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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:

Snowfall (5-10 cm) for Nova Scotia

(Posted:02/13/2020)

NS: Periods of snow today followed by a drop in temperatures for Friday. Further snowfall: 5 to 10 cm across all of Nova Scotia. Late this morning to this evening.

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Extreme Cold Warning along TCH #17 and #11 from Manitoba border to Sault Ste Marie and Chapleau

(Posted:02/13/2020)

ON: Bitterly cold wind chills near minus 40 are expected this morning. Conditions will moderate somewhat during the day today. However, northern areas, including Kapuskasing - Hearst, and Fraserdale - Pledger Lake can expect wind chill values near minus 40 once again tonight night into Friday morning. Keep emergency supplies in your vehicle such as extra blankets and jumper cables.

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Extreme Cold along TCH #1 and #16 in Saskatchewan and Manitoba

(Posted:02/13/2020)

SK/MB: Extreme wind chill values of -40 to -45 are being reported across areas of the southern Prairies this morning. These extreme wind chill values will moderate later this morning. Watch for cold related symptoms: shortness of breath, chest pain, muscle pain and weakness, numbness and colour change in fingers and toes. Cover up. Frostbite can develop within minutes on exposed skin, especially with wind chill.

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TCH Yellowhead Route shutdown SE of Saskatooon

(Posted:02/06/2020)

SK: TCH #I6 Yellowhead Route shutdown due to fiery train derailment, that happened at 6 am this morning, 100 km southeast of Saskatoon

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Snow (15-25 cm) along St Lawrence is expected Thursday and Friday.

(Posted:02/04/2020)

QC: Snow will begin over Southern Quebec Thursday morning and will affect Eastern Quebec Friday. Total snowfall accumulations between 15 and 25 centimetres are expected. Blowing snow is also forecast for some areas of the Lower St Lawrence region and the Gaspé Peninsula.

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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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Lakes |and Oceans of Canada

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Top Attractions along the Trans-Canada HighwayTop Attractions along the Trans-Canada Highway

From Signal Hill to Stanley park, the best attractions (and not tourist traps) along the way

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Trans-Canada highway historyTrans-Canada highway history

Trans-Canada Highway History from early explorers , the motorized era, to Trans-Canada Highway construction

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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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Provinces to Visit

Here are some featured provinces along the Trans Canada Highway:

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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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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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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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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Geography and GeoscapesGeography and Geoscapes

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

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Routes & Itineraries

Here are some featured segment itineraries along Trans Canada Highway:

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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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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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Nova Scotia: between Moncton, New Brunswick and Truro, Nova ScotiaNova Scotia: between Moncton, New Brunswick and Truro, Nova Scotia

NS: Here is the itinerary for the 155 km along Highway #2 (NB) and Highway #104 (NS) between Moncton, New Brunswick and Truro, Nova Scotia:

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New Brunswick: Highway #2 between Grand Falls and Fredericton, New BrunswickNew Brunswick: Highway #2 between Grand Falls and Fredericton, New Brunswick

NB: Here is the itinerary for the 214 km along Highway #2 between Grand Falls and Fredericton, via Florenceville, Hartland, Woodstck

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Ontario: #17 from Sault Ste Marie to Sudbury, OntarioOntario: #17 from Sault Ste Marie to Sudbury, Ontario

ON: Here is the itinerary for the 301 km along Highway #17 from Sault Ste Marie to Sudbury, via Thessalon, Bruce Mines, Blind river and Massey

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Cities to Visit

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

Oshawa, Ontario travel informationOshawa, Ontario travel information

ON: Oshawa began in 1760, and lay on the York-to-Kingston road, where in a mid-1800s farming implement and carriage works grew into General Motors Canada.

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Sudbury, Ontario Travel InformationSudbury, Ontario Travel Information

ON: Sudbury is the largest centre in northeastern Ontario, with 93,000 in the city itself, and 162,000 in the Regional Municipality. Sudbury is known as the Nickel City because of its nickel and copper mines.

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Nanaimo, British Columbia Travel informationNanaimo, British Columbia Travel information

BC: Nanaimo is Vancouver islandís second biggest city, with a population of 76,000.

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Hamilton, Ontario travel informationHamilton, Ontario travel information

ON: Nestled in the heart of the Golden Horseshoe\ against the Niagara Escarpment, and has long been known as a Steel Town.

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Montreal, Quebec Travel information Montreal, Quebec Travel information

QC: Visit this charming 400 year old island city in the St Lawrence

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