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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:

Snowfall (5-10 cm) for Nova Scotia

(Posted:02/13/2020)

NS: Periods of snow today followed by a drop in temperatures for Friday. Further snowfall: 5 to 10 cm across all of Nova Scotia. Late this morning to this evening.

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Extreme Cold Warning along TCH #17 and #11 from Manitoba border to Sault Ste Marie and Chapleau

(Posted:02/13/2020)

ON: Bitterly cold wind chills near minus 40 are expected this morning. Conditions will moderate somewhat during the day today. However, northern areas, including Kapuskasing - Hearst, and Fraserdale - Pledger Lake can expect wind chill values near minus 40 once again tonight night into Friday morning. Keep emergency supplies in your vehicle such as extra blankets and jumper cables.

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Extreme Cold along TCH #1 and #16 in Saskatchewan and Manitoba

(Posted:02/13/2020)

SK/MB: Extreme wind chill values of -40 to -45 are being reported across areas of the southern Prairies this morning. These extreme wind chill values will moderate later this morning. Watch for cold related symptoms: shortness of breath, chest pain, muscle pain and weakness, numbness and colour change in fingers and toes. Cover up. Frostbite can develop within minutes on exposed skin, especially with wind chill.

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TCH Yellowhead Route shutdown SE of Saskatooon

(Posted:02/06/2020)

SK: TCH #I6 Yellowhead Route shutdown due to fiery train derailment, that happened at 6 am this morning, 100 km southeast of Saskatoon

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Snow (15-25 cm) along St Lawrence is expected Thursday and Friday.

(Posted:02/04/2020)

QC: Snow will begin over Southern Quebec Thursday morning and will affect Eastern Quebec Friday. Total snowfall accumulations between 15 and 25 centimetres are expected. Blowing snow is also forecast for some areas of the Lower St Lawrence region and the Gaspé Peninsula.

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Travel Articles

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

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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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Lakes |and Oceans of Canada

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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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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:

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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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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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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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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Routes & Itineraries

Here are some featured segment itineraries along Trans Canada Highway:

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Saskatchewan: #1 between Regina, Saskatchewan and Brandon, ManitobaSaskatchewan: #1 between Regina, Saskatchewan and Brandon, Manitoba

SK: Here is the itinerary for the 363 km along Highway #1 between Regina, Saskatchewan and Brandon, Manitoba

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Toronto bypass: Parry Sound to Sudbury, via Route 69/400Toronto bypass: Parry Sound to Sudbury, via Route 69/400

ON: Here is the itinerary for the 153 km route along Route 69 from Parry Sound to Sudbury (a continuation of the route from Toronto to Parry Sound):

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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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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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Cities to Visit

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

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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Lake Chestermere, Alberta travel informationLake Chestermere, Alberta travel information

AB: Lake Chestermere^s lake is fed by an irrigation canal from the Bow River, from the weir just below the Calgary Zoo. The lake is popular for sailing, windsurfing, water skiing, and fishing.

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Victoria, British Columbia Travel informationVictoria, British Columbia Travel information

BC: Victoria is located on the Southern tip of Vancouver Island, and is the capital of British Columbia.

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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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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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