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Manitoba makes a major investment in the Trail

November 10th, 2015

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 […]


Big plans ahead for Manitoba’s Crow Wing Trail

November 25th, 2014

Manitoba’s historic Crow Wing Trail stretches across 192 kilometres between the municipalities of Emerson and South Winnipeg. In the 1800s, the Crow Wing Trail was used to transport goods from the Métis Red River Settlement (present-day Winnipeg) on the Red River and the Ojibwa, Dakota and Métis Crow Wing Settlement on the Mississippi River (present-day […]


New section of Border to Beaches Trail opens

September 25th, 2014

Credit: Maureen Barchyn When Trails Manitoba’s Border to Beaches project is complete in 2015, it will link Manitoba’s border with Ontario to the beaches of Lake Winnipeg in Grand Beach Provincial Park, via 370 kilometres of high-quality Trail. On August 31, the newest 13-kilometre section of this Trail project, located in the South Whiteshell area, was […]


Mrs. Laureen Harper opens new stretch of Trans Canada Trail in Manitoba

October 8th, 2013

Trails Manitoba celebrated its 20th anniversary on Sept. 27 by officially opening an impressive 40-kilometre TCT segment on its Border to Beaches Trail.   This new section of Trans Canada Trail connects Old Pinawa Dam to Whiteshell Provincial Park and represents a major milestone in the Border to Beaches project, linking Manitoba’s Ontario border with […]


TCT volunteers celebrated for outstanding work in Manitoba

May 28th, 2013

  Longtime Trans Canada Trail volunteers Linda Morin and Ilse Ketelsen were presented with Diamond Jubilee Medals during a small ceremony that was held overlooking the Trail at the Manitoba Legislative Building in Winnipeg on May 7. Along with many other volunteers, Morin and Ketelsen have been instrumental in planning, building, signing and maintaining the […]


Winnipeg, MB has something for everyone on International Trails Day

June 2nd, 2012

The countdown is on! We’re five sleeps away from June 2nd – the day set aside to celebrate Trails. We’ll be posting event details right here throughout the week, as well as on Facebook, Twitter, and our Interactive Map. So stay tuned…and set aside some time this Saturday to explore and discover your local trails! […]


The Trail welcomes spring – and an innovative maintenance program – in Manitoba

May 15th, 2012

Our very own Jane Murphy, National Director of Trail, visited the settlement of Otterburne, 50 kilometres south of Winnipeg, to ring in spring with the Manitoba Recreational Trails Association, as it held its Annual General Meeting and Spring Workshop during the weekend of April 21-22. With thoughts of spring cleaning, trail maintenance was an important […]


International Trails Day

May 3rd, 2012

Good day everyone! Are you ready for it? International Trails Day is less than one month away! Do you have any plans for the big day, June 2, 2012? We’ll be updating our blog throughout the month with events happening across the country; click on your province under the Categories tab at the top of […]


Thursday, April 12: Trans Canada Trail hiker Dana Meise kicks off new season in Winnipeg, Manitoba

April 11th, 2012

Come on out at 9:00 am Thursday, April 12 and enjoy a stroll along the Trans Canada Trail with Dana Meise as he begins the 2012 leg of his hiking journey from coast to coast to coast. Join Jim Rondeau, Minister for Healthy Living, Seniors, and Consumer Affairs and 50 students from Wayoata Elementary School as […]


Trans Canada Trail Director appointed as Chair for The Charter for Business

December 22nd, 2010

Hartley T. Richardson, Trans Canada Trail Board Deputy


In the news

Published features

The Globe and Mail special information feature (July 4, 2015): Our Canadian Journey (pdf)

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

- 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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Photos from the Trail

Photo by: Jeannette Klein
Trail: Kananaskis Country Park