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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:

Wind, Snow and rain across Newfoundland

(Posted:12/12/2017)

NL: Rain and strong winds expected Wednesday. A low pressure system developing near the Great Lakes will intensify as it moves across New England Wednesday night and into western Labrador on Thursday and eventually out to sea late in the week. Light snow or freezing rain will develop over western and central Newfoundland early Wednesday morning and spread to the Great Northern Peninsula by afternoon. This precipitation will then quickly change to rain,lasting into Wednesday.

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Snow along TCH in the St Lawrence Region

(Posted:12/12/2017)

QC: A winter storm from the Great Lakes will reach Northern New Brunswick overnight continuing eastward. Trois-Rivières will see snow this morning which will then spread eastward to reach Eastern Quebec this evening or overnight. Snowfall amounts of 20 to 40 centimetres are expected with this system as well as strong to severe winds and blowing snow.

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Snow continuing (15-20 cm) along TCH #417 in Ottawa Valley

(Posted:12/12/2017)

ON: Snow began Monday night over eastern Ontario. Total snowfall accumulation from this event of 15 to 20 cm are likely by this evening. This snowfall event will stretch over a 24 to 36 hour period. The snow will slowly taper off to flurries tonight with northwest winds gusting to 50 km/h are also expected causing local blowing snow and reduced visibilities.

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Wind warning accross southern Newfoundland

(Posted:12/10/2017)

NL: Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring. Strong southwesterly winds gusting to 100 km/h, especially over exposed areas, will continue or develop this afternoon. Winds will subside tonight. Damage to buildings, such as to roof shingles and windows, may occur. Loose objects may be tossed by the wind and cause injury or damage.

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Snow squalls around Georgian Bay and along Highway 400

(Posted:12/10/2017)

ON: Snow squalls are expected. Under the snow squall bands, visibilities will be significantly reduced due to the heavy snow combined with blowing snow, and snow will quickly accumulate. Snow squalls coming in a stiff and cold westerly flow off Georgian Bay may dump a quick 15 cm of snow this afternoon. A cold front from Northeastern Ontario will move through early this evening, pushing the snow squalls to the south of the area.

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Travel Articles

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

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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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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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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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Weather Info |and Forecasts across CanadaWeather Info |and Forecasts across Canada

Forecasts, storm alerts, avalanche closures in winter), weather normals, for your area along the Trans-Canada

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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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Provinces to Visit

Here are some featured provinces along the Trans Canada Highway:

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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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:

Regina, Saskatchewan Travel InformationRegina, Saskatchewan Travel Information

SK: Regina has a dam across Wascana Creek creating the Wascana Centre parkland around which many of Regina^s features are built, including the Legislature, an Arts Centre, the Royal Saskatchewan Museum, and the Science Centre.

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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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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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Oshawa, Ontario travel informationOshawa, Ontario travel information

ON: Oshawa began in 1760, and lay on the York-to-Kingston road, where in a mid-1800s farming implement and carriage works grew into General Motors Canada.

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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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