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Nova Scotia pipes in 92 kilometres of new trail and two new pavilions

October 28th, 2008

Nova Scotia hosted a milestone trail celebration in October with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding and the opening of two pavilions and three trail sections in Cape Breton. On October 26, TCT Chair Valerie Pringle, President Deborah Apps and NS Trails President Terry Norman met with Premier Rodney Macdonald.  They signed a Memorandum […]

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Nova Scotia Trails Day events this Saturday

June 5th, 2008

In addition to the Mabou Trail celebration happening on Cape Breton, there are at least six celebrations to take part on the “mainland”. Here’s the list: Annapolis County Trails’ Society Walk/Ride Yarmouth County Third Annual Trails Day Activities Pictou County Family Hike and Cape-to-Cape Trail Ceremony Cole Harbour Parks & Trail Association guided walks with […]

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Cape Breton a busy place on International Trails Day

June 2nd, 2008

Trails Day event host partners the Inverness County Trails Federation; Nova Scotia Trails; the newly minted Mabou River Trail Association; and our old friends Darrell Taylor and BethSheila Kent of the Cape Breton Island Pathways Association; warmly welcome all to a day of family fun and exercise on the scenic Mabou River Trail, part of […]

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St. Margarets Bay, NS, Celebrates 30km

October 26th, 2007

After 12 long years of hard work, the St. Margaret’s Bay Area Rails to Trails Association is ready to celebrate the official opening of 30 stunning kilometres linking Hubley to Hubbards. The event will be held on Saturday, October 27, from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. Festivities will include a fun run, a bicycle ride, […]

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$500,000 in funding for Cape Breton Trail

January 22nd, 2007

The Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency has stepped up to the plate big-time for trail development on Cape Breton. Construction has begun on a 92-kilometre section of trail between Port Hastings and Inverness. This project is being headed by the Cape Breton Island Pathways Association. Check out the Cape Breton Island Pathways Association website. The photographs […]

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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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Photo by: Rossburn Subdivision Trail Association
Trail: Sunset on Sandy Lake (Rossburn Subdivision Trail)