The Trans-Canada, the worldas longest national highway, comes to life in words and pictures. Russia has the Trans-Siberian Highway, Australia has Highway 1, and Canada has the Trans-Canada Highway, an iconic road that stretches almost 8, 000 kilometres across six time zones. In the summer of 2012, on the highwayas 50th birthday, Mark Richardson drove its entire length to find out how the road came to be and what itas now become. In his daily account of the 10-week road trip, originally published as a blog on macleans.ca, he follows the original qpathfindersq Thomas Wilby and Jack Haney, who tried to drive across the country before there were enough roads, he discovers the diverse places along the highway that contribute to the countryas character, and he meets the people who make the Trans-Canada what it is today a the road that connects a nation.We drove into Regina yesterday and I went looking for a Chip King stand, which I found in the Safeway parking lot. For $55 all in, Taylor Wandler told me he could fix the chip so that it wouldna#39;t spread and crack the rest of the windshield.
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