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Trail Benefits


Life is busy and it can be tough to find time for exercise. But did you know that just 30 minutes of exercise a day can make a huge contribution towards a healthy lifestyle? Watch this great video to find out how walking helps with everything from depression to diabetes. The Trans Canada Trail is waiting, so get out and get active!


One of the major benefits of the Trans Canada Trail is its role in preserving natural environments across Canada. The trail preserves green space, promotes conservationand encourages active transportation.


Another important component of the trail is its role as educator to Canadians and visitors alike. At various points along the trail, walkers can learn about Canada's heritage, natural environments and history.

Economic Development

The trail promotes tourism and creates jobs across the country.

National Legacy

The trail will link Canadians from coast to coast to coast for generations to come.

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