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Weather Alerts & Highway Conditions

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

Greater Vancouver to get high wind gusts

(Posted:05/23/2017)

BC: A strong cold front will move across the South Coast late this afternoon and evening bringing strong winds and cooler temperatures in its wake. Westerly winds gusting to 70 km/h can be expected over exposed coastal sections behind the front. These winds will ease overnight as the front moves into the Interior.

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Central BC and Okanagan to get snowmelt and rain.

(Posted:05/23/2017)

BC: This warm spell will accelerate snowmelt and lead to rising rivers, possibly causing concerns related to flooding. This will be followed by a cool-down accompanied by strong winds gusting to 50 to 70 km/h tonight and Wednesday as a cold front moves across the province, bringing 5 to 10 mm of rain can be expected locally with the front. There is also a risk of thunderstorms.

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Rain and Some Snow for Alberta on Wednesday

(Posted:05/23/2017)

AB: An abrupt change in the weather is coming to most of Alberta tonight into Wednesday. Rain will move into west-central parts of the province on Tuesday night, moving to the Saskatchewan border by Wednesday evening. Rainfall amounts will be in the 30 to 40 mm range. The foothills and mountain parks to the west of Edmonton and Calgary may see the precipitation change over to snow Wednesday morning. Current indications are that some parts of these regions may receive in excess of 10 cm of snow.

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TCH #17 from White River to Sault Ste Marie expecting significant rainfall (75 mm)

(Posted:05/16/2017)

ON: Total rainfall amounts up to 75 mm possible by Thursday evening. Showers beginning this evening are expected to taper off before morning. However, rain will return Wednesday afternoon and last into Thursday evening and could be heavy at times. Rainfall amounts tonight and tomorrow are expected to be up to 20 mm with the highest rainfall amounts more likely Wednesday night and Thursday.

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Crowsnest Highway #3 from Hope to Alberta border expecting snow

(Posted:05/16/2017)

BC: A cold low pressure system moving across Washington State this evening continues to produce flurries at times heavy over some southern interior highway passes. Snowfall amounts will vary considerably this evening however rapid accumulations are possible in heavy flurries over higher elevations of the Coquihalla Highway, the Okanagan Connector and Highway 3. Weather in the mountains can change suddenly resulting in hazardous driving conditions.

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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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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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Travel Planning Tips and Links for the Trans-Canada Highway

Here is a summary of Trans-Canada Highway Travel Tips: Trip Information, Trip Information, What You Can See, Cycling and camping on yoiu rtrip

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Routes & Itineraries

Here are some featured segment itineraries along Trans Canada Highway:

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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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Newfoundland: along #1 between Clarenville and Whitbourne, NewfoundlandNewfoundland: along #1 between Clarenville and Whitbourne, Newfoundland

NL: Here is the itinerary for the 45 km along the #1 between Clarenville and Whitbourne, Newfoundland (access to the Agentia ferry to North Sydney, Nova Scotia):

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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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Toronto bypass: Toronto through Barrie, Orillia and to Parry Sound via #400Toronto bypass: Toronto through Barrie, Orillia and to Parry Sound via #400

ON: Here is the itinerary for the 219 km route along #400 and #69 from Toronto through Barrie, Orillia and to Parry Sound. This route continues with Parry Sound to Sudbury (which is on the Trans-Canada)

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New Brunswick: Highway #2 from Fredericton to Moncton, New BrunswickNew Brunswick: Highway #2 from Fredericton to Moncton, New Brunswick

NB: Here is the itinerary for the 187 km along Highway #2 from Fredericton to Moncton, via Grand lake, Sussex, and Fundy National park

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Cities to Visit

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

North Bay, Ontario Travel InformationNorth Bay, Ontario Travel Information

ON: North Bay is a city of 51,000 on the north shore of Lake Nipissing, and is the major commercial centre around Lake Nipissing,and gateway to Ontario^s Far North via Highway 11.

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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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Hope and Laidlaw, British Columbia Travel informationHope and Laidlaw, British Columbia Travel information

BC: The District of Hope, with its 6800 residents, is at the eastern end of the fertile Fraser Valley and is the gateway to the Lower Mainland.

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Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Travel InformationSaskatoon, Saskatchewan Travel Information

Sk: The city is magically wrapped around the South Saskatchewan River, which winds its way through the city. The town is home to the University of Saskatchewan

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Sudbury, Ontario Travel InformationSudbury, Ontario Travel Information

ON: Sudbury is the largest centre in northeastern Ontario, with 93,000 in the city itself, and 162,000 in the Regional Municipality. Sudbury is known as the Nickel City because of its nickel and copper mines.

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