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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:

Severe Thunderstorm watch along TCH from Kenora to Thunder Bay

(Posted:06/10/2017)

ON: meteorologists are tracking a severe thunderstorm capable of producing strong wind gusts, nickel to ping pong ball size hail and heavy rain. A severe thunderstorm will continue moving eastward from Atikokan and weaken over the next hour. This storm may produce damaging hail. Take cover immediately, if threatening weather approaches.

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TCH closed 25 km west of Revelstoke

(Posted:06/09/2017)

BC: Closed in both directions 25 km west of Revelstoke to Sicamous because of Wash Out. No estimated time opening. Geotech engineer on site. Assessment in progress. Alternate route via Highway 23 and Highway 6, through Shelter Bay, Galena Bay, Needles, and Faurquier.

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Thunderstorm warning for western Manitoba

(Posted:06/02/2017)

MB: Conditions are favourable for the development of dangerous thunderstorms that may be capable of producing damaging wind gusts, large hail and heavy rain. A cold front will trigger thunderstorms later this afternoon as it slices into an unstable airmass that is situated over southwestern Manitoba. Some of these thunderstorms will become severe. The severe weather threat is then expected to shift towards the Red River Valley this evening.

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Thunderstorm warnings along Trans-Canada in Nova Scotia

(Posted:06/02/2017)

NS: Conditions are favourable for the development of dangerous thunderstorms that may be capable of producing damaging wind gusts, large hail and heavy rain. Conditions are favourable for the development thunderstorms which could give hail and strong winds this afternoon and into this evening. Large hail can damage property and cause injury. Very strong wind gusts can damage buildings, down trees and blow large vehicles off the road.

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Thunderstorm alert for Okanagan Valley

(Posted:06/01/2017)

BV: There is a risk of localized flash flooding. A thunderstorm is currently approaching the Vernon area. Heavy downpours are expected. A second thunderstorm, will cross Highway 97, northwest of Enderby within the next 20 minutes. Both thunderstorms are expected to produce 15+ mm of rain in a short period of time. Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads.

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Travel Articles

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

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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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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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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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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:

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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Newfoundland route of the Trans-Canada HighwayNewfoundland route of the Trans-Canada Highway

Details of the route and the attractions along the Trans-Canada Highway through the province of newfoundland and Lbrador, from Port aux Basques to Corner Brook, Grand Falls-Windsor, Gander, Clarenville, Whitbourne and St Johns

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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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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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Routes & Itineraries

Here are some featured segment itineraries along Trans Canada Highway:

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Toronto bypass: Toronto through Barrie, Orillia and to Parry Sound via #400Toronto bypass: Toronto through Barrie, Orillia and to Parry Sound via #400

ON: Here is the itinerary for the 219 km route along #400 and #69 from Toronto through Barrie, Orillia and to Parry Sound. This route continues with Parry Sound to Sudbury (which is on the Trans-Canada)

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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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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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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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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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Cities to Visit

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

Toronto, Ontario Travel information Toronto, Ontario Travel information

ON: Toronto is Ontario^s capital, with top-flight shopping, museums, attractions, and dining

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Kamloops, British Columbia Travel informationKamloops, British Columbia Travel information

BC: Kamloops is at the junction of the North and south branches of the Thompson River at Kamloops Lake, and now sits where the Trans-Canada Highway (#1) meets the Coquihala (#5).

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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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Victoria, British Columbia Travel informationVictoria, British Columbia Travel information

BC: Victoria is located on the Southern tip of Vancouver Island, and is the capital of British Columbia.

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Pembroke, Ontario Travel InformationPembroke, Ontario Travel Information

ON: Pembroke is the largest in the Upper Ottawa Valley, once surrounded by forests, and was a centre of the timber trade. Pembroke was the first community in Canada with electric street lights powered by the adjacent the hydro-electric plant

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