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Approaching Rockies west of Calgary

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We have posted informaiton on travel restrictions for travellers INTO Canada (imposed by the Government of Canada) and for travellers within Canada (imposed by each of the Provinces and Territories)

COVID-19 Travellers' Update

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 warning along TCH east of Winnipeg to Falcon Lake

(Posted:04/03/2020)

MB: Snowfall warning east of Winnipeg to the Ontario border, with a long period of snowfall with 15 to 25 cm expected. A slow moving cold front will continue to bring significant snowfall to central and northern Manitoba over the next couple of days. In the south, snow will taper off from west to east throughout the day today. Around Whiteshell, expect a few more centimetres, and this evening around Berens River with 5 to 10 more centimetres likely.

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Freezing rain and snow along TCH#17 from Manitoba to Thunder bay

(Posted:04/03/2020)

ON: Snow along with sharply colder temperatures have moved in from Southern Manitoba. About 5 centimetres of snow is expected by the time the precipitation ends this evening. Areas close to Thunder Bay will experience some freezing rain, ice pellets, and snow later this evening, with snow persisting into the overnight hours. Ice accretion of a couple millimetres is possible on elevated surfaces. However, untreated highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may also become icy and slippery. Poor winter driving conditions are expected.

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Wind warning for Halifax Area of Nova Scotia

(Posted:04/03/2020)

NS: Wind warning (60-90 km/h)in effect for Halifax and along parts of the Atlantic coast of Nova Scotia ending early this evening. High winds may toss loose objects or cause tree branches to break.

Snowfall warning (20 to 25 cm) in effect Coquihalla #5 and TCH #1 through Fraser Canyon

(Posted:04/03/2020)

BC: Snowfall warning for Coquihalla Highway and TCH #1 through Fraser Canyon with 20 to 25 cm expected. Overnight 5 to 10 cm of snow has fallen and a further 10 to 15 cm of snow is possible by early this evening. Weather in the mountains can change suddenly resulting in hazardous driving conditions.

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BC Ferries to Vancouver Island (and other islands) cut back during COVID-19

(Posted:04/03/2020)

BC: BC Ferries lays off 1,400 staff, cancels routes as traffic plummets 80%. Check your routes and schedules to the Island(s)

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Travel Articles

Here are some featured travel stories posted for the Trans Canada Highway:

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Cycling Across Canada on Trans-Canada HighwayCycling Across Canada on Trans-Canada Highway

Our Route Itineraries now include elevation charts, so you can see how hilly a segment is, and plan your rest stops appropriately

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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: from Toronto to Kingston along Highway 401Toronto bypass: from Toronto to Kingston along Highway 401

ON: Here is the itinerary for the 309 km from Toronto to Kingston along Highway 401, also known as the Macdonald-Cartier Freeway (Continuing with segment from Kingston to Montreal),

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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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BC Highway #1 between Revelstoke, BC and Lake Louise, ABBC Highway #1 between Revelstoke, BC and Lake Louise, AB

BC: Here is the itinerary for the 220 km along the #1 between Revelstoke, BC and Lake Louise, AB, via Golden and Yoho National Park

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Cities to Visit

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

Kakabeka Falls, Ontario travel InformationKakabeka Falls, Ontario travel Information

ON: Wawa lies at an important junction of highway 17 south and highway 101 east into the major mining cities of Ontario^s North.

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Drumheller, Alberta Travel informationDrumheller, Alberta Travel information

AB: Drumheller is located 138 km northeast of Calgary, and is the gateway to the badlands of the Red Deer River Valley, and is home to the Royal Tyrell Museum

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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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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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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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