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South Fraser Perimeter Road: 3 Things to Look Forward To

South Fraser Perimeter Road: 3 Things to Look Forward To

Great news for those waiting to travel the entire South Fraser Perimeter Road (known in local circles as the SFPR): your wait will be over December 2013. If you live or drive in the Lower Mainland, you probably already know what this project is all about, but if you’ve never heard of it before, here are a few details to give you an idea about its size and what it means for local communities and the rest of us....

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Celebrating 50 years of the TCH in Glacier National Park

Celebrating 50 years of the TCH in Glacier National Park

Headline Reads: “Strawberries Roll Through Rogers Pass” A Guest Blog Post Courtesy of Prepared by Parks Canada In 1962, Canadians celebrated the grand opening of the Trans-Canada Highway after the final stretch through Rogers Pass was finally complete. Mr. A.D. Booth, a truck driver from Salmon Arm B.C., was one of the first to drive the “spectacular new road” when he transported 264 crates of sun-sweet strawberries to eager Calgary fruit buyers. Before the highway was complete, goods like...

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