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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.

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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:

Hwy. 1 to close west of Revelstoke Sunday night between 5 p.m. and 10 p.m

(Posted:02/18/2018)

BC: The Trans-Canada Highway will be closed west of Revelstoke for five hours Sunday night. The closure is to allow crews to clean up avalanche debris 19.6 km west of Revelstoke. Expect 20 minute delays between 5 p.m. and 10 p.m.

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Poor Visibility along TCH #1 and #16

(Posted:02/14/2018)

MB: An arctic cold front pushing southward through southern Manitoba will bring gusty winds and poor visibilities in snow and blowing snow this evening. Visibilities may drop very suddenly with the passage of this cold front. Poor visibilities should last for a few hours and then improve as the winds diminish behind this cold front. Poor visibilities may last into the morning hours in the southern Red River Valley, closest to the American border.

Snowfall Warning from Banff to Crowsnest Pass, affecting TCH #1, #3

(Posted:02/14/2018)

AB: Snowfall, at times heavy, will continue to push southwestward along the foothills and higher terrain this evening. Northerly winds of 30 gusting to 70 km/h at times will continue to cause reduced visibility in blowing snow this evening. By the time the snow tapers off Thursday morning 10 to 20 cm can be expected. In the Pincher Creek and Cardston regions strong westerly winds gusting to 80 km/h will develop Thursday evening. These winds combined with this heavy snowfall will give reduced visibility in blowing snow.

Rain followed by snow across Maritimes

(Posted:02/10/2018)

NB/NS: Snow will spread across New Brunswick this morning then change to rain during the late morning and afternoon over parts of central, and southern regions of the province. The rain will change back to snow over central and southeastern areas on Sunday while remaining as rain along the Fundy coast. Rainfall amounts ranging from 25 to 50 millimetres are expected by Sunday with the highest accumulation expected for communities along the Bay of Fundy.

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Freezing rain around Montreal and St Lawrence Valley

(Posted:02/10/2018)

ON-QC: An amount of 2 to 5 mm of freezing precipitation is expected over these areas. Freezing rain is expected to develop near midday Sunday over areas near the American Border and should reach the Montréal, North shore and Centre-du-quebec areas later in the afternoon. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery

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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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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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Rocks |and Minerals of CanadaRocks |and Minerals of Canada

infomation about landforms, landscapes, rocks, minerals. and fossils

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updated our Provincial Forestry Resourcesupdated our Provincial Forestry Resources

including Forest Map, Forest Fire information, Forest biodiversity, Maple Syrup Industry, and Canada^s Boreal Forests

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Provinces to Visit

Here are some featured provinces along the Trans Canada Highway:

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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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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Geography |and GeoscapesGeography |and Geoscapes

Great links b out different geoforms of Canada, and lots of great mapping links

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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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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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Routes & Itineraries

Here are some featured segment itineraries along Trans Canada Highway:

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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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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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BC Highway #1 between Kamloops and RevelstokeBC Highway #1 between Kamloops and Revelstoke

BC: Here is the itinerary for the 219 km along the #1 between Kamloops and Revelstoke, via Salmon Arm and Sicamous

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PEI: from Moncton, NB  to Charlottetown, via Confederation BridgePEI: from Moncton, NB to Charlottetown, via Confederation Bridge

PE: Here is the itinerary for the 168 km from Moncton, NB over the Confederation Bridge between Cape Tourmantine, NB and Borden-Carleton, PEI to Charlottetown

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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:

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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Ottawa, Ontario Travel information Ottawa, Ontario Travel information

ON: Ottawa-Gatineau is the nation^s capital, and has lots of museums, parks and attractions of national significance and importance

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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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Oshawa, Ontario Travel Information

ON: Located on the Kingston Road, by the mid 1800s the community attracted farming implement and carriage works, which became auto assembly for Buick and the Chevrolet and became General Motors Canada.

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Sault Ste Marie, Ontario Travel InformationSault Ste Marie, Ontario Travel Information

ON: Sault Ste Marie (pronounced \sue saint marie\) is on the St Mary;s River between the two largest Great Lakes: Lake Huron and Lake Superior.

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