Protecting the Trail for future generations
Who could have imagined 25 years ago that Canada would be home to the world’s longest network of multi-use trails? Many may have thought it impossible to achieve this audacious goal. But thanks to the incredible effort and support of our partners, volunteers and donors throughout the country, we can all take pride in having created Canada’s national Trail.Read more
Our connection to Canada's national Trail runs deep
Since the beginning of this bold project, Trans Canada Trail has made incredible strides in creating a cross-Canada trail. As such, the past year will remain one of the most important in our history. Thanks to our enthusiastic supporters across the country, The Great Trail now stretches for more than 24,000 kilometres and showcases the enduring spirit of our lands, peoples and communities.Read more
So begins the next exciting chapter in The Great Trail’s story. Moving forward with a new campaign—aptly named Deeply Connected—the goal is to raise awareness and funds, while protecting and enhancing our national treasure.
Moments to Remember
Looking back over the past year, we are moved by the boundless energy, commitment and generosity that resulted in so many successful outcomes. Each of the following highlights—points of pride and the outcome of rewarding part
Thank you to the federal government!
They renewed their ongoing support for the Trail with a further commitment of $30 million, facilitated through our successful partnership with Parks Canada.Read more
The cross-Canada connection of The Great Trail
It was an action-packed summer. On August 26, we celebrated the cross-Canada connection of The Great Trail with an unforgettable event at Major’s Hill Park in Ottawa.Read more
Making an Impact
Dedicated donors are clearing the path to connection. Many trailblazers contribute directly to specific sections of this ambitious project, and we’d like to share a few of their stories.
Raising thousands of dollars in a single afternoon is no easy feat, but that’s exactly what Blake Hutcheson and the community of Huntsville did in 2017.Read more
For Colin Deacon, supporting The Great Trail’s development was something “genetically instilled” in him by his parents.Read more
Great Brands Think Alike
Our sponsors have made invaluable contributions to The Great Trail.
And, thanks to Esri Canada, people across the country and around the world can take advantage of our interactive online map. By donating resources to develop this map, Esri has been helping us to build a valuable asset of collective knowledge that preserves our national heritage and makes the Trail accessible to everyone.