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Approaching Rockies west of Calgary

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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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Weather Alerts & Highway Conditions

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

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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BC Ferries to Vancouver Island (and other islands) cut back during COVID-19

(Posted:04/03/2020)

BC: BC Ferries lays off 1,400 staff, cancels routes as traffic plummets 80%. Check your routes and schedules to the Island(s)

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Travel Articles

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

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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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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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Flora of Canada DatabasesFlora of Canada Databases

informatio about plants, house plants, garden plants, wildflower, poisonous plants, and medicinal plants

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To and From Toronto, Ontario and the Trans-Canada HighwayTo and From Toronto, Ontario and the Trans-Canada Highway

ON: T.O. is NOT on the TCH! Overview of the different Trans-Canada routes through Ontario and getting to/from Toronto for the north or from the east

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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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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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Geography and GeoscapesGeography and Geoscapes

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

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Newfoundland route of the Trans-Canada HighwayNewfoundland route of the Trans-Canada Highway

Details of the route and the attractions along the Trans-Canada Highway through the province of newfoundland and Lbrador, from Port aux Basques to Corner Brook, Grand Falls-Windsor, Gander, Clarenville, Whitbourne and St Johns

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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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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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Ontario: #17 between Ignace and Thunder BayOntario: #17 between Ignace and Thunder Bay

ON: Here is the itinerary for the 247 km along #17 between Ignace and Thunder Bay, via Kakabeka Falls

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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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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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Saskatchewan: #1 between Medicine Hat, AB and Swift CurrentSaskatchewan: #1 between Medicine Hat, AB and Swift Current

SK: Here is the itinerary for the 223 km along the #1 highway, between Medicine Hat, Alberta and Swift Current, Saskatchewan:

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Toronto bypass: from Toronto to Kingston along Highway 401Toronto bypass: from Toronto to Kingston along Highway 401

ON: Here is the itinerary for the 309 km from Toronto to Kingston along Highway 401, also known as the Macdonald-Cartier Freeway (Continuing with segment from Kingston to Montreal),

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Cities to Visit

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

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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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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Wawa, Ontario travel InformationWawa, Ontario travel Information

ON: Wawa lies at an important junction of highway 17 south and highway 101 east into the major mining cities of Ontario^s North.

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Thunder Bay, Ontario Travel InfomationThunder Bay, Ontario Travel Infomation

ON: Thunder Bay is one of the world^s largest grain-handling ports,and jumping-off point for Northwest Ontario resorts and lodges

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Mattawa, Ontario Travel InformationMattawa, Ontario Travel Information

ON: This 3,000 resident community lies at the junction of the Ottawa and the Mattawa rivers. The name is the Ojibway phrase for \meeting of the waters.\

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