News and Media
April 10th, 2007
A plan to connect the Trans Canada Trail with a new bridge has been approved by the Langley Township council. Construction has begun on the Golden Ears Bridge, which will cross the Fraser River, providing a vital link from Langley to Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows. A photo rendering of the future, completed bridge. Spectacular [...]
February 21st, 2007
Congratulations to Valerie Pringle, Chair of the Trans Canada Trail Board and Broadcast Journalist, on her recent appointment to the Order of Canada. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, Governor General of Canada, announced the latest appointments to the Order on Tuesday, February 20th. The Trans Canada Trail Board and staff are delighted that [...]
February 20th, 2007
A hearty congratulations to Pierre Vercheval, spokesman for the Trans Canada Trail in Quebec and the newest member of the Canadian Football League’s Hall of Fame. He is the first francophone Quebecer to be named to the Hall. During his fourteen-year CFL career, he won two Grey Cups and was named a league all star [...]
January 24th, 2007
National Geographic Adventures magazine has included two British Columbia getaways on its list of World’s 25 Best New Adventures for 2007. “Cycling the Okanagan Valley” is offered by Austin-Lehman adventures of Montana and was developed with the help of the Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association and the Canadian Tourism Commission. Billed as “Multisport of Napa North” [...]
January 23rd, 2007
North Vancouver Pavilion Opening Photo courtesy of David Turner. The Friendship Pavilion opening ceremonies with members of the Squamish Nation on hand to bless the totem poles. Darren Yelton, of the Coast Salish Nation, carved and later painted both totem poles. He has been carving since the age of thirteen and is a now a [...]
Path of the Paddle
Trans Canada Trail Ontario hosts Community Information Sessions to showcase the "Path of the Paddle" project: a Tourism Destination Product in northwestern Ontario (June 29, 2012)
- Press release (pdf)
Go the Greenway
Trans Canada Trail launches greenways campaign (June 21, 2012)
- Website: Greenway.TCTrail.ca
- Newsletter dispatch (pdf)
Trans Canada Trail and Environment Canada-Biosphere launch BioKit (Oct. 13, 2011)
- BioKit (pdf)
Tribute to Dr. Camu
The Trans Canada Trail honours founder Dr. Pierre Camu (June 2, 2010)
- Redirect to CNW Matthews
In the news
- The Globe and Mail's National Philanthropy Day special (November 15, 2012) featured the Trans Canada Trail on pages 2 and 5. (pdf)
- MacLean’s (via the Canadian Press) mentions the Trans Canada Trail as a priority in its September 24, 2012 article, MPs say Ottawa needs to-do list for Canada’s 150th birthday.
- Canadian Geographic (July/August 2012) features the Path of the Paddle, a 900-km water route on the Trans Canada Trail, in Path of the Paddle: A wild new canoe link on the Trans Canada Trail (pdf), by Hap Wilson, or redirect to Canadian Geographic website.
- The Globe and Mail special information feature (June 29, 2012): Countdown to 2017 (pdf)
- Via Rail's Destinations magazine features the Trans Canada Trail (June 2012): Once There Were Rails (pdf)
- YorkU Magazine's Summer 2012 edition features Pierre Lassonde, a Trans Canada Trail Foundation board member, in Heart of Gold (pdf)
- Journal de Montréal (May 5 2012): Le sentier Transcanadien, un parcours de découvertes (pdf, French only)
- Ottawa Life Magazine (May-June 2012): The Natural: Laureen Harper talks family, fitness and Canadian Pride (pdf)
- National Geographic: Journeys of a Lifetime (pdf)
- Rails to Trails (Winter 2012): Canadian Spirit: The Trans Canada Trail (pdf)
- The Globe and Mail special information feature (July 1, 2011): Your Trail. Your Journey. (pdf)
- Parents Canada (June/July 2011) presents Happy Trails To You (pdf), a guide to exploring the Trans Canada Trail with children.
- Julie Brouard, communications director, talks about the Trail's 20th anniversary and the plan for the next five years on Les samedis du monde on Radio-Canada (July 7, 2012): Redirects to Radio-Canada (French only)
- Deborah Apps, president and CEO of the Trail, and Barb Trainor of Island Trails talk about PEI's trails and their goals on the island (May 24, 2012): Redirects to CBC Radio
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