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Approaching 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.

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Weather Alerts & Highway Conditions

Here are the most recent news and weather stories posted for Trans Canada Highway:

Snowfall of 15 to 30 cm expected in north-central Newfoundland


NL: Rain is forecast to change to snow this evening and will become heavy overnight, and taper to flurries Thursday morning, and end by afternoon. Typically with late season snowfalls, accumulations are highly variable from one area to another depending on elevation and proximity to the coast. As a result, there is potential for amounts to exceed 30 cm over some higher elevations while less snow at lower elevations . Heaviest snow between Grand Falls-Windsor and Bonivista

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Trans-Canada #2 closed between Fredericton & Moncton, at Jemseg, due to flooding



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Rain (10-20 mm) expected across central New Brunswick


NB: Rain is forecast to spread across New Brunswick tonight, accompanied with thundershowers over some areas. Heaviest along a swath from the northwestern corner of the province through central and southeastern New Brunswick with 10 to 20 mm forecast by morning, with some localized higher downpours. Conditions are expected to improve from northwest to southeast overnight into early Thursday.

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Heavy rain (25-40 mm) is expected along St Lawrence and Quebec C9ity


QC: Rainfall amounts from 25 to 40 mm is expected locally over these areas today. The ground, already near saturation, has little ability to absorb further rainfall. Localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible. Don't approach washouts near rivers, creeks and culverts.

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Mixed weather & snow across Newfoundland this weekend


NL: A low pressure system will approach from the southwest today and then cross southeastern Newfoundland on Friday night. Snow and rain will spread northward across the Island ahead of this system tonight and continue on Friday. Precipitation is expected to fall mainly as snow in western and central Newfoundland with accumulations of 10 to 15 cm for most areas by Saturday morning. The remainder of the Island will likely see a brief period of snow changing to or mixing with rain, with a risk of freezing rain.

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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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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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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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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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Top \Must See\ Attractions along the wayTop "Must See" Attractions along the way

Our itineraries have many, many features detailed along the way (with links to local community pages, with even more detail!), and our highway history points

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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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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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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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Nova Scotia route of the Trans-Canada Highway Nova Scotia route of the Trans-Canada Highway

Details of the route and the attractions along the Trans-Canada Highway through the province of Nova Scotia, form Amherst to Truro through Cape Breton to Sydney

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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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Nova Scotia: Route #104 from Truro to New Glasgow, Nova ScotiaNova Scotia: Route #104 from Truro to New Glasgow, Nova Scotia

NS: Here is the itinerary for the 56 km along Route #104 from Truro to New Glasgow, Nova Scotia:

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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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Ontario: #17 between Thunder Bay and MarathonOntario: #17 between Thunder Bay and Marathon

Here is the itinerary for the 289 km along Highway #17 between Thunder Bay and Marathon, via Nipigon and Terrace Bay

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PEI: from Moncton, NB  to Charlottetown, via Confederation BridgePEI: from Moncton, NB to Charlottetown, via Confederation Bridge

PE: Here is the itinerary for the 168 km from Moncton, NB over the Confederation Bridge between Cape Tourmantine, NB and Borden-Carleton, PEI to Charlottetown

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Cities to Visit

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

Sault Ste Marie, Ontario Travel InformationSault Ste Marie, Ontario Travel Information

ON: Sault Ste Marie (pronounced \sue saint marie\) is on the St Mary;s River between the two largest Great Lakes: Lake Huron and Lake Superior.

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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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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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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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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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