The Trans Canada Trail

Originally published in The Globe and Mail on Saturday, June 28, 2014

To find the Trail closest to you, explore the map on the TCT website at tctrail.ca/explore-the-trail. THE TCT  INTERACTIVE WEB MAP IS PROVIDED BY ESRI CANADA

To find the Trail closest to you, explore the map on the TCT website at tctrail.ca/explore-the-trail.
THE TCT  INTERACTIVE WEB MAP IS PROVIDED BY ESRI CANADA

Our Canadian journey

The march is on to connect the world’s longest and grandest trail network by 2017 –
Canada’s 150th birthday. 

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HISTORY MAKING 

Walking a mile (or 20) in Laura Secord’s shoes

Reflections from Valerie Pringle, Co-Chair of the Trans Canada Trail Foundation

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PERSPECTIVE

Trail and tradition

A salute from the Co-Chair of the TCT Foundation, Hartley Richardson

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CONFEDERATION

What are you doing for Canada’s birthday?

An invitation from Mrs. Laureen Harper, Honorary Campaign Chair

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TCT welcomes Robert Ghiz, its first Premier Champion

Remarks from Trans Canada Trail CEO Deborah Apps 

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An achievement for all Canadians to celebrate

Chair and TCT co-founder Paul LaBarge steps up plans for Canada’s 150th birthday

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An intersection of national priorities

A conversation with Parks Canada’s director of visitor experience Kara Sherrard 

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Nation builders

Canada’s history was forged by pioneers and trailblazers. Nation builders. People of the same vision and character as many of today‘s leaders, families, businesses and foundations, who are connecting the Trans Canada Trail (TCT) for all Canadians. This year, the Trans Canada Trail welcomed five new leaders as donors to its Chapter 150 Campaign.


REVIEW

The TCT’s “Top 10” milestones 2013-14 

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COMMUNITIES

Our inaugural Municipal Champions 

The following 17 leaders are the TCT’s inaugural Municipal Champions

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VOICES

Six notable Canadians offer their thoughts on the TCT

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SUPPORTERS

Our National Champions

These Canadians are supporting the TCT for 2017 ... will you?

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CONNECTIONS

Across Canada, the Trail is providing enriching pathways for Canadians to explore the historic journeys of those who helped forge this great and diverse nation. Here are just a few of the inspiring places to connect with Canadian heritage. 

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Venerable in Victoria

In B.C., the TCT links to Canada’s original Chinese community 

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Stampeding the Trail

Calgary’s new Cenovus Legacy Trail connects the city’s western heritage with the whole country

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Sentier Charlevoix

The TCT and Canada’s New France heritage

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Canora welcomes the Trans Canada Trail

In rural Saskatchewan, Canada’s Ukrainian farming roots shine

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In Ontario, a historic pathway to emancipation

The Underground Railroad and the Chatham-Kent TCT

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The Ridge Road Heritage Trail

Near Dawson City, the TCT retraces Yukon’s iconic gold rush

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