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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:

Raindfall warning for western & southern coast of Newfoundland

(Posted:01/23/2018)

NL: Rain, heavy at times is expected. The frozen ground has a reduced ability to absorb this rainfall. Rainfall amounts of 20 to 60 mm are expected. Rain, at times heavy, is forecast to develop overnight tonight or early Wednesday morning and will begin taper off Wednesday afternoon. Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads.

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Freezing rain (and rain) in eastern Quebec and New Brunswick

(Posted:01/23/2018)

QC/NB/NS: Rain, heavy at times is expected. The frozen ground has a reduced ability to absorb this rainfall. A low pressure system will approach from the Great Lakes today and then track from Quebec across northern New Brunswick tonight to Nova Scotia. Snow associated with this system will change through ice pellets and freezing rain to rain at times heavy by this afternoon before ending overnight. Total rainfall amounts up to 50 millimeters are possible for areas near the Fundy Coast.

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Snowfall Alert (15-25 cm) from Sault Ste Marie to Mattawa

(Posted:01/23/2018)

ON : Total snowfall accumulations of 15 to 25 centimetres are likely by the time the snow tapers off this afternoon or evening. Local blowing snow is possible during the event. Ice pellets or freezing rain may also mix in with the snow this morning particularly in the North Bay area. This may reduce snowfall accumulations in these areas somewhat.

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Freezing Rain in Ottawa Valley and along St Lawrence

(Posted:01/23/2018)

ON/QC: Freezing rain will continue for a few hours this morning, with ice accumulation of 5 to 10 millimetres likely in most areas. Untreated surfaces will be icy and slippery as a result of the freezing rain. Freezing rain will change over to rain around noon temperatures struggle to get to just above the zero degree mark.

Snowfall alert for TCH Crowsnest Route #3 (15 to 20 cm)

(Posted:01/23/2018)

BC: Periods of snow will begin falling on highway passes this morning, and become heavy at times this evening and through tonight. The Coquihalla Summit could receive 25 to 35 cm snowfall accumulation, while Allison Pass and Kootenay Pass could receive 20 to 25 cm of snowfall accumulation.

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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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Canadian Road Information on TransCanadaHighway.comCanadian Road Information on TransCanadaHighway.com

Latest weather updates, road conditions, highway construction and radar/speed traps

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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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Craft Breweries |and Wineries across CanadaCraft Breweries |and Wineries across Canada

listing and linsk to hundreds of craft breweries, wineries, craft distilleries and brew pubs coast to coast

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updated our Provincial Forestry Resourcesupdated our Provincial Forestry Resources

including Forest Map, Forest Fire information, Forest biodiversity, Maple Syrup Industry, and Canada^s Boreal Forests

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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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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 b out different geoforms of Canada, and lots of great mapping links

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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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Ontario routes of the Trans-Canada Highway Ontario routes of the Trans-Canada Highway

Details of the route and the attractions along the Trans-Canada Highway through the province of Ontario, inlcuding Ottawa, Sudbury, Sault Ste Marie, ThunderBay, and detour to /from Toronto

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Routes & Itineraries

Here are some featured segment itineraries along Trans Canada Highway:

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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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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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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 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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Ontario: #17 between Ignace and Thunder BayOntario: #17 between Ignace and Thunder Bay

ON: Here is the itinerary for the 247 km along #17 between Ignace and Thunder Bay, via Kakabeka Falls

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Cities to Visit

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

Winnipeg, Manitoba Travel InformationWinnipeg, Manitoba Travel Information

MB: Winnipeg is the retail centre and grain-trading centre for western Canada, since the early days of the Hudson^s Bay Company, and its old Exchange District is often used as a Hollywood film set.

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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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Toronto, Ontario Travel InformationToronto, Ontario Travel Information

ON: Toronto is not only Canada^s business and head office capital, but Toronto it is a shopper^s paradise.

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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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Quebec City, Quebec Travel informationQuebec City, Quebec Travel information

QC: Visit this 400 year old city with a fortress overlooking the mighty St Lawrence

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