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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:

Significant rain and wind will continue this morning.


NB/NS: Additional Rainfall on Mainland Nova Scotia of 10 to 20 mm (higher along the Atlantic Coast of Nova Scotia) until this morning. More rain is expected tonight before a changeover to snow (mixed with ice pellets) on Wednesday morning of 5 to 10 cm are expected. Strong southerly winds gusting up to 90 km/h will gradually diminish this morning. Wind gusts could reach 110 km/h along Atlantic Coast of Nova Scotia

Lake effect snow squalls through Wednesday around Georgian Bay


ON: Southwesterly winds over Lake Huron and Georgian Bay will lead to the development of snow squalls after midnight tonight. Local snowfall accumulations of 10 to 20 cm will be possible und

Very cold wind chills is expected along TCH in Prairies


SK/MB: An Arctic ridge of high pressure building over the Prairies has ushered in a cold airmass dropping to near the minus 30 mark in some areas, and westerly winds of 10 to 20 km/h have created wind chills down to minus 40. Wind chill values will moderate slightly during the day however similar wind chill values are likely again Tuesday night into Wednesday morning.

Winter storm warning for Trans-Canada Highway at Rogers Pass (15-40 cm)


BC: Heavy snowfall across BC interior will continue through tonight and taper off Wednesday morning. Snowfall accumulations of up to 40 cm are expected for this event. Rapidly accumulating snow will make travel difficult. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow.

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Possible Freezing Rain: 5 to 15 mm across Newfoundland


NL: Freezing rain will develop over the south coast of Newfoundland Tuesday morning and spread northward during the day. Along the coast, precipitation will quickly change to rain by afternoon. Wreckhouse winds also expected Tuesday with gusts 100 to 120 km/h near Port aux Basques.

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Travel Articles

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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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Canadian Road Information on TransCanadaHighway.comCanadian Road Information on TransCanadaHighway.com

Latest weather updates, road conditions, highway construction and radar/speed traps

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Camping in CanadaCamping in Canada

Camping is popular in the period where nights are free of both frost and snow, either of which can quickly take the fun out of tenting vacation.

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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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Movie Theatres and Movie Showtimes across CanadaMovie Theatres and Movie Showtimes across Canada

When travelling with family, you may need an evening of entertainment, or it may be the movie you^ve been waiting a while for is released while you are on vacation or on the road

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Provinces to Visit

Here are some featured provinces along the Trans Canada Highway:

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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Nova Scotia route of the Trans-Canada Highway Nova Scotia route of the Trans-Canada Highway

Details of the route and the attractions along the Trans-Canada Highway through the province of Nova Scotia, form Amherst to Truro through Cape Breton to Sydney

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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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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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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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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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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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Ontario: between Ottawa, Ontario and Montreal, Quebec via #417Ontario: between Ottawa, Ontario and Montreal, Quebec via #417

ON: Here is the itinerary for the 186 km along Ontario #417 and Quebec #40 between Ottawa, Ontario and Montreal, Quebec:

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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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BC Highway #1 Horseshoe Bay (West Vancouver) and HopeBC Highway #1 Horseshoe Bay (West Vancouver) and Hope

Here is the itinerary for the 171 km along the #1 highway between Lions Bay (West Vancouver) and Hope, via Vancouver, Burnaby, Langley, Abbotsford and Chilliwack

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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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Hull-Gatineau Quebec Travel InformationHull-Gatineau Quebec Travel Information

QC: This 64,000 resident community, across the river from Ottawa, is the heart of the Outaouais Region.

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Winnipeg, Manitoba Travel InformationWinnipeg, Manitoba Travel Information

MB: Winnipeg is the retail centre and grain-trading centre for western Canada, since the early days of the Hudson^s Bay Company, and its old Exchange District is often used as a Hollywood film set.

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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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Toronto, Ontario Travel InformationToronto, Ontario Travel Information

ON: Toronto is not only Canada^s business and head office capital, but Toronto it is a shopper^s paradise.

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