May 10th, 2007
One of the largest mountain biking clubs in Canada currently boasts 250 members and is hoping to add to their numbers. Routes include the Trans Canada Trail and Albion Hills, with weekly organized rides on Monday and Wednesday evenings. Special events include a Spring and Fall BBQ, a camping weekend set for August 11th and […]
April 30th, 2007
Announced this past Friday by Minister of Health, Tony Clement, the funding will be used for a public education and marketing campaign for the Sudbury section of the Trans Canada Trail. The money comes from FedNor, which is providing a total of 28.1 million in economic development grants throughout Northern Ontario. Partners in Eco-Adventure Tourism […]
November 7th, 2006
Don McCormick considers the development of the Hunters Bay section of the Trans Canada Trail to be one of the most satisfying projects he has worked on. However, after 10 years on the Huntsville parks and recreation committee, this passionate volunteer is calling it quits to go out and enjoy the fruits of his labour. […]
October 31st, 2006
By Walter Getman & Jan Smith-Bull People from all walks of life came out on June 24th, 2006 to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the very first Trans Canada Trail Pavilion, located in Caledon East. It was an idyllic summer day – the perfect opportunity to acknowledge the commitment and generosity of Trail supporters. The […]
October 29th, 2006
Users will have an easier time finding their way around Sudbury’s recreational trail system, thanks to the fine folks at Rainbow Routes. When completed (only 33 km. to go!), Sudbury’s portion of the Trans Canada Trail will total 100 kilometres. Visit www.rainbowroutes.com for more information.
October 29th, 2006
An excellent survey article extolling the outdoor virtues of our capital city was recently published in The Independent. Touching on Gatineau Park, excellent cycling, winter activities and, of course, the Trans Canada Trail, author Cathy Parke makes a persuasive case for a visit to Ottawa. See the full article at redorbit.com.
- Parks Canada to waive entrance fees in 2017 to celebrate Canada's 150th
- Government of Canada Announces New Investments in Parks Canada Sites in Southern New Brunswick
- From the Pacific to the Atlantic on Foot: An Edmontonian wants to be the first woman to cross the entire Trans Canada Trail
- Filmmaker Dianne Whelan plans to travel Canada's Trans Canada Trail on a journey that's never been done before
- SESQUI chosen as an official Canada 150 Signature Initiative
In the news
- 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.
- 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.
- 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
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