New national partnership focuses on improving accessibility on The Great Trail of Canada

Trans Canada Trail (TCT) and AccessNow are excited to announce a new partnership aimed at increasing accessibility on trails across the country. By working together on initiatives that lead to information being shared via the AccessNow app, Canadians will be able to discover barrier-free routes as well as identify areas where barriers still exist so they can... Continue Reading →

Dianne Whelan

Dianne Whelan is an artist who is hiking, snowshoeing, mountain bike riding and canoeing The Great Trail of Canada from coast to coast to coast. As part of this 27,000-kilometre journey, she is creating a documentary about her experience called 500 Days in the Wild. You can follow her journey and see more of her... Continue Reading →

Deeply moved

Professional photographer Daniel Baylis sees his relationship with the Trail as an extension of himself.  A west coast native and nature enthusiast, Daniel grew up surrounded by the serenity of the outdoors, and went on to hike trails around the world. He believes that walking in nature can be a moving experience with the power... Continue Reading →

How to Walk across Canada: The Great Trail App Has Arrived

Picture this: it’s a sunny autumnal afternoon in Montréal’s handsome Plateau neighbourhood. The sidewalks are speckled with golden leaves and the air smells of freshly baked croissants. Along the sidewalks and down the bicycle lanes, locals contentedly engaged in wholesome outdoor activities: walking, jogging, rollerblading and pedalling. If this description sounds like the love child... Continue Reading →

Humans of the Trail

These stories were gathered on the unceded and ancestral land and territories of the S’ólh Téméxw (Stó:l?), W?SÁNE?, Kwantlen and the Stz’uminus Nation. photos and words by Judith Kasiama Fisheries and Oceans Canada I work for Fisheries and Oceans Canada. I’m a part of a team that’s doing recreational fishing surveys on the Lower Fraser.... Continue Reading →

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