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International Trails Day in Summerside, PEI

June 19th, 2008

On Saturday June 7th 2008, Grace Blackette, Program Coordinator with Island Trails, organized a cycling event in PEI’s second city of Summerside. Many cyclists entered the Confederation Trail, the island’s 350 km section of the Trans Canada Trail, in downtown Summerside and rode to the scenic Acadian village of Wellington in the western end of [...]

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Media Release – Winnipeg welcomes Trans Canada Trail national delegates

June 11th, 2008

For immediate release Winnipeg, MB: June 11, 2008 — On Friday June 13, the Minister of Healthy Living Kerri Irvin-Ross, along with Paul Jordan of the Winnipeg Trails Association, will officially welcome Trans Canada Trail Board Chair Valerie Pringle and national delegates to Winnipeg. The ceremony will take place at The Forks starting at 1 [...]

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June 7 Marks First-Ever Saskatchewan Trails Day

June 6th, 2008

The Saskatchewan Trails Association (STA) has announced that the first-ever Saskatchewan Trails Day will take place on Saturday, June 7, 2008. The day will celebrate the beauty and the benefits of the Trans Canada Trail and the numerous other recreational trails in the province, with a focus on tourism, healthy lifestyles, and the conservation of [...]

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P.A.W.S to enjoy the Assiniboine Forest in Manitoba

June 5th, 2008

Dogs and their humans are welcome to enjoy Trails Day, starting at 10:00 am on Saturday, June 7th. This and other fun-filled events are listed on the MRTA website. There’s plenty of fun for the whole family. While you’re visiting, check out the listings for walking, hiking and biking events all season long. The Greater [...]

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More International Trails Day celebrations in Ontario

June 5th, 2008

Oxford County Trails Day starts at 9:00 am and runs until 3:00. Go to the City of Woodstock website for all the details. Rainbow Routes and Heart Health of Sudbury are partners in The Great Trail Event to be held in Capreol on Sunday, June 8. Check it out Is there an event in your [...]

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The Trans Canada Trail celebrates connection on Prince Edward Island

The Trans Canada Trail and the Province of Prince Edward Island are thrilled to announce the full connection of the Province’s portion of the Trans Canada Trail, known as the Confederation Trail. Prince Edward Island is the second province to connect its section of the TCT.

Press release (pdf)

Honorary section of Trail at Rideau Hall and 24 Sussex

A new honorary section of Trans Canada Trail was officially unveiled on the grounds of Rideau Hall and 24 Sussex by Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, and Mrs. Sharon Johnston, TCT Patrons, and Mrs. Laureen Harper, Honorary Chair of the TCT Chapter 150 Campaign. (May 24, 2013)

- Press release (pdf)

 

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)

- Press release (pdf) or redirect to CNW Matthews

- Website: Greenway.TCTrail.ca

 

BioKit

Trans Canada Trail and Environment Canada-Biosphere launch BioKit (Oct. 13, 2011)

- Press release (pdf) or redirect to CNW Matthews

- BioKit (pdf)

 

Tribute to Dr. Camu

The Trans Canada Trail honours founder Dr. Pierre Camu (June 2, 2010)

- Redirect to CNW Matthews

- 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

Published features

- The Globe and Mail special information feature (June 28, 2014): Our Canadian Journey

- The Globe and Mail special information feature (June 28, 2013): What does it take to build one of the world's longest and grandest trails? Your help (pdf)

- 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.

- Ottawa Life (August 2012) features the Trans Canada Trail in Get Out There and Explore Coast-to-Coast-to-Coast (pdf)  or redirect to Ottawa Life 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.

Radio Features

- Julie Brouard, TCT's former 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 

Newsletter archives

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PSA Videos

September 2014 PSA, featuring Premier Ghiz, Julie Payette and Russ Girling

October 2013 PSA, featuring Laureen Harper, Paul Brandt and Governor General David Johnston

February 2013 PSA, featuring Laureen Harper, Paul Brandt and Governor General David Johnston

 

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Photo by: Betty Anne Graves
Trail: Banff Legacy Trail