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

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Weather Alerts & Highway Conditions

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

cbc masthead logo Saskatoon LIVESaskatoonMore Streams Radio One Listen Live host picture HomeOpinion

(Posted:03/23/2017)

SK: Saskatchewan construction companies and contractors must collect provincial sales tax on new contracts starting April 1, 2017. The move targets builders' labour and overhead costs. It's expected to add $345 million each year to provincial coffers. It's one of the single largest contributors to government revenue in this year's budget.

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Confederation Bridge imposed restrictions due to high winds (update)

(Posted:03/23/2017)

PEI: For user safety, the Confederation Bridge has restricted certain classes of vehicles from crossing until the current high wind situation changes. Restricted classes include automobiles towing trailers, motorcycles, highsided vehicles including trucks, tractor trailers, recreational vehicles, and buses.

Butchart Gardens bans sale of bottled water

(Posted:03/23/2017)

BC: Butchart Gardens has banned single-use plastic water bottles in an effort to help the battle against harmful plastics in environment. The popular tourist attraction near Victoria, B.C., made the announcement to mark World Water Day. It says the move will eliminate about 80,000 plastic bottles from the environment each year. "We hope we are going to bring forward an awareness that in this world either you are part of the solution or you are part of the problem," said Bob Parrotta, the director of food services for Butchart Gardens.

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For user safety, the Confederation Bridge is closed to all traffic until the current weather situati

(Posted:03/22/2017)

PEI:

Confederation Bridge Restriction in place due to high winds

(Posted:03/22/2017)

PEI: For user safety, the Confederation Bridge has restricted certain classes of vehicles from crossing until the current high wind situation changes. Restricted classes include automobiles towing trailers, motorcycles, highsided vehicles including trucks, tractor trailers, recreational vehicles, and buses. Bridge restrictions were put into place at 23:30hrs, Wednesday March 22, 2017. You will be advised when the situation changes.

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Travel Articles

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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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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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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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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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Provinces to Visit

Here are some featured provinces along the Trans Canada Highway:

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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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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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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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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Routes & Itineraries

Here are some featured segment itineraries along Trans Canada Highway:

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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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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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BC #5 Coquihalla Highway between Hope and Kamloops

Here is the itinerary for the 204 km along the #5 Coquihalla (toll) Highway between Hope, BC and Kamloops, BC, via Merritt

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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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Saskatchewan: #1 between Swift Current and ReginaSaskatchewan: #1 between Swift Current and Regina

SK: Here is the itinerary for the 235 km along Highway #1 between Swift Current and Regina, via Moose Jaw

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Cities to Visit

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

Charlottetown, PEI Travel InformationCharlottetown, PEI Travel Information

PE: Charlottetown is nationally recognized as the \Birthplace of Confederation\,and is close to the province^s beaches and many historical sites.

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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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Oshawa, 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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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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Mattawa, Ontario Travel InformationMattawa, Ontario Travel Information

ON: This 3,000 resident community lies at the junction of the Ottawa and the Mattawa rivers. The name is the Ojibway phrase for \meeting of the waters.\

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