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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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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:

Hwy. 1 to close west of Revelstoke Sunday night between 5 p.m. and 10 p.m

(Posted:02/18/2018)

BC: The Trans-Canada Highway will be closed west of Revelstoke for five hours Sunday night. The closure is to allow crews to clean up avalanche debris 19.6 km west of Revelstoke. Expect 20 minute delays between 5 p.m. and 10 p.m.

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Poor Visibility along TCH #1 and #16

(Posted:02/14/2018)

MB: An arctic cold front pushing southward through southern Manitoba will bring gusty winds and poor visibilities in snow and blowing snow this evening. Visibilities may drop very suddenly with the passage of this cold front. Poor visibilities should last for a few hours and then improve as the winds diminish behind this cold front. Poor visibilities may last into the morning hours in the southern Red River Valley, closest to the American border.

Snowfall Warning from Banff to Crowsnest Pass, affecting TCH #1, #3

(Posted:02/14/2018)

AB: Snowfall, at times heavy, will continue to push southwestward along the foothills and higher terrain this evening. Northerly winds of 30 gusting to 70 km/h at times will continue to cause reduced visibility in blowing snow this evening. By the time the snow tapers off Thursday morning 10 to 20 cm can be expected. In the Pincher Creek and Cardston regions strong westerly winds gusting to 80 km/h will develop Thursday evening. These winds combined with this heavy snowfall will give reduced visibility in blowing snow.

Rain followed by snow across Maritimes

(Posted:02/10/2018)

NB/NS: Snow will spread across New Brunswick this morning then change to rain during the late morning and afternoon over parts of central, and southern regions of the province. The rain will change back to snow over central and southeastern areas on Sunday while remaining as rain along the Fundy coast. Rainfall amounts ranging from 25 to 50 millimetres are expected by Sunday with the highest accumulation expected for communities along the Bay of Fundy.

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Freezing rain around Montreal and St Lawrence Valley

(Posted:02/10/2018)

ON-QC: An amount of 2 to 5 mm of freezing precipitation is expected over these areas. Freezing rain is expected to develop near midday Sunday over areas near the American Border and should reach the Montréal, North shore and Centre-du-quebec areas later in the afternoon. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery

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Travel Articles

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

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Geography, Geology and Landforms of CanadaGeography, Geology and Landforms of Canada

Links for content about Geography |and Geoscapes, Lakes |and Oceans, Rocks |and Minerals (and Fossils), and Special Features

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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 |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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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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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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Provinces to Visit

Here are some featured provinces along the Trans Canada Highway:

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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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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Quebec route of the Trans-Canada Highway Quebec route of the Trans-Canada Highway

Details of the route and the attractions along the Trans-Canada Highway through the province of Quebec, incluing Riviere du Loup, Quebec City, and Montreal

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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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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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Routes & Itineraries

Here are some featured segment itineraries along Trans Canada Highway:

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Newfoundland: #1 between Grand Falls-Windsor and Clarenville, NewfoundlandNewfoundland: #1 between Grand Falls-Windsor and Clarenville, Newfoundland

NL: Here is the itinerary for the 236 km along Route #1 between Grand Falls-Windsor and Clarenville, Newfoundland, via Gander and Tera Nova National Park

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Saskatchewan: #1 between Swift Current and ReginaSaskatchewan: #1 between Swift Current and Regina

SK: Here is the itinerary for the 235 km along Highway #1 between Swift Current and Regina, via Moose Jaw

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Quebec: Riviere du Loup, Quebec to Grand Falls, New BrunswickQuebec: Riviere du Loup, Quebec to Grand Falls, New Brunswick

QC: Here is the itinerary for Highway #185 (Quebec) and #2 (NB) from Riviere du Loup, Quebec and Grand Falls, New Brunswick:

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Ontario: #17 between Mattawa and Ottawa, OntarioOntario: #17 between Mattawa and Ottawa, Ontario

ON: Here is the itinerary for the 304 km along Highway #17 between Mattawa and Ottawa, via Deep River, Renfrew, Pembroke, Arnprior, Cobden, Carp, and Kanata

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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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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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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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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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Hamilton, Ontario travel informationHamilton, Ontario travel information

ON: Nestled in the heart of the Golden Horseshoe\ against the Niagara Escarpment, and has long been known as a Steel Town.

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Charlottetown, PEI Travel InformationCharlottetown, PEI Travel Information

PE: Charlottetown is nationally recognized as the \Birthplace of Confederation\,and is close to the province^s beaches and many historical sites.

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