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The Tree to Tuk Christmas Express

December 13th, 2007

Trans Canada Trail makes donor’s last wish come true Tuktoyaktuk, NWT – December 13th, 2007. Margrit Gahlinger’s Norfolk pine tree is heading for a new home just where she wanted it to be – near her metre of Trans Canada Trail in Tuktoyaktuk, NWT. Mother of nine, grandmother of six, Margrit passed away on April [...]

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Literary event to benefit Trans Canada Trail

December 10th, 2007

Royal St. George’s College in Toronto is playing host to a trio of well-known Canadian writers tomorrow night – Tuesday, Dec. 11th – at 7:30 pm. The evening, billed as Great Canadian Roadtrips will feature three fascinating yet very different takes on the notion of journey. Roy MacGregor, a passionate Canadian and gifted storyteller, will [...]

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Trail Locator version 2 – Find pavilions, calculate distances & save your favourites!

November 30th, 2007

Back in mid-August, we launched the new and improved Trail Locator and promised to let you know as soon as the Pavilion finder was up and running. Well it is! Along with two other new features that will help you plan trips and virtually explore the Trail anywhere in Canada. To date, we have built [...]

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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 [...]

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Valerie Pringle – A Canadian Achiever

November 1st, 2007

Dick Drew has been enthusiastically celebrating the accomplishments of Canadians since his radio series “The Canadian Achievers” first launched in 1985. After 15 years of writing and recording 5 programs per week, Dick retired the series to take a well-deserved rest. The respite did not last long and he devoted the following six years to [...]

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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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Photo by: François Peletier - Parks Canada
Trail: Banff Legacy Trail