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Appraching Rockies west of Calgary

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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.


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:

Grassfire smoke over the TCH #1, east of Calgary (between Strathmore and Brooks)

(Posted:10/17/2017)

AB: Just received reports of smoke over the TCH #1, east of Calgary (between Strathmore and Brooks) from a grass fire, fanned by the high winds. Visibility an issue, but no reports of official highway closure.

High winds to race along TCH #1 and #16 across Saskatchdwan and Manitoba

(Posted:10/17/2017)

SK/MB: A very intense low pressure system currently in Alberta is forecast to move into central Saskatchewan tonight. This system will spread very strong wind gusts of 90 to 100 km/h to southern and central Saskatchewan this evening and overnight. A very intense low pressure system will track through northern Manitoba Wednesday. This system will bring very strong westerly winds with gusts of 90 km/h to areas in western Manitoba, Red River Valley and the Interlake.

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Snowfall, with total amounts of about 15 cm expected in Shuswap area and Rogers Pass

(Posted:10/17/2017)

BC: Precipitation associated with the front will begin Wednesday morning and continue through Wednesday night. Snow levels will hover around 1000 metres initially. As warmer air reaches the BC southern interior, snow levels will rise to around 1300 metres in the afternoon then to 2000 metres in the evening. Total snowfall amounts of 15 cm are expected near the summit by Wednesday night

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Strong winds along Highways #1 and #3 that may cause damage are expected or occurring

(Posted:10/17/2017)

BC/AB: An intense frontal system over Kootenay Lake will move from Invermere and Cranbrook (BC) east across southern Alberta today, as far north as Whitecourt and Bonneyville north of #16. In the wake of the front, strong westerly winds gusting to 90 km/h will develop. Winds will Winds will subside early this evening.

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Rainfall warning in effect for Fraser Valley and Vancouver

(Posted:10/17/2017)

BC: The next strong Pacific frontal system will reach the South Coast early Wednesday morning bringing heavy rain to the region. 50 mm of rain is expected before the heavy rain eases on Wednesday evening.

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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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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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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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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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Camping in CanadaCamping in Canada

Camping is popular in the period where nights are free of both frost and snow, either of which can quickly take the fun out of tenting vacation.

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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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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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GAS Prices along the Trans-Canada HighwayGAS Prices along the Trans-Canada Highway

maps of lowest gas prices by neighourhood, in TCH communities from coast to coast

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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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Routes & Itineraries

Here are some featured segment itineraries along Trans Canada Highway:

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Ontario: #17 between Marathon and WawaOntario: #17 between Marathon and Wawa

ON: Here is the itinerary of the 180 km along #17 between Marathon and Wawa, via White River and Pukaskwa National Park

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New Brunswick: Highway #2 from Fredericton to Moncton, New BrunswickNew Brunswick: Highway #2 from Fredericton to Moncton, New Brunswick

NB: Here is the itinerary for the 187 km along Highway #2 from Fredericton to Moncton, via Grand lake, Sussex, and Fundy National park

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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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Manitoba: Manitoba #1 and the Ontario #17 between Winnipeg, Manitoba and Kenora, OntarioManitoba: Manitoba #1 and the Ontario #17 between Winnipeg, Manitoba and Kenora, Ontario

MB: Here is the itinerary for the 207 km along the Manitoba #1 and the Ontario #17 between Winnipeg, Manitoba and Kenora, Ontario:, via Falcon Lake

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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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Cities to Visit

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

Kakabeka Falls, Ontario travel InformationKakabeka Falls, 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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Montreal, Quebec Travel information Montreal, Quebec Travel information

QC: Visit this charming 400 year old island city in the St Lawrence

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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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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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