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Approaching Rockies west of Calgary

This web site is THE source for information about travelling along the Trans-Canada Highway and travel around Canada. EXPLORE CANADA using the options above, or select a section of the Trans-Canada Highway for detailed itinerary, using the MENU, above. Check out our newly-added ULTIMATE Canadian Bucket List

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:

Thunderstorm and Hail warning from Cypress Hills to Swift Current

(Posted:07/01/2019)

SK: Environment Canada is tracking a line of severe thunderstorms capable of producing very strong wind gusts, up to toonie size hail and heavy rain. This line stretches from Cypress Lake north to Hazlet and thunderstorms on the line are moving northeast at 35 km/h. Take cover immediately, if threatening weather approaches

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Severe Thunderstorms and HAIL in Ottawa and St Lawrence Valleys today

(Posted:06/29/2019)

ON/QU: Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts and large hail. Conditions are favourable for severe thunderstorms to develop in the afternoon and early this evening. The main threats will be damaging winds and nickel size hail. Large hail can damage property and cause injury. Strong wind gusts can toss loose objects, damage weak buildings, break branches off trees and overturn large vehicles.

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Snowfall warning for Jasper and Hinton along TCH Yellowhead #16, up to 10 cm

(Posted:06/20/2019)

AB: Snowfall with total amounts of about 10 cm is expected. Snow developed last night and will continue today and tonight over portions of Highway 93. Snowfall amounts of 10 cm are expected for the Icefield Parkway before snow tapers off Friday morning. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions.

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The Yellowhead Highway has re-OPENed at Edson, overnight

(Posted:05/20/2019)

AB: Smoke from a fast-spreading forest fire shut the highway down last night, but the #16 Yellowhead Highway, connecting Edmonton with Jasper has since re-opened.

TCH Yellowhead closed at Edson (west of Edmonton) due to Forest Fire

(Posted:05/19/2019)

AB: An out of control forest fire at Edson (just east of Jasper) has closed the Trans-Canada Yellowhead Route #16. This situation is very fluid and an earliest estimated time of opening (ETO) for Highway 16 is 8:00 am, Monday, May 20. As new information is received, updates will be provided. Detour via #2 to Calgary and #1 to Lake Louise

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Travel Articles

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

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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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Trans-Canada Highway Travelling ItinerariesTrans-Canada Highway Travelling Itineraries

the entire 7,821 km route broken into nice bite-sized drivable segments with details on what to expect, see, and do on each segment.(with over 3500 points!)

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Canadian Road Trip itineraries on TransCanadaHighway.com Canadian Road Trip itineraries on TransCanadaHighway.com

Over 40 detailed Trans-Canada Highway Travelling Itineraries for takint you coast to coast and to-from Toronto

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Rocks |and Minerals of CanadaRocks |and Minerals of Canada

infomation about landforms, landscapes, rocks, minerals. and fossils

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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:

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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Geography and GeoscapesGeography and Geoscapes

Great links about 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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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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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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Routes & Itineraries

Here are some featured segment itineraries along Trans Canada Highway:

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Ontario: #17 between Kenora and IgnaceOntario: #17 between Kenora and Ignace

ON: Here is the itinerary for the 246 km along Highway #17 between Kenora and Ignace

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Ontario: #17 between Ignace and Thunder BayOntario: #17 between Ignace and Thunder Bay

ON: Here is the itinerary for the 247 km along #17 between Ignace and Thunder Bay, via Kakabeka Falls

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Quebec: between Montreal and Quebec City-Levis (via Highway #40 |and #20)Quebec: between Montreal and Quebec City-Levis (via Highway #40 |and #20)

QC: Here is the itinerary for the 246 km along Highway #40 |and #20 between Montreal and Quebec City-Levis , via , via Drummondville

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Ontario: between Ottawa, Ontario and Montreal, Quebec via #417Ontario: between Ottawa, Ontario and Montreal, Quebec via #417

ON: Here is the itinerary for the 186 km along Ontario #417 and Quebec #40 between Ottawa, Ontario and Montreal, Quebec:

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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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Cities to Visit

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

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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Thunder Bay, Ontario Travel InfomationThunder Bay, Ontario Travel Infomation

ON: Thunder Bay is one of the world^s largest grain-handling ports,and jumping-off point for Northwest Ontario resorts and lodges

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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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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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Ottawa, Ontario Travel information Ottawa, Ontario Travel information

ON: Ottawa-Gatineau is the nation^s capital, and has lots of museums, parks and attractions of national significance and importance

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