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This winter is the perfect time to try something new! There’s no shortage of options to keep us active throughout the next few months, so pick something that’s calling out to you and give it a try this week. 

Getting outside is good for your inside 

Turn your winter blahs into ahhhs! The Trail is your connection to the mental health benefits of being outdoors. We have lots of info and activities for you! 
#Blahs2Ahhhs activities and info >>

Expert panel livestream replay 

On February 2, we welcomed three experts Valerie Pringle, Dr. Melissa Lem, Fatimah Mulla and Eleanor McMahon to a livestreamed panel on how to make the most of the winter months. Catch the replay! 
Tune in >> (2 minute read)

Enter the #Blahs2Ahhhs contest for a chance to win 

How are you turning your #Blahs2Ahhhs? Every time you share on social media using the contest hashtags you’ll be entered into the draw for a chance to win! 
Contest details >> (2 minute read)
Bonus! 5x entries if you get out and dance like Gurdeep!

The Benefits of Making the Trans Canada Trail Your Stage

For Guillaume Côté, principal dancer and associate choreographer with the National Ballet of Canada, the Trail is his stage – “it’s where I explore, play and dance,” he says. Watch the beautiful video and interview here:
Read more >> (2 minute read)

Three reasons why I’m thankful for the Trans Canada Trail

Trans Canada Trail team member Ahmed Ibrahim shares why he is grateful to have the opportunity to spend time on the Trail and how it’s made a difference in his life.
Read more >> (3 minute read)

Trail Project Highlight 
Salt Marsh Trail, NS: Stabilizing the embankment

A recent project on a section of the Salt Marsh Trail is complete, resulting in the stabilization of the embankment and increased accessibility! 
Read more >> (2 minute read)

Ask your MP to renew the Trail’s federal funding! 

The government is deciding whether to renew Trans Canada Trail’s funding in Budget 2022. Trails provide personal, environmental and community benefits. Please contact your MP to show your support! 
Learn more >>

New Announcement 📣
Trans Canada Trail releases National Trail Classification Guidelines 

We were so pleased to create Canada’s first National Guidelines for Classifying Multi-Use Trails. This valuable resource is available for all trail organizations, trail managers and trail enthusiasts across Canada. 
Details >>

Eleanor McMahon featured on Breakfast Television 

Eleanor McMahon, Trans Canada Trail’s President & CEO, joined Dina and Sid on Breakfast Television to invite Canada to join us in turning those Blahs to Ahhhs this winter, getting outside to boost their mental and physical health.  

The Star: How the Trans Canada Trail has been a pandemic lifeline to some 

Meghan Reddick, Trans Canada Trail’s Chief Communications & Marketing Officer, and her son Oliver shared that their family is one of many that took advantage of what trails had to offer over the past two years. 

Last Mountain Times highlights release of Trail Classification Guidelines 

Based in Saskatchewan, the Last Mountain Times weekly newspaper put a spotlight on the release of Trans Canada Trail's Trail Classification Guidelines.  

Outside Magazine features Trans Canada Trail and Judith Kasiama

Outside Magazine highlights the TCT and the work of Judith Kasiama, a refugee from the Democratic Republic of Congo, founder of Colour the Trails and a TCT Board Director.  

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