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Approaching Rockies west of Calgary

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:

Wind warning along TCH #1 across Manitoba

(Posted:01/17/2020)

MB: Wind southeast 30 km/h gusting to 50. High minus 10. Wind chill minus 37 this morning and minus 17 this afternoon. Risk of frostbite.

Winter storm and freezing rain in Fraser Valley and Coquihalla

(Posted:01/17/2020)

BC: The storm will arrive tonight with heavy snow beginning late this evening across the south coast. As warmer air associated with storm penetrates the region, the snow will begin to transition to rain. Timing this transition to rain is always challenging in these situations. There is a chance that this transition could be delayed resulting in higher snowfall amounts. It is also possible this transition will include a period of freezing rain.

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Dangerous Blizzard conditions along TCH #1 and particularly on Avalon Peninsula

(Posted:01/17/2020)

NL: Dangerous blizzard conditions are expected, with very strong winds and visibility near zero in heavy snow and blowing snow. Snowfall of 40 to 75 cm, with highest amounts occurring over the northern Avalon Peninsula. Reports are the government is PULLING SNOWPLOUGHS off the roads! Maximum wind gusts: northerly 120 km/h, except 150 along parts of the coast. Time span: today until Saturday afternoon.

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BC Ferries says only ferries with weather delays are in Bella Coola area

(Posted:01/17/2020)

BC: Sailing Cancellations Friday and Saturday on the Ocean Falls - Bella Coola - Shearwater - Bella Bella route. The MV Nimpkish has cancelled the Friday and Saturday sailings due to severe weather in the Bella Coola area causing ice and snow build up on the vessel

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Marine Atlantic has delayed their 23:45 ferry departures to Saturday at 11:45

(Posted:01/17/2020)

NL: Marine Atlantic advises customers that due to impending weather conditions the following changes have been made to our schedule: the 11:45 today departures are on schedule, but the 23:45 (overnight) departures are deferred to 11:45 on Saturday

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Travel Articles

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

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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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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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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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Canadian Road Trip itineraries on TransCanadaHighway.com Canadian Road Trip itineraries on TransCanadaHighway.com

Over 40 detailed Trans-Canada Highway Travelling Itineraries for takint you coast to coast and to-from Toronto

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Provinces to Visit

Here are some featured provinces along the Trans Canada Highway:

New Brunswick  route of the Trans-Canada Highway New Brunswick route of the Trans-Canada Highway

Details of the route and the attractions along the Trans-Canada Highway through the province of New Brunswick, incluidng Moncton, Fredericton and Grand Falls

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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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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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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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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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Manitoba: Highway #1 between Brandon and Winnipeg, ManitobaManitoba: Highway #1 between Brandon and Winnipeg, Manitoba

MB: Here is the itinerary for the 219 km along Highway #1 between Brandon and Winnipeg, Manitoba, via Portage la Prairie

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Ontario: #17 between Thunder Bay and MarathonOntario: #17 between Thunder Bay and Marathon

Here is the itinerary for the 289 km along Highway #17 between Thunder Bay and Marathon, via Nipigon and Terrace Bay

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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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Newfoundland: along #1 between Clarenville and Whitbourne, NewfoundlandNewfoundland: along #1 between Clarenville and Whitbourne, Newfoundland

NL: Here is the itinerary for the 45 km along the #1 between Clarenville and Whitbourne, Newfoundland (access to the Agentia ferry to North Sydney, Nova Scotia):

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Cities to Visit

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

Sault Ste Marie, Ontario Travel InformationSault Ste Marie, Ontario Travel Information

ON: Sault Ste Marie (pronounced \sue saint marie\) is on the St Mary;s River between the two largest Great Lakes: Lake Huron and Lake Superior.

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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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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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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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Barrie, Ontario Travel infrmationBarrie, Ontario Travel infrmation

ON: Barrie is a small attractive city with swimmable beaches and scenic waterfront along Lake Simcoe.

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