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Approaching Rockies west of Calgary

COVID-19 Travellers' Update

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

COVID-19 Update (posted June 4)

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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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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 is resuming service between Vancouver (Horseshoe Bay) and Nanaimo (Departure Bay)

(Posted:06/04/2020)

BC: As traffic begins to return to the ferry system and the Province of BC slowly begins to relax COVID-19 restrictions, we are resuming service on the Vancouver (Horseshoe Bay) and Nanaimo (Departure Bay) on June 3, 2020. More detail: Four daily round trips per day as of June 3. o From Horseshoe Bay: 8:30 am, 12:30 pm, 2:50 pm, 6:50 pm o From Departure Bay: 10:30 am, 12:50 pm, 2:30 pm, 4:50 pm Booking in advance to avoid lengthy waits as passenger capacity on board is limited to 50% per Transport Canada regulations.

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Some national parks will partly reopen June 1

(Posted:05/14/2020)

Canada: Can't prevent Canadians from going outside': PM says. Parks Canada will offer limited visitor access and basic services at some national parks, national wildlife areas, national historic sites, heritage canals, and marine conservation areas across the country. Camping in national parks will continue to be prohibited at least June 21, and group activities and public events will continue to be prohibited.

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Rainfall warning for TCH #17 from Wawa to Mattawa

(Posted:04/30/2020)

ON: Rainfall warning in effect fAgawa to Sault Ste Marie and east to Sudbury and Mattawa Rain, heavy at times (10 to 25 mm) continues, with ground already near saturation. Rain is expected to end near Sault Ste. Marie this afternoon and near the Quebec border this evening. Cumulative rainfall ranging between 20 and 50 mm has already been reported.

One lane closed, power line down on Trans Canada Highway west of Revelstoke

(Posted:04/27/2020)

BC: A tree on the highway with a downed power line on the Trans Canada Highway west of Revelstoke near The Enchanted Forest.Currently one lane of alternating traffic until this is resolved.

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Snowfall (10-15 cm) across northern Nova Scotia

(Posted:04/27/2020)

NS: Accumulating snow most likely overnight and tomorrow morning then again Monday night into Tuesday (to 15 cm or more) with wind gusts to 50 to 60 km/h across northern, and eastern Nova Scotia as well as southern half of Cape Breton Island. Higher elevations in these areas most at risk for highest snow amounts.

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Travel Articles

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

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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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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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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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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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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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Provinces to Visit

Here are some featured provinces along the Trans Canada Highway:

Geography and GeoscapesGeography and Geoscapes

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

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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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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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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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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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Ontario: #17 between Kenora and IgnaceOntario: #17 between Kenora and Ignace

ON: Here is the itinerary for the 246 km along Highway #17 between Kenora and Ignace

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Nova Scotia: between Moncton, New Brunswick and Truro, Nova ScotiaNova Scotia: between Moncton, New Brunswick and Truro, Nova Scotia

NS: Here is the itinerary for the 155 km along Highway #2 (NB) and Highway #104 (NS) between Moncton, New Brunswick and Truro, Nova Scotia:

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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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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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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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Cities to Visit

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

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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Calgary, Alberta travel InformationCalgary, Alberta travel Information

AB: Calgary is a vibrant city of 1,200,000, located within breathtaking sight of the Rockies, Calgary is the head office city for Canada^s \oil patch\, and home to the Famous Calgary Stampede, held every July.

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Nanaimo, British Columbia Travel informationNanaimo, British Columbia Travel information

BC: Nanaimo is Vancouver islandís second biggest city, with a population of 76,000.

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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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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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