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Canadian Coasters 50th Anniversary Tour
July 6 - July 8 Free
Alberta offers its own wild west to the tour with a trip to the world famous Calgary Stampede and day tours of two Unesco World Heritage Sites.
Everyday isn’t a hectic pace, our travel days are usually less than three hours to give lots of time to see the sites on the road less traveled and to enjoy the fellowship of car people from across this great country of ours. There is no other tour in the world like it.
About Canadian Coasters:
Early in 1966 a group from Ontario, the Historical Automobile Club of Canada (HASC) started to promote the idea to have an Antique Car Tour that traveled across Canada. Canada’s Centennial was coming up in 1967 and what better way to promote the old car hobby and the Centennial. Most known antique car clubs in Canada were contacted and invited to take part. The tour started in Victoria, BC and traveled to St. John’s Newfoundland. Nine cars covered the total distance under their own power. This tour was hosted by various clubs as it passed through their areas. Hobbyists joined the tour where they wanted and stayed on tour as long as their holidays allowed. There were 125 official registrations. This tour unified the car clubs coast to coast and was a big step to the formation of a Canadian Chartered Organization.