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A big step forward for Kinghorn Rail Corridor on Superior’s north shore

February 21st, 2011

Trans Canada Trail Ontario (TCTO) recently announced that the development of a multi-use recreational trail on the abandoned rail line between Nipigon and Thunder Bay will be the subject of a feasibility study carried out by Owen Sound firm MacLeod Farley & Associates. The study will assess the proposed 111-km project which could link Thunder [...]

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KEEN Boots Give Back donation event Saturday Nov 6 at Limehouse

November 5th, 2010

We’re celebrating with outdoor fun in Ontario’s Credit Valley at the Limehouse Conservation Area on Saturday at noon. KEEN Boots will be giving back – big cheques for four great organizations. Join us and the fine folks from the Bruce Trail, Project Canoe and Wildlife Rescue from 12-2:30 for family fun, prizes and outdoor exploring. [...]

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Toronto yoga centre raises funds for Trans Canada Trail

June 23rd, 2009

Yoga and holistic lifestyle studio 889 Yonge in Toronto, Ontario ran a green spa promotion for two weeks starting this past Earth Day. For every “889 Detox Massage” booked and received, the studio donated $5 to the Trans Canada Trail.  We are pleased to report that this fundraising effort resulted in a donation of $155 [...]

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Grand re-opening of the Seguin Recreational Trail in Central Ontario

March 10th, 2009

On Thursday, March 12 at 2:00 pm the Park-to-Park Trail Association will celebrate the re-opening of 12 bridges along the Seguin Recreational Trail.  Those who wish to join in the fun should meet at 2836 Highway 518, west of Sprucedale. The Seguin Recreational Trail is a vital link in the Trans Canada Trail between Huntsville [...]

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Kawartha Lakes, Ontario celebration a success – Report

October 8th, 2008

On Tuesday October 7th, the City of Kawartha Lakes celebrated the opening of 24km of Trans Canada Trail, the first of three sections of the 44-km Kawartha TCT to be completed. The completion of the Lindsay-to-Omemee trail section provides cyclists, walkers, horseback riders, skiers and snowmobilers with a well-surfaced, three-metre-wide trail for outdoor activity, which [...]

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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, 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

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

October 2012 PSA, featuring outstanding Canadian athletes and Olympians

 

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