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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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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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Manitoba proclaims June 2nd as International Trails Day

May 30th, 2007

Events in celebration of trails, their development and active living will be happening across Canada on Saturday, June 2nd. The government of Manitoba decided to go a step further and make it official. Way to go! FREE activities are planned for the Red & Seine River Trails, Assiniboine Park, Henteleff Park, FortWhyte, the Harte Trail, […]

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$1 Million for Trail Development in Manitoba

January 11th, 2007

August 30, 2006 PROVINCE COMMITS $1 MILLION FOR TRANS CANADA TRAIL DEVELOPMENT IN MANITOBA PINAWA—Premier Gary Doer announced the province is committing $1 million to the Manitoba Recreational Trails Association and today is providing $500,000 to assist volunteers in their efforts to continue the construction of the Manitoba portion of the Trans Canada Trail (TCT) […]

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In the news

Published features

- 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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