Category Archives: LAST LINK PROJECT

The construction and completion of Highway 11 between Geraldton and Hearst, creating the first Trans-Canada Highway in 1943.

SIGNS AND SIGHS AT CHIPPEWA FALLS

Taking my cue from poet Robert Frost, when I had miles to go before I slept, I stopped anyway. No, not by snowy woods on the darkest evening of the year. It was mid-day under a scorching sun on Saturday, … Continue reading

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?I’LL GIVE YOU WACKY . . .

What’s a senior getting out of bed at 4:30 in the morning for? Yeah, yeah, besides that . . . Well, this senior got out of his bed yesterday morning at 4:30 to begin a 2,000-kilometre trip around Northern Ontario … Continue reading

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THE LAST LINK PROJECT

Completing the First Trans-Canada Highway in Ontario For 2018, a group of volunteers are organizing to commemorate an historic event that occurred in 1943. For the first time, a highway linked Eastern and Western Canada entirely on Canadian soil. In … Continue reading

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