A multi-vehicle collision along the Trans Canada Highway has Cochrane RCMP asking drivers to stay home. 

Mounties report traffic is currently at a standstill along Hwy 1 at Hwy 40 on the Stoney Nakoda First Nation.

Police anticipate it will remain this way for some time while vehicles are removed from the roads. 

RCMP are recommending drivers to stay home during the heavy snowfall. 

Up to 10 cm of snow is expected to fall throughout the evening