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This page is a resource for you to check for major events before you travel.


Highway #1 – Up-to-date information on the TransCanada Highway construction
During the daytime, throughout the summer, the highway through the Canyon will remain fully open and free of interruptions, other than momentary traffic control for turning vehicles.  Overnight, interruptions may range from 20 minute stoppages to 8 hour closures. The closures will require significant advance notice.

Construction information line: 1-844-815-6111
Construction Calendar


BC residents can now enjoy recreational travel within British Columbia.
Canada-wide recreational travel may begin July 1, 2021.
For more information, link to BC’s Restart Plan.

COVID-19 is top of mind for travellers and businesses in British Columbia and globally.

Information links:
BC’s Restart Plan
Destination BC COVID-19 update
Guidelines for BC Travel – What’s Open

For developments in COMMUNITIES and PARKS regarding re-opening & closures, please check the links below.

Arrow Slocan Tourism
Cranbrook Tourism
Creston Valley Tourism
Fairmont Hot Springs Resort
Destination Castlegar
Invermere-Panorama / Panorama Mountain Resort
Nelson Kootenay Lake Tourism / Whitewater Ski Resort
Tourism Revelstoke / Revelstoke Mountain Resort
Tourism Fernie / Fernie Alpine Resort
Tourism Golden / Kicking Horse Mountain Resort
Tourism Kimberley / Kimberley Alpine Resort
Tourism Radium
Tourism Rossland / RED Mountain Resort

BC Parks

National Parks
Kootenay National Park
Yoho National Park
Glacier & Mt. Revelstoke National Parks

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