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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

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


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


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

Severe winter weather along TCH #1 in Manitoba


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


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


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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updated the Rules For RVs in Canada on TransCanadaHighway.comupdated the Rules For RVs in Canada on TransCanadaHighway.com

with the common driving laws and rules affecting camping and RVs across Canada:

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Top \Must See\ Attractions along the wayTop "Must See" Attractions along the way

Our itineraries have many, many features detailed along the way (with links to local community pages, with even more detail!), and our highway history points

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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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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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Flora of Canada DatabasesFlora of Canada Databases

informatio about plants, house plants, garden plants, wildflower, poisonous plants, and medicinal plants

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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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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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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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Geography and GeoscapesGeography and Geoscapes

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

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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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BC Highway #1 Horseshoe Bay (West Vancouver) and HopeBC Highway #1 Horseshoe Bay (West Vancouver) and Hope

Here is the itinerary for the 171 km along the #1 highway between Lions Bay (West Vancouver) and Hope, via Vancouver, Burnaby, Langley, Abbotsford and Chilliwack

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Ontario: #17 between Kenora and IgnaceOntario: #17 between Kenora and Ignace

ON: Here is the itinerary for the 246 km along Highway #17 between Kenora and Ignace

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Quebec: between Quebec City-Levis and Riviere du Loup via #20Quebec: between Quebec City-Levis and Riviere du Loup via #20

QC: Here is the itinerary for the 201 km along Highway #20 between Quebec City-Levis and Riviere du Loup: , via Lislet, Saint-Jean-Port-Joli, Kamourasks

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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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Cities to Visit

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

St. John^s Travel InformationSt. John^s Travel Information

NL: St. John^s is the most easterly port and oldest City in North America, and the capital of Newfoundland

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Hamilton, Ontario travel informationHamilton, Ontario travel information

ON: Nestled in the heart of the Golden Horseshoe\ against the Niagara Escarpment, and has long been known as a Steel Town.

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Regina, Saskatchewan Travel InformationRegina, Saskatchewan Travel Information

SK: Regina has a dam across Wascana Creek creating the Wascana Centre parkland around which many of Regina^s features are built, including the Legislature, an Arts Centre, the Royal Saskatchewan Museum, and the Science Centre.

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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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Charlottetown, PEI Travel InformationCharlottetown, PEI Travel Information

PE: Charlottetown is nationally recognized as the \Birthplace of Confederation\,and is close to the province^s beaches and many historical sites.

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