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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

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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

(Posted:08/13/2017)

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

(Posted:07/25/2017)

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

(Posted:07/25/2017)

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)

(Posted:07/24/2017)

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

(Posted:07/24/2017)

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

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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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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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 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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Flora |and Forests of CanadaFlora |and Forests of Canada

information about flower plants, forest trees and species, provincial resources, and environmental groups

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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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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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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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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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Manitoba: Highway #1 between Brandon and Winnipeg, ManitobaManitoba: Highway #1 between Brandon and Winnipeg, Manitoba

MB: Here is the itinerary for the 219 km along Highway #1 between Brandon and Winnipeg, Manitoba, via Portage la Prairie

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Quebec: between Montreal and Quebec City-Levis (via Highway #40 |and #20)Quebec: between Montreal and Quebec City-Levis (via Highway #40 |and #20)

QC: Here is the itinerary for the 246 km along Highway #40 |and #20 between Montreal and Quebec City-Levis , via , via Drummondville

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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