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

TCH #1 reopened at Cache Creek, west of Kamloops

(Posted:07/19/2017)
BC: Trans-Canada Highway 1 APPEARS RE-OPENED at Cache Creek, west of Kamloops. However, Highway 97 north to Clinton is closed to all but emergency vehicles. Highway 97C South is undergoing electrical maintenance, so expect delays. Travel via Coquihalla #5 will be faster and avoid travel through heavily fire-damaged areas.

Highway 5 between Kamloops & Highway 16 remains closed.

(Posted:07/19/2017)
BC: Highway 5 between Kamloops and Yellowhead Highway #16 REMAINS RESTRICTED to emergency vehicles. Only Emergency Extraordinary loads (with special approval permit) permitted. Recommended Detour for travel to from Edmonton, Northern BC, and Alaska, , Trans- Canada #1 to Calgary,. #2 north to Edmonton, and then Alaska Highway northwest from Edmonton.

Forest Fire visible from TCH inside Glacier National Park

(Posted:07/19/2017)
BC: Just west of Kinbassett Lake and N of the Trans-Canada #1 (and just inside Glacier National Park) is the Mountain Creek fire, caused by lightening. It is about 5 km from highway, and not threatening the highway. AB: along TCH #1 near Sunshine Village turnoff, you can see smoke form Verdant Creek, fire, inside BC, and about 20 km for Trans-Canada. Restrictions on access to back- country hiking trails have been imposed.

Severe Thunderstorm Alert from Edmunston to Fredericton

(Posted:07/16/2017)
NB: Conditions are favourable for the development of dangerous thunderstorms that may be capable of producing damaging wind gusts, large hail and torrential rain. A warm and humid air mass will prevail over the region today. A cold front approaching from the St. Lawrence valley will trigger thunderstorms, and some of these may become very strong. Intense lightning is likely with any thunderstorm that develops. Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads.
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Bridge Maintenance Highway 1 at Alexandria Bridge, between Spuzzum & Hells Gate

(Posted:05/16/2017)
BC: Both directions - Bridge deck rehabilitation and seismic safety retrofit on Highway 1 in both directions 3 km north of Spuzzum at the Alexandria Bridge. Construction will be in effect 24 hours a day from 23/05/2017 through 31/10/2017.

TCH #1 Construction PLANNED IN SEPT from Lytton to Jackass Mountain Summit

(Posted:09/05/2017)
BC: Highway 1 Westbound - Construction from Lytton North Access to Jackass Mountain Summit (elev. 361 metres) (17.3 km),

TCH closed from Savona (W of Kamloops) to Ashcroft

(Posted:07/16/2017)
BC: Forest Fire has closed Highway 1 Westbound - Hwy 1 westbound is closed 4 km west of Savona because of Forest Fire for all traffic destined for Cache Creek. Detour not available. Recommended Detour: Coquihalla Highway (can take Highway 8 to SPence's Bridge)

TCH Construction on Highway 1 east of SIcamous

(Posted:07/16/2017)
BC: Construction 30 km east of Sicamous 7:00 am to 7:00 pm Mon-Sat through Oct 21. The road is reduced to single lane alternating traffic.

Bridge refurbishment on Crowsnest Highway #3 near Frank Slide

(Posted:06/16/2017)
AB: Bridge rehabilitation carrying Highway 3 over the Crowsnest River, near the Community of Frank. Speed reduced to 50 km/h. One 4.0m lane open. The contractor may use flagmen at times and have equipment on the roadway reducing the traffic to a single lane causing delays.

Bridge refurbishment on Highway 11/17 Kaministiquia River Bridge, west of Thunder Bay

(Posted:09/16/2016)
ON: Highway 11/17 Kaministiquia River Bridge at Kakabeka Falls, 0.20 kilometres east of Highway 590. Expect delays up to 10 minutes.Occasional single lane reductions. Effective lane width west-bound lane is 3.5 metres. Effective lane width east-bound lane is 3.5 metres.

Paving on #17 for 16.80 km, near Pass Lake, E of Thunder Bay

(Posted:05/16/2017)
ON: From 5.0 kilometres west of Highway 587, easterly for 6.6 kilometres. Expect delays up to 15 minutes.

Construction on Gravel River Bridge 44.5 kilometres E of Nipigon

(Posted:08/16/2017)
ON: Highway 17 – Gravel River Bridge 44.5 kilometres E of South junction Highway 11/17. Expect delays up to 5 minutes.Reduced to single lane controlled by traffic signals. Speed limit reduced to 50 kilometres per hour. Effective lane width 4.5 metres. Height reduced at traffic signals.

Roadwork in MOntreal area on A-720 between Turcot Interchange and Ville-Marie Tunnel

(Posted:07/14/2017)
QC: Direction: EASTBOUND Duration: From July 14, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. to July 17, 2017 at 5 a.m. Detour: A-15 SUD et A-10 OUEST (Bonaventure)

Accident on Route 185 from RIviere du Loup to NB Broder

(Posted:07/16/2017)
QC: reported at 11:43 am

Windy & Unsettled weather in BC Interior

(Posted:07/16/2017)
BC: A cold front pushing southward, moved past Williams Lake and 100 MIle House last night. Gusty northerly winds developed in its wake. The front will weaken today as it continues southward. However, unsettled conditions in its wake will produce gusty westerly winds this afternoon across most Interior regions. Scattered thunderstorms are also expected to develop across much of the Central Interior today. Brief showers with strong wind gusts to 70 km/h are possible near thunderstorms as far south as the 100 Mile House, North Thompson and Shuswap regions.
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Severe thunderstorm warning along TCH from Edmunston to Woodstock

(Posted:07/16/2017)
NB: Conditions are favourable for the development of dangerous thunderstorms that may be capable of producing damaging wind gusts, large hail and torrential rain. A warm and humid air mass will prevail over the region today. A cold front approaching from the St. Lawrence valley will trigger thunderstorms, and some of these may become very strong. Intense lightning is likely with any thunderstorm that develops. Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads
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Heat warning for TCH in eastern Alberta & Medicine Hat

(Posted:07/16/2017)
AB: A period with maximum daily temperatures reaching near 32C or above is expected to last through Monday morning. Residents of and visitors to these regions are advised to take the following precautions to protect themselves, their families and their neighbours: - Consider rescheduling outdoor activities to cooler hours of the day.
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Terra Nova National Park construction: Parks Canada

(Posted:07/12/2017)
NL: Parks Canada is advising the public construction work remains ongoing on the Trans-Canada Highway within Terra Nova National Park. Current work involves the removal and replacement of paved road shoulders. As well, installation of thirteen climbing lanes on the TCH in the park is being done this summer and won’t be completed until late this fall.
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More rain along Trans-Canada from Kenora to Thunder Bay

(Posted:07/12/2017)
ON: An additional 10 to 15 mm of rain today. Rain at times heavy is expected to continue this morning and into this afternoon. Rainfall amounts of 98 mm have been reported at Kenora Airport, and 42.7 mm at Dryden since early Tuesday morning. Most areas are expected to see an additional 10 to 15 mm of rain by this evening.
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Construction along TCH 6 km from Alberta-BC border

(Posted:07/10/2017)
BC: Construction Highway 1 Both directions - Parks Canada is twinning 6 km of highway, from the BC/Alberta border extending 6 km westward. Working hours 6 am to 9 pm, seven days a week, from April 18 until September 23, 2017. Speed reduced to 60 km/h in work zone

Severe Thunderstorm watch along Crowsnest #3 from Pincher Creek to Lethbridge

(Posted:07/10/2017)
AB: a severe thunderstorm capable of producing up to toonie size hail and heavy rain. This thunderstorm is located 40 km northwest of Furman and is moving slowly to the east. Lightning kills and injures Canadians every year. Remember, when thunder roars, go indoors!
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Thunderstorm warning form Saskatoon to Regina to SE Saskatchewan

(Posted:07/10/2017)
SK: a line of dangerous thunderstorms capable of producing very strong wind gusts, golf ball to tennis ball size hail and heavy rain. This line stretches from Montmartre south to the international border. The strongest cell is near Halbrite and is likely producing the largest hail. Thunderstorms on the line are moving northeast at 30 km/h. Take cover immediately, if threatening weather approaches. Very large hail can damage property, break windows, dent vehicles and cause serious injury.
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Severe thunderstorm watches and warnings in Calgary, Edmonton, and east of Highway 2

(Posted:07/09/2017)
AB: Conditions are favourable for the development of dangerous thunderstorms that may be capable of producing damaging wind gusts, damaging hail and heavy rain. Severe thunderstorms are expected to develop this afternoon over parts of Alberta. There is the potential for some of these storms to produce a tornado. If conditions throughout the day become increasingly favourable for tornado development, some of these watches may be upgraded to a tornado watch (Drayton Valley-Devon). Thunderstorm watches may expand to the south and east this afternoon as storms develop.
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TCH continues to be closed Cache Creek to Cache Creek, also west of Savona

(Posted:07/09/2017)
BC: Long distance travellers should take Coquihalla instead. (Highway 99, north form Whistler) is closed at Cache Creek as well. Highway 1 Westbound - Closed 4 km west of Savona because of Forest Fire. Detour not available. No estimated time of opening; assessment ongoing. Next update at 8:00 am Monday,

Fog advisory along southern coast, with near zero visibility

(Posted:07/09/2017)
NL: Dense fog will persist through the night along the south coast of Newfoundland. Conditions are expected to improve for most regions on Monday as drier air moves in from the west, but fog is likely to continue into Tuesday along the southern coast of the Avalon Peninsula. If travelling, be prepared for areas of near- zero visibility.
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High heat warning for most of Alberta, east of the foothills and mountains

(Posted:07/09/2017)
AB: A long period with maximum daily temperatures reaching near 29C or above and minimum overnight temperatures near 14C continues. There will be some relief from the heat on Monday. - Drink plenty of water and other non- alcoholic, non-caffeinated beverages to stay hydrated. - Do not leave any person or pet inside a closed vehicle, for any length of time.
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poor air quality in BC interior fro Prince George south to US border

(Posted:07/09/2017)
BC: Smoke is causing poor air quality and reducing visibility. Smoke is expected or occurring. The Ministry of Environment, in collaboration with the Interior Health Authority, has issued a Smoky Skies Advisory for the Cariboo, Thompson, Shuswap, Okanagan, Similkameen, Fraser Canyon and Nicola regions because of forest fire smoke that is covering the area. Smoke concentrations will vary widely as winds, fire behaviour and temperatures change.
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B.C. declares a province-wide state of emergency in fight against wildfires

(Posted:07/08/2017)
BC: A province-wide state of emergency has been declared in British Columbia after dozens of new wildfires broke out on Friday, destroying buildings and forcing thousands of people from their homes. Transportation Minister Todd Stone describes the situation as urgent and says the “extraordinary step” of declaring an emergency was necessary to co-ordinate the crisis response and ensure public safety. The last time the province declared a state of emergency was in 2003.
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Road maintenance on east side of Glacier National Park causing delays

(Posted:07/07/2017)
BC: Affecting Highway 1 in both directions - Parks Canada is undertaking roadway rehabilitation and slope stabilization work in Glacier National Park on a 10 km section of highway from the East Boundary to Beaver Bridge, July 4 - late October, Monday - Friday from 5 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Forest fire closes Highway 1` and 97C near Ashcroft & Cache Creek

(Posted:07/07/2017)
BC: Forest Fire Highway 1 Both directions - Closed in both directions from Ashcroft to Cache Creek (9.4 km) because of Forest Fire. Updated on Fri Jul 7 at 1:17 pm PDT. Forest Fire Highway 97C Both directions - Closed in both directions at Ashcroft because of Forest Fire. Updated on Fri Jul 7 at 12:59 pm PDT.
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Heat warning along TCH from Calgary to Medicine Hat

(Posted:07/05/2017)
AB: A long period with maximum daily temperatures reaching near 29C or above and minimum overnight temperatures near 14C will continue. This is forecast to be an unusually long duration high temperature event. Highest temperatures are forecast for late this week as highs may reach into the mid thirties.
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It's a Canada Day miracle: Gas prices at 7-year low for holiday weekend

(Posted:06/29/2017)
Canada: lowest long weekend gas prices in seven years: Time to take that CANADA!50 road trip?
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Extreme Thunderstorm warning along TCH #1

(Posted:06/27/2017)
AB: from Airdrie to Lake Chestermere and east to Strathmore, Brooks, and Medicine Hat. This thunderstorm is located near Rosemary and is moving southeastward at 50 km/h. Remember, severe thunderstorms can produce tornadoes. Lightning kills and injures Canadians every year. Remember, when thunder roars, go indoors!
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Severe Thunderstorm watch along TCH from Kenora to Thunder Bay

(Posted:06/10/2017)
ON: meteorologists are tracking a severe thunderstorm capable of producing strong wind gusts, nickel to ping pong ball size hail and heavy rain. A severe thunderstorm will continue moving eastward from Atikokan and weaken over the next hour. This storm may produce damaging hail. Take cover immediately, if threatening weather approaches.
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TCH closed 25 km west of Revelstoke

(Posted:06/09/2017)
BC: Closed in both directions 25 km west of Revelstoke to Sicamous because of Wash Out. No estimated time opening. Geotech engineer on site. Assessment in progress. Alternate route via Highway 23 and Highway 6, through Shelter Bay, Galena Bay, Needles, and Faurquier.
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Thunderstorm warning for western Manitoba

(Posted:06/02/2017)
MB: Conditions are favourable for the development of dangerous thunderstorms that may be capable of producing damaging wind gusts, large hail and heavy rain. A cold front will trigger thunderstorms later this afternoon as it slices into an unstable airmass that is situated over southwestern Manitoba. Some of these thunderstorms will become severe. The severe weather threat is then expected to shift towards the Red River Valley this evening.
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Thunderstorm warnings along Trans-Canada in Nova Scotia

(Posted:06/02/2017)
NS: Conditions are favourable for the development of dangerous thunderstorms that may be capable of producing damaging wind gusts, large hail and heavy rain. Conditions are favourable for the development thunderstorms which could give hail and strong winds this afternoon and into this evening. Large hail can damage property and cause injury. Very strong wind gusts can damage buildings, down trees and blow large vehicles off the road.
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Thunderstorm alert for Okanagan Valley

(Posted:06/01/2017)
BV: There is a risk of localized flash flooding. A thunderstorm is currently approaching the Vernon area. Heavy downpours are expected. A second thunderstorm, will cross Highway 97, northwest of Enderby within the next 20 minutes. Both thunderstorms are expected to produce 15+ mm of rain in a short period of time. Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads.
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Thunderstorm alert for Saint John River valley today

(Posted:06/01/2017)
NB: Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts, large hail and heavy rain. Conditions favourable to produce severe thunderstorms will persist into this evening. Large hail can damage property and cause injury. Strong wind gusts can toss loose objects, damage weak buildings, break branches off trees and overturn large vehicles. Lightning kills and injures Canadians every year. Remember, when thunder roars, go indoors!
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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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Trans-Canada Highway in Canmore. and Kananaskis Country expecting 10-15 cm os snow

(Posted:05/16/2017)
AB: Precipitation will start as rain tonight and change to snow by Wednesday morning. Snowfall amounts will vary based on elevation with higher locations receiving more significant snowfall. Local accumulations of 10 to 15 cm are forecast before the snow ends Wednesday.
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Crowsnsest Pass Highway #3 expecting 10-20 cm of snow

(Posted:05/16/2017)
AB/BC: Precipitation will start as rain tonight and change to snow by Wednesday morning. Snowfall amounts will vary based on elevation with higher locations receiving more significant snowfall. Local accumulations of 10 to 20 cm are forecast before the snow ends Wednesday.
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Canada Post unveils Trans-Canada Highway stamp in Regina

(Posted:05/16/2017)
SK: The new stamp unveiled Wednesday by Canada Post in a set of 10 that marks Canada 150 celebrations. The latest depicts the Trans-Canada Highway.
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Yoho National Park rock blasting on May 15, 17, 18

(Posted:05/16/2017)
BC: Highway 1 will be closed both directions in Yoho National Park, 16 km west of Field, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm MT on May 15, 17, and 18, for rock blasting. Expect delays of 60 to 90 minutes. Reduced speed zone in effect. Watch for hauling truck traffic.

Road closed both directions in Yoho National Park, 10 km west of Lake Louise near the BC/AB border

(Posted:05/16/2017)
AB/BC: Work tonineusfrom 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm MT daily until June 14, for rock blasting. No closures permitted between 10pm Thursday prior to a long weekend until 6am on the Tuesday afterwards. Expect delays of up to 30 minutes

Rock slope re-profiling in Yoho National Park, 16 km west of Field,

(Posted:05/16/2017)
BC: Work continues 24 hours per day/7 days per week until June 30. Expect intermittent delays of up to 20 minutes. Longer closures of up to 60 minutes for rock blasting will be posted in advance. Reduced speed zone in effect.

Mud Slide 4 km east of Canoe

(Posted:05/16/2017)
BC: The highway is open to regular traffic. There is a speed reduction to 70km/hr. Please watch for signs and equipment on the highway.

Mud Slide at East Boundary of Glacier National Park

(Posted:05/16/2017)
BC: The road is reduced to single lane alternating traffic. Expect minor delays, follow directions from traffic control personnel and allow extra time to reach your destination. Updated on Tue May 16 at 10:13 am PDT. (ID# 249301) [View on map]

Motorists expect delays on Trans-Canada at Three Valley Gap

(Posted:05/16/2017)
BC: In the coming weeks there will be delays on the Trans-Canada Highway at Three Valley Gap for the installation of avalanche control equipment. Three-hour delays are expected 19 kilometres west of Revelstoke on: Wednesday, May 17, 2 to 5 p.m. and Tuesday, May 30, 2 to 5 p.m. Multiple intermittent closures of up to 20 minutes are also expected between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. throughout the weeks of May 15 and May 22, 2017.
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High waters threatening Salmon River Bridge on the TCH

(Posted:05/07/2017)
BC: The Ministry of Highways and City of Salmon Arm crews are watching the situation closely
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TransCanada down to single lane in Glacier National Park

(Posted:05/06/2017)
MC: Heavy rains, landslides cause Trans-Canada Highway road closures. Rreduced to a single lane at the east boundary of Glacier National Park due to a landslide. That section of highway is frequently impacted by a slides off Heather Mountain.
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Wind advisory on Confederation Bridge today

(Posted:05/06/2017)
PE: For user safety, the Confederation Bridge has restricted certain classes of vehicles from crossing until the current high wind situation changes. Restricted classes include automobiles towing trailers, motorcycles, highsided vehicles including trucks, tractor trailers, recreational vehicles, and buses.

Travel Delays in Shuswap area

(Posted:05/05/2017)
BC: Heavy rain causes closure of roads, highways. Closures include the Trans-Canada Highway and Highway 97A
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Extended heavy rain in theMaritimes for weekend

(Posted:05/04/2017)
NB/NS: Torrential rain is likely over many regions of NB & NSe - especially over southern regions Saturday into Sunday, with potential rainfall amounts of around 50 mm, and up to 100 mm over the Fundy region. After a break in the rain on Sunday, another burst of rain with lower rainfall amounts is likely sunday and monday.
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Heavy rain (40-70mm) along 401 corridor, some flooding possible in areas

(Posted:05/04/2017)
ON: Heavy rain is expected. The ground, already near saturation, has little ability to absorb further rainfall. 40-70 mm of rain expected today through Saturday. Rain will spread into Southwestern Ontario this morning and is forecast to persist into Saturday as the weather system responsible stalls over the region. The rain is expected to taper to showers late Saturday or Saturday night. With the ground already saturated, there is the potential for local flooding.
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Heavy rainfall along TCH in the Ottawa Valley this weekend

(Posted:05/04/2017)
ON/QC: Significant rainfall to begin tonight and persist into the weekend. With the ground already saturated, there is the potential for local flooding. Total rainfall amounts may approach 50 mm in some locales before the rain tapers to showers on the weekend.
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Thunderstorms and flooding in Vancouver, Fraser Valley, Okanagan-Shuswap

(Posted:05/04/2017)
BC: A Pacific cold front will approach the BC coast this evening. Ahead of the front, conditions will be favourable for thunderstorm development over the southwestern interior of BC tonight. Heavy rain associated with the thunderstorms combined with spring snow melt will lead to rising river levels and may increase the risk of flooding. Fast flowing water and adjacent riverbanks will be potentially unsafe.
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Funnel Clouds & Tornado warning in Saskatchewan

(Posted:05/02/2017)
SK: Funnel clouds are generated by weak rotation under rapidly growing clouds or weak thunderstorms. This weak rotation is normally not a danger near the ground. However, there is a chance that this rotation could intensify and become a weak landspout tornado. Treat any funnel cloud sighting seriously. Should a funnel cloud develop nearby, prepare to take shelter.
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Freezing Rain Warning for TCH in Newfoundland

(Posted:05/02/2017)
NL: An extended period of freezing rain is expected tonight and Wednesday morning. Rain or snow will continue to spread eastward this evening before changing to freezing rain over all areas tonight. A total of 4 to 8 hours of freezing rain is expected before temperatures warm above freezing on Wednesday morning. Icing will be most significant in inland areas over higher elevations. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery when rain falling in sub-zero temperatures creates ice build-up and icy surfaces.
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Rainfall alert in the Ottawa Valley and southern Ontario

(Posted:05/02/2017)
ON: Wet weather to return later in the week. Since the ground is already saturated, there may be potential for some local flooding. Rain will spread back into southern Ontario from the southwest Thursday reaching eastern Ontario by Friday morning. Total rainfall amounts may approach 50 mm in some locales before the rain tapers to showers on the weekend.There may be localized flooding in areas where the rain is the heaviest.
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Landslide near Corner Brook causes TCH disruption

(Posted:04/30/2017)
NL: Traffic continues to be diverted on the Trans- Canada Highway near Steady Brook, after large chunks of ice and rocks fell onto the roadway Saturday night. Department of Transportation and Works personnel are at the scene, and have been directing traffic into the westbound lane since approximately 1:30 a.m. Sunday.
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Freezing rain along TCH in Newfoundland

(Posted:04/28/2017)
NL: Freezing rain,changing to rain this morning, and then taper to scattered showers or drizzle over most areas. Parts of the northeast coast may be slow to warm and freezing drizzle may persist until this afternoon. Some parts of the northeast and central have already received more than 20 mm of freezing rain.

New Champlain Bridge across the St Lawrence at Montreal

(Posted:04/25/2017)
QC: Changing Montreal’s skyline and built to last. Designed for public transit open to cyclists and pedestrians meeting the highest engineering standards. Scheduled to open in Fall 2018
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Heavy Snow in Banff and Kananaskis and TCH #1

(Posted:04/25/2017)
AB: Snowfall, with total amounts of 10 to 20 cm is expected in the Banff and Kananaskis regions. Snowfall amounts of up to 15 cm have been reported. Snow is expected to taper off late this morning. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions.

Ice and freezing Rain from Thunder Bay to Wawa along TCH

(Posted:04/25/2017)
ON: Icy mix of freezing rain and ice pellets developing tonight near midnight. There is the potential for the freezing rain and ice pellets to persist through early Thursday morning. This storm may have an impact to transportation in the region particularly if the majority of the precipitation falls as freezing rain.
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Snowfall in Kenora - Lake Nipigon area along TransCanada

(Posted:04/25/2017)
ON: A significant late season snowfall event (5 cm) winding down today, with more snow and ice on Wednesday. There is also a risk of some light freezing rain this morning and afternoon. Another significant weather system is expected to affect portions of northwestern Ontario and areas north of Lake Superior on Wednesday and Wednesday night. At this point, it appears that 5 to 10 cm of snow and ice pellets are possible, with a risk of freezing rain.
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Snowfall alert (20-30 cm) along Yellowhead Highway 16 routte

(Posted:04/14/2017)
AB/SK/MB: A spring storm system will continue to spread significant snowfall across central Alberta today and tonight. An additional 10 cm of snow is expected in western regions by the time the snow tapers off Saturday morning. Total snowfall accumulations of 20 to 30 cm by Saturday.
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Snowfall alert (20-30 cm) along Yellowhead Highway 16 route

(Posted:04/14/2017)
AB/SK/MB: A spring storm system will continue to spread significant snowfall across central Alberta today and tonight. An additional 10 cm of snow is expected in western regions by the time the snow tapers off Saturday morning. Total snowfall accumulations within the warned area will be from 20 to 30 cm by the time the snow tapers off on Saturday.
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Rain, heavy at times is expected across Newfoundfland

(Posted:04/07/2017)
NL: Rain will begin this morning over southwestern Newfoundland and spread northward throughout the day, becoming heavy at times. Total rainfall amounts of 15 to 35 mm are expected before the rain tapers off Saturday morning. A period of snow, ice pellets, or freezing rain may precede the rain. Strong winds and warm temperatures are also forecast with this system which will lead to significant snowmelt and runoff causing localized flooding.
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Warming and rainfall across northern Nova Scotia

(Posted:04/07/2017)
NS: Mild temperatures and rain expected today. Rainfall warnings are in effect for the Atlantic coastal regions of mainland Nova Scotia and Cape Breton Island. Elsewhere rainfall amounts are expected to remain below warning criteria but there is still a risk of localized flooding due to the combination of the rain and significant snowmelt where snow cover still exists and where the ground remains frozen. The frozen ground has a reduced ability to absorb this rainfall.
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Snowfall warning for #17 though upper Ottawa Valley (15-50 cm)

(Posted:04/07/2017)
ON: Snowfall, with total amounts of 15 to 20 cm continues. The snow will taper off this morning with another 2 cm likely. Gusty northerly winds will cause reduced visibility in some blowing snow this morning. Rapidly accumulating snow could make travel difficult over some locations.

Wind Warning for Vancouver Island and Sunshine Coast

(Posted:04/07/2017)
BC: Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring. A strong low pressure system will approach Vancouver Island today bringing strong southeast winds to the South Coast. Winds are forecast to rise to 70 km/h over Greater Victoria and Southern Gulf Islands late this morning and spread to East Vancouver Island and Sunshine Coast this afternoon.
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Snowfall warning for Coquihalla and Fraser Valley (15 cm)

(Posted:04/07/2017)
BC: Snowfall, with total amounts of about 15 cm is expected, affecting the BC southern interior this morning. This system will bring heavy snow to the Coquihalla, Okanagan Connector and Highway 3 - Hope to Princeton this morning. Snow will begin early this morning then taper off to a few flurries or showers after the front passes later today. Total snowfall amounts of 15 cm can be expected for this event.
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Winter Storm Sunday through Tuesday (up to 15 cm)

(Posted:04/01/2017)
NL: Yet another winter storm expected from Sunday night to Tuesday. Mother nature has decided to grace us with yet more snow beginning Sunday evening over the south coast of Newfoundland and spreading elsewhere by Monday morning. Over southeastern Newfoundland: Current forecast guidance suggests snowfall accumulations may near 15 cm by the end of the short term forecast with further amounts likely Monday morning.
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Snowfall and high winds Wednesday through Friday

(Posted:03/29/2017)
NL: Snow is forecast to spread across most of the Island on Thursday. Over southeastern Newfoundland, the snow will likely mix with or change to rain or freezing rain late Thursday before transitioning to heavier snow on Friday. Significant snowfall totals possible over interior and northeastern sections, and snowfall warnings may be expanded. Strong north to northeasterly winds will strengthen late Thursday for most of the island, with gusts over 100 km/h possible over the eastern half of the Island during the day on Friday and into Friday night, easing Saturday.
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Snow for Cape Breton and Eastern Nova Scotia (10-30 cm)

(Posted:03/29/2017)
NS: Snowfall, with total amounts of 15 to 20 cm is expected. A low pressure system will intensify as it passes south of Nova Scotia today and tonight. This system will stall southeast of Cape Breton. Snow will develop this morning over eastern regions of the mainland and around noon over Cape Breton. Gradually improving conditions are expected Thursday night into Friday. Snowfall amounts of 15 to 30 cm are expected.
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Fog advisory for TCH through Regina and southeast Saskatchewan

(Posted:03/29/2017)
SK: NEAR ZERO VISBILITY in fog is expected or occurring. Dense fog has developed in southern Saskatchewan and has expanded to cover most of the southeastern portion of the province. Patchy FREEZING DRIZZLE is also possible in this area. The fog and freezing drizzle is expected to persist through the morning with conditions improving by noon. Travel is expected to be hazardous due to reduced visibility in some locations.
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(Posted:03/23/2017)
SK: Saskatchewan construction companies and contractors must collect provincial sales tax on new contracts starting April 1, 2017. The move targets builders' labour and overhead costs. It's expected to add $345 million each year to provincial coffers. It's one of the single largest contributors to government revenue in this year's budget.
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Confederation Bridge imposed restrictions due to high winds (update)

(Posted:03/23/2017)
PEI: For user safety, the Confederation Bridge has restricted certain classes of vehicles from crossing until the current high wind situation changes. Restricted classes include automobiles towing trailers, motorcycles, highsided vehicles including trucks, tractor trailers, recreational vehicles, and buses.

Butchart Gardens bans sale of bottled water

(Posted:03/23/2017)
BC: Butchart Gardens has banned single-use plastic water bottles in an effort to help the battle against harmful plastics in environment. The popular tourist attraction near Victoria, B.C., made the announcement to mark World Water Day. It says the move will eliminate about 80,000 plastic bottles from the environment each year. "We hope we are going to bring forward an awareness that in this world either you are part of the solution or you are part of the problem," said Bob Parrotta, the director of food services for Butchart Gardens.
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For user safety, the Confederation Bridge is closed to all traffic until the current weather situati

(Posted:03/22/2017)
PEI:

Confederation Bridge Restriction in place due to high winds

(Posted:03/22/2017)
PEI: For user safety, the Confederation Bridge has restricted certain classes of vehicles from crossing until the current high wind situation changes. Restricted classes include automobiles towing trailers, motorcycles, highsided vehicles including trucks, tractor trailers, recreational vehicles, and buses. Bridge restrictions were put into place at 23:30hrs, Wednesday March 22, 2017. You will be advised when the situation changes.

Confedration Bridge Ristriction in place due to high winds

(Posted:03/22/2017)
PEI: For user safety, the Confederation Bridge has restricted certain classes of vehicles from crossing until the current high wind situation changes. Restricted classes include automobiles towing trailers, motorcycles, highsided vehicles including trucks, tractor trailers, recreational vehicles, and buses. Bridge restrictions were put into place at 23:30hrs, Wednesday March 22, 2017. You will be advised when the situation changes.

Blizzard conditions along TCH from Truro to North Sydney

(Posted:03/22/2017)
NS: Blizzard conditions with poor visibility in snow and blowing snow are expected or occurring.Total snowfall amounts of near 10 cm are expected. A low pressure system over the Maritimes will move to lie east of Cape Breton early Thursday morning. a few flurries and showers ahead of the low will change to snow tonight as the low passes by to the east. Strong northerly winds gusting to 90 km/h will give near zero visibilities in blowing snow. Travel is expected to be hazardous due to reduced visibility.

What's the highest point of the Trans-Canada Highway?

(Posted:03/22/2017)
Canada: Some people have argued Scott Lake Hill, Kicking Horse Pass, Park Bridge Hill (Golden), Rogers Pass, and the Coquihalla Summit. The DEFINITIVE GUIDE to who is right.
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Freezing rain for most of TCH through Newfoundland

(Posted:03/21/2017)
NL: Freezing rain will change to rain over all areas this morning as temperatures rise above zero. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery. Southern Avalon and the Burin Peninsulas are expected to receive rain

Freezing rain warning for Antigonish north to Cape Breton

(Posted:03/21/2017)
NS: Periods of freezing rain are expected to end by mid-afternoon over eastern mainland Nova Scotia, and by late afternoon over eastern Cape Breton, as a low pressure system south of Nova Scotia continues to track northeastward today. Localised amounts of more than 10 mm are likely. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots will become icy, slippery and hazardous. There may be a significant impact on rush hour traffic in urban areas. Utility outages may occur.

Smog warnings in the St Lawrence Valley, from Montreal past Quebec City

(Posted:03/21/2017)
QC: High concentrations of fine particulates are expected and will result in poor air quality. High concentrations of air pollutants should persist until midday Smog especially affects asthmatic children and people with respiratory ailments or heart disease. It is therefore recommended that these individuals avoid intense physical activity outdoors until the smog warning is lifted.
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Icefields Parkway (Hwy 93) closed for avalanche danger today

(Posted:03/20/2017)
AB: Highway 93 (North), known as the Icefields Parkway between junction with Hwy 11 Saskatchewan River Crossing to Sunwapta Warden Station is closed because of avalanche danger. Avalanche control activities expected to take all day.

Rocklside at Hells Gate claened up. TCH#1 re-opened Sunday 9am

(Posted:03/19/2017)
BC: BC: Highway 1 There was a rockslide Saturday at at Hells Gate, that shut down the highway. The rockfall cleanup is now complete. Crews to continue monitoring. Updated on Sun 9 am.
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Avalanche Control at Rogers Pass closing TCH fo 2-3 hours at a time

(Posted:03/18/2017)
BC: The Trans-Canada Hwy will be closed in both directions for 2-3 hours at a time from West Boundary of Glacier National Park to East Boundary of Glacier National Park because of Avalanche Control, 2 pm to 10 pm on Sat Mar 18.

Snow, freezing rain, and rain over Nova Scotia this weekend

(Posted:03/18/2017)
NS: Snow is expected to begin Sunday afternoon or evening and change over to freezing rain and then over to rain overnight Sunday or Monday morning. Meanwhile over Cape Breton the snow is forecast to begin Sunday evening and change over to freezing rain and then to rain on Monday.

Snowfall warning for Shuswap, and Rogers Pass (15-25 cm)

(Posted:03/18/2017)
BC: A long period of snowfall, with total amounts of 15 to 25 cm is expected. Snow heavy at times will occur near Rogers Pass today as a low pressure system tracks across the southern interior. The snow level will start off near 600 metres this morning and then rise to near the pass level by this afternoon. The snow will ease to flurries by this evening as the low moves into Alberta. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow.

Snowfall warning (20-30 cm) for Fraser Valley and Coquihalla

(Posted:03/18/2017)
BC: A long period of snowfall, with total amounts of 20 to 30 cm is expected. 10 - 15 cm of snow has fallen last night over the Coquihalla Highway from Hope to Merritt, Allison Pass as well as Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass. Snow levels have risen overnight and snow has changed to rain near the summits this morning. More snow to these high elevation passes with a further snowfall of 10 - 15 cm are possible.

2 big banks raise alarm over Toronto housing 'bubble'

(Posted:03/17/2017)
ON: "It's pretty much the best time to be selling a Toronto home in at least 30 years," BMO economist Robert Kavcic said, noting that activity in neighbouring regions such as Guelph, Barrie, London and Windsor is even more feverish, with gains pushing 30 per cent. "Supply-side fundamentals have been left in the dust."
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Snowfall warning (10-20 cm) in Banff & Jasper national parks

(Posted:03/15/2017)
AB: Snowfall, with total amounts of 10 to 20 cm is expected. Locally heavy snow will begin today in mountain passes and along Highway 93. The snow is expected mainly over higher terrain. Periods of snow is expected to continue into Thursday. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow. If visibility is reduced while driving, turn on your lights and maintain a safe following distance.
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Freezing rain warning for Avalon & St John's

(Posted:03/15/2017)
NL: A band of freezing rain crossing the Avalon and Burin Peninsulas this morning is forecast to change to rain by noon as temperatures rise above freezing. Although the freezing rain is not expected to last for more than a few hours, it is likely to be heavy at times and some areas may see 10 to 15 mm of accumulation before the changeover occurs. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions.
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Snow storm along St Lawrence River

(Posted:03/15/2017)
QC: Heavy snow and blowing snow is continuing to affect parts of Southwestern, Central and Eastern Quebec. We expect another 5 to 15 centimetres from the Richelieu Valley to Gaspe. The North Shore from Baie-Comeau to Blanc-Sablon will receive up to 30 centimetres. Strong winds exceeding 100 kilometres per hour are continuing to affect regions along Saint-Lawrence east of Quebec City causing widespread blowing snow.

Confederation Bridge Restrictions in Force

(Posted:03/14/2017)
PEI: For user safety, the Confederation Bridge has restricted certain classes of vehicles from crossing until the current high wind situation changes. Restricted classes include automobiles towing trailers, motorcycles, highsided vehicles including trucks, tractor trailers, recreational vehicles, and buses. Bridge restrictions were put into place at 22:53hrs, March 14, 2017. You will be advised when the situation changes.

401 Closed at Brockville

(Posted:03/14/2017)
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Coquihalla southbound closure at at Great Bear Snowshed 2-5pm today

(Posted:03/13/2017)
BC: Highway 5 Southbound - Maintenance at Great Bear Snowshed 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm on Mon Mar 13. Lane closure in effect

TCH #1 closed at Canyon Hot Springs for Avalanche Control

(Posted:03/13/2017)
BC: Closed in both directions 33 km east of Revelstoke because of Avalanche Control, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm on Mon Mar 13.

Wind Warning Advisory on Confederation Bridge

(Posted:03/14/2017)
PE: Wind conditions on March 14, 2017 that may result in restrictions of traffic on the Confederation Bridge commencing approximately 22:00hrs, March 14, 2017 until approximately 06:00hrs, March 15, 2017.

Highway #1 shutdown for accident between Revelstoke & Golden

(Posted:03/13/2017)
BC: Highway 1 Both directions - Closed in both directions from Revelstoke to Golden (147.8 km) because of vehicle incident. Traffic analysis on route. No detour available. Next update at 3:30 pm. Estimated time of opening is 7:00 pm. Updated on Mon Mar 13 at 10:33 am PDT. (ID# 245787)

TCH #1 closed for Avalanche Control in Glacier National Park most of Sunday

(Posted:03/12/2017)
BC: The TransCanada Hwy will be closed in both directions for 2 to 3 hours at a time, from West Boundary of Glacier National Park to East Boundary of Glacier National Park (43.8 km) because of Avalanche Control, 6:00 am to 6:00 pm on Sun Mar 12. No detour available. Updated on Sat Mar 11 at 3:04 pm PST. (ID# -62491)

TCH #1 closed for Avalanche Control Highway 1, west of Revelstoke

(Posted:03/12/2017)
BC: TCH #1 Will be closed in both directions 7.8 km to 25.9 west of Revelstoke because of Avalanche Control, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm on Sun Mar 12. Updated on Sat Mar 11 at 9:48 pm PST. (ID# -62495)

Snowfall expected across Maritimes 20-30 cm

(Posted:03/12/2017)
NB/NS: Special weather statement in effect for: Fredericton and Southern York County An intense low pressure system will track towards the Maritimes on Tuesday. Snow, blowing snow and high winds are expected to begin late Tuesday over New Brunswick into Nova Scotia and persist into Wednesday. Snowfall amounts may be 15 to 30 centimetres.

Snowfall warning FOR Coquihalla Highway - Hope to Merritt (10-20 CM)

(Posted:03/12/2017)
bc: A weather system over the southern Interior will continue to spread heavy snow over the Coquihalla highway today. Total snowfall amounts up to 20 cm can be expected by this evening. Weather in the mountains can change suddenly resulting in hazardous driving conditions.

Extreme Cold warning for eastern Quebec & northern New Bruunswick

(Posted:03/11/2017)
QC/NB: Cold temperatures combined with strong west to northwesterlies will produce extreme wind chill values over these areas this morning. Dress warmly. Dress in layers that you can remove if you get too warm. The outer layer should be wind resistant. Cover up. Frostbite can develop within minutes on exposed skin, especially with wind chill.

Blizzard warning for Newfoundland (15-30 cm)

(Posted:03/11/2017)
NL: An intense low pressure system will bring fresh snow combined with very strong winds will create blizzard conditions with near zero visibilities in blowing snow today. Snowfall of 15 to 30 centimeters expected by this evening, with the highest accumulations expected over northeastern Newfoundland. Travel is expected to be hazardous with widespread reduced visibilities of 400 metres or less are expected for at least 4 hours.
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Wido warning dvsiory on Confederation Bridge

(Posted:03/09/2017)
PEI: Wind conditions on March 09 may result in restrictions of traffic on the Confederation Bridge commencing approximately 20:00hrs, March 09until approximately 08:00hrs, March 10.

Marina Atlantic Ferry Delays

(Posted:03/09/2017)
NL: Marine Atlantic advises customers that due to impending weather conditions the following changes have been made to our schedule: •Port aux Basques to North Sydney Thursday, March 09, 2017 at 2345 is now scheduled to depart Friday, March 10, 2017 at 1145. Weather permitting. •North Sydney to Port aux Basques Thursday, March 09, 2017 at 2345 is now scheduled to depart Friday, March 10, 2017 at 1145. Weather permitting. Check-in time is 2 hours prior to departure.

Blizzard conditions for southeastern Saskatchewan and western Manitoba

(Posted:03/07/2017)
SK/MB: The snowfall combined with strong northwesterly winds gusting to 80-90 km/h will have blizzard conditions developing over Regina this morning. Blizzard conditions that developed further south and east yesterday will see a continuation today. Conditions will improve overnight into Wednesday morning when the winds begin to diminish. Travel is expected to be extremely hazardous due to reduced visibility. Road closures are possible.

Blizzard warning in effect for Trans-Canada Hihgway in Newfoundland

(Posted:03/05/2017)
NL: Blizzard conditions with poor visibility in snow and blowing snow are expected or occurring. 15 cm of snow is expected today with a further 10 to 15 cm forecast by midday on Monday. Snow, blowing snow and winds gusting up to 100 km/h will continue today. Winds will diminish slightly this afternoon, giving a slight break in conditions. However, winds will increase again tonight resulting in deteriorating conditions once again.
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Major winter storm expected to impact southeast Saskatchewan and Manitoba Monday into Tuesday.

(Posted:03/05/2017)
SK, MB: A storm system developing over the western United States is forecast to track across the Dakotas Monday and intensify as it moves into northwest Ontario Monday night into Tuesday. Snowfall totals from this system will range from 5 cm in southeast Manitoba to 30 cm or more in a large swath from the Manitoba-Saskatchewan border
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Snowfall of 5-10 cm expected in Vancouver and Fraser Valley

(Posted:03/05/2017)
BC: Snowfall warning in effect for: Metro Vancouver Snowfall, with total amounts of 5 to 10 cm is expected. A low pressure system offshore is producing bands of snow over the inner South Coast. Snow is expected to ease this morning, however flurries or showers will continue through the day. Snowfall amounts will be highly variable. Areas under the bands of snow can expect local amounts of 5 to 10 cm.

New Book out: FEAST: Recipes and Stories from a Canadian Road Trip

(Posted:03/02/2017)
AB: Ran into Lindsay Anderson and Dana VanVeller, Vancouver-based writers, who wrote "FEAST: Recipes and Stories from a Canadian Road Trip" began by asking friends what they consider to be typically Canadian foods,and then drove 35,000 km to source out the source of those great dishes. There are a few surpises in the cookbook!! Catch their book tour dates (or order the book online)
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Special Weather Statement for TCH #17 in Otttawa Valley

(Posted:03/01/2017)
ON: Areas of rain have arrived as expected as a strong Colorado low tracks across the region later today. Most locales will receive a total of 15 to 25 mm of rain. Local flooding may be an issue in poorly drained areas. The rain will change to snow late this afternoon or this evening as much colder air arrives. Brief freezing rain is possible. Then Snowfall will add a coating to a couple cm over southern parts, to 5 to 10 cm over northern parts by Thursday morning.
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Special Weather statement for TCH in Newfoundland

(Posted:03/01/2017)
NL: Temperatures are forecast to rise above zero overnight tonight, with rain falling tonight causing some pooling of water. Strong northerly winds will cause temperatures to fall well below zero Thursday morning and water from rain or melted snow to freeze on streets and sidewalks. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery. Take extra care when walking or driving in affected areas.
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Freezing rain warning in the St Lawrence east of Quebec City

(Posted:03/01/2017)
QC: A more or less extended period of freezing rain is expected over these areas today and until Wednesday afternoon. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery.

Snwfall alerta dng TCH#17 from White River to Mattawa

(Posted:03/01/2017)
ON: A strong Colorado low with northerly winds and cold Arctic air is creating a wintery mix of precipitation. Most of the precipitation has changed to snow although some freezing rain lingers from Manitoulin Island to North Bay until later this morning. Total snowfall amounts of 15 to 25 centimetres are expected by Thursday morning, with locally higher amounts to 30 cm possible in one or two locales.
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Snowfall warning for Coquhalla & Fraser Valley

(Posted:03/01/2017)
BC: Snowfall, with total amounts of 20 to 30 cm is expected. A Pacific frontal system moving through the southern Interior this morning resulted in 10 to 15 cm of snow over the Coquihalla Highway overnight. A further 5 to 10 cm of snow is expected this morning over most areas before precipitation eases off. Another wave moving off the Pacific will bring the potential for more significant precipitation later today and into Thursday.
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Winter Storm Warning for TCH through New Brunswick

(Posted:02/16/2017)
NB: A low pressure system currently south of Nova Scotia will continue to intensify as it tracks northeastward to lie over the Gulf of St. Lawrence by this evening. Snow & blowing snow will spread northward this morning and persist into the evening. Gusty northeasterly winds up to 80 km/hr are possible especially over the southeastern regions. Total snowfall accumulation between 15 and 30 cm is expected (highest in the southeastern areas) Flurries will continue over eastern sections until Friday morning.
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Rainfall warning in effect for Fraser Canyon and TCH #1

(Posted:02/16/2017)
BC: A long episode of rain, at times heavy, continues. A Pineapple Express has brought heavy rain to the southern portions of the Fraser Canyon. 40 to 60 mm of rain has been reported since late Tuesday night. Areas near Boston Bar and southward will see total rainfall amounts of up to 75 mm by noon today. Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. Watch for possible washouts near rivers, creeks and culverts.
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Snow across Nova Scotia & Cape Breton

(Posted:02/16/2017)
NS: The snow will change to rain this morning over eastern Mainland Nova Scotia and near noon over Cape Breton. As the rain tapers off this afternoon temperatures will drop below freezing and flurries will develop. High winds will accompany this storm giving reduced visibilities in blowing snow today. Total snowfall amounts of 10 to 25 centimetres are expected, but higher amounts remain a possibility. Conditions will gradually improve this afternoon as the low moves north of the province.
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High winds across PEI , affecting Confederation Bridge

(Posted:02/16/2017)
PEI: Confederation Bridge advisory form 5 AM to 2 PM today. Gusty northeast winds of 70 km/h combined with the heavy snow will give reduced visibilities in blowing snow. Snow will continue until this evening, then tapering to flurries. Total snowfall amounts of 25 cm are expected by this evening.
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Snow along Georgian Bay section of Highway 400/69

(Posted:02/14/2017)
ON: Local snowfall amounts near 15 cm possible by Wednesday morning. A low pressure system tracking south from Northern Ontario will bring a general snowfall of 5 to 10 cm to areas east of Georgian Bay. However, some locales could see up to 15 cm of snow by Wednesday morning due to added moisture from Georgian Bay
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Rainfall warning for Greater Vancouver (100mm)

(Posted:02/14/2017)
BC: ainfall warning in effect for: Metro Vancouver A long episode of rain, at times heavy, is expected. A strong Pacific front being fueled with energy and moisture from the subtropics will spread heavy rain to the inner south coast this evening. The front will stall tonight through Wednesday resulting in a prolonged period of heavy rain. In Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley the highest rainfall will be be near the mountains with up to 100 mm expected by Thursday morning. Squamish will also have rainfall of up to 100 mm by Thursday morning.
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Snowstorm across Newfoundland with 30-60 cm expected

(Posted:02/16/2017)
NL: Blizzard conditions with gusty winds and visibility frequently near zero in snow and blowing snow are expected or occurring. Total snowfall between 30 and 60 cm expected by Wednesday afternoon. Fresh snow combined with strong northeasterly winds gusting up to 100 km/h will cause blizzard conditions, with near zero visibility in blowing snow, this evening and overnight. Light snow will become heavy at times again this evening before finally tapering off during the day on Wednesday.
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Mores snow (15cm) expected across New Brunswick

(Posted:02/14/2017)
NB: Current indications point to potential snowfall amounts in excess of 15 cm across much of New Brunswick with maximum amounts over southeastern regions. Strong winds and reduced visibilities in blowing snow will also be a concern.
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Banff Transit options increased for Canada 150

(Posted:02/13/2017)
AB: Parks Canada and Roam Transit have announced increased public transit service to Lake Minnewanka, Upper Lake Louise and Moraine Lake to help ease congestion and parking concerns in Banff National Park leading into the busy 2017 tourist season.
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TCH Highway 1 remains CLOSED from Yale to Boston Bar due to High Avalanche Hazard

(Posted:02/11/2017)
BC: Highway 1 Both directions - Closed from Yale to Boston Bar due to High Avalanche Hazard. Estimated time of opening between 9 AM and 12 PM, Saturday, February 11. Updated on Sat Feb 11 6:17 am PST. (ID# RTMC_12535)

TCH Highway 1 remains CLOSED from Yale to Boston Bar due to High Avalanche Hazard

(Posted:02/11/2017)
BC: Highway 1 Both directions - Closed from Yale to Boston Bar due to High Avalanche Hazard. Estimated time of opening between 9 AM and 12 PM, Saturday, February 11. Updated on Sat Feb 11 6:17 am PST. (ID# RTMC_12535)

Coquihalla #5 southbound heavy traffic & delays near Great Bear Snowshed

(Posted:02/11/2017)
BC: Highway 5 Southbound - Heavy Traffic Volume at Great Bear Snowshed. Delay longer than 30 minutes expected due to Heavy Traffic Congestion. Updated on Fri Feb 10 at 7:56 pm PST. (ID# 239518)

Coquhillla (#5) northbound closed Closed from Exit 202, Portia Interchange to Merritt

(Posted:02/11/2017)
BC: Highway 5 Northbound - Closed from Exit 202, Portia Interchange to Merritt (88.3 km) because of Severe Winter Driving Conditions and traffic congestion. Crews are actively clearing traffic queues and staff are working to access all blocked vehicles as soon as possible. Estimated time of opening: 8 AM, Saturday, February 11. Updated on Sat Feb 11 at 6:48 am PST. (ID# 239561)

TCH #1 closed at Field 1:30 pm to 2:00 pm today for Avalanche control

(Posted:02/11/2017)
BC: Highway 1 Both directions - Will be closed in both directions 2 km east of Field to British Columbia and Alberta Border, East of Field (14.2 km) because of Avalanche Control, 1:30 pm to 2:00 pm on Sat Feb 11. Updated on Fri Feb 10 at 5:54 pm PST. (ID# -62213)

Snow expected (10-15 cm) along TCH #17 from Wawa east to Mattawa

(Posted:02/10/2017)
ON: An Alberta Clipper sailing towards the Great Lakes will spread a large area of snow across Northern Ontario today into tonight, with 10 to 15 cm snowfall on the way. Poor winter driving conditions are expected from lower visibility in heavier snow.
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TransCanada (#1) may close for Avalanche Control between AB Border and Craigalachie

(Posted:02/10/2017)
BC: Highway 1 Both directions - Travel Advisory in effect between Craigalachie to AB Border. Environment Canada Forecasts are calling for a strong winter storm to cross the area Wed evening to Thurs. Accumulations of up to 30 cm expected followed by warming temperatures and rain in some areas, leading to slippery driving conditions. Closures of the TCH for Avalanche Control are anticipated. Travellers are advised to drive with caution and allow additional time to reach your destination. Updated Fri Feb 10 at 4:29 am PST. (ID# 238841)

TransCanada #1 closed at Glacier National Park for Avalnche Control

(Posted:02/10/2017)
BC: Highway 1 Both directions - Closed in both directions from West Boundary of Glacier National Park to East Boundary of Glacier National Park (43.8 km) because of Avalanche Control until Fri Feb 10 at 10:00 am. Updated on Fri Feb 10 at 5:40 am PST. (ID# -62171)

Crowsnest Route (Highway 3) Closed between AB border and Cranbrook due toFreeezing Rain

(Posted:02/10/2017)
BC: Highway 3 Both directions - Closed in both directions from Junction with Highway 93 to British Columbia and Alberta Border (81.3 km) because of Freezing Rain. Estimated opening currently not available. Next update Friday, 8:00 am MST. Updated on Fri Feb 10 at 1:55 am PST. (ID# 239254)

Crowsnest Route (Highway 3) cosed est of Hope due to Avalanche Ha

(Posted:02/10/2017)
BC: Highway 3 Both directions - CLOSED between Hope and Manning Park Lodge because of an Avalanche Hazard. Use alternate route. Open between Princeton and Manning Park Lodge. Estimated time of opening is currently not available. Next update 6am Friday February 10. Updated on Thu Feb 9 6:41 pm PST. (ID# RTMC_12536)

Highway 1 at Yale closed due to Avalanche

(Posted:02/10/2017)
BC: Highway 1 Both directions - Closed from Yale to Jackass Mountain due to High Avalanche Hazard. No estimated time of opening. Next update 6:00 am. Updated on Fri Feb 10 12:13 am PST. (ID# RTMC_12535)

Coquihalla, north of Hope shut down for accident

(Posted:02/10/2017)
BC: Highway 5 Northbound - Closed from Hope to Merritt due to vehicle incident. Estimated time of opening 10:00 am. Next update at 6:00 am. Updated on Fri Feb 10 2:17 am PST. (ID# RTMC_12560)

Stats Can releases 2016 Census data: West growing fastest

(Posted:02/08/2017)
Canada: About two-thirds of the increase recorded in 2016 was due to net immigration into the country, while the rest was from new births. New Brunswick's population drops to 747,101 in 2016 census Ottawa-Gatineau population rises to 1.3M, but loses 4th place to Calgary The majority, or 66 per cent, of Canadians still live within 100 kilometres of the southern U.S. border.
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Avalanche has closed TCH #1 between Lake Louise and Fernie

(Posted:02/08/2017)
BC: Highway 1 Both directions - Closed in both directions in Yoho National Park from Field to the BC/Alberta border because of Avalanche. No detour available. Alternate route available via Highways 95 and 93; estimated travel time 2.5 hours. Estimated time of opening 11:00 am. Next update at 9:00 am. Updated on Wed Feb 8 at 5:58 am PST. (ID# 238769

Crowsnest Highway #3 closed this morning east of Sparwood.

(Posted:02/06/2017)
BC: Highway 3 Both directions - Closed in both directions at the BC/Alberta border due to heavy snowfall and low visibility in Alberta. Eastbound traffic is being held at Sparwood until highway re-opens. Estimated time of opening is unknown at this time . Next Update time at 9:00 AM MST. (ID# 238234)

Crownest Highway #3 closed between Cranbrook and Alberta

(Posted:02/05/2017)
BC: Highway 3 Both directions - Closed in both directions from Sparwood to British Columbia and Alberta Border (21.4 km) because of Limited Visibility with Heavy Snowfall. Estimated time of opening is between 3:00 pm and 4:00 pm mst. (ID# 238234)

Snow (10-15 cm) followed by rain across Newfoundland over Monday

(Posted:02/05/2017)
NL: A complex low pressure system will rapidly intensify as it approaches Newfoundland tonight and crosses the Island on Monday. Snow is forecast to begin over southwestern Newfoundland tonight then spread across the remainder of the Island by Monday morning. Snowfall accumulations are likely to reach or exceed 10 cm across most of Newfoundland with the potential for many areas to see totals over 15 cm over before the snow tapers off Monday night.
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Snow and freezing rain along TCH until Tuesday

(Posted:02/05/2017)
QC: A first weather system will leave 5 to 10 centimetres of snow by Monday morning over several regions of Quebec. Brisk winds will develop this evening and cause blowing snow which could reduce visibilities to zero at times. A second more significant system will affect Quebec beginning Tuesday. Snow at times heavy will affect the northwestern regions, but near and south of the St Lawrence River, snow will change to a more or less extended period of freezing rain Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning. Temperatures could even reach above the freezing mark in some places Wednesday morning.
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Snow and freezing rain across Southern Ontario and along TCH #17

(Posted:02/05/2017)
OON: A low pressure area will bring a significant precipitation event to Southern Ontario on Tuesday. Accumulating snow and several hours of freezing rain are possible with some rain also possible for areas closer to Lake Ontario. There is still considerable uncertainty to the track of the low pressure area. Which will affect how much snow, freezing rain, or rain will fall in a particular location
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Heavy snow along Crownest Pass Route #3

(Posted:02/05/2017)
BC: A long period of snowfall, with total amounts of 20 to 30 cm is expected. Heavy snow will spread into the Kootenays tonight and continue through Monday afternoon. Gusty winds will also accompany the system and producing localised blowing snow.
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Snowfall in Calgary and along TCH#1 15-25cm

(Posted:02/05/2017)
AV: A long period of snowfall, with total amounts of 15 to 25 cm is expected. A continuous stream of Pacific moisture from a low near the southern BC coast will continue to cause snow to fall across southern Alberta until Tuesday. Heavier accumulations of snow are expected to fall today and during the day on Monday. Anywhere from an additional 15 to 25 centimetres are possible before Tuesday.
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Snowfall 20-30 cm along TCH #1 frm Revelstoke to Calgary over the weekend,

(Posted:02/03/2017)
AB/BC: This weekend from Friday evening through Monday, Snow of 20 cm expected for Highway 1 in the Alberta & BC Rockies from Revelstoke to Calgary. Rocky Mountain ski resorts are predicting 30 cm at the higher elevations.
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Snow Squalls along West coast of Newfoundland and the Avalon Peninsula (St John's)

(Posted:02/03/2017)
NL: Conditions favourable for the development of snow squalls are expected tonight and Saturday. The main threat under these snow squalls would be a reduction in visibility to near zero at times in snow and blowing snow. Areas most affected by these squalls are forecast to receive 10 to 15 cm of snow by the end of the day on Saturday. Travel may be hazardous due to sudden changes in the weather. Visibility may be significantly and suddenly reduced to near zero.
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Snow squalls (15 cm) between Wawa and Sault Ste Marie

(Posted:02/03/2017)
ON: Snow squalls are occurring. Under the snow squall bands, visibilities will be significantly reduced due to the heavy snow combined with blowing snow, and snow will quickly accumulate. Local snowfall amounts of 15 cm are likely before snow squalls end early Saturday morning.
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Air quality advisory for northern Okanagan & Vernon

(Posted:02/03/2017)
BC: The Ministry of Environment, in collaboration with the Interior Health Authority, has issued a Dust Advisory for Vernon due to high concentrations of coarse particulates, which are expected to persist until there is a change in current weather conditions. Persons with chronic underlying medical conditions should postpone strenuous exercise until the advisory is lifted. Staying indoors and in air-conditioned spaces helps to reduce particulate exposure.
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Snowfall alert (20 cm) for Greater Vancouver

(Posted:02/03/2017)
BC: Heavier snow in the area beginning Friday evening. Total snowfall amounts of 10 to 20 cm are expected by early Saturday morning. Later today the snow may become mixed with or change to rain at lower elevations especially near the Strait of Georgia. Freezing rain is also a possibility in the Fraser Valley on tonight.
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Traffic shutdown AutoRoute 20 eastbound due to 18 vehicle accident

(Posted:01/24/2017)
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mix of wintry weather on the way for late Wednesday into Thursday.

(Posted:01/24/2017)
NL: Over eastern Newfoundland, the bulk of the freezing rain will be delayed until Thursday morning and is forecast to change to rain by Thursday afternoon. Despite lesser amounts, travel may become hazardous, especially over higher elevations. Over the Great Northern Peninsula, precipitation will likely remain as snow or ice pellets. Snowfall accumulations may exceed 20 cm by Thursday evening in some locations.
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mix of wintry weather on the way for late Wednesday into Thursday.

(Posted:01/24/2017)
NL: Over eastern Newfoundland, the bulk of the freezing rain will be delayed until Thursday morning and is forecast to change to rain by Thursday afternoon. Despite lesser amounts, travel may become hazardous, especially over higher elevations. Over the Great Northern Peninsula, precipitation will likely remain as snow or ice pellets. Snowfall accumulations may exceed 20 cm by Thursday evening in some locations.
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Fog along TCH #17 around Kenora, Lake of the Woods

(Posted:01/23/2017)
ON: Near zero visibility in fog is expected or occurring. Visibility may be reduced to near zero in areas of dense fog rhis morning, especially in the Kenora to Lake of the Woods areas west to the Manitoba Border. Motorists should allow extra time to reach their destination. Visibility may be significantly and suddenly reduced to near zero.
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Freezing rain warning for TCH through New Brunswick, Nova Scotia

(Posted:01/23/2017)
NB/NS: Ice build-up due to freezing rain is expected or occurring. An intense low pressure system will approach New Brunswick on Tuesday. Freezing rain or ice pellets will begin Tuesday morning and persist into the evening. The freezing rain will quickly change to rain along the Fundy coast. A significant duration and accumulation of freezing rain is likely before it changes to rain overnight Tuesday. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots will become icy, slippery and hazardous. Ice build-up may cause tree branches to break. Utility outages may occur.
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Snow and Ice pellets along St Lawrence, up to 15 cm

(Posted:01/23/2017)
QC: Snow mixed with ice pellets with total accumulations between 15 and 25 centimetres is expected. A system tracking toward the east American seabord will generate heavy snowfall over Quebec on Tuesday. Precipitation will begin on Monday night as snow and ice pellets. Fifteen centimetres of snow are expected south of St. Lawrence River but the higher amounts will be north of the St. Lawrence.
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Snow and Ice Pellets in Ottawa Valley along #17 TCH

(Posted:01/23/2017)
ON/QC: Winter returns with a significant snowfall on tap beginning tonight and continuing Tuesday. This storm track is close enough to Eastern Ontario for a significant snowfall to be an issue Monday night and Tuesday. Snow, possibly heavy at times, will begin later tonight then continue through Tuesday. Snow may be mixed with ice pellets, and accumulate up to 15 centimetres by Tuesday night.
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Genworth matches CMHC's move to hike mortgage insurance premiums

(Posted:01/19/2017)
Canada: $300K mortgage with 5% down will soon cost $6 more every month, insurer says. By law, when a homeowner wants to buy a home with less than 20 per cent down, they must purchase mortgage insurance. The borrower pays the premium, while the beneficiary is actually the lender, who will be covered if the borrower defaults on the loan.
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Expect Avalanche Cntrol betwen Golden & Craigallachie

(Posted:01/17/2017)
BC: Highway 1 Both directions - Travel Advisory in effect for the Trans Canada Highway from Field to Craigallachie. Environment Canada snowfall warning is in effect. Highway closures for avalanche control are anticipated. Travellers should adjust their plans accordingly and allow additional time to reach their destinations.

Avalanche control between Golden BC and Lake Louise on Jan 19th

(Posted:01/17/2017)
AB/BC: Highway 1 Both directions - Will be closed in both directions 2 km east of Golden to 17 km east of Golden (15 km) for Avalanche Control, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm MST on Thu Jan 19.

freezing rain along #400 north and #400 east from Toronto

(Posted:01/17/2017)
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25 cm snow at Rogers Pass this aft/evening

(Posted:01/16/2017)
BC: Expect difficulty and delays traveling between Akberta and BC THIS AFTEROON and evening.
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25 cm snow at Rogers Pass this aft/evening

(Posted:01/16/2017)
BC: Expect difficulty and delays traveling between Akberta and BC THIS AFTEROON and evening.
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This weekend avoid the Île aux Tourtes Bridge on the verey west tip of Montreal

(Posted:01/13/2017)
QC: As part of work to reinforce several pillars on the westbound side, the bridge at the western tip of the island towards Vaudreuil-Dorion will see overnight closures this weekend. Highway 40 west will be closed from Exit 41 in Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue and St-Charles Ave., in Vaudreuil-Dorion from 11:59 p.m. Friday to 9 a.m. Saturday, and again overnight Saturday The Île aux Tourtes Bridge is a bridge on the western tip of the Island of Montreal, spanning the Lake of Two Mountains between Senneville, and Vaudreuil-Dorion, Quebec
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Heavy rain along west and south costs of Newfoundland

(Posted:01/12/2017)
NL: Extending from Gros Morne south to Port-aux-Basques and east to Burin Peninsula, a push of mild air will bring significant winter rainfall to Newfoundland beginning this afternoon and continuing until mid day Friday. Total rainfall amounts are expected to be between 20 and 40 mm along the west and south coasts. Temperatures will fall back toward more seasonal values on Friday afternoon or evening. Icy conditions are expected to follow as standing water begins to freeze.
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Extreme cold from -20 to -35, in Fraser, Nicola, Columbia Valleys

(Posted:01/12/2017)
BC: Strong outflow winds and cold wind chill values are expected or occurring. An Arctic ridge of high pressure over the B.C. Interior is forcing cold air to spill out through the eastern Fraser Valley. These outflow winds are producing wind chill values near minus 20 which are expected to rise this morning
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TCH #1 closed berteen Portage la Parairie and Winnipeg

(Posted:01/12/2017)
MB: Thre TransCanada is closed from Winnipeg west to Portage la Prairie and west to the junction with Highway 16 Yellowhead route), and further to Highway 34. We will keep you posted
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Blizzard/Extreme Cold warning along TCH #1 and TCH #16

(Posted:01/12/2017)
SK/MB: A fast moving cold front produced light snow and blowing snow as it swept across southern Saskatchewan overnight and will do the same over southern Manitoba this morning. Behind the cold front, more extreme wind chills in the -40 to -45 range are expected as temperatures drop. This extends from eastern edge of Alberta east to Winnipeg.

Highway 401 expecting 5-10 cm today

(Posted:01/10/2017)
ON: A winter weather travel advisory is in effect for today into this evening. Snowfall accumulations near 10 cm are likely today. Brief freezing rain is possible in some areas during the changeover from snow to rain this afternoon. Local blowing snow is also expected as winds increase throughout the day.
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Trans-Canada expecting 15-20 cm across much of Ontario and Quebec

(Posted:01/10/2017)
ON/QC: Snowfall, with total amounts of 15 to 20 cm is expected from Wawa to Quebec City. A developing Low pressure system from Colorado is expected to track across northeastern Ontario and Quebec today. Snow has developed early this morning, but will become heavier later this morning. Local blowing snow is also possible which may reduce visibility at times. The snow will taper to flurries after midnight tonight.

Sinkhole on TCH forces delays and detours at Hollyrood

(Posted:01/04/2017)
NL: A weather system forecast for the Avalon region today could force some delays in the completion of repairs to a sinkhole on the Trans Canada Highway. The sinkhole, which developed after heavy rains Christmas week, forced the closure of the Trans Canada between Salmonier Line and the Holyrood Access Road. (about 50 km W of St John's) Officials had hoped to have the repairs completed by Thursday, weather permitting, but today's forecast rain and wind may create some delays.
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TCH #17 between Ignace and Dryden re-opened

(Posted:01/03/2017)
ON: ON: Ontario Provincial Police now say Highway 17 is open between Ignace and Dryden. It had been closed for several hours because of bad weather conditions.

TCH #1 reopened to single lane east of Salmon Arm

(Posted:01/03/2017)
BC: The highway had been closed due to a vehicle incident nine kilometres east of Sicamous. Drive BC estimates Highway 1 will be open to two-lane traffic at 9 a.m.. But be careful, slippery sections are reported on the Trans-Canada from Sorrento to 11 kilometres west of Sicamous and sections eight kilometres north of the junction with Highway 97A, in Enderby to the junction with Highway 1, in Salmon Arm.
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TCH through Newfoundland expecting Strong winds and wintry precipitation

(Posted:01/03/2017)
NL: Strong winds and wintry precipitation expected on Wednesday through to Thursday. Meteorologists at Environment Canada are continuing to monitor a developing storm system which appears very likely to bring another episode of strong southeasterly winds, especially to western Newfoundland where wind warnings have been issued. This system will also bring a variety of wintry precipitation on Wednesday into Thursday. Snow is forecast at the onset starting Wednesday morning
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TCH through mainland Nova Scotia expecting freezing rain

(Posted:01/03/2017)
NS: Ice pellets, possibly mixed with snow will begin over southwestern Nova Scotia this evening and push northward over the remainder of the province by Wednesday morning. The ice pellets will changeover to freezing rain for several hours before changing to rain overnight. This changeover to rain is expected to occur overnight for the valley and by Wednesday morning for northern Nova Scotia. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery
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Cape Breton and Halifax areas expecting strong winds

(Posted:01/03/2017)
NS: Strong easterly winds gusting to 90 km/h will develop over southwestern Nova Scotia overnight. The gusty easterlies will spread northeastward reaching Guysborough county Wednesday morning and Cape Breton by noon time Wednesday
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TCH through New Brunswick expecting freeezing rain

(Posted:01/03/2017)
NB: A low pressure system will form tonight over the eastern seaboard and intensify as it tracks across Maine and then through New Brunswick on Wednesday. Precipitation will begin late tonight as a mixture of snow and ice pellets before seeing a switch over to freezing rain Wednesday morning and then over to rain near noon on Wednesday.
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Snow along TCH between 15 and 20 cm across southern Quebec

(Posted:01/03/2017)
QC: Snow with total amounts between 15 and 20 cm is expected today and Wednesday over Central Quebec. (with freezing rain in Gatineau area) Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions. Rapidly accumulating snow could make travel difficult over some locations. Snowfall warnings are issued when significant snowfall is expected.
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Snow and freezing rain along TCH #17 from Sault Ste Marie to Ottawa

(Posted:01/03/2017)
ON: The threat of some freezing rain beginning this morning. Snow or ice pellets are expected begin early this morning but will likely change to some freezing rain later this morning. The freezing rain may linger for a few hours before changing to rain or snow. Untreated roads may become slippery. A freezing rain warning is in effect for much of Eastern Ontario
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Snowstorm along TCH #17 from Kenora to Thunder Bay and Sleeping Giant

(Posted:01/03/2017)
ON: Total snowfall accumulations of 20 to locally 30 centimetres are likely before it tapers off tonight. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become difficult to navigate due to accumulating snow. Rapidly accumulating snow could make travel difficult over some locations. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy sno
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Winter storm and blowing snow in SE Manitoba

(Posted:01/03/2017)
MB: now and blowing snow to southeastern Manitoba and the Red River Valley this morning. Northwesterly winds persist, especially in the Red River Valley where they are gusting to 60 km/h reducing visibilities at times below 500 m in blowing snow. There are highway closures, and several reports of cars off the road.
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Extreme Cold along TCH #16 and Saskatoon

(Posted:01/03/2017)
SK: Extreme cold continues this morning in central Saskatchewan. An arctic ridge of high pressure building into southern Saskatchewan caused temperatures to tumble to -30 C with wind chills near the -40 mark. Saskatoon registered a wind chill of -45 early this morning. Frostbite on exposed skin is possible within 10 minutes at these values. Conditions will moderate above warning thresholds by mid to late morning, although below normal temperatures are expected to prevail much of the week.
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Cold Windchills along TCH in Yoho National Park

(Posted:01/03/2017)
BC: Very cold wind chill values of minus 35 have developed tonight in Yoho Park - Kootenay Park. Conditions will improve Tuesday morning as the temperature increases. Wear appropriate clothing.
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Artica winds affecting Lower Mainland

(Posted:01/03/2017)
BC: An arctic ridge of high pressure over the BC interior will build southwards giving arctic outflow conditions. Wind chill values of minus 20 to minus 25 will persist over the inland sections of the North Coast until Wednesday afternoon. In Whistler, Howe Sound, and the Fraser Valley, wind chill values will drop in the minus 15 to minus 20 range overnight and persist until Wednesday afternoon. Strong northerly winds gusting to 90 km/h in Howe Sound will ease somewhat Tuesday morning and redevelop Tuesday night. In the Fraser Valley, northeasterly winds gusting to 70 km/h are expected.
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TCH #1 near Port aux Basque to get 10-20 cm of snow

(Posted:01/01/2017)
NL: Snowfall, with total amounts of 10 to 20 cm is expected. Snow at times heavy will spread north and eastward tonight. Snowfall accumulations of 10 to 20 cm are expected, with the highest amounts inland. The snow will likely change to rain right along the coast. Precipitation will end before dawn on Monday
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snow, freezing rain, and ice pellets turing to rain by Wednsay along TCH from Montreal through New

(Posted:01/01/2017)
QC/NB: Most of the province will see a mixture of snow, freezing rain, and ice pellets beginning Tuesday evening before gradually changing over to rain by Wednesday morning. For southern New Brunswick the changeover to rain will occur late Tuesday evening. Rain will persist until Wednesday morning giving significant amounts which may require rainfall warnings.
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Snow, ice pellet and freezing rain along #17 fro Sault Ste Marie to Quebec

(Posted:01/01/2017)
ON: Some wintery precipitation is expected to develop later Monday night. It may begin as snow or ice pellets but will likely change to some freezing rain overnight Monday night and continue into Tuesday morning.
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Snow along TCH #1 and TCH #17 from Winnepg to Lake Superior

(Posted:01/01/2017)
MB/ON: Snow will begin over Northwestern Ontario near the Minnesota border late tonight or Monday morning, then reach regions north of Lake Superior Monday afternoon. Areas near the international border over southeastern areas of Manitoba should expect 10 to 20 cm of snow by noon on Tuesday. Accumulations of 5 to 10 centimetres are likely by Monday evening for Thunder Bay with somewhat lesser amounts elsewhere.
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TCH scheduled avalanche control between Golden & Lake Louise

(Posted:12/30/2016)
AB/BC: Trans Canada Hwy will be closed in both directions 2 km east of Golden to 17 km East of Golden for Avalanche Control, 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm Mountain Time on Fri Dec 30.

TCH scheduled avalanche control near Revelstoke

(Posted:12/30/2016)
BC: The TransCanada Hwy will be closed in both directions for avalanche control: 8 km to 26 km west of Revelstoke , 8:00 am to 10:00 am on Fri Dec 30. 44 km east of Revelstoke to 53 km east of Revelstoke (9 km). from West Boundary of Glacier National Park to East Boundary of Glacier National Park (43.8 km), 5:00 am to 1:00 pm on Fri Dec 30 (closed for 2-3 hours at a time)

Snow 20-40 cm along TCH around Quebec City today

(Posted:12/30/2016)
QC: Hazardous winter conditions are expected. A total 20 to 40 centimetres of snow is expected today. In addition to rapidly accumulating snow, the strong winds will contribute to give widespread blowing snow. Conditions will improve gradually overnight Friday to Saturday. Consider postponing non-essential travel until conditions improve.
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Heavy rainfall along TCH is expected

(Posted:12/29/2016)
NL: Rainfall, combined with melting snow, is expected. The frozen ground has a reduced ability to absorb this rainfall. Rain at times heavy is expected to develop over southwestern Newfoundland early Friday and spread to eastern sections in the afternoon. Rainfall amounts of 20 to 30 mm with locally higher amounts are possible. Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. Localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible.
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Rainfall warning along TCH through Nova Scotia

(Posted:12/29/2016)
NS: Rain, heavy at times is expected and the frozen ground has limited ability to absorb the rainfall. The areas of heaviest rain are expected along the Atlantic coast where 30 to 40 millimetres of rain are forecast.
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Strong winds along Northumberland Strait

(Posted:12/29/2016)
PE: An intense low pressure system will move into the Maritimes tonight. Strong southeasterly winds gusting to 90 km/h will affect the island overnight and into Friday morning. On Friday evening, higher than normal water levels are expected along the Gulf of St. Lawrence and the Northumberland Strait near high tide.
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Snowfall along TCH through Maritimes of 15 to 25 xm

(Posted:12/29/2016)
NB: Snowfall, with total amounts of 15 to 20 cm is expected. An intensifying low pressure system will approach the Maritimes from the southwest this evening and will track across northwest New Brunswick on Friday. Snow at times heavy will develop this evening, with blowing snow over exposed areas overnight. Snowfall amounts of 15 to 20 cm are expected, however up to 25 cm are possible in some areas. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow
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Snowfall along TCH between 25 and 50 centimetres

(Posted:12/29/2016)
QC: Snow amounts between 25 and 50 centimetres are expected from Thursday through Friday. A low pressure system developing over the American Eastern Seaboard will begin to track northward this evening. This weather system will become a major storm over Central and Eastern Quebec following its extremely rapid development. The snow that had started over several regions will intensify tonight or Friday morning depending on areas.
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Snowfall from Regina to Ontario Border

(Posted:12/29/2016)
SK/MB: An Alberta Clipper through portions of southeast Saskatchewan and southern Manitoba that will be responsible for bringing 10 to 15 centimetres of snow. Strong northwest winds causing reduced visibilities at times in blowing snow.
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Snowfall of 15-25 cm in high mountain elevations along TCH

(Posted:12/29/2016)
BC: A Pacific frontal system will bring snow to Coquihalla Highway - Hope to Merritt today and tonight of 20 to 25 cm tapering off by Friday morning. Eagle Pass to Rogers Pass and Columbia River is expecting 15 to 25 cm is expected.
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Wet snow turning to freezing rain across New Brunswick & Nova Scotia tonight

(Posted:12/26/2016)
NB/NS: Snow of 15-20 cm in northern NB. In the south and across NS of up to 10cm will change to rain by Tuesday morning and end Tuesday night. There will likely be ice pellets and possibly freezing rain during the changeover. These conditions could significantly impact travel Tuesday morning.
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Snow across Newfoundland 5-10cm, and maybe changing to rain

(Posted:12/26/2016)
NL: On this track, snow will develop over all areas before a transition to rain occurs. Most areas of the island will see snowfall accumulations from 5 to 10 cm before the transition. However, precipitation over the Great Northern Peninsula will likely stay as snow and warnings may be required with subsequent forecasts. Strong winds will accompany this system, especially along the south coast.
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Freezing rain from Montreal to Quebec City into NB

(Posted:12/26/2016)
QC: Freezing rain will affect Western Quebec beginning late this morning. This area will gradually move eastward and will reach greater Montréal this afternoon then the Mauricie, the Eastern Townships and Quebec city areas this evening. This freezing rain will occur for several hours and will cause ice accretion ranging from 5 to 10 millimetres.
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Freezing rain, ice pellets from Wawa to Sudbury to Ottawa and south to Toronto

(Posted:12/26/2016)
ON: Freezing rain is spreading across much of Northeastern Ontario this morning. 5 to 10 millimetres of ice accretion is possible during this event. The precipitation may be mixed at times with snow or ice pellets. The event will end later today with temperatures rising and the freezing rain changing to rain or wet snow.
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snowstorm from Regina thorugh Manitoba to Kenora along TCH

(Posted:12/26/2016)
SK/MB/ON: While snowfall rates will gradually diminish today, northwest winds will strengthen and as a result, considerable blowing snow is still likely with poor visibilities in many areas. The bulk of the snow has already fallen from this system, with a further 5 to 10 cm expected in most areas for storm totals in the 20 to 30 cm range.
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Snowfall in Greater Vancouver & Vancouver Island 20-25 cm

(Posted:12/26/2016)
BC: Snowfall, with total amounts of 20 to 25 cm is expected. An approaching Pacific frontal system will give snow to the Sea to Sky Highway beginning this morning. Snow near Squamish will become heavier this afternoon and persist tonight. Total snow accumulations up to 25 cm can be expected near Squamish by Tuesday Morning.
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high winds in Crowsnest Pass area

(Posted:12/26/2016)
AB: Strong westerly winds gusting to 100 km/h will develop this morning morning and continue into this evening. Gusts may be even stronger than 100 km/h on Tuesday morning before gradually weakening later that day. Blowing snow is likely over open areas and along highways as the winds develop.
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Snowfall along TCH through Shuswap & Okanagan of 10-15 cm

(Posted:12/23/2016)
BC: A frontal system over the southern BC Interior will continue to spread heavy snow over the above regions this afternoon. Additional snowfall amounts of 2 to 5 cm are expected before the heavy snow tapers to flurries this evening. Rapidly accumulating snow could make travel difficult over some locations. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow.
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Snowfall along TCH in Calgary area of 15 cm expected

(Posted:12/23/2016)
AB: 4 cm of snow has been reported thus far at the Calgary International Airport but higher amounts are expected to have fallen in areas to the west of Calgary. The snow will continue overnight with another 5 to 10 cm possible by Saturday morning.
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Mixed precipitation along TCH #1 Christmas Eve night into Christmas Day.

(Posted:12/23/2016)
NL: Periods of snow are forecast to spread across the Island Christmas Eve night before transitioning to rain over much of southern and eastern Newfoundland late overnight. Rain will transition back to snow over these same areas by Sunday evening. The mix of snow and rain has the potential to create poor driving conditions on slushy roads, along with reduced visibilities in blowing snow Christmas night. Snow may reach 15 cm on Avalon Peninsula
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Snow, ie pellets, freezing rain along TCH from Gatineau to Gaspe

(Posted:12/23/2016)
QC: Winter storm potentially starting late Christmas night or Boxing Day with a wintery mix of snow, ice pellets and freezing rain for many regions of Quebec. It will likely change to rain Boxing Day as well, before tapering off to some snow or flurries on the night of Boxing Day.
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Snow, ie pellets, freezing rain along TCH #17 from Wawa to Ottawa

(Posted:12/23/2016)
ON: Winter storm potentially starting late Christmas night or Boxing Day with a wintery mix of snow, ice pellets and freezing rain for many regions including much of Northeastern and Eastern Ontario. It will likely change to rain Boxing Day as well, before tapering off to some snow or flurries on the night of Boxing Day.
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Snow and Wind along TCH #17 around Thunder Bay

(Posted:12/23/2016)
ON: Snowfall expected 15-30 cm in Northwestern Ontario on Christmas Day and Boxing Day, combined with strong winds creating blowing snow and poor visibility.
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Snow and Wind along TCH #17 around Thunder Bay

(Posted:12/23/2016)
ON: Snowfall expected 15-30 cm in Northwestern Ontario on Christmas Day and Boxing Day, combined with strong winds creating blowing snow and poor visibility.
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Snow and Cold along TCH #1 from Regina to Ontario

(Posted:12/23/2016)
SK/MB: southeastern Saskatchewan and most of southern Manitoba on Christmas Day and Boxing Day. Widespread blowing snow with visibilities reduced to near zero at times, followed by cold arctic air with extreme windchill values likely by New Years Eve.
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TCH #1 closed west of Lake Louise this morning...

(Posted:12/21/2016)
BC: The Trans-Canada Highway will be closed in both directions for avalanche control between Field and Lake Louise from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. today. Delays of up to one hour are expected.  The highway was also closed overnight from Three Valley Gap to eight kilometres west of Revelstoke for electrical maintenance between midnight and 2:30 a.m.

Snowfall warnings in high elevations

(Posted:12/19/2016)
BC: Along the Trans-Canada Eagle Pass to Rogers Pass, Highway 3, and Sea to Sky #99 Highway. 10 to 15 cm of snow is expected
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Wind warnings across much of Alberta

(Posted:12/19/2016)
AB: An approaching upper disturbance will spread strong westerly winds across Alberta today. The winds are expected to reach warning level strength along the foothills in the Alberta elbow and over southwestern regions. Westerly winds of 80 gusting 100 km/h are possible today in the southwest while further north winds may reach 70 gusting 90 km/h Central Alberta including the City of Edmonton.
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Snow Squall warning (15-20 sm) along TCH in Newfoundland

(Posted:12/16/2016)
NL: Snow squalls are expected. Under the snow squall bands, visibilities will be significantly reduced due to the heavy snow combined with blowing snow, and snow will quickly accumulate. Snow squalls are forecast to continue today and tonight, giving amounts locally between 10 and 20 cm.
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Extreme Cold Warning in effect for NB/NS

(Posted:12/16/2016)
NB/NS: A period of very cold wind chills is expected. A bitterly cold airmass still lingers over the province today with wind chill values near minus 35 expected to persist over much of New Brunswick until mid afternoon today. Northwestern regions of New Brunswick should once again experience wind chill values near minus 35 tonight and early Saturday morning.
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Snowfall warning for TCH #17 from Wawa to Ottawa

(Posted:12/16/2016)
ON: Snowfall, with total amounts of 15 to 20 cm is expected. Another significant snowfall on the way overnight into Saturday.
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TCH closed between Confederation Bridge and Charlottewtown

(Posted:12/16/2016)
PEI: NOTICE please be advised the TCH Orwell Corner is closed due to the storm The Department of Transportation will be pulling the plows off the road due to poor visibility until further notice
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Winter storm warning for southern Newfoundland and Avalon

(Posted:12/13/2016)
NL: Snow, at times heavy, will continue today before tapering to flurries tonight. Total accumulations of 15 to 20 cm are expected. This snow will combine with strong winds to give reduced visibilities in blowing snow today, especially during the morning commute. Snow accumulations over southernmost sections of the Avalon Peninsula may be reduced as snow mixes with, or changes to, rain this afternoon.
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Snow Squalls alongTCH #17 from Wawa to Sault Ste Marie

(Posted:12/13/2016)
ON: Long lived snow squalls are expected to develop. Under the snow squall bands, visibilities will be significantly reduced due to the heavy snow, and snow will quickly accumulate. A cold front will bring a fresh blast of Arctic air for Northeastern Ontario this morning. Behind this cold front lake effect snow squalls are expected to develop over eastern Lake Superior and will significantly impact travel in this area. The heaviest snow squalls are forecast to develop later this morning and are not expected to end until Thursday morning. A
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Snowfall of 20-30 cm expected for Vancouver Island, Greater Vancouver and lower Fraser Valley

(Posted:12/10/2016)
BC: Snowfall with total amounts of 20 to 30 cm expected this weekend. Cold arctic air over the Fraser Valley combined with precipitation associated with a low offshore will produce another round of snow this weekend. Communities in western sections of the Fraser Valley can expect higher amounts. As well, a there is a risk of freezing rain for western sections of the Fraser Valley tonight and Sunday morning.

Air Quality warning in Valemont section of TCH #16 Yellowhead

(Posted:12/10/2016)
BC: Stagnant winter weather conditions are creating elevated pollution levels. Air Quality Advisory for Valemount. The Ministry of Environment in collaboration with Northern Health is continuing the air quality advisory for Valemount due to high concentrations of fine particulates that are expected to persist until weather conditions change
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Snow squalls along TCH in Cape Breton area (15 cm overnight)

(Posted:12/10/2016)
NS: A cold northwesterly flow has established itself over the region bringing with it frequent flurries. An intense snow squall has set up over the Northumberland Strait affecting parts of Pictou and Antigonish counties. This snow squall could bring localized snowfall amounts in excess of 15 cm tonight.

Snow (10-15 cm) expected along Highway 401 from Windsor to Kingston

(Posted:12/10/2016)
ON: A total 10 to 15 cm of snow possible beginning Sunday and ending Monday morning. A low pressure system brewing in Colorado is expected to track towards the central Great Lakes later this weekend and impact the Golden Horseshoe Sunday and Sunday night. Current information suggests the precipitation will fall primarily as snow, but with a possibility of changing over to rain early Monday morning, particularly near the shores of Lake Ontari
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Snow Squall expected along Highway 400 near Barrie-Orillia-Midland

(Posted:12/10/2016)
ON: Snow squalls are expected to develop. Under the snow squall bands, visibilities will be significantly reduced due to the heavy snow combined with blowing snow, and snow will quickly accumulate. Snow squalls coming off the Great Lakes may occasionally extend into the region today
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Alberta to suffer -20 temps for remainder of week

(Posted:12/11/2016)
AB: Temperatures across the province to drop tp or below -20 until at least Friday this week,

Vancouver & Victoria areas expecting snow of 5 cm

(Posted:12/05/2016)
BC: Snowfall accumulations will vary across the region depending on surface temperature and due to the convective nature of the unstable airmass that is moving over the region. However, higher elevations and communities away from the water are more likely to see accumulating snow.
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Winter storm stretching along TCH from Regina SK to Kenora ON

(Posted:12/05/2016)
SK/MB/ON: Snow, 15 to 30 cm, will fall through Wednesday, deepest over SW Manitoba. Northerly winds gusting to 50 or 60 km/h Monday and Tuesday will cause blowing snow for most of Tuesday and into Wednesday.
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Major snowfall anloing TCH form Quebec City to Moncton

(Posted:12/01/2016)
QC/NB: A major weather system over Southern Quebec will gradually move eastward today. A total of 15 to 30 centimetres of snow is expected in Quebec, and 15-20 across New Brunswick by Friday morning. Higher elevations could receive up to 40 cm. Prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow.
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rainfall 80-100 mm along Superior North Shore from Kakabeka Falls to Nipigon

(Posted:11/29/2016)
ON: Most areas near the Lake Superior shoreline have received 80 to 100 mm of rain through Monday and Monday night. Rain will be generally light today before tapering to scattered showers or flurries this evening. Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. Localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible. Watch for possible washouts near rivers, creeks and culverts.
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Snowfall warning 15-20 cm across central NB and NS

(Posted:11/29/2016)
NB/NS: A low pressure system approaching from the west will track across southern New England tonight and cross southwestern Nova Scotia on Wednesday. Snow will spread across the province by early this evening and end Wednesday morning. Total snowfall amounts near 20 cm are forecast for much of the southern half of New Brunswick.
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Freezing rain in Ottawa Valley CTH #17/417 from North Bay to Montreal

(Posted:11/29/2016)
ON/QC: Freezing rain is expected to begin early this morning and may last until midday. Temperatures are expected to rise above the freezing mark either later this morning or this afternoon resulting in the freezing rain changing to rain. Temperatures in low lying areas will be the last to rise above the freezing mark. These areas are expected to see the most ice accumulation from freezing rain, Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery. There may be a significant impact on rush hour traffic in urban areas.
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Freesing raing along TSH 17/417 in Ottawa Valley

(Posted:11/28/2016)
ON: An extended period of freezing rain is likely Tuesday morning. Freezing rain is expected to begin early Tuesday morning and may last until midday. Temperatures are expected to rise above the freezing mark either late Tuesday morning or Tuesday afternoon resulting in the freezing rain changing to rain

Strong winds 70-80 km/h along TCH from Sault Ste Marie to Mattawa

(Posted:11/28/2016)
ON: Southerly winds will strengthen today with gusts of 70-80 kilometres per hour developing late this evening and persisting through the night. The strong winds are forecast to begin weakening Tuesday morning. High winds may toss loose objects or cause small tree branches to break. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions due to high winds.

Significant rain along TCH around Thunder Bay

(Posted:11/28/2016)
ON: Significant rainfall today and tonight with total amounts of 30 to 50 mm likely by Tuesday. An area of rain at times heavy is affecting places near the Lake Superior shoreline this morning. This rain is expected to diminish in intensity by this afternoon. In addition, gusty east winds to 70 km/h are expected. Rain should taper off by Tuesday.

Heavy snow along SK-MB border, extended eastward to Brandon

(Posted:11/28/2016)
SK, MB: There may be a brief period of freezing rain or pellets at precipitation onset. Current indications are that most areas surrounding the warning regions will see up to 15 cm of snow by Wednesday. 20 to 30 cm is forecast by Tuesday over extreme southwestern Manitoba and the Parkland region where the warnings are in effect.
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Near-zero visibility Fog advisory across Alberta along Highway 16, 2, and 1

(Posted:11/28/2016)
AB, SK: Under a moist airmass, low cloud and areas of dense fog are expected to persist into the morning with patchy freezing drizzle also possible. This fog may cause near-zero visibilities at times in much of central and south-central Alberta, however the cities of Red Deer and Calgary, have improved. The fog extends east along the TCH into Saskatchewan to Swift Current.
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Snow across maritimes on Tuesday

(Posted:11/28/2016)
NB, NS, PE: A low pressure system will approach the Maritimes Tuesday evening. Snow will spread across the region Tuesday night and then likely change to rain on Wednesday. Significant accumulations of snow are possible before the changeover to rain
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Snowfall in Rogers Pass to Banff with 15-25 cm by Saturday

(Posted:11/25/2016)
BC-AB: Snowfall warning in effect for: •Trans-Canada Highway - Eagle Pass to Rogers Pass An additional 5 to 10 cm of snow will fall at Rogers Pass and Kootenay Pass before the snow ends this morning. Another low pressure system from Washington will invade the Kootenay region tonight. Light snow will begin this evening and become heavy at times before morning. 15 to 25 cm of snow will fall on Kootenay Pass before the system weakens on Saturday evening.
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Snowfall warning for Ottawa Valley and TCH #17 1(5-20 cm)

(Posted:11/21/2016)
ON: Periods of snow will taper to scattered flurries this evening. Additional snowfall amounts up to 5 cm are expected today. Ottawa Airport has reported 16 cm as of 10 am. Strong northwest winds gusting up to 60 km/h will accompany the snow resulting in reduced visibility in blowing snow. Caution while driving is recommended. Lake Effect snow around Barrie and the Highway 400 corridor. The flurry and local snow squall activity has weakened this morning. Although some flurries are likely today, amounts will be 2 cm or less
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Rainfall warning for Avalon Peninsula and St John^s, up to 60mm

(Posted:11/18/2016)
NL: Periods of rain today will give way to rain at times heavy this evening and last through Sunday morning as a low pressure system stalls south of the Maritimes. Rainfall amounts up to 60 mm are expected by Saturday evening with the potential for locally higher amounts. Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. Localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible.
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Snow facross Quebec or Sunday and Monday.

(Posted:11/18/2016)
QC: A low pressure system from Colorado will reach Northwestern Quebec Saturday afternoon before slowly moving eastward on Sunday and Monday. The rain will gradually change to snow Sunday morning over Western Quebec and Sunday evening over central areas. Several regions will receive their first snow blanket of the season.
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Fog Advisory for St John's, Avalon Peninsula, and Burin Peninsula

(Posted:11/16/2016)
NL: Areas of fog over eastern Newfoundland are forecast to become more extensive tonight as the air mass over the Island becomes increasingly humid. Conditions are expected to improve over some areas during the day on Thursday, but dense fog will likely persist where winds blow onshore as well as over higher elevations. Further improvement will likely follow Thursday night into Friday, but there is the potential for another episode of foggy weather this weekend. If travelling, be prepared for areas of near-zero visibility
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Coastal Storn Surge around Quebec City (not afffecting TCH directly)

(Posted:11/16/2016)
QC: Higher than normal water levels with large waves are expected near the coast. Coastal flood warning issued jointly by Fisheries and Oceans Canada (Science) and the Meteorological Service of Canada An intense low pressure system from the eastern American seaboard will give strong winds over the above mentioned regions.
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Winter Storm warning along TransCanada #17 from Kenora to Wawa

(Posted:11/16/2016)
ON: Early season winter storm with 15-25 cm snow and blowing snow. Precipitation will start out as rain or wet snow on Thursday evening then change over to all snow by Friday morning.
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fog advisory along the TCH f rom Portage la Prairie to the Ontario border

(Posted:11/03/2016)
MB: Warm air ahead of an approaching warm front is overriding cool moist air near the surface resulting in widespread fog. Visibilities will improve Friday morning from west to east as the winds become more westerly and flush the fog out of the area. Visibility may be significantly and suddenly reduced to near zero.

fog advisory along the TCH f rom Portage la Prairie to the Ontario border

(Posted:11/03/2016)
MB: Warm air ahead of an approaching warm front is overriding cool moist air near the surface resulting in widespread fog. Visibilities will improve Friday morning from west to east as the winds become more westerly and flush the fog out of the area. Visibility may be significantly and suddenly reduced to near zero.

Wind warning for Crowsnest Pass and TCH# 3

(Posted:11/02/2016)
AB: Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring. Wind gusts to 100 km/h are expected to develop for the Crowsnest Pass, Cardston, Lethbridge, and southern Claresholm regions this morning. These winds should diminish this evening.
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Heavy rainfall for metro Vancouver today & evening

(Posted:11/02/2016)
BC: A rain shadow to the lee of the Olympic Mountains is likely to create a large variation in total rainfall amounts across Metro Vancouver. 50-60 mm of rain is expected for the North Shore whereas areas such as Tsawwassen and Delta may only receive 10-20 mm total.
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Snowfall alert for Trans-Canada Highway - Eagle Pass to Rogers Pass 15-20 cm

(Posted:11/02/2016)
BC: Snowfall of 15 to 20 cm is expected as a Pacific frontal system is hitting the Rogers Pass. The snow is expected to change to rain this afternoon with total accumulation of 10 to 20 cm forecast. Rapidly accumulating snow will make travel difficult. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow. Weather in the mountains can change suddenly resulting in hazardous driving conditions
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First appreciable snow for parts of Southern Ontario.

(Posted:10/26/2016)
ON: The higher terrain of the Dundalk Highlands and many regions to the east and southeast of Georgian Bay, extending to the Ottawa Valley. 2 to 5 centimetres are expected. Rain is expected for many regions of Southern Ontario, especially over southwestern regions, Niagara and much of the Greater Toronto Area and east along the north shore of Lake Ontario.
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TCH closed west of Field due to rockblasting till noon Wendesday

(Posted:10/26/2016)
BC: Rockblasting west of Field has closed the TCH in BOTH DIRECTIONS for much today, road expected to re-open around 5 pm. A blast left too much debris to clear off quickly. The task is expected to be complete by NON WEDNESDAY Suggested detour: Golden to Radium to Lake Louise (about 2 hours, instead of the usual 45 minutes)

TCH closed west of Field due to rockblasting

(Posted:10/25/2016)
BC: Rockblasting west of Field has closed the TCH in BOTH DIRECTIONS for much today, road expected to re-open around 5 pm. A blast left too much debris to clear off quickly. Field crew at the lcoation say "maybe 5pm" Suggested detour: Golden to Radium to Lake Louise (about 2 hours, instead of the usual 45 minutes)

Fog across much of Alberta, with near-zero visibility

(Posted:10/25/2016)
AB: Widespread fog has developed across central Alberta overnight with visibilities at times near zero. Will continue through to late this morning for most of Central Alberta, and into the early afternoon for regions in East-central Alberta. Visibility may be significantly and suddenly reduced to near zero. Travel is expected to be hazardous due to reduced visibility.
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Rainfall warning across the Maritimes for weekend

(Posted:10/20/2016)
NB/NS/PE/NL: A vigorous low pressure system is expected to cross the Maritimes Friday and Saturday accompanied by a strong cold front. High degree of uncertainty in the location of heaviest rain but it is likely to be heaviest overnight Friday and into Saturday, with localized flooding.
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Rainfall warning along St Lawrence River, from Kingston to City

(Posted:10/20/2016)
ON/QU: Rainfall will be especially heavy overnight tonight and Friday morning. Rainfall amounts of 50 to 70 millimetres are expected by late Friday. Saturday and Sunday, a low pressure system currently east of Florida may interact with this first system. More significant rainfall amounts could occur over Southern and Central Quebec adding to what will have already fallen.
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Wind warning for Crowsnest Pass along Highway #3

(Posted:10/20/2016)
AB: Very strong wind gusts that may cause damage are expected to develop this morning and continue until this evening. Wind gusts of 100 km/h are possible for the southern areas and up to 90 km/h in the Claresholm area. Gusty winds can damage soft shelters, tents and awnings at outdoor events. High winds may toss loose objects or cause tree branches to break. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions due to high winds.
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Rainstorm expected from White River to Sault Ste Marie

(Posted:10/17/2016)
ON: A fall storm expected for Northeastern Ontario tonight and Tuesday. An active fall weather pattern has settled in over the province. An initial round of rain and some thunderstorms will move across portions of Northeastern Ontario today. A more important low pressure system will emerge from Kansas this morning and intensify into a rather classic fall storm as it moves across the Great Lakes tonight then quickly into Northern Quebec later on Tuesday. Significant rain is expected with this storm, in the order of 20 to 30 millimetres with localized 40 mm likely in a few locales.
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For alert in central and easter Alberta

(Posted:10/17/2016)
AV: Near zero visibility in fog is expected or occurring. Areas of fog and patchy freezing drizzle have developed overnight. Dense fog from Red Deer to Brooks has reduced visibility to near zero especially along the QE2 Highway corridor. Conditions will improve near noon today. Visibility may be significantly and suddenly reduced to near zero

BC Ferries sailing cancelled remainder of Satiurday

(Posted:10/15/2016)
BC: BC Ferries cancelled all sailings to/from the Island for the remainder of Saturday because of stormy weather. Winds expected to reach over 100km/hour make the seas too rough.
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Central Alberta expecting mix of snow and freezing rain

(Posted:10/13/2016)
AB: The area extending from #16 Yellowhead south to #1 Trans-Canada is expecting a mix of freezing rain and snow. From Peace River track eastward into Saskatchewan this evening expects 2 to 5 cm of snow. Up 5 to 10 cm is expected around Cold Lake. Areas south of Edmonton expect freezing rain from Rocky Mountain House to Airdrie.
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Banff & Jasper National Parks expecting 10-15 cm of snow

(Posted:10/13/2016)
AB: A band of heavy snow will move over Banff National Park tonight and will impact Highway 93 north of Banff. Areas along the Icefields parkway can expect to see upwards of 15 cm of snow by Friday afternoon while areas in and around the Banff townsite will likely only see up to 2
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Heavy rains on Vancouver Island and Lower Mainland

(Posted:10/13/2016)
BC: Heavy rain over the South Coast will ease briefly later this morning. A second stronger storm (remnants of Typhoon Songda) will arrive on the South Coast this evening. An additional 80 to 100 mm of rainfall can be expected over Howe Sound and Metro Vancouver by Friday evening. Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads
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TransCanada Highway closed in both directions in Terra Nova National Park

(Posted:10/11/2016)
NL: TransCanada Highway closed in both directions in Terra Nova National Park, in eastern Newfoundland. Repairs expected to take the day (Tuesday). Damage across the island is caused by flooding from the remains of Hurricane Matthew.
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Snow expected across a band of Saskatchewan, affecting TCH

(Posted:10/05/2016)
SK: Snowfall, with total amounts of 10 to 15 cm continues, across a band of west and central Saskatchewan. Snow continues to fall in western and central Saskatchewan today and tonight, It will taper off on Thursday.
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Frost warning for Nova Scotia and New Brunswick

(Posted:10/04/2016)
NB, NS: Temperatures are expected to drop to the freezing mark tonight and into Wednesday morning. Frost advisories are issued when temperatures are expected to the reach freezing mark during the growing season, leading to potential damage and destruction to plants and crops.
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Snowfall warning for Cypress Hills Provincial Park area

(Posted:10/04/2016)
AB: Snowfall, with total amounts of 10 to 15 cm is expected. An intense low pressure system moving northward into southern Saskatchewan is spreading precipitation across southern Saskatchewan and into southwestern Alberta. Most of precipitation will falling as rain, but at the higher elevations of the Cypress Hills 15 -20 cm of snow is possible by Wednesday evening.
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Highway 401 reopens east-bound lanes at Ganaoque

(Posted:09/14/2016)
ON: 1 person dead, westbound Highway 401 still closed after fiery tractor-trailer crash Eastbound lanes reopened, westbound lanes still closed from Thousand Islands Parkway to Reynolds Road, OPP say
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Highway 401 Shut down near Gananoque BOTH directions

(Posted:09/14/2016)
ON: Just in! Highway 401 Shut down near Gananoque. A car-truck fire (near marker 652) has shut down the 401 in BOTH DIRECTIONS. Expect this to take several hours to clear up.
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Tsawwassen waterpark closes after more than 30 years in business

(Posted:09/14/2016)
BC: A very popular spot in the Vancouver area, and for Trans-Canada Travellers with a wait for the Tsawwassen ferry to Vancouver Island. It's the end of an era - Splashdown Park closed its doors after 33 years in business. John Hua has more.
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Highway 401 Shut down near Gananoque

(Posted:09/14/2016)
ON: Just in! A car-truck fire (near marker 652) has shut down the 401 in BOTH DIRECTIONS. Expect this to take several hours to clear up.

Thunderstorm and TORNADO alerts for Yellowhead #16 between Edmonton and Saskatoon

(Posted:08/04/2016)
AB: a line of severe thunderstorms capable of producing up to nickel size hail and torrential rain. This line of thunderstorms is located from 20 km north of Smoky Lake to 10 km northwest of Brosseau and is moving very slowly. Heavy downpours are likely to cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. Remember, severe thunderstorms can produce tornadoes. Avoid driving through water on roads.
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MB: Tornado alerts in western Manitoba, Severe thunderstorms along TCH

(Posted:08/03/2016)
MB: Tornado alerts in western Manitoba: Melita, Boissevain, Turtle Mountain Provincial Park Killarney, Pilot Mound, Manitou, Virden, Souris Sever thunderstorms in central and eastern Manitoba along TCH, from Riding Mountain, Portage La Prairie, Winnipeg, to Ontario border
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Calgary real estate market continues to cool as house sales drop for 20th month in a row

(Posted:08/02/2016)
AB: Calgary's real estate picture continues to diverge from the hot markets in Toronto and Vancouver with a 20th consecutive month of declining home sales in July. The Calgary Real Estate Board said Tuesday that sales activity totalled 1,741 units last month, for a 12.6 per cent decrease over last year.
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Thousands of Metro Vancouver real estate deals caught by tax deadline

(Posted:08/02/2016)
BC: Deals collapsing under the weight of extra costs from 15% tax which came as a 'shock' Real estate deals are collapsing in B.C. for buyers and sellers who missed the deadline to be exempt from the recently created 15 per cent foreign-buyer aimed tax. Realtors estimate that 3,000-4,000 deals are in limbo, as they had not closed before the tax came into effect Aug. 2.
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'Trump Bump' in Cape Breton draws tourists, but few new residents

(Posted:08/02/2016)
NS: Traffic to the region's tourism website is up, as are bookings at hotels and B&Bs. Visitors so far say they find Cape Breton isolated and admit the harsh winters are a deterrent. Vancouver or other parts of Canada that are "a little more temperate" are better options, they say.
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Upgraded our city pages with better maps, links

(Posted:07/26/2016)
Canada: We have updated our CITY pages to include "pinterest-style" listings of some featured attractions and accommodations in that community. We also updated the maps to better show the core tourist area, as well as surrounding neighbourhoods & communities. This much more visual approach is best accessed on http://TransCanadaHighway.com, see the Cities & Provinces pop-down list on the right side
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Updated & Improved Toronto and to/from Toronto info

(Posted:07/26/2016)
Canada: We added more info about Toronto and southern Ontario, while not actually on the Trans-Canada, this is a popular detour or starting point for a trip to Canada. This reflects a lot of new Toronto area content (and business listings) added in recent years on our sister http://FoundLocally.com website
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BC adds 15% sales tax on foreign-bought homes

(Posted:07/26/2016)
BC: Foreign buyers of Metro Vancouver real estate will be taxed an additional 15 per cent, the government announced Monday in new legislation. The tax would increase the property transfer tax on non-Canadian citizens or non-permanent residents purchasing homes. It would begin Aug. 2 and apply to all residential property in Metro Vancouver, excluding the Tsawwassen First Nation. The government said the additional tax on a $2 million home in the Lower Mainland would amount to $300,000 on a foreign citizen.
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Southern Rideau Canal affected by drought conditions

(Posted:07/26/2016)
ON: Effective immediately, the available draft in the southern section (from Newboro Lockstation to Lake Ontario) of the Rideau Canal is reduced from the standard five (5) feet. This reduction is necessary to ensure safe navigation and is the result of low water levels due to a lack of precipitation and evaporation caused by unseasonably high temperatures. Navigation in the northern section (Ottawa River to Newboro Lockstation including the Tay Canal) of the Rideau Canal is not impacted and boat traffic can continue to move freely throughout this area.
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Heat Warning in effect Ottawa Valley & Southern Ontario

(Posted:07/22/2016)
ON: Hot and humid conditions will continue today. High temperatures today are expected to be near 30 with humidex values approaching 40. Temperatures will cool overnight into Saturday bringing some relief. Temperature and humidex values tonight into the weekend are forecast below warning criteria but it will still be quite warm through the weekend into next week. Don not leave unattended pers or people in your vehicle
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Heat Warning in effect across northern Ontario

(Posted:07/22/2016)
ON: From Kenora to Ottawa, Humidex values reaching near 40 are expected. Hot and humid conditions are expected to continue today. High temperatures are expected to reach or exceed 29. There is the chance of brief showers or thunderstorms over Northeastern Ontario today which will provide some relief from the heat. Temperatures are expected to cool overnight into Saturday bringing this heat event to an end
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Severe thunderstorm warning along TCH from Brooks to Strathmore

(Posted:07/13/2016)
AB: severe thunderstorms capable of producing in excess of 50 mm of rain. Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. Lightning kills and injures Canadians every year. Remember, when thunder roars, go indoors! Severe thunderstorm warnings are issued when imminent or occurring thunderstorms are likely to produce or are producing one or more of the following: large hail, damaging winds, torrential rainfall.

Heat warnings along TCH #17 from Wawa to Ottawa

(Posted:07/13/2016)
ON: Heat and humidity continue today with high temperatures again reaching near 30 degrees. Lows this morning are warm in the 18 to 21 degree range. The passage of a cold front on Thursday will bring an end to the heat for most areas, although some regions may still experience high temperatures near 28 degrees ahead of the front.

Heat warnings along TCH from Gatineau to Montreal to Quebec City

(Posted:07/15/2016)
QC: A warm and humid air mass will move into several areas of Southern Quebec today giving maximum temperatures above 30 degrees Celsius. Humidex values will range from 40 to 42. The uncomfortable conditions will continue Thursday and gradually improve Friday.

Forest fire closing stretch of TCH #1 at Lytton

(Posted:07/01/2016)
BCV: A wildfire has closed a stretch of the Trans-Canada Highway in British Columbia's southern Interior. Drive BC says the highway is blocked in both directions between Hope to Cache Creek. The BC Wildfire Service says a two-hectare blaze is burning about two kilometres west of Lytton
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Forest fire sloing stretch of TCH #1 at Lytton

(Posted:07/01/2016)
BCV: A wildfire has closed a stretch of the Trans-Canada Highway in British Columbia's southern Interior. Drive BC says the highway is blocked in both directions between Hope to Cache Creek. The BC Wildfire Service says a two-hectare blaze is burning about two kilometres west of Lytton
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Fog Advisory along south coast of Newfoundland

(Posted:06/27/2016)
NL: Long-lasting fog with visibility near zero is expected or occurring. Extensive fog along the South Coast and southern Avalon is forecast to become patchy or dissipate entirely tonight before reforming early Tuesday. The fog is then expected to persist through the remainder of the week as the predominant southwesterly flow of humid air continues. The Channel-Port aux Basques region remains excluded from the advisory at this time. However, is it likely that the advisory will be expanded westward to cover this area by the middle part of the week.
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Highway 407 east extension opens Monday and will be free until 2017

(Posted:06/26/2016)
ON: The 407 (Toronto bypass) east extension opens Monday, in time for the morning commute. The good news announcement was made Friday, as Transportation Minister Steven Del Duca spoke to media and stakeholders from the roadway in Whitby. With word of the opening, Del Duca also announced that the 407 would remain free from Brock Road to Harmony Road and down the 412 link, until sometime in 2017.

Severe thunderstorm watch from SK-AB border east to Thunder Bay, ON

(Posted:06/18/2016)
SK, MB, ON: A disturbance tracking eastward across northern Montana is triggering isolated thunderstorms early this afternoon over northwestern Montana. These thunderstorms are expected to intensify later this afternoon as they move northeastward into southern Saskatchewan. Damaging winds and large hail will be the main threats with these thunderstorms. There is also a slight risk of a tornadic activity near the international boundary.

Severe Thunderstorm warning for Kenora area along TCH

(Posted:06/17/2016)
ON: Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts, large hail and heavy rain. An area of thunderstorms approaching from southern Manitoba will affect areas near Lake of the Woods this morning. Some of these thunderstorms may become severe with hail and gusty winds. Very heavy rainfall, frequent lightning, Large hail, and strong wind gusts, and lightning can be expected.
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Frost advisory around northern New Brunwswick

(Posted:06/15/2016)
NB: Frost advisory in effect for Edmundston, Grand Falls, Wooodstock, and Campbellton. Persons in or near this area should be on the lookout for adverse weather conditions and take necessary safety precautions.
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Wreckhouse wind warning along west coat of Newfoundland

(Posted:06/12/2016)
NL: Very strong wind gusts are expected or occurring Strong southeasterly winds gusting to 130 km/h are expected to develop in the Wreckhouse area tonight. Wind gusts will diminish to 100 km/h early Monday morning and to below warning criteria later Monday morning. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions due to high winds. Wreckhouse wind warnings are issued when there is a significant risk of damaging winds
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Strong Les Suetes winds gusts in wter Cape Breton

(Posted:06/12/2016)
NS: Strong Les Suetes winds gusting to 100 km/h will develop that may cause damage are expected or occurring. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions due to high winds. Loose objects may be tossed by the wind and cause injury or damage.
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Rainfall worning about northestern New Brunswick

(Posted:06/12/2016)
NB: A low pressure system will move into southeastern New Brunswick tonight and then remain nearly stationary. This will bring periods of rain and showers that will persist into Monday night. Rainfall amounts along the Bay de Chaleur may reach 50 mm or more, with the majority coming tonight.
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Heat Warning in effect for Calgary and Alberta along TCH

(Posted:06/06/2016)
AB: Significantly above-normal temperatures for the beginning of the week. Daytime highs exceeding 32 degrees Celsius in extreme southern Alberta and temperatures exceeding 29 degrees Celsius through south-central regions. Overnight lows in the mid teens. These conditions will continue through Wednesday and may possibly last longer. Heat illnesses are preventable.
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Heat Warning in effect for Calgary and Alberta along TCH

(Posted:06/06/2016)
AB: Significantly above-normal temperatures for the beginning of the week. Daytime highs exceeding 32 degrees Celsius in extreme southern Alberta and temperatures exceeding 29 degrees Celsius through south-central regions. Overnight lows in the mid teens. These conditions will continue through Wednesday and may possibly last longer. Heat illnesses are preventable.
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Heavy rain east and south of Regina, Saskatchewan

(Posted:05/31/2016)
SK: A low pressure system in North Dakota will continue to bring rain to southeastern Saskatchewan, with an additional 20-30 mm expected today. The rain will taper this evening, but localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible.
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Persistent fog along entire south coast of Newfoundland, with visibility near zero

(Posted:05/24/2016)
NL: Fog will continue to expand over southern coastal Newfoundland tonight as a south to southeasterly flow brings increasingly humid air towards the Island. The fog will persist through Wednesday and Wednesday night, followed by a gradual improving trend on Thursday as a drier air mass begins to approach Newfoundland. Visibility may be significantly and suddenly reduced to near zero
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10-20 cm Snowfall warning hits parts of S.W. Alberta

(Posted:05/22/2016)
AB: There could be a lot of unhappy campers this May long weekend as a snowfall warning covering parts of southwestern Alberta was issued Saturday. Airdrie, Banff, Canmore, Cochrane, Nordegg, Olds, Rocky Mountain House and Sundre are covered by the warning. Environment Canada says each of those communities can expect between 10 and 20 centimetres of snow between Saturday and Sunday afternoon.
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Air quality warning in west-central Saskatchewan

(Posted:05/15/2016)
SK: Smoke from wildfires near Fort McMurray is causing poor air quality and reduced visibility, especially in areas near the fires and immediately downwind. Little change is expected in areas near the Fort McMurray fires for the next several days until the next major low pressure system comes through and moves the smoke to the north. Thick smoke will begin to move as far north as Fort Chipewyan by Tuesday morning

Frost Advisory along St Lawrence Valley

(Posted:05/15/2016)
QC: Frost may damage some crops in frost-prone areas. Expected to warm up later on Monday.
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Frost warning along 401, 400 and 417 highways

(Posted:05/15/2016)
ON: With an unseasonably cold arctic air mass in place across Southern Ontario, temperatures will plunge to near or below the zero degree mark for several hours overnight into early Monday morning. Frost is likely, especially areas with light winds. Temperatures will rebound quickly upwards Monday morning as the airmass moderates under the strong mid May sun.
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Frost warning for Lower Ottawa Valley

(Posted:05/09/2016)
ON/QU: Frost may destroy fruit crops, vegetables, and other plants. Cover plants, or bring indoors if possible. Temperatures will drop to near or a little below the zero degree mark again tonight under clear skies and light winds. Frost is quite likely in many localities.
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Rainfall warning for TCH from Moose Jaw to Swift Current

(Posted:05/09/2016)
SK: A low pressure system will bring a prolonged period of rain over southern Saskatchewan tonight through Tuesday into Wednesday. Rainfall amounts up to 50 mm are expected over the warning area over the next 24 hours with up to 80 mm possible through Wednesday in some areas. The low pressure system will begin to pull off into Manitoba by Wednesday evening. Localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible.
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Wreckhouse wind warning for Channel-Port aux Basques and southwest Newfoundland

(Posted:05/05/2016)
NL: Strong southeasterly winds with gusts to 100 km/h are forecast to develop in the Wreckhouse area near midnight. Winds will ease slightly overnight before diminishing Friday morning. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions due to high winds.

Frost warning for Montreal area

(Posted:04/28/2016)
QC: An Arctic air mass entrenched over Quebec will remain anchored there for another few days. Temperature minimums will dip below freezing and approach record lows in Southern Quebec. This cold weather could affect plants that have already budded. Take the necessary precautions to protect plants and trees that might be sensitive to frost this week.

Snowfall of 10 to 15 cm expected along TCH by AB-SK border

(Posted:04/25/2016)
AB: A spring snow storm has spread up to 15 cm of snow in parts of southeastern Alberta overnight. A further 5 to 10 cm snow is expected before snow tapers off this evening. General storm total amounts are expected to be in the 10 to 20 cm range.

Snowstorm along TCH in Newfoundland

(Posted:04/19/2016)
NL: Snow, heavy at times, and strong northerly winds are expected to develop Wednesday morning ahead of a storm approaching from the east. Total snowfall accumulations of 15 centimetres are expected by Wednesday evening, and winds are forecast to gust to 100 km/h over exposed areas on Wednesday afternoon.
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Spring storm along TCH from Regina to Kenora

(Posted:04/15/2016)
SK/MB/ON: A large area of rain and scattered thunderstorms continue to develop. Rainfall totals are expected to range from 10 to 50 millimeters by the time the system moves out of the region Saturday evening. Cold air Friday morning may change rain over to snow, between Moosomin, Saskatchewan northeast towards Berens River, Manitoba (several cm of snow) by Saturday evening.
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Freezing rain is along TCH in central Newfoundland

(Posted:04/15/2016)
Canada: Freezing rain will change to rain over most areas later this morning. However, there is the potential for patchy freezing rain along parts of the coast this afternoon as light onshore winds cause temperature to hover near zero in some coastal areas.
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Snowfall warning in effect for Crowsnest Pass TCH #3

(Posted:04/14/2016)
AB: A low pressure system moving across Montana beginning later this evening will spread 10 cm of wet snow into southern sections of the Crowsnest Pass and the Cardston regions by Friday morning. Conditions will improve early Friday
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Wintery weather across north & central Nova Scotia along TCH

(Posted:04/14/2016)
NS: Current indications suggest that eastern portions of mainland Nova Scotia and western Cape Breton could receive up to 15 centimetres of snow.
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Spring storm heading across Southeastern Prairies

(Posted:04/14/2016)
MB: A potentially significant precipitation event to occur, with rainfall from 25 to 75 millimeters by Saturday evening. Cold air will also work its way into the region Friday afternoon possibly changing rain over to snow.
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Snowfall are expected over Quebec from Gatineau to Quebec City

(Posted:04/10/2016)
QC: The snow will begin over the west of the province overnight tonight and will track toward Central Quebec Monday morning. These areas will see 5 to 10 centimetres of snow by Monday evening and amounts could reach 15 cm locally.

Freezing rain warning across Central Ontario, Snow 2-4 cm across southern Ontario

(Posted:04/10/2016)
ON: Snow and freezing rain are expected overnight into early Monday morning. An area of snow over the Great Lakes is moving eastward and will give the regions about 5 centimetres overnight and then there will be a transition to freezing rain very early Monday morning for 2 or 3 hours. Southern Ontario locales (closer to Lakes Ontario and Erie) will likely receive a fresh blanket of snow tonight, with snowfall amounts ranging from 2 to 4 cm in the St. Lawrence Valley.
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Wind warning along #3 Crowsnest Hihway

(Posted:04/06/2016)
AB: Strong westerly winds gusting to 100 km/h will diminish later this morning. Damage to buildings, such as to roof shingles and windows, may occur. High winds may toss loose objects or cause tree branches to break. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions due to high winds.
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15-25 cm of snow expected along Highway 17 from Sault Ste Marie, Sudbury to Ottawa

(Posted:04/06/2016)
ON: 15 to 25 cm snow expected today and tonight in Central and Eastern Ontario. Snow will move in this morning and become heavy at times this afternoon and tonight. Snow may become mixed with ice pellets or brief freezing rain over southern sections Tonight
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Snow squalls across Highway 4000 and western 401 areas (up to 10 cm)

(Posted:04/02/2016)
ON: Snow squalls are expected to develop. Visibility will be significantly reduced due to blowing snow, and snow will quickly accumulate. Snow squalls are likely to develop tonight and then weaken later Sunday morning. Strong northwest winds are expected to develop tonight in the wake of an Alberta Clipper crossing Southern Ontario. Flurries and localized snow squalls should develop late this evening or overnight. Local amounts of 10 centimetres are possible tonight with additional amounts Sunday morning before they weaken.
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Cold weather alert across Quebec over the weekend

(Posted:04/02/2016)
QC: A cold Arctic air mass will affect Quebec beginning Sunday. Temperatures well below seasonal values are expected over all regions in Quebec. The next few nights will be particularly chilly with temperatures expected to be 10 to 15 degrees Celsius below normal. This cold weather will continue into early next week.
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Special Public Avalanche Warning for Easter Long Weekend

(Posted:03/24/2016)
AB/BC: Parks Canada, Avalanche Canada and Kananaskis Country are issuing a special public avalanche warning for backcountry users for the coming long weekend. The warning applies to Banff, Yoho, Kootenay, and Jasper National Parks, Kananaskis Country, and Avalanche Canada’s Purcells and the North Rockies regions. The warning is in effect from March 25 to March 28.

Possible freezing rain across northern Nova Scotia

(Posted:03/24/2016)
NS/NB: A low pressure system approaching from southern Ontario will bring ice pellets and freezing rain to much of northern Nova Scotia and Cape Breton Island beginning Friday morning. The icy conditions will end in the afternoon as temperatures climb above zero. There is uncertainty about the duration and intensity of the freezing rain at this time.
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401 Corridor to get freezing rain today

(Posted:03/24/2016)
ON: Freezing rain is expected to continue this morning across the region. Several millimetres of ice accumulation are possible before the freezing rain changes to rain later this morning or near midday when temperatures slowly inch above zero. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots will become icy, slippery and hazardous.
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TCH to get snow, ice pellets and freezing rain from Sault Ste Marie to Fredericton

(Posted:03/24/2016)
ON, QC, NB: Snow, heavy at times, is expected today. Snow will change to ice pellets this afternoon. Total snow and ice pellet accumulations are expected to be near 15 cm. Ice pellets will then change to freezing rain this evening followed by a change to rain or snow by Friday morning. Ice accretions of 5 to 10 mm are possible. Utility outages may occur.

Two new bridges for #17 west of Terrace Bay

(Posted:03/21/2016)
ON: The province announced on March 14 it will be building two bridges at Pays Plat River and Pays Plat Creek on Highway 17 at the community of Pays Plat First Nation about 10 kilometres northwest of Rossport (which is 30 km west of Terrace Bay). Highway 17 is the northern Ontario section of the Trans-Canada.
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Wreckhouse winds in West and ice and freezing rain elsewhere

(Posted:03/20/2016)
NL: Strong easterly winds gusting up to 120 km/h are forecast to develop in the Wreckhouse area on Monday evening and persist into early Tuesday morning. Elsewhere, precipitation will begin as snow, transitioning through ice pellets and freezing rain to rain later Monday night as temperatures rise. By Tuesday morning, flurries and blowing snow as temperatures fall across over western Newfoundland during the day.

Snowfall of 20 cm is expected across Maritimes

(Posted:03/20/2016)
NB/NS/NL: A low pressure system hits the Maritimes tonight and tracks northeastward through Nova Scotia on Monday. It will snow to New Brunswick beginning Monday morning in the southwest and by afternoon in the northeast. Expect 15 cm by the end of the afternoon, with further snow & blowing snow by Tuesday morning.

Heavy rainfall in southern Nova Scotia

(Posted:03/15/2016)
NS: Rain, heavy at times is expected. A low pressure system approaching from south of New England will track slowly eastward and pass south of Nova Scotia tonight and Wednesday. Rain will develop over western Nova Scotia later this afternoon and spread eastward this evening. Total rainfall amounts between 25 and 40 millimeters are expected over the western half of mainland Nova Scotia before the rain ends on Wednesday. Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. Localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible.
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Snowfall of 5 to 15 cm expected along TCH #17 from Falcon Lake to Thunder Bay and Marathon by Thursd

(Posted:03/15/2016)
ON: An intensifying low pressure system over Kansas will track slowly toward the Great Lakes regions tonight. The system will bring precipitation in the form of rain beginning this afternoon and change to snow overnight. The snow will continue into Wednesday and becomes quite heavy at times as the low pressure gets closer. The snow will taper off Thursday morning for most areas. Total snowfall amounts with the system are expected to be 5 to 15 cm range with locally up to 20 cm possible.
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Vancouver-area housing starts reach highest level in 25 years

(Posted:03/06/2016)
BC: Urban starts also rose in Ontario, Quebec, Atlantic Canada but dropped on Prairies. A report from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation said the seasonally-adjusted annual rate for housing starts in the Vancouver Census Metropolitan Area rose last month to 24,244 units, up from 20,825 in January. "The actual monthly number of housing starts in the Vancouver CMA was the highest recorded over the past 25 years," said market analyst Richard Sam, in a statement.
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Snow of 10-20 cm expected in Central Saskatchewan by Wednesday

(Posted:03/14/2016)
SK: After several days of springlike weather, it looks like old man winter is set to return for portions of central Saskatchewan Tuesday. A storm system developing over the Dakotas today will begin to spread an area of rain into east central Saskatchewan this evening. As the night progresses, increasing northeast winds will draw colder air into the system, causing rain to change to snow tonight. Snow accumulations of 10 to 20 cm are likely in many areas with local amounts of 30 cm possible by Wednesday morning
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Freezing Rain along #17 TCH from Sudbury to Ottawa

(Posted:03/14/2016)
ON: Freezing rain is expected to begin early this morning and may continue for 2 to 4 hours before the temperature rises above freezing and there is a change to rain. Surfaces may become quickly covered in ice and continue to be hazardous even when warmer air or rain arrives. All areas will warm up and the ice will melt near noon from Sudbury towards Ottawa and a change to rain is expected
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Fog advisory along TCH #17 in NW Ontario, around Kenora, form Falcon Lake MB to Ignace

(Posted:03/14/2016)
MB/ON/: Near zero visibility in fog is expected or occurring. Dense fog has developed and is expected to continue early this morning. Visibilities will be near zero and will improve later in the morning as the fog dissipates. Visibility may be significantly and suddenly reduced to near zero. Travel is expected to be hazardous due to reduced visibility.
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Freezing rain expected across southern New Brunswick along TCH

(Posted:03/10/2016)
NB: Snow and freezing rain will move into the province tonight with the majority of the freezing rain occurring south and west of the Saint John River. The freezing rain will taper off Friday morning as the low moves away. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions.

Fog Advisory across Central Ontario from Highway 400 and #17 in the Ottawa Valley

(Posted:03/10/2016)
ON: Near zero visibility in fog is expected or occurring. Widespread fog continues to affect the region this morning with near zero visibility reported in several areas stretching form Parry Sound on Highwya 400 and Hunstsville east to Peterborough along Highway 7 and Pembroke and Renfrew on Highway 17, the Trans-Canada Although the worst conditions are expected this morning and into this afternoon, patchy fog may continue to affect the area until early Friday morning.

Heavy snow expected along Crowsnest Highway #3

(Posted:03/10/2016)
BC/ON: Snowfall, with total amounts of 15 to 25 cm is expected. on Highway 3 - Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass (around Kootenay Lake) Heavy winds will affect southern BC and southern Alberta
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Freezing rain in northern Ontario along Highway 11

(Posted:03/08/2016)
ON: Periods of freezing rain and ice pellets are expected to change to rain late this morning as temperatures rise above the freezing mark. Red Lake may experience freezing rain into the early afternoon. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery. Take extra care when walking or driving in affected areas.
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Toll talk call for sound reasoning

(Posted:01/28/2016)
NS: discussion to prevent the possible tolling of the Trans-Canada Highway at the border with New Brunswick. Last week, New Brunswick's finance minister, Roger Melanson, said highway tolls could raise up to $60 million for his province.
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Parks to improve sightlines along Icefields Parkway (Hwy 93)

(Posted:01/27/2016)
AB: The work will improve sightlines for both drivers and animals and also improve road drainage and protect the highway from root damage. Work will occur seven days a week from 7 a.m until 7 p.m. and is expected to last until March 31. Work will begin at Highway 93 and the Trans- Canada Highway in Banff National Park and move northward on one side of the highway for 70 km (Mistaya Canyon
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$2.1 Million in Highway 17 Upgrades east of Nipigon Announced

(Posted:01/27/2016)
ON: The Ontario Government has announced that $2.1 million will be spent to rehabilitate the Ozone Creek crossing on Highway 17 east of Nipigon. Work will begin this spring and is expected to be completed in fall 2016. - See more at: http://www.netnewsledger.com/2016/01/27/2-1- million-in-highway-17-upgrades- announced/#sthash.aHOhgq2H.dpuf
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Ontario investing $173.4M in stretch of Highway 69 south of Sudbury

(Posted:01/25/2016)
ON: The province of Ontario has announced plans to sink $173.4 million into expanding a 14- kilometre stretch of Highway 69 between Sudbury and Parry Sound. Work is scheduled to begin this winter to four- lane the segment of road beginning just north of Highway 607 and ending just north of Highway 607
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Crews resume construction work on challenging Inuvik Tuktoyaktuk Highway

(Posted:01/20/2016)
YU/NT: Linking the remote Northwest Territories town of Inuvik to the even more distant Arctic Ocean hamlet of Tuktoyaktuk, N.W.T., is a project 50 years in the making. As crews begin their 2016 construction on the Inuvik Tuktoyaktuk Highway, pushing the 120- kilometre all-weather road toward completion, the latest effort has now entered its third winter
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Smog alert this morning in Montreal area this morning

(Posted:03/05/2016)
QU: Atmospheric conditions could trigger a deterioration in air quality. Smog especially affects asthmatic children and people with Respiratory ailments or heart disease. It is therefore recommended That these individuals avoid intense physical activity outdoors until The smog warning is lifted.
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15-35 cm of snow in Cape Breton and Newfoundland

(Posted:03/05/2016)
NS/NL: An intense winter storm will pass southeast of Nova Scotia today. Snow at times heavy will persist over eastern Nova Scotia and Cape Breton until late afternoon or early this evening. Northeast winds gusting up to 80 km/h will also result in near-zero visibilities in blowing snow. Rapidly accumulating snow could make travel difficult over some locations
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Snow of 15-25 cm expected along TCH and 401 corridor

(Posted:03/01/2016)
ON/QU/NB: The snow will begin late this afternoon and intensify late this evening with the heaviest amounts of snow forecast for tonight. Total snowfall amounts near 25 cm are likely by Wednesday morning. Strong northeasterly winds may also produce local blowing snow especially in exposed areas due to gusts of 50 kilometres per hour. Consider postponing non-essential travel until conditions improve.
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Snowfall ( 20 to 25 cm) in Fraser Valley and BC interior

(Posted:03/01/2016)
BC: A strong Pacific cold front will sweep across the southern interior late this afternoon and this evening bringing lowering freezing levels and heavy snow to the high elevation passes. Amounts 20 to 30 cm of snow can be expected at the Coquihalla Summit and Kootenay Pass by Wednesday morning. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions.
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heavy Rain (50mm) expected in Greater Vancouver

(Posted:03/01/2016)
BC: 50 mm of rainfall can be expected over the North Shore and Howe Sound by Wednesday morning as a frontal system and associated low centre track across the south coast today and tonight. Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. Localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible.
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Snowfall warning along TCH from 10-30 cm of snow expected

(Posted:02/29/2016)
ON/QU: A major storm will develop over the Southern United States on Monday and move toward Quebec on Tuesday. Snow will begin Tuesday evening. 10-20cm in the Ottawa Valley & Montreal, with 20-30 cm in the St Lawrence Valley toward Quebec City. The strong winds combined with heavy snow will reduce visibilities over several areas. Areas along the St Lawrence River Valley could also receive freezing rain.
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Rain in eastern NB & northern Nova Scotia

(Posted:02/25/2016)
NB/NS: A low pressure system southwest of Nova scotia will track slowly northeastward and into southern Quebec today. Heavy rain will develop as a cold front tracks over the area beginning over southwest Nova Scotia this morning. Rainfall amounts could possibly exceed 25 mm by this evening. In addition, record-breaking high temperatures and windy conditions are forecast today.
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Icy conditions form Quebec City to Fredericton

(Posted:02/25/2016)
QU/NB: Ice accumulations of 5 to 15 mm are expected. Freezing rain will change to rain this morning. Slow down driving in slippery conditions. Watch for taillights ahead and maintain a safe following distance. Overnight Ice damage caused power loss for 250,000 Quebecers in the St Lawrence Valley area. Freezing rain warnings are issued when rain falling in sub-zero temperatures creates ice build-up and icy surfaces.

Winter snow conditions: Sault Ste Marie to North Bay (up to 20 cm)

(Posted:02/25/2016)
ON: Snow, heavy at times, will end this morning. Additional snow amounts of 5 cm are expected, bringing total amounts to 15 to 20 cm. Blowing snow may cause low visibilities resulting in difficult travelling conditions. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become difficult to navigate due to accumulating snow, making travel difficult in some locations. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow.
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Road dust advisory in BC Interior (inlcuing Golden, and northern Okanagan)

(Posted:02/25/2016)
BC: Road Dust Advisory in effect for Burns Lake, Vernon, Golden, Smithers, and Fort St. John. The Ministry of Environment in collaboration with Northern Health has issued a Road Dust Advisory for Burns Lake, Vernon, Golden, Smithers, and Fort St. John, because of high concentrations of coarse particulate matter that are expected to persist until there is precipitation or the streets are cleared of winter traction material.
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Major snowstorm along TCH from Sault Ste Marie to the St John River Wednesday-Thursday

(Posted:02/22/2016)
ON-QU-NB: A major storm system is expected to affect Ontario Wednesday and Thursday. A low pressure system developing over the Southern States will track northeast to reach Southern Ontario & Quebec Wednesday. This storm is expected to bring rain and significant snow to some areas, along with the possibility of freezing rain.
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Strong winds along Vancouver Island & Sunshine Coast

(Posted:02/19/2016)
BC: A cold front offshore will quickly approach the BC coast today. Ahead of the system, southeast winds 60 to 80 km/h will develop over East Vancouver Island and the Sunshine Coast this afternoon. Winds will shift to strong southerly before easing later in the evening. Damage to buildings, roof shingles, and windows, may occur. High winds may toss loose objects or cause tree branches to break.
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Montreal area Snowfall of 15 to 20 cm is expected.

(Posted:02/19/2016)
QC: A low pressure system coming from Ontario will bring 15 to 20 centimetres of snow in an area from Upper Gatineau to Lanaudiere. The snow will begin early this evening and continue overnight before changing to light rain on Saturday. Rapidly accumulating snow could make travel difficult over some locations.
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Two snow squalls affecting Avalon Peninsula

(Posted:02/15/2016)
NL: Two heavy snow squalls are current affecting portions of the southern Burin and Avalon peninsulas. The first heavy squall now extends from areas just north of Marystown to portions of the southwestern Avalon including Placentia and south. The second squall has now weakened below warning criteria. Snow squalls cause weather conditions to vary considerably; changes from clear skies to heavy snow within just a few kilometres are common. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions.
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Snow and Rain expected on West Coast of Newfoundland

(Posted:02/15/2016)
NL: A brief period of snow can be expected over western portions of the island late on Tuesday. Strong southerly winds will develop overnight on Tuesday causing temperatures across the island to rise to well above seasonal values. In addition, rain is then forecast to begin in the west late Tuesday night and spread across the island on Wednesday.
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Freezing rain in Montreal to Quebec City area

(Posted:02/15/2016)
Canada: A low pressure system developing over Southern United States will reach Quebec on Tuesday. A total of 2 to 10 mm of freezing precipitation is expected over Southern and Central Quebec. Take extra care when walking or driving in affected areas. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions. Freezing rain warnings are issued when rain falling in sub-zero temperatures creates ice build-up and icy surfaces.
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Snow Storm with 20-30 cm expected in Kingston-Ottawa-Montreal area

(Posted:02/15/2016)
ON/QU: Snow is forecast to move north across the international border overnight tonight. Total snowfall amounts of 20 to 30 cm are possible with this storm across the region. A few hours of freezing rain over areas near the St. Lawrence River is also possible during the day with less snowfall accumulation and possible significant ice build-up there.
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The coldest air of the season has settled across Southern Ontario for the weekend.

(Posted:02/13/2016)
ON/QC: Very cold wind chill values between about minus 35 and minus 45 are occurring this morning, aided by bitterly cold northerly winds. Wind chill conditions will improve only marginally this afternoon, then fall below minus 35 again tonight in most locales. Some improvement is expected on Sunday, with somewhat milder weather for Family Day Monday.

Extreme cold and windchills across Ontario, Quebec for weekend

(Posted:02/13/2016)
ON/QCON/QU: Very cold wind chill values between about minus 35 and minus 45 are occurring this morning, aided by bitterly cold northerly winds. Wind chill conditions will improve only marginally this afternoon, then fall below minus 35 again tonight in most locales. Some improvement is expected on Sunday, and somewhat milder weather for Family Day Monday.
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Snowsqualls with 5-15 cm expected across Southern Ontario

(Posted:02/12/2016)
ON: Bands of lake effect flurries and snow squalls have developed across Lake Huron and Georgian Bay and are affecting the regions. These snow bands will continue in the area until mid to late afternoon, after which they are forecast to shift southward as a cold front passes. Under the heaviest snow squalls, snow will accumulate rapidly at rates up to several centimetres per hour. Very poor to nil visibilities will also be associated, due to the heavy falling snow and blowing snow.
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Very cold wind chills of -40 to -50 is expected across Manitoba, spreading east

(Posted:02/12/2016)
MB: An Arctic ridge of high pressure building into the Prairies is bringing very cold air southward today with wind chill values near minus 40 over much of southern Manitoba and east central Saskatchewan this morning, and -45 to -50 over northern Manitoba. Extreme wind chills are expected again tonight into Saturday morning as this cold airmass persists.
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Blizzard for St John's and southern Newfoundland (20-30 cm)

(Posted:02/08/2016)
NL: Snow and blowing snow has begun over southern parts of Newfoundland, reaching St. John's near midnight. Total snowfall from 20 to 30 cm by Tuesday afternoon or evening with higher amounts possible. Strong northeasterly winds gusting near 90 km/h will combine with the fresh snow to reduce visibility to near zero in blowing snow (to 110 km/h further south) Precipitation will mixd with ice pellets on Tuesday, changing to rain showers, drizzle and flurries late Tuesday afternoon and evening
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Snowstorm hitting Nova Scotia & southern Newfoundland: 15-20 cm

(Posted:02/08/2016)
NL/NS: A low pressure system currently east of Cape Hatteras will track northeastward today then pass south of Nova Scotia tonight. Snow associated with this system will develop this afternoon and then taper to flurries Tuesday afternoon. Strong northeast winds combined with the falling snow will result in widespread blowing snow and reduced visibilities. Snowfall amounts of 15 to 20 centimetres are currently expected over the region.

TCH #1 re-opened west of Winnipeg to Portage la Prairie

(Posted:02/08/2016)
MB: exercise aution due to blowing snow adn poor visibility. Hihway 2 southwest of Winnipeg remains closed
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TCH #1 closed west of Winnipeg to Portage la Prairie

(Posted:02/08/2016)
MB: Partly snow covered with Blowing/Drifting Snow and Fair visibility. Highway 2 southwest of Winnipeg also closed, from Starbuck to Elm Creek

Flash freeze warning for St John's and Avalon Peninsula

(Posted:02/06/2016)
NL: Temperatures are forecast to fall rapidly. Ponding water, slush, and any falling precipitation will freeze as the temperature drops. Temperatures have been falling for the past couple of hours and will reach values below zero over most of eastern Newfoundland by midday. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery. Take extra care when walking or driving in affected areas.
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Winter storm warning in western Newfoundland & Gros Morne

(Posted:02/06/2016)
BL: Snow and strong northwesterly winds are continuing to create poor visibilities. Conditions are expected to gradually improve this afternoon. Further snowfall accumulations are generally expected to remain under 5 cm. Consider postponing non-essential travel until conditions improve. Take extra care when walking or driving in affected areas.
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Winds of 90km/h across southern Alberta and Saskatchewan

(Posted:02/06/2016)
AB/SK: A fast moving weather system also known as an Alberta Clipper is moving across Saskatchewan today. In its wake, very strong northwest winds with gusts to 90 km/h are expected to develop, early this afternoon in the west and late this afternoon in the east. A cold front behind this system will bring flurries and local blowing snow tonight as winds shift more into the north. Winds tonight will remain quite strong in some areas, gusting to 80 or 90 km/h especially in southern Alberta and Saskatchewan
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Rain, freezing rain across Maritimes

(Posted:02/04/2016)
NB, NS, NL:: Rain, heavy at times is expected. The frozen ground has a reduced ability to absorb this rainfall. A low pressure centre over Quebec will continue moving eastward over the next 24 to 36 hours. rain will continue throughout today and into Friday giving rainfall amounts up to 50 mm by Friday afternoon, causing ocalized flooding in low-lying areas. As temperatures drop behind the low precipitation will change through ice pellets and freezing rain to snow.
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Wreckhouse wind warning in SW Newfoundland

(Posted:02/03/2016)
NL: Southeasterly wind gusts are expected to reach 100 km/h overnight tonight and diminish on Thursday morning as the winds shift to southwesterly. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions due to high winds. Very strong winds may push your vehicle around especially on roads through mountain passes and along deep valleys
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Freezing rain along TCH from Sudbury to Ottawa to Quebec City this morning

(Posted:02/03/2016)
ON/QC: Freezing rain will continue for several hours this morning before changing to rain by early afternoon. Reported 2 to 3 millimetres of ice this morning. Motorists and pedestrians should exercise extreme caution. Untreated surfaces may be icy and slippery.
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Snowstorm developing along TCH #17 from Wawa to Ottawa

(Posted:02/01/2016)
ON: A winter storm is expected to reach the Great Lakes late Tuesday night, with heavy snow (10-15 cm) and blowing snow across Northeastern Ontario starting Tuesday night and persisting into Wednesday. Areas along the north shore of Lake Huron and Georgian Bay to the Quebec border could see the snow mixed at times with ice pellets along with the risk of freezing rain
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TCH to be shutdown Thursday aft for Avanche control at Glacier

(Posted:01/28/2016)
BC: Parks Canada announced a 5 hour shutdown Thursday for avalanche control through Glacier National Park between Revelstoke and Golden

Blowing Snow in St John's & Avalon Peninsula

(Posted:01/19/2016)
NL: A low pressure system is expected to sweep across southeastern Newfoundland today bringing snow and strengthening winds for the Burin Peninsula this morning and the Avalon Peninsula this afternoon. On average, 5 cm of snow is expected by this evening with increasing southwesterly winds gusting near 90 km/h at times. Snow and wind will combine to reduce visibility in blowing snow.
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Windchills of -30 along Trans-Canada from Winnipeg to Montreal

(Posted:01/19/2016)
MB, ON, QC: Cold air that affected Saskatchewan has moved east, affecting the centre third of the Trans-Canada Highway.

Extreme cold, with wind chill values of -40 or colder Sunday

(Posted:01/17/2016)
SK: This applies to travelers along the Trans-Canada Highway #1 and Yellowhead Highway #16
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Significant snowfall (10-15 cm) along TCH #17 from Wawa to Mattawa

(Posted:01/15/2016)
ON: Snow is expected to be heavy at times today and tonight. Latest indications suggest snowfall totals in the 10 to 15 cm range before the snow tapers off early Saturday. Driving conditions are expected to deteriorate.
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Nipigon Bridge Update: Still one lane of traffic

(Posted:01/14/2016)
ON: Nipigon Bridge Update: Ontario MInistry of Highways "511 Service" says: Hwy 11/17 West bound lane is CLOSED ~The Nipigon River Bridge, on Highway 11/17 at Nipigon, has one lane open for cars and trucks with gross vehicle weight up to 63,500 kg only. The bridge is also restricted to a maximum horizontal clearance of 4.0 m. Traffic control in place, Please use Caution in the area. Jan 13, 2016 at 4:55 P.M. Traffic flows through alternating use of the eastbound lane, with the above retrictions.
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Wind Warning Advisory on the Confederation Bridge

(Posted:01/13/2016)
PE: The site-specific weather forecast received from Scotia Weather Services today, indicates wind conditions on January 13, 2016 that may result in restrictions of traffic on the Confederation Bridge. Commencing approximately 07:00hrs, January 13, 2016 winds are projected in the 70- 85KM range gusting to 100KM. Forecast indicates conditions will remain the same until approximately 06:00hrs, January 14, 2016.
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Snowfall of 20 to 25 cm expected in Fraser Valley and Okanagan

(Posted:01/12/2016)
BC: A moist Pacific frontal system is bringing snow to the route. Expect about 15 to 20 cm of snow through tonight. The snow will become heavy at times by this evening. The snow is forecast to end by morning as the frontal system moves out of the area.
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Snow across Maritimes, up to 25 cm

(Posted:01/12/2016)
NB, NS: On Wednesday an intensifying low pressure system will track across the Bay of Fundy and into the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Total snowfall amounts of up to 25 centimetres are currently expected. Winds gusting up to 70 km/h will give blowing snow and reduced visibility. Rapidly accumulating snow could make travel difficult over some locations.
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Nipigon Bridge re-opens with one lane

(Posted:01/11/2016)
ON: Heavy weights used to level bridge. One lane re-opens.
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Wreckhouse wind warning in Newfoundland with snowfall warning

(Posted:01/11/2016)
NL: In the Wreckhouse area (western Newfoundland), expecting very strong southeasterly winds, with gust up to 120 km/h this morning and up to 140 km/h this afternoon. Winds are expected to subside this evening as they shift to southwesterlies. Significant snow and blowing snow is possible across most of Newfoundland Wednesday into Wednesday night
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Wind gusts & Snow across Maritimes

(Posted:01/11/2016)
NB, PE, NS: On Wednesday an intensifying low pressure system will track across Nova Scotia and into the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Significant snowfall and gusty winds are expected across the province associated with this system. Also, a wind warning in eastern PEI and northern Nova Scotia, with strong southeasterly winds gusting up to 90 km/h ahead of the trough then diminish as it passes. Precipitation in these parts will fall as rain.

Snow Squalls (20-30 cm) across southern Ontario

(Posted:01/11/2016)
ON: The most intense snow bands in the Highway 400/401 area could produce local snowfall amounts of 20 to 30 cm per 12 hours along with near zero visibilities in heavy snow and blowing snow. Visibility will be suddenly reduced to near zero at times in heavy snow and blowing snow. Travel is expected to be hazardous due to reduced visibility in some locations. Road closures are possible
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Ontario's Nipigon River bridge fails, severing Trans-Canada Highway

(Posted:01/11/2016)
ON: A newly constructed bridge in northern Ontario has heaved apart, indefinitely closing the Trans-Canada highway — the only road connecting Eastern and Western Canada. At a choke point were Highway 11 and 17 'This is the one place in Canada where there is only one road, one bridge across the country', located about 100 kilometres northeast of Thunder Bay, Ont.

Snowfall of 10 to 15 cm is expected. along #3 Crowsnest Route

(Posted:01/07/2016)
BC: An upper level disturbance is spreading snow to the Kootenay region (Invermere to Cranbrook). Seven centimetres of snow has already fallen in parts of the East Kootenay area last night. An additional 10 to 15 centimetres is possible through later today. The snow will ease this evening as the disturbance weakens. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions. There may be a significant impact on rush hour traffic in urban areas.
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Snow Squalls along TCH #1 through western Newfoundland

(Posted:01/02/2016)
NL: Brief, intense snowfall is expected to develop. Under the snow squall, visibilities will be significantly reduced due to the heavy snow combined with blowing snow. A cold westerly flow off the Gulf of St. Lawrence, and an approaching trough of low pressure, will combine to bring brief periods of potentially intense snowfall over the West Coast tonight.
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TCH closed between Golden & Field

(Posted:01/02/2016)
BC: Trans-Canada closed east of Golden due to MVI A collision has closed the Trans-Canada Highway between Golden and west of Lake Louise Saturday morning. The highway is not forecast to reopen until 2–4 p.m.
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Snow squalls from Wawa to Sault Ste Marie along TCH #17

(Posted:01/01/2016)
ON: Snow squalls are affecting areas to the east of Lake Superior this morning. The activity is expected to slowly shift southward and weaken later today. Visibilities will be significantly reduced under the heaviest bands. Snowfall accumulations of up to 20 cm are possible. However, these amounts will be very localized as the snow bands are expected to shift considerably.
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From Parry Sound to Toronto to Kingston: Freezing rain warning 5 to 10 mm

(Posted:12/29/2015)
ON: An intense low pressure system from Texas is affecting the Great Lakes area today. A warm front associated with this low is producing freezing rain this morning. The freezing rain may be mixed with ice pellets at times. Ice accumulation amounts could range from 5 to 10 mm. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots will become icy, slippery and hazardous. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions. Ice build-up may cause tree branches to break. Utility outages may occur
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In the Ottawa Valley &St Lawrence Valleys: Additional snowfall of 10 to 20 cm today

(Posted:12/29/2015)
ON/QC: Total snowfall amounts of 20 to 30 cm are expected. Snow will begin to taper off this afternoon. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become difficult to navigate due to accumulating snow. Visibility will be suddenly reduced to near zero at times in heavy snow and blowing snow. Extreme Southern areas of the province will be the most affected, including the Ottawa Valley, the Greater Montreal, the Laurentians and the Eastern Townships, where 30 to 40 cm is expected. Amounts will be lesser on the Quebec region, where around 15 cm can be expected.
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Snowfall, with total amounts of 15 to 25 cm is expected.

(Posted:12/29/2015)
NS, NB, PE: The snow will mix with or change to ice pellets this evening then taper to flurries overnight. The extreme southwestern Nova Scotia coastline will see a changeover to rain tonight then back to ice pellets or snow before it ends overnight. Snowfall and ice pellet accumulations of 15 to 25 centimetres can be expected for western and central Nova Scotia.
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Canmore & Kananaskis can expect Snowfall of 10 to 15 cm

(Posted:12/27/2015)
AB: Heavy snow is forecast to develop overnight in the Kananaskis region. Snowfall amounts of 10 to 15 cm are expected before snow tapers off Monday evening. Prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions. Rapidly accumulating snow will make travel difficult.
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Significant snowfall expected Tuesday: 20 to 35 cm

(Posted:12/27/2015)
ON: A storm from Texas will spread snow and blowing snow into the regions Monday evening and Monday night. The snow may become mixed with ice pellets or freezing rain Tuesday. Precipitation will taper off Tuesday evening. Total snowfall amounts of 20 to 35 cm are expected. Travel conditions will deteriorate Monday evening and Monday night as visibilities drop to near zero and roads become snow covered. Travel conditions will remain poor Tuesday.
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Significant snowfall expected Tuesday: 15 to 25 cm

(Posted:12/27/2015)
QC-NB-NS-PEI: Snow should develop Monday night and end in the early morning hours on Wednesday. General snowfall amounts of 15 to 25 centimetres are expected over Western and Central Quebec. Snow could change to ice pellets over the southernmost regions, which will lessen snowfall amounts.
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Snowfall of 15 to 20 cm expected across Maritimes

(Posted:12/26/2015)
NB, NS, PE: A low pressure system will pass south of Nova Scotia on Sunday. This system will bring snow, at times heavy, to mainland Nova Scotia Sunday morning. The snow will become mixed with ice pellets Sunday afternoon and then taper to flurries Sunday evening. Snowfall amounts of up to 20 cm are forecast for the Annapolis Valley, Halifax County West, and Lunenburg County by Sunday evening. WestJet and Air Canada have both putting travel advisory on flights in and out of the region.
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Freezing rain in a band from Parry Sound to Ottawa

(Posted:12/26/2015)
ON/QC: Freezing rain developing tonight and continuing into Sunday morning. A mixed bag of wintery weather into Southern Ontario tonight into Sunday. Snow and ice pellets are forecast to develop this evening in most areas then change to freezing rain late this evening or overnight. The freezing rain will continue into Sunday morning before changing briefly to some snow or flurries before ending. There is potential for ice amounts of 5 to possibly 10 mm.
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High winds, up to 90 pm/h, along the TCH in the St Lawrence Valley

(Posted:12/24/2015)
QC: An intense low pressure system over Northern Quebec will give very strong southwesterly winds today and this evening over the St. Lawrence Valley. Winds will reach 80 km/h as the system passes. The winds
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High winds, up to 90 km/h, along TCH #17 from Wawa to Mattawa

(Posted:12/24/2015)
ON: Strong and gusty southwest winds are expected early this morning along and just behind a cold front crossing the central Great Lakes region. Wind speeds of 60 km/h are expected with the odd gust to 90 km/h likely. The winds should begin to ease this afternoon. Loose objects may be tossed by the wind and cause injury or damage.
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Freezing rain along TCH from Quebec City to Montmagny - L'Islet

(Posted:12/22/2015)
QC: An approaching warm front will bring a period of freezing rain from Quebec City to Montmagny - L'Islet starting around noon today. The freezing rain will change to drizzle this evening as temperatures will rise above zero. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery. Freezing rain warnings are issued when rain falling in sub-zero temperatures creates ice build-up and icy surfaces.
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MB.ON: Snowstorm with 10-20 cm expected to hit TCH from Winnipeg to Thunder Bay

(Posted:12/22/2015)
MB/ON: A disturbance approaching from the Northern Plains States will spread a shield of snow into Northwestern Ontario beginning late this afternoon or evening. Latest indications suggest many areas will receive near 10 cm of snow by Wednesday morning, with locally higher amounts possible. Snow will continue into Wednesday before slowly tapering off in the wake of the disturbance. Driving conditions are expected to deteriorate quickly after the snow arrive
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Snowfall warning (20-25 cm) between Whistler and Coquihalla Highway Highway

(Posted:12/17/2015)
BC: Snowfall, with total amounts of 20 to 25 cm is expected. A Pacific frontal system will move into the southern Interior tonight bringing 20 to 25 cm of snow to the Coquihalla Summit. The snow will ease Friday afternoon. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions. Prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions. Weather in the mountains can change suddenly resulting in hazardous driving conditions.
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High winds (wreackhouse winds) along TCH through western Newfoundland

(Posted:12/17/2015)
NL: Easterly winds are forecast to strengthen on Friday, with coastal gusts potentially approaching 100 km/h late Friday afternoon and into Friday evening over locations typically prone to enhanced easterly flow. Winds will subside again later Friday night.
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Snow Squalls along #17 from eastern Lake Superior to Sault Ste Marie east to Sudbury

(Posted:12/17/2015)
ON: Persistent snow squalls giving near zero visibilities and rapidly accumulating snow tonight and Friday. Cold air flowing over Lake Superior is generating flurries and local snow squalls this evening as expected. The squalls will intensify to become hazardous for travel later tonight into Friday morning. Zero visibilities and significant blowing snow are expected with these snow squalls. Snowfall accumulations of 30 to 40 centimetres will be possible under the heaviest bands by midday Friday.
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Freezing Rain and Ice Pellets along #17 TCH form Sault Ste Marie east to Ottawa Valley

(Posted:12/16/2015)
ON: A few centimetres of snow and ice pellets are expected tonight with some freezing rain possible as a warm front approaches. The freezing rain is not expected to be as significant or last as long as during the ice storm earlier this week. Precipitation will end by Thursday morning as the front sweeps through the region. Flurries are expected later in the day with the arrival of cold air.
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Snowfall Alert along North Shore of Superior (15 cm)

(Posted:12/16/2015)
ON: Snow continues across Northwestern Ontario. Total snowfall amounts of 15 centimetres will be likely today and tonight. Near 10 cm of snow have already been reported over some locales. Motorists should be prepared for hazardous winter driving conditions as a result of poor visibility in heavier snow and accumulating snow, and adjust their travel plans accordingly.
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Snowfall Warning for TCH #1 across Manitoba (10 cm)

(Posted:12/16/2015)
MB: southern Manitoba. Snowfall amounts have been near 10 cm today with further amounts up to 5 cm expected tonight for the Red River Valley. East of the lakes, 5 to 10 cm of snow is expected overnight before tapering off on Thursday. In addition, gusty northwesterly winds will develop behind the system tonight which will combine with the fresh snow to produce local blowing snow in open areas. Visibility may be abruptly restricted, particularly in rural areas, tonight into Thursday.
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Snow storm (with 25 cm) in north and freezing rain in south!!

(Posted:12/15/2015)
NB/PE/NS: Warmer weather in south (Saint John) resulting in freezing rain, but northern areas of NB, NS and PEI are expecting 25 cm of snow.

Freezing drizzle crossing southern Saskatchewan along #1 TCH

(Posted:12/15/2015)
SK: A stagnant mild and moist air mass is once again producing freezing drizzle and fog over portions of southern Saskatchewan. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery.
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Snow sqalls expected across Manitoba with 15-20 cm

(Posted:12/15/2015)
MB: Snowfall associated with this feature will track into Southern Manitoba overnight and continue on Wednesday. Preliminary estimates suggest 10-15 cm of snow are possible along this axis by late Wednesday.
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Winter Storm Warning along TCH through the Maritime

(Posted:12/13/2015)
NB/MS/PE/NL: A winter storm will approach the Maritimes from the west on Monday. Snow will begin Monday morning then become mixed with or change to ice pellets or freezing rain Monday evening, continuing over northern and central regions on Tuesday. The public is advised to monitor future forecasts as snowfall warnings (15 cm estimated) will likely be required
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Freezing Rain warning along #17 TCH from Thunder Bay to Sudbury to Ottawa VBalley

(Posted:12/12/2015)
ON: A band of freezing rain, ahead of a warm front associated with a strong low pressure area from Texas, will move across much of Northeastern Ontario beginning Sunday morning near Lake Superior, and in the afternoon in regions further to the east. Untreated surfaces may become quite icy and slippery, resulting in hazardous winter driving conditions.
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Freezing Drizzle along #16 Yellowhead from North Battleford & Saskatoon, to Brandon MB

(Posted:12/12/2015)
SK/MB: A warm front pushing northward across southern Saskatchewan is creating freezing drizzle and fog as it moves across the area. The threat area will lie south of the Yellowhead highway this evening but move to areas north of the Yellowhead overnight before tapering off Sunday morning.
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Snowfall 15-25 cm expected along Coquihalla and Crowsnest #3

(Posted:12/12/2015)
BC: Heavy snow will develop in the southern highways passes this evening with the Coquihalla Highway - Hope to Merritt, Highway 3 - Hope to Princeton via Allison Pass, and Highway 3 - Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass expecting the highest amounts. 15 to 25 cm of snow is expected over these routes by Sunday morning. Snow will continue on Sunday and additional amounts up to 15 cm are possible.
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Wind warning Vancouver Island, Metro Vancovuer, Fraser Valley

(Posted:12/12/2015)
BC: A powerful low pressure system will continue to bring sustained southeast winds of 60 to 90 km/h to East Vancouver Island, the southern Gulf islands, Victoria and the Sunshine Coast. Gusts up to 110 km/h are also possible over exposed locations the water. Winds shift to southwest and ease by early Sunday morning.
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Fog Advsiory along AutoRoutes 20 and 40 in St Lawrence Valley

(Posted:12/11/2015)
Canada: The combination of a mild and humid airmass and light winds is producing widespread fog across much of the St. Lawrence Valley early this morning. The fog will lift gradually. Travel is expected to be hazardous due to reduced visibility in some locations.

Fiog Calgary and along TCH #1 eastwards and Edmonton and the Yellowhead #16 from Edmonton east

(Posted:12/10/2015)
AB: Near zero visibility in fog is expected or occurring over some areas. Persistent fog with visibility near zero is expected or occurring. Numerous fog patches continue to persist across much of central and southern Alberta this evening. Fog will once again become widespread overnight, and will likely continue into Friday afternoon. Visibility may be significantly and suddenly reduced to near zero. Travel is expected to be hazardous due to reduced visibility in some locations.
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15-20 cm of snow expected in Fraser Valley, Coquihalla, and Highway 3 Crowsnest

(Posted:12/09/2015)
BC: A moist Pacific frontal system crossing Southern British Columbia today combined with falling freezing levels will bring snow to the high elevation passes. The heaviest snow is expected today over the Coquihalla Highway - Hope to Merritt and Highway 3 - Allison Pass with 15 to 20 cm possible through this afternoon. Snow is expected to taper off tonight, with an additional 5 cm possible before the snow ends. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow.
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Yellowhead Highway #16 from Edmonton ot Portage La Prairie expecting freezing rain

(Posted:12/08/2015)
AB/SK/MB: A band of freezing rain is moving through parts of central Alberta through Saskatcheawn into Manitoba this evening. This band of freezing rain will begin this evening and end near midnight. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions.
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Rockies, Kottenays and Foothills to get 1-cm of snow

(Posted:12/08/2015)
AB/BC: An approaching low pressure system is causing snowfall over western Alberta this afternoon. 10 to 20 cm of snowfall accumulation is expected by this evening, with up to 25 cm possible near the B.C. border. Snowfall will taper off this evening. Another system will bring more snow to these regions on Wednesday, with another 10 to 20 cm expected.
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Fog persists in Highway 401 and 400 corridors in southern Ontario: driving hazard

(Posted:12/07/2015)
ON: Fog continues to be fairly widespread across much of Southern Ontario, and quite dense with near zero visibilities in several areas. The fog is expected to persist well into the morning hours before improving a little later this morning in most areas. Fog patches likely to reform tonight, though not as extensive as the current fog. Visibility may be significantly and suddenly reduced to near zero. If travelling, be prepared for areas of near zero visibility
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Rainfall (up to 40mm) expected in Rogers and Kootenay Pass areas

(Posted:12/07/2015)
BC: A Pacific frontal system will move into the British Columbia Interior on Tuesday bringing significant amounts of rain (up to 40mm) from Tuesday morning through Wednesday. Freezing levels around 1000 metres today will rise to 2000 metres Tuesday afternoon and remain there for the duration of the rain event. A 2000 metre freezing level will lead to rain at the summits of every highway passes through late Wednesday. (Also dropping significant snow on mountain peaks)
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High winds and rain (30-50mm) will fall in Coastal areas and Greater Vancouver

(Posted:12/07/2015)
BC: Southeast winds of 60 to 80 km/h ahead of the system are expected to develop over the outer coastal regions overnight and then spread eastward to the inner coastal regions on Tuesday morning. The rain will return this evening over West Vancouver Island and develop over the inner coastal regions early Tuesday morning. Rainfall amounts up to 80 mm over West Vancouver Island and 30 to 50 mm over inland sections can be expected by tomorrow evening.
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Dense Fog along TCH #17 in Ottawa Valley and along #401 from Windsor to Toronto to Montreal

(Posted:12/05/2015)
ON: Long lasting fog with visibility near zero is expected or occurring. Areas of dense fog is expected to form tonight and will slowly lift late Sunday morning. Motorists should be prepared for near zero visibility in dense fog. in addition, untreated roads may suddenly become icy and slippery in areas where the temperature reaches or drops below the freezing mark, resulting in hazardous driving conditions
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20-30 cm of snow expected along Coquihalla summit, Allison Pass and Kootenay Pass

(Posted:12/05/2015)
BC: A frontal system moving through the Southern British Columbia interior tonight and tomorrow will bring 20 to 30 cm of snow to the Coquihalla summit, Allison Pass and Kootenay Pass. The snow will ease to flurries late Sunday afternoon before the next system arrives for Sunday night.
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Heavy snow along Trans-Canada Highway around Sicamous, Rogers Pass, Golden

(Posted:12/04/2015)
BC: Special weather statement in effect for: •Trans Canada Highway - Eagle Pass to Rogers Pass Heavy snow is occurring tonight. A slow moving frontal system will continue to track across the BC Interior tonight. Further snowfall accumulations of 15 cm can be expected before the snow tapers off early Friday morning
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Freezing Rain along TCH #17 from White River to Ottawa Valley

(Posted:11/30/2015)
ON: There is a risk of freezing rain or freezing drizzle as an area of precipitation moves across the area Tuesday afternoon and evening. Current indications suggest that the area most likely to see freezing rain appears to be a swath of Northern Ontario along the TCH #17 from White River to Sudbury into the Ottawa River Valley beginning in the afternoon. This swath is forecast to push north towards Timmins Tuesday evening. It is possible that any freezing rain that does occur could take several hours to change over to rain.
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Now, Raing freezing rain along #17 TCH from Sudbury to Mattawa to Pembroke

(Posted:11/27/2015)
ON: Icy conditions may develop in some areas tonight. A sharp Arctic cold front will move through the region today, bringing steady precipitation and a sharp drop in temperatures. Temperatures will fall fairly quickly to near the freezing mark by late afternoon or early evening. Rain will thus change to snow although it is likely to melt initially as the ground remains relatively warm.
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Winter weather and driving conditions along #17 TCH and #11 from White River to Mattawa

(Posted:11/26/2015)
ON: Much colder air with snow or freezing rain on the way. A sharp cold front slipping southeast across the region will herald the arrival of much colder air from the Arctic. This cold front will bring a sudden end to a mild spell. Rain falling in the mild air ahead of the front will change over to snow in its wake, as temperatures drop fairly quickly to well below freezing. The changeover to snow will occur near noon over northern sections such as near Timmins, but not until overnight in the Sault Ste Marie to Sudbury regions.
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Lake Effect Snow along Highway 400 corridor from Barrie to Sudbury

(Posted:11/20/2015)
ON: Heavy flurries likely today east of Georgian Bay. Significant snow Saturday afternoon into Sunday morning for some areas of Southwestern and Central Ontario. For regions just east of Georgian Bay: Wet flurries are occurring as temperatures drop behind a cold front. Although significant accumulations are not expected at this time, heavy flurries and local blowing snow could reduce visibilities. Travellers should prepare for winter driving conditions.
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Snowsqalls along #17 TCH between Wawa-Sault Ste Marie-Sudbury - NorthBay (10-20 cm)

(Posted:11/20/2015)
ON: Snow squalls continue off Lake Superior today. Snowfall accumulations of 10 to 15 cm per 12 hours will be possible along with very low visibilities in heavy snow and blowing snow. The snow squalls are forecast to weaken tonight. Prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions. On Saturday afternoon, an area of snow is expected to move into Northeastern Ontario and continue through the night. The snow will likely be heavy at times and current guidance suggests that 10 to 20 cm of snow may be possible by Sunday morning. Snowfall warnings may be required.
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Snow squalls east of Superior and around Sault Ste Marie, North Channel along #17 TCH

(Posted:11/19/2015)
ON: Snow squalls are likely to develop east of Lake Superior late this afternoon after the passage of a strong cold front. The snow squalls are expected to intensify tonight. The snow squalls are likely to continue on Friday, especially for regions south of Wawa. West winds gusting to 60 to 80 km/h will also cause blowing snow. Snowfall accumulations of 5 to 10 cm per 12 hours are possible along with very low visibilities in heavy snow and blowing snow. Travel may be hazardous due to sudden changes in the weather.
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Snow, blowing snow and colder air for THunder Bay and NW Ontario along #17 TCH

(Posted:11/19/2015)
ON: Northwestern Ontario: brisk westerly winds gusting to 50 km/h will usher in considerably colder air in the wake of a cold front, resulting in local blowing snow and reduced visibilities today. A total of 5 to 10 cm of snow is likely by this evening.
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Southern Vancouver Island,and Interior getting snow and strong winds

(Posted:11/17/2015)
BC: Snow and strong winds. A cold front will move through Southern British Columbia this evening causing freezing levels to drop quickly producing one last punch of snow and possible black ice. Up to 10 cm of snow is expected. In addition, strong wind gusts up to 80 km/h could reduce visibility even further in blowing snow. The snow and wind will ease near midnight. Rapidly accumulating snow may make travel difficult over some locations.
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Rain and Snow acorss area from Winnipeg to Thunder Bay

(Posted:11/17/2015)
MB/ON: Becoming much colder and snowy Wednesday night into Thursday. Rain that is affecting much of Northwestern Ontario will change to snow Wednesday night as a strong cold front crosses the region. Cold west winds gusting to 50 km/h will develop Wednesday night giving local blowing snow and reduced visibilities. The snow and blowing snow are expected to persist into Thursday before tapering off later in the day.
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Strong winds blowing across Prairie roads and highways

(Posted:11/18/2015)
AB/SK/MB: Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring. A strong cold front will sweep eastward across the prairies bringing damaging northwesterly winds of up to 70 gusting to 90 km/h on Wednesday. The blustery conditions will begin early Wednesday morning in western sections of Saskatchewan and progress eastward into southwestern Manitoba throughout the day. Winds will start diminishing to below warning criteria Wednesday evening
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Winter weather, with high windchills, to hit Manitoba and Saskatchewan

(Posted:11/17/2015)
SK,MB: An intense low pressure system with a strong cold front will sweep across Saskatchewan Wednesday bringing an abrupt end to the mild November weather. Behind the cold front temperatures will plummet to normal for this time of year dropping overnight lows in the minus double digits. Along with the falling temperatures blustery northwesterly winds are forecast. Areas along and south of the Yellowhead Highway will experience the strongest winds with speeds of 60 or 70 gusting to 90 km/h likely
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Snowfall 15-25 cm in Okanagan and Kootenay areas

(Posted:11/17/2015)
BC: Snowfall, with total amounts of 15 to 25 cm is expected. Snowfall, with total amounts of 15 to 25 cm continues. A winter storm is bringing heavy snowfall to Columbia District tonight and Tuesday. The storm is forecast to end late Tuesday with total snowfall amount up to 30 cm. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow.
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Snowfall alert in higher elevations 5-10cm along Eastern Rockies

(Posted:11/13/2015)
AB: Snowfall, with total amounts of 10 to 20 cm continues this morning, Snow will change to rain midday at lower elevations but will continue over higher terrain. Snow will end Friday evening. Locally higher accumulations are possible, particularly along the Icefields Parkway (Highway 93) and over the higher elevations of the Kananaskis region. The townsites of Jasper, Banff, and Canmore will likely see amounts between 5 to 10 cm but the snow will change to rain.
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Post-tropical storm Kate hitting the Island today

(Posted:11/12/2015)
NL: Post-tropical storm Kate bringing strong gales and large waves over Extreme Southern Grand Banks. No effect over land. About 560 kilometres south-southeast of Cape Race, NL. with maximum sustained winds: 110 km/hour.
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Winter Storm warning for Thunder Bay and Northwest Ontario: 10-15cm expected

(Posted:11/12/2015)
ON: Precipitation begins as rain, however it is expected to change to snow closer to Lake Superior, likely late in the afternoon or early evening. The snow is forecast to continue through most of the night, with snowfall amounts in the 5 to 8 cm range, although a few locales could see up to 10 cm or so. Roads may become slippery due to accumulating snow.
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Winter storm warning with winds, snow and rain (depending on elevation)

(Posted:11/12/2015)
BC: A powerful storm will move across in the British Columbia Interior today and tonight. The system will race through the Central Interior this afternoon and then stall across the south interior tonight. Locally heavy precipitation will accompany the front. Snow has started over the Columbia regions and will spread to the Kootenays. Rising freezing levels will turn the snow to rain over most of the Kootenay regions in the afternoon. Up to 25 cm of snow may fall in higher elevations.
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High winds & Gusts in 401 Corridor from Windsor to Hamilton

(Posted:11/11/2015)
ON: Very windy Thursday. Strong southwesterly winds are expected to develop early Thursday morning with gusts to 70 to 80 km/h in most places. Near Lake Erie, wind gusts may approach the warning criteria of 90 km/h. These strong winds will persist for much of the day.
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Precipitation & Coastal Wind warning for southern BC

(Posted:11/11/2015)
BC: The first storm will move through the British Columbia Interior tonight. Strong southeast winds up to 100 km/h expected along and near Vancouver Island. A second, more powerful storm, will hit the British Columbia Interior on Thursday and Friday. The storm will produce strong winds and heavy rain. The storm could linger over the southern part of the province all day Friday, bringing copious amounts of precipitation.

Fog expected along TCH #17 from Thunder Bay east to Ottawa

(Posted:11/10/2015)
ON: Fog is expected to lift later this morning. Visibility may be significantly and suddenly reduced to near zero. Travel is expected to be hazardous due to reduced visibility in some locations. If travelling, be prepared for areas of near zero visibility. Weather Advisories for fog are issued when near zero visibilities in fog are expected or occurring.
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Fog in SE Saskatchwan and across Southern Manitoba along TCH

(Posted:11/10/2015)
SK, MB: Near zero visiblity in fog is expected or occurring. A large area of fog associated with a warm front draped along the U.S. border has settled over the southeastern Prairies. Fog giving visibilities of 400m or less has established itself in extreme southeastern Saskatchewan and into much of southwestern Manitoba.
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Higher elevation 20cm snowfall from Coquihalla east to Kootenay Pass

(Posted:11/10/2015)
BC: Up to 20 centimetres of snow by Wednesday. A sharp cold front will move across Southern British Columbia tonight and early Wednesday bringing up to 20 centimetres of snow and strong gusty winds to the Coquihalla Summit and Kootenay Pass.
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10cm of snow expected in Southern Alberta along #1 TCH and on #3 Crowsnest Route

(Posted:11/09/2015)
AB: Significant snow is beginning to fall over southern Alberta this morning. By the time the snow tapers off on Tuesday morning some areas will have received 10 to 20 cm with greater amounts possible over the higher terrain of the Cypress Hills and in the foothills. Snowfall warnings are issued when 10 cm of snow or more is expected to fall in 12 hours or less.
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Show along #1 TCH through southern Saskatchewan tapering off

(Posted:11/04/2015)
SK: Snow is beginning to taper off from west to east across Southern Saskatchewan this morning. Most areas along the Trans-Canada Highway saw 2 to 4 centimeters of snow last night with slightly higher amounts in the southwest corner of the province.
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Fog advisory along QEW around Hamlton, Burlingon,and Oakville

(Posted:11/04/2015)
ON: Fog Advisory in effect for:Hamlton, Burlingon,and Oakville. Near zero visibility in fog are expected or occurring. Dense fog patches are expected to lift later this morning.
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Fog advisory along #17 TCH in Ottawa valley from Deep River to Arnprior

(Posted:11/04/2015)
ON: Near zero visibility in fog are expected or occurring. Dense fog patches are expected to lift later this morning. Visibility may be significantly and suddenly reduced to near zero.
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Rain and winter-like conditions along TCH in Upper Saint John River Valley

(Posted:11/02/2015)
NB: Wintry mix of precipitation likely on Tuesday. A weak trough of low pressure will approach New Brunswick from Quebec later tonight and push a wintry mix of precipitation into northern and Western New Brunswick beginning early Tuesday. Precipitation will likely begin as snow or freezing rain in the morning and become mixed with or change to rain near noon
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First seasonal snow along TCH#1 from Swift Current to Manitoba border

(Posted:11/02/2015)
SK: The first taste of winter for parts of the Eastern Prairies. The first accumulating snow of the season is likely Tuesday night and Wednesday across Southeast Saskatchewan as a storm system takes shape to the south. Precipitation is expected to begin Tuesday morning as rain but will steadily transition over to wet snow Tuesday evening and continue into Wednesday.
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Fog warning along #3 Crowsnest Highway

(Posted:11/02/2015)
AB: Fog warning has been issued from Brlairmore weast to Medicine Hat
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Rainfall warning & Wreckhouse Winds in SW Newfoundland

(Posted:10/28/2015)
NL: Rain will spread over southwestern Newfoundland on Thursday afternoon and become heavy at times by evening. Total amounts between 40 and 55 millimetres are expected before the rain tapers off later Thursday night into Friday morning.
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High coastal water levels in the Bay of Fundy on Thursday

(Posted:10/28/2015)
NB/NS: An intensifying low pressure system will track across Ontario tonight and into Quebec on Thursday. Ahead of this system rain and strong southeast winds will develop on Thursday. These strong winds will generate a storm surge and in combination with a high tidal cycle will give elevated coastal water levels at the high tide on Thursday.
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Rainfall warning for Tans-Canada along St Lawrence Valley

(Posted:10/28/2015)
QC: An intense low pressure system will bring between 50 to 70 millimeters of rain over these regions. Rain will intensify over the next few hours in Western Quebec as it will begin in the evening over Central Quebec.

Freezing Rain warning for #17 from Nipigon to White River

(Posted:10/21/2015)
ON: An Alberta clipper is forecast to merge with a developing Colorado low over Lake Superior later today. Although it not expected to be a a significant disturbance, sufficient moisture is likely to produce a band of mixed precipitation around the northern periphery of Lake Superior. Some areas will receive 5-12 centimetres of snow while others are expected to be on the receiving end of more persistent freezing rain. Some freezing rain is likely for regions closer to the Quebec border this evening. A freezing rain warning continues in effect for a few regions north of Superior.
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Freezing Rain possible for Quebec City/Levis & Lower St Lawrence

(Posted:10/21/2015)
QC: A low pressure system from Northern Ontario will track toward Northwestern Quebec on Thursday. Ahead of it, a warm front will affect Central Quebec tonight, causing some freezing rain in a Corridor between Matagami and the Saguenay.
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Snow Squalls along #17 from Sudbury to Ottawa, and south to the 401 corridor

(Posted:10/16/2015)
ON: Snow squalls may develop late tonight and could continue through Saturday. Local snowfall accumulations could reach 15 cm by Saturday afternoon. Under the snow squall bands, visibilities could be significantly reduced due to the heavy snow, and snow could quickly accumulate. For areas immediately along the shore, accumulations should be less as temperatures there will be a few degrees warmer due to the relatively warm water of Georgian Bay.
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Gusts of up to 120km per hour...along Trans-Canada Highway

(Posted:10/12/2015)
MB: Extremely powerful northwest winds will affect much of southern Manitoba today in the wake of a cold front which swept through the region overnight. Wind gusts up to 100 km/h can be expected this morning through the Red River Valley and southwestern Manitoba. Even stronger gusts to 120 km/h can be expected where winds blow onshore from Lake Winnipeg and Lake Manitoba.

High winds across Sasksatchewan

(Posted:10/11/2015)
SK: Gusts of up to 120km per hour...along Trans-Canada Highway, including Swift Current and Regina
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Union-Pearson airport train service resumes after morning fire

(Posted:10/02/2015)
ON: Union-Pearson Express trains are running again after a morning fire halted service this morning just before 7 a.m.
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Many roads in New Brunswick damaged by flooding

(Posted:10/02/2015)
NB: Rains of up to 150 mm in one day have washed out several roads across province. TCH not affected.
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Rainfall warning in effect for New Brunswick 50-100mm expected

(Posted:09/30/2015)
NB:
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Fog alert for southern Saskatchewan along #1 and #16

(Posted:09/24/2015)
SK: Near zero visibility in fog is expected overnight and early Friday morning. A southeasterly flow of moist and mild air will bring fog patches into southeastern Saskatchewan tonight. As winds become light and temperatures gradually fall, widespread fog will develop and cause extensive near zero visibility, especially in rural areas from Estevan to Prince Albert and east to the Manitoba border.
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Fog alert for southern Manitoba along #1 and #16

(Posted:09/24/2015)
MB: A southerly flow of mild moist air will persist over southern Manitoba tonight and early Friday. As a result widespread fog with visibilities frequently near zero are expected to develop over much of southern Manitoba overnight and persist into the early morning hours. Late this evening fog patches giving reduced visibilities were already being reported in a number of locations and these conditions are expected to become more widespread overnight. Conditions will gradually improve through the morning, Friday
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Thunderstorm Watch for Thunder Bay - Nipigon area along #17 TCH

(Posted:09/17/2015)
ON: Conditions are favourable for the development of dangerous thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts, large hail and torrential rain. Local amounts of rain totalling 50 to 75 millimetres are possible by late this morning or early this afternoon. Fast moving water across a road can sweep a vehicle away. Be prepared for severe weather. Take
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Snow at higher elevations along Rockies

(Posted:09/03/2015)
AB, BC: Snow and snowshowers are forecast over next two days above 2000 metres along the Rocky Mountains form Banff to Jasper.
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Heat Warnings from Winnipeg to Kenora

(Posted:09/03/2015)
MB. ON: Hot and humid conditions continuing today with humidex values in the 40s this afternoon. Hot and humid conditions will continue over southern Manitoba and northwestern Ontario today as a warm southerly flow persists. Morning clouds will give way to sunny and hot conditions by midday with afternoon temperatures climbing into the 31 to 34C range and humidex values of 40 to 43C.
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Distracted driving penalties increase under new Ontario law

(Posted:09/01/2015)
ON: Maximum $1K fine and three demerit points for drivers who text, email or talk on handheld phone
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Confederation Bridge closed after multi-vehicle collision

(Posted:09/01/2015)
PE: RCMP investigating incident in which vehicles owned by bridge were involved.The brdige will re-open followign the investigation
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Gasoline shortage in Nova Scotia

(Posted:08/31/2015)
NS: A late delivery of gasoline to the Imperial Oil terminal in Dartmouth has caused many filling stations across the province to run out of fuel. MacEachern said some managers at other filling stations in Pictou County have been told it could be Wednesday or Thursday before they are restocked.
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Rainfall warning for Vancouver Island, Vancouver & Fraser Valley

(Posted:08/28/2015)
BC: Heavy rain over the South Coast this weekend. A major change in the weather pattern is in the works. The high pressure system that has trapped wildfire smoke over Southern B.C. will finally shift east thanks to a pair of incoming storms. The storms will merge two jet streams into a single river of sub-tropical moisture that will bathe the South Coast with the first significant rainfall in months. Weather models are indicating 80 to 120 mm of rain over the South Coast between Friday night and Monda
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Poor air quality over Southern Alberta, BC and Saskatchean.

(Posted:08/25/2015)
BC, AB, SK: Forest fire smoke travelling in from the Northwestern United States is expected to reduce visibilities and create poor air quality over much of Southern Alberta today and overnight. Individuals living in or travelling in this area are advised to be aware of potential health concerns that can be associated with current air conditions. In the current conditions, even healthy individuals may experience temporary irritation of eyes and throat, and possibly shortness of breath.
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Accident at Scott Lake Hill causing TCH #1 disruption for hours

(Posted:08/24/2015)
AB: Highway 1 fatality crash west of Scott Lake Hill is causing eastbound TCH to be rerouted along 1A for several more hours. westbound traffic reduced to 1 lane.
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Heat warning in effect for Ottawa-Montreal-Trois Rivieres

(Posted:08/18/2015)
ON-QC: The heat and humidity are expected to continue today, with maximum temperatures in the low thirties once again and humidex values in the 37 to 40 range. Overnight temperatures tonight will also be warm with minimum readings of around 20 degrees
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Smoky skies across most of Vancouver Island

(Posted:08/13/2015)
BC: Smoky skies advisory issued for port Renfrew area & Cowichan Valley, including Cowichan lake, Duncan, crofton, cobble hill, mill bay & shawnigan lake. Smoke extendeding eastwards into Shuswap Lake and the Okanagan Valley.
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Heat warrning for Southen Manitoba, extending west to southern Saskatchewan

(Posted:08/13/2015)
MN, SK: Hot and humid weather with generally sunny skies is expected to continue in Southern Manitoba into the weekend, as the area remains under the effect of an upper ridge of high pressure. Temperatures reached the low 30's today, with humidex values peaking just shy of the 40 mark
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Northwestern Ontaio Heat Warming

(Posted:08/13/2015)
ON: The hot weather is forecast to continue through at least Friday. Daytime highs will reach 29 degrees or more, with overnight lows around 16. Humidex values will be in the mid thirties. The hot conditions may continue into the weekend. Thunderstorm alerts in areas as well.
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Extreme Thunderstorm warning along TCH #1 from Swift Current to Regina (and Manitoba)

(Posted:08/05/2015)
SK: Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts, large hail and heavy rain. Humid air along with a low pressure system moving eastward across southern Saskatchewan could trigger thunderstorms in southeastern regions of Saskatchewan and extreme southwestern portions of Manitoba this evening.
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Extreme thunderstorm warning for Fredericton and the Saint John River valley

(Posted:08/05/2015)
NB: Conditions are favourable for the development of dangerous thunderstorms that may be capable of producing damaging wind gusts, damaging hail and heavy rain. Watch conditions are in effect for late this afternoon and this evening. Very large hail can damage property, break windows, dent vehicles and cause serious injury. Very strong wind gusts can damage buildings, down trees and blow large vehicles off the road. Remember, severe thunderstorms can produce tornadoes
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Extreme Thunderstorms and Hail for Calgary (again)

(Posted:08/05/2015)
AB: At 2:13 p.m. MDT, Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a line of severe thunderstorms capable of producing very strong wind gusts, quarter to toonie size hail and heavy rain. A pair of severe thunderstorms are moving through the area. The first storm is 30 km west of Calgary city center and expected to pass over northern portions of Calgary. The second is 10 km north of Cochrane and is moving towards Airdrie. These storms are moving eastward at 15 km/h. Golfball and nickel size hail have been reported from these storms.
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Extreme Thunderstorm Warning for Calgary area, with toonie-size hail

(Posted:08/04/2015)
ab: Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a severe thunderstorm capable of producing very strong wind gusts, quarter to toonie size hail and heavy rain. This storm is moving NE at 30 km/h. Take cover immediately, if threatening weather approaches.
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Heat Warning across northern Ontari TCH #17, from Kenora to Mattawa

(Posted:07/28/2015)
ON: Daytime highs in the 29 to 33 degree range are expected followed by another warm night tonight. Communities close to the shores of Lake Superior should be somewhat cooler and have not been included in the Heat Alert.
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Heat warning along Lake Ontario & Ottawa Valley

(Posted:07/28/2015)
ON: From Hamilton east to St Lawrence Valley and Montreal area, a hot airmass will continue to dominate today through Wednesday. Daytime highs in the low 30s are expected with warm overnight minimum temperatures near 20 degrees for the regions with heat warnings.
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Heavy rain & WInds expected across Saskatchewan

(Posted:07/28/2015)
SK: Rain, at times heavy, is expected, with total rainfall amounts of 50 to 100 mm by Tuesday evening. Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring. Sustained winds of 70 km/h with gusts to 90 km/h
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2016 upgrade for Revelstoke Trans-Canada Highway intersection

(Posted:07/18/2015)
BC: The average summer highway traffic at REvelstoke went up 14 per cent between 2004 and 2014. The goal is to have a design created this year, with construction to begin after Labour Day weekend 2016.
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Frost advisory in Grand Falls-Edmunston area

(Posted:07/16/2015)
NB: Frost may damage some crops in frost-prone areas. Patchy frost is expected tonight in low lying areas as the combination of a cool airmass, clear skies and light winds will allow temperatures to drop close to zero. The frost will dissipate early Friday morning after sunrise. Cover up plants, especially those in frost-prone areas.
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Level 4 drought declared for South Coast and Lower Fraser

(Posted:07/15/2015)
NB: 'Extremely dry' conditions mean water managers may soon bring in tighter restrictions imposed in the region, if necessary.
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Watch for post-tropical storm Claudette.

(Posted:07/15/2015)
NL: Rain from the remains of Claudette will give some rain to Southeastern Newfoundland this morning. Winds possibly gusting to 60 km/h can be expected. General rainfall amounts up to 10 to 15 millimetre range are expected. General wave heights just to the right of the remnant circulation of Claudette are expected to be in the 3 to 5 metre range this morning.
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Fog advisory for Newfoundland

(Posted:07/15/2015)
NL: Dense fog is forecast to arrive today as a moist and humid air mass moves over southeastern Newfoundland. The fog will likely persist through tonight and much of Thursday, especially over coastal areas. Conditions are expected to begin to improve late Thursday as drier air arrives from the west. If travelling, be prepared for areas of near zero visibility.
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Toronado and Thuderstorm warnings for Sasakatchewan

(Posted:07/12/2015)
SK: Tornado watches along the TCH #1 corridor including Moose Jaw and Regina, and thunderstorm warnings for the #16 and #11 corridor including Saskatoon
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Why Canada is road-trip heaven.

(Posted:07/07/2015)
Canada: Cool, new fuel-efficient RVs are perfect for travellers who want to hit the road and enjoy free-spirited Canadian adventures.
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Badly planned construction on Trans-Canada Highway west of Calgary

(Posted:07/07/2015)
AB: Badly planned construction on Trans-Canada Highway west of Calgary has Stampede-goers and other holidaymakers mad
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Air Quality alerts in Great Vancouver and Fraser Valley area

(Posted:07/07/2015)
BC: Air quality advisories for most of the BC South Coast as well as the North Peace River district will continue because of high concentrations of fine particulate matter due to wildfire smoke.
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Air Quality Alert

(Posted:07/07/2015)
SK: poor air quality from Regina and northweards across Saskatchewan due to widespread forest fires in the north of the province
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Severe Thunderstorms between Regina and Brandon

(Posted:07/04/2015)
SK-MB: A trough of low pressure will trigger thunderstorms across Manitoba today. Some of these may become severe this afternoon and into the evening. Large hail can damage property and cause injury. Strong wind gusts can toss loose objects, damage weak buildings, break branches off trees and overturn large vehicles.
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Widespread smoke and reduced air quality continues

(Posted:07/02/2015)
SK, MB: A large area of smoke from forest fires over Northern Saskatchewan and the Northwest Territories continues to blanket much of Saskatchewan & Manitoba Visibilities have been reduced to less than 2 kilometres in many areas. Significant smoke will persist over most of the province as northwesterly winds continue tonight.
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Severe thunderstorms in teh Dryden, Ignace, and Sioux Lookout area

(Posted:07/02/2015)
ON: Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts, large hail and heavy rain. A few thunderstorms rumbling southeastward across the region have some potential to briefly become severe this evening. The main concerns are strong wind gusts and large hail. Frequent lightning and very heavy downpours are also possible. Large hail can damage property and cause injury
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Hihgway 401 extended to US border in Windsor

(Posted:06/30/2015)
ON: While the new trade route won’t open until the Gordie Howe International bridge is completed in five years, it was 65 years ago that work started on the Trans Canada Highway, and Ontario finally extended Highway 401 (not the actual Trns-Canada) to the U.S. border.

The Longitudinal Centre of Canada

(Posted:06/30/2015)
MB: three in the middle of nowhere, but each claiming to be the geographic centre, one in the middle east-to-west. The Arctic takes up a LOT of area (land and water) and goes WAY north!
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Salmon Arm upgrades to TCH announced

(Posted:06/30/2015)
BC: The first part of the project includes the replacement of the Salmon River Bridge, addition of a frontage road to Salmon River Road via two roundabouts. On the south side, a frontage road will connect to 30th Street SW, access will be improved to First Nations land on 15th Street SW and improvements will be made to the 10th Street intersection. The third part of the project involves four-laning the highway and connecting to First Nations Road with an underpass.
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Air quality alert in much of Saskatchewan & Manitoba due to northern forest fires

(Posted:06/30/2015)
SK/MB: Large area of smoke from forest fires over Northern Saskatchewan and Northwest Territories continues to blanket much of Saskatchewan. Visibilities have been reduced to less than 2 km in many areas especially in Central and Northern Saskatchewan.
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Thunderstorms near Wawa - Pukaskwa Park - White River

(Posted:06/30/2015)
ON: An area of very slow moving showers with isolated thunderstorms continues to affect western portions of the region. The showers will be heavy at times and could give very localized rainfall amounts near 50 mm. Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads
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Fireban as heatwave in Vancouver & Okanagan expected to last the next week

(Posted:06/25/2015)
NV: Hot desert air will move into Southwestern British Columbia this weekend. Record breaking high temperatures of 40 degrees are forecast for Saturday and Sunday. These temperatures are 15 degrees above normal for the end of June. Temperatures will cool slightly at the beginning of next week, as a weak weather disturbance brings the potential for scattered thunderstorms but afterward conditions still remain hot through Canada day.
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Gardiner Expressway, along Toronto's lakeshore is to be updated

(Posted:06/11/2015)
ON: Toronto city council narrowly approved the mayor's "hybrid" plan for the eastern section of the Gardiner Expressway on Thursday afternoon, a decision that will leave most of the elevated highway in place. Council voted 24-21 in favour of the so- called hybrid plan for th
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Frost Advisory from Thunder Bay east to Sudbury

(Posted:05/22/2015)
ON: Widespread frost is likely early this morning as temperatures have fallen below zero degrees Celsius.
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Saskatchewan government to spend close to $1B on highway projects

(Posted:05/09/2015)
SK: Construction of the Regina Bypass;Pre-construction work on passing lanes on Highway 5 between Saskatoon and Humboldt;Pre-construction work on Highway 6 and 39 between Regina and Estevan; and 300 km of repaving work on the province's busiest highways, including Highways 1, 2, 6, 7, 11, and 16.
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Snow expected in Bannf-Canmore-Lake Louise area

(Posted:04/14/2015)
AB: Heavy snow, with total accumulations of 10 to 20 cm, is expected over higher elevations today.
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Kelowna Runners Celebrating 35 Years Since Terry Fox Began His Journey

(Posted:04/11/2015)
Canada: Sunday, April 12th marks 35 years since Terry Fox began his Marathon of Hope. Fox began on April 12, 1980, and 35 years later, runners are seeing how many times they can run across Canada. The Terry Fox Foundation and Running Room are inviting participants to run or walk from 1 km to 10 km in different locations in Canada to help raise awareness for Terry’s dream. As of early this week, over 3000 people had pledged to run over 35,000 kilometres.
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Winds of 60km/.h expected Wawa to Sudbury along TCH

(Posted:04/10/2015)
ON: Northwesterly winds of 60 km/h with gusts to 90 km/h are expected to develop this afternoon. Winds will diminish this evening. Damage to buildings, such as to roof shingles and windows, may occur. Loose objects may be tossed by the wind and cause injury or damage.
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Blowing Snow Advisory in effect for St Lawrence Valley, Rivière-du-Loup area. and Gaspe

(Posted:03/23/2015)
QC: Poor visibility locally near zero in snow and blowing snow is expected or occurring. Strong westerly winds combined with fresh snow are giving near zero visibilities in blowing snow. Conditions are expected to improve later today as winds ease off. Weather Advisories for blowing snow are issued when winds are expected to create blowing snow giving poor visibility to 800 metres or less for at least 3 hours.
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Blowing Snow Advisory in effect for western Newfoundland along Tran-sCanada Highway

(Posted:03/23/2015)
NL: Flurries and snow squalls will combine with strong southwesterly winds to cause poor visibilities in blowing snow along the south and west coasts this evening before improving tonight. Travel is expected to be hazardous due to reduced visibility in some locations. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions.
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Snowfall expected over much of Saskatchewan Monday through Tuesday

(Posted:03/23/2015)
SK: A weather disturbance may bring a significant snowfall to Southern Saskatchewan tonight through Tuesday. There may be patchy freezing rain overnight. The potential still exists for 10 to 15 cm of snow in total over southeastern areas A low pressure system over Western Montana this morning is forecast to track eastward and strengthen somewhat today and tonight, then push slowly across North Dakota Tuesday and Wednesday.
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Snowfall warning in effect for Jasper and Highway 16 to Edmonton

(Posted:03/23/2015)
AB: Snowfall, with total amounts of 10 to 20 cm is expected.
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Confderation Bridge to/from PEI is closed due to weather conditions

(Posted:03/22/2015)
PE/NB/NS: For user safety, the Confederation Bridge is closed to all traffic until the current weather situation changes. The closure was implemented at 13:45hrs, March 22, 2015.You will be advised when the situation changes.
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Rainfall of up to 50mm in Vancouver area

(Posted:03/20/2015)
BC: Waves of rain to the South Coast through today and tonight. Saturated air will bring rainfall totals exceeding the warning criteria of 50 mm in places. The storm system is expected to move east of the regions by Saturday morning.
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Blowing snow advisory in Western Newfoundland

(Posted:03/18/2015)
NL: In the west, falling snow will combine with winds gusting 60 to 80 km/h to generate blowing snow from this afternoon through to at least Thursday afternoon.
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Snowfall of up to 40 cm is expectet

(Posted:03/18/2015)
NS,NB, PE: Snowfall amounts ranging from 5 to 15 centimetres are expected for most parts of Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Cape Breton, except for eastern mainland Nova Scotia where 30 to 40 centimetres are expected.
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Blizzard conditions across Newfoundland

(Posted:03/16/2015)
NL: Total snowfall accumulations, including what has fallen, could reach 30 to 40 centimetres over eastern regions and 10 to 20 centimetres further west.
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Blizzard batters much of New Brunswick

(Posted:03/15/2015)
NB: Up to 45 cm of snow expected in some areas, with wind gusts of up to 80 km/h
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A mix of wintery weather to much of Southern Ontario expected today, including snow for central and

(Posted:03/03/2015)
ON: A low pressure system is bringing a wintery mix of precipitation towards Southern Ontario today For Extreme Southwestern Ontario to Hamilton and the Niagara Peninsula, a freezing rain warning is in effect. Further north, for areas east of Southern Lake Huron to north of Lake Ontario including the Greater Toronto area, precipitation is expected to be mainly snow. However, some ice pellets and localized freezing rain is also likely late this afternoon into early this evening.
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Cold Temperatures & Windchills across Southern and Central Ontario

(Posted:02/26/2015)
ON: Extreme Cold Warning in effect along TCH #17, aom Sault Ste Marie To Mattawa, and south to the 401 Corridor from Windsor to Kingston. A period of very cold wind chills is expected. Yet another frigid Arctic airmass will combine with light to moderate winds to produce wind chill values between minus 35 and minus 40 overnight and into Friday morning. Wind chills will improve later Friday morning as temperatures rise under the strengthening late February sun.
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Extreme cold and windchills along TCH #17 across Ontario

(Posted:02/23/2015)
ON: A period of very cold wind chills is expected along the Trans-Canada, from Kenora all the way to Ottawa. Overnight lows in the minus thirties combined with light to moderate winds are producing extreme wind chills of minus 40 to minus 45 this morning. Wind chills will improve later this morning as temperatures rise.
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High Winds, blowing snow across Newfoundland

(Posted:02/15/2015)
NL: Blizzard conditions with gusty winds and visibility frequently near zero in snow and blowing snow are expected or occurring. Severe and potentially damaging winds are expected over some areas tonight. Wind gusts of 100 km/h, and locally up to 180 km/h along parts of the west coast prone to enhanced easterly flow will begin to subside overnight. In addition, snow combined with the strong winds will result in blizzard conditions giving near zero visibility. Snow will change to rain over southern areas after midnight, with light snow or ice pellets elsewhere.
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Extreme COLD warning across Southern Ontario

(Posted:02/15/2015)
ON: Bitterly cold arctic air combined with light to moderate north winds is resulting in extreme wind chill values tonight. Although the winds will diminish somewhat overnight, wind chill values of minus 35 to minus 40 are expected to continue until Monday morning. Conditions will improve later Monday morning as temperatures rise. People outdoors should exercise extreme caution. Frostbite on exposed skin may occur in just a few minutes.
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Nor'Easter causing blowing snow across Maritimes

(Posted:02/15/2015)
NB/PE: Poor visibility in snow and blowing snow is expected or occurring in some locations. Blustery northwest winds combined with fresh snowfall is giving poor visibility in blowing snow. These conditions will persist overnight and then improve Monday morning. Travel is expected to be hazardous due to reduced visibility in some locations. Travel is expected to be hazardous due to reduced visibility. Visibility may be significantly and suddenly reduced to near zero.
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Extreme Cold warning for southern Ontario

(Posted:02/12/2015)
ON: strong cold front is crossing southern Ontario and is ushering in much colder temperatures and gusty winds. Wind chill values this afternoon are generally expected to be between minus 25 and minus 35 across central and eastern Ontario. Tonight will be very cold across all of southern Ontario. Although the winds will diminish somewhat, wind chill values of minus 35 to minus 40 are expected overnight and into Friday morning across central and eastern Ontario.
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Snowfall warning for Newfoundland

(Posted:02/12/2015)
NL: Another winter storm is expected to develop off the East Coast of the United States tonight and intensify as it approaches Newfoundland from the southwest on Friday and move out to sea early Saturday morning. Snow will begin over Southwestern Newfoundland Friday morning and spread to the rest of the island by Friday afternoon. Central and Western Newfoundland could see close to 15 centimetres of snow from Friday afternoon to early Saturday morning. Eastern Newfoundland could see southwesterly wind gusts in excess of 100 km/h on Friday night.

snowfall alert along TCH#17 from Kenora to Mattawa

(Posted:02/07/2015)
ON: The first Alberta clipper like disturbance which brought some snow to all regions last night will sail out of Northeastern Ontario into Southern Ontario, with snow becoming patchy and light in its wake. Meanwhile a second and stronger Alberta clipper will spread snow quickly into Northwestern Ontario this morning then across Lake Superior into Northeastern Ontario this afternoon. Most regions will receive a total of 10 to 15 cm of snow by Sunday morning.
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Snowfall alert in southeastern Ontario 15-25 cm along 417 and 401 corridor

(Posted:02/07/2015)
ON: st of a line from Orillia to Oshawa, periods of snow are expected today through Sunday. Many areas in a swath of regions extending from Georgian Bay to Eastern Lake Ontario will receive a total of 15 to 25 cm by Sunday evening. Further northeast over a swath of regions extending from Algonquin Park across the National Capital Region to Cornwall total snowfall amounts of 10 to 15 cm are expected by Sunday evening. In general snowfall amounts will be just under the warning criterion of 15 cm per 12 hours.

Heavy snowfall of 30=50 cm expected in Rocky Mountains onMonday

(Posted:02/07/2015)
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Snowfall expecte Banff National Park on Saturday

(Posted:02/06/2015)
AB: A pacific weather system continues to stream moisture into Alberta. Heavy snow is expected to fall over higher terrain with a further 10 centimetres forecast by Saturday morning.
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National Georgrpahic ranks top 10 ocreanfront cities

(Posted:02/05/2015)
NL: St John's ranks in the Top Ten. WE AGREE! See http://www.transcanadahighway.com/Newfoundland/StJohns.htm#
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Wind warning for Avalon Peninsula and wide areas of Newfoundland

(Posted:02/05/2015)
NL: Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring. Southerly winds gusting up to 110 km/h will develop early Friday morning and diminish Friday evening. Damage to buildings, such as to roof shingles and windows, may occur. Loose objects may be tossed by the wind and cause injury or damage. Wind warnings are issued when there is a significant risk of damaging winds.
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Snowfall warning for TCH through Nova Scotia & Halifax

(Posted:02/05/2015)
NS: An intensifying trough of low pressure just east of Cape Breton this evening will continue eastward tonight. Heavy snow with strong and gusty northerly winds giving locally reduced visibility in blowing snow overnight and early Friday morning. Total snow accumulations of 15 to 20 centimetres are expected before ending from west to east by early Friday morning
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Snowfall warning for #16 Yellowhead Hihgway , Jasper park and points north

(Posted:02/05/2015)
AB: A long period of snowfall, with total amounts of 10 to 20 cm is expected. A broad area of snow will affect parts of central Alberta tonight and into Friday. The Capital Region can expect to see total accumulations of 10 to 15 cm by Friday morning with an additional 2 to 5 cm tomorrow. Greater accumulations are expected to the northwest, near Whitecourt and Grande Prairie, where total accumulations of 25 to 35 cm are expected by Saturday morning.
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Wind warning in effect for Crowsnest Pass area

(Posted:02/05/2015)
AB: Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring. Strong westerly winds are forecast to develop Friday morning over the southern foothills. Wind gusts of 100 km/h or more are possible in the Pincher Creek region with winds up to 90 expected in portions of Claresholm. Winds will diminish Friday evening. Damage to buildings, such as to roof shingles and windows, may occur. Loose objects may be tossed by the wind and cause injury or damage. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions due to high winds.
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Heavey rain in Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island

(Posted:02/04/2015)
BC: A moist Pacific frontal system will bring waves of sub-tropical moisture to the South Coast beginning tonight. The first wave will move through by Thursday afternoon and then a second wave is anticipated for Thursday night and Friday. Total rainfall amounts of more than 75 mm are likely over a two day period with greater amounts of 150 mm or more for west and Inland Vancouver Island.
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Witner stomer warning & Snow for Bay of Fundy area

(Posted:02/04/2015)
NB/NS: A low pressure system is forecast to develop and track across the Maritimes on Thursday. Periods of snow will spread across much of New Brunswick tonight in advance of this system. The snow will increase in intensity Thursday morning and snowfall amounts of 20 centimetres are expected by Thursday evening. The winds will pick up from the north late Thursday afternoon and combined with the snow will give blowing snow resulting in poor visibilities
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Smog warning in effect for St Lawrence Valley through noon.

(Posted:02/04/2015)
QC: Atmospheric conditions could result in a deterioration in air quality.
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Snowfall and high winds across Newfoundland

(Posted:02/02/2015)
NL: Snow, heavy at times, has begun over southwestern Newfoundland and will spread northward overnight, giving total accumulations between 10 and 20 centimetres before changing to rain on Tuesday. In addition, strengthening southeasterly winds will accompany the snow giving poor visibility in blowing snow. Gusts are forecast to range between 80 km/h inland to 120 km/h along parts of the coast prone to enhanced southeasterly flow.
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More snowfall for Maritimes (from 10-40 cm)

(Posted:02/02/2015)
NB.NS/PE: snow will combine with increasing northeast winds to give blowing snow and near-zero visibilities at times tonight. Total snowfall amounts will range from 10 to 20 centimetres over northeastern New Brunswick to 30 to 40 centimetres over southeastern sections of the province.
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Cold warning in Ottawa Valley & Eastern Ontario

(Posted:02/02/2015)
ON: A period of very cold wind chills is expected. Very cold air combined with light winds will produce wind chill values near minus 35 tonight into early Tuesday morning.
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Cold weather alert along #17 in Northwestern Ontario

(Posted:01/31/2015)
ON: A prolonged period of very cold wind chills is expected. Very cold Arctic air combined with light winds will produce cold wind chill values. Very cold wind chill values near minus 40 are expected tonight into Sunday morning. Some regions may see these cold wind chill values again Sunday night into Monday morning.
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Winter storm warning in effect for Maritimes

(Posted:01/31/2015)
NB-NS-PE: Hazardous winter conditions are expected. An intensifying low pressure system will track across Nova Scotia today and into the Gulf of St Lawrence tonight. Snow, at times heavy, will persist over most of the province today, and increasing northerly winds will give frequent blowing snow and significantly reduced visibilities today and tonight. Total snowfall amounts of 15 to 35 centimetres are possible, with the highest amounts over the southeastern half of the province. Consider postponing non-essential travel until conditions improve.
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Confederation Bridge to PEI imposes restrictions today due to Blizzard

(Posted:01/27/2015)
PE: Restricted classes include automobiles towing trailers, motorcycles, highsided vehicles including trucks, tractor trailers, recreational vehicles, and buses. Bridge
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Blizzard closes down New Brunswick

(Posted:01/27/2015)
NB: Schools and public offices are closed in NB today due to the blizzard
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Blizzard closes TCH Moncton to Nova Scotia border

(Posted:01/27/2015)
NB/NS: The Trans-Canada Highway from Moncton, N.B., to the N.S. border is closed, says the N.B. transportation department's website.

Winter storm on the way for Newfoundland

(Posted:01/26/2015)
NL: A low pressure system over the Gulf of Maine on Tuesday will extend a warm frontal trough towards Newfoundland. The warm front will push very slowly northward across the island Tuesday night and Wednesday before the low itself crosses Northern Newfoundland Wednesday. Latest indications suggest that most of the island will see between 7 and 15 centimetres of snow from this system although higher amounts are possible over the Northern Peninsula.
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Blizzard warning in effect, up to 30 cm expected

(Posted:01/26/2015)
NS/NB: A developing low pressure system over the U.S. Seaboard today will intensify into a large storm as it moves slowly northeastward toward the Maritimes tonight and Tuesday. Heavy snow will develop Tuesday morning and spread northeastward during the day. Very strong northeast winds gusting to 90 km/h with possible higher gusts will give blizzard conditions with near-zero visiblities on Tuesday. General snowfall amounts of 15 to 30 cm are expected. Over parts of Nova Scotia snow will mix with or change to ice pellets in the afternoon.
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Snowfall warning for eastern Newfoundland from Gander to St John's

(Posted:01/22/2015)
NL: A low pressure system is forecast to pass near Cape Race around noon on Friday. Snow will spread into the area this evening, and become heavy at times overnight and Friday morning before tapering to flurries Friday afternoon. Total snowfall amounts are forecast to be 15 to 20 cm.
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Wreckhouse wind warning in effect for Channel-Port aux Basques

(Posted:01/19/2015)
NL: Very strong wind gusts are expected or occurring Strong southeasterly winds gusting to 100 km/h have developed in the Wreckhouse area. These winds will increase to 130 km/h this evening before diminishing below 100 km/h by early Tuesday morning.
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Snow squall watch in effect for: Gatineau & Maniwaki

(Posted:01/15/2015)
QU: Brief, intense snowfall is expected to develop. Under the snow squall, visibilities will be significantly reduced due to the heavy snow combined with blowing snow. A vigorous cold front over Northwestern Quebec is tracking southeastward. Snowsqualls will accompany the front.
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Fog & Sea Smoke blanket Montreal & St Lawrence Valley

(Posted:01/14/2015)
QC: Reduced visibilities and potentially slippery roads Thursday morning. An Arctic airmass is still affecting the province of Quebec again Tonight. The very cold temperatures combined with light winds will persist in The St Lawrence Valley, causing the development of sea smoke over the Ice free waters tonight and tomorrow (Thursday) morning. These conditions will not only significantly reduce visibilities, but will also favour the development of black ice on roads, especially Over bridges and near rivers. Motorists should exercise extra Caution.
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Winter storm warning for Newfoundland

(Posted:01/08/2015)
NL: A wintery system will affect Newfoundland Friday night through to Sunday. In astern Newfoundland, snowfall of 10 to 20 centimeters are expected before the snow tapers off this evening. Strong wind gusts up to 70 km/h will result in widespread blowing snow.
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Extreme Cold Warning for Quebec

(Posted:01/08/2015)
QC: A prolonged period of very cold wind chills is expected. An Arctic airmass has been affecting the province of Quebec these last few days. Cold temperatures and winds are causing extreme wind chill of values -38 to -43 this morning over Quebec
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Blowing Snow advisory along TCH across Saskatchewan & Manitoba

(Posted:01/08/2015)
MB/SK: A fast moving Alberta clipper now located over North Dakota has brought approximately 2 centimetres of snow to portions of southern Saskatchewan & Manitoba through the overnight hours. Winds are beginning to increase out of the northwest as a strong ridge of high pressure quickly builds in behind the clipper system. Sustained winds as high as 60 km/h and gusts up to 80 km/h will combine with the freshly fallen snow and existing loose snowpack. This will cause widespread reduced visibilities in blowing snow to less than 800 metres at times throughout the day. Winds
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Winter storm watch in effect for St. John's and eastern Newfoundland

(Posted:01/07/2015)
NL: up to 15 cm of snow expected. A low pressure system is expected to cross the southern Avalon Peninsula mid-day on Thursday. Significant snow and strong winds will develop over southeastern Newfoundland tonight or early Thursday morning and taper off by Thursday evening. In the St. John's area, total snowfall accumulation may exceed 15 centimetres with slightly lower amounts expected further west.
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Windchill warning along TCH along St Lawrence Valley and in New Brunswick

(Posted:01/07/2015)
QC/NB: A period of very cold wind chills is expected -30. Very cold temperatures this morning will combine with moderate winds to produce wind chill values near or below minus 40. Conditions should improve later this morning or this afternoon when temperatures rise.

Windchill warnings for temperatures approaching -40 expected along TCH #17/417

(Posted:01/07/2015)
ON: A period of very cold wind chills is expected. Very cold temperatures this morning will combine with moderate winds to produce wind chill values near or below minus 40. Conditions should improve later this morning or this afternoon when temperatures rise.

TCH re-opens from Golden to Lake Louise

(Posted:01/06/2015)
BC: The TCH east of Golden has re-opened, but the Highway west of Revelstoke is not expected to re-open until after 3PM on Wednesday.

TCH closed at Revesloke and Golden

(Posted:01/06/2015)
BC: Trans-Canada Highway closed between Golden & Lake Louise as well as between Revelstoke and Craigelachie, for avalanche control. Lake Louise to Golden expected to re-open by 6:30 pm

TCH closed east and west of Revelstoke for avalanche control

(Posted:01/05/2015)
BC: avalanche caught a car at Three Valley Gap last night (everyone recued) and Rwvelstoke is expecting 25 cm Monday and another 15 cm Tuesday.
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Winter Storm warning along TCH #17 in Ottawa Valley

(Posted:01/03/2015)
ON: A low pressure system tracks over Southern Ontario this weekend with snow ahead of the system getting heavier toward evening. Snowfall of 10 to 15 cm changing freezing rain overnight. As temperatures rise above zero, rain is expected to occur early Sunday morning for most locales. The Renfrew, Pembroke and Petawawa areas may be the exception as freezing rain could persist until near midday Sunday.

Freezing rain in Fredeicton and St Johns River valley

(Posted:01/03/2015)
NB: Freezing rain is expected or occurring. A trough of low pressure will cross New Brunswick on Sunday. Snow will develop in advance of the trough overnight tonight and change to ice pellets Sunday morning and to freezing rain near noon before ending early Sunday evening.
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Winter storm warning for #1 TCH through Vancouver and BC Coast

(Posted:01/03/2015)
BC: A major winter storm will impact the South Coast tonight and Sunday. Mixed rain and snow will develop by this evening and then switch over to snow over most locations overnight as the precipitation intensifies. Precipitation will likely remain as mixed rain and snow at lower elevations of Metro Vancouver. Snowfall up to 20 cm over higher terrain and in inland areas. Change to heavy rain (up to 50mm) late Sunday and freezing rain over the eastern Fraser Valley Sunday evening.
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Snowfall worning for Thunder Bay & Northwest Ontario

(Posted:01/03/2015)
ON: Snow continues in association with low pressure system from the Prairies that is intensifying as it tracks over the northern Plains States. Snowfall amounts near 15 cm are expected with up to 20 cm possible for areas near the Minnesota border. The snow is forecast to taper off from west to east later today. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow.
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Snowfall warning along the Trans-Canada & Winnipeg

(Posted:01/02/2015)
MB: A storm system over southwest Saskatchewan will track into North Dakota tonight bringing a wide swath of snow across southern Manitoba over the next 12 to 18 hours. Snow from this system has spread over southwest Manitoba this afternoon and will be pushing into Winnipeg and the Red River valley by late afternoon and towards the Ontario border early this evening. Snow is expected to intensify this evening and tonight with snowfall rates of 1- 3 cm per hour. Total snowfall of 10 -15 cm along the TransCanada highway with 20 cm closer to the international border. In
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Snowfall warning for Regina and SE Sasktchean and #1 Trans-Caada

(Posted:01/02/2015)
SK: Snowfall, with total amounts of 10 to 15 cm is expected. A low pressure system will bring between 10 and upwards of 15 cm to areas of southeastern Saskatchewan. Light snow this morning will slowly intenisify with the majority of the accumulations falling by late afternoon. The snow will slowly taper off this evening with only a few cm expected. Northeasterly winds with this system may also give rise to some local blowing snow. Temperatures are forecast to plummet as well as cold air follows the passage of this low overnight.
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Snowfall warning for Edmonton and Yellowhead Highway $16

(Posted:01/02/2015)
AB: Snowfall, with total amounts of 10 to 20 cm is expected. The weather system that brought the heavy snowfall to western and central portions of Alberta has begun to move into Saskatchewan. As a result, much of the snowfall will taper off by early this afternoon. Snowfall totals near the elbow will be from 15 to 20 centimetres while totals for around the Edmonton region will be closer to 10 centimetres when the precipitation ends.
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Snow squall warning in effect along #17 TCH for Sault Ste Marie & Greater Sudbury

(Posted:01/01/2015)
ON: Snow squalls are expected. Under the snow squall bands, visibilities will be significantly reduced due to the heavy snow combined with blowing snow, and snow will quickly accumulate. Flurries and some snow squalls to the northeast of Lake Huron and Georgian Bay have developed and will persist through the day then shift south of the area this evening. Very poor visibilities are likely in the heaviest squalls due to heavy snow and some blowing snow. Snowfall amounts of 10 to 15 centimetres per 12 hours are likely in areas where snow squalls persist.

Snow Squall watch for Western Newfoundland along TCH #1

(Posted:12/31/2014)
NL: Local snow squalls have weakened but intense squalls may return late this afternoon and this evening. Conditions will begin to improve again early Thursday (Jan 1) morning. Snow squalls cause weather conditions to vary considerably, changes from clear skies to heavy snow within just a few kilometres are common. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow that could produce intense accumulating snow or near zero visibilities.
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Potential Winter storm on Sunday

(Posted:12/31/2014)
NS, NB,PE: A low pressure system will track towards the Maritimes on Sunday as it intensifies. Current indications suggest that snow will begin Sunday and possibly changeover to rain later in the day Sunday or Sunday night with the potential of ice pellets and freezing rain during the changeover
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Snowfall alert for Quebec's St Lawrenc Valley

(Posted:12/31/2014)
QU: Snow returning to the province of Quebec to kick off 2015. On January 1, a trough will cross the province of Quebec from west to East. This disturbance will bring flurries and strong SW Winds. While snowfall accumulations will be slight, visibilities Could be locally reduced. Sunday January 4 is expected to be an active weather day. A low Pressure system from the Great Lakes and over New England will move into Quebec. Most of the province could see a Winter storm and road conditions could deteriorate.
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Snow Squall watch along #400 from Barrie to Sudbury, as well as Muskoka region

(Posted:12/31/2014)
Canada: Snow squalls are expected to develop. Under the snow squall bands, visibilities will be significantly reduced due to the heavy snow combined with blowing snow, and snow will quickly accumulate. The snow squall warning in effect to the southeast of Georgian Bay is expected to end this morning as the band weakens and shifts northwards. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow.

Snow squall for TCH #17 from White REver to Sault Ste Marie

(Posted:12/31/2014)
ON: Under the snow squall bands, visibilities will be significantly reduced due to the heavy snow combined with blowing snow, and snow will quickly accumulate. Cold westerly winds off of Lake Superior are slowly shifting the snow squalls northwards. They will shift northwards out of the Montreal River area this morning and into the Pukaskwa and Wawa districts. They are then expected to shift southwards again tonight back into the Agawa and Montreal River regions and persist on Thursday. Poor to nil visibilities may be expected along with local 12-hour snowfall amounts of 15 cm.
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Extreme cold & Wiindchill warning along TCH from Regina to Kenora

(Posted:12/29/2014)
SK,MB,ON: temperatures & windchills in the -30 and -40 range between Regina, SK and Kenora, ON for today. Caution is advised

UPDATE: Trans Canada near Revelstoke reopens following crash

(Posted:12/28/2014)
BC: KAMLOOPS – A serious car crash closed the Trans Canada between Craigellachie and Revelstoke for most of the day Saturday. The highway was closed in both directions with eastbound traffic held in Sicamous, according to Drive B.C.
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Crash closes Trans-Canada west of Revelstoke

(Posted:12/27/2014)
BC: According to DriveBC, the incident took place on the Trans-Canada Highway between Revelstoke and Craigellachie on Saturday at around 1 p.m. The latest update from DriveBC, posted at 3:02 p.m., says an RCMP collision analyst was heading to the scene and that the highway is expected to re-open sometime between 8:30 p.m. and 12:30 a.m.
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Arctic Cold weather arriving across much of BC

(Posted:12/27/2014)
BC: Cold Arctic air spreading across the interior Sunday. A strong ridge of high pressure from Yukon will advance towards the British Columbia Interior on Sunday morning. The cold Arctic air associated with this ridge will spread from north to south on Sunday, with temperatures lowering at least 10 degrees below seasonal normal persist for several days.

Snowfall warning for Agawa, Searchmont, and Sault Ste Marie

(Posted:12/27/2014)
ON: Snowfall, with total amounts of about 15 cm is expected. A low pressure system currently located over Wisconsin will track across Sault Ste. Marie this afternoon before reaching Quebec this evening. A band of heavy snow is expected to fall along a line extending north of Sault Ste. Marie tapering off this evening. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become difficult to navigate due to accumulating snow.
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Saskatchewan’s highway heroes help travellers along TCH

(Posted:12/27/2014)
SK: stories of highway travelers getting assistance from every-day Saskatchewan residents.
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Update on Train derailment inside Banff National Park

(Posted:12/27/2014)
AB: TCH travel unaffected, as crews rush to contain spill after CP derailment in Banff park sends train cars into creek.
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SnowSqualls along TCH fromCorner Brook to Gros Morne

(Posted:12/26/2014)
NL: Conditions will become favourable for the development of snow squalls along parts of the west coast of Newfoundland later this afternoon, tonight and Saturday. Local snowfall accumulations of 10 to 20 centimetres are possible by the end of Saturday for areas persistently affected by snow squalls. Visibility is expected to be very poor at times due to blowing snow, especially tonight and tomorrow as temperatures fall and remain below zero.

Wreckhouse wind warning along TCH around Channel-Port aux Basques

(Posted:12/23/2014)
NL: Strong winds are expected or occurring. Wind gusts of up to 100 km/h are expected to develop in the Wreckhouse area Wednesday overnight and will likely increase further during the day on Thursday. Other parts of Newfoundland are getting a rain & wind warning for Christmas Day and Boxing Day.
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Freezing rain is expected alogn Trans-Canada through New Brunswick

(Posted:12/23/2014)
NB: Periods of freezing rain are forecast to begin in the morning on Wednesday and to change to rain later in the afternoon. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery. Take extra care when walking or driving in affected areas. Freezing Rain Warnings are issued when rain falling in sub-zero temperatures creates ice build-up and icy surfaces.

Rain & Freezing rain along Trans-Canada from Montreal to Gaspe

(Posted:12/23/2014)
QU: A warm front associated with a low pressure system over southern Quebec this evening will move to lie over the Gaspé Peninsula Wednesday morning. A mixed bag of precipitation is expected, but will be light. Snow will change to freezing rain and rain. Over central areas of the Province, freezing rain will continue for longer and a warning has Been issued accordingly.
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Freezing rain warning along #17 from Sault Ste Marie to Sudbury to Mattawa

(Posted:12/23/2014)
ON: Patchy freezing rain continues in the region before temperatures rise above the freezing mark this evening. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery. Take extra care when walking or driving in affected areas. Freezing Rain Warnings are issued when rain falling in sub-zero temperatures creates ice build-up and icy surfaces.
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Snowfall warning in effect for Banff Nat. Park up to 15 to 20 cm

(Posted:12/23/2014)
AB: The area from Jasper south to Kananaskis Country, to the Crownest Pass is also affected. This affects highway #16 Yellowhead, #1 Trans-Canada, and #3 Crowsnest highway. A moist pacific weather system will generate significant snowfall amounts through the mountain passes tonight and into Wednesday, with up to 20 centimetres expected a. Townsites in the valleys will only see 5 to 10 centimetres.
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Snow and rainfall expected toward Christmas Eve

(Posted:12/22/2014)
NB. NS: An intense weather system will effect the Maritimes Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Mixed precipitation will develop overnight and into Wednesday with a chance of an extended period of freezing rain. Precipitation will change to rain and become heavy at times on Christmas Day. Strong southerly winds and warm temperatures will also accompany this system. Current indications suggest that rainfall amounts and wind strength could approach or exceed warning criteria. There is also an existing snowpack which will be prone to melting in the warm temperatures.
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Snow and freezing rain in St Lawrence Valley

(Posted:12/22/2014)
QU: On Tuesday the 23rd, a mixed bag of precipitation will begin to fall Over Southern Quebec. Snow will be followed by rain, but there is a Chance of freezing rain during the transition. In the St Lawrence Valley, a fairly long episode of freezing rain is expected and Warnings have been issued accordingly.
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Freezing Rain for #17 TCH from Sautl Ste Marie to Sudbury to Ottawa as well asthe 401 corridor easg

(Posted:12/22/2014)
ON: Some patchy freezing drizzle is expected after midnight tonight, then an area of freezing rain is forecast to spread into the region early Tuesday morning. A few hours of freezing rain are likely before changing to periods of rain later in the morning or in the afternoon as milder air arrives. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery.
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Weekend storms affecting TCH Coquihalla Highway, Fraser Valley

(Posted:12/19/2014)
BC: A Pacific storm will move through British Columbia this weekend and may impact the plans of holiday travellers. This storm system will arrive on Saturday bringing rain to the coastal passes and snow to the interior passes.
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20-30 cm of snow expected in New Brunswick and southern Nova Scotia

(Posted:12/17/2014)
NB/NS: Winter storm warning along Trans-Canada along Sating John River Valley, Fredericton Southern Nova Scotia, with hazardous winter conditions expected. A low pressure system approaching from the southwest will cross the Maritimes tonight. Freezing rain will begin early this evening and change to snow at times heavy near midnight. Snow will taper to flurries later in the morning on Thursday. Total snowfall amounts of 20 to 30 cm are expected.
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Freezing rain in Ottawa Valey & St Lawrence Valley

(Posted:12/17/2014)
ON/QU: Freezing rain warning in effect along #7 from Bancroft to Ottawa, along #417 in the Ottawa Valley, and east along #20, #30, and $40 along the St Lawrence River from Montreal to Trois Riviere. Patchy freezing rain is expected to continue until late this morning. Freezing rain is expected to change to rain for areas near the St. Lawrence River as well as the National Capital region as temperatures nudge above the freezing mark
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Freezing rain warning in effect for #17 TCH from Wawa - Lake Superior Park - Sault Ste Marie

(Posted:12/16/2014)
ON: A band of freezing rain will persist for the next number of hours in a line from Lake Superior Provincial Park to Timmins. The band of freezing rain will eventually switch over to snow as a cold front gradually slides southward during the day.
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Fog Advisory in effect for lower St Lawrence Valley, Rivière-du-Loup & Kamouraska area

(Posted:12/13/2014)
QU: Fog Advisory in effect for St Lawrence Valley including Rivière-du-Loup & Kamouraska area (into NB). Near zero visiblity in fog is expected or occurring. A humid air mass over Eastern Quebec is giving dense fog over several regions. This fog will persist until Sunday morning

Fog advsory on #1 TCH along Fraser Canyon, as well as #16 Yellowhead and #3 Crowsnest

(Posted:12/13/2014)
BC: Fog Advisory in effect for Fraser Canyon, and East Columbia Valley & Kinbasset, as well as #16 Yellowhead from Jasper to Quesnel and Williams Lake, and along #3 Crownest route including Boundary, Invermere/Cranbrook, Near zero visibility in fog is expected or occurring. Fog has become quite extensive across the regions, with areas of dense fog also occurring.
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Fog Advisory in effect along #17 TCH across Northern Ontario

(Posted:12/13/2014)
ON: along #17 Kenora to Sault Ste Marie to Sudbury to Mattawa. Near zero visibility in fog is expected or occurring. Fog has become quite extensive across the regions, with areas of dense fog also occurring.
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Freezing rain along #1 TCH around Medicine Hat

(Posted:12/13/2014)
AB: and along #16 Yellowhead Highway near Lloydminster
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Snowfall warning along #400 for Sudbury south to Toronto

(Posted:12/11/2014)
ON: The snow is heavy at times with 15 to 20 cm of snow possible locally.
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Wind warning in effect for western Newfoundland From Port au Basque to Gros Morne

(Posted:12/10/2014)
NL: Dangerous wind gusts causing widespread damage are expected or occurring. For exposed areas of the southwest coast: Easterly wind gusts are expected to reach 100 km/h Thursday morning and afternoon before diminishing Thursday evening.
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Snowfall warning along TCH #17 Sudbury - North Bay - Ottawa Valley

(Posted:12/10/2014)
ON: Snowfall, with total amounts of 15 to 20 cm is expected. Driving conditions will quickly deteriorate as the snow arrives tonight.
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Winter storm weather, with Heavy snow in northern NB, Heavy rainfall in South

(Posted:12/09/2014)
NB: Winter storm warning in effect for: Gaspe and Acadian Peninsulas with accumulations by Wednesday of 20 to 50 centimeters. Heavy rainfall warning in effect for Fredericton and southern New Brunswick, with up to 70 millimeters of rain is expected. The frozen ground has a reduced ability to absorb this rainfall.
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Rainfall warning for Vancouver, Vancouver Island

(Posted:12/09/2014)
BC: Rainfall warning in effect for: East Vancouver Island, Metro Vancouver, and Fraser Valley Rain, heavy at times is expected. 30 to 50 mm or rain has fallen overnight, with heaviest amounts along the North Shore.
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Wreckhouse wind warning for Channel-Port aux Basques and vicinity

(Posted:12/02/2014)
NL: Southeasterly wind gusts of 100 km/h are expected to develop in the Wreckhouse area Wednesday afternoon and then increase to 140 km/h in the evening.
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Special weather statement for Fredictron, Saint John River and rest of province

(Posted:12/02/2014)
NB: Snow changing to rain expected with a brief period of freezing rain over New Brunswick on Wednesday. A warm front will cross New Brunswick on Wednesday. Snow ahead of the front will begin over Western New Brunswick overnight tonight and then spread to remainder of the province early Wednesday morning. The snow will change to rain along the Fundy coast Wednesday morning.
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Special Weather Statement for the GTA and Highway 401 corridor

(Posted:12/02/2014)
ON: Some patchy freezing drizzle this evening in areas/regions around Metro Toronto and along the 401 Corridor In the wake of the light snowfall, some patchy freezing drizzle may be expected this evening for some areas of Southern Ontario. It should tend to end later this evening. Some roads may become somewhat slippery, especially any untreated surfaces. Please adjust your driving accordingly.

Snow Sqaull warning for Wawa, Sault Ste Marie and Georgian Bay

(Posted:12/02/2014)
ON: Under the snow squall bands, visibilities will be significantly reduced due to the heavy snow combined with blowing snow, and snow will quickly accumulate at a rate of up to 15 cm every 12 hours. Snow squalls cause weather conditions to vary considerably, changes from clear skies to heavy snow within just a few kilometres are common. Public Safety Canada encourages everyone to make an emergency plan and get an emergency kit with drinking water, food, medicine, a first-aid kit and a flashlight.
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Highway #17 closure Highway between TGerrace Bay and Marathon

(Posted:11/30/2014)
ON: Highway #17 closure Highway closed due to weather conditions along between Terrace Bay (at Mill Rd,) and Marathon (at Peninsula Rd), according to Ontario Highways
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Snow squall warning Sault Ste Mareie, north to Marathon

(Posted:11/30/2014)
ON: OM: Snow squall watch in effect for Agawa - Lake Superior Park, Sault Ste. Marie - St. Joseph Island, Searchmont - Montreal River Harbour - Batchawana Bay
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Northern Ontario (Highway 17, 11) getting winter weather

(Posted:11/29/2014)
ON: Winter storm today. A low pressure system from Alberta is currently over the Dakotas and will track across Northern Ontario today. A southerly flow ahead of this system will bring a surge of warmer air to the region resulting in a wintery mix of precipitation for Northern Ontario, with snowfall of 5 to possibly 10 cm
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Snowfall warning in effect for East Vancouver Island

(Posted:11/29/2014)
BC: An arctic air mass over the BC Interior is forcing cold air across Howe Sound and the Fraser Valley. As the cold air moved across the Strait of Georgia, it picked up moisture and snow squalls have developed for snow with accumulations of 10cm over southern portions of East Vancouver Island and portions of the Gulf Islands are expected.
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Arctic outflow warning in effect for Fraser Valley - east including Chilliwack

(Posted:11/29/2014)
BC: An arctic airmass over the BC Interior is forcing cold air out of the mainland valleys and inlets. The strong winds combined with very cold air is giving wind chill values near minus 20.
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snowfall warning for central Manitoba and Riding Mountain National Park

(Posted:11/29/2014)
MB: affects driving conditions for #16 Yellowhead Hihgway
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Heavy rain continuing in Vancouver & Fraser Valley

(Posted:11/27/2014)
BC: Rainfall will continue over the Lower Mainland as the next front moves towards the coast. Further amounts of up to 30 to 50 mm are forecast for the Fraser Valley tonight and Thursday. Localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible.
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Snow continuing along TCH in Newfoundland

(Posted:11/27/2014)
NL: Snow has already begun over much of Newfoundland and will spread to the Northern Peninsula this morning. Total snowfall accumulations of 15 to 25 centimetres will fall today though this evening.
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5-15 cm more snow expected in NB

(Posted:11/27/2014)
NB: Snow at times heavy will persist this morning before tapering to flurries this afternoon. Further snowfall amounts of 5 to 15 centimetres are expected with this system. Many schools closed across the province today.
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Freeezing rain for Medicine Hat area

(Posted:11/27/2014)
AB: A band of freezing rain is expected to develop in extreme southern Alberta this morning and move slowly northeastward. Medicine Hat and the Cypress Hills will be affected by this band of freezing rain before it moves into Saskatchewan and dissipates near noon today.
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Major snowfall warning: 75 cm in places

(Posted:11/27/2014)
AB: From Grande Cache south to Banff and Pincher Creek, storm total snowfall amounts will likely be in the 30 to 50 cm range however some areas may see up to 75 cm of snow.
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25-35 cm Snowfall warning for Fredericton, St Johns River, and eastern NB

(Posted:11/26/2014)
NB: Snow will begin late this afternoon over Southern New Brunswick and intensify this evening. Snow, at times heavy, will continue overnight then taper to flurries on Thursday. The snow may change over to ice pellets at times nearer the Bay of Fundy. Total snow and ice pellet amounts may be 25 to 35 cm.
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Snowfall of 15 to 25 cm for western & central Newfoundland

(Posted:11/26/2014)
NL: Channel-Port aux Basques, Deer Lake, Gros Morne, Grand Falls-Windsor, Gander Snow will develop over western & central Newfoundland late this evening and spread to western and central regions through the night. Total snowfall accumulations of 15 to 25 cm will fall tonight through Thursday.

Banff, Lake Louise and Edmonton expecting snow

(Posted:11/26/2014)
AB: Snowfall warning in effect for Banff, Lake Louise, Jasper, and Edmonton area
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Golden-Revelstoke expecting 15+-25 cm snow

(Posted:11/26/2014)
BC: A moist Pacific low will move inland tomorrow afternoon bringing heavy snow to these regions. Total snowfall accumulations of 15 to 25 cm is expected by late Thursday before the low moves out of the area. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow.
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Rainfall warning for Vancouver, snow for Whistler

(Posted:11/26/2014)
BC: Vancouver and Fraser Valley will have a long episode of rain, at times heavy, is expected. The ground is already near saturation point. Whistler is expecting Snowfall, with total amounts of 10 to 20 cm is expected.
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Wreckhouse wind warning in effect for: Channel-Port aux Basques

(Posted:11/24/2014)
NL: Strong southeasterly winds will develop in the Wreckhouse area this evening and continue into tonight. Wind gusts to 120 km/h can be expected before winds ease early Tuesday morning

Strong Winds for Quebec City & Levis area

(Posted:11/24/2014)
QU: Strong southwest winds will develop in the St Lawrence Valley overnight tonight. Winds will reach up to 90 km/h late in the night and on Tuesday morning

Kingston - Prince Edward expecting cold front and strong winds

(Posted:11/24/2014)
ON: Sharp arctic cold front with very strong southwesterly winds of 60 gusting to 90 km/h beginning early this evening. Difficult driving conditions are also expected

Rain followed by Snow Sault Ste Marie to North Bay

(Posted:11/24/2014)
ON: large area of rain and patchy fog, 20-30mm or rain across Northeastern Ontario today into Northwestern Quebec followed by snow amounts of 10 to 15 cm.

Freezing rain for Thunder Bay area east to White River

(Posted:11/24/2014)
AB: As a deep low pressure area over northern Lower Michigan tracks into Northeastern Ontario, colder air will result in the freezing rain changing over to snow this morning, with 5 - 10 cm of snow likely
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Snow squall alerts for Corner Brook and western Newfoundland

(Posted:11/18/2014)
NL: Under the snow squall bands, visibilities will be significantly reduced due to the heavy snow, and snow will quickly accumulate. A strong westerly flow of Arctic air over the Gulf of St. Lawrence will make conditions favourable for the development of snow squalls along the West Coast of Newfoundland beginning on Wednesday morning for northern regions and persisting into Wednesday night over southern regions.

Snow Squall warning for Parry Sound - Muskoka area

(Posted:11/18/2014)
ON: Multiple snow squalls continue to the east of the open waters of Lake Huron and Georgian Bay. The heaviest squall this evening extends across the Bruce Peninsula and then to the south of Georgian Bay. This intense squall continues to drift southwards but should stall this evening from Grey County extending to near Lake Simcoe. Snowfall rates associated with this band are upwards of 10 centimetres per hour.
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Wawa and Sault Ste Marie Snow Squall warning

(Posted:11/18/2014)
ON: Lake effect snow in amounts of 10 to 15 cm per 12 hours will be possible under the heaviest bands. In addition, strong winds gusting to 60 km/h will result in considerable blowing snow.
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Snow squall warning for Agawa - Lake Superior Park

(Posted:11/16/2014)
ON: continuing east to Sault Ste Marie through Sudbury
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Snowy conditions make driving dicey in southern Manitoba

(Posted:11/12/2014)
MB: A City of Winnipeg spokesperson says sanding crews are out. Crashes were reported on Pembina Highway, Plessis Road, and on the Perimeter Highway. There was also a rollover on the Trans-Canada Highway at the Steinbach turnoff (Highway 12). Officials with Manitoba Infrastructure and Transportation say the Perimeter Highway and up into the Interlake, there is blowing and drifting snow and visibility is reduced.
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Flurries leave western roads slick around Brandon

(Posted:11/05/2014)
MB:
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Salmon Arm gets a new bridge plan

(Posted:11/05/2014)
AB: The ministry redesign would accommodate a new bridge over the Salmon River as well as four-laning.
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Snowstorm in New Brunswick closes schools, zaps power to thousands

(Posted:11/03/2014)
NB: The snow started falling on Sunday in many parts of the province. Roughly 22.8 centimetres fell in Bathurst on Sunday. Jay Scotland, a CBC meteorologist, said some parts of New Brunswick will have more than snow to be concerned about later on Monday.
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Freezing rain from Whitecourt/Swan Hills and Hinton to Edmonton

(Posted:10/29/2014)
AB: A band of freezing rain has set up along highway 43 from Whitecourt to Onoway and along highway 16 from Niton Junction to Entwistle. This band is moving east-southeastward towards Spruce Grove. Highways are extremely slippery!
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15cm Snow in southwestern Northwest Territories

(Posted:10/22/2014)
NWT: Snowfall warning in effect for Ft. Simpson Region including Jean Marie River. Snowfall, with total amounts of 10 to 15 cm is expected. A low pressure system developing in Northwestern Alberta will spread snow into the southwestern Mackenzie today. Snow will begin at Fort Liard this morning and then spread into the Fort Simpson region near noon and the Wrigley region this evening. 10 to 15 centimetres of snow is expected to fall before the snowfall tapers off late Wednesday night.
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High amounts of rain forecast for southern NB and NS

(Posted:10/22/2014)
NB, NS: High amounts of rain forecast for the southern part of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. A slow moving low pressure system approaching the Maritimes from the southwest will spread rain today. Rainfall warnings have been issued for Saint John County and Charlotte County with amounts expected to exceed 75 millimetres by Friday.
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Hurricane Gonzalo expected to hit this weekend

(Posted:10/17/2014)
NS, NL: Tropical cyclone information statement issued for NEWFOUNDLAND, NOVA SCOTIA For hurricane Gonzalo.
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Wind warning in effect for •East Vancouver Island

(Posted:10/17/2014)
BC: An intense Pacific Front will generate very strong southeast winds today. Winds will increase to southeast 70 km/h early this afternoon over northern sections of East Vancouver Island and the Sunshine Coast and in Victoria near Haro Strait. Winds will ease this evening in the wake of the front.
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Tour Bus Crash on the Coquihalla Highway

(Posted:08/28/2014)
BC: Tour Bus Crash on the Coquihalla Highway reported, 20-30 km south of Merritt BC. Many injuries being transferred to hospitals in Kamloops. Southbound highway is closed for now

Tropical Cyclone "statement" issued

(Posted:08/05/2014)
NS, NL: Bertha now east of the Carolinas moving northeastward - expected to track offshore - could affect Eastern Newfoundland with rain late Wednesday into Thursday.
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Forest fire closures expected on Icefields Parkway

(Posted:07/14/2014)
AB: Officials with Parks Canada are warning visitors to Banff National Park of the likelihood of afternoon, evening and early morning closures and delays along Highway 93N as crews attempt to control a 2500 hectare wildfire in Spreading Creek. Visitors can expect to encounter short and long term closures of the highway between the Saskatchewan River Crossing and Waterfowl Campground between the hours of 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. Icefields Parkways is the scenic road that connects Banff /Lake Louise with Jasper.
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Highways all open

(Posted:07/13/2014)
SK,MB: due to ongoing daily requests for highway status, we double-checked and both Highway #1 TCH and #16 Yellowhead routes are open in both provinces. Some minor construction delays

Short stretch of #16 Crowsnest Route closed, with detour

(Posted:07/09/2014)
SK: Highway 16 - Highway open from Dafoe to Wynyard. Local traffic only from Wynyard to Mozart Highway otherwise closed from Wynyard to Elfros due to washouts and high water. Please use Highway #5 as an alternate route.

Manitoba stretch of #1 TCH remains open

(Posted:07/09/2014)
MB: floods and flood operations have affected roadways to north and south in various areas (Portage la Prairie very much so), but highway remains open

Maritimes recovering from tropical storm Arthur

(Posted:07/06/2014)
NS NB: The hardest-hit NS communities are in the Digby-Clare and Kentville-Wolfville areas. In NV, Fredericton set up a reception and changing centre at the city’s convention centre on Saturday.
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Tropical storm Arthur weakening as it moves to Newfoundland

(Posted:07/06/2014)
NL: The Canadian Hurricane Centre issued a statement on Sunday morning that said Arthur was "slowly weakening." The remnants of Arthur are southwest of Stephenville and heading toward Newfoundland. The centre said all tropical storm warnings related to Arthur have ended.

Access to TCH at Brandon affected by high water

(Posted:07/06/2014)
MB: Highway 110, from the Trans-Canada Highway to Richmond Avenue, is closed this morning due to water on the road.

Hurricane Arthur causes Tropical Strom Warning to be issued for Maritimes.

(Posted:07/04/2014)
NB, NS, PEI, N: Hurricane Arthur is moving toward the Maritimes, and expected to hit Nova Scotia and New Brunswick by Saturday, with impacts felt into PEI and Newfoundland (which will feel the storm into Sunday)

Hwy 1 from Regina to Manitoba border

(Posted:07/02/2014)
SK: EASTBOUND AND WESTBOUND LANES ARE NOW OPEN TO all traffic however extreme caution is advised as there is still water over the highway just west of Wolseley.

Manitoba Highway situation, between Oak Lake & Virden (west of Brandon):

(Posted:07/02/2014)
MB: Highway 1W Under construction Westbound lanes, One Lane Traffic, Max width 4.9 m, Max. speed 60 kph thru construction area, Call 1-877-812-0009 (Permit Office) for details, Watch for equipment and persons working, Signed and marked. Side roads to the north & south of the Trans-Canada are marked as impassible due to flooding.

For Saskatchewan travelers along the #16 (Yellowhead route):

(Posted:07/02/2014)
SK: Highway 16 closed between Elfros and Dafoe due to washouts and high water. Please use Highway #5 as an alternate route. Highway 2 Closed from Liberty to Imperial -washed out. HWY 365 impassable - from east of the Resort Village of Manitou Beach for a distance of 3 kms, local detour from Watrous to Plunkett in place, use alternate route - watch for signs.
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latest Saskatchewan flood updates:

(Posted:07/02/2014)
SK: Hwy 1 west of Wolesely is closed in both directions to light vehecles. Traffic will be detoured down Hwy 9 south at Whitewood, west on Hwy 13 at Carlyle, to Hwy 39 at Weyburn and Hwy 6 to Regina. Hwy 1 - Balgonie to Whitewood - Closed due to water on Highway. Local traffic only. Detour at Balgonie for light vehicles only. Hwy 35 to Hwy 15.
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TCH re-opened between Virdin.MB and Saskatchewan border.

(Posted:07/01/2014)
MB: Trans-Canada Re-opened between Virdin.MB and Saskatchewan border. Remains closed 100 km E of Regina, due to flooding... We'll keep you posted.

Tropical Storm Warrning for coastal areas

(Posted:07/04/2014)
NB,NS, PEI, and NL: Hurricane Arthur is moving toward the Maritimes, and expected to hit Nova Scotia and New Brunswick by Saturday, with impacts felt into PEI and Newfoundland (which will feel the storm into Sunday)

Mudslide travel advisory between Golden & Revelstoke

(Posted:05/18/2014)
BC: Drive BC has put out a mudslide travel advisory for the route just west Golden, into Glacier National Park and Revelstoke.
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Weather Alert! Ottawa,Montreal & 401

(Posted:04/30/2014)
ON, QU: Weather Alert! 40-50mm od rain expected in Ottawa area, Montreal area, and along the 401 corridor in Eastern Ontario
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Freezing rain warning in effect for TCH in Sault Ste. Marie area

(Posted:04/04/2014)
ON: Freezing rain and ice pellets beginning this morning. Winter storm warning for Wawa, Pukaskwa Park, White River to the north and west, and more winter weather on the way for Sudbury, North Bay to the east.
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Fog alogn TCH across much on Manitoba

(Posted:03/20/2014)
MB:
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Freezing Rain across much of southern and central Newfoundland

(Posted:03/13/2014)
NL: Also, High winds in St John's and in the Wreckchouse area of western Newfoundland
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Flash freeze warning across most of NovaScotia

(Posted:03/13/2014)
NS: Today temperatures will rapidly drop from above zero to well below zero.
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Flash Freeze warning across Eastern PEI

(Posted:03/13/2014)
PEI: Freezing rain followed by a sudden drip in temperatures. Exercise caution when driving
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Most of New Brunswick under Blizzard or Winter Storm warning

(Posted:03/13/2014)
NB: Blowing snow makes driving in the province hazardous
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Winter Storm watch Edmundston and Grand Falls area

(Posted:02/21/2014)
NB: 10 to 15 centimetres snow and ice pellets and a period of freezing rain expected tonight.
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Wind warning for North Bay - Powassan - Mattawa

(Posted:02/21/2014)
ON: Very strong winds with 90 km/h gusts expected tonight
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Thunder Bay area 30 cm snowfall warning

(Posted:02/21/2014)
ON: An intense winter storm brought as much as 25 cm already
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Budget Rent-a-car in BC being sued for misleading "CDW" damage waiver

(Posted:02/10/2014)
BC: Consumers left on hook, sometimes for thousands of dollars... lawyer initiating CLASS ACTION lawsuit against Budget.
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About 30 cm of snow in St John's and across Newfoundland

(Posted:02/06/2014)
NL: Snow Day declared in the city, drive with caution across province
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TCH limited visibility warning across Prairies

(Posted:01/26/2014)
SK,MB: 500 meter visibility limit due to blowing snow and high winds
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Diesel Truck fire blocking Hwy 102, just south of Truro, NS

(Posted:01/15/2014)
NS: Diesel truck fire blocking Highway 102 just south of Truro, which connects Halifax to the Trans-Canada Highway
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Update on TCH Closure along #1: Lake Louise-Golden-Revelstoke

(Posted:01/13/2014)
BC: Highway 1 is also currently closed indefinitely due to the risk of avalanches. It is closed between Lake Louise and Field B.C. due to a large avalanche, and Golden and Revelstoke due to several small avalanches. It is not expected to open between Lake Louise and Field until tomorrow, but it should reopen between Golden and Revelstoke at some point tonight.
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TransCanada closed between Lake Louise and Field

(Posted:01/13/2014)
BC: Several highways — including the Trans-Canada between Lake Louise and Field, B.C. — have been closed due to a high avalanche hazard. Around 12:30 p.m. Monday, Parks Canada closed Highway 1 in both directions to allow crews to work. The Trans-Canada is also closed from Golden to Field to all but local traffic. The highway is expected to reopen at 6 p.m. Tuesday, with low confidence.
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Highway 16 closed due to avalanche, Highway 1 closed due to avalanche hazard

(Posted:01/13/2014)
AB/BC: The Yellowhead Highway west of Jasper is closed after an avalanche hit Highway 16 near Mount Robson on Monday morning.
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Severe Snowfall warning for Rogers Pass area of TCH

(Posted:01/10/2014)
BC: posted by Environment Canada
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Newfoundland Ferries from North Sydney Cancelled today

(Posted:01/04/2014)
NL:
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Heavy snow forecast for Banff National Park over next 36 hours

(Posted:01/02/2014)
AB: 30-40 cm expected by Saturday morning
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TCH Closed west of Revelstoke due to avalanche danger

(Posted:01/02/2014)
BC: TCH closed due to extreme avalanche risk west of Revelstoke to Craigellachie, and is expected to reopen on Friday morning. Eastbound travellers are advised to overnight in the Shuswap lake area. Westbound travellers have accommodation options in Revelstoke and/or Golden.

TCH closed closed for most of the day from Regina through to Mortlach

(Posted:12/30/2013)
SK: Wicked Sask. roads 'the worst in 36 years'
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Yellowhead TCH (#16) west of Edmonton expecting 15 cm of snow

(Posted:12/29/2013)
AB:
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Windchill warnings across Prairies

(Posted:12/28/2013)
AB, SK,MB: High winds and cold temperatures (in the -20s) have prompted Environment Canada to post windchill warnings along the Trans-Canada Highway through the Prairies form Calgary to Winnipeg.

Rogers Pass avalanche control closure: Saturday morning

(Posted:12/27/2013)
BC: Avalanche Control from West Boundary of Glacier National Park to Rogers Pass Summit (20.2 km), 6:00 am to 11:00 am on Sat Dec 28. Delays up to 2 hours expected. Updated on Fri Dec 27 at 3:21 pm PST.

Flash freeze warning in Southerrn Alberta

(Posted:12/27/2013)
AB: Calgary and southern Alberta are under a Flash Freeze warning, with temperatures expected to drop 20-30 degrees over the next day, with (like that wasn't enough) 30% chance of showers tonight
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Snowfall warning in Newfoundland

(Posted:12/27/2013)
VL: Snowfall warning and slippery roads on Newfoundland stretch of TCH, especially around St John's
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Winter Travel Warnings Across Eastern Canada

(Posted:12/20/2013)
ON, QU, NS, NB, PE: 10-15 cm of snow as well as risk of freezing rain extends from the 401 corridor in southern Ontario, the Ottawa Valley, Quebec's St Lawrence valley and across the Maritimes. This weather system is expected to last all weekend.
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Wreckhouse wind arning north of Port Aux Basques

(Posted:11/18/2013)
NL:
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Kenora area expecting 15-25 cm of snow today

(Posted:11/18/2013)
ON: Northwestern Ontario is getting the snowstorm that has been marching across the Prairies over the past two days
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10-15 cm of snow expected on TCH across Priries

(Posted:11/16/2013)
AB,SK,MB: The Trans-Canada Highway is expecting snow and blowing snow conditions between Calgary,AB and Winnipeg, MB over the weekend.

TCH closed at Chilliwack (at Vedder River Bridge), east of Vancouver

(Posted:11/15/2013)
BC: 17-vehicle crash closes Trans-Canada in Chilliwack, B.C. Police say 14 people taken to hospital, but no fatalities
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Rainfall Warning: Western & Central Newfoundland

(Posted:11/01/2013)
NL: 30-60 mm of rainfall expected in the next day in western & central Newfoundland in the next day
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Wind warning along St Lawrence Valley

(Posted:11/01/2013)
QU: High winds, with gusts up to 90kn/h expected today along St Lawrence Valley, extending east into areas along the Nurthumberland Strait and Cape Breton
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Rainfall warning: 50-60 mm expected along Highway 17 corridor

(Posted:11/01/2013)
ON: 50-60 mm expected today along #17 Sault Ste Marie, Sudbury, east to Matttawa
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Snowfall warnings in effect.

(Posted:10/26/2013)
AB: On Sunday, 10-20cm expected in the Yellowhead Highway (#16) around Hinton north ot Grand Cache, and 5-10 cm expected in southern Alberta around Calgary, along the Trans-Canada Hihgway (#1)
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weather warning of first snow of season in Western Manitoba

(Posted:10/19/2013)
MB:
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13 car derailment west of Edmonton alongside Yellowhead Highway

(Posted:10/19/2013)
AB: 3 cars ablaze, of the 13 cars which contain petroleum products, ad in danger of explosion. Highway traffic is being re-routed.
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Twinning of Trans-Canada Highway west of Corner Brook continuing

(Posted:07/29/2013)
NL: The project has been ongoing for the past two years. In an interview Thursday, Transportation and Works Minister Paul Davis provided an update on the project. He said the first coating of new pavement should be laid along the stretch of four lanes between Massey Drive and the Corner Brook Stream area this fall.
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#TCH condition report east of Banff

(Posted:06/28/2013)
AB: Banff: 10 a.m. - Just a week since bridges east of Banff were torn apart by severe flooding, four-lane traffic is once again moving along the Trans-Canada Highway between the Banff National Park East Gate and the town of Banff. Crews have constructed a detour road and culvert bridge at Carrot Creek to repair the damaged west-bound lanes. This temporary solution will be in place through the summer while a permanent replacement bridge is being built.
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Deadman's Flats systeain heavy flood damage

(Posted:06/28/2013)
AB: Deadman's Flats (east of Canmore) motels & gas stations received flood damage and still have an elevated water table, and may not be open for the long weekend. Kananaskis Country (Peter Lougheed Provincial Park) and Highway 40 received major flood damage and is not expected to re-open until later this summer. Gas up in Calgary, to the east, or Canmore to the West.

#TCH may open to 4 lanes later today

(Posted:06/28/2013)
AB: We heard a rumour that all four lanes of the #1 Trans-Canada may re-open betwen Canmore and Banff later today. Speed reductions will be in place while construction crews continue reconstruction efforts over the next week.

TCH open between Calgary & Banff

(Posted:06/26/2013)
AB: Single Lane open in each direction, not fully paved,and speedlimit of 50km/hour
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#TCH reopened betwen Calgary & Banff

(Posted:06/26/2013)
AB: As of 3 PM today, the highway has been re-opened in both directions (with some restrictions)
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The Trans Canada Highway #1 is open to passenger vehicles only between Golden and Banff

(Posted:06/26/2013)
AB: The Trans Canada Highway #1 is open to passenger vehicles only between Golden and Banff but remains closed to commercial trucks east of Golden. The TCH remains fully closed east of Banff due to multiple washout sites in Alberta. Crews and equipment continue to work at these sites. Next update 9:00 am Wednesday June 26th. Updated on Wed Jun 26 at 2:10 am PDT.

Wednesday morning update on Banff-Banmore stretch of TCH #1 (watch FB here for any updates!):

(Posted:06/26/2013)
AB: Highway status has not changed. The Trans-Canada Highway remains closed in both directions to private vehicles between Banff and Canmore UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE for the safety of the public, emergency responders and highway workers. Only emergency (police, fire, ambulance, wardens, utilities, highways), the Roam bus and airport shuttle are allowed on the highway between Canmore and Banff. Estimated time of reopening for private passenger vehicles remains unknown.
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Detours during Canmore (Cougar Creek) Trans-Canada Highway outage

(Posted:06/25/2013)
AB: Detours during Canmore (Cougar Creek) Trans-Canada Highway outage
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Private vehicles are still unable to drive between Calgary and Banff

(Posted:06/25/2013)
AB: . [as an alternive to long detours via Highway 93 north or south] Travellers to Banff should take the airport shuttles. Details and schedule can be found at: http://www.banffairporter.com/
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Banff-Canmore road re-opened VERY LIMITED USE

(Posted:06/24/2013)
AB: The Trans-Canada Highway remains closed in both directions to private vehicles between Banff and Canmore until further notice for the safety of the public, emergency responders and highway workers. Only emergency (police, fire, ambulance, wardens, utilities, highways) and essential services trucks WITH PERMITS are allowed on the highway between Canmore and Banff. The highway will remain open for emergency, resupply essential service vehicles, and the Roam and airport shuttle buses.
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TCH Partially re-opened connecting Canmore to Calgary

(Posted:06/24/2013)
AB: For the time being, no travel is allowed between Banff and Canmore, due to a power outage in Banff
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TCH is open at Medicine Hat

(Posted:06/24/2013)
AB: Peak floods passed at 1 am this morning. #TCH still closed at Canmore,

TransCanadaHighway.com website back up

(Posted:06/23/2013)
Canada: Our http://www.TransCanadaHighway.com/ website, which is hosted in downtown Calgary's flooded area, is now back up... stick to Facebook for important TransCanada Highway news and updates. For MOBILE access (for now), go to http://www.transCanadaHighway.com/mobile
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Medicine Hat confirms #TCH Bridge will be closed

(Posted:06/23/2013)
AB: Medicine Hat confirms #TCH Bridge will be closed tonight during peak flooding, dividing the city into two.

BC offers aid to flood-stricken Alberta

(Posted:06/23/2013)
AB: Temporary bridges loaned to Alberta to help in the post-flood rebuilding effort
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Mediciine Hat flood alert, may afffect TCH #1

(Posted:06/23/2013)
AB: Medicine Hat under flood alert, expecting record water levels. #Trans-Canada Highway bridge may expect to be closed in the next 24 hours. Other bridges in Medicine Hat closed as of 10:30 this morning

TCH #1 re-opened between Golden and Lake Louise

(Posted:06/22/2013)
BC: Trans-Canada Highway #1 has reopened between Lake Louise and Golden for light (non-truck) traffic

TCH #3 bridge in Lethbridge confirmed open

(Posted:06/22/2013)
AB: Highway 1 bridge in Lethbridge confirmed open, so Trans-Canada traffics can divert to #3 between Cranbrook and Medicine Hat

#3 Crownest also getting some flooding

(Posted:06/22/2013)
Canada: Highway 3 (Crowsnest route) is open with some disruption/delays at Sparwood & Fernie due to localized flooding

TransCanadaHighway.com webserver down

(Posted:06/21/2013)
Canada: Our webserver is in the downtown Calgary area and the building's electrical has been shut down. Watch our Facebook page for further updates.
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See Video of Canmore Alberta highway closure

(Posted:06/20/2013)
AB:
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TCH #1 closed between Golden to Lake Louise

(Posted:06/20/2013)
BC: Heard a rumour that the #TCH is closed between Lake Louise and Golden, due to a mudslide... unable to confirm on official government sites. That would mean Banff, Lake Louise, and Canmore are cur off from the world until the weather settles down. Also heard a news report of some flooding is the Crowsnest Pass. No word on whether Highway 3 is impacted. For COAST TO COAST traffic, Edmonton-Jasper- Kamloops may be the only route open

State of Emergency Declared for Calgary (does not affect TCH)

(Posted:06/20/2013)
AB: flooding & evacuations along the Elbow River.
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State of Emergency declared in Canmore

(Posted:06/20/2013)
AB: Authorities in Canmore say that the rains have forced Cougar Creek to overflow and that waterway has now flooded Highway 1, making any western travel extremely difficult.
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#1 and #3 routes between AB & BC may be closed

(Posted:06/20/2013)
AB/BC: BC: Heard a rumour that the #TCH is closed between Lake Louise and Golden, due to a mudslide... unable to confirm on official government sites. That would mean Banff, Lake Louise, and Canmore are cut off from the world until the weather settles down. Also heard a news report of some flooding is the Crowsnest Pass. No word on whether Highway 3 is impacted. For COAST TO COAST traffic, Edmonton-Jasper-Kamloops may be the only route open

Further Highway Closures due to rain & flooding (Highway 93)

(Posted:06/20/2013)
AB/BC: Highway 93 between Castle Junction and Radium, BC is closed. Highway 93 Icefields Parkway betwen Lake Louise and Jasper is also closed.
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State of Emergency declard in Canmore - TCH Closed

(Posted:06/20/2013)
AB: Authorities in Canmore say that the rains have forced Cougar Creek to overflow and that waterway has now flooded Highway 1, making any western travel extremely difficult.
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Big cat sighting in wesern part of province

(Posted:06/11/2013)
NL: “The tail was at least three feet long,” said Carter. “I almost ran into it. I had to apply the brakes.” He said the colour of the animal was sort of gray. He said based on that alone, he at first thought it was a lynx. There have been periodic reports of large cats on the island. One story posted on the Western Star’s website from 2009 recounts a black panther sighting near Port aux Choix. Comments attached to the story have other unverified eyewitness accounts of large cats dating to March of this year.
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Brilliant blue lobster caught off Antigonish, N.S.

(Posted:06/11/2013)
NS:
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Paving east of Regina will slow Highway 1, as far as White City

(Posted:06/11/2013)
SK:
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Intersection of Calgary's Glenmore Trail & 84 Street SE will be closed permanently

(Posted:05/27/2013)
AB: Intersection of Calgary's Glenmore Trail & 84 Street SE will be closed permanently for construction of a new Stoney Trail SE Interchange. The Ring Road is set to open this October.
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Quebec cracking down on AirBNB and unlicensed tourist rentals

(Posted:05/27/2013)
QU: A spokeswoman for Tourisme Quebec says the province is investigating 2,000 people for renting out their homes for short-term stays without a permit. The goal, she said, is to ensure the safety of visitors to the province. Tourisme Quebec could not be reached for comment on the weekend. Quebec isn't the only jurisdiction that has taken steps against home rentals. A New York judge ruled last week that a man who rented out his apartment on Airbnb broke the law because he rented it for fewer than 30 days and wasn't home while the tourist occupied it. He was ordered to pay a $2,400 penalty.
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Nova Scotia to AirBNB hosts: get inspected and get a licence!

(Posted:05/27/2013)
NS:
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Central Newfoundland digs out from freak 58 cm snowfall

(Posted:05/20/2013)
NL:
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Freezing rain warning in Thunder Bay - Geraldton region

(Posted:05/04/2013)
ON:
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Pasadena exit damaged by flooding/rains

(Posted:05/04/2013)
NL: A portion of the road was destroyed last weekend when the surface at Exit 12 of the Trans Canada Highway washed away after heavy rains. It necessitated rerouting traffic at Exit 13 through Pasadena to Exit 11
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Some Petro-Canada stations run dry across Prairies

(Posted:05/03/2013)
AB: Repairs to Edmonton refinery being blamed, as gas station inventories drop to critical levels.
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Two Great Lakes at lowest water levels since 1918

(Posted:05/03/2013)
ON: Measurements taken in January showed Lake Huron and Lake Michigan at their lowest since 1918, when the record keeping began. In January, the lakes were 74 centimetres below their overall average, a decline of 43 centimetres since January 2012. While not at their lowest, the other Great Lakes—Superior, Erie, and Ontario—were also well below average.
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Snow & reduced visibility across Northern Ontarion

(Posted:04/15/2013)
ON, MB: CBC reports reduced visibility along the TCH from Timmins west to Winnipeg, with at leats 9 cm of snow on the ground.

New highway planned to the Great White North:

(Posted:04/11/2013)
Yukon: Construction of highway between Inuvik and "Tuk" in the Yukon is now underway.
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Ice storm expected Thu/Fri along the Highway 17/417 stretch in eastern Ontario.

(Posted:04/10/2013)
ON:
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TCH in heavy fog west of Winnipeg

(Posted:03/29/2013)
MB/SK: Trans-Canada experiencing low visibility due to heavy fog west of Winnipeg, extending into eastern Saskatchewan. Please delay travel this morning until fog burns off.

Homebuying intentions fall in Alberta

(Posted:03/26/2013)
AB: Even in Canada's real estate "shining light" home buying intentions are down: interestingly, 32 per cent believe they will be the same and 18 per cent say housing prices will be lower; and 74 per cent say recent government changes will impact or delay people getting into the market.
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Snowfall warning in Prairies

(Posted:03/16/2013)
AB, SK, MB: Snowfall warnings 10-25 cm expected in two areas, #1 #TCH east of Regina across southern Saskatchewan and western Manitoba, and the #16 #Yellowhead from Jasper to Edmonton, Alberta extending south to Red Deer.

TCH closed east of Swift Current

(Posted:03/03/2013)
SK : TransCanada Highway closed east of Swift Current, between Rush Lake and Mortlach.
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Freezing rain across Newfoundland

(Posted:03/01/2013)
NL: Freezing rain in northern (Long Range Mountains) and central Newfoundland around Gander. Drive with caution. In St John's freezing rain is turning to rain later today.

Monster Snowstorm expected to hit Toronto, and points east

(Posted:02/26/2013)
ON,QU,NB,NS: Weather warning for Toronto eastward. Quebec & Maritimes expected to be affected by monster snowstorm.
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Quebec stretches of TCH expecting a metre of total snowfall over 2 days. Roads in poor condition

(Posted:02/18/2013)
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Heavy snows and winds affecting roads and aitports

(Posted:02/18/2013)
Maritimes: Heavy snows and strong winds have dropped powerlines across NB, NS. Poor conditions moving to Newfoundland as well. Halifax and St John's airports have noted several delayed/cancelled flights.

Plans for Revelstoke Trans-Canada Highway upgrade due in 'weeks'

(Posted:02/10/2013)
BC: premier Christy Clark and minister Polak unveiled a $509-million provincial funding pledge for work on the Trans-Canada between Kamloops and the Alberta border, including a longer-term plan to four-lane the entire stretch.
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maritimes expecting 30-40 cm of snow

(Posted:02/08/2013)
NB, PE, NS, NL: Maritimes are expecting the storm, moving northeast in to the area to drop heavy amounts of snow in the coming day. drivers and flyers should both expect disruptions and delays.

Ontario hit by 30 cm of snow

(Posted:02/08/2013)
ON: Heavy snowfalls across Ontario & Quebec affects both drivers and flyers....

TCH Re-opened at Corner Brook

(Posted:02/05/2013)
NL: Several cars & trucks in the ditch
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TCH closed at Corner Brook

(Posted:02/05/2013)
NL: High winds causing zero visibility, several vehicles in ditch or stuck on roadway
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Snow across Ontario on Monday

(Posted:01/27/2013)
ON: 10-15 cm expected early in the day in the Sault Ste Marie - Sudbury - North Bay area, withmix of snow & freezing rain along the 401 corridor from Hamilton to Montreal over the course of the day.

Highways Re-Open Across Southern Manitoba

(Posted:01/13/2013)
MB: The department of Manitoba Infrastructure and Transportation has re-opened the #1 Trans-Canada highway, and highway 16. The roads were closed due to a blizzard that rolled in late Friday evening and stuck around overnight. The weather has since been downgraded and visibility is much better.
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Blizzard shuts down St John's, airport, and many roads

(Posted:01/11/2013)
NL: St John's airport shutdown today for blizzard. Many roads in easter NL considered unsafe
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Blizzard warning in eastern Newfoundland

(Posted:01/10/2013)
NL: Up to 60 cm expected in the Avalon Peninsula & St John's area today
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Visibility poor on #TCH around Regina

(Posted:01/09/2013)
SK: Highways already closed off & on by RCMP due to accidents
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Heavy snows foreast of BC interior & #TCH

(Posted:01/09/2013)
BC: Yikes! Heavy Snows in BC from Coquihalla into Okanagan and Rockies. Coastal areas getting 50mm of rain... 25-75 cm of snow at higher elevations.
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Winter Weather Warning

(Posted:12/27/2012)
QU,NB,NS: 10-30 cm expected in Montreal - Quebec City corridor and the Maritimes, as the storm move east!

Snowstorm from U.S. blasts Eastern Canada

(Posted:12/27/2012)
ON-QU: 10-35 cm of snow expected along 401-417 corridor. Drive with extreme caution, if necessary.
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Severe windchills of -30 expected for the next few days across the Prairies

(Posted:12/24/2012)
AB/SK/MB: Drive with caution.

10-20 cm snow expected in SE Alberta and SW Saskatchewan

(Posted:12/22/2012)
AB/SK: Medicine Hat and Swift Current portions of the TransCanada are expecting 10-20 cm of snow and temperatures down to -30 along with windy conditions
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Winter storms, freezing rain pelt Ontario, Quebec

(Posted:12/21/2012)
ON, QC: 10-20 cm of snow expected across Ontario sections of the #TCH. Ottawa Valley expeciialy hard hit.
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TCH partial shutdown west of Calgary today

(Posted:12/16/2012)
AB: Members of the Stoney Nakoda First Nation in Morley exercised a peaceful protest Sunday afternoon. About 200 people blocked one lane of the Trans-Canada Highway west of Calgary, joining other First Nations to protest the federal government's Bill C-45.
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5 of top 10 cities for impaired driving rates are in Alberta

(Posted:12/16/2012)
Canada: The results were found using Statistics Canada's annual crime data for municipal police services in the country's 100 largest populations, and put together in Maclean's magazine's Most Dangerous Cities feature. The ten cities with the highest rates of impaired driving in Canada are Grande Prairie, Red Deer, Medicine Hat, Kelowna (BC), Prince George (BC), St.John's (Nfld), Nanaimo (BC), New Westminster (BC), St.Albert, and the regional municipality of Wood Buffalo. Read it on Global News: Global News | 5 of top 10 cities for impaired driving rates are in Alberta
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Highway 30 Montreal Bypass set to open

(Posted:12/10/2012)
QU: This new toll route connects Chateuaguay and AutoRoutes 20 & 40 west of Montreal, enabling truckers and cars to completely bypass the island of Montreal. Tolls will be $6 for trucks and $1.50 for cars, and can signifcantly reduce driving times between the Maritimes and Ontario
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Highway 1 reopened from Brandon to Saskatchewan border

(Posted:12/01/2012)
MB: Icy conditions forced the RCMP to close a portion of the Trans-Canada Highway in southern Manitoba for hours Saturday. East and westbound lanes were fully closed between Brandon and the Saskatchewan border are now re-opened
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New Bridge Connecting the Terrotories with the Rest of Canada

(Posted:11/30/2012)
Canada: $202M Deh Cho Bridge stretching 1 km across Mackenzie River will now replace ferry service across the Mackenzie at Fort Providence, giving the Northwest Terrotories a year-round road link to Alberta and the rest of Canada.
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Port Mann Bridge options / decisions for commuters

(Posted:11/25/2012)
BC: B.C. Transportation Investment Corp.'s numbers suggest drivers will choose faster commutes over cheaper alternatives, but various factors are at play and past projections haven’t always proven accurate
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Trans-Canada reopening after landslide

(Posted:11/25/2012)
NL: People travelling on the Trans-Canada Highway east of Clarenville will be able to make the trip a little more quickly this weekend. A section of the highway that's been closed for a week because of a landslide is scheduled to reopen Saturday afternoon.
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Moose sensors work as they’re supposed to, says minister

(Posted:11/25/2012)
NL: Despite software glitches and public frustration with the moose sensor pilot project on the Trans-Canada Highway, Transportation Minister Paul Davis said for as long as they’ve been operational, there have been no moose accidents in that area.
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Improvements to Winnipeg's Perimeter Highway planned

(Posted:11/25/2012)
MB: With the completion of CentrePort Canada Way, a new roadway linking the CentrePort transportation hub on the northwest edge of the city with national and international highways. The rebuilding of Highway 75 -- the key road link to the United States -- is coming along nicely.
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Coquilla crash injures 5 critically and another 22

(Posted:11/21/2012)
BC: Five people are in critical condition in hospital after a bus and BC: Ambulance also confirms to CBC News that 22 other people suffered non life-threatening injuries in the accident on the mountain highway 15 km South of Kamloops.
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20cm snowfall hitting Manitoba, closing #TCH

(Posted:11/21/2012)
MB: Snowblowers roared in driveways and across southern Manitoba Sunday after a storm dumped more than 20 centimetres in some areas and closed the Trans-Canada Highway for close to 12 hours.
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Multiple highway collisions as freezing rain warning issued for southern Sask.

(Posted:11/21/2012)
SK: RCMP warning motorists that travel is not recommended in S. Sask. The warning was issued for areas from Cypress Hills to the Manitoba border
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TCH still closed at Clarenville

(Posted:11/20/2012)
NL: Traffic has been rerouted through Ivany's Cove.

TCH remains closed from landslide at Clarenville

(Posted:11/18/2012)
NL: TCH closed from landslide at Clarenville in eastern Newfoundland over the weekend. May take a few days to do blasting at unstable rockwalk before highway #1 reopens
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Heavy snowfall warning issued for southern Alberta

(Posted:11/08/2012)
AB: Driving conditions east of Banff Park Gates are very slippery!
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International Bridge Blocking Proposal defeated in US Election

(Posted:11/06/2012)
MI, ON: In the US Election, Michigan's Proposal 6, to delay any international bridge construction in the State until a referendum could be held, which drew $33.2 million in spending from Ambassador Bridge owner Manuel (Matty) Moroun to require a statewide vote on a new bridge to Canada, was headed for defeat, 68%-32%, the poll found.
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#TCH to fully re-open later today at Wawa

(Posted:10/31/2012)
ON: :
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Wawa TCH partial re-opening. Full opening later in the week.

(Posted:10/31/2012)
ON:
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Flooding forces Wawa to declare state of emergency

(Posted:10/27/2012)
ON: There is a portion of Highway 17 at Catfish Creek — it was closed — and then about 10 kilometres south it was closed," she added
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Winter Snowfall warning otnight in Kenora & Red Lake region

(Posted:10/04/2012)
ON: Winter Snowfall warning in Kenora & Red Lake region of Northwest Ontario along and north of the #17 #TCH, as storm moves east from Manitoba. Overnight, 15-30 cm is expected to fall.
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Celebrating 50th anniversary of the Donald Bridge over the Columbia River with bridge widening

(Posted:10/04/2012)
BC: The Donald Bridge project is the most significant improvement to the Trans-Canada between Revelstoke and Golden in the last 50 years. The project includes upgrading of 3.5 kilometres of highway approximately 25 kilometres west of Golden from two lanes to four, as well as construction of a new four lane bridge crossing the Columbia River and a new four lane structure over the Canadian Pacific rail line
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Premier Christy Clark Announces Twinning of #TCH between Kamloops and Alberta border

(Posted:10/04/2012)
BC: Premier Christy Clark Announces Investments in Capital Projects, Transportation Infrastructure. more than $200 million in capital projects across the province, the four-laning of the Trans-Canada Highway from Kamloops to the Alberta border over the next decade.
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Highway Planning underway between North Bay and Deux Rivieres

(Posted:10/04/2012)
ON: Planning is underway (see link) on this 90 km segment of the #TCH, in three segments: North Bay to Bonfield, Bonfield to east of Samuel de Champlain Provincial Park, and frolm there east through Mattawa to boundary of Nipissing County & Renfrew County
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snow expected in SE Manitoba

(Posted:10/04/2012)
MB: up to 15 cm of snow expected in SE Manitoba and along Trans-Canad #TCH today & tomorrow.
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Leslie hits Newfoundland, with flooding acroos much of Maritimes

(Posted:09/11/2012)
NL:
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Highway 1 east of Regina “beyond dangerous”: Emerald Park resident

(Posted:09/10/2012)
SK: For years there has been talk of off ramps to make this stret...

Construction begins on Windsor-Essex Parkway in Ontario, extending Highway 401 to the U.S. border

(Posted:09/10/2012)
ON: The 11-kilometre parkway, which will extend Highway 401 through Tecumseh, LaSalle and Windsor, will separate local and international traffic through the Windsor-Detroit gateway. “I look at it as a 50-year conclusion of the 401,” said Tecumseh Mayor Gary McNamara at the sod turning ceremony. “They started at this end, they forgot that little component. We’re completing the 401.”
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Novel rooted in Victoria, setting

(Posted:09/10/2012)
BC: Way cool, for a novel! Marjorie Celona's Y, the story of a newborn girl abandoned at the YMCA, has earned a Giller Prize nomination Read more: http://www.timescolonist.com/news/Novel+rooted+Victoria+setting/7213925/story.html#ixzz267izSh96
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DeSable Trans-Canada as dangerous as reroute section

(Posted:09/10/2012)
PE: A section of the Trans-Canada Highway between Charlottetown and the Confederation Bridge, not yet discussed by the P.E.I. government, is just as dangerous as one slated for major upgrades
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Delays starting Tuesday in Medicine Hat on #TCH eastbound

(Posted:09/04/2012)
AB: Expect delays over the next few days if you're traveling eastbound on the Trans-Canada Highway in the city. The right-hand lane will be closed at 6th Street SW starting Tuesday afternoon.
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Manitoba left in the dust

(Posted:09/03/2012)
MB: Manitoba speed limits on four-lane highways out of step with rest of country. Anyone who has driven west will know that once you pass Virden, the highway speed limit is 110 km/h. From that point past Virden, through Saskatchewan (shudder) and Alberta, all the four-lane portions of the TransCanada Highway were 110.
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Paving begins west of Pynn’s Brook, and between Corner Brok & Stephenville

(Posted:09/03/2012)
NL: Work will also be performed on a section of Little Harbour Hill and on a section of Pynn's Brook Hill between Deer Lake and the weigh scales at Pynn's Brook. Repaving is also taking place in a separate tender on the highway from approximately two kilometres west of the Ring Road overpass in Corner Brook heading west towards Stephenville for approximately nine kilometres.
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Brandon's $3 hotel tax garners mixed reviews from visitors

(Posted:09/03/2012)
MB: Darlene Janssen, general manager of the Comfort Inn, said there have been several complaints since the July 1 start date.
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Via Rail looking to integrate bus and rail services in Maritime provinces

(Posted:09/03/2012)
NS/NB: He says the government-owned passenger rail service will look at integrating bus and train schedules, offering all-inclusive ticket pricing and using Via train stations as bus stops. Laliberte says the company has started talking to bus operators in the Maritimes, but could not say when the service would be implemented.
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Regina police planning long weekend traffic blitz

(Posted:09/03/2012)
SK: The unusually high rates of fatalities on provincial roads has the RCMP stepping up enforcement this long weekend. Today is the 30th day of August and we have a total of 30 people killed throughout Saskatchewan in RCMP jurisdiction,” said RCMP Insp. Andy Landers.
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parks Camada is celebrating 50 of the #TCH thro0ugh Rogers

(Posted:09/03/2012)
BC: In 1962, Canadians celebrated the grand opening of the Trans-Canada Highway after the final stretch through Rogers Pass was finally complete. This great accomplishment was celebrated twice: first by a provincial event on July 30th, 1962 and then by the federal government on September 3rd. The Trans-Canada Highway followed the route of the abandoned rails over the pass and in the footsteps of one of Canada’s most tragic avalanche histories.
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Construction begins on final phase of Highway 104 Antigonish bypass

(Posted:09/03/2012)
NS: Phase 2 of the project involves constructing eight kilometres of four-lane divided highway (two lanes in each direction) between Beech Hill Road and Taylor Road. Phase 1 started in 2009 and is ongoing. It includes the construction of eight kilometres of four-lane divided highway from west of Addington Forks Road to just east of Beech Hill Road. Phase 1 has cost $74.9 million and will open in September 2012.
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Watch fo rwater on roads in western Newfoundland

(Posted:08/14/2012)
NL: recent rains have caused water to accumulate on some roads and highways
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Another Highway 69 Expansion South Of Sudbury

(Posted:08/05/2012)
ON: Ontario is continuing to improve Highway 69 by expanding nine kilometres of the highway to four lanes between Highway 64 and Murdock River, creating up to 570 jobs. Comletion expected in 2016,
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Twinned Highway 69 extended southward from Sudbury

(Posted:08/05/2012)
ON: Wednesday, a 13-kilometre section of four-lane highway on Highway 69 (between Sudbury and Toronto) stretching between Estaire and the Killarney turnoff (Highway 637) will open to traffic.
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Final stretch of NB Trans-Canada Highway will be twinned

(Posted:07/27/2012)
NB: The Department of Transportation awarded a $6.8-million contract on Thursday to twin the final two-lane stretch of the Trans-Canada Highway in New Brunswick. Grand Falls-based Restigouche Construction Co. Ltd. won the bid to complete the 2.7-kilometre stretch of highway between Edmundston and the Quebec border. Transportation Minister Claude Williams says there were five bids from companies interested in twinning the highway section. The Trans-Canada Highway will be completely twinned from the Quebec border to the Nova Scotia border by the fall of 2014, he said.
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Highway west of Banff fully open

(Posted:07/21/2012)
AB:
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Mudslide shuts TransCanada 2km west of Banff

(Posted:07/20/2012)
AB: The slide left over a half meter of mud on the road, according to Parks Canada. Highway crews are on the scene evaluating the situation. Parks Canada said it does not yet have an estimate of how long it will take to re-open the road.
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Calgary region new home prices on the rise

(Posted:07/13/2012)
AB: Prices in Calgary are up 0.3% in May. Prices were also up 0.8 per cent on a year-over-year basis. Nationally, the NHPI rose by 0.3 per cent and prices were up 2.4 per cent from May 2011.
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Brushfire near #TCH in Ottawa's west end

(Posted:07/13/2012)
ON: Bushfire with heavy smoke in Ottawa area, a few kilometres SW of 417/416 junction in the city's west end is being fought for second day, with heavy smoke in the area.
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June 28, 1965, the last section of the Trans-Canada Highway was opened between Fort Frances and Atik

(Posted:07/02/2012)
ON: With all the fuss about 50 years since Rogers Pass (BC) was opened, and 61 years since the Algoma section of the highway connected Wawa (ON), we have one more anniversary in 3 years!
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An unbroken chain of chains

(Posted:07/02/2012)
Canada: No two towns or cities along the Trans-Canada Highway felt the same as one another. Not so now. Our towns are strings of franchises: Tim Hortons, Shoppers Drug Mart, A&W, and McDonald's. In between, Esso, Shell, Petrocan, and Chevron signs.
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Thousands vote against Bonshaw reroute

(Posted:07/02/2012)
PE: More than 4000 votes against the realignment of the Trans-Canada Highway in Bonshaw, P.E.I. were cast in an online petition.
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Trans-Canada #1 is open between Revelstoke and Sicamous

(Posted:06/28/2012)
BC: Trans-Canada #1 is open between Revelstoke and Sicamous, following heavy flooding over the past week. Motorists are being warned to expect delays in the area as there is a heavy backup of traffic. Meanwhile, Hwy. 16, the Yellowhead, has opened to single lane alternating traffic in two locations near Tete Jaune Cache. A mudslide eight kilometres east of the junction with Hwy. 5 and flooding 25 kilometres west of the junction closed the highway on the weekend.
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Power out in North Battleford along #TCH Highway 16

(Posted:06/27/2012)
SK: Toronadoes Monday, knocked down transmission lines affecting North Battleford on the Yelllowhead Highway as well as Prince Albert, north of Saskatoon. Repairs should be completed today.

#TCHH Highway 104 reduced to one lane

(Posted:06/26/2012)
NS: The Trans Canada Highway 104, east of Exit 27, Sutherland's River, will be reduced to one lane for construction of a new westbound lane from today until Friday, July 6
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Severe Weather warnings along hte #TCH

(Posted:06/26/2012)
SK: Severe Thunderstorms expected from Medicine Hat (AB) across southern Saskatchewan, to east of Regina with large hailstones. Also, TORNADO WARNINGS this afternoon in the Swift Current-Regina-Saskatoon triangle.

Okanagan roads still closed

(Posted:06/26/2012)
BC: The 97A highway is closed in both directions 8 km south of Sicamous. The road is reduced to single lane alternating traffic for emergency traffic only. Highway 97A is also closed in both directions 3 km south of Sicamous at Two Mile. There is no estimated time of re-opening. Okanagan motorists traveling to and from the Trans-Canada are detouring on Highway 97B between Salmon Arm and Enderby.
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#TCH Re-opens E of Revelstoke

(Posted:06/26/2012)
Canada: TransCanada Highway (Hwy. 1) reopened east of Revelstoke at 3:30 Monday, due to a mudslide. Detours via Highway 34 & the Arrow Lakes ferries resulted in massive line-ups.
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Crossing Canada: Is an 8,000-km marathon the best way to raise money?

(Posted:06/24/2012)
Canada: (National Post)
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No end in sight to #TCH hwy closure at Three Valley Gap

(Posted:06/24/2012)
BC: A closure is in effect between Perry River and Revelstoke because of a mudslide 15 kilometres west of Revelstoke. A geo-technical assessment is being done, and until the route reopens, travellers can detour via Hwy 6 and Hwy 23. Ferry service will be available as necessary Flooding has also forced the closure of the route three kilometres south of Sicamous at the Two Mile Bridge.
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Improvements in the works for Trans-Canada near Swift Current

(Posted:06/24/2012)
SK: That could mean underpasses or overpasses for pedestrians or other transportation options in the city.
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Highway #TCH re-opened at Golden, BC, following rock slide.

(Posted:06/21/2012)
BC:
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Heavy rains in Saskatchewan & Manitoba today

(Posted:06/18/2012)
SK, MB: Some flooding risk, but not expected to affect the Trans-Canada

A second Detroit-Windsor Bridge go-ahead announced at cost of $1B

(Posted:06/15/2012)
ON: The bridge has been long opposed by billionaire owner of the existing Ambassador Bridge, Manuel "Matty" Moroun. The bridge will reduce cross-border wait times, speeding both tourists and truck traffic
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New motorcycle legislation takes effect

(Posted:06/06/2012)
BC: New safe seating regulations and helmet rules come into effect July 1. Motorcycles account for 3% of insured vehicles but 10% of accidents in the province.
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Update on mudslide on #TCH bteween Revelstoke & Golden

(Posted:06/06/2012)
BC: Highway closed in both directions and is expected to open later today, but not before 6pm.
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Taking the 1A from Calgary to Canmore

(Posted:06/06/2012)
AB: Notes on taking the less-travelled route through Cochrane to Canmore.
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TCH reported closed near Revolstoke due to mudslide from the heavy thunderstorms

(Posted:06/06/2012)
BC:

Congestion on Hwy 102 expected to ease

(Posted:06/05/2012)
ON: Travelling on Highway 102 between Thunder Bay and Highway 11-17 should become easier this week, according to the Ministry of Transportation. Highway 102 was already under construction, with normal construction delays combined with the extra traffic, so the contractor on the project will shift some on-site operations in order to reduce the congestion.

CAA Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Trans-Canada Highway

(Posted:06/05/2012)
Canada:
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Road Repairs set for eastern Newfoundland

(Posted:06/05/2012)
NL: Asphalt repairs will be made this summer to sections of the Trans Canada Highway (TCH) between Whitbourne and Port Blandford (at south end of Terra Nova National Park), a distance of approximately 75 kilometres.
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West Regina by-pass traffic lights & Speed limit change

(Posted:05/30/2012)
Canada: West Regina by-pass traffic lights at Trans-Canada Highway will be up and running Thursday. As well, the speed limit will decrease to 60 kilometres per hour. The construction of the overpass will take two years.
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Update on Roads: Thunder Bay to Kakabeka Falls

(Posted:05/29/2012)
ON: The repairs to a washed-out section of Highway 11/17 near Vibert Road that leads into the community of Kakabeka Falls could take up to two weeks to repair. Cars can detour via Oliver Rd, and most likely the trucks would go down Highway 102 until repairs are completed.
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Highway 11/17 closed west of Thunder Bay

(Posted:05/29/2012)
ON: Highway 11/17 From Harbour Expressway to Highway 102 Junction is closed due to washout.
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The 11/17 Trans Canada Highway west of Thunder Bay will stay closed for a few more days

(Posted:05/29/2012)
ON: A large portion of the highway was washed out between Hume and Holland Roads as part of Sunday night's storm. See map of road closures at...
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50 Plus: 7 great Canadian road trips

(Posted:05/28/2012)
Canada: Trans-Canada Highway leads among these great travel ideas
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proposed privately-built Maine shortcut between Montreal QU & Woodstock NB

(Posted:05/28/2012)
QU, NB: The proposed toll-reoute would dramatically shorten the 11 hour drive time between Montreal and Moncton, and would coonnect Maine (and the Maritimes) to the US industrial Mid-West.
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Premier McGuinty announces $1-billion eastward extension of Highway 407

(Posted:05/25/2012)
ON: Work will begin this fall on the long-promised extension of Highway 407 East, a 22-kilometre stretch from Brock Road in Pickering to Harmony Road in Oshawa, Premier Dalton McGuinty said Thursday.
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Overnight snow expected along Icefields Parkway

(Posted:05/23/2012)
AB: Snow of 5-10 cm expected along Highway 93 between Jasper and Banff, and extending south of the Trans-Canada Highway down to Pincher Creek, and possibly east into Calgary suburbs

SNC-Lavalin/Cintra Awarded 407 East Highway Project in Ontario

(Posted:05/23/2012)
ON: Phase 1 of the new highway will extend 22 kilometres east from Brock Road in Pickering to Harmony Road in Oshawa. It also includes a 10-kilometre north-south highway, east of Lake Ridge Road, connecting Highway 407 East to Highway 401. Source: PR Newswire (http://s.tt/1czTF)
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Niagara Falls plunge survivor in stable condition

(Posted:05/22/2012)
ON:: A man who is one of the rare survivors of a plunge into Niagara Falls is in stable condition in Hamilton General Hospital after a dramatic rescue on Victoria Day. The man had climbed a retaining wall above the Horseshoe Falls at about 10:30 a.m. ET on Monday, witnesses told police.
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Water bomber battles forest fire in Deep Bight, near Clarenville

(Posted:05/22/2012)
NL:
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Fraser Inst. says toll highways to pay for upgrades

(Posted:05/20/2012)
Canada: Tolls are not unfamiliar ways to finance highway or improvements to the same. They are widely used in Europe. Here in Canada, Toronto was able to build the 407 express toll route through a public-private partnership and applied tolls to make it work.
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TCH near Bishop’s Falls to reopen after damaged trailer removed from highway

(Posted:05/18/2012)
NL:
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State of emergency, travel ban, in southeastern Manitoba due to fire

(Posted:05/14/2012)
MB: The RM of Piney declared a state of emergency Sunday, giving it the power to close roads in the wake of two days of wildfires that consumed 30 square kilometres of forest over the weekend in the Sandilands Provincial Park.
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Clarenville mayor calls for overpass

(Posted:05/13/2012)
NL: Clarenville Mayor Fred Best has renewed his calls for a new highway overpass following a fatal car accident near town on Thursday. A woman died after the car she was riding in collided with a transport truck at the west entrance to Clarenville, where the highway intersects with Manitoba Drive
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On this day in 1870, Canada acquires Rupert's Land from Hudson's Bay Company

(Posted:05/11/2012)
Canada: The lands draining into the Hudson's Bay, which incoprorate portons of Quewbec, Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchwan, Alberta, and today's Nunavut were acquired by Canada, just after Confederation for 300,000 pimds ($1.5 million). The land that covered 3.9 million square kilometres (1.5 million sq mi), is over one-third of Canada's area today. It was acquired following the Red River Rebellion.

Victoria Region's top traffic bottlenecks, as identified by BC Transit.

(Posted:05/08/2012)
BC: The Greater Victoria Transit Commission agreed on Tuesday to look at ways to prevent buses from getting stuck in traffic on Douglas Street, the Trans-Canada Highway, the Island Highway, McKenzie Avenue and the Pat Bay Highway.
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Manitoba CAA Announces province's worst roads

(Posted:05/04/2012)
MB: 7 of 10 in Winnipeg, plus various sections of the Trans-Canada highway #TCH
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Deadly interchange closing

(Posted:05/04/2012)
AB: The family of a boy who lost his life in a car crash outside Calgary is praising the province for its plans to shut-down the intersection where the fatal collision occurred. The location is at Paradise Rd in Chestermere just east of Calgary.
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'Fines double in construction zones' signs not true

(Posted:05/04/2012)
BC: With all of the work going on along the Trans-Canada highway through the Lower Mainland, you’ve probably noticed signs warning you to slow down or risk paying double for traffic tickets. Currently, a regular speeding ticket will cost you $138. In a construction zone, the fine jumps to $196 – a 42 per cent increase. If the fines were actually doubled as the signs say, the fine would be $276. In Alberta, however, the fines ARE DOUBLE.
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No escaping hobo cop: New tactic aims to catch drivers using cellphones on the road

(Posted:05/03/2012)
Canada: A scruffy looking man — hoodie up, clutching a tattered sign scrawled on a scrap of cardboard — shuffled up to a car at a busy intersection in this city west of Toronto. Drivers instinctively looked away. But this sign’s wording was different from the usual begging appeal: “My name is Constable Mike Cairns. If you are reading this sign you are about to get a cell phone ticket.” Witness the latest police tactic in the crackdown on distracted drivers.
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Roads good for now, but...

(Posted:05/03/2012)
BC: Avalanche season ends, but officials warn conditions remain unstable in backcountry
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Canadian Automobile Association (CAA) releases list of worst roads in Maritimes

(Posted:05/03/2012)
NL,NS,NB,PE: What is impact on Newfoundland road maintenance priorities?
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New contractor found, bridge construction should resume within a month or two

(Posted:05/02/2012)
AB: Bridge constructon at Medicine hat, Alberta over the South Saskatchewan was halted due to legal wrangling over the former builder's receivership... ready resume shortly.
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Nice British newspaper story about Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park

(Posted:05/02/2012)
AB/SK: discussion of environment and the abundant wildlife
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Property transfer tax outdated and unfair

(Posted:05/01/2012)
BC: The tax was introduced 25 years ago to tax only higher-end homes, but today's homes are all over $200,000 are taxed at the 2% maximum rate.
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RCMP issue warning about Wreckhouse winds

(Posted:04/27/2012)
NL: The RCMP is advising motorists to stay off the Trans-Canada Highway in the Wreckhouse area of Newfoundland's southwest coast due to extremely high winds.
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Large rocks on highway near Oromocto spark investigation

(Posted:04/27/2012)
NB: A car sustained extensive damage on Thursday, about 2:45 a.m., when it struck a 12-inch tall rock, Const. Gerald Lawless stated in a news release. The rock was in the middle of the lane, between Exit 301 and Exit 303, he said.
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Golden to celebrate TCH Anniversary this September

(Posted:04/26/2012)
BC: This area will celebrate several significant anniversaries this year but the country will celebrate the completion of the Trans-Canada Highway, which happened 50 years ago. The second longest paved highway in the worked was officially opened by the Federal Government, September 3, 1962 at Rogers Pass in Glacier National Park.
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Regina's TCH-Arcola roadwork begins Monday

(Posted:04/26/2012)
SK: The City of Regina is advising motorists that construction work on the Trans-Canada Highway bypass/Arcola Avenue ramps will begin on Monday. Detours will be in place during construction.
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Seven new webcams on Vancouver Island

(Posted:04/26/2012)
BC: Traffic watchers have more cameras they can check for traffic on the Island
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Opposiiton to TCH highway straightening growing

(Posted:04/26/2012)
PEI: The TCH highway straightening, between Bonshaw and New haven, west of Charlottetown discussed previously is being opposed.
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TCH to be upgraded west of Charlottetown

(Posted:04/26/2012)
PEI: The 6.1 km stretch of the highway from New Haven to Bonshaw, which be shortened to 5.8 km, at a cost of $16 million, to bring it up to today's standards.
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Highway needs realignment for safety sake: traffic engineer.

(Posted:04/24/2012)
PEI: The controversial stretch of highway that weaves sharply through Churchill is just too dangerous, with a collision rate that is 56 percent higher than the average of the Trans-Canada highway as a whole that runs from Charlottetown to Borden.
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Nine Keys to a Superior Family Summer Car Trip

(Posted:04/21/2012)
ON: Excellent tips for going East to West between Sault Ste marie and Thunder Bay
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BC: Duncan ponders low speed zones along/around TCH

(Posted:04/20/2012)
BC: Addressing complains about speeding affecting the residential area east of the Trans Canada Highway and south of Trunk Road, and on Bundock Avenue between Trunk Road and Coronation Avenue
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Proposed private toll-road to connect Saint John and Montreal, through Maine announced

(Posted:04/20/2012)
QU, NB:: Canadians told east-west highway through Maine ‘a gateway to opportunity’. Private-sector investments in the project would be recouped through toll collection.
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Snow expected today along Highway 17

(Posted:04/20/2012)
ON: Light snow is expected in the east west band along Manitoulin Island, Sudbury and Mattawa

Unlicensed motorcyclist speeding 300kk/h on TCH near Victoria caught

(Posted:04/19/2012)
BC: Saanich police have seized the blue Yahama motorcycle seen in a viral YouTube video hitting speeds of almost 300 kilometres an hour on the Trans-Canada Highway on Vancouver Island. Sgt. Dean Jantzen has called a press conference at Saanich police headquarters at 10:30 a.m. today and plans to show off the bike.
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Intersection of #1 & Yellowhead not on the construction map

(Posted:04/18/2012)
MB: There's nothing in this year's Manitoba highways budget for construction of a clover leaf or upgrades to the intersection of the Trans Canada Highway and the Yellowhead or Highway 16, just west of Portage la Prairie.
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Sudbury to Sault Ste. Marie bicycle route in the works

(Posted:04/17/2012)
ON: An off-highway bike path, and using less-busy back roads would be safer for all.
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Discovery Channel program to show Coquihalla Highway

(Posted:04/17/2012)
BC: Watch for upcoming Discovery Channel program on Coquihalla Highway and the maintenance crews, expected to air in this next year.
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Elusive Lynx seen on a Banff National Park wildlife overpass

(Posted:04/17/2012)
AB: Those of you who wondered if they did any good (I've never seen an animal actually cross over the bridge), yes they work!
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Victoria outbound Trans-Canada lane closed early Wednesday

(Posted:04/17/2012)
BC: The Ministry of Transportation will be closing the northbound lane of the Trans-Canada Highway next week to lift the Colwood overpass bridge for maintenance work.
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Snow across Northern Ontario highways

(Posted:04/17/2012)
ON: 20-40 cm of snow is expected across Northern Ontario along the busy #17 and #11 corridors above Lake Superior & Lake Huron. Just when you thought Alberta had the monopoly on crappy "Springter" weather!

Air Canada pilot protest forces flight cancellations

(Posted:04/13/2012)
Canada: Job Action by pilots said to be the cause.... check flight schedules before leaaving for airport
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Freezing drizzle in Gander area this morning

(Posted:04/13/2012)
NL: Snow and rain at freezing temperatures across western Newfoundland is moving into the Gander and Bonavista area this morning. Expect slippery driving conditions. Temperatures area expected to warm later in the day.

Spring bear sightings in & around Banff

(Posted:04/06/2012)
AB: As hungry bears leave their dens to feed, Banff National Park are given warnings.
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Snowfall across Saskatchewan today

(Posted:04/06/2012)
SK: Spring snow storms move east, 20-45 cm expected across Saskatchewan. Highest accumulations north of the #1 Trans-Canada

Freezing rain in Newfoundland

(Posted:04/04/2012)
NL: Freezing rain along stretches of the Trans-Canada today in St John's, moving to Gander and then Corner Brook

Heavy snows across eastern Newfoundland

(Posted:03/30/2012)
NL: Up to 30 cm (a foot, for old-timers) is expected to fall in the next day in eastern Newfoundland, around St John's.

Light Snow across Ontario today

(Posted:03/30/2012)
ON: Snow this morning across northern Great Lakes, with about 5 cm expected in Toronto area this evening (March: in like a lamb, out like a lamb?)

Brinks transport crash on #11... millions in loonies, toonnies strewn

(Posted:03/29/2012)
ON: Brinks crash spills millions in coins 2 people injured after tractor-trailer hits rock cut and causes other collisions. The crash happened on Highway 11, south of Ramore, north of Kirkland Lake, when the tractor-trailer collided with a rock cut in Benoit Township around 4 a.m (Approx Lat-Long: 48.429314, -80.330551) The highway has been RE-OPENED while recovery of coins continues by Brinks staff. Ramore is about 274 km (170m) north of North Bay on #11, the northern route of the Trans-Canada.
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Conference Board releases Economic Insights into 13 Canadian Metropolitan Economies: Spring 2012

(Posted:03/28/2012)
Canada: Saskatoon & Calgary lead growth among top 13 cities in Canada at 3.6 & 3.5 percent. Detailed city reports available from this link....
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Winter holding on the in the Maritimes

(Posted:03/27/2012)
NL: Snow overnight and Wednesday in Newfoundland, with accumulations up to 10 cms, with high winds and gusts up to 90km/h

Snow warning along Yellowhead corridor

(Posted:03/18/2012)
AB/SK: 25-30 cm can be expected tonight as a storm front hits the Alberta-Saksatchewan border area between Edmontin and Saskatoon.

Wind Gust warning for Trans-Canada from Calgary to Brooks

(Posted:03/15/2012)
AB: Wind Gust warnings issued for TCH #1, between Calgary and Brooks, and areas southward. Tonight winds and gusts of up to 100 km/h are expected to hit the area

Snow in Rockies

(Posted:03/13/2012)
AB.BC: Snow expected all day in the Rockies...roads may be slippery.

Snow watch/warning along #1 across Saskatchewan

(Posted:03/06/2012)
SK: Snow watch/warning along the #1 extended east across southern Saskatchewan, as the conditions begin to improve today in western Alberta, between Banff & Calgary. Expect snow and blowing snow.

Snow watch/warning along the #1 around Banff & Calgary

(Posted:03/05/2012)
AB: 20 cm of snow expected along the Trans-Canada

Overnight Winter Storm Warning

(Posted:02/29/2012)
QU,ON: 15-25 cm of snow expected in Ottawa & Montreal area in next 24 hours

417 Maintenance at Maitland

(Posted:02/13/2012)
ON: Maintenance is being done in Ottawa today on HWY 417's Westbound Off Ramp(s) at Maitland Ave

Snow Squallls in West Newfoundland today

(Posted:02/13/2012)
NL: Snow squalls may bring 10-20 cm from Corner Brook to Port Aux Basques, in Western Newfoundland

Snow across Maritimes today

(Posted:02/09/2012)
NS, NL: Wet snow is expected across Nova Scotia this morning, with a snow warning issued for Eastern Newfoundland, and 15-25 cm expected this aftrnoon

Avoid Mnotreal's Lafontaine Tunnel on Sunday

(Posted:01/22/2012)
QU: Drivers are advised to avoid the Louis-Hippolyte Lafontaine Tunnel, connecting Montreal to the South Shore, on Sunday because of major construction work. They are advised to use the Champlain, Jacques Cartier or Victoria Bridges instead. Those headed for, or coming in, from eastern Quebec are counselled to use Highway 40 instead of Highway 20.
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TCH closed Golden-Revelstoke for 3 hours

(Posted:01/21/2012)
BC: Traffic between on the #1 between Golden and Revelstoke for avalanche control following at least 20 cm of snow in the past day. Highway is expected to reopen around 8 pm.

Freezing raingwarning to #1 TCH in Alberta

(Posted:01/20/2012)
AB: Warming weather will likely cause freezing rain along the Trans-Canada between Calgary and Medicine Hat into Saturday

Cold Spell starting to lift across Prairies

(Posted:01/20/2012)
BC, AB, SK,MB: An Artic cold spell, with windchills down to -40 is lifting, with warmer temperatures returning this weekend, back into the seasonal range.

TCH closed at Rogers Pass

(Posted:01/20/2012)
BC: TCH closed between Golden and Revelstoke,due to an accident. Will reopen by 9:30 AM

Major Windchill warning across West

(Posted:01/18/2012)
BC, AB, SK,MB: Strong Arctic winds produce windchills down to -40 levels (that's the same in Fahrenheit, for our American guests)across most of the Prairies, and the interior of BC. Travellers should pack winter survival kits.

Icy conditions in easter Ontario

(Posted:01/13/2012)
ON: Icy road conditionas due to freezing rain, especially in the Ottawa Valley this morning

Three Semis overturned between Calgary and Canmore

(Posted:01/10/2012)
AB: Icy, cold conditions, due to cold front passing through overnight have caused chaos west of Calgary

Trans-Canada Hihgway delays for avalanche clearing across BC

(Posted:12/30/2011)
BC: More delays expected on Trans-Canada Highway as crews clear avalanche hazard. Most of Southern BC under avalanche warning.
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Icy roads across Southern Ontario

(Posted:12/30/2011)
ON: Special Weather Situation declared across southern Ontario along Highway 401, 400, and 417 with roads covered by overnight icy drizzle, which may be turning to rain. Roads & highways are very slippery.

Newfoundland ferries cancelled today

(Posted:12/29/2011)
NS/NL: Marine Atlantic cancels ferry service today due to Gale-force winds
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Possible Flash Freesing this aft across southern Ontario highway

(Posted:12/27/2011)
ON: possible Flash Feezing this afternoon and evening across southern Ontario along Highway 401, 400, and 417 as cold front extends south following a rainstorm's corss-provincial trip across the province.

Flash Freeze warning in northern Ontario today

(Posted:12/27/2011)
ON: Wet roads followed by cold tempratures have issues a Flash Freeze warning along the highway 11 and highway 17 corridos of northern Ontario. Watch for sudden iciness on roads

Saskatchewan Highway of Heroes

(Posted:11/24/2011)
SK: Saskatchewan Highway of Heroes by dedicating the stretch of the Trans Canada Hwy from Regina to Moose Jaw
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TCH shut down Field to Golden

(Posted:11/24/2011)
BC: TCH shut down Field to Golden this morning, due to poor driving conditions.

Snow in eastern BC

(Posted:11/23/2011)
BC: 10-20 cm expected along #1 in eastern BC. Very high winds (100km/h) east of the Alberta border, due to warmoing chinook winds.

WiNTer Shows hit Prairies

(Posted:11/18/2011)
ab, sk: Snow accumulations today in Regina and Edmonton areas... winter driving is here in the Prairies

Snowy conditions west of Calgary

(Posted:11/04/2011)
AB: Snow is expected to hit Calgary and area today, and icy conditions this morning along the #1 Trans-Canada at Scott Lake Hill, between Cochrane and Canmore, have caused several trucks to lose control.

Winnipeg's Urbee in running for automotive X Prize

(Posted:11/03/2011)
MB: A dramatic Winnipeg-designed and built car, weights under 1500 pounds and gets about 200 miles per gallon. Its dramatic futuristic design reduces the coefficient of drag, the coefficient of rolling resistant, the frontal area which enables a much smaller & lighter engine to achieve this result.
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Stretch of of Trans-Canada Highway from Surrey to Abbotsford named 'Highway of Heroes'

(Posted:10/31/2011)
BC: A stretch of the Trans-Canada Highway is being dedicated as the Highway of Heroes to honour B.C.'s 12 Canadian Forces members killed in Afghanistan, as well as one killed in Croatia in 1994. The section of the highway, between the 152nd Street exit in Surrey and the Sumas Way exit in Abbotsford, will be unveiled Saturday during the second annual Memorial Ride for the Fallen. A 5.5-by-2.4-metre sign will mark the highway near the 232nd Street exit in Langley. =
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Early snow storm hits Maritimes

(Posted:10/31/2011)
NS, NV, PE, NL: The storm that hit the United Statyes over the weekened is now hitting the Maritime provinces. All roads are expected to be treacherous with wet, warm snow.

Snow on Highway passes in BC

(Posted:10/28/2011)
BC: 5-10 cm of snow expected overnight in Mountain passes in eastern British Columbia

Western Newfoundland getting 25 cm of snow today

(Posted:10/26/2011)
NL: The Wreckhouse area of western Newfoundland is geting snow today, expected to accumulate 25 cm by day's end.

New Moose Alarms along Trans-Canada

(Posted:10/17/2011)
NL: West of St John's, the first wildlife detection system is up and running along the Trans-Canada Highway, along the 1.5 kilometer stretch east of the Salmonier Line interchange, says The Department of Transportation. The system uses sensors to detect when large animals are on the highway, turning on flashing lights on a sign "Moose on Highway When Lights are Flashing" for two minutes By the end of October, a second wildlife detection system will be installed near Grand Falls-Windsor, and wildlife fencing will be installed along the west coast.

Ferry service to Newfoundland cancelled today

(Posted:10/05/2011)
NL: Ferry service between Nova Scotia and Newfoundland has been cancelled today due to stormy weather, high winds and waves
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Stoem may shut-down Confederation Bridge this afternoon

(Posted:10/05/2011)
PE: Storms bringing winds of up to 100k may cause shut-down of Confederation Bridge this afternoon. The bridge connects PEI with New Brunswick & the mainland.

Feds to fund new Champlain Bridge in Montreal

(Posted:10/04/2011)
QU: The federal government is set to announce plans for the construction of a new Champlain Bridge in Montreal, over Canada's busiest waterway. The goverment will study whether a bridge, tunnel or combination is the best approach. No budget or timetable has been announced.
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Hurricane Ophelia expected to hit eastern Newfoundland Sunday/Monday

(Posted:09/30/2011)
NL: Hurrican Ophelia, currently in the Bermuda area, is expected to pass the Avalon Penninsula on Sunday/Monday as a Force 1 hurricane.

Hurrican Maria to hit Newfoundland this afternoon

(Posted:09/16/2011)
NL: Force 1 Hurricane Maria will hit St John's and the Avalon Peninsula of Newfoundland this afternoon, with winds of 120-140 km/h. Most of Newfoundland and Nova Scotia will feel effects over the course of today

50 mm rain across Newfoundland

(Posted:09/15/2011)
NL: 50 mm rain expected in St John's and across Newfoundland with tropical storm Maria

Fire closes TCH in West Manitoba

(Posted:09/06/2011)
MB: There is a TCH closed around Hargrove, east of Elkhorn and 12 km W of Virden for a fire in the area.
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TCH closed at Golden

(Posted:09/05/2011)
BC: Major crash at Golden, TCH closed in both directions

Trans-Canada celebrates 49 years

(Posted:09/03/2011)
Canada: Sept 3, 1962 - John Diefenbaker officially opens the Trans-Canada Highway with s ceremony at Rogers Pass

Irene has passed through Maritimes, still heavy winds

(Posted:08/29/2011)
QC, NB, NS, PE, NL: Heavy wind warnings in effect everywhere east of Ottawa today, as heavy winds from former Hurricane Irene lash Eastern Canada. Some areas had experienced heavy rainfalls over 100mm, so watch for flooding in low-lying areas when driving.

Irene downgraded to Tropical Storm

(Posted:08/27/2011)
MB, NS, PE, NL: Hurricane Warning downgraded to Tropical Storm Warning for the maritime provinces, Irene is expected to hit Sunday to Monday

Hurricane warning

(Posted:08/25/2011)
NS, NB, PE, NL: Hurricane Irene (Force 3) is expected to hit the Maritimes provincesas soon as Monday

Multi Car Crash northwest of Victoria

(Posted:08/05/2011)
BC: Reports of a multi-car crash and traffic jam on the Trans - Canada Highway northbound near Thetis Lake.

Mudlisde blocks TCG between Lake Louise & Golden

(Posted:07/23/2011)
BC: Trans-Canada highway between Lake Louise and Golden blocked by a 70 metre wide mudslide near the Spiral Tunnels overnight. The highway is expected to be cleared by 2 pm Sunday afternoon. In the meantime, traffic is detoured on Highway 93 via Radium.

Explore the Heart of BC

(Posted:07/16/2011)
BC: Win a Canada road trip family vacation (air, car, hotel, $1500) From Twizzlers, Jolly Rancher
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la Bel Itineraire in historic Quebec

(Posted:07/08/2011)
QU: Win a Canada road trip family vacation from Twizzlers, Jolly Rancher
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Go on a Prairie Ramble

(Posted:07/04/2011)
Canada: Win a Canada road trip family vacation (air, car, hotel, $1500) From Twizzlers, Jolly Rancher
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West Coasting on Vancouver Island

(Posted:06/30/2011)
BC: Win a Canada road trip family from Twizzlers, Jolly Rancher
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Port Mann Bridge on the #1 connecting Surrey & Coquitlam re-opens

(Posted:07/05/2011)
BC: The bridge was closed due to the collapse of two hydro transmission towers over the Fraser River, at the south riverbank. The highway was closed for the past 12 hours.

Trans-Canada partially reopens after B.C. mudslide

(Posted:06/30/2011)
BC: Two westbound lanes of the Trans-Canada Highway east of Chilliwack have reopened after a mudslide closed the highway Wednesday. Ministry of Transportation spokesman Kurt Edmunds said crews hope to have the highway fully reopened by about 1 p.m. PT Thursday.
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Mudslide closes TCH in Fraser Valley

(Posted:06/29/2011)
BC: The slide roared down over four lanes of the highway and a railway line on Wednesday morning, leaving a 3,000 metres square debris field. The slide occured near Hering Island , Eof Chilliwack, and traffic is being diverted to Highway 7 via Highway 9 through Agassiz, according to Drive BC.
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Trans-Canada Highway 1 reopened east of Regina

(Posted:06/26/2011)
SK: The 150 km stretch f the highway east of Regina has re-opened following flooding over the roadway due to recent rains.
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50-80 mm of rain expected today: flooding to continue

(Posted:06/24/2011)
Sk: Environment Canada is predicting another 50-80 mm of rain to day in the province's south, affecting the already-flooded Souris River basin. The Trans-Canada is still closed east of Regina, requiring detours to the north, as of this morning...

Flooding causes State of Emegency Southeast of Regina

(Posted:06/20/2011)
SK: Recent heavy rains (over 100 mm in the past few days) have caused flooding along the Souris River southeast of Saskatchewan. Communities affected include the communities of Weyburn and Estevan which have over 3 feet of water on some streets. This area is very flat so flooding can quickly affect wide areas.

Heavy Rains forecast in Manitoba & Saskatchewan

(Posted:05/20/2011)
AB, SK: Heavy rain expected over the weekend in the Qu'Appelle, Souris and Assiniboine valleys this long weekend. Can anyone post Assiniboine flood pictures as they're driving along the TCH to our Facbook page
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Heavy Rainfall warning

(Posted:05/16/2011)
QU, NB: 20-50 mm expected in the Richelieu River area of Quebec east into New Brunswick

WinterStorm Warning for Prairies

(Posted:04/30/2011)
SK, MB: Winter storm warnings the next day between Reigina and Winnipeg, with winds of 30-50 kms to furthur obscure visibility

Trans-Canada repairs may impact weekend travellers

(Posted:04/16/2011)
BC: Highway 1 will be closed starting Saturday night between Malakwa, B.C., 17 kilometres east of Sicamous, and Highway 23 in Revelstoke. Repairs to the Malakwa Bridge, east of Sicamous, will run from 9:30 p.m. Saturday until 6 a.m. Sunday morning. A detour is available via Highway 23 South between Revelstoke and Nakusp using the Upper Arrow Lakes ferry, and via Highway 6 between Nakusp and Vernon using the Needles Arrow Lake Ferry. Travellers on this alternative route should allow for over six hours travel time, higher than normal traffic volumes and some delays at ferry crossings.

Westbound lanes of Trans-Canada Highway reopen

(Posted:04/14/2011)
SK:: The #1 Trans-Canada Highway between Grenfell and Balgonie, east of Regina have been re-opened Thursday afternoon.
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Southern Alberta expecting more show overnight

(Posted:04/13/2011)
AB: Calgary and Medicine Hat are expecting about 10 cm of wet snow overnight. Medicine Hat remains under flood state of emergency.

Trans-Canada closed from Regina to Sintaluta

(Posted:04/13/2011)
SK: Releases of water from the Boundary Reservoir near Estevan are causing flooding in the Qu'Appelle River at the Trans-Canada Highway.
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Snowstorm to hit Maritimes Tonight through weekend

(Posted:04/01/2011)
NB: 15-30 cm of snow expected tonight as storm advances from US (No April Fool's) and will continue into other Maritime orovinces over the weekend

Snowfall Warning Calgary to Winnipeg

(Posted:03/22/2011)
AB/SK/MB: 5-15 cm are expected this afternoon and evening along and south of the Trans-Canada from Calgary to the Ontario border

Snowfall warning Calgary to Regina today

(Posted:03/19/2011)
AB/SK: 10-15 cm of snow is expected to ring in the official start of Spring along this section of the Trans-Canada

Tsunami warning for West Cozast issued

(Posted:03/11/2011)
BC: Tsunami warning issued for West Coast and Vancouver Island, following an 8.9 Earthquake in Japan for Friday afternoon. Those with friends or family vacationing on west coast of Mexico and Central America are also affected.

Hihgway 11 closed North Bay to Cobalt

(Posted:03/05/2011)
ON: Highway 11 is closed from North Bay to Cobalt. The OPP report poor weather conditions on several stretches of Trans Canada Highway's northern route.

prairie Windchill warnings

(Posted:02/25/2011)
AB, SK, MB: Major windchills over the next few days across the Prairies, with lows to -40 (ouch!)

Winter Storms hit maritimes

(Posted:02/25/2011)
NB: Winter snowstorm warnings across New Brunswick, with snowfalls of 30 cm expected today and tonight.

TCH closed Badger to Grand Falls-Windsor, Newfoundland

(Posted:02/16/2011)
NL: just received word... will keep everyone posted

30 cm of snow with gusting winds (up to 130 km/h) in Newfoundland today

(Posted:02/16/2011)
NL:

Freezing rain warning insouthern Saskatchewan

(Posted:02/16/2011)
SK: Risk of freezing rain between Maple Creek and Swift Current

Snowfall warning for Nova Scotia

(Posted:02/08/2011)
NS: 10-20 cm of snow expected today in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia from Guysborough north ot Sydney

Snows Squall warning in Northern Ontario

(Posted:02/08/2011)
ON: Snow squall warning today from Wawa to Sault Ste Marie, for Trans-Canada Highway along eastern shore of Lake Superior. 10-20 cm expected.

Extreme Wind chills across southern Saskatchewan

(Posted:02/08/2011)
SK: Extreme Wind chill alert for southern Saskatchewan with -40 forecast for Regina, but extending along the Trans-Canada from Medicine Hat, AB eastward into northern Ontario

Winter storm warning in Banff National Park

(Posted:02/07/2011)
AB: 20-30 cm of snow expected along with an Artic Cold Front in Banff and along the eastern edge of the Rockies

Rockslide codes TCH north of Hope

(Posted:02/05/2011)
BC: The Trans-Canada Highway has been closed in both directions in the Fraser Canyon following a rockslide. The closure extends from Avalanche Gate in Hope to Boston Bar, a distance of 62 kilometres, according to the DriveBC website. The slide occurred one kilometre east of the Yale Tunnel. The highway is expected to re-open 10 am Saturday
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20-40 cm of snow expect4ed in southern NB and in NS

(Posted:02/05/2011)
NB, NS: The tail end of the massive snorwstorm hits the Maritimes for a second punch, with 20-50 cm expected on the Trans-Canada Highway east of Fredericton

Snow storm to hit Ontario east into Maritimes

(Posted:02/01/2011)
ON, QU, NB, NS, PE: Wednesday, a major snow sorm will hit eastern Canada and is expected to dump between 10 and 60 cm

Snowfall and wind warning in Maritimes

(Posted:01/27/2011)
NB,NS, PE, HL: Fundy areas and PEI can expect 10-30 cm of snow today, and hurricane force winds are expected along west coast of Newfoundland

Parks Canada Opens Trans-Canada between Golden and Revelstoke

(Posted:01/19/2011)
AB/BC: Highway is open west of Golden, but drivers still need todetour from Lake Louise to Radium via #93. Icefields Parkway #93 from Lake Louise to Jasper is also open.

Highway 93 has re-opened between Lake Louise and Radium

(Posted:01/18/2011)
AB/BC: Highway 93 reconnects Radium (and therefore Golden) with Calgary. Travel along the #1 between Golden, Field and Lake Louise is still closed. The #1 from Golden to Revelstoke through the Rogers Pass also remains closed.

Avanalances continue to keep TCH closed east of Golden

(Posted:01/16/2011)
BC: Highways 1 and 93 are closed west of Lake Louise, as well as the 93 Icefields Parkway north. 1t may be closed until Tuesday due to EXTREME Avalanche danger. Only viable detours are #5, #16 Kamloops-Jasper-Edmonton, or #3 Crowsnest Hghway
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TCH closed west of Lake Louise with high avalanche risk between Field and Golden, BC

(Posted:01/15/2011)
BC: Highway currently closed west of Lake Louise. Expect delays for avalanche work, due to high risk due to recent snows
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Avanche Danger west of Revelstoke... expect delays

(Posted:01/14/2011)
BC: Currently highway is only open to eastbound traffic in one lane due to high acalanche conditions

Newfoundland digging out from snowstorm

(Posted:01/14/2011)
NL: 20-30 cm of snow fell along most Newfoundland sections of the Trans-Canada

15 cm of snow expected in Vancover area today

(Posted:01/12/2011)
BC: Vancouver and the Lower Mainland can expect 15 cm of snow, turning to rain

30 cm of snow expected in Nova Scotia

(Posted:01/12/2011)
NS: The massive storm that affected the American Southeast is hitting the Maritimes over the next day

Trans-Canada opens in Southeastern Alberta

(Posted:01/10/2011)
AB: The province has finished clearing the road of snow and vehicles, so the highway is re-opened for traffic east of Caglary through to the Saskatchewan border

Trans-Canada re-opens between Calgary and Bassano

(Posted:01/10/2011)
AB: Winds and blowing snow still affecting the highway east of Bassano

TCH still shut down this morning between Calgary and Strathomore

(Posted:01/10/2011)
AB: Arctic winds and blowing snows have kept the the TCH closed between Calgary and and Strathmore.

Windstorms shutdown Trans-Canada eeast f Calgary

(Posted:01/09/2011)
AB: High Arctic winds and blowing snows have shut down the TACH between Calgary and Brooks. Drivers stranded between Calgary and Strathmore.

Rockslide at Yale closes TCH

(Posted:01/08/2011)
BC: Rock Slide 1 km east of Yale Tunnel. Recommended detaour Coquihala during cleanup expected to take most of Saturday.
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Fog in Ottawa area... exercise caution

(Posted:01/01/2011)
ON: Warm temperatures well above freezing have brought fog to highway 417 and the Ottawa area. Drivers should exercize caution.

Flash Freezing alert on #17 along Lake Superior

(Posted:12/30/2010)
ON: Rapid cooling may cause overnight icy patches on Highway 17, the Trans-Canada, in the area along Lake Superior between Thunder Bay and Marathon

Winter Storms to hit Maritimes today

(Posted:12/27/2010)
Maritimes: : As a winter storm system moves up from the United States, where it has crioppled air and ground travel, the Maritimes are expecting oveer 20 cm of snow over the next few days.
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Ice Havoc Around Winnipeg

(Posted:12/27/2010)
MB: High winds, drifting snow and slippery roads created difficult driving conditions in and around Winnipeg Monday. Strong winds up to 60 km/h caused drifting snow and reduced visibility on highways and open roads, while rising temperatures led to slippery conditions. Several vehicles were reported in the ditch at Bishop Grandin Boulevard and Route 90.
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Lake Louise to BC Border update

(Posted:12/25/2010)
AB: Watch for winter construction zones in place between the Icefields Parkway Interchange &the BC border. Please obey posted speed limits. W of Lake Louise, is a new wildlife overpass and a new pedestrian overpass from Harry’s Hill to Lake Louise will be built by Fall 2011. Upgrading of the Trans-Canada Highway in Banff National Park from two to four lanes has been underway since 1981, and will be complete by 2013. Twinning of the Trans-Canada Highway (TCH) between Castle Junction and Lake Louise has largely been completed. A 90 kph speed limit is in now in effect.

Correction: Confederatoion Bridge is open today, with advistory

(Posted:12/22/2010)
Canada: Bridge was closed for 29 hours but re-opened at 9 am this morning with high-wind warning and some travel restictions. Call 902-437-7300 for update

High Winds in Maritimes continue to affect travel

(Posted:12/22/2010)
Maritimes: High winds have caused up to 3 metres of coastal storm surge and flooding. Winds that have caused 9 metre seas continue to keep Newfoundland-Nova Scotia Ferries in port, and today have shut Confederatin Bridge to PEI.

Extreme weather warnings issued in Nfld.

(Posted:12/21/2010)
NL: fierce winds and pounding waves will strike numerous communities in Newfoundland. The warnings cover the island's south coast, most of its west coast and the Burin, Avalon and Bonavista peninsulas, and compound travel problems that have already cancelled Marine Atlantic's ferry crossings to Nova Scotia. Winds will gust up to 120 km/h in parts of the Avalon and Burin peninsulas
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Maritimes Rain & flooding affecting some roads in region

(Posted:12/17/2010)
QU, NS: Yesterday's rains in Maritimes washed out roads in Gaspe and Cape Breton (including part of the Cabot Trail, but not the Trans-Canada)

Snowfall along 401 in and east of Toronto

(Posted:12/16/2010)
ON: Lake effect snow bankding down from Georgian Bay and Lake Huron is expected to drop 10-15 cm of snow along the 401 from Toronto east to Oshawa today

Snowtorm in Edmonton area affecting Highway 16

(Posted:12/15/2010)
AB: Police had closed Highway 16 west of Edmonton on Wednesday, as a snowtorm with high winds moves east into Edmonton Area for Thursday.

RCMP issues travel advisory along #1 betwen Swift Current and Whitewood

(Posted:12/15/2010)
SK: Extreme winds and snow storms across southern Saskatchewan have caused RCMP to issue a travel advisory along the #1 Trans-Canada Highway today.

Extreme Rain and Wind on Cape Breton today

(Posted:12/15/2010)
NS: The Trans Canada Highway in Cape Breton is expecting 30-40 mm rain and extreme winds (up to 100 km/h)

Winter strom moves into wetern Maniitoba

(Posted:12/15/2010)
MB: Storm that shut down highway in Southeast SK yesterday is now moving into western MB, with snow, ice pellets and cold front

Flooding & HIgh wainds across Maritimes

(Posted:12/15/2010)
Canada: Maritimes affected by flooding along Saint John River from yesterday's rains, continued high wind conditions across region

Highway 402 still a mess in SW Ontario

(Posted:12/15/2010)
ON: OPP begins clearing of Highway 402 between London & Sarnia: hundreds of cars & trucks stuck in yesterday's sudden snowfall, blocking plowing today. Storm affects London area today

Highway closed between Swift Current and Moose Jaw

(Posted:12/14/2010)
SK: Tuesday, Fog and ice have forced the closure of a 150-kilometre stretch of the Trans-Canada Highway in Saskatchewan between Swift Current and Moose Jaw. Bad weather rolled into Saskatchewan Tuesday afternoon and produced treacherous driving conditions throughout the province.
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Heavy rain & wind warnings in Maritimes

(Posted:12/13/2010)
NB, PE, NS: Heavy rainfall warnings in the Fredericton area, up to 100 mm. Heavy wind warnings extend to Prince Edward Island and east into Nova Scotia and western Newfoundland

Winter Storm warning in Nickle Belt area

(Posted:12/13/2010)
ON: Blowing snow is expected along Highway 17 from Sault Ste Marie to Sudbury with some lingering effects in the Ottawa Valley

Windchills across the Prairies

(Posted:12/10/2010)
SK, MB: Windchills of -30 are expected today along the Trans-Canada Highway between Regina and Winnipeg

4-lane traffic resumes near Maple Creek,

(Posted:12/09/2010)
SK: Almost six months after it was interrupted by flooding, four-lane traffic has resumed on the Trans-Canada Highway near Maple Creek. Work to rebuild the westbound lanes of the highway began in September and involved excavation, the construction of a new "arch-culvert," backfill around that culvert, plus grading and initial paving,
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Banff-Canmore Legacy trail closes for winter

(Posted:12/08/2010)
Canada: The popular Banff Legacy Trail is officially closed for the winter but when it opens back up in the spring, more work will be taking place on the trail that parallels the Trans-Canada Highway. "In the spring we'll be putting up different interpretive signs," said Parks Canada product development specialist Judy Glowinski.

Dangerous conditions on TCH near Moose Jaw

(Posted:12/08/2010)
SK: As snow and freezing rain falls from the sky, the Highway Hotline is reporting blowing snow and fog to the east of Moose Jaw and freezing rain and icy sections to the west.
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Heavy Snows in Highway $00 Corridor

(Posted:12/07/2010)
ON: Lots of "lake effect" snow in Highway 400 area, north of Toronto with up to 85 cm fallen

Snowstorm socks eastern Newfoundland

(Posted:12/01/2010)
NL: Heavy, wet snow created dangerous driving conditions that resulted in numerous vehicle collisions on Newfoundland's Avalon Peninsula roads Tuesday. The Trans-Canada Highway is snow-covered and very slick, and blowing snow means poor visibility in many areas.
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3 sections of TCH among Canada's 10 Most Dangerous Roads

(Posted:12/01/2010)
Canada: MSN posting of Top Ten Most Dangerous Raoads in Canada includes #17 from Manitoba border to Marathon, #17 Sudbury to North Bay and the #128 from Riviere Du Loup to New Brunswick. Other important roads in the Top Ten are the #99 between Vancouver and Whistler, and the #11 betwen Regina and Saskatoon.
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TransCanada HIghway seeking your logo design feedback

(Posted:12/01/2010)
Canada: Our website's logo has been a relatively low-resolution version, and after 10 years we finally need a high-resolution version for suitable print media. We've created two versions and would like your feedback about which you, our website visitors, like better. See our Facebook page and post your comments there!
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Highway 1 between Hope and Chilliwack reopens

(Posted:11/27/2010)
BC: The TransCanada Highway #1 is open to travel, as a single-lane highway using only the westbound lanes of travel. The highway closure was caused by two massive boulders crashed down at the Laidlaw bluffs
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Work finished on 22 lm of TCH resurfacing in Manitoba

(Posted:11/27/2010)
MB: The portion of the Trans-Canada Highway, from Deacon’s Corner east of Winnipeg to the Highway 12 overpass at St. Anne which cost $60 million dollar is now complete
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ALERT! Rock slide at Bridal Veil Falls closes highway

(Posted:11/27/2010)
BC: The TransCanada Highway is also closed in both directions near Bridal Falls due to a rock slide and the threat of more rock falling, officials say, and the closure will remain in effect through part of the weekend
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Heavy Snowfall in southern Alberta-Saskatchewan

(Posted:11/27/2010)
AB, SK: 10-20 cm is expected in the Medicine Hat - Cypress Hills - Swift Current area today. This is a continuation of a storm that dumped 20 cm on the Fernie (BC) Ski Resort overnight
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Snowfall alert in southern Onrario, along Southen Route of TCH

(Posted:11/27/2010)
ON: 15-25 cm of Lake Effect snow has fallen in central Ontario, from Georgeian Bay east to Kingston. Travel along the 400, 11, and 7 is affected.
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We've added randomized Trans-Canada highway scenes to our site!

(Posted:11/27/2010)
Canada: We've opened up our highway images to show random Trans-Canada highway views on our ASP pages. These include the Home Page, the news stories, itineraries, and feedback. This showcases different parts of the highway in different seasons.
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Quebec City area expecting freezing rain and ice pellets

(Posted:11/26/2010)
QU: The Quebec city and western Maritimes can expect several millimetres of freezing rain followed by a period of ice pellets
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Sault Ste Marie Squall Warning

(Posted:11/26/2010)
ON: Sault Ste Marie area can expect 15-30 cm of lake-effect snow today!
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Banff National Park 125 years old today

(Posted:11/25/2010)
AB: Banff National Park celebrates 125 years since it was created, today! This 6000+ square kilometre park was created by Canada's first prime minister, Sir John A Macdonald and was the start for Canada's national parks system.
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Snowfall warning for Winnipeg & southern Manitoba

(Posted:11/24/2010)
MB:: Snowfall warnings issued for southern Manitoba which is expecting 10-15 cms in the next day.
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Snowfall warning for BCcCoastal areas

(Posted:11/24/2010)
BC: Snowfall warnings issued for storm-battered Vancouver, Victoria & Vancouver Island this evening. Snow expected to turn to rain in the morning in lower elevations
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TransCanadaHighway adds French & German versions

(Posted:11/23/2010)
Canada: To help our non-English speaking visitors and travellers, we have added links on the Home Page to French and German versions, through Google Translate's technology. Users can click on the appropriate Flag for their translation.

Icy rain in Quebec City

(Posted:11/23/2010)
QU: Icy rain forecast for Quebec City area today. Exercise caution!

Wet Snow in Newfoundland

(Posted:11/23/2010)
NL: Wet snow forecast for today between Corner Brook and St John's

Wet Snow & High winds affect BC Coastal highways

(Posted:11/22/2010)
BC: Wet snow affected driving condtions, causing several highway-closing accidents. The west coast snowstorm left about 16,000 people without power in Victoria, North Saanich, Shawnigan Lake, Colwood, Langford, Duncan and the Gulf Islands. Several B.C. Ferries sailings to and from the Gulf Islands were delayed or cancelled yesterday due to severe weather.
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New Wind Warning signs to advise on Newfoundland's "Wreckhouse winds"

(Posted:11/22/2010)
NL: Mayor Brian Button and Tom Hedderson, minister of transportation and works, unveiled digital warning signs on the Trans-Canada Highway on Nov. 12. One of the signs is just east of town, not far from the Visitor Information Centre. The second is approximately 47 kilometres from Port aux Basques near Mollichignick River Bridge in the Codroy Valley. The total cost was approximately $100,000.
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North Cowichan to improve TCH Access Roads

(Posted:11/20/2010)
Canada: Four North Cowichan, BC Trans-Canada Highway access roads and other streets are being improved after significantly increased summer 2010 traffic count numbers.
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Access Road Improvements for Brandon

(Posted:11/20/2010)
MB: While in Brandon, premier Greg Selinger said the province would commit to completing Brandon's eastern access route, upgrading 18th Street from Aberdeen Avenue to that eastern access route, and building a new service road on the north side of the Trans-Canada Highway
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Cold conditions persist across Prairies

(Posted:11/19/2010)
AB,SK,MB: Cold temperatures around -*20 across Praires, compounding the driving challenge from recent snows in the region.

BC Expecting significant snow next 2 days

(Posted:11/19/2010)
BC: 5-15 cm of snow in Coastal areas and in Interior, with more snow at higher elevations. Wet snow around Vancouver. Mountain Passes will be difficult driving over next two days

Heavy Snowfall expected between Winnipeg and Sudbury

(Posted:11/19/2010)
MB, ON: Heavy snows east of Winnipeg extending eastward along Ontario's Highway 17 north of Lake Superoior and Lake Huron.

50th Anniversary of TCH in Wawa

(Posted:09/16/2010)
ON: 50th Anniversary celbartion of TCH upcoming Sept 17-19 in Wawa
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First Coast to Coast Eelctric Car trip

(Posted:09/07/2010)
Canada: First coast-to-coast electric car trip completed by 21 year old UBC student
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Mattawa construction advisory

(Posted:09/07/2010)
ON: Construction to begin on Mattawa highway roundabout at Hghway 17 and 533. Completion in Fall 2011
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Terry Fox Run celebrates 30 years

(Posted:09/20/2010)
Canada: Its the 30th anniversary of Terry Fox's run today, commemorating his famous Marathon of Hope across Canada to raise money for cancer research.
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Hurrican Igor to affect TCH in Newfoundland

(Posted:09/21/2010)
NL: Hurrican Igor to hit the island today. The island ferries from North Sydney running normal schedule so-far.

Newfoundland TCH closed in spots due to hurricane flooding

(Posted:09/22/2010)
NL: Newfoundland Transportation says TCH closed from Port Blandford to R230 interchange to George's Brook & Bonavista and TCH closed at Cobbler's Brook in the Terra Nova National Park. We'll watch for updates.

Trans-Canada to reopen in Newfoundland

(Posted:09/22/2010)
NL: At least one lane of Trans-Canada Highway expected to re-open east of Clarenville by Thursday afternoon

New Stretch opened new New Glasgow, NS

(Posted:09/22/2010)
NS: A newly twinned 7.5-kilometre section of highway between New Glasgow and Pine Tree Road was opened to traffic on Sept. 2

Trans-Canada reopens folowing Hurricane in Newfoundland

(Posted:09/27/2010)
NL: TCH open in all places, many roads still dmanaged from Hurricane. See proviincial road conditions page
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Website got Coverage in Toronto Sun article

(Posted:09/02/2010)
Canada: TranscanadaHighway.com was mentioned in a story in the Toronto Sun
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10-20 cm Snow across southern Alberta, SW Saskatchewan

(Posted:11/16/2010)
AB, SK: 10-20 cm expected today and overnight between Kananaskis Country, AB and Swift Current, SK

Snow forecast for Calgary and Southern Alberta

(Posted:11/15/2010)
AB: Snow flurries are forecast for this Tuesday through Thursday in Calgary and Southern Alberta along the Trans-Canada Highway.

Snow flurries north of Lake Superior

(Posted:11/15/2010)
ON: Monday has 60% chance of snow along Trans-Canada Highway stretch on the north shore of Lake Superior

Snow in southern Saskatchewan

(Posted:11/10/2010)
SK: 5-10 cm snow expected today in Regina & southern Saskatchewan area (only dusting north towards Saskatoon)

New TCH Section an New Glasgow

(Posted:09/02/2010)
Ns: A newly twinned 7.5-kilometre section of highway between New Glasgow and Pine Tree Road was opened to traffic on Sept 2.

TCH closed at Clarenville Due to Hurricane Flooding

(Posted:09/21/2010)
NL: Trans-Canada closed east of Clarenville, n eastern part of the Province, due to rains/flooding.

Newfoundland's R230 affected by Hurricane

(Posted:09/22/2010)
NL: Newfoundland Transportation says TCH closed from Port Blandford to R230 interchange to George's Brook & Bonavista and TCH closed at Cobbler's Brook in the Terra Nova National Park. We will watch for updates.

TCH to re-open near Clarenville

(Posted:09/22/2010)
NL: At least one lane of Trans-Canada Highway expected to re-open east of Clarenville by Thursday afternoon.

Rainfall around Sault Ste Marie

(Posted:09/23/2010)
ON: Heavy rainfall warning along Trans-Canada in the area of Sault Ste Marie. 100 mm (4 in) expected in the next day.

Snow in Coquihalla

(Posted:10/10/2010)
BC: Snow and windy conditions along Trans-Canada #1 north of Hope and on the Coquihalla #5 between Hope and Merritt on Sunday and Monday.

Snowfall Warning for SK/MB

(Posted:10/26/2010)
SK/MB: There is a chance of up to 5cm of snow expected between the areas of Regina and Winnipeg.

Snowfall Warnings for BC

(Posted:10/26/2010)
BC: Snow and windy conditions along Trans-Canada #1 north of Hope and on the Coquihalla #5 between Hope and Merritt on Sunday and Monday.

Snowstorm closes TCH in Saskatchwewan

(Posted:10/27/2010)
SK: Trans-Canada still closed from Balgonie to the MB border. Travel not advised on all roads out of #yqr.
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Winter conditions in eastern Saskatchewan

(Posted:10/31/2010)
SK: Manitoba Border to Whitewood has Winter Conditions with Fog, Reduced visibility.
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Icy Bridges in Manitoba

(Posted:10/31/2010)
MB: Watch for icy bridges around Portage la Prairie... several accidents reported.
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Highway Weather update

(Posted:11/01/2010)
Canada: Rain in BC Coastal area & Vancouver Island, and in Maritimes. lingering snow in Quebec.

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