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Canada Day events affect transit services,
June 30, July 1, 2, 3



Canada Day events affect transit services in Ajax, Aurora, Brampton, the Bronte area of Oakville, Burlington, the East York area of Toronto, Guelph, Hamilton, the Humber Bay Shores area of Toronto, Markham, Milton, the Mississauga City Centre area, Newmarket, the North York area of Toronto, Peterborough, Pickering, the Port Credit area of Mississauga, the Preston area of Cambridge, the Scarborough area of Toronto, Stouffville, central Toronto, Vaughan and Waterloo this holiday.

For information on how other special events (not involving Canada Day) affect transit services this weekend, read Transit Toronto’s June 28 post.


The events affect these routes:

Brampton TransitFree shuttle buses to and from Chinguacousy Park, 1 Queen, 8 Centre, 15 Bramalea, 501 Züm Queen.

Burlington TransitFree shuttle buses to and from Smith Park, 10 New - Maple.

City of PickeringFree shuttle buses to and from Esplanade Park, Free shuttle buses to and from Kinsmen Park.

City of VaughanFree shuttle buses to and from Boyd Conservation Area.

Durham Region Transit110B Finch West, 111 / 111A East Pickering.

GO Transit19 Mississauga / North York, 21 Milton / Toronto, 36 Brampton / North York express, 71 Stouffville / Toronto, 88 Peterborough / Oshawa, 92 Oshawa / Yorkdale, 96 Oshawa / Finch express.

Grand River Transit1 Queen - River, 6 Bridge, 7 Mainline, 9 Lakeshore, 13 Laurelwood, 52 Coronation, 56 Dunbar, 201 iXpress.

Guelph TransitAll buses, Free shuttle buses to Riverside Park.

Hamilton Street Railway11 Parkdale, 99 Waterfront shuttle, Free shuttle buses to and from Bayfront and Pier 4 Parks, Parking Lot shuttle.

Milton Transit1 Woodward, 2 Main, 3 Trudeau, 4 Thompson / Clark, 5 Yates, 6 / 7 Scott / Harrison, 8 Wilmott, 9 Ontario South, 62 Campbellville, Milton Sports Complex shuttle.

MiWay3 Bloor, 6 Credit Woodlands, 7 Airport, 10 Bristol -Britannia, 19 Hurontario, 23 Lakeshore, 26 Burnhamthorpe, 34 Credit Valley, 61 Mavis.

Oakville Transit3 Third Line, 14 Lakeshore West, Canada Day shuttle.

Peterborough Transit1 George North, 7 Lansdowne, 9 Nicholls Park, 10 Collison, 11 Ashburnham.

Toronto Transit Commission1 Yonge - University subway, 2 Bloor - Danforth subway, 3 Scarborough subway, 5 Avenue Rd, 6 Bay, 21 Brimley, 22 Coxwell, 22A Coxwell via Kingston Rd, 43B Kennedy via Progress, 75 Sherbourne, 84 Sheppard West, 87 Cosburn, 91 Woodbine, 92 Woodbine South, 94 Wellesley, 95 York Mills, 97 Yonge, 101 Downsview Park, 129 McCowan North, 190 Scarborough Centre rocket, 501 Queen, 509 Harbourfront, 510 Spadina, Shuttle buses to and from Humber Bay Park.

Town of AjaxFree shuttle buses to and from Rotary Park, Free shuttle buses to and from Ajax Downs.

Town of Whitchurch - StouffvilleBallantrae Loop; and Stouffville Loop.

York Region TransitFree shuttle buses to and from Milne Dam Conservation Area, Viva blue, Viva purple, 1 Highway 7; 40 Unionville local, 41 Markham local, 56 Gorham / Eagle, 98 Yonge, 520 Newmarket community bus.

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Ajax


Town of Ajax Canada Day Events

The Town of Ajax is hosting two events: a daytime Family Celebration and a Nighttime Extravaganza.


Family Celebration at Rotary Park


11 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Free shuttle buses to Rotary Park

Free shuttle-bus service every 20 minutes from 10:45 a.m. Last bus leaves Rotary Park at 3:30 p.m.. You can park your car for free and ride to the the event from:

  • Ajax GO Station (parking lot off O’Brien Court); and
  • Ajax Town Hall, 65 Harwood Avenue South (Parking lot); and
  • Audley Recreation Centre, 1955 Audley Road North.

Night-Time Extravaganza at Ajax Downs
Free shuttle buses to Ajax Downs

Free shuttle-bus service every 20 minutes from 6:45 a.m. You can park your car for free and ride to the the event from:

  • Ajax GO Station (parking lot off O’Brien Court); and
  • Ajax Town Hall, 65 Harwood Avenue South (Parking lot); and
  • Audley Recreation Centre, 1955 Audley Road North.

Aurora


Aurora Canada Day Parade

The Region of York and the Town of Aurora are closing

  • Yonge Street (Regional Road 15) between Moseley Street and Edward Street / Murray Drive

from 8:30 until 11 a.m. Saturday, July 1 to accommodate the annual parade.

York Region Transit is detouring buses while the street is closed.

Viva blue

From 8:30 until 11 a.m. Saturday, July 1, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Yonge Street and Orchard Heights Boulevard, then detour:

westward along Orchard Heights;
southward along Bathurst Street; and then
eastward along Henderson Drive to Yonge,
resuming their regular route southward along Yonge.

Southbound buses skip

  • the Orchard Heights, Wellington and Golf Links vivastations.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip

  • the Henderson, Golf Links, Wellington and Orchard Heights vivastations.
98 Yonge

From 8:30 until 11 a.m. Saturday, July 1, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Yonge Street and Wellington Street, then detour:

eastward along Wellington Street East;
southward along Industrial Parkway South;
westward along Englehart Drive;
south- and westward along Edward Street; and then
south- and westward along Allaura Boulevard to Yonge,
resuming their regular route southward along Yonge.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Yonge Street at Wellington and Kennedy Streets, south of Golf Links Drive, at Murray Drive and south of Henderson Drive.

Instead, southbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Wellington Street East at Victoria, Wells and Berczy Streets and Industrial Parkway South,
  • on Industrial Parkway South at Aurora GO Station, across from Mary Street, Cousins Drive East and #205 Industrial South and at Englehart Drive and
  • on Allaura Boulevard south of Edward Street and at Yonge Street.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Yonge Street north of Allaura Boulevard, south of Edward Street, north of Edward and Dunning Avenue and at Kennedy and Church Streets.

Instead, northbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Allaura Boulevard east of Yonge Street, south of Edward Street and at Edward Street and
  • on Wellington Street East east of Industrial Parkway North, across from Berczy Street and at Wells and Yonge Streets.

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Brampton


City of Brampton Canada Day events — Chinguacousy Park

This year, the City of Brampton is celebrating Canada Day at an event in the park from noon until 10 p.m.

The City and the Region of Peel are also closing

  • Bramalea Road between Central Park Drive and Kensington Road from 8 p.m. until midnight,
  • Central Park Drive between Hanover Road and Peel Centre Drive / Kensington Road from 8 p.m. until midnight,
  • Queen Street East, full road, between Bramalea Road and Central Park Drive from 10 a.m. until 1 a.m.,
  • Queen Street East, eastbound lanes, between Central Park Drive and Dixie Road from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m.,
  • Queen Street East, westbound lanes, between Glenvale Boulevard / Finchgate Boulevard and Bramalea Road from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m.,
  • Queen Street East, full road, between Central Park Drive and Dixie Road from 8 p.m. until midnight and
  • Queen Street East, full road, between Glenvale Boulevard / Finchgate Boulevard and Bramalea Road from 8 p.m. until midnight.

Canada Day, Saturday, July 1 to accommodate the event.

The event affects Brampton Transit and GO Transit services.

Brampton Transit
15 Bramalea

(Brampton Transit has not confirmed detour-routing information. We’ve based this part of the post on information BT supplied about this event in 2016.)

From 8 until 11:59 p.m. Saturday, July 1, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Bramalea Road North and Central Park Drive, then detour:

eastward along Central Park;
southward along Glenvale and Finchgate Boulevards;
westward along Clark Boulevard; and then
northward along Bramalea South to Knightsbridge Road,
resuming their regular route westward along Knightsbridge.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Bramalea Road North at Central Park Drive and across from Goodwood Road (beside Chinguacousy Park) and
  • on Bramalea Road South at Kensington Road.

Instead, southbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Central Park Drive at Gleneaden Court and east of Greenarrow Court,
  • on Glenvale Boulevard south of Geraldine Court, at Goldcrest Road and across from Gatwick Lane
  • on Finchgate Boulevard south of Queen Street East and at Clark Boulevard and
  • on Clark Boulevard across from Esplanade Road and Earnscliffe Gate and at Fleetwood Crescent and Bramalea Road South.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Bramalea Road north of Fleetwood Crescent, at Queen Street East, north of Queen Street East and at Goodwood Road.

Instead, northbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Clark Boulevard at Edenborough Drive and Earnscliffe Gate and east of Esplanade Road,
  • on Finchgate Boulevard at Festoon Place and Queen Street East,
  • on Glenvale Boulevard at Gatwick Lane, north of Greenmount Road and across from Geraldine Court,
  • on Central Park Drive east of Graham Crescent [east] and east of Glenforest Road.
Canada Day shuttles

Brampton Transit is operating free shuttle bus services to accommodate the large crowds attending the event. (The City is encouraging everyone to park at one of the shuttle terminals and ride its buses to the park). Shuttle-bus service starts at noon Saturday, July 1 and continues until 9:30 p.m. from:

  • Gore Meadows Community Centre, 10150 The Gore Road (every hour);
  • Mount Pleasant GO Station (every 30 minutes);
  • Sheridan College terminal (every 30 minutes); and
  • Trinity Common terminal (every 30 minutes).

Buses return from Chinguacousy Park from 12:30 until 11 p.m. After the fireworks, the frequency increases.

8 Centre

(Brampton Transit has not confirmed detour-routing information. We’ve based this part of the post on information BT supplied about this event in 2016.)

From 10 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. Saturday, July 1, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Queen Street East and Dixie Road, then detour:

southward along Dixie;
eastward along Clark Boulevard;
northward along Central Park Drive;
westward along Knightsbridge Road;
northward along Team Canada Drive; and then
eastward into Bramalea Terminal,
ending their trips.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Queen Street East east of Dixie Road and
  • on Peel Centre Drive beside Bramalea City Centre.

Instead, eastbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Queen Street East west of Dixie Road,
  • on Dixie Road at Lisa Street,
  • on Clark Boulevard at Braemar Drive, east of Briar Path and west of Central Park Drive,
  • on Central Park Drive north of Clark Boulevard and
  • on Team Canada Drive north of Knightsbridge Road.

Westbound buses start their trips in Bramalea Terminal, then proceed:

southward along Central Park Drive;
westward along Clark Boulevard; and then
northward along Dixie Road to Queen Street East,
resuming their regular route westward along Queen East.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Peel Centre Drive beside Region of Peel headquarters.

Instead, westbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Central Park Drive north of Knightsbridge Road,
  • on Clark Boulevard west of Peel Centre Drive and across from Braemar Drive and
  • on Dixie Road at Lisa Street.
1 Queen

(Brampton Transit has not confirmed detour-routing information. We’ve based this part of the post on information BT supplied about this event in 2016.)

From 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. Saturday, July 1, eastbound buses operate along their regular route.

Westbound buses operate along their regular route to Queen Street East and Glenvale Boulevard / Finchgate Boulevard, then detour:

southward along Finchgate;
westward along Clark Boulevard; and then
northward along Bramalea Road to Knightsbridge Road,
resuming their regular route westward along Knightsbridge.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Queen Street East west of Glenvale Boulevard and
  • on Bramalea Road at Kensington Road.

Instead, westbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Finchgate Boulevard south of Queen Street East and at Clark Boulevard and
  • on Clark Boulevard across from Esplanade Road and Earnscliffe Gate and at Fleetwood Crescent and Bramalea Road.

From 8 until 11:59 p.m., eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Knightsbridge and Bramalea Roads, then detour:

southward along Bramalea;
eastward along Clark Boulevard;
northward along Finchgate Boulevard to Queen Street East,
resuming their regular route eastward along Queen East.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Bramalea Road north of Fleetwood Crescent and at Queen Street East and
  • on Queen Street East east of Bramalea Road.

Instead, eastbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Clark Boulevard at Edenborough Drive and Earnscliffe Gate and east of Esplanade Road,
  • on Finchgate Boulevard at Festoon Place and Queen Street East,

Westbound buses reverse the eastbound detour routing.

501 Züm Queen

(Brampton Transit has not confirmed detour-routing information. We’ve based this part of the post on information BT supplied about this event in 2016.)

From 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. Saturday, July 1, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Queen Street East and Dixie Road, then detour:

southward along Dixie;
eastward along Clark Boulevard;
northward along Central Park Drive;
through Bramalea Terminal;
southward along Central Park;
eastward along Knightsbridge Road; and then
northward along Bramalea Road to Queen Street East,
resuming their regular route eastward along Queen East.

Eastbound buses skip

  • Dixie Züm station.

Westbound buses operate along their regular route to Queen Street East and Glenvale Boulevard / Finchgate Boulevard, then detour:

southward along Finchgate;
westward along Clark Boulevard;
northward along Central Park Drive;
through Bramalea Terminal;
southward along Central Park;
westward along Clark; and then
northward along Dixie Road to Queen East,
resuming their regular route westward along Queen.

Westbound buses skip:

  • Bramalea Züm Station.

From 8 until 11:59 p.m. Saturday, July 1, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Queen Street East and Dixie Road, then detour:

southward along Dixie;
eastward along Clark Boulevard,
northward along Central Park Drive;
through Bramalea Terminal;
southward along Central Park;
eastward along Clark; and then
northward along Finchgate Boulevard to Queen East,
resuming their regular route eastward along Queen.

Eastbound buses skip:

  • Dixie and Bramalea Züm Stations.

You can view a map of the detour routing here. (.pdf)

GO Transit
36 Brampton / North York express

(GO has not confirmed detour-routing information. We’ve based this section of the post on information it supplied about this event in previous years.)

From 9 a.m. until midnight, Saturday, July 1, eastbound buses operate along their regular route Queen Street East and West Drive, then detour:

southward along West;
eastward along Clark Boulevard;
northward along Central Park Drive;
westward along Knightsbridge Road; and then
eastward into Bramalea Terminal,
resuming their regular route.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Queen Street East east of West Drive and Dixie Road South.

Westbound buses reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Queen Street East west of Dixie Road North.

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Bronte


Town of Oakville Canada Day events — Bronte Heritage Park

The Town of Oakville is also closing:

  • Lakeshore Road West between Bronte Road and Third Line

Saturday evening to accommodate the event.

The event affects Oakville Transit service.

Canada Day shuttle

Special Oakville Transit buses operate Saturday, July 1 from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. between Bronte GO Station and Bronte Heritage Waterfront Park.

The buses drop off or pick up passengers only at the GO station and the Bronte Cenotaph near Bronte and Lakeshore Roads.

Southbound buses start their trips in Bronte GO Station, then proceed:

westward along Wyecroft Road;
southward along Bronte Road;
westward along Lakeshore Road West to the Bronte Cenotaph,
ending their trips.

Buses leave Bronte GO Station about every six minutes, starting at 10:50 a.m.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound routing.

Pay regular Oakville Transit fares to the event; ride free of fare returning home.

Oakville Transit is also detouring buses while Lakeshore Road is closed.

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14 Lakeshore West

Pay the regular fare Saturday, July 1 on the way to the event. Ride free of fare on your way home from these bus stops:

  • at the Bronte Cenotaph;
  • Lakeshore and Bronte, bus stops #2336 and #2337;
  • Lakeshore and Jones, bus stops #2338 and #2339;
  • Lakeshore and Nelson, bus stops #2340 and #2457; and
  • Lakeshore and East, bus stops #2341 and #2458.

After 8 p.m. Saturday, July 1, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Lakeshore Road West and Bronte Road, then detour:

northward along Bronte; and then
eastward along Rebecca Street to Third Line,
resuming their regular route eastward along Rebecca.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Lakeshore Road West at West River Street and Bronte Road, west of Jones Street, at Nelson Street, east of East Street, across from Bronte Athletic Field and Solingate Drive and at Windsor Gate and
  • on Third Line north of Lakeshore Road West and at Venetia Drive and Hixon and Rebecca Streets.

Westbound buses reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Third Line at Hixon Street, Salvator Drive and Lakeshore Road West and
  • on Lakeshore Road West across from Windsor Gate, at Solingate Drive, beside Bronte Athletic Field and at East, Nelson and Jones Streets and Bronte Road..

Instead, westbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Rebecca Street west of Sabel Street and Stansfield Drive, at Sunset Drive and Sussex Street, across from Jones Street and at Bronte Road and
  • on Bronte Road across from Hixon and Sovereign Streets.

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3 Third Line

Pay the regular fare Saturday, July 1 on the way to the event. Ride free of fare on your way home from these bus stops:

  • at the Bronte Cenotaph;
  • Lakeshore and Bronte, bus stops #2336 and #2337;
  • Lakeshore and Jones, bus stops #2338 and #2339;
  • Lakeshore and Nelson, bus stops #2340 and #2457; and
  • Lakeshore and East, bus stops #2341 and #2458.

OT is adding extra evening service along the route, so that buses operate every 30 minutes, instead of every hour after about 7:30 p.m. You can view the special July 1 schedule here. (.pdf)

After 8 p.m. Saturday, July 1, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Bronte Road and Lakeshore Road West, then detour:

westward along Lakeshore West to the Bronte Cenotaph,
ending their trips.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Lakeshore Road West at West River Street and Bronte Road, west of Jones Street, at Nelson Street, east of East Street, across from Bronte Athletic Field and Solingate Drive and at Windsor Gate and
  • on Third Line north of Lakeshore Road West and at Venetia Drive and Hixon and Rebecca Streets.

Instead, southbound buses drop off passengers at a temporary stop

  • on Lakeshore Road West at the Bronte Cenotaph.

Northbound buses start their trips at the Bronte Cenotaph, then proceed:

eastward along Lakeshore Road West;
northward along Bronte Road; and then
eastward along Rebecca Street; and then
northward into South Oakville Centre Terminal,
resuming their regular route.

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Burlington

City of Burlington Canada Day event — Spencer Smith Park

This year, the City of Burlington celebrating Canada Day in the park from noon until 10 p.m.

The City is also closing

  • Lakeshore Road between Maple Avenue / North Shore Boulevard East and Elizabeth Street

from 9 until 11 p.m. to accommodate the safety zone for the fireworks display.

The event affects Burlington Transit and Hamilton Street Railway service.

Burlington Transit

Free shuttle buses operate from noon until 11 p.m. Saturday, July 1 to Downtown Terminal, from:

  • Haber Recreation Centre, 3040 Tim Dobbie Drive: Buses leave at noon, 1, 1:15, 2:15, 2:30, 3:30, 3:45, 4:45, 5, 5:15, 6, 6:15, 6:30, 7:15, 7:30, 7:45, 8:15, 8:30, 8:45, 9, 9:30 and 9:45 p.m.
  • Mainway Recreation Centre, 4015 Mainway: Buses leave at noon, 12:15, 1:15, 1:30, 2:30, 2:45, 3:45, 4, 5, 5:15, 5:30, 6:15, 6:30, 6:45, 7:30, 7:45, 8, 8:30, 8:45, 9, 9:15, 9:45 and 10 p.m.
  • Burlington GO Station, north parking lot (Queensway Drive): 12:15, 12:30, 1:30, 1:45, 2:45, 3, 4, 4:15, 5:15, 5:30, 5:45, 6:30, 6:45, 7, 7:45, 8, 8:15, 8:45, 9, 9:15, 9:30 and 10 p.m.

  • Buses return to the three starting points from Downtown Terminal at: 12:30, 12:45, 1:45, 2, 3, 3:15, 4:15, 4:30, 5, 5:30, 5:45, 6, 6:45, 7, 7:15, 7:45, 8, 8:15, 8:30, 9, 9:15, 9:30, 9:45, 10:15 and 10:30 p.m.

(Note that regular Burlington Transit service ends at about 7 p.m. holidays).

10 New - Maple

(Burlington Transit has not confirmed detour-routing information. We’ve based this section of the post on information it supplied about this event in previous years.)

From 9 until 11 p.m. Saturday, July 1, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Maple and Ontario Streets, then detour:

eastward along Ontario; and then
southward along Brant to Lakeshore,
resuming their regular route eastward along Lakeshore.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Maple Avenue across from Elgin Street and at North Shore Boulevard East.
  • on Lakeshore Road across from Brock, Nelson and Burlington Avenues.

Instead, inbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Ontario Street at Brock, Nelson and Burlington Avenues, Blathwayte Lane and Locust and Brant Streets and
  • on Brant Street south of Ontario Street.

Outbound buses reverse the inbound detour routing.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Lakeshore Road at Burlington and Nelson Avenues and west of Brock Avenue and
  • on Maple Avenue north of Lakeshore Road and at Elgin Street.

Instead, inbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on James Street at Brant Street and
  • on Ontario Street at Hurd, Hager and Maple Avenues.
Hamilton Street Railway
11 Parkdale

(The HSR has not confirmed detour-routing information. We’ve based this section of the post on information it supplied about this event in previous years.)

From 9 until 11 p.m. Saturday, July 1, Burlington-bound buses operate along their regular route to Lakeshore Road and North Shore Boulevard East / Maple Avenue, then detour:

northward along Maple;
eastward along Ontario Street;
southward along Brant Street;
eastward along James Street;
southward along Elizabeth Street;
westward along Pine Street; and then
northward along John Street to Downtown Burlington Terminal,
ending their trips.

Burlington-bound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Lakeshore Road across from Nelson and Burlington Avenues and Brant Street.

Hamilton-bound buses start their trips in Downtown Burlington Terminal, as usual, then proceed:

northward along John Street;
westward along James Street;
northward along Brant Street;
westward along Ontario Street; and then
southward along Maple Avenue to North Shore Boulevard East / Lakeshore Road,
resuming their regular route southward along Lakeshore.

Hamilton-bound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Elizabeth Street at Lakeshore Road,
  • on Lakeshore Road at Brant Street and Burlington and Nelson Avenues.

Cambridge

See Preston.


East York


East York events include: the East York Canada Parade; and the East York Canada Day Celebrations.

East York Canada Day Celebrations

The City of Toronto is closing

  • Cosburn Avenue between Oak Park and Cedarvale Avenues

and other streets near Stan Wadlow Park from 7 a.m. until midnight Saturday, July 1 to accommodate the annual celebration.

87 Cosburn

From 7 until 11:59 p.m., Saturday, July 1, westbound buses operate along their regular route to Lumsden and Westlake Avenues, then detour:

westward along Lumsden; and then
northward along Woodbine Avenue to Cosburn Avenue,
resuming their regular route westward along Cosburn.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Westlake Avenue at Wallingdon and Hampstead Avenues,
  • on Cosburn Avenue west of Westlake Crescent,
  • on Haldon Avenue at the East York Acres parking lot and
  • on Cosburn Avenue at Gledhill, Cedarvale and Woodbine Avenues.

Instead, westbound buses drop off and pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Lumsden Avenue at Gledhill Avenue and west of Cedarvale Avenue and
  • on Woodbine Avenue at Barker Avenue.

Eastbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Cosburn Avenue at Cedarvale and Gledhill Avenues,
  • on Haldon Avenue at the East York Acres parking lot, +on Cosburn Avenue at Westlake Avenue and +on Westlake Avenue at Hampstead and Lumsden Avenues.

Instead, eastbound buses drop off and pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Lumsden Avenue east of Cedarvale Avenue and at Oak Park and Westlake Avenues.

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East York Canada Day Parade

The parade winds through East York between Dieppe and Stan Wadlow Parks from 9:45 a.m. until noon. Organizers start forming the parade at Dieppe Park around 9 a.m., then the parade proceeds at 10 a.m.:

eastward along Cosburn Avenue;
southward along Coxwell Avenue;
eastward along Sammon Avenue;
northward along Woodbine Avenue; and then
eastward along Trenton Avenue into Stan Wadlow Park.

The event affects TTC services.

87 Cosburn

Expect delays from 10 a.m. until noon Saturday, July 1 as the parade passes along Cosburn Avenue between Greenwood and Coxwell Avenues and along Woodbine Avenue at Cosburn Avenue. Toronto Police Service officers let buses proceed through gaps in the parade.

70 O’Connor

Expect delays from 10 a.m. until noon Saturday, July 1, as the parade passes along Coxwell Avenue between Cosburn and Sammon Avenues. Toronto Police Service officers let buses proceed through gaps in the parade.

91 Woodbine

Expect delays from 10 a.m. until noon Saturday, July 1, as the parade passes along Woodbine Avenue between Sammon and Trenton Avenues. Toronto Police Service officers let buses proceed through gaps in the parade.

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Etobicoke

See Humber Bay Shores


Guelph

Canada Day in the Park — Riverside Park

Guelph Transit is operating free shuttle buses between Guelph Central Station and Riverside Park, at 8:45 and 9:15 p.m. Saturday, July 1. At the end of the fireworks, the shuttle buses return downtown from Riverside Park on Woodlawn Road East, beside the bandstand from about 10 until 11 p.m.

From 9:15 a.m. until 8:45 p.m., Guelph Transit buses operate with their regular holiday schedules, with buses leaving Guelph Central Station or University Centre terminal every hour.

From 8:45 until 11 p.m., GT only operates buses along the shuttle route. Regular transit service resumes from 11:15 p.m. until 12:15 a.m.

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Hamilton


City of Hamilton Canada Day Events and Fireworks — Bayfront and Pier 4 Parks
Parking Lot shuttle

The HSR is operating special shuttle buses that allow event goers to park at Bayfront Park, West Harbour GO Station, Eastwood Park or Pier 8 and attend the various events.

From noon until 11:30 p.m. Friday, June 30 and from 9 a.m. until 11:30 p.m. Saturday, July 1, buses start their trips in Bayfront Park, then proceed:

eastward along Harbour Front Drive and Strachan Streets West and East,
northward along John Street North;
eastward along Burlington Street East;
northward along Ferguson Avenue North, passing Eastwood Park;
westward along Guise Street East;
northward along Discovery Drive to Pier 8; then continuing
southward along Discovery;
westward along Guise East and West;
north- and westward along Leander Drive to Pier 4; then continuing
east- and southward along Leander;
eastward along Guise West;
southward along James Street North, passing West Harbour GO Station;
westward along Barton Street East;
northward along Bay Street North; and then
westward along Harbour Front Drive to Bayfront Park,
ending their trips.

Buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops

  • on Harbour Front Drive in Bayfront Park,
  • on Strachan Street West at James Street North,
  • on Ferguson Avenue North across from Eastwood Park,
  • on Discovery Drive at Pier 8,
  • on Leander Drive at Pier 4 and
  • on James Street North south of Strachan Street West and beside West Harbour GO Station.

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Shuttle buses to Bayfront and Pier 4 Parks

The Hamilton Street Railway is operating free shuttle buses between downtown Hamilton and Pier 4 from 9 a.m. Saturday, July 1 until 1 a.m. Sunday, July 2 to accommodate passengers hoping to enjoy the City’s events and fireworks display.

Northbound buses start their trips from a stop on King Street West across from Summers Lane, then proceed:

westward along King West;
northward along Bay Street North;
westward along Harbour Front Drive into Bayfront Park; then continuing
eastward along Harbour Front and Strachan Street West;
northward along James Street North;
eastward along Guise Street East; and then
northward along Discovery Drive;
westward along the second parking laneway south of Sarcoa’s Restaurant; and then
southward along Discovery Drive to a temporary bus stop beside Williams’ Fresh Cafe,
ending their trips.

Northbound buses pick up or drop off passengers at stops

  • on King Street West across from Summers Lane,
  • in Bayfront Park,
  • on Strachan Street West at James Street North,
  • on James Street North at Guise Street East and
  • on Discovery Drive beside Williams’ Fresh Cafe.

Southbound buses start their trips on Discovery Drive beside Williams’ Fresh Cafe, then proceed:

southward along Discovery Drive;
westward along Guise Street East;
southward along James Street North; and then
westward along King Street West to across from Summers Lane,
ending their trips.

Southbound buses drop off or pick up passengers

  • on Discovery Drive beside Williams’ Fresh Cafe,
  • on James Street North south of Guise and Strachan Streets West, at Colbourne Street, south of Cannon Street West and across from King William Street and
  • on King Street West across from Summers Lane.

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99 Waterfront shuttle

All day Friday, June 30, Saturday, July 1 and Sunday, July 2, northbound buses operate along their regular route to Discovery Drive at the second parking laneway south of Sarcoa’s Restaurant, then detour:

westward along the parking laneway; and then
southward along Discovery Drive to a temporary bus stop beside Williams’ Fresh Cafe,
ending their trips.

Northbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Discovery Drive beside Pier 8.

Instead, northbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at a temporary stop

  • on Discovery Drive beside Williams’ Fresh Cafe.

Southbound buses start their trips on Discovery Drive beside Williams’ Fresh Cafe, then proceed:

along their regular route southward along Discovery.

Southbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Discovery Drive beside Pier 8.

Instead, southbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at a temporary stop

  • on Discovery Drive beside Williams’ Fresh Cafe.

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Humber Bay Shores


Canada Day in Humber Bay Park
Shuttle bus to Humber Bay Park

The TTC is operating a special shuttle bus between Old Mill Station and Lake Shore Boulevard West at Legion Road from 1 p.m. until midnight Saturday, July 1.

It’s also assigning a Wheel-Trans vehicle to transport passengers who need an elevator between Jane Station (which is accessible) and Old Mill Station.


Kitchener


City of Kitchener Canada Day event

The City of Kitchener is closing:

  • King Street West between Young and Queen Streets and
  • Gaukel Street between Charles and King Streets West

Saturday evening to accommodate the annual event.

Grand River Transit is detouring buses, while the streets are closed.

6 Bridge

After 5 p.m. Saturday, July 1, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Weber Street West and Victoria Street North, then detour:

eastward along Weber West;
southward along Water Streets North and South;
eastward along Charles Street West;
southward along Ontario Street South; and then
westward into Charles Street Terminal,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Victoria Street North south of Weber Street West and
  • on King Street West east of Victoria Street South, at Water Street South and Gaukel Street.

Instead, inbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Weber Street West east of Victoria Street North and
  • on Water Street South south of King Street West.

Outbound buses start their trips in Charles Street Terminal, as usual, then proceed:

northward along Gaukel Street;
westward along Charles Street West;
northward along Water Streets South and North; and then
westward along Weber Street West to Victoria Street North,
resuming their regular route westward along Weber West.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street West west of College Street and at Francis Street North and
  • on Victoria Street North north of Duke Street West.

Instead, outbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Water Street South at King Street West and
  • on Weber Street West at Victoria Street North.
7 Mainline

After 5 p.m. Saturday, July 1, Fairview-bound buses operate along their regular route to Victoria Street South and Joseph Street, then detour:

eastward along Joseph Street; and then
northward along Gaukel Street to Charles Street Terminal,
resuming their regular route eastward into the terminal.

Fairview-bound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street West east of Victoria Street South, at Water Street South and Gaukel Street.

Waterloo-bound buses operate along their regular route to Charles Street Terminal, then detour:

southward along Gaukel Street; and then
westward along Joseph Street to Victoria Street South,
resuming their regular route southward along Victoria.

Instead, Fairview-bound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Joseph Street across from Water Street South.

Waterloo-bound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Charles Street West west of Water Street South.

Instead, Waterloo-bound buses drop off or pick up passengers at a temporary stop

  • on Joseph Street at Water Street South.
1 Queen - River

Fairview-bound buses operate along their regular route.

After 5 p.m., Saturday, June 17, Boardwalk-bound buses operate along their regular route to Frederick Street and King Street East, then detour:

southward along Benton Street; and then
westward along Charles Streets East and West to Gaukel Street,
resuming their regular route southward along Gaukel.

Boardwalk-bound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street East at Queen Street North and
  • on King Street West west of Ontario Street North.

Markham


City of Markham Canada Day Events — Milne Park

The Region of York and the City of Markham are closing

  • McCowan Road (Regional Road 67) between Raymerville Drive / Carlton Road and 14th Avenue

from 2:45 until 5 p.m. and from 8 until 11:45 p.m. Saturday, July 1 to accommodate the annual event. The event includes a parade along McCowan Road at 4 p.m. and fireworks at 9:30 p.m.

The Region and City are also closing

  • Highway 7 between Laidlaw Boulevard and Bullock Drive

from 3 until 5 p.m. Saturday.

The TTC and YRT are detouring bus service during the event.

Toronto Transit Commission
129A McCowan North

From 2:45 until 5 p.m. and from 8 until 11:45 p.m. Saturday, July 1, southbound buses operate along their regular route to McCowan Road and Bullock Drive, then detour:

west- and southward along Bullock;
westward along Highway 7;
southward along Oakcrest Avenue;
eastward along Castan Avenue;
southward along Piera Gardens; and then
eastward along South Unionville Avenue to McCowan,
resuming their regular route southward along McCowan.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on McCowan Road across from Heritage Road, at Highway 7, across from Southdale Drive and at South Unionville Avenue.

Instead, southbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Bullock Drive beside Centennial GO Station and at Austin Drive,
  • on Highway 7 west of Bullock Drive,
  • on Castan Avenue across from Sabiston Drive and at Piera Gardens and
  • on South Unionville Avenue at Rembrandt Drive and McCowan Road.

Northbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on McCowan Road across from South Unionville Avenue, at Southdale Drive, Highway 7, Heritage Road and Bullock Drive.

Instead, northbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on South Unionville Avenue west of McCowan and George Martin Roads and at Piera Gardens,
  • on Castan Avenue west of Sabiston Drive and
  • on Bullock Drive north of Highway 7, across from Austin Drive and Centennial GO Station.

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York Region Transit
1 Highway 7

From 3 until 5:30 p.m. Saturday, July 1, westbound buses operate along their regular route to Highway 7 and Laidlaw Boulevard, then detour:

northward along Laidlaw; and then
west- and southward along Bullock Drive to Highway 7,
resuming their regular route westward along Highway 7.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Highway 7 at McCowan Road, west of McCowan Road and at Bullock Drive.

Instead, westbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Bullock Drive beside Centennial GO Station and at Austin Drive.

Eastbound buses reverse the westbound detour routing.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Highway 7 east of Bullock Drive and McCowan Road and at Conservation Avenue.

Instead, eastbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Bullock Drive north of Highway 7 and across from Austin Drive and Centennial GO Station.
Markham Canada Day shuttle bus

Public parking is not available at Milne Dam Conservation Area. Free parking is available at CF Markville (mall), 5000 Highway 7 East. Park only in the south-east lot, near McCowan Road and Highway 7 and board the shuttle bus. The bus operates from noon until 9:45 p.m. and after the fireworks. (No shuttle-bus service during the parade, from 3 until 5:30 p.m.)

41 Markham local

From 3 until 5:30 p.m. Saturday, July 1, westbound buses operate along their regular route to McCowan Road and Bullock Drive, then detour:

west- and southbound along Bullock Drive; and then
eastbound along Highway 7 to CF Markville,
ending their trips.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on McCowan Road across from Heritage Road and at Highway 7.

Instead, westbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Bullock Drive beside Centennial GO Station and at Austin Drive.

Eastbound buses start their trips at CF Markville, then proceed:

westward along Highway 7; and then
north- and eastward along Bullock Drive to McCowan Road,
resuming their regular route northward along McCowan.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on McCowan Road at Heritage Road.

Instead, eastbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Bullock Drive north of Highway 7 and across from Austin Drive and Centennial GO Station.
40 Unionville local

From 3 until 5 p.m. Saturday, July 1, westbound buses start their trips at CF Markville, then proceed:

westward along Highway 7; and then
north- and eastward along Bullock Drive to McCowan Road,
resuming their regular route northward along McCowan.

Westbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on McCowan Road at Heritage Road.

Instead, westbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops on Bullock Drive north of Highway 7 and across from Austin Drive and Centennial GO Station.

Eastbound buses operate along their regular route to McCowan Road and Bullock Drive, then detour:

west- and southbound along Bullock Drive; and then eastbound along Highway 7 to CF Markville, ending their trips.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on McCowan Road opposite Heritage Road and at Highway 7.

Instead, eastbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Bullock Drive beside Centennial GO Station, at Austin Drive and Highway 7.
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From 3 until 5 p.m. Saturday, July 1, westbound buses operate along their regular route to Highway 7 and Laidlaw Boulevard, then detour:

northward along Laidlaw; and then
west- and southward along Bullock Drive to Highway 7,
resuming their regular route westward along Highway 7.

Westbound buses skip

  • the McCowan vivastation.

Eastbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Eastbound buses skip

  • the McCowan vivastation.

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Milton


Town of Milton Canada Day Events — Milton Fairgrounds

The Town of Milton’s events start at 11:30 a.m. and end with fireworks at 10 p.m.

Milton Transit

Although Milton Transit does not usually provide service on holidays, it is operating buses along all regular routes today, slightly revising the routes when the buses reach downtown. The buses link various parts of Milton and parking lots in outlying areas with downtown to make sure everyone can get to the festival. All buses operate free of fare.

You can view a map and schedule of the special Canada Day routes here. (.pdf)

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Click on the map for a closer view.

62 Campbellville

Buses operate along their regular route to and from Milton GO Station. Buses leave the station at 11:10 a.m. and every hour until 11:10 p.m. They return to the station at 12:02 p.m. and every hour until 12:02 a.m.

7 Harrison

See 6 / 7 Scott / Harrison.

2 Main

All day, Saturday, July 1, buses operate along their regular route to Maple Avenue and Thompson Road North, then proceed:

southward along Thompson North to Main Street East,
resuming their regular route westward along Main East.

Buses leave the fairgrounds at 11 a.m. and every 20 minutes until 11:40 p.m. They return to the fairgrounds at 11:37 a.m. and every 20 minutes until 11:37 p.m.

Milton Sports Centre shuttle

Milton Transit is adding more service to the north end of the 8 Wilmott route to provide extra service between the Milton Sports Centre — where parking is plentiful — and the fairgrounds.

Buses leave the sports centre at 11:35 a.m. and every 20 minutes until 11:35 p.m. They leave the fairgrounds at 11:40 a.m. and every 20 minutes until 11:40 p.m.

9 Ontario South

All day, Saturday, July 1, southbound buses start their trips on Heslop Road across from the Milton Fairgrounds, then proceed:

eastward along Heslop;
southward along Commercial Street; and then
eastward along Derry Road West to Ontario Street South,
resuming their regular route southward along Ontario South.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route to Ontario Street South and Derry Road West, then detour:

westward along Derry West;
northward along Bronte Street South; and then
eastward along Heslop Road to a stop across from the Milton Fairgrounds,
ending their trips.

Buses leave the fairgrounds at 11 a.m. and every 30 minutes until 11:30 p.m. They return to the fairgrounds at 11:26 a.m. and every 30 minutes until 11:26 p.m.

6 / 7 Scott / Harrison

All day Saturday, July 1, eastbound buses start their trips on Dymott Avenue east of Savoline Boulevard, then proceed:

northward along Savoline;
eastward along Pringle Avenue;
northward along Scott Boulevard;
eastward along Main Street West; br/ > southward along Bronte Street South; and then
eastward Laurier Avenue;
northward along Commercial Street; and then
westward along Heslop Road to a stop beside the Milton Fairgrounds,
ending their trips.

Westbound buses start their trips on Heslop Road beside the Milton Fairgrounds, then proceed:

westward along Heslop;
northward along Bronte Street South;
westward along Main Street West;
southward along Scott Boulevard; and then
westward along Dymott Avenue to Savoline Boulevard,
ending their trips.

Buses leave the fairgrounds at 11:30 a.m. and every 30 minutes until 11:30 p.m. They return to the fairgrounds at 11:27 a.m. and every 30 minutes until 11:27 p.m.

4 Thompson / Clark

All day Saturday, July 1, northbound buses operate along their regular route to Thompson Road South and Laurier Avenue, then detour:

westward along Laurier;
northward along Bronte Street South; and then
eastward along Heslop Road to a stop across from the Milton Fairgrounds,
ending their trips.

Southbound buses start their trips on Heslop Road across from the Milton Fairgrounds, then proceed:

eastward along Heslop;
southward along Commercial Street; and then
eastward along Laurier Avenue to Thompson Road South,
resuming their regular route southward along Thompson South.

Buses leave the fairgrounds at 11 a.m. and every 30 minutes until 11:30 p.m. They return to the fairgrounds at 11:27 a.m. and every 30 minutes until 11:27 p.m.

Milton Transit is offering “flag-stop” service on streets where buses don’t usually operate. You can flag the drivers to stop their buses to pick you up by waving at them.

3 Trudeau

All day, Saturday, July 1, southbound buses start their trips on Heslop Road across from the Milton Fairgrounds, then proceed:

eastward along Heslop;
southward along Commercial Street; and then
eastward along Derry Road East to Miller Way,
resuming their regular route eastward along Derry East.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route to Derry Road East and Miller Way, then detour:

westward along Derry East;
northward along Bronte Street South;
eastward along Heslop Road to a stop across from the Milton Fairgrounds,
ending their trips.

Buses leave the fairgrounds at 11:15 a.m. and every 30 minutes until 11:45 p.m. They return to the fairgrounds at 11:32 a.m. and every 30 minutes until 11:32 p.m.

8 Wilmott

All day Saturday, July 1, southbound buses start their trips on Heslop Road across from the Milton Fairgrounds then proceed:

eastward along Heslop;
southward along Commercial Street and Santa Monica Boulevard;
looping counterclockwise around the Milton Sports Centre; and then
northward along Santa Monica to Derry West,,
resuming their regular route westward along Derry West.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route to Santa Monica Boulevard and Derry Road East, then proceed:

westward along Derry East;
northward along Bronte Street South; and then
eastward along Heslop Road to a stop across from the Milton Fairgrounds,
ending their trips.

Buses leave the fairgrounds at 11:15 a.m. and every 30 minutes until 11:45 p.m. They return to the fairgrounds at 11:32 a.m. and every 30 minutes until 11:32 p.m.

1 Woodward

All day Saturday, July 1, eastbound buses start their trips on Heslop Road beside the Milton Fairgrounds, then proceed:

westward along Heslop;
northward along Bronte Street South;
eastward along Main Street East; and then
southward through the Drew Centre to Milton GO Station bus terminal,
ending their trips.

Westbound buses start their trips at Milton GO Station, then proceed:

eastward through the Drew Centre;
northward along Thompson Road South;
eastward along Main Street East;
north-, west- and southward along Maple Avenue;
westward along Woodward Avenue;
southward along Martin Street;
westward along Mill Street
southward along Elizabeth Street;
westward along Main Street East;
southward along Bronte Street South;
eastward along Derry Road;
northward along Commercial Street; and then
eastward along Heslop Road to a stop beside the Milton Fairgrounds,
ending their trips.

Buses leave the fairgrounds at 11 a.m. and every 30 minutes until 11:30 p.m. They return to the fairgrounds at 11:27 a.m. and every 30 minutes until 11:27 p.m.

5 Yates

All day Saturday, July 1, southbound buses start their trips on Heslop Road across from Milton Fairgrounds, then proceed:

eastward along Heslop Road;
southward along Commercial Street and Santa Maria Boulevard to the Milton Sports Centre.

After looping around the Sports Centre, buses continue:

northward along Santa Maria; and then
eastward along Derry Road East to Holly Avenue,
resuming their regular route southward along Holly.

The buses continue along their regular route to Phillbook Drive and Hepburn Road, then proceed:

eastward along Hepburn; and then
southward along Thompson Road South to Louis St. Laurent Boulevard, beside Bristol District Park and Ride carpool lot,
ending their trips.

Northbound buses start their trips on Thompson Road at Louis St. Laurent Boulevard, then proceed:

westward along Louis St. Laurent;
northward along Kennedy Circle; and then
northward along Philbrook Drive to Hepburn Road,
resuming their regular route westward along Hepburn.

The buses then continue along their regular route to Holly Avenue and Derry Road East, then detour:

westward along Derry East;
southward along Santa Maria Boulevard to the Milton Sports Centre.

After looping around the Sports Centre, buses continue:

northward along Santa Maria and Commercial Street; and then
westward along Heslop Road to a stop across from the Milton Fairgrounds,
ending their trips.

Buses leave the fairgrounds at 11 a.m. and every 30 minutes until 11:30 p.m. They return to the fairgrounds at 11:26 a.m. and every 30 minutes until 11:26 p.m.

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Mississauga City Centre

See also Port Credit,


City of Mississauga Canada Day Events — Civic Centre Area

From 10 a.m. until 11:30 p.m. Saturday, July 1, the City of Mississauga is closing

  • Duke of York Boulevard between Prince of Wales Drive and Burnhamthorpe Road West and
  • City Centre Drive between Living Arts Drive and Mercer Street.

From 7 until 11:30 p.m. Saturday, the City is also closing:

  • Burnhamthorpe Road West between Confederation Parkway and Hurontario Street,
  • Kariya Gate between City Centre Drive and Burnhamthorpe Road West and
  • Living Arts Drive between Prince of Wales Drive and Burnhamthorpe Road West.

GO Transit and MiWay are detouring bus services during the event.

GO Transit
19A Mississauga / North York
21A / 21P Milton / Toronto

(GO has not confirmed detour-routing information. We’ve based this section of the post on information GO supplied in 2016 during this event.)

After 10 a.m. Saturday, July 1, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Station Gate Road and Rathburn Road West, then detour:

eastbound along Rathburn West; and then
southward along City Centre Drive to Robert Speck Parkway West,
resuming their regular route eastward along Robert Speck West.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Duke of York Boulevard at Princess Royal Drive and
  • on City Centre Drive at #201 City Centre and east of Kariya Gate.

Westbound buses operate along their regular route to Robert Speck Parkway West and City Centre Drive, then detour:

northward along City Centre Drive; and then
westward along Rathburn Road West to Duke of York Boulevard,
resuming their regular route northward along Duke of York.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Robert Speck Parkway West west of Hurontario Street and
  • on City Centre Drive across from Kariya Gate and at Duke of York Boulevard.
MiWay
7 Airport

MiWay is providing extra service from City Centre Transit Terminal after the fireworks late Saturday, July 1.

3 Bloor

From 7 until 11:30 p.m. Saturday, July 1, eastbound buses start their trips at the City Centre Terminal at Square One, and proceed:

eastward along Rathburn Road West;
southward along City Centre Drive;
eastward along Robert Speck Parkway West; and then
southward along Hurontario Street to Elm Drive,
resuming their regular route eastward along Elm Drive East.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on City Centre Drive north of Kariya Gate,
  • on Kariya Drive across from Enfield Place [north and south] and
  • on Elm Drive West east of Kariya Drive.

Instead, eastbound buses drop off and pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Robert Speck Parkway West at Hurontario Street and
  • on Hurontario Street at Burnhamthorpe Road West and south of MatThews Gate.

Westbound buses reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Elm Drive West at Kariya Drive,
  • on Kariya Drive north of Enfield Place [north],
  • on Kariya Gate at City Centre Drive and
  • on City Centre Drive north of Kariya Gate.

Instead westbound buses drop off and pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Hurontario Street across from Matthews Gate and at Burnhamthorpe Road East and
  • on Robert Speck Parkway West at City Centre Drive.

MiWay is also providing extra service from City Centre Transit Terminal after the fireworks.

10 Bristol - Britannia

MiWay is providing extra service from City Centre Transit Terminal after the fireworks late Saturday, July 1.

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26 Burnhamthorpe

From 10 a.m. until 11:30 p.m. Saturday, July 1, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Burnhamthorpe Road West and Confederation Parkway, then detour:

northward along Confederation;
eastward along Rathburn Road West;
southward along City Centre Drive;
eastward along Robert Speck Parkway West; and then
southward along Hurontario Street to Burnhamthorpe,
resuming their regular route eastward along Burnhamthorpe.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Duke of York Boulevard at City Centre Drive, across from Princess Royal Drive, at Square One Road and Rathburn Road West and
  • on City Centre Drive north of Kariya Gate.

Instead, eastbound buses drop off and pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Confederation Parkway at Princess Royal and Prince of Wales Drives and Rathburn Road West,
  • on Rathburn Road West at Living Arts Drive and Duke of York Boulevard and
  • on Robert Speck Parkway West east of City Centre Drive.

Westbound buses reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Kariya Gate at City Centre Drive,
  • on City Centre Drive north of Kariya Gate,
  • on Duke of York Boulevard south of Rathburn Road West and at Prince of Wales, Princess Royal and City Centre Drives and Burnhamthorpe Road West,
  • on Burnhamthorpe Road West at Living Arts Drive and Confederation Parkway.

Instead, westbound buses drop off and pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Robert Speck Parkway West at City Centre Drive,
  • on Rathburn Road West at Living Arts Drive,
  • on Confederation Parkway south of Rathburn Road West, across from Princess Royal Drive and at Burnhamthorpe Road West.

MiWay is also providing extra service from City Centre Transit Terminal after the fireworks.

34 Credit Valley

MiWay is providing extra service from City Centre Transit Terminal after the fireworks late Saturday, July 1.

6 Credit Woodlands

From 7 until 11:30 p.m. Saturday, July 1, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Confederation Parkway and Burnhamthorpe Road West, then detour:

northward along Confederation; and then
eastward along Rathburn Road West to Living Arts Drive,
resuming their regular route eastward along Rathburn West.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Living Arts Drive at City Centre, Princess Royal, Prince of Wales and Square One Drives and Rathburn Road West.

Instead, eastbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Confederation Parkway at Princess Royal and Prince of Wales Drives and Rathburn Road West and
  • on Rathburn Road West at Living Arts Drive.

Westbound buses reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Living Arts Drive south of Rathburn Road West and Princess Royal Drive and at Burnhamthorpe Road West.

Instead, westbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Rathburn Road West across from Living Arts Drive and
  • on Confederation Parkway at Square One and City Centre Drives.

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19 Hurontario

MiWay is providing extra service from City Centre Transit Terminal after the fireworks late Saturday, July 1.

The event in Port Credit also affects service along this route.

61 Mavis

MiWay is providing extra service from City Centre Transit Terminal after the fireworks late Saturday, July 1.

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Newmarket


Kanata Summer Festival — Town of Newmarket Canada Day events

The Town of Newmarket is closing

  • Main Street South between Queen and Water Streets

from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. Saturday, July 1, to accommodate the annual street festival

The Town is also closing:

  • Doug Duncan Drive between Main Street South and Water Street,
  • Darcy Street between Water and Eagle Streets,
  • Eagle Street between Darcy Street and Lorne Avenue and
  • Water Street between Prospect Street and Main Street South

from 6 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday, July 1 to accommodate the street festival and other Canada Day events in Fairy Lake Park.

York Region Transit is detouring buses, while the streets are closed.

54 Bayview

From 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. Saturday, July 1, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street South and Queen Street, then detour:

eastward along Queen; and then
southward along Prospect Street to Water Street / Gorham Street,
resuming their regular route southward along Prospect.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street South at Queen and Botsford Streets and
  • on Water Street across from Doug Duncan Drive.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Water Street west of Doug Duncan Drive and
  • on Main Street South across from Botsford Street and at Queen Street.
Kanata shuttle bus

Free Kanata shuttle buses to and from the event pick up and drop off event-goers at Ray Twinney Recreation Complex, 100 Eagle Street West, the Magna Centre, 800 Mulock Drive, and Newmarket Riverwalk Commons (200 Doug Duncan Drive) every hour. Parking is available at the Ray Twinney Recreation Complex and the Magna Centre. The last shuttle from the event at Newmarket Riverwalk Commons leaves at 4 p.m.

  • Ray Twinney Recreation Complex: buses leave at 11 a.m. and every hour until 4 p.m.
  • Magna Centre: buses leave at 11:30 a.m. and every hour until 4:30 p.m.
  • Riverwalk Commons: buses leave for Magna at 11:15 a.m. and every hour until 4:15 p.m.; they leave for Ray Twinney at 11:45 a.m. and every hour until 4:45 p.m.
56 Gorham - Eagle

From 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday, July 1, westbound buses operate along their regular route to Gorham and Prospect Streets, then detour:

northward along Prospect;
westward along Queen Street; and then
southward along Lorne Avenue to Eagle Street,
resuming their regular route westward along Eagle.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Water Street at Doug Duncan Drive
  • on Eagle Street at Church Street, across from Ellen Street and at Lorne Avenue.

Instead, westbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Lorne Avenue at Park Avenue and Eagle Street.

Eastbound buses reverse the westbound detour routing.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Eagle Street at Ellen Street and east of William Street,
  • on Water Street across from Doug Duncan Drive.

Instead, eastbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Lorne Avenue at Park Avenue and Queen Street.
520 Newmarket community bus

All day Saturday, July 1, buses operate along their regular route to Prospect Street and Water Street / Gorham Drive, then detour:

northward along Prospect;
westward along Queen Street; and then
southward along Lorne Avenue to Eagle Street,
resuming their regular route westward along Eagle.

Buses skip their regular stops at 540 Timothy Street and 468 / 474 Eagle Street.

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North York


Canada Day at Mel Lastman Square

The City of Toronto is closing

  • Yonge Street between Park Home / Empress Avenue and North York Boulevard / Elmwood Avenue

Canada Day afternoon and evening to accommodate the event.

The TTC is detouring buses while the street is closed.

97 Yonge

From 8 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Saturday, July 1, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Yonge Street and Park Home Avenue, then detour:

westward along Park Home;
southward along Beecroft Road; and then
eastward along North York Boulevard to Yonge,
resuming their regular route southward along Yonge.

Southbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Yonge Street at North York Centre Station (across from Hillcrest Avenue).

From 12:30 p.m. until midnight Saturday, July 1, northbound buses operate along their regular route to Yonge Street and Elmwood Avenue, then detour:

eastward along Elmwood;
northward along Doris Avenue; and then
westward along Empress Avenue to Yonge,
resuming their regular route northward along Yonge.

Northbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Yonge Street at Empress Avenue.

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Peterborough


Peterborough Canada Day Parade

The City of Peterborough is closing

  • George Streets North and South between Parkhill Road and Lansdowne Avenue

Saturday afternoon to accommodate the Downtown Peterborough Business Improvement Association’s annual parade.

The event affects GO Transit and Peterborough Transit services.

GO Transit
88 Peterborough / Oshawa

(GO has not confirmed the detour. We’ve based this part of the post on information it provided during this event in 2016.)

From 10:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, July 1, southbound buses operate along their regular route to George Street South and Parkhill Road West, then detour:

westward along Parkhill
southward along Aylmer Street North;
eastward along Simcoe
looping through the Downtown Peterborough Terminal; then
westward along Simcoe Street; and then
southward along Aylmer North to Charlotte Street,
resuming their regular route westward along Charlotte.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route to Charlotte Street at Aylmer Street North, then detour:

northward along Aylmer North;
eastward along Simcoe Street;
looping through the Downtown Peterborough Terminal; then
westward along Simcoe Street;
northward along Aylmer North;
eastward along Parkhill Road West to Water Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Water.

Buses serve all regular stops.

Peterborough Transit
11 Ashburnham

From 10:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, July 1, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Simcoe Street west of Queen Street,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stop:

  • in Downtown Peterborough Terminal.

Outbound buses start their trips on Simcoe Street west of Queen Street, then proceed:

westward along Simcoe Street;
northward along Water Street; and then
eastward along Hunter Street West to Queen Street,
resuming their regular route eastward along Hunter West.

Inbound buses skip their regular stop:

  • in Downtown Peterborough Terminal.

Instead, outbound buses pick up passengers at a temporary stop

  • on Simcoe Street west of Queen Street.
10 Collison

From 10:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, July 1, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Lansdowne Street West and George Street South, then detour:

eastward along Lansdowne West;
northward along Aylmer Streets South and North;
eastward along Simcoe Street; and then
northward into Downtown Peterborough Terminal,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on George Street South north of Lansdowne Street West and at Romaine Street,
  • on George Street North at Rink Street and beside Holiday Inn and
  • on Water Street at King Street and north of Charlotte Street.

Instead, inbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Lansdowne Street West at Aylmer Street South,
  • on Aylmer Street South at Prince Street, north of Princess Street and at Lake Street and
  • on Aylmer Street North at Townsend and Dalhousie Streets and north of Sherbrooke and King Streets.

Outbound buses reverse the inbound detour routing.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on George Street North south of Charlotte, King, Sherbrooke and Dalhousie Streets and at Perry Street,
  • on George Street South south of Lake Street and at Romaine Street,
  • on Princess Street east of George Street South and
  • on Lock Street south of Princess Street.

Instead, outbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Aylmer Street North at King Street, south of Sherbrooke and Townsend Streets and at Lake Street,
  • on Aylmer Street South south of Romaine Street and at Lansdowne Street West and
  • on Lansdowne Street West east of Roger Neilson Way.
1 George North

From 10:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, July 1, inbound buses operate along their regular route to George Street North and Parkhill Road West, then detour:

westward along Parkhill West;
southward along Reid Street;
eastward along Simcoe Street; and then
northward into Downtown Peterborough Terminal,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on George Street North south of Parkhill Road West, at Edinburgh, Dublin, London, McDonnel and Murray Streets and south of Brock Street and Hunter Street West.

Instead, inbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Reid Street at Dublin, London, Murray and Brock Streets and
  • on Simcoe Street at Rubbidge and Stewart Streets.

Outbound buses start their trips in Downtown Peterborough Terminal, as usual, then detour:

westward along Simcoe Street;
northward along Rubbidge and Reid Streets; and then
eastward along Parkhill Road West to Water Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Water.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Water Street north of Hunter Street West, at Brock and Murray Streets, north of McDonnel and London Streets, at Dublin Street, across from Edinburgh Street and north of Antrim Street.

Instead, outbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Simcoe Street at Rubbidge Street,
  • on Rubbidge Street at Brock and Murray Streets,
  • on Reid Street at McDonnel Street, north of London Street and at Edinburgh Street.
9 Nicholls Park

From 10:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, July 1, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Simcoe Street west of Queen Street,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stop:

  • in Downtown Peterborough Terminal.

Outbound buses start their trips on Simcoe Street west of Queen Street, then proceed:

westward along Simcoe Street;
northward along Water Street; and then
eastward along Hunter Street West to Queen Street,
resuming their regular route eastward along Hunter West.

Inbound buses skip their regular stop:

  • in Downtown Peterborough Terminal.

Instead, outbound buses pick up passengers at a temporary stop

  • on Simcoe Street west of Queen Street.

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Pickering


City of Pickering Canada Day Events

Due to very wet conditions in Kinsmen Park, the City of Pickering has moved the daytime portion of the event to Esplanade Park. Regular evening activities continue after 5 p.m.


Canada Day in Esplanade Park

The City’s event take place from noon until 5 p.m. Saturday, July 1

The City is closing:

  • Esplanade North (between Valley Farm Road and the underground parking);
  • Esplanade South;
  • Glenanna Road (between Esplanade South and Esplanade North); and
  • Valley Farm Road (between Esplanade North and Diefenbaker Court).

after 7 a.m. Saturday to accommodate the event.

The event likely affects Durham Region Transit service, but DRT has not confirmed detour-routing information.

111A East Pickering clockwise

(DRT has not confirmed detour-routing information. We’ve based this section of the post on information DRT has supplied about previous events that have closed streets near Esplanade Park.)

All day Saturday, July 1, buses operate along their regular route to Pickering Parkway and Valley Farm Road, then detour:

westward along Pickering to Glenanna Road,
resuming their regular route westward along Pickering.

Buses skip their regular stops

  • on Esplanade North west of Valley Farm Road and
  • on Glenanna Road across from Esplanade.
111 East Pickering counterclockwise

(DRT has not confirmed detour-routing information. We’ve based this section of the post on information DRT has supplied about previous events that have closed streets near Esplanade Park.)

All day Saturday, July 1, buses operate along their regular route to Kingston and Liverpool Roads, then detour:

southward along Liverpool Road; and then
eastward along Pickering Parkway to Valley Farm Road,
resuming their regular route eastward along Pickering.

Buses skip their regular stops

  • on Kingston Road east of Liverpool Road,
  • on Glenanna Road across from Esplanade,
  • on Valley Farm Road at Pickering Parkway,
  • on Pickering Parkway (eastbound) at Pickering Parkway terminal and at Liverpool Road and
  • on Liverpool Road at Kingston Road.
110B Finch West

(DRT has not confirmed detour-routing information. We’ve based this section of the post on information DRT has supplied about previous events that have closed streets near Esplanade Park.)

Westbound buses operate along their regular route.

All day Saturday, July 1, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Glenanna and Kingston Roads, then detour:

eastward along Kingston;
southward along Valley Farm Road; and then
westward along Pickering Parkway to Glenanna,
resuming their regular route westward along Pickering.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stop.

  • on Glenanna Road across from Esplanade.

Instead, eastbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Kingston Road east of Glenanna Road and
  • on Valley Farm Road at Pickering Parkway.

Free shuttle buses operate between Pickering GO Station from about 11:30 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Canada Day at Kinsmen Park

The City hosts events from 5 p.m. until dusk, when a fireworks display will illuminate the lakeshore.

Free shuttle buses operate between Pickering GO Station and the parks and stopping at the Ontario Power Generation parking lots on Brock Road South, south of Bayly Street. Buses continue until after the fireworks.

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Port Credit


Paint the Town Red / Hazel McCallion Port Credit Canada Day Parade

From 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Canada Day, the City of Mississauga is closing

  • Lakeshore Road East between Stavebank Road and Wenonah Drive / Seneca Avenue

to accommodate the annual street festival and parade.

MiWay is detouring buses during the event.

19 Hurontario

From 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, July 1, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Hurontario Street and Park Street East, then detour:

westward along Park East to Ann Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Ann.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Hurontario Street at Lakeshore Road East and
  • on Ann Street at Park Street East.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route to Elizabeth Street and Park Street East, then detour:

westward along Park East to Hurontario Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Hurontario.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Elizabeth Street at High Street East and Lakeshore Road East,
  • on Lakeshore Road East east of Elizabeth and
  • on Hurontario Street at Park Street East.

MiWay is also providing extra service after the fireworks.

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23 Lakeshore

From 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, July 1, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Lakeshore Road West and Mississauga Road, then detour:

northward along Mississauga Road North,
eastward along the Queen Elizabeth Way;
southward along Hurontario Street,
westward along Park Street East;
northward along Ann Street;
westward along Queen Street East, passing Port Credit GO Station,
southward along Elizabeth Street;
eastward along Park Street East;
northward along Hurontario Street;
eastward along Mineola Avenue;
southward along Mineola Gardens;
eastward along Atwater Avenue; and then
southward along Cawthra Road to Lakeshore East,
resuming their regular route eastward along Lakeshore.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Lakeshore Road West at Front Street South
  • on Lakeshore East at Stavebank Road South and across from Elizabeth Street,
  • on Ann Street at Park Street East,
  • on Queen Street East at Port Credit GO Station,
  • on Elizabeth Street at High Street East and Lakeshore Road East,
  • on Lakeshore East at Port Street, Elmwood Avenue, Cumberland Drive, Hiawatha Parkway, Wenonah Drive, opposite Shaw Drive, at Beechwood Avenue, Hampton Crescent and across from Cawthra Road.

Instead, eastbound buses drop off and pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Mississauga Road North at Kane Road,
  • on Hurontario Street at Pinetree Way, Indian Valley Trail and north of Mineola Road West,
  • on Mineola Road West across from Oakes Drive, at Broadmoor Drive and across from Lochlin Trail and
  • on Atwater Avenue at Canterbury and Claredale Roads and across from Delwood Place.

Westbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Lakeshore Road East at Caven Street, across from Hampton Crescent and Beechwood Avenue, at Shaw Drive, across from Wenonah Drive, at Mohawk Avenue, across from Cumberland Drive, at Woodlawn Avenue, across from St. Lawrence Drive and at Ann Street,
  • on Ann Street at Park Street East,
  • on Queen Street East at Port Credit GO Station,
  • on Elizabeth Street at High Street East and Lakeshore Road East,
  • on Lakeshore Road East at Stavebank Road North and west of Stavebank North and
  • on Lakeshore Road West at John Street and Mississauga Road.

Instead, westbound buses drop off and pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Atwater Avenue west of Cawthra Road, at Delwood Place, Northaven Drive, across from Claredale Road, at Canterbury Road and Mineola Gardens,
  • on Mineola Road East at Lochlin Trail, Broadmoor Avenue, across from Crossfield Bend, at Wilson Avenue and Hurontario Street and
  • on Hurontario Street, at Pinewood Trail, north of Pinewood Trail and at South Service Road and
  • on Mississauga Road North south of Indian Road at Park Street West and Lakeshore Road West.

MiWay is also providing extra service after the fireworks.

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Oakville

See Bronte.


Preston


Cambridge Canada Day

The City of Cambridge is closing

  • King Street East Preston between Eagle and Bishop Streets,
  • Hamilton Street between Eagle and Bishop Streets South and
  • Bishop Street between King and Hamilton Streets

and other streets in the Preston area Saturday morning and afternoon to accommodate the event.

Grand River Transit is detouring buses, while the streets are closed.

52 Coronation

Until 4 p.m. Saturday, July 1, southbound buses operate along their regular route to King and Eagle Streets, then detour:

northward along Eagle Street North;
southward along Concession Road; and then
west- and southward along Bishop Street North to King Street East,
resuming their regular route eastward along King East.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street East at Waterloo Street South, east of Westminster Drive South and Lowther, Dolph, Montrose and Bishop Streets South.

Instead, southbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Eagle Street North at William Street, west of Laurel Street and Concession Road,
  • on Concession Road at Garden Street, south of Dolph Street North and at Hewat Street and
  • on Bishop Street North at Pineview Avenue.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street East west of Montrose Street North, at Dolph Street North, west of Lowther Street North, Westminster Drive North and Waterloo Street North.

Instead, northbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Bishop Street North across from Duke Street and north of Pineview Avenue,
  • on Concession Road across from Hewat Street and at Trico Drive and
  • on Eagle Street North west of Concession Road, west of Shettleson Street, across from Hexam Street and beside #336 Eagle.
56 Dunbar

From 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday, July 1, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Bishop Street North and Duke Street, then detour:

westward along Duke Street to Dolph Street North,
ending their trips.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Bishop Street North at King Street East,
  • on Bishop Street South at Hamilton Street,
  • on Hamilton Street at Montrose Street South and west of Union Street South,
  • on Homuth Avenue across from Bernhardt Street and at Frederick Street,
  • on Rose Street at Lowther Street South and at Westminster Drive South and Argyle Street South,
  • on Argyle Street South at Vine and Hamilton Streets,
  • on Hamilton Street at Westminster Drive South and
  • on Westminster Drive South at King Street East.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route.

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Scarborough


Scarborough Canada Day Parade

The City of Toronto is closing

  • Brimley Road between Progress Avenue and Ellesmere Road

from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. Saturday, July 1 and

  • Brimley Road between Ellesmere Road and Lawrence Avenue East

from 3:30 until 7 p.m. Saturday and

  • Ellesmere Road between Midland Avenue and McCowan Road

from 4 until 5 p.m. Saturday to accommodate the annual parade.

The event affects GO Transit and TTC services.

GO Transit
96 Oshawa / Finch express
92 Oshawa / Yorkdale

(GO has not confirmed detour-routing information. We’ve based this part of the post on information GO has supplied during previous events that closed Brimley Road south of Progress Avenue.)

From 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. Saturday, July 1, westbound buses operate along their regular route to Triton and Borough Drives, then detour:

northward along Borough; and then
westward along Progress Avenue to Brimley Road,
resuming their regular route northward along Brimley.

Eastbound buses reverse the westbound detour routing.

TTC
21 Brimley

From 11 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Saturday, July 1, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Brimley Road and Progress Avenue, then detour:

eastward along Progress;
south-, east- and northward along Borough Drive;
westward along Triton Road, looping through Scarborough Centre Station bus terminal; then continuing
eastward along Triton;
southward along McCowan Road; and then
westward along Ellesmere Road to Brimley Road,
resuming their regular route southward along Brimley.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Triton Gate at Borough Drive (eastbound) and at Brimley Road (westbound) and
  • on Brimley Road at Golden Gate Court.

Instead, southbound buses drop off and pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Borough Drive south of Progress Avenue,
  • on McCowan Road at Town Centre Court and
  • on Ellesmere Road at Borough Drive Approach [east and west].

Northbound buses operate along their regular route to Brimley and Ellesmere Roads, then detour:

eastward along Ellesmere;
northward along McCowan Road;
westward along Triton Road, looping through Scarborough Centre Station bus terminal,
eastward along Triton;
south-, west- and northward along Borough Drive; and then
westward along Progress Avenue to Brimley,
resuming their regular route northward along Brimley.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Brimley Road north of Ellesmere Road and Omni Drive and
  • on Triton Road at Borough Drive (eastbound) and at Brimley Road (westbound).

Instead, northbound buses drop off and pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Ellesmere Road at Packard Boulevard, across from Borough Drive Approach [east], at east at Barrymore Drive and east of Saratoga Drive,
  • on McCowan Road at Benleigh Drive, across from St. Andrews Drive, north Bellechasse Street, across from Meldazy Drive (north), at Brimorton Drive, the walkway north of Brimorton Drive, Huronia Gate, Ellesmere Road and north of Bushby Avenue (beside McCowan Station).

From 3:30 until 7 p.m. Saturday, July 1, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Brimley Road and Progress Avenue, then detour:

eastward along Progress;
south-, east- and northward along Borough Drive;
westward along Triton Road, looping through Scarborough Centre Station bus terminal; then continuing
eastward along Triton;
southward along McCowan Road; and then
westward along Lawrence Avenue East to Brimley Road,
resuming their regular route southward along Brimley.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Triton Gate at Borough Drive (eastbound) and at Brimley Road (westbound),
  • on Brimley Road at Golden Gate Court, south of Ellesmere Road, Applefield Drive (north), Waterfield Drive, Applefield Drive (south), south of Dorcot Avenue, at Britwell Avenue and Lawrence Avenue East.

Instead, southbound buses drop off and pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Borough Drive south of Progress Avenue,
  • on McCowan Road at Town Centre Court, south of Ellesmere Road, south of Hurley Crescent, at Brimorton Drive, Meldazy Drive (north and south), St. Andrews Road, across from Benleigh Drive and at Lawrence Avenue East and
  • on Lawrence Avenue East east of McCowan Road and across from Barrymore Drive.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route to Brimley Road and Lawrence Avenue East, then detour:

eastward along Lawrence East;
northward along McCowan Road;
westward along Triton Road, looping through Scarborough Centre Station bus terminal,
eastward along Triton;
south-, west- and northward along Borough Drive; and then
westward along Progress Avenue to Brimley,
resuming their regular route northward along Brimley.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Brimley Road across from Britwell and Dorcot Avenues, at St. Andrew’s Road, Brimorton Drive, Bernadine Street, north of Ellesmere Road and Omni Drive and
  • on Triton Road at Borough Drive (eastbound) and at Brimley Road (westbound).

Instead, northbound buses drop off and pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Lawrence Avenue east at Barrymore Drive and
  • on McCowan Road at Benleigh Drive, across from St. Andrews Drive, north Bellechasse Street, across from Meldazy Drive (north), at Brimorton Drive, the walkway north of Brimorton Drive, Huronia Gate, Ellesmere Road and north of Bushby Avenue (beside McCowan Station).

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43B Kennedy via Progress

From 11 a.m. until 3 p.m., west- and southbound buses operate along their regular route to Triton Road and Borough Drive, then detour:

northward along Borough; and then
westward along Progress Avenue to Brimley Road,
resuming their regular route westward along Progress.

West- and southbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Triton Road at Brimley Road.

North- and eastbound buses operate along their regular route.

190 Scarborough Centre rocket

From 11 a.m. until 3 p.m., westbound buses operate along their regular route to Triton Road and Borough Drive, then detour:

northward along Borough; and then
westward along Progress Avenue to Brimley Road,
resuming their regular route westward along Progress.

Eastbound buses operate along their regular route.

95 York Mills

Expect delays after 1 p.m. Saturday, July 1 at Ellesmere and Brimley Roads during the parade.

From 4 until 5 p.m. Saturday, westbound buses operate along their regular route to Ellesmere and McCowan Roads, then detour:

northward along McCowan;
westward along Triton Road and through Scarborough Centre Station bus terminal,
northward along Borough Drive;
westward along Progress Avenue; and then
southward** along Midland Avenue to Ellesmere,
resuming their regular route westward along Ellesmere.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Ellesmere Road at Borough Drive East Approach, Borough Drive West Approach and Brimley Road, beside #1300 Ellesmere, across from Birkdale Road and Oakley Boulevard and at Midland Avenue.

Instead, westbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • in Scarborough Centre Station bus terminal,
  • on Progress Avenue west of Brimley Road and Schick Court and across from Cosentino Drive and
  • on Midland Avenue beside Midland Station and at Ellesmere Road.

Eastbound buses reverse the westbound detour routing.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Ellesmere Road at Midland Avenue, east of Oakley Boulevard, at Birkdale Road, beside #1299 Ellesmere, at Brimley Road and Packard Boulevard, across from Borough Drive East Approach and east of Saratoga Drive.

Instead, eastbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Midland Avenue beside Midland Station and at Progress Avenue,
  • on Progress Avenue at Cosentino Drive, across from Schick Court and at Brimley Road,
  • on Borough Drive south of Progress Avenue,
  • in Scarborough Centre Station bus terminal and
  • on Triton Road at McCowan Road and
  • on McCowan Road at Town Centre Court.

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Stouffville


Stouffville Strawberry Festival

The Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville’s annual event takes place in Stouffville Memorial Park Friday, June 30, Saturday, July 1 and Sunday, July 2.

The Town is offering event-goers free shuttle-bus service along two different routes:

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Click on the map for a closer view.

Ballantrae Loop

From 9 a.m. until midnight Saturday, July 1, buses leave the parking lot for Stouffville GO Station at Main and Edward Streets every 30 minutes. They proceed:

westward along Main;
northward along Ninth Line;
westward along Aurora Road;
southward along Highway 48; and then
eastward along Main to Edward,
ending their trips.

Buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops

  • on Main Street at Edward Street,
  • on Ninth Line beside Bloomington Cove Care Community, across from Castle Gate, Valley Road, Coultice Park and Cedarvale Boulevard,
  • on Aurora Road across from Ballantrae Country Club and
  • on Main Street at Edward Street.

The bus arrives at Main and Edward Streets at :00 and :30 minutes past the hour. It arrives at Ballantrae Country Club at :15 and :45 minutes past the hour.

Stouffville Loop

From 9 a.m. until midnight Saturday, July 1, buses leave the parking lot for Stouffville GO Station at Main and Edward Streets every 30 minutes. They proceed:

westward along Hoover Park;
northward along Weldon Road;
counterclockwise through the Clippers Complex;
southward along Weldon;
westward along Hoover Park;
northward along Mostar Street;
westward along Innovator Avenue;
northward along Sandiford Drive;
westward along Main Street;
northward along Baker Hill Boulevard;
west- and southward along Millard Street;
southward along Stouffer Street;
eastward along Main Street;
southward along Tenth Line;
eastward along Hoover Park;
southward along York-Durham Line;
westward along Mantle Avenue;
northward along Tenth Line; and then
westward along Hoover Park to Park,
ending their trips.

Buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops

  • on Hoover Park Drive at Ninth Line,
  • at the Clippers Complex,
  • on Hoover Park Drive beside Stouffville Secondary School,
  • on Innovator Avenue across from Soccer City,
  • on Baker Hill Boulevard at Boadway Crescent,
  • on Millard Avenue across from Madori Park, at West Lawn Crescent, east of Ninth Line, at Edward Street, across from Ironwood Crescent, at Opal Court and Hawthorn Avenue / Stouffer Street,
  • on Stouffer Street at Main Street,
  • on Main Street at Tenth Line,
  • on Tenth Line across from Katharine Crescent [north] and at Hoover Park Drive,
  • on Hoover Park Drive east of Sunnyridge Drive and at Jaglans Crescent and York-Durham Line,
  • on Mantel Drive at Astral Gate, Yakefarm Boulevard and Tenth Line and
  • on Hoover Park Drive at Jacob Way [west] and Park Drive.

The bus arrives on Hoover Park Drive at Park Drive and on Millard Avenue across from Ironwood Crescent at :00, :15, :30 and :45 minutes past the hour.

The Town is also closing

  • Main Street between Park Drive and Market Street

all day Saturday for the event.

The event affects GO Transit service.

71 Stouffville / Toronto bus

(GO has not confirmed detour-routing information. This post describes how it’s detoured buses during previous events that blocked Main Street Stouffville.)

All day Saturday, July 1, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street and Tenth Line [south], then detour:

southward along Tenth;
eastward along Hoover Park Drive; and then
northward along Ninth Line to Main,
resuming their regular route eastward along Main.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street at Stouffer and Church Streets and across from Blake Street.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street across from Edward Street, at Market and Stouffer Streets and at Tenth Line [south].

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Toronto

See also East York, Humber Bay Shores, North York and Scarborough


Central Toronto events include: the Ashbridges Bay Canada Day Fireworks Display; the Nathan Phillips Square Canada Day Event; and the Queen’s Park Canada Day Celebration.

The TTC is adding extra service to these routes all day Saturday, July 1 to help passengers get around to the various events throughout Toronto:

  • 1 Yonge - University subway;
  • 2 Bloor - Danforth subway;
  • 3 Scarborough rapid transit;
  • 6 Bay;
  • 75 Sherbourne;
  • 84 Sheppard West;
  • 101 Downsview Park;
  • 509 Harbourfront; and
  • 510 Spadina.

Ashbridges Bay Park Canada Day Fireworks Display

The City of Toronto is again hosting its annual Canada Day fireworks display at Ashbridges Bay Park, starting at 9:45 p.m. Saturday, July 1. The park stretches along the south side of Lake Shore Boulevard East between Woodbine and Coxwell Avenues.

The City expects that more than 80,000 people will visit the park and other nearby Eastern Beaches to watch the skies light up. It’s encouraging everyone to leave their cars at home and walk, cycle or travel by transit to and from the event.

To handle the crowds, the TTC usually increases service to the park and the Beach neighbourhood by operating more buses and streetcars along nearby routes throughout the afternoon and evening.

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22 Coxwell

After noon Saturday, July 1, the TTC splits the route in two. In the west, buses operate between Coxwell Station and either Lake Shore Boulevard East or Dundas Street East. In the east, shuttle buses operate along Kingston Road between Bingham Loop (Kingston Road / Victoria Park Avenue) and Woodbine Loop (Kingston Road / Queen Street East).

In the west, it’s operating extra buses along the route after noon and interlining them with buses operating along the 92 Woodbine South route.

In the west, buses operate along two detour routings:

From noon until 6 p.m. Saturday, July 1, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Coxwell Avenue and Queen Street East, then proceed:

southward along Coxwell; and then
eastward along Lake Shore Boulevard East to beside Ashbridge’s Bay Park,
ending their trips.

Southbound buses do not enter the park or the Woodbine Beach Loop.

Southbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Eastern Avenue south of Queen Street East.

Instead, southbound buses drop off passengers at a temporary stop

  • on Lake Shore Boulevard East beside Ashbridge’s Bay Park.

Northbound buses start their trips on Lake Shore Boulevard East at Northern Dancer Boulevard, across from Ashbridge’s Bay Park, then proceed:

westward along Lake Shore East; and then
northward along Coxwell Avenue to Eastern Avenue,]
resuming their regular route northward along Coxwell.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Eastern Avenue south of Queen Street East.

Instead, northbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at a temporary stop

  • on Lake Shore Boulevard East at Northern Dancer Boulevard.

After 6 p.m. Saturday, July 1, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Coxwell Avenue and Dundas Street East, then detour,

eastward along Dundas East to just west of Kingston Road,
ending their trips.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Coxwell Avenue at Queen Street East and
  • on Eastern Avenue south of Queen Street East.

Northbound buses start their trips on Dundas Street East west of Kingston Road, then proceed:

westward along Dundas East to Coxwell Avenue,
resuming his regular route northward along Coxwell.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Eastern Avenue south of Queen Street East and
  • on Coxwell Avenue north of Eastern Avenue and at Dundas Street East.
22A Coxwell via Kingston Rd

After noon, Saturday, July 1, buses operate only on Kingston Road between Bingham Loop (Kingston Road / Victoria Park) and Woodbine Loop (Kingston Road / Queen Street East). Buses do not operate on Queen Street East or Eastern and Coxwell Avenues.

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501 Queen

After 6 p.m. Saturday, July 1, the TTC splits the route in two, with buses operating east of Wineva Avenue and west of Greenwood Avenue.

In the east end of the route, westbound buses start their trips in Neville Park Loop, then proceed:

westward along Queen Street East; and then
northward along Hambly Avenue to just north of Queen Street East,
ending their trips.

Westbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops

  • in Neville Park Loop,
  • on Queen Street East at Neville Park Boulevard, Silver Birch Avenue, Spruce Hill Road, Glen Manor Drive and Wineva Avenue and
  • on Hambly Avenue north of Queen Street East.

Eastbound buses start their trips on Hambly Avenue north of Queen Street East, then proceed:

northward along Hambly;
eastward along Williamson Road;
southward along Wineva Avenue;
eastward along Queen Street East; and then
southward into Neville Park Loop, ending their trips.

Eastbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops

  • on Hambly Avenue north of Queen Street East and at Williamson Road,
  • on Williamson Road across from Southwood Drive,
  • on Wineva Avenue south of Williamson Road and at Queen Street East,
  • on Queen Street East at Scarborough Beach Boulevard, Maclean, Beech and Silver Birch Avenues and Neville Park Boulevard and
  • in Neville Park Loop.

Passengers travelling along buses serving the east end of the route may transfer to buses operating along the 64 Main route travel to and from downtown Toronto after 6 p.m. Transfer to the 2 Bloor - Danforth subway at Main Street Station.

In the west end of the route, westbound buses start their trips in Russell Carhouse at Queen Street East and Connaught Avenue, then proceed:

along their regular route westward along Queen East.

Eastbound buses operate reverse the westbound detour routing.

These westbound route 501 stops have no transit service after 6 p.m. Saturday:

  • on Queen Street East at Lee Avenue, Waverly Road, Elmer and Woodbine Avenues, Lockwood and Kingston Roads, Coxwell Avenue, Kent Road, across from Connaught Avenue and at Greenwood Avenue.

These eastbound route 501 stops have no transit service after 6 p.m. Saturday:

  • on Queen Street East at Connaught, Woodward, Coxwell, Eastern, Sarah Ashbridge, Woodbine and Kippendavie Avenues, Waverly Road and Lee and Wineva Avenues.

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92 Woodbine South

After noon Saturday, July 1, the TTC is operating extra buses along the route and interlining them with buses operating along the 22 Coxwell route.

Buses operate along two detour routings:

From noon until 6 p.m. Saturday, July 1, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Lake Shore Boulevard East and Northern Dancer Boulevard,

ending their trips.

Buses do not enter Woodbine Beach Loop.

Northbound buses start their trips on Lake Shore Boulevard East east of Ashbridge’s Bay Road beside Woodbine Beach Loop, then proceed:

along their regular route eastward along Lake Shore East.

After 6 p.m. Saturday, July 1, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Woodbine Avenue and Kingston Road, then detour:

southwestward along Kingston; and then
westward along Dundas Street East to just west of Kingston,
ending their trips.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops:

  • on Woodbine Avenue at Columbine Avenue and Queen Street East,
  • on Lake Shore Boulevard East beside #1816 Lake Shore East and
  • in Woodbine Beach Loop.

Instead, southbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Kingston Road across from Columbine Avenue and at Dundas Street East.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • in Woodbine Beach Loop,
  • on Lake Shore Boulevard East across from #1816 Lake Shore East,
  • on Woodbine Avenue at Kewbeach Avenue, north of Queen Street East, at Norway Avenue and Kingston Road.

Instead, northbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Kingston Road at Rainsford Road and Woodbine Avenue.

Canada Days at Nathan Phillips Square

The City of Toronto is closing:

  • Bay Street between Dundas and Queen Streets West from 9 p.m. until midnight Friday, June 30, Sunday, July 2 and Monday, July 3;
  • Bay Street between Dundas and Richmond Streets West from noon Saturday, July 1 until 1 a.m. Sunday, July 2;
  • Elizabeth Street, Hagerman Street and Albert Street from 9 p.m. until midnight Friday, June 30, Sunday, July 2 and Monday, July 3 and from noon Saturday, July 1 until 1 a.m. Sunday, July 2;
  • Queen Street West from Yonge Street to University Avenue from noon Saturday, July 1 until 1 a.m. Sunday, July 2;
  • York Street between Queen and Richmond Streets West from 5 p.m. Saturday, July 1 until 1 a.m. Sunday, July 2.

The TTC is detouring buses while the streets are closed.

6 Bay

After 4 p.m. Friday, June 30, from noon Saturday, July 1 until 1 a.m. Sunday, July 2, from noon Sunday until 1 a.m. Monday, July 3 and from noon Monday until 1 a.m. Tuesday, July 4, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Bay Street and Dundas Street West, then detour:

westward along Dundas West;
southward along University Avenue; and then
eastward along Adelaide Street West to Bay,
resuming their regular route southward along Bay.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Bay Street at Hagerman Street, beside Nathan Phillips Square and at Queen and Adelaide Streets West.

Instead, southbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Dundas Street West at Chestnut Street,
  • on University Avenue at Queen Street West and
  • on Adelaide Street West east of University Avenue and at Bay Street.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route to Bay Street and Adelaide Street West, then detour:

eastward along Adelaide;
northward along Victoria Street; and then
westward along Dundas Streets East and West to Bay,
resuming their regular route westward along Dundas West.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Bay Street north of Adelaide Street West, at Queen Street West and Albert Street, across from Hagerman Street and at Dundas Street West.

Instead, northbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Adelaide Street East east of Yonge Street,
  • on Dundas Street East at Yonge Street and
  • on Dundas Street West at Bay Street.

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501 Queen

From noon Saturday, July 1 until 1 a.m. Sunday, July 2, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Queen Street West and John Street, then detour:

southward along John;
eastward along Adelaide Streets West and East; and then
northward along Church Street to Queen East
resuming their regular route eastward along Queen.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Queen Street West at University Avenue and York, Bay and Yonge Streets and
  • on Queen Street East at Victoria and Church Street.

Instead, eastbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Adelaide Street West east of John Street, at Simcoe Street, east of University Avenue and at Bay Street,
  • on Adelaide Street East east of Yonge Street and
  • on Church Street at Lombard Avenue and Queen Street East.

Westbound buses operate along their regular route to Queen Street East and Church Street, then detour:

southward along Church;
westward along Richmond Street West; and then
northward along John Street to Queen West,
resuming their regular route westward along Queen.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Queen Street East at Victoria and Yonge Streets,
  • on Queen Street West at Bay Street, across from York Street, at University Avenue, west of Simcoe Street and at John Street.

Instead, westbound buses drop off or passengers at temporary stops

  • on Richmond Street East west of Church Street and
  • on Richmond Street West west of Yonge, Bay and York Street and at Simcoe and John Streets.

The event in Ashbridges Bay Park also affects service along this route Saturday, July 1.

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Queen’s Park Canada Day Celebration

The City of Toronto is closing

  • Queen’s Park, northbound lanes, between Queen’s Park Crescent and Charles Street West,
  • Queen’s Park Crescent East between College Street and Queen’s Park,
  • Queen’s Park Crescent West between Hoskin Avenue and College Street and
  • Wellesley Street West between Queen’s Park Crescents West and East

from 6 a.m. Saturday, July 1 until 1 a.m. Sunday, July 2 to accommodate the event.

The TTC is detouring buses during the event.

5 Avenue Road

From 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday, July 1, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Avenue Road and Bloor Street West, then detour:

westward along Bloor West;
northward along Bedford Road;
westward along Prince Arthur Avenue; and then
southward into St George Station bus terminal,
ending their trips.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Queen’s Park across from Charles Street West (beside Museum Station),
  • on Queen’s Park Crescent West at Hoskin Avenue and beside Hart House and the University of Toronto Library and
  • on Queen’s Park Crescent East north of College Street.

Northbound buses start their trips in St George Station, then proceed:

southward along Bedford Road; and then
eastward along Bloor Street West to Avenue Road / Queen’s Park,
resuming their regular route northward along Avenue Road.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Queen’s Park Crescent East north of College Street, at Wellesley Street West and north of St. Joseph Street and
  • on Queen’s Park at Museum Station (north of Charles Street West).

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94 Wellesley

From 6 a.m. until 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 1, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Harbord Street and Spadina Avenue, then detour:

northward along Spadina;
eastward along Bloor Streets West and East; and then
southward along Bay Street to Wellesley West,
resuming their regular route eastward along Wellesley.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Harbord Street at St. George Street,
  • on Hoskin Avenue at Wycliffe College and
  • on Wellesley Street West at the Ontario Legislature Building, east of Queen’s Park Crescent East and at Bay Street.

Instead, eastbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Bloor Street West at St. George Street, across from Bedford Road, at Queen’s Park and Bay Street and
  • on Bay Street south of Charles Street West and at St. Joseph Street.

Westbound buses reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Wellesley Street West at Queen’s Park Crescent East,
  • on Hoskin Avenue beside Trinity College and at St. George Street and
  • on Harbord Street at Spadina Avenue.

Instead, westbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Bay Street at St. Joseph Street and Charles Street West and
  • on Bloor Street West at Avenue and Bedford Roads and St. George Street.

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Vaughan


City of Vaughan Canada Day Events - Boyd Conservation Area

Canada Day events take place in the park on Saturday, July 1 from noon until 10 p.m.

The City is operating free shuttle buses from 11:30 a.m. until 10 p.m. between four sites where you can park for free and Boyd Conservation Area:

  • Vaughan City Hall, 2141 Major Mackenzie Drive West;
  • Al Palladini Community Centre, 9201 Islington Avenue;
  • Woodbridge Pool and Memorial Arena, 5020 Highway 7;
  • Vellore Village Community Centre, 1 Villa Royale Avenue;
  • North Thornhill Community Centre, 300 Pleasant Ridge Avenue; and
  • Garnet A. Williams Community Centre, 501 Clark Avenue West.

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Waterloo


University of Waterloo Canada Day Celebration

The City of Waterloo is closing

  • Columbia Street West between Westmount Road North and Hagey Boulevard

all day Saturday to accommodate the event.

Grand River Transit is detouring buses while the streets are closed.

201 iXpress

All day Saturday, July 1, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Columbia Street West and Westmount Road North, then detour:

southward along Westmount North;
eastward along University Avenue West; and then
northward along Philip Street to Columbia West,
resuming their regular route eastward along Columbia West.

Eastbound buses skip regular iXpress stations

  • on Columbia Street West at across from Phillip Street and at Hagey Boulevard.

Instead, eastbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary iXpress stations:

  • on University Avenue West east of Seagram Drive and
  • on Phillip Street at Columbia Street West.

Westbound buses operate along their regular route to Columbia Street West and Phillip Street, then detour:

southward along Philip;
westward along University Avenue West; and then
northward along Westmount Road North to Columbia Street West,
resuming their regular route westward along Columbia West.

Westbound buses skip regular iXpress stations

  • on Columbia Street West across from Philip Street and at Hagey Boulevard.

Instead, westbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary iXpress stations:

  • on Phillip Street south of Columbia Street West and
  • on University Avenue West west of Seagram Drive.

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9 Lakeshore

All day Saturday, July 1, southbound buses operate along their regular route to University Avenue West at Seagram Drive,
ending their trips.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on the University of Waterloo Ring Road beside Environmental Sciences and Needles Hall.

Northbound buses start their trips on University Avenue West east of Seagram Drive, then proceed:

along their regular route eastward along University West.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on the University of Waterloo Ring Road beside the William G. Davis Computer Sciences Centre and the Engineering building.
13 Laurelwood

All day Saturday, July 1, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Columbia Street West and Westmount Road North, then detour:

southward along Westmount North; and then
eastward along University Avenue West to just east of Seagram Drive,
ending their trips.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Columbia Street West beside Ron Eydt Village and Village 1 and
  • on the University of Waterloo Ring Road beside B.C. Mathews Hall, the William G. Davis Computer Sciences Centre and the Engineering building.

Instead, eastbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on University Avenue West across from the Ring Road Exit and east of Seagram Drive.

Westbound buses start their trips on University Avenue West at Seagram Drive, then reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on the University of Waterloo Ring Road beside Needles Hall
  • on Columbia Street West west of Hagey Boulevard and across from Village 1 and Ron Eydt Village.

Instead, westbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on University Avenue West at the Ring Road Exit and at Westmount Road North.

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Inbound buses operate toward downtown.
Outbound buses operate away from downtown.


Transit agencies may interline two or more routes with common terminals to save resources - drivers and vehicles. This Canada Day, the TTC is interlining the 22 Coxwell and 92 Woodbine South routes at two different terminals. When a southbound bus operating along the 22 Coxwell route arrives at the terminal, it continues along the 92 Woodbine South route. It completes a round trip along that route, then returns to the terminal before continuing a northbound along 22 Coxwell.