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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:

Frost Warnings along TCH #16 from Saskatoo nto Edmonton

(Posted:09/14/2017)

AB/SK: With clearing skies and light winds, temperatures are expected to fall near freezing tonight. Cover up plants, especially those in frost-prone areas. Take preventative measures to protect frost-sensitive plants and trees.

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Severe thunderstorm warning west of Nipigon and Thunder Bay along #17 and #11

(Posted:09/14/2017)

ON: Clusters of strong to severe thunderstorms have moved into Northwestern Ontario from northern Minnesota, capable of producing up to ping pong ball size hail and heavy rain. rrential rainfall of 50 to 100 mm is the main threat with this cluster. Large hail is also a threat.

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Highway 1 closed in both directions 35 km W of Alberta/BC border, near Field

(Posted:08/29/2017)

BC: Highway 1 closed in both directions 35 km W of Alberta/BC border, near Field, B.C. after ‘traffic incident’

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Tropical cyclone affecting TCH in Nova Scotia & Newfoundland

(Posted:08/29/2017)

NS, NL: Potential Tropical Cyclone Ten still struggling to develop into a tropical storm near the southeast U.S. coast. It will track across offshore Canadian waters on Thursday as an intense post-tropical system.

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Severe thunderstorm watch along TCH #17 between Kenora, Thunder Bay, and Marathon

(Posted:08/29/2017)

ON: Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts, large hail and heavy rain. Thunderstorms have developed this afternoon and evening along a cold front moving from the northwest to southeast today. Large hail can damage property and cause injury. Strong wind gusts can toss loose objects, break branches off trees and overturn large vehicles.

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Travel Articles

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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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Flora of Canada DatabasesFlora of Canada Databases

informatio about plants, house plants, garden plants, wildflower, poisonous plants, and medicinal plants

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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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updated the Rules For RVs in Canada on TransCanadaHighway.comupdated the Rules For RVs in Canada on TransCanadaHighway.com

with the common driving laws |and rules affecting camping |and RVs across Canada:

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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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Provinces to Visit

Here are some featured provinces along the Trans Canada Highway:

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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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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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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Geography |and GeoscapesGeography |and Geoscapes

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

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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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Routes & Itineraries

Here are some featured segment itineraries along Trans Canada Highway:

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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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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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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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BC Highway #1 between Hope and KamloopsBC Highway #1 between Hope and Kamloops

BC: This is the itinerary for the 291 km along the #1 between Hope and Kamloops via the #1, via the Fraser Canyon, Lytton, and along the Thompson River

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BC Trans-Canada Highway Route: the #1 highway between Victoria and NanaimoBC Trans-Canada Highway Route: the #1 highway between Victoria and Nanaimo

BC: Here is the itinerary for the 142 km along the #1 highway between Victoria and Nanaimo (heading eastbound on the Trans-Canada):

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Cities to Visit

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

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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Vancouver, British Columbia Travel informationVancouver, British Columbia Travel information

BC: Vancouver is nestled around the eastern end of Burrard Inlet, a natural deepwater harbour, and the mouth of the huge Fraser River

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St. John^s Travel InformationSt. John^s Travel Information

NL: St. John^s is the most easterly port and oldest City in North America, and the capital of Newfoundland

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Swift Current, Saskatchewan Travel InfrmationSwift Current, Saskatchewan Travel Infrmation

Sk: Swift Current, Saskatchewan, is nicknamed \speedy creek\, and is gatweay to the Grasslands, the Great Sand Hills, and Cypress Hills.

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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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