Trans Canada Highway

An Iron Horse Charges Through Me. Where Am I?

Posted 05.23.2017 | Canada Living

An unforgettable seven-hour road trip north of Toronto, or a quick one hour flight, will bring you to Sault Ste. Marie, affectionately called “The Soo.” It’s a stunning region that has the perfect balance of vibrant city life and tranquil nature.

Nature Carved Me. Trade Built Me. Where Am I?

Posted 05.23.2017 | Canada Living

Below the towering trees of Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. is a bounty of fascinating tales that describe the region’s journey to becoming a hub of culture, outdoor adventure and commerce.

Manitoba Blizzard Leaves Dozens Of Drivers Stranded On Highway

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.07.2017 | Canada

The storm prompted some school divisions to shut down.

B.C.'s Propaganda Department Cranks Up Production

Dermod Travis | Posted 12.23.2016 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

It's official. After hitting send to more than 2,680 news releases this year, the B.C. government's Communications and Public Engagement Office is now scraping the bottom of the barrel for an excuse -- any excuse -- to trumpet the government's prowess.

Mountie Can't Get Beaver Off Highway In Most Canadian Standoff

The Huffington Post Canada | Jessica Chin | Posted 11.15.2016 | Canada British Columbia

"What can be more iconic than an RCMP officer — a Mountie — moving along this great Canadian symbol, the beaver?"

Truck Fire Closes Trans-Canada Near Kamloops

CP | Posted 11.20.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Two people have been taken to hospital but the driver of the tanker was not hurt

Poor Pigs Get Loose On Highway After Truck Swerves To Avoid Moose

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.06.2015 | Canada Alberta

The driver lost control while swerving to avoid a moose.

Bogus Aircraft Distress Call Closes Trans-Canada Highway

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.16.2016 | Canada Alberta

No proof that any aircraft was ever in distress.

Calgary Motorcyclist Clocked At Ridiculous Speed In Banff

The Canadian Press | CP | Posted 03.27.2015 | Canada Alberta

BANFF, Alta. -- The new "Fast And Furious" movie is coming out, but it seems RCMP west of Calgary got a preview of what might be in that flick. Off...

The Enchanted Forest In B.C. Is For Sale, But Don't Worry..

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The owner is "picky about who to hand it over to."

2 Dead In Multi-Vehicle Highway Crash Near Revelstoke

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.04.2015 | Canada British Columbia

REVELSTOKE, B.C. - A four-vehicle accident east of Revelstoke, B.C., has claimed the lives of two women and closed a section of the Trans-Canada Highw...

Goats On a Roof and More Curiosities on Vancouver Island

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 02.07.2015 | Canada Travel
Adrian Brijbassi

More than one million visitors arrive every year to see this accidental tourist attraction. The goats first appeared 40 years ago, when the Coombs market was built by Norwegian immigrants who had grown up with sod roofs and wanted to bring that feature to their adopted country.

Truck Hauling Explosive Material Catches Fire Near Kamloops

CP | Tim Petruk, Kamloops This Week, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.06.2015 | Canada British Columbia

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - Trailers carrying about 40,000 kilograms of highly explosive ammonium nitrate have been hauled away from the scene of a truck fire th...

Why You'll Fall For Golden, B.C. | Posted 11.11.2014 | Canada Travel

Trekking eight hours up a steep mountain trail to reach a famous field of "stone bugs." Not your average hike. But nor is the destination. Containing arguably the most important fossils ever discovered, the Burgess Shale field, located near the top of Mount Stephen in Yoho National Park, was awarded UNESCO World Heritage Site status in 1981.

Wrong-Way Driver Crashes Into Family Van

CBC | Posted 05.13.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A 2-year-old girl and a wrong-way driver suffered serious injuries when a panel van slammed head-on into a family minivan last night on the Trans-Cana...

Another Kamloops Teacher Dies In Car Accident

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.13.2014 | Canada British Columbia

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - The superintendent of the Kamloops school district says a teacher has been killed in a traffic accident in British Columbia's eastern...

LOOK: Time-Lapse Trip Across Canada

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Five engineering students at the University of Victoria (UVic) took the trip of a lifetime last summer, driving the length of the Trans-Canada Highway...

Trans-Canada Highway Open

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 06.26.2013 | Canada Alberta

The Trans-Canada Highway opened for private and commercial vehicles on Wednesday, after it was closed by flooding in southern Alberta on June 20. O...

LOOK: Flood Photos Taken By Frontline RCMP

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 06.27.2013 | Canada Alberta

RCMP released photos taken by by frontline officers of the devastation and chaos that floodwaters caused in southern Alberta. Streets in High River...

Drivers Rescued From Trans-Canada

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.20.2013 | Canada Alberta

Heavy rains in southern Alberta have caused flooding, mudslides and the closure of the Trans-Canada Highway around the scenic mountain towns of Banff ...

Accidents, Snowfall Close B.C. Roads

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.10.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Authorities around British Columbia have been forced to close sections of highway because of several accidents as well as avalanche-contro...

Idle No More Protest Closes Ontario Highway

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.21.2013 | Canada Impact

ESPANOLA, Ont. - An aboriginal protest closed the Trans-Canada Highway near Espanola, in northern Ontario, for about three hours today.Ontario Provinc...

PEI Politicians Need to Listen to the People

Cynthia Dennis | Posted 12.30.2012 | Canada Politics
Cynthia Dennis

If you've spent any time in P.E.I. of late, perhaps you've witnessed the placards and bumper stickers posted everywhere pleading, "STOP PLAN B." A brief synopsis of the sordid tale is that essentially the Federal Government told little old P.E.I. they've got millions of dollars set aside for us if we agree to a realignment of a teensy portion of the Trans Canada Highway. The only catch is that we've gotta pay for some of it too.

Fast.. Like A Mail Truck?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.18.2012 | Canada British Columbia

WEST VANCOUVER, B.C. - No longer will Canada Post be known as snail mail to police in West Vancouver, B.C.The department says it impounded a postal va...

B.C. Avalanche Risk Rated High

CBC | Posted 02.27.2012 | Canada

Heavy snow and the risk of avalanches have closed several B.C. mountain passes, including the Trans-Canada Highway between Golden and Revelstoke. ...