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This web site is THE source for information about travelling along the Trans-Canada Highway and travel around Canada. EXPLORE CANADA using the options above, or select a section of the Trans-Canada Highway for detailed itinerary, using the MENU, above. Check out our newly-added ULTIMATE Canadian Bucket List

Why Visit Canada?

The World's second biggest country is home to amazing scenery in several regions, combining stunning natural beauty, with cities full of very friendly people and great shopping. Driving the Trans-Canada is 3% urban and 97% nature and rural! Try and see all of it, or focus on just one region or province.

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Weather Alerts & Highway Conditions

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

Wind warning along TCH #1 across Manitoba


MB: Wind southeast 30 km/h gusting to 50. High minus 10. Wind chill minus 37 this morning and minus 17 this afternoon. Risk of frostbite.

Winter storm and freezing rain in Fraser Valley and Coquihalla


BC: The storm will arrive tonight with heavy snow beginning late this evening across the south coast. As warmer air associated with storm penetrates the region, the snow will begin to transition to rain. Timing this transition to rain is always challenging in these situations. There is a chance that this transition could be delayed resulting in higher snowfall amounts. It is also possible this transition will include a period of freezing rain.

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Dangerous Blizzard conditions along TCH #1 and particularly on Avalon Peninsula


NL: Dangerous blizzard conditions are expected, with very strong winds and visibility near zero in heavy snow and blowing snow. Snowfall of 40 to 75 cm, with highest amounts occurring over the northern Avalon Peninsula. Reports are the government is PULLING SNOWPLOUGHS off the roads! Maximum wind gusts: northerly 120 km/h, except 150 along parts of the coast. Time span: today until Saturday afternoon.

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BC Ferries says only ferries with weather delays are in Bella Coola area


BC: Sailing Cancellations Friday and Saturday on the Ocean Falls - Bella Coola - Shearwater - Bella Bella route. The MV Nimpkish has cancelled the Friday and Saturday sailings due to severe weather in the Bella Coola area causing ice and snow build up on the vessel

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Marine Atlantic has delayed their 23:45 ferry departures to Saturday at 11:45


NL: Marine Atlantic advises customers that due to impending weather conditions the following changes have been made to our schedule: the 11:45 today departures are on schedule, but the 23:45 (overnight) departures are deferred to 11:45 on Saturday

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Travel Articles

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Canadian Road Information on TransCanadaHighway.comCanadian Road Information on TransCanadaHighway.com

Latest weather updates, road conditions, highway construction and radar/speed traps

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Flora |and Forests of CanadaFlora |and Forests of Canada

information about flower plants, forest trees and species, provincial resources, and environmental groups

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Geography, Geology and Landforms of CanadaGeography, Geology and Landforms of Canada

Links for content about Geography |and Geoscapes, Lakes |and Oceans, Rocks |and Minerals (and Fossils), and Special Features

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updated our Provincial Forestry Resourcesupdated our Provincial Forestry Resources

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

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

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

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Provinces to Visit

Here are some featured provinces along the Trans Canada Highway:

Saskatchewan route of the Trans-Canada HighwaySaskatchewan route of the Trans-Canada Highway

Details of the route and the attractions along the Trans-Canada Highway through the province of Saskatchewan, including through Regina, Moose Jaw, Swift Current, and Saskatoon

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Newfoundland route of the Trans-Canada HighwayNewfoundland route of the Trans-Canada Highway

Details of the route and the attractions along the Trans-Canada Highway through the province of newfoundland and Lbrador, from Port aux Basques to Corner Brook, Grand Falls-Windsor, Gander, Clarenville, Whitbourne and St Johns

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Alberta Route of the Trans-Canada HighwayAlberta Route of the Trans-Canada Highway

AB: Information about the Trans-Canada Highway through Alberta, including Medicine Hat, Calgary, Banff and Lake Louise

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GAS Prices along the Trans-Canada HighwayGAS Prices along the Trans-Canada Highway

maps of lowest gas prices by neighourhood, in TCH communities from coast to coast

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Geography and GeoscapesGeography and Geoscapes

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

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Routes & Itineraries

Here are some featured segment itineraries along Trans Canada Highway:

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

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

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

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

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Manitoba: Manitoba #1 and the Ontario #17 between Winnipeg, Manitoba and Kenora, OntarioManitoba: Manitoba #1 and the Ontario #17 between Winnipeg, Manitoba and Kenora, Ontario

MB: Here is the itinerary for the 207 km along the Manitoba #1 and the Ontario #17 between Winnipeg, Manitoba and Kenora, Ontario:, via Falcon Lake

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

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

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BC Trans-Canada Highway Route: the #1 highway between Victoria and NanaimoBC Trans-Canada Highway Route: the #1 highway between Victoria and Nanaimo

BC: Here is the itinerary for the 142 km along the #1 highway between Victoria and Nanaimo (heading eastbound on the Trans-Canada):

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Cities to Visit

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

Thunder Bay, Ontario Travel InfomationThunder Bay, Ontario Travel Infomation

ON: Thunder Bay is one of the world^s largest grain-handling ports,and jumping-off point for Northwest Ontario resorts and lodges

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North Bay, Ontario Travel InformationNorth Bay, Ontario Travel Information

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

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Charlottetown, PEI Travel InformationCharlottetown, PEI Travel Information

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

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Kenora, Ontario Travel InformationKenora, Ontario Travel Information

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

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Kakabeka Falls, Ontario travel InformationKakabeka Falls, Ontario travel Information

ON: Wawa lies at an important junction of highway 17 south and highway 101 east into the major mining cities of Ontario^s North.

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