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Trans-Canada by car #14

It's the world's longest national highway. At 7,821 kilometres, it stretches from Victoria, B.C., to St. John's, Nfld., and through every province in between. Constructed over some of the world's most treacherous terrain, it took 20 years and $1 billion to complete. The Trans-Canada Highway fulfilled a dream — to open up new regions of the country, usher in new economic prosperity and make fellow Canadians…just a car ride away.

CBC Radio travels the Trans-Canada Highway before its official opening.

Medium: Radio
Program: CBC Radio News Special
Broadcast Date: July 15, 1960
Host: Doug Brophy, Ron Hunka
Duration: 8:33

Last updated: July 5, 2013

Page consulted on December 6, 2013

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