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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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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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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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Weather Info |and Forecasts across CanadaWeather Info |and Forecasts across Canada

Forecasts, storm alerts, avalanche closures in winter), weather normals, for your area along the Trans-Canada

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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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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:

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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Geography and GeoscapesGeography and Geoscapes

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

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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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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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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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Alberta: Highway #1 between Lake Louise and CalgaryAlberta: Highway #1 between Lake Louise and Calgary

AB: Here is the itinerary for the 180 km along Highway #1 between Lake Louise and Calgary, via Banff and Canmore:

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BC  #5 Coquihalla Highway between Hope and KamloopsBC #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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Quebec: Riviere du Loup, Quebec to Grand Falls, New BrunswickQuebec: Riviere du Loup, Quebec to Grand Falls, New Brunswick

QC: Here is the itinerary for Highway #185 (Quebec) and #2 (NB) from Riviere du Loup, Quebec and Grand Falls, New Brunswick:

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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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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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Cities to Visit

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

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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Salmon Arm, British Columbia Travel information Salmon Arm, British Columbia Travel information

BC: This 12,000 population city sits on Highway 1, midway between Kamloops and Revelstoke

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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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Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan Travel InformationMoose Jaw, Saskatchewan Travel Information

Sk: In the 1920^s the towns tunnels made Moose Jaw a stoping point during the Porhibition, and since then it has become home to the Snowbirds, the Canadian Air Force’s aerobatics team.

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Fredericton, New Brunswick Travel InformationFredericton, New Brunswick Travel Information

NB: Fredericton is the capital city of New Brunswick, with a population of 81,000, and lies on the St. John River, and the Trans-Canada Highway, only 100 km from the US border.

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