For a project of this scope and magnitude to succeed, it must have the support of Canadians from all walks of life and every level of society. Hundreds of local Trail organizations are helping us make history and build the Trans Canada Trail.
We are honoured to work with more than 400 local Trail groups, municipalities and conservation authorities that build and manage the local sections of the Trail. The local Trail builders are, without doubt, the lifeblood of the Trail. They do everything from planning Trail routes, raising funds, clearing brush and installing bridges, to securing permits, putting up signs, running events and encouraging people to get out and enjoy the Trail.
To find out more about becoming a local Trail builder please contact one of the Provincial or Territorial organizations below.
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Provincial and Territorial partners
The Trans Canada Trail is represented by provincial and territorial organizations in every region. These organizations work at the regional and local levels to ensure the Trail is planned and built according to the needs and desires of local communities.
To find Trail organizations in your area, select your province or territory from the drop-down menu.
Linda Strong-Watson, Executive Director
Local: (780) 422-7150
Toll free: (877) 987-2457
Squamish - Lillooet Regional District
Allison Macdonald, Parks and Trails Coordinator & Chair, Vision 2017 Trail Committee
Office: (604) 698-6158
Manitoba Recreational Trails Association (MRTA)
Elise Finnigan, Executive Director (Maternity leave replacement)
Tel: (204) 786-2688
Fax: (204) 945-1365
New Brunswick Trails Council Inc.
Poul Jorgensen, Executive Director
Toll free: (800) 526-7070
Newfoundland and Labrador
Newfoundland T'Railway Council
Terry Morrison, Executive Director
Tel: (709) 256-8833
Mobile: (709) 424-2281
NWT Recreation and Parks Association (NWTRPA)
Geoff Ray, Executive Director
Tel: (867) 669-8380
Fax: (867) 669-6791
Nova Scotia Trails Federation
Vanda Jackson, Executive Director
Tel: (902) 425-5450 ext. 325
Fax: (902) 425-5606
Nunavut Parks and Special Places
Cameron DeLong, Manager of Planning and Operations
Tel: (867) 975-7725
Fax: (867) 975-7747
Trans Canada Trail Ontario
Melissa Pomeroy, General Manager
Prince Edward Island
Doug Murray, Trans Canada Trail Representative
Tel: (902) 569-2634
Fax: (902) 569-1798
Conseil québécois du sentier Transcanadien
Richard Senécal, Executive Director
Tel: (450) 774-0597
Trans Canada Trail
Kristen Gabora, TCT Coordinator
Tel: (306) 571-9087
Our Strategic Plan
Together Connected, Trans Canada Trail's 2012-2017 Strategic Plan, sets out our five-year plan to connect the Trail from coast to coast to coast as a centrepiece for Canada's 150th anniversary celebrations in 2017.