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Appraching Rockies west of Calgary

This web site is THE source for information about travelling along the Trans-Canada Highway and travel around Canada. EXPLORE CANADA using the options above, or select a section of the Trans-Canada Highway for detailed itinerary, using the pop-up MENU, above right.

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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:

Frost Warnings along TCH #16 from Saskatoo nto Edmonton

(Posted:09/14/2017)

AB/SK: With clearing skies and light winds, temperatures are expected to fall near freezing tonight. Cover up plants, especially those in frost-prone areas. Take preventative measures to protect frost-sensitive plants and trees.

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Severe thunderstorm warning west of Nipigon and Thunder Bay along #17 and #11

(Posted:09/14/2017)

ON: Clusters of strong to severe thunderstorms have moved into Northwestern Ontario from northern Minnesota, capable of producing up to ping pong ball size hail and heavy rain. rrential rainfall of 50 to 100 mm is the main threat with this cluster. Large hail is also a threat.

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Highway 1 closed in both directions 35 km W of Alberta/BC border, near Field

(Posted:08/29/2017)

BC: Highway 1 closed in both directions 35 km W of Alberta/BC border, near Field, B.C. after ‘traffic incident’

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Tropical cyclone affecting TCH in Nova Scotia & Newfoundland

(Posted:08/29/2017)

NS, NL: Potential Tropical Cyclone Ten still struggling to develop into a tropical storm near the southeast U.S. coast. It will track across offshore Canadian waters on Thursday as an intense post-tropical system.

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Severe thunderstorm watch along TCH #17 between Kenora, Thunder Bay, and Marathon

(Posted:08/29/2017)

ON: Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts, large hail and heavy rain. Thunderstorms have developed this afternoon and evening along a cold front moving from the northwest to southeast today. Large hail can damage property and cause injury. Strong wind gusts can toss loose objects, break branches off trees and overturn large vehicles.

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Travel Articles

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Lakes |and Oceans of 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 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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Top \Must See\ Attractions along the wayTop "Must See" Attractions along the way

Our itineraries have many, many features detailed along the way (with links to local community pages, with even more detail!), and our highway history points

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Weather Info |and Forecasts across CanadaWeather Info |and Forecasts across Canada

Forecasts, storm alerts, avalanche closures in winter), weather normals, for your area along the Trans-Canada

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Provinces to Visit

Here are some featured provinces along the Trans Canada Highway:

Manitoba route of the Trans-Canada Highway 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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Geography |and GeoscapesGeography |and Geoscapes

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

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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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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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Nova Scotia route of the Trans-Canada Highway 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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Routes & Itineraries

Here are some featured segment itineraries along Trans Canada Highway:

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Manitoba: Manitoba #1 and the Ontario #17 between Winnipeg, Manitoba and Kenora, OntarioManitoba: Manitoba #1 and the Ontario #17 between Winnipeg, Manitoba and Kenora, Ontario

MB: Here is the itinerary for the 207 km along the Manitoba #1 and the Ontario #17 between Winnipeg, Manitoba and Kenora, Ontario:, via Falcon Lake

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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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Saskatchewan: #1 between Swift Current and ReginaSaskatchewan: #1 between Swift Current and Regina

SK: Here is the itinerary for the 235 km along Highway #1 between Swift Current and Regina, via Moose Jaw

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Newfoundland: #1 between Corner Brook and Grand Falls - Windsor, NewfoundlandNewfoundland: #1 between Corner Brook and Grand Falls - Windsor, Newfoundland

NL: Here is the itinerary for the 270 km along the #1 between Corner Brook and Grand Falls - Windsor, Newfoundland:

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Newfoundland: #1 between Grand Falls-Windsor and Clarenville, NewfoundlandNewfoundland: #1 between Grand Falls-Windsor and Clarenville, Newfoundland

NL: Here is the itinerary for the 236 km along Route #1 between Grand Falls-Windsor and Clarenville, Newfoundland, via Gander and Tera Nova National Park

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Cities to Visit

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

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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Hope and Laidlaw, British Columbia Travel informationHope 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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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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Pembroke, Ontario Travel InformationPembroke, Ontario Travel Information

ON: Pembroke is the largest in the Upper Ottawa Valley, once surrounded by forests, and was a centre of the timber trade. Pembroke was the first community in Canada with electric street lights powered by the adjacent the hydro-electric plant

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Kamloops, British Columbia Travel informationKamloops, British Columbia Travel information

BC: Kamloops is at the junction of the North and south branches of the Thompson River at Kamloops Lake, and now sits where the Trans-Canada Highway (#1) meets the Coquihala (#5).

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