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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:

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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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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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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Flora of Canada DatabasesFlora of Canada Databases

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

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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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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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Provinces to Visit

Here are some featured provinces along the Trans Canada Highway:

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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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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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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Saskatchewan route of the Trans-Canada HighwaySaskatchewan route of the Trans-Canada Highway

Details of the route and the attractions along the Trans-Canada Highway through the province of Saskatchewan, including through Regina, Moose Jaw, Swift Current, and Saskatoon

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Routes & Itineraries

Here are some featured segment itineraries along Trans Canada Highway:

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BC Highway #1 between Kamloops and RevelstokeBC Highway #1 between Kamloops and Revelstoke

BC: Here is the itinerary for the 219 km along the #1 between Kamloops and Revelstoke, via Salmon Arm and Sicamous

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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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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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Toronto bypass: Parry Sound to Sudbury, via Route 69/400Toronto bypass: Parry Sound to Sudbury, via Route 69/400

ON: Here is the itinerary for the 153 km route along Route 69 from Parry Sound to Sudbury (a continuation of the route from Toronto to Parry Sound):

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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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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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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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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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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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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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