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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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Weather Alerts & Highway Conditions

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

Thunderstorm and Hail warning from Cypress Hills to Swift Current

(Posted:07/01/2019)

SK: Environment Canada is tracking a line of severe thunderstorms capable of producing very strong wind gusts, up to toonie size hail and heavy rain. This line stretches from Cypress Lake north to Hazlet and thunderstorms on the line are moving northeast at 35 km/h. Take cover immediately, if threatening weather approaches

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Severe Thunderstorms and HAIL in Ottawa and St Lawrence Valleys today

(Posted:06/29/2019)

ON/QU: Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts and large hail. Conditions are favourable for severe thunderstorms to develop in the afternoon and early this evening. The main threats will be damaging winds and nickel size hail. Large hail can damage property and cause injury. Strong wind gusts can toss loose objects, damage weak buildings, break branches off trees and overturn large vehicles.

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Snowfall warning for Jasper and Hinton along TCH Yellowhead #16, up to 10 cm

(Posted:06/20/2019)

AB: Snowfall with total amounts of about 10 cm is expected. Snow developed last night and will continue today and tonight over portions of Highway 93. Snowfall amounts of 10 cm are expected for the Icefield Parkway before snow tapers off Friday morning. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions.

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The Yellowhead Highway has re-OPENed at Edson, overnight

(Posted:05/20/2019)

AB: Smoke from a fast-spreading forest fire shut the highway down last night, but the #16 Yellowhead Highway, connecting Edmonton with Jasper has since re-opened.

TCH Yellowhead closed at Edson (west of Edmonton) due to Forest Fire

(Posted:05/19/2019)

AB: An out of control forest fire at Edson (just east of Jasper) has closed the Trans-Canada Yellowhead Route #16. This situation is very fluid and an earliest estimated time of opening (ETO) for Highway 16 is 8:00 am, Monday, May 20. As new information is received, updates will be provided. Detour via #2 to Calgary and #1 to Lake Louise

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Travel Articles

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

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Craft Breweries |and Wineries across CanadaCraft Breweries |and Wineries across Canada

listing and linsk to hundreds of craft breweries, wineries, craft distilleries and brew pubs coast to coast

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Highway Overview of the Trans- CanadaHighway Overview of the Trans- Canada

How long? From where to where? What provinces connected? What Highway numbers?Top attractions?

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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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Travel Planning Tips and Links for the Trans-Canada HighwayTravel Planning Tips and Links for the Trans-Canada Highway

Here is a summary of Trans-Canada Highway Travel Tips: Trip Information, Trip Information, What You Can See, Cycling and camping on yoiu rtrip

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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:

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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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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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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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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Geography and GeoscapesGeography and Geoscapes

Great links about different geoforms of Canada, and lots of great mapping links

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Routes & Itineraries

Here are some featured segment itineraries along Trans Canada Highway:

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Newfoundland: Port-aux-Basques ferry dock to Corner Brook, NewfoundlandNewfoundland: Port-aux-Basques ferry dock to Corner Brook, Newfoundland

NL: Here is the itinerary for the 220 km along #1 from Port-aux-Basques ferry dock (from North Sydney, Nova Scotia) to Corner Brook

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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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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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Saskatchewan: #1 between Regina, Saskatchewan and Brandon, ManitobaSaskatchewan: #1 between Regina, Saskatchewan and Brandon, Manitoba

SK: Here is the itinerary for the 363 km along Highway #1 between Regina, Saskatchewan and Brandon, Manitoba

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Nova Scotia: Route #104 from Truro to New Glasgow, Nova ScotiaNova Scotia: Route #104 from Truro to New Glasgow, Nova Scotia

NS: Here is the itinerary for the 56 km along Route #104 from Truro to New Glasgow, Nova Scotia:

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Cities to Visit

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

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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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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Ottawa, Ontario Travel information Ottawa, Ontario Travel information

ON: Ottawa-Gatineau is the nation^s capital, and has lots of museums, parks and attractions of national significance and importance

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Oshawa, Ontario Travel InformationOshawa, 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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Quebec City, Quebec Travel informationQuebec City, Quebec Travel information

QC: Visit this 400 year old city with a fortress overlooking the mighty St Lawrence

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