First Session, Thirty-Ninth Legislature

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Bill 209


Table of Contents Explanatory Note

(Assented to                                         )

WHEREAS Provincial Trunk Highway No. 44 was part of the first national highway system in Canada before the present Trans-Canada Highway route was completed;

AND WHEREAS Provincial Trunk Highway No. 44 was a key link in the movement of people and goods across the vast territory of Canada;

AND WHEREAS Provincial Trunk Highway No. 44 played an integral role in the economic development of Manitoba and in the population growth of Western Canada;

AND WHEREAS transportation connections promote our national and provincial identity;

NOW THEREFORE HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba, enacts as follows:

Historic Trans-Canada Highway designated


Provincial Trunk Highway No. 44 is hereby designated the "Historic Trans-Canada Highway".



The minister appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council to administer The Highways and Transportation Act may make regulations respecting the form and location of signs marking the Historic Trans-Canada Highway.

Coming into force


This Act comes into force on the day it receives royal assent.

Explanatory Note

This Bill designates Provincial Trunk Highway No. 44 as the "Historic Trans-Canada Highway" to commemorate its historical significance to Manitobans.