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Appraching Rockies west of Calgary

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 pop-up MENU, above right.

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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:

Frost Warnings along TCH #16 from Saskatoo nto Edmonton

(Posted:09/14/2017)

AB/SK: With clearing skies and light winds, temperatures are expected to fall near freezing tonight. Cover up plants, especially those in frost-prone areas. Take preventative measures to protect frost-sensitive plants and trees.

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Severe thunderstorm warning west of Nipigon and Thunder Bay along #17 and #11

(Posted:09/14/2017)

ON: Clusters of strong to severe thunderstorms have moved into Northwestern Ontario from northern Minnesota, capable of producing up to ping pong ball size hail and heavy rain. rrential rainfall of 50 to 100 mm is the main threat with this cluster. Large hail is also a threat.

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Highway 1 closed in both directions 35 km W of Alberta/BC border, near Field

(Posted:08/29/2017)

BC: Highway 1 closed in both directions 35 km W of Alberta/BC border, near Field, B.C. after ‘traffic incident’

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Tropical cyclone affecting TCH in Nova Scotia & Newfoundland

(Posted:08/29/2017)

NS, NL: Potential Tropical Cyclone Ten still struggling to develop into a tropical storm near the southeast U.S. coast. It will track across offshore Canadian waters on Thursday as an intense post-tropical system.

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Severe thunderstorm watch along TCH #17 between Kenora, Thunder Bay, and Marathon

(Posted:08/29/2017)

ON: Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts, large hail and heavy rain. Thunderstorms have developed this afternoon and evening along a cold front moving from the northwest to southeast today. Large hail can damage property and cause injury. Strong wind gusts can toss loose objects, break branches off trees and overturn large vehicles.

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Travel Articles

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Lakes |and Oceans of Canada

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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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Trans-Canada Highway Travelling ItinerariesTrans-Canada Highway Travelling Itineraries

the entire 7,821 km route broken into nice bite-sized drivable segments with details on what to expect, see, and do on each segment.(with over 3500 points!)

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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:

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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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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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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Geography |and GeoscapesGeography |and Geoscapes

Great links b out different geoforms of Canada, and lots of great mapping links

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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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Routes & Itineraries

Here are some featured segment itineraries along Trans Canada Highway:

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Nova Scotia: Route #104 from Truro to New Glasgow, Nova ScotiaNova Scotia: Route #104 from Truro to New Glasgow, Nova Scotia

NS: Here is the itinerary for the 56 km along Route #104 from Truro to New Glasgow, Nova Scotia:

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Toronto bypass: Parry Sound to Sudbury, via Route 69/400Toronto bypass: Parry Sound to Sudbury, via Route 69/400

ON: Here is the itinerary for the 153 km route along Route 69 from Parry Sound to Sudbury (a continuation of the route from Toronto to Parry Sound):

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Toronto bypass: from Toronto to Kingston along Highway 401Toronto bypass: from Toronto to Kingston along Highway 401

ON: Here is the itinerary for the 309 km from Toronto to Kingston along Highway 401, also known as the Macdonald-Cartier Freeway (Continuing with segment from Kingston to Montreal),

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BC Highway #1 between Kamloops and RevelstokeBC Highway #1 between Kamloops and Revelstoke

BC: Here is the itinerary for the 219 km along the #1 between Kamloops and Revelstoke, via Salmon Arm and Sicamous

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BC Highway #1 between Hope and KamloopsBC Highway #1 between Hope and Kamloops

BC: This is the itinerary for the 291 km along the #1 between Hope and Kamloops via the #1, via the Fraser Canyon, Lytton, and along the Thompson River

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Cities to Visit

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

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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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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Halifax, Nova Scotia Travel InformationHalifax, Nova Scotia Travel Information

NS: Halifax is a city with 380,000 residents with a large deep-water harbour on the Atlantic Ocean, and unique and important historic sites, including the Halifax Citadel

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Drumheller, Alberta Travel informationDrumheller, Alberta Travel information

AB: Drumheller is located 138 km northeast of Calgary, and is the gateway to the badlands of the Red Deer River Valley, and is home to the Royal Tyrell Museum

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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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