100 Per Cent Connection of the Trans Canada Trail

Department of Natural Resources

August 25, 2017 11:30 AM

Nova Scotians will mark the 100 per cent connection of the Trans Canada Trail this weekend at more than 30 events.

Celebrations are happening Saturday, Aug. 26 in Nova Scotia and across Canada, as trail enthusiasts come together to celebrate the national connection of the trail.

“The connection of the Trans Canada Trail is a major milestone and government is honoured to have supported its development through in-kind and financial support,” said Natural Resources Minister Margaret Miller. “This great trail provides us a way to connect communities, explore nature, and to follow a healthy and active lifestyle.”

The Nova Scotia portion of the Trans Canada Trail totals more than 1,200 kilometres. More than half of the trail is located on public lands.

To see a detailed list of events taking place across Nova Scotia visit www.novascotiatrails.com.


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     Nova Scotians will mark the one-hundred per cent connection

of the Trans Canada Trail this weekend at more than 30 events.

     Celebrations are happening on Saturday, August 26th in Nova

Scotia and across Canada, as trail enthusiasts come together to

celebrate the connection of the Trans Canada Trail.

     Natural Resources Minister Margaret Miller says the

connection is a major milestone and government is honoured to

have supported its development.

     A detailed list of events taking place across Nova Scotia

is available on the Nova Scotia trails website.

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Media Contact: Krista Higdon
              902-424-7420
              Email: krista.higdon@novascotia.ca