News and Media
September 16th, 2007
The Achilles Track Club of Peterborough is organizing this event, which runs from Kinmount to Peterborough and finishes on the TCT in Jackson’s Park. This year’s edition is to be a fundraiser in memory of local runner Karen Blair. Tony Braithwaite, Treasurer of the club, has arranged for a $400.00 message donation in honour of [...]
September 11th, 2007
The very first Trail pavilion, which celebrated its tenth anniversary in 2006, was the site of a panel unveiling held on Sunday, September 16th at 1:30 p.m. New metre inscriptions representing 84 donors were shown off along with 5 new special messages and a Kilometre Club donation from Bell Canada. The pavilion is located on [...]
August 31st, 2007
The Community Centre grounds will be a busy place on Saturday, September 8th. A Health Fair is planned, incorporating a 5 km Run/Walk which will start at 10:30 am. Registration for the Run/Walk starts bright and early at 8:00 am. The official panel unveiling will take place at 1:30 pm. The Trail Marker is located [...]
July 16th, 2007
Our thanks to the students and staff of Mountain View Elementary School in Collingwood, Ontario. They raised $50 .00 for the Trans Canada Trail this past Earth Day. Go Mountain View Mounties!
June 27th, 2007
You must must must read Farmer Brown’s vivid account of a six-day trip taken on the Casque-Isles section of the Voyageur Trail. Lovingly written, beautifully detailed, and guaranteed to motivate the staunchest of couch potatoes. And funny. Do. Not. Miss.
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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