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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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GAS Prices along the Trans-Canada HighwayGAS Prices along the Trans-Canada Highway

maps of lowest gas prices by neighourhood, in TCH communities from coast to coast

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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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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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Routes & Itineraries

Here are some featured segment itineraries along Trans Canada Highway:

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Quebec: between Quebec City-Levis and Riviere du Loup via #20Quebec: between Quebec City-Levis and Riviere du Loup via #20

QC: Here is the itinerary for the 201 km along Highway #20 between Quebec City-Levis and Riviere du Loup: , via Lislet, Saint-Jean-Port-Joli, Kamourasks

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BC  #5 Coquihalla Highway between Hope and KamloopsBC #5 Coquihalla Highway between Hope and Kamloops

Here is the itinerary for the 204 km along the #5 Coquihalla (toll) Highway between Hope, BC and Kamloops, BC, via Merritt

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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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Ontario: #17 from Sudbury to Mattawa, OntarioOntario: #17 from Sudbury to Mattawa, Ontario

Here is the itinerary for the 190 km along Highway #17 between Sudbury and Mattawa, via Sturgeon Falls, lake Nippissing, and North Bay

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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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Cities to Visit

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

Vancouver, British Columbia Travel informationVancouver, British Columbia Travel information

BC: Vancouver is nestled around the eastern end of Burrard Inlet, a natural deepwater harbour, and the mouth of the huge Fraser River

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Kitchener-Waterloo Travel informationKitchener-Waterloo Travel information

ON: Kitchener-Waterloo is located in the heartland of Southern Ontario, also called Canada^s Technology Triangle

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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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Halifax, Nova Scotia Travel InformationHalifax, Nova Scotia Travel Information

NS: Halifax is a city with 380,000 residents with a large deep-water harbour on the Atlantic Ocean, and unique and important historic sites, including the Halifax Citadel

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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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