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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:

Snowstorm on TCH along St Lawrence Valley over weekend


QC: An actual winter storm for Sunday and Monday On Sunday, a low pressure system from the American Midwest will bring a mix of winterly precipitation to several regions of Quebec. Snow changing to freezing rain is possible for the Greater Montreal, the Outaouais and the Eastern Townships. Regions farther north may receive significant snowfall amounts. The storm will continue on Monday as the band of heavy snow and freezing rain will spread toward Quebec City.

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Snowfall expected along TCH #17 and southern Ontario, with some freezing rain


ON: A messy mix of snow, ice pellets and freezing rain this weekend. A complex weather system will affect much of Southern and Eastern Ontario this weekend and possibly into Monday. Snow and ice pellets will likely affect portions of Central and Eastern Ontario Friday night into Saturday night with significant accumulations possible. On Sunday, precipitation is expected to change to freezing rain, particularly over Eastern Ontario where several hours of freezing rain are possible.

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Snowfall 10-20 cm expected in southern Alberta


AB: Snowfall, with total amounts of 10-20 cm is expected, moving from Idaho this morning into southwestern Alberta. 10 cm of snow is expected in the Pincher Creek and Cardston regions with locally 20 cm expected near the BC and International borders including Waterton Lakes National Park. Snow will begin to taper off early Thursday evening.

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Fog advisory for Calgary and much of southern Alberta this morning.


AB: Along with the fog there is also a risk of freezing drizzle. The area of fog will dissipate this morning when the snow moves into the area.

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Two systems to hit Newfoundland over weekend


NL: The first of these will arrive on Saturday, with precipitation to begin as snow across the entire Island, before changing to rain over all but western and northern areas. The rain will be heaviest over southeastern parts of the Island, with strong southwesterly winds. The second system will bring snow for most areas on Sunday afternoon or evening. There may be rain again over southern and eastern parts of the Island, and a period of freezing rain over central areas.

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Travel Articles

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Travel Planning Tips and Links for the Trans-Canada Highway

Here is a summary of Trans-Canada Highway Travel Tips: Trip Information, Trip Information, What You Can See, Cycling and camping on yoiu rtrip

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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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Cycling Across Canada on Trans-Canada HighwayCycling Across Canada on Trans-Canada Highway

Our Route Itineraries now include elevation charts, so you can see how hilly a segment is, and plan your rest stops appropriately

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Rocks |and Minerals of CanadaRocks |and Minerals of Canada

infomation about landforms, landscapes, rocks, minerals. and fossils

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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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Provinces to Visit

Here are some featured provinces along the Trans Canada Highway:

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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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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P.E.I. route of the Trans-Canada HighwayP.E.I. route of the Trans-Canada Highway

Details of the route and the attractions along the Trans-Canada Highway through the province of Prince Edward Island, across the Confederation Bridge to Charlottetown and to the Woods Island Ferry

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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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Ontario routes of the Trans-Canada Highway Ontario routes of the Trans-Canada Highway

Details of the route and the attractions along the Trans-Canada Highway through the province of Ontario, inlcuding Ottawa, Sudbury, Sault Ste Marie, ThunderBay, and detour to /from Toronto

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Routes & Itineraries

Here are some featured segment itineraries along Trans Canada Highway:

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New Brunswick: Highway #2 between Grand Falls and Fredericton, New BrunswickNew Brunswick: Highway #2 between Grand Falls and Fredericton, New Brunswick

NB: Here is the itinerary for the 214 km along Highway #2 between Grand Falls and Fredericton, via Florenceville, Hartland, Woodstck

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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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Saskatchewan: #1 between Medicine Hat, AB and Swift CurrentSaskatchewan: #1 between Medicine Hat, AB and Swift Current

SK: Here is the itinerary for the 223 km along the #1 highway, between Medicine Hat, Alberta and Swift Current, Saskatchewan:

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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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PEI: from Moncton, NB  to Charlottetown, via Confederation BridgePEI: from Moncton, NB to Charlottetown, via Confederation Bridge

PE: Here is the itinerary for the 168 km from Moncton, NB over the Confederation Bridge between Cape Tourmantine, NB and Borden-Carleton, PEI to Charlottetown

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Cities to Visit

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

Salmon Arm, British Columbia Travel information Salmon Arm, British Columbia Travel information

BC: This 12,000 population city sits on Highway 1, midway between Kamloops and Revelstoke

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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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Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Travel InformationSaskatoon, Saskatchewan Travel Information

Sk: The city is magically wrapped around the South Saskatchewan River, which winds its way through the city. The town is home to the University of Saskatchewan

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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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Pembroke, Ontario Travel InformationPembroke, Ontario Travel Information

ON: Pembroke is the largest in the Upper Ottawa Valley, once surrounded by forests, and was a centre of the timber trade. Pembroke was the first community in Canada with electric street lights powered by the adjacent the hydro-electric plant

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