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Approaching Rockies west of Calgary

COVID-19 Travellers' Update

We have posted informaiton on travel restrictions for travellers INTO Canada (imposed by the Government of Canada) and for travellers within Canada (imposed by each of the Provinces and Territories)

COVID-19 Travellers' Update

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:

BC Ferries cancels Lions Bay - Nanaimo sailings

(Posted:04/07/2020)

BC: BC Ferries has cancelled all sailings between Lions Bay (West Vancouver) and Nanaimo, due to COVID-19. All Vancouver Island departures are to/from Tsawwassen to both Swartz Bay (Victoria) and Duke Point (Nanaimo). From Trans-Canada Highway, take Exit 53 in Langley "USA Border/Ferry" and Highway 17, which bypasses urban areas of Vancouver. See current ferry schedule link:

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Snowfall warning along TCH east of Winnipeg to Falcon Lake

(Posted:04/03/2020)

MB: Snowfall warning east of Winnipeg to the Ontario border, with a long period of snowfall with 15 to 25 cm expected. A slow moving cold front will continue to bring significant snowfall to central and northern Manitoba over the next couple of days. In the south, snow will taper off from west to east throughout the day today. Around Whiteshell, expect a few more centimetres, and this evening around Berens River with 5 to 10 more centimetres likely.

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Freezing rain and snow along TCH#17 from Manitoba to Thunder bay

(Posted:04/03/2020)

ON: Snow along with sharply colder temperatures have moved in from Southern Manitoba. About 5 centimetres of snow is expected by the time the precipitation ends this evening. Areas close to Thunder Bay will experience some freezing rain, ice pellets, and snow later this evening, with snow persisting into the overnight hours. Ice accretion of a couple millimetres is possible on elevated surfaces. However, untreated highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may also become icy and slippery. Poor winter driving conditions are expected.

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Wind warning for Halifax Area of Nova Scotia

(Posted:04/03/2020)

NS: Wind warning (60-90 km/h)in effect for Halifax and along parts of the Atlantic coast of Nova Scotia ending early this evening. High winds may toss loose objects or cause tree branches to break.

Snowfall warning (20 to 25 cm) in effect Coquihalla #5 and TCH #1 through Fraser Canyon

(Posted:04/03/2020)

BC: Snowfall warning for Coquihalla Highway and TCH #1 through Fraser Canyon with 20 to 25 cm expected. Overnight 5 to 10 cm of snow has fallen and a further 10 to 15 cm of snow is possible by early this evening. Weather in the mountains can change suddenly resulting in hazardous driving conditions.

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Travel Articles

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

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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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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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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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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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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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Provinces to Visit

Here are some featured provinces along the Trans Canada Highway:

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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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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Geography and GeoscapesGeography and Geoscapes

Great links about different geoforms of Canada, and lots of great mapping links

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Newfoundland route of the Trans-Canada HighwayNewfoundland route of the Trans-Canada Highway

Details of the route and the attractions along the Trans-Canada Highway through the province of newfoundland and Lbrador, from Port aux Basques to Corner Brook, Grand Falls-Windsor, Gander, Clarenville, Whitbourne and St Johns

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Routes & Itineraries

Here are some featured segment itineraries along Trans Canada Highway:

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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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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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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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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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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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Cities to Visit

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

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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Calgary, Alberta travel InformationCalgary, Alberta travel Information

AB: Calgary is a vibrant city of 1,200,000, located within breathtaking sight of the Rockies, Calgary is the head office city for Canada^s \oil patch\, and home to the Famous Calgary Stampede, held every July.

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White River Travel InformationWhite River Travel Information

ON: White River is known for the birthplace of A.A. Milne^s famous \Winnie the Pooh\. The

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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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Oshawa, Ontario Travel InformationOshawa, Ontario Travel Information

ON: Located on the Kingston Road, by the mid 1800s the community attracted farming implement and carriage works, which became auto assembly for Buick and the Chevrolet and became General Motors Canada.

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