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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:

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

(Posted:12/03/2019)

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

(Posted:12/02/2019)

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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Special weather statement in effect: rain, freezing rain, ice pellets!

(Posted:12/02/2019)

NS: Rain mixed with snow and isolated pockets of freezing rain over areas of southwestern Nova Scotia will change to rain early this afternoon. Precipitation will spread very slowly northward and eastward across the province today and tonight, reaching Cape Breton by early Tuesday morning. Areas near the Atlantic coast can expect rain, with a period of heavy rain on Tuesday.

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Freezing rain and ice pellets expected on Tuesday across New Brunswick

(Posted:12/02/2019)

NB: Parts of southeastern New Brunswick including Kent county, Grand Lake and Queens county, Oromocto and Sunbury county and northern Charlotte county. from early Tuesday morning until Tuesday afternoon. Remarks: Snow will develop early Tuesday morning then change quickly to ice pellets then freezing rain later Tuesday morning. Precipitation will gradually change back to snow from west to east on Tuesday afternoon.

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Freezing rain along TCH #1 in Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley

(Posted:12/02/2019)

BC: Freezing rain has developed over eastern sections of the Fraser Valley this morning. Periods of freezing rain are expected to continue until the temperature rises above freezing late this morning. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions.

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Travel Articles

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

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Travel Planning Tips and Links for the Trans-Canada HighwayTravel 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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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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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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Lakes |and Oceans of Canada

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Highway Overview of the Trans- CanadaHighway Overview of the Trans- Canada

How long? From where to where? What provinces connected? What Highway numbers?Top attractions?

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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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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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Geography and GeoscapesGeography and Geoscapes

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

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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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Routes & Itineraries

Here are some featured segment itineraries along Trans Canada Highway:

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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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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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PEI: Charlottetown to Woods Island, via the Ferry to New Glasgow, Nova ScotiaPEI: Charlottetown to Woods Island, via the Ferry to New Glasgow, Nova Scotia

PE: Here is the itinerary for the 84 kilometres (driving) along Route 1 from Charlottetown to Woods Island, via the Ferry to Pictou, Nova Scotia and via Route 108 to nearby New Glasgow:

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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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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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Cities to Visit

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

Oshawa, Ontario Travel InformationOshawa, Ontario Travel Information

ON: Located on the Kingston Road, by the mid 1800s the community attracted farming implement and carriage works, which became auto assembly for Buick and the Chevrolet and became General Motors Canada.

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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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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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Wawa, Ontario travel InformationWawa, 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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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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