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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:

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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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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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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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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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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Provinces to Visit

Here are some featured provinces along the Trans Canada Highway:

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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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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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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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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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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Routes & Itineraries

Here are some featured segment itineraries along Trans Canada Highway:

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Toronto bypass: between Kingston and Montreal along Ontario #401 |and Quebec #20Toronto bypass: between Kingston and Montreal along Ontario #401 |and Quebec #20

ON: Here is the itinerary for the 248 km from Kingston to Montreal along Ontario Highway 401, and Quebec Autoroute 20, known as the Macdonald-Cartier Freeway, to continue into Montreal on #40, the Trans-Canada Highway

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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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PEI: Charlottetown to Woods Island, via the Ferry to New Glasgow, Nova ScotiaPEI: Charlottetown to Woods Island, via the Ferry to New Glasgow, Nova Scotia

PE: Here is the itinerary for the 84 kilometres (driving) along Route 1 from Charlottetown to Woods Island, via the Ferry to Pictou, Nova Scotia and via Route 108 to nearby New Glasgow:

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Newfoundland: #1 between Whitbourne and St Johns, NewfoundlandNewfoundland: #1 between Whitbourne and St Johns, Newfoundland

NL: Here is the itinerary for the 100 km along the #1 between Whitbourne and St Johns, Newfoundland

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Ontario: #17 between Thunder Bay and MarathonOntario: #17 between Thunder Bay and Marathon

Here is the itinerary for the 289 km along Highway #17 between Thunder Bay and Marathon, via Nipigon and Terrace Bay

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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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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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Kenora, Ontario Travel InformationKenora, Ontario Travel Information

ON: Situated on the North Shore of the Lake of Woods, Kenora is known for great fishing, hunting and boating.

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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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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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