In the westernmost point of British Columbia, we found the "Mile 0" marker of the Trans-Canada Highway. Though we covered a lot of Canadian ground, we never made it the 4,860 miles across to the "Mile 1" marker in St. John's, Newfoundland Labrador. I'm not sure whether it makes more sense to call the starting point Mile 0 or Mile 1, but it's worth noting that the Trans-Canada Highway has been posted in kilometers since 1977, when all Canadian roads switched to metric. So for the record, it's 7,821 kilometers from Mile 0 to Mile 1...


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