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We have posted informaiton on travel restrictions for travellers INTO Canada (imposed by the Government of Canada) and for travellers within Canada (imposed by each of the Provinces and Territories)

COVID-19 Travellers' Update

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 MENU, above. Check out our newly-added ULTIMATE Canadian Bucket List

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

Weather Alerts & Highway Conditions

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

BC Ferries cancels Lions Bay - Nanaimo sailings

(Posted:04/07/2020)

BC: BC Ferries has cancelled all sailings between Lions Bay (West Vancouver) and Nanaimo, due to COVID-19. All Vancouver Island departures are to/from Tsawwassen to both Swartz Bay (Victoria) and Duke Point (Nanaimo). From Trans-Canada Highway, take Exit 53 in Langley "USA Border/Ferry" and Highway 17, which bypasses urban areas of Vancouver. See current ferry schedule link:

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Snowfall warning along TCH east of Winnipeg to Falcon Lake

(Posted:04/03/2020)

MB: Snowfall warning east of Winnipeg to the Ontario border, with a long period of snowfall with 15 to 25 cm expected. A slow moving cold front will continue to bring significant snowfall to central and northern Manitoba over the next couple of days. In the south, snow will taper off from west to east throughout the day today. Around Whiteshell, expect a few more centimetres, and this evening around Berens River with 5 to 10 more centimetres likely.

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Freezing rain and snow along TCH#17 from Manitoba to Thunder bay

(Posted:04/03/2020)

ON: Snow along with sharply colder temperatures have moved in from Southern Manitoba. About 5 centimetres of snow is expected by the time the precipitation ends this evening. Areas close to Thunder Bay will experience some freezing rain, ice pellets, and snow later this evening, with snow persisting into the overnight hours. Ice accretion of a couple millimetres is possible on elevated surfaces. However, untreated highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may also become icy and slippery. Poor winter driving conditions are expected.

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Wind warning for Halifax Area of Nova Scotia

(Posted:04/03/2020)

NS: Wind warning (60-90 km/h)in effect for Halifax and along parts of the Atlantic coast of Nova Scotia ending early this evening. High winds may toss loose objects or cause tree branches to break.

Snowfall warning (20 to 25 cm) in effect Coquihalla #5 and TCH #1 through Fraser Canyon

(Posted:04/03/2020)

BC: Snowfall warning for Coquihalla Highway and TCH #1 through Fraser Canyon with 20 to 25 cm expected. Overnight 5 to 10 cm of snow has fallen and a further 10 to 15 cm of snow is possible by early this evening. Weather in the mountains can change suddenly resulting in hazardous driving conditions.

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Travel Articles

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

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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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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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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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Flora |and Forests of CanadaFlora |and Forests of Canada

information about flower plants, forest trees and species, provincial resources, and environmental groups

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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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Provinces to Visit

Here are some featured provinces along the Trans Canada Highway:

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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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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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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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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Alberta Route of the Trans-Canada HighwayAlberta Route of the Trans-Canada Highway

AB: Information about the Trans-Canada Highway through Alberta, including Medicine Hat, Calgary, Banff and Lake Louise

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Routes & Itineraries

Here are some featured segment itineraries along Trans Canada Highway:

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New Brunswick: Highway #2 from Fredericton to Moncton, New BrunswickNew Brunswick: Highway #2 from Fredericton to Moncton, New Brunswick

NB: Here is the itinerary for the 187 km along Highway #2 from Fredericton to Moncton, via Grand lake, Sussex, and Fundy National park

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BC Highway #1 between Kamloops and RevelstokeBC Highway #1 between Kamloops and Revelstoke

BC: Here is the itinerary for the 219 km along the #1 between Kamloops and Revelstoke, via Salmon Arm and Sicamous

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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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BC Highway #1 between Revelstoke, BC and Lake Louise, ABBC Highway #1 between Revelstoke, BC and Lake Louise, AB

BC: Here is the itinerary for the 220 km along the #1 between Revelstoke, BC and Lake Louise, AB, via Golden and Yoho 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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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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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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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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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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Toronto, Ontario Travel InformationToronto, Ontario Travel Information

ON: Toronto is not only Canada^s business and head office capital, but Toronto it is a shopper^s paradise.

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