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The maple leaf flies proudly on the Confederation Trail, PEI. Photo: Daniel Baylis
Happy Canada Day! Whether you’re having a BBQ with friends and family or you’re out on the Trail, we hope you’re enjoying the very best of our country.

I’m kicking off July with a spring in my step, thanks to the incredible response to The Great Trail Treasure Hunt. Over 1,800 entries have been received within one week – that’s almost double the entries we received for the entirety of last year’s contest!
As someone who has yet to buy a car, I’m a pedestrian in the best sense of the word. Therefore, I’m grateful for Jacqueline Scott’s recommended Trail sections that are not only connected to Canada’s Black history, but are also accessible via Toronto’s public transit system.

And if you’re looking for some downtime this long weekend, check out our new Travel page for the beautiful province of Manitoba. Whether you’re looking for a fascinating podcast or inspiration for your next Trail adventure, we’ve got you covered.
Jane O’Faherty

Trans Canada Trail
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Black history on public transit-accessible sections of The Great Trail
 
Jacqueline L. Scott of Black Outdoors guides us along Trail sections near Toronto that commemorate Canada’s Black history and that are easily accessible by public transit.
 
The Great Tales: Manitoba
 
Planning a trip to Canada’s beating heart? Discover the province of Manitoba (and its section of The Great Trail!) with enticing videos, gripping podcasts and must-have itineraries. 
 
WATCH: Hugh Scott explains why he supports The Great Trail
 
Hugh Scott is comfortable being called a bleary-eyed idealist. The cardiologist, former TCT board member and donor devotes his time and resources to making the world a better place. One of his dreams is a safe, multi-use national trail system.
 

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