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New Brunswick

Edmundston, NB Trail Pavilion opening celebration

June 20th, 2008

On Thursday June 19, New Brunswick’s fourth Trans Canada Trail pavilion was unveiled at the Fraser Marina in downtown Edmundston.  Over 200 donors were recognized for their contribution to the Trail. Over 30 people participated in this event including Restigouche/Madawaska Member of Parliament Jean-Claude D’Amours, MLA Madeleine Dubé, J. Denys Bourque, President of the Société […]


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 […]


From the waterfront Harbour Passage to Rockwood Park – celebrating in Saint John, N.B.

May 28th, 2008

On May 27, the New Brunswick Trails Council Inc and Trans Canada Trail hosted a special ceremony at Rockwood Park for the opening of a new Saint John pavilion and the designation of portions of the park’s trails as part of the Trans Canada Trail. Dozens of people watched as Premier Shawn Graham, Mayor Ivan […]


Fredericton to Oromocto link completed – Celebrate the Grand Opening

November 20th, 2007

Lincoln Trail to see completion Fredericton – A long awaited section of the Sentier NB Trail and Trans Canada Trail is finally reaching completion. A critical link of non-motorized trail in Lincoln, between the City of Fredericton and the Town of Oromocto is in its’ last stages of completion; and when completed it will allow […]


Fredericton Festivities Report

September 25th, 2007

by Jane Murphy, Marketing & Promotions Manager New Brunswick Trails Council Inc. Despite a downpour, the Trans Canada Trail Pavilion Panel unveiling was held on Saturday, Sept. 15 in Fredericton. A crowd of over 100 donors and family members showed up to view the 2 new panels installed in the pavilion. Catherine Hale (sister of […]


NB Trails Council receives provincial grant

September 11th, 2007

The Department of Wellness, Culture and Sport came through to the tune of $25,000 in grant money to support NB Trails’ community outreach efforts. Greg Byrne, the Minister of Business New Brunswick, was on hand to present the cheque to NB Trails President Brian Clark and Poul Jorgensen, Executive Director.


Fredericton panel unveiling Sept. 15th

September 8th, 2007

It’s been two years since the previous panel unveiling – time flies when you’re on the trail. Donor name and message inscriptions will be available for first viewing at the Fredericton pavilion on September 15th at 1:15 pm. A reception will follow the ceremony. The pavilion is on the Green, right by the Saint John […]


NB Trails and Recreation New Brunswick to co-host conference

August 30th, 2007

The New Brunswick Trails Council Inc. is pleased to announce that they have partnered with Recreation New Brunswick to co-host the 2007 Conference “Together & Active: Strength Through Partnerships”. The joint conference will be held from Sept. 13- 16, 2007 in Fredericton, New Brunswick at the Crowne Plaza Hotel*. This will be an opportunity to […]


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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