a dam across Wascana Creek creating the Wascana Centre parkland around which many of Regina^s features are built, including the Legislature, an Arts Centre, the Royal Saskatchewan Museum, and the Science Centre.

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Swift Current, Saskatchewan Travel InfrmationSwift Current, Saskatchewan Travel Infrmation

Sk: Swift Current, Saskatchewan, is nicknamed \speedy creek\, and is gatweay to the Grasslands, the Great Sand Hills, and Cypress Hills.

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