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MacDonald-Cartier Freeway

(John A. MacDonald, George-Etienne Cartier) ===================================== You might be surprised to learn that the Macdonald-Cartier Freeway is not part of the Trans-Canada Highway. The highway was so named to honour the two major founding fathers of Confederation and to promote national unity. P.S. There's no capital 'd' in Macdonald. And there is a hyphen in Trans-Canada.

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What is the other name of the Trans-Canada Highway?

The Trans-Canada Highway is also known by numbers, the most common of which is 1. The Trans-Canada Highway is also known as Highway 1 in all four western provinces plus Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland, and by a variety of numbers in the remaining four provinces. Many people think that the Macdonald-Cartier Freeway (a.k.a. Highway 401) in southern Ontario is part of the Trans-Canada Highway, but that is a misconception. No part of the Macdonald-Cartier Freeway is the Trans-Canada Highway. Highway 16 in the four western provinces is "a" Trans-Canada Highway, but not "the" Trans-Canada Highway. Highway 16 is also known as the Yellowhead Highway.

What is the distance between mississauga and Calgary?

3,390 km taking this route:Take HIGHWAY 401 or HIGHWAY 407 ETR EAST from Mississauga to HIGHWAY 400 NORTH to BARRIE (EXIT 359 off HIGHWAY 401 | EXIT 66 off HIGHWAY 407 ETR).Take HIGHWAY 400 NORTH to HIGHWAY 69 NORTH; continue on HIGHWAY 69 NORTH to HIGHWAY 17. Follow signs to HIGHWAY 17 WEST to SAULT STE. MARIE.KING'S HIGHWAY 17 is part of the TRANS-CANADA HIGHWAY NETWORK; take the TRANS-CANADA HIGHWAY WEST on KING'S HIGHWAY 17 in ONTARIO and HIGHWAY 1 WEST in MANITOBA [and also TRANS-CANADA HIGHWAY 100 WEST in MANITOBA to bypass Winnipeg (EXIT 348 A off TRANS-CANADA HIGHWAY 1 WEST in Manitoba to get onto TRANS-CANADA HIGHWAY 100 WEST; EXIT 42 B off TRANS-CANADA HIGHWAY 100 to continue on TRANS-CANADA HIGHWAY 1 WEST to BRANDON)], SESKATCHEWAN, and ALBERTA to Calgary.

What high way does one take to get to lloydminster leaving Edmonton?

Highway 16, the 'Yellowhead' eastbound. Also called the Trans Canada Highway.

Where does the Trans-Canada highway start and end?

The Trans-Canada Highway begins in both Victoria, British Columbia, and St John's, Newfoundland. It also ends in both cities as well. Whether you are at the beginning or the end depends on whether you are just beginning or just ending. Personally, I have ended my trip in both cities.

Where is the main office of Avon Canada?

The main office of Avon Products Canada is located on 5500 Trans-Canada Highway, Pointe-Claire, PQ H9R 1B6, Canada. They can also be reached via telephone at (514)630-8376.

Where is the Trans-Canada Highway located?

The Trans-Canada Highway is not a single route. It consists of many routes that cross Canada. Two run from Nova Scotia to New Brunswick, one of which travels to Prince Edward Island by way of the Confederation Bridge. There are also two routes that begin west of Montreal and several routes through Ontario. Travelling west, the main Trans-Canada Highway passes through Winnipeg, Regina, Calgary and Banff. It then takes the highly scenic Kicking Horse Pass through the Canadian Rockies and continues through Kamloops to Vancouver Island, British Columbia.

How many kilometers is it from revelstoke bc to London ont?

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Is there anything named after Alexander Mackenzie?

Yes, there are several things named after Alexander Mackenzie. For example, the Mackenzie River in Canada, the second-longest river in North America, is named after him. There is also the Mackenzie Mountains in Canada and Mackenzie Bay in Antarctica, both of which are named in his honor. Additionally, the Mackenzie Basin in New Zealand is named after him.

Why did the trans-amazonian highway failed?

The Trans-Amazonian Highway failed for a number of reasons. During the late 1970's, Brazil entered a financial crisis. Due to the high construction cost of the highway, the project was halted because of the lack of funds. Much of the highway remains a primitive dirt road. The highway has also encountered much opposition from environmentalists. The highway cuts through the center of the Amazon rain forest opening up large areas to commercial logging.

What Canadian province has the fastest speed limit and what is this limit?

Alberta maintains the fastest speed limit in the provinces; on the Queen Elizabeth II Highway (Highway 2) between Calgary and Edmonton posted limits are 110km/h however the defacto limit by most drivers is typically in excess of 130km/h. The Trans-Canada Highway (Highway 1) between Calgary, Alberta and the Saskatchewan border is also posted at 110km/h with actual speeds mirroring those on Highway 2 to which it is linked.

What Route do you have to take to get from Winnipeg to Niagara Falls?

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What is named after Edward John Eyre?

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