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

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Weather Alerts & Highway Conditions

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

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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Travel Articles

Here are some featured travel stories posted for the Trans Canada Highway:

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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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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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Movie Theatres and Movie Showtimes across CanadaMovie Theatres and Movie Showtimes across Canada

When travelling with family, you may need an evening of entertainment, or it may be the movie you^ve been waiting a while for is released while you are on vacation or on the road

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To and From Toronto, Ontario and the Trans-Canada HighwayTo and From Toronto, Ontario and the Trans-Canada Highway

ON: T.O. is NOT on the TCH! Overview of the different Trans-Canada routes through Ontario and getting to/from Toronto for the north or from the east

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Provinces to Visit

Here are some featured provinces along the Trans Canada Highway:

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

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

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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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Quebec route of the Trans-Canada Highway Quebec route of the Trans-Canada Highway

Details of the route and the attractions along the Trans-Canada Highway through the province of Quebec, incluing Riviere du Loup, Quebec City, and Montreal

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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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Nova Scotia route of the Trans-Canada Highway Nova Scotia route of the Trans-Canada Highway

Details of the route and the attractions along the Trans-Canada Highway through the province of Nova Scotia, form Amherst to Truro through Cape Breton to Sydney

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Routes & Itineraries

Here are some featured segment itineraries along Trans Canada Highway:

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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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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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Toronto bypass: Toronto through Barrie, Orillia and to Parry Sound via #400Toronto bypass: Toronto through Barrie, Orillia and to Parry Sound via #400

ON: Here is the itinerary for the 219 km route along #400 and #69 from Toronto through Barrie, Orillia and to Parry Sound. This route continues with Parry Sound to Sudbury (which is on the Trans-Canada)

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Ontario: #17 between Marathon and WawaOntario: #17 between Marathon and Wawa

ON: Here is the itinerary of the 180 km along #17 between Marathon and Wawa, via White River and Pukaskwa National Park

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Nova Scotia: between Moncton, New Brunswick and Truro, Nova ScotiaNova Scotia: between Moncton, New Brunswick and Truro, Nova Scotia

NS: Here is the itinerary for the 155 km along Highway #2 (NB) and Highway #104 (NS) between Moncton, New Brunswick and Truro, Nova Scotia:

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Cities to Visit

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

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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Oshawa, Ontario travel informationOshawa, Ontario travel information

ON: Oshawa began in 1760, and lay on the York-to-Kingston road, where in a mid-1800s farming implement and carriage works grew into General Motors Canada.

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Fredericton, New Brunswick Travel InformationFredericton, New Brunswick Travel Information

NB: Fredericton is the capital city of New Brunswick, with a population of 81,000, and lies on the St. John River, and the Trans-Canada Highway, only 100 km from the US border.

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Edmonton, Alberta Travel InformationEdmonton, Alberta Travel Information

AB: Edmonton has over 1,100,000 people and is the province^s center for oil and gas production and is the seat of Alberta^s government

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

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

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