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Appraching Rockies west of Calgary

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Why Visit Canada?

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


Trans-Canada Highway Construction News, Weather Conditions and Feature Stories

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Weather Alerts & Highway Conditions

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

Strong winds on TCH in Cape Breton and around Port aux Basques up to Deer Lake

(Posted:11/16/2017)

NS/NL: A low pressure system will develop over southern New England this afternoon then cross southern New Brunswick overnight tonight to lie over the Gulf of Saint Lawrence Friday afternoon. Wreckhouse wind warning in effect for Channel-Port aux Basques and area. Strong southeast winds will develop across Cape Breton tonight with gusts up to 100 km/h expected overnight and Friday morning. Winds will diminish by noon Friday.

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Winter storm along TCH #17 from Sudbury to Ottawa

(Posted:11/16/2017)

ON: A low pressure system is expected to track over Southern Ontario on Saturday, bringing significant snow or rain to the area through the weekend. Heaviest precipitation on Saturday into Saturday night, tapering to scattered flurries on Sunday. There is uncertainty as to type of precipitation. Snowfall is expected in areas north of Ottawa and Highway 7. In the South, precipitation will most likely be rain.

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Freezing rain from Drumheller to Medicine Hat to Swift Current, maybe extending to Regina

(Posted:11/16/2017)

AB/SK: A low pressure system developed over southern Alberta early this morning and is expected to intensify and track northeastward through Saskatchewan today. Warm air is being advected north with this system, with sub-zero surface temperatures conditions are prime for freezing rain. There have already been some reports of freezing rain in Alberta. The freezing rain hazard should end later this morning. 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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Snowfall along TCH #3 Crowsnest Route 20-25 cm from Osoyoos to Kootenay Lake

(Posted:11/15/2017)

BC: An approaching cold front will move into the BC interior today. Snow is expected to begin this morning across Highway 3 - Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass and intensify by this afternoon. Periods of snow will persist through tonight as the front stalls over the area. Total snowfall amounts of 20 to 25 cm are expected by Thursday morning.

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Snow & freezing rain in Northern New Brunswick

(Posted:11/15/2017)

NB: Snow is forecast to begin over northwestern New Brunswick near noon Thursday. The snow will likely mix with or change to rain or freezing rain Thursday afternoon. Overnight, change back to snow, with moderate to heavy snow Friday before tapering off to flurries late in the day. Motorists are advised that snow covered and slippery roads are likely Thursday night and Friday.

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Travel Articles

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Canadian Road Trip itineraries on TransCanadaHighway.com Canadian Road Trip itineraries on TransCanadaHighway.com

Over 40 detailed Trans-Canada Highway Travelling Itineraries for takint you coast to coast and to-from Toronto

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Highway Overview of the Trans- CanadaHighway Overview of the Trans- Canada

How long? From where to where? What provinces connected? What Highway numbers?Top attractions?

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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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Trans-Canada highway historyTrans-Canada highway history

Trans-Canada Highway History from early explorers , the motorized era, to Trans-Canada Highway construction

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Camping in CanadaCamping in Canada

Camping is popular in the period where nights are free of both frost and snow, either of which can quickly take the fun out of tenting vacation.

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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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Manitoba route of the Trans-Canada Highway Manitoba route of the Trans-Canada Highway

Details of the route and the attractions along the Trans-Canada Highway through the province of Manitoba, including Winnipeg, Portage la Prairie, and Brandon

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New Brunswick  route of the Trans-Canada Highway New Brunswick route of the Trans-Canada Highway

Details of the route and the attractions along the Trans-Canada Highway through the province of New Brunswick, incluidng Moncton, Fredericton and Grand Falls

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Trans-Canada Highway across British ColumbiaTrans-Canada Highway across British Columbia

BC: Details of the route and the attractions along the Trans-Canada Highway through the province of BC, including through Golden, Revelstoke, Salmon Arm, Kamloops, Hope, Vancouver and Victoria

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

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

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Routes & Itineraries

Here are some featured segment itineraries along Trans Canada Highway:

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Alberta: Highway #1 between Lake Louise and CalgaryAlberta: Highway #1 between Lake Louise and Calgary

AB: Here is the itinerary for the 180 km along Highway #1 between Lake Louise and Calgary, via Banff and Canmore:

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Quebec: between Montreal and Quebec City-Levis (via Highway #40 |and #20)Quebec: between Montreal and Quebec City-Levis (via Highway #40 |and #20)

QC: Here is the itinerary for the 246 km along Highway #40 |and #20 between Montreal and Quebec City-Levis , via , via Drummondville

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Newfoundland: Port-aux-Basques ferry dock to Corner Brook, NewfoundlandNewfoundland: Port-aux-Basques ferry dock to Corner Brook, Newfoundland

NL: Here is the itinerary for the 220 km along #1 from Port-aux-Basques ferry dock (from North Sydney, Nova Scotia) to Corner Brook

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Ontario: between Ottawa, Ontario and Montreal, Quebec via #417Ontario: between Ottawa, Ontario and Montreal, Quebec via #417

ON: Here is the itinerary for the 186 km along Ontario #417 and Quebec #40 between Ottawa, Ontario and Montreal, Quebec:

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

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

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Cities to Visit

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

Hamilton, Ontario travel informationHamilton, Ontario travel information

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

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Kitchener-Waterloo Travel informationKitchener-Waterloo Travel information

ON: Kitchener-Waterloo is located in the heartland of Southern Ontario, also called Canada^s Technology Triangle

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Ottawa, Ontario Travel information Ottawa, Ontario Travel information

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

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Toronto, Ontario Travel InformationToronto, Ontario Travel Information

ON: Toronto is not only Canada^s business and head office capital, but Toronto it is a shopper^s paradise.

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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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