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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


Weather Alerts & Highway Conditions

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

Some highways re-opened in BC Interior


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


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)


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


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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TCH #1 reopened at Cache Creek, west of Kamloops


BC: Trans-Canada Highway 1 APPEARS RE-OPENED at Cache Creek, west of Kamloops. However, Highway 97 north to Clinton is closed to all but emergency vehicles. Highway 97C South is undergoing electrical maintenance, so expect delays. Travel via Coquihalla #5 will be faster and avoid travel through heavily fire-damaged areas.

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Travel Articles

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Geography |and GeoscapesGeography |and Geoscapes

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

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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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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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BC Highway #1 Horseshoe Bay (West Vancouver) and HopeBC Highway #1 Horseshoe Bay (West Vancouver) and Hope

Here is the itinerary for the 171 km along the #1 highway between Lions Bay (West Vancouver) and Hope, via Vancouver, Burnaby, Langley, Abbotsford and Chilliwack

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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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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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PEI: from Moncton, NB  to Charlottetown, via Confederation BridgePEI: from Moncton, NB to Charlottetown, via Confederation Bridge

PE: Here is the itinerary for the 168 km from Moncton, NB over the Confederation Bridge between Cape Tourmantine, NB and Borden-Carleton, PEI to Charlottetown

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Toronto bypass: Parry Sound to Sudbury, via Route 69/400Toronto bypass: Parry Sound to Sudbury, via Route 69/400

ON: Here is the itinerary for the 153 km route along Route 69 from Parry Sound to Sudbury (a continuation of the route from Toronto to Parry Sound):

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Cities to Visit

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

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Travel InformationSaskatoon, Saskatchewan Travel Information

Sk: The city is magically wrapped around the South Saskatchewan River, which winds its way through the city. The town is home to the University of Saskatchewan

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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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St. John^s Travel InformationSt. John^s Travel Information

NL: St. John^s is the most easterly port and oldest City in North America, and the capital of Newfoundland

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Montreal, Quebec Travel information Montreal, Quebec Travel information

QC: Visit this charming 400 year old island city in the St Lawrence

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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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