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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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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:

TCH has re-opened West of Winnipeg

(Posted:10/12/2019)

MB: the TCH #! has re-opened west of Winnipeg, though there is an incident at Portage la Parries. Portage la Prairie bypass remains closed, Use PTH 1A.

TCH #1 Headlingly to Brandon remains closed

(Posted:10/12/2019)

MB: TCH Yellowhead route #16 west of Portage remains open

Severe winter weather along TCH #1 in Manitoba

(Posted:10/12/2019)

SK: As of early this morning much of southern Manitoba remains under a winter storm warnign with snowfall accumulations of 40-60 cm and many highways remain closed. Widespread power outages continue to plague the region with significant numbers of downed or damaged trees. The low pressure system will remain more or less stationary and hence snowfall and strong winds will continue, with further accumulations ranging from 5 to 15 cm over the course of the day.

Winter Storm with 20-40 cm between TCH #16 and CH #1

(Posted:09/29/2019)

SK: Snow and blowing snow will continue in these regions this evening, with conditions gradually improving from south to north overnight and Monday morning. Expect very poor travel conditions in these areas with the possibility of localized whiteouts. Total accumulations in the hardest-hit regions will likely end up in the 20 to 40 cm range.

Snow up to 60 cm along TCH #1 in southern Alberta

(Posted:09/28/2019)

AB: A pacific weather system will continue to bring heavy snow to southern Alberta overnight tonight. Strong easterly winds will combine with the falling snow to produce reduced visibilities in blowing snow. The winds should ease up later this evening. Total snowfall accumulations are expected to be between 20 to 40 centimetres before the snow ends on Monday. Higher amounts approaching 60 cm are possible near the international border.

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Travel Articles

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

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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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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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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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To and From Toronto, Ontario and the Trans-Canada HighwayTo and From Toronto, Ontario and the Trans-Canada Highway

ON: T.O. is NOT on the TCH! Overview of the different Trans-Canada routes through Ontario and getting to/from Toronto for the north or from the east

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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:

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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Ontario routes of the Trans-Canada Highway Ontario routes of the Trans-Canada Highway

Details of the route and the attractions along the Trans-Canada Highway through the province of Ontario, inlcuding Ottawa, Sudbury, Sault Ste Marie, ThunderBay, and detour to /from Toronto

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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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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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Routes & Itineraries

Here are some featured segment itineraries along Trans Canada Highway:

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Saskatchewan: #1 between Medicine Hat, AB and Swift CurrentSaskatchewan: #1 between Medicine Hat, AB and Swift Current

SK: Here is the itinerary for the 223 km along the #1 highway, between Medicine Hat, Alberta and Swift Current, Saskatchewan:

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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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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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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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Toronto bypass: from Toronto to Kingston along Highway 401Toronto bypass: from Toronto to Kingston along Highway 401

ON: Here is the itinerary for the 309 km from Toronto to Kingston along Highway 401, also known as the Macdonald-Cartier Freeway (Continuing with segment from Kingston to Montreal),

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Cities to Visit

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

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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Montreal, Quebec Travel information Montreal, Quebec Travel information

QC: Visit this charming 400 year old island city in the St Lawrence

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Mattawa, Ontario Travel InformationMattawa, Ontario Travel Information

ON: This 3,000 resident community lies at the junction of the Ottawa and the Mattawa rivers. The name is the Ojibway phrase for \meeting of the waters.\

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Fredericton, New Brunswick Travel InformationFredericton, New Brunswick Travel Information

NB: Fredericton is the capital city of New Brunswick, with a population of 81,000, and lies on the St. John River, and the Trans-Canada Highway, only 100 km from the US border.

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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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