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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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Trail events in New Brunswick on Saturday, June 7th

June 5th, 2008

June is Recreation and Parks month in the province and Trails Day will be celebrated with events at Atholville’s Sugarloaf Provincial Park, in the capital city of Fredericton, and at Coronation Park in Bathurst. Recreation New Brunswick and the New Brunswick Trails Council have collaborated on the Sugarloaf event which gives participants the opportunity to [...]

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Just in time for Trails Day – 310 km in Northern Ontario

June 5th, 2008

TORONTO, June 5 /CNW/ – Trail users in Northwestern Ontario will celebrate International Trails Day – Saturday, June 7 – by hiking, cycling and canoeing newly-designated sections of the Trans Canada Trail. The routing of the Trans Canada Trail on existing hiking trails, cross-country skiing trails and canoe routes within nine Ontario provincial parks is [...]

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Nova Scotia Trails Day events this Saturday

June 5th, 2008

In addition to the Mabou Trail celebration happening on Cape Breton, there are at least six celebrations to take part on the “mainland”. Here’s the list: Annapolis County Trails’ Society Walk/Ride Yarmouth County Third Annual Trails Day Activities Pictou County Family Hike and Cape-to-Cape Trail Ceremony Cole Harbour Parks & Trail Association guided walks with [...]

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Busy season on “the gentle island” – PEI events

June 4th, 2008

Island Trails has planned another exceptional season of cycling events, including a bike ride from Summerside to Wellington on Saturday, June 7th, International Trails Day. Meeting time is 10:00 am at the Summerside Library. Riders will be accompanied by Trail Officer Volunteers. This is an excellent opportunity to participate in the inaugural Trans Canada Trail [...]

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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: Jeannette Klein
Trail: Kananaskis Country Park