The TCT Chapter 150 Campaign

<p>Stretching 24,000 kilometres from coast to coast to coast, the Trans  Canada Trail will be the longest and grandest in the world. To achieve  this bold dream, the TCT’s <em>Chapter 150</em> Campaign is raising $75 million  to fully connect the Trail for Canada’s 150th anniversary in 2017.</p>

Trans Canada Trail Connections
Laureen Harper joins Chapter 150 Campaign Cabinet

Laureen Harper joins Chapter 150 Campaign Cabinet

The Trans Canada Trail Foundation is delighted to announce that beginning in March 2016, Laureen Harper joins the TCT’s Chapter 150 Campaign as an active volunteer member of the Campaign Cabinet.

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Yukon Achieves a Trans Canada Trail Connection Milestone

Yukon Achieves a Trans Canada Trail Connection Milestone

In late February 2016, the TCT proudly celebrated the Yukon’s Trail connection milestone in Whitehorse, where CIBC also officially unveiled a $750,000 gift destined to accelerate the development of the TCT across Canada.

This summer, the TCT was delighted to welcome the TD Bank Group 
and the Ontario Trillium Foundation as new members of the Chapter 150 Campaign, at an historic outdoor event on the shores of Lake Superior in Thunder Bay, Ontario.
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 Manitoba makes a major investment in the Trail

Manitoba makes a major investment in the Trail

This past November, the Government of Manitoba committed to contributing $800,000 to the development of the TCT in the province, in an effort to help ensure full connection by 2017. TCT Champion and Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger made the announcement at a press conference held in the legislative building in Winnipeg, accompanied by TCT Foundation Co-Chair Hartley Richardson and Trails Manitoba Chair Ian Hughes.

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Celebrating Saskatchewan

Celebrating Saskatchewan

In October 2015, the TCT Board of Directors met in Regina, Saskatchewan and hosted a reception to thank our many partners in Saskatchewan for their amazing work in the recent success of Trail development in the province: up from 34% to 71% connection in one year!

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$500,000 gift from Scotiabank for Trail development in New Brunswick

$500,000 gift from Scotiabank for Trail development in New Brunswick

On October 26, 2015, the Trans Canada Trail (TCT) was thrilled to announce a $500,000 gift from Scotiabank– funds to be matched at 50% by the Government of Canada-for a total of $750,000 in Trail-development funding for New Brunswick at Mount Allison University in Sackville, N.B.

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Trans Canada Trail welcomes $2 million gift from the TD Bank Group and the Ontario Trillium Foundation, matched by Government of Canada

Trans Canada Trail welcomes $2 million gift from the TD Bank Group and the Ontario Trillium Foundation, matched by Government of Canada

On June 19, 2015 at Fort William Historical Park in Thunder Bay, Ontario, the TCT held an event to announce it has received a $2 million joint gift from TD Bank Group and the Ontario Trillium Foundation – funds that have been matched by the Government of Canada with another $1 million grant, for a total of $3 million in Trail development funding for Northern Ontario.

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Canada’s history was forged by pioneers and trailblazers: People whose bold vision is shared by many of today’s iconic Canadian leaders. As TCT Chapter 150 members, these modern-day nation-builders are helping to achieve the full connection of Canada’s magnificent national Trail.

Chapter 150 Members

Leadership Donors

Stretching 24,000 kilometres from coast to coast to coast, the Trans Canada Trail will be the longest and grandest in the world. To achieve this bold dream, the TCT’s Chapter 150 Campaign is raising $75 million to fully connect the Trail for Canada’s 150th anniversary in 2017.

View our Case for Support


To learn more, contact:

Simone Hicken
Vice-President,
Resource Development
E: SHicken@tctrail.ca
T: (905) 699-2822

Video Gallery

<p>Working together to connect the Trail</p>

Working together to connect the Trail

A joint message from Valerie Pringle and Hartley Richardson (TCT Foundation co-chairs), Paul LaBarge (TCT chair) and Deborah Apps (TCT president & CEO)

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<p>Why do our national champions support the TCT? Veteran broadcaster Valerie Pringle interviews beloved Canadian icons – Sarah McLachlan, Martin Short, Rick Mercer and Tom Jackson – about why they support the Trans Canada Trail.</p>

Why do our national champions support the TCT? Veteran broadcaster Valerie Pringle interviews beloved Canadian icons – Sarah McLachlan, Martin Short, Rick Mercer and Tom Jackson – about why they support the Trans Canada Trail.

By Valerie Pringle, Co-Chair of the TCT Foundation Board

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<p>The Trans Canada Trail has the ability to instil pride in our  country, connect Canadians across the land and nurture a sense of our  shared national journey...</p>

The Trans Canada Trail has the ability to instil pride in our country, connect Canadians across the land and nurture a sense of our shared national journey...

By Hartley T. Richardson, Co-Chair of the TCT Foundation Board

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