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Appraching 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.

Trans-Canada Highway Construction News, Weather Conditions and Feature Stories


Weather Alerts & Highway Conditions

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

Extreme Heat warning (to 30C) east of Highway 2 from Wetaskawin south to Brooks


AB: A period with maximum daily temperatures reaching 29C or above and minimum overnight temperatures near 14C or above is expected to last until tonight. Residents of and visitors to the above warned regions are advised to take the following precautions to protect themselves, their families and their neighbours:

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Some highways re-opened in BC Interior


BC: Highway 5, between Kamloops and Valemont BC & Jasper AB is now open Highway 99 has RE-OPENED between Whistler & Cache Creek as well. Highway 97 has been RE-OPENED from 100 Mile House south to Cache Creek. Highway 97 still closed between Williams Lake (on TCH #16 Yellowhead Highway) and Lac La Hache, north of 100 Mile House, due to forest fires near the highway.

New condo laws target boards and directors


ON: Problems with condo board governance exposed by CBC Toronto addressed in new Ontario consumer protection laws

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Severe Rainfall across southern Ottawa Valley and eastern Ontario (30-100 mm)


ON: Extremely heavy rain is expected. A significant rainfall event ends tonight. A slow moving disturbance moving across Eastern Ontario continues to generate significant rainfall amounts over much of Eastern Ontario. Most areas will receive an additional 5 to 15 mm of rain although a few embedded thunderstorms could produce local amounts to 30 mm. This additional rainfall will result in widespread total rainfall amounts of 50 to 100 mm over portions of Eastern Ontario with a few locations approaching 200 mm.

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Severe Thunderstrom Watch for most of Manitoba


MB: Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts, large hail and heavy rain. A cold front tracking eastward from Saskatchewan is expected to trigger thunderstorms late this afternoon into the evening over portions of Southern Manitoba. Affecting TCH #1 and #16 across most of Manitoba, west of Winnipeg.

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Travel Articles

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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 Attractions along the Trans-Canada HighwayTop Attractions along the Trans-Canada Highway

From Signal Hill to Stanley park, the best attractions (and not tourist traps) along the way

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Flora of Canada DatabasesFlora of Canada Databases

informatio about plants, house plants, garden plants, wildflower, poisonous plants, and medicinal plants

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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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Rocks |and Minerals of CanadaRocks |and Minerals of Canada

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

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Provinces to Visit

Here are some featured provinces along the Trans Canada Highway:

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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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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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 b out different geoforms of Canada, and lots of great mapping links

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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 Wawa and Sault Ste MarieOntario: #17 between Wawa and Sault Ste Marie

ON: Here is the itinerary for the 224 km along #17 between Wawa and Sault Ste Marie, via Lake Superior Provincial Park and Agawa Canyon

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BC Highway #1 between Revelstoke, BC and Lake Louise, ABBC Highway #1 between Revelstoke, BC and Lake Louise, AB

BC: Here is the itinerary for the 220 km along the #1 between Revelstoke, BC and Lake Louise, AB, via Golden and Yoho National Park

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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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Alberta #1 between Calgary and Medicine HatAlberta #1 between Calgary and Medicine Hat

AB: Here is the itinerary for the 284 km along Highway #1 between Calgary and Medicine Hat: via Lake Chestermere, Strathmore, Gleichen and Brooks

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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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Cities to Visit

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

Oshawa, 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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Barrie, Ontario Travel infrmationBarrie, Ontario Travel infrmation

ON: Barrie is a small attractive city with swimmable beaches and scenic waterfront along Lake Simcoe.

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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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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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Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan Travel InformationMoose Jaw, Saskatchewan Travel Information

Sk: In the 1920^s the towns tunnels made Moose Jaw a stoping point during the Porhibition, and since then it has become home to the Snowbirds, the Canadian Air Force’s aerobatics team.

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