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Trans-Canada Highway Construction News, Weather Conditions and Feature Stories

Weather Alerts & Highway Conditions

Here are the most recent news and weather stories posted for Trans Canada Highway:

Winter Storm Warning for TCH through New Brunswick


NB: A low pressure system currently south of Nova Scotia will continue to intensify as it tracks northeastward to lie over the Gulf of St. Lawrence by this evening. Snow & blowing snow will spread northward this morning and persist into the evening. Gusty northeasterly winds up to 80 km/hr are possible especially over the southeastern regions. Total snowfall accumulation between 15 and 30 cm is expected (highest in the southeastern areas) Flurries will continue over eastern sections until Friday morning.

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Rainfall warning in effect for Fraser Canyon and TCH #1


BC: A long episode of rain, at times heavy, continues. A Pineapple Express has brought heavy rain to the southern portions of the Fraser Canyon. 40 to 60 mm of rain has been reported since late Tuesday night. Areas near Boston Bar and southward will see total rainfall amounts of up to 75 mm by noon today. Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. Watch for possible washouts near rivers, creeks and culverts.

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Snow across Nova Scotia & Cape Breton


NS: The snow will change to rain this morning over eastern Mainland Nova Scotia and near noon over Cape Breton. As the rain tapers off this afternoon temperatures will drop below freezing and flurries will develop. High winds will accompany this storm giving reduced visibilities in blowing snow today. Total snowfall amounts of 10 to 25 centimetres are expected, but higher amounts remain a possibility. Conditions will gradually improve this afternoon as the low moves north of the province.

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High winds across PEI , affecting Confederation Bridge


PEI: Confederation Bridge advisory form 5 AM to 2 PM today. Gusty northeast winds of 70 km/h combined with the heavy snow will give reduced visibilities in blowing snow. Snow will continue until this evening, then tapering to flurries. Total snowfall amounts of 25 cm are expected by this evening.

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Snow along Georgian Bay section of Highway 400/69


ON: Local snowfall amounts near 15 cm possible by Wednesday morning. A low pressure system tracking south from Northern Ontario will bring a general snowfall of 5 to 10 cm to areas east of Georgian Bay. However, some locales could see up to 15 cm of snow by Wednesday morning due to added moisture from Georgian Bay

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Travel Articles

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Travel Planning Tips and Links for the Trans-Canada Highway

Here is a summary of Trans-Canada Highway Travel Tips: Trip Information, Trip Information, What You Can See, Cycling and camping on yoiu rtrip

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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 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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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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To and From Toronto, Ontario and the Trans-Canada HighwayTo and From Toronto, Ontario and the Trans-Canada Highway

ON: T.O. is NOT on the TCH! Overview of the different Trans-Canada routes through Ontario and getting to/from Toronto for the north or from the east

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Provinces to Visit

Here are some featured provinces along the Trans Canada Highway:

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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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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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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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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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 Trans-Canada Highway Route: the #1 highway between Victoria and NanaimoBC Trans-Canada Highway Route: the #1 highway between Victoria and Nanaimo

BC: Here is the itinerary for the 142 km along the #1 highway between Victoria and Nanaimo (heading eastbound on the Trans-Canada):

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Alberta #1 between Calgary and Medicine HatAlberta #1 between Calgary and Medicine Hat

AB: Here is the itinerary for the 284 km along Highway #1 between Calgary and Medicine Hat: via Lake Chestermere, Strathmore, Gleichen and Brooks

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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: 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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Saskatchewan: #1 between Regina, Saskatchewan and Brandon, ManitobaSaskatchewan: #1 between Regina, Saskatchewan and Brandon, Manitoba

SK: Here is the itinerary for the 363 km along Highway #1 between Regina, Saskatchewan and Brandon, Manitoba

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Cities to Visit

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

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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Thunder Bay, Ontario Travel InfomationThunder Bay, Ontario Travel Infomation

ON: Thunder Bay is one of the world^s largest grain-handling ports,and jumping-off point for Northwest Ontario resorts and lodges

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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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White River Travel InformationWhite River Travel Information

ON: White River is known for the birthplace of A.A. Milne^s famous \Winnie the Pooh\. The

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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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