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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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Weather Alerts & Highway Conditions

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

Snowfall of 15 to 30 cm expected in north-central Newfoundland


NL: Rain is forecast to change to snow this evening and will become heavy overnight, and taper to flurries Thursday morning, and end by afternoon. Typically with late season snowfalls, accumulations are highly variable from one area to another depending on elevation and proximity to the coast. As a result, there is potential for amounts to exceed 30 cm over some higher elevations while less snow at lower elevations . Heaviest snow between Grand Falls-Windsor and Bonivista

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Trans-Canada #2 closed between Fredericton & Moncton, at Jemseg, due to flooding



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Rain (10-20 mm) expected across central New Brunswick


NB: Rain is forecast to spread across New Brunswick tonight, accompanied with thundershowers over some areas. Heaviest along a swath from the northwestern corner of the province through central and southeastern New Brunswick with 10 to 20 mm forecast by morning, with some localized higher downpours. Conditions are expected to improve from northwest to southeast overnight into early Thursday.

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Heavy rain (25-40 mm) is expected along St Lawrence and Quebec C9ity


QC: Rainfall amounts from 25 to 40 mm is expected locally over these areas today. The ground, already near saturation, has little ability to absorb further rainfall. Localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible. Don't approach washouts near rivers, creeks and culverts.

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Mixed weather & snow across Newfoundland this weekend


NL: A low pressure system will approach from the southwest today and then cross southeastern Newfoundland on Friday night. Snow and rain will spread northward across the Island ahead of this system tonight and continue on Friday. Precipitation is expected to fall mainly as snow in western and central Newfoundland with accumulations of 10 to 15 cm for most areas by Saturday morning. The remainder of the Island will likely see a brief period of snow changing to or mixing with rain, with a risk of freezing rain.

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Travel Articles

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

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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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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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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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Craft Breweries |and Wineries across CanadaCraft Breweries |and Wineries across Canada

listing and linsk to hundreds of craft breweries, wineries, craft distilleries and brew pubs coast to coast

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Provinces to Visit

Here are some featured provinces along the Trans Canada Highway:

Geography and GeoscapesGeography and Geoscapes

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

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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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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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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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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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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 between Marathon and WawaOntario: #17 between Marathon and Wawa

ON: Here is the itinerary of the 180 km along #17 between Marathon and Wawa, via White River and Pukaskwa 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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BC Trans-Canada Highway Route: the #1 highway between Victoria and NanaimoBC Trans-Canada Highway Route: the #1 highway between Victoria and Nanaimo

BC: Here is the itinerary for the 142 km along the #1 highway between Victoria and Nanaimo (heading eastbound on the Trans-Canada):

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Manitoba: Manitoba #1 and the Ontario #17 between Winnipeg, Manitoba and Kenora, OntarioManitoba: Manitoba #1 and the Ontario #17 between Winnipeg, Manitoba and Kenora, Ontario

MB: Here is the itinerary for the 207 km along the Manitoba #1 and the Ontario #17 between Winnipeg, Manitoba and Kenora, Ontario:, via Falcon Lake

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Cities to Visit

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

Quebec City, Quebec Travel informationQuebec City, Quebec Travel information

QC: Visit this 400 year old city with a fortress overlooking the mighty St Lawrence

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Pembroke, Ontario Travel InformationPembroke, Ontario Travel Information

ON: Pembroke is the largest in the Upper Ottawa Valley, once surrounded by forests, and was a centre of the timber trade. Pembroke was the first community in Canada with electric street lights powered by the adjacent the hydro-electric plant

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Toronto, Ontario Travel InformationToronto, Ontario Travel Information

ON: Toronto is not only Canada^s business and head office capital, but Toronto it is a shopper^s paradise.

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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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Vancouver, British Columbia Travel informationVancouver, British Columbia Travel information

BC: Vancouver is nestled around the eastern end of Burrard Inlet, a natural deepwater harbour, and the mouth of the huge Fraser River

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