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Remembrance Day events affect transit services,
November 10 and 11



Remembrance Day is Saturday, November 11 and many communities in the Greater Toronto, Hamilton and Golden Horseshoe areas commemorate and honour veterans of Canada’s wars with processions and ceremonies that day and Friday, November 10.

Specifically, the Remembrance Day events in the Acton area of Halton Hills, the Ancaster area of Hamilton, Aurora, Barrie, the Bowmanville area of Clarington, Brampton, Burlington, the Downsview area of Toronto, the Dundas area of Hamilton, the East York area of Toronto, the Erindale area of Mississauga, the Galt area of Cambridge, Guelph, downtown Hamilton, the Hespeler area of Cambridge, Kitchener, Markham, the Merritton area of St. Catharines, the Newcastle area of Clarington, Newmarket, Oakville, Oshawa, Peterborough, the Port Credit area of Mississauga, the Preston area of Cambridge, the Rockwood area of Guelph - Eramosa Township, downtown St. Catharines, the Stoney Creek area of Hamilton, the Streetsville area of Mississauga, downtown Toronto, the Unionville area of Markham, Uxbridge, Waterloo and Whitby affect transit services in those communities.

Another Transit Toronto post describes how other special events affect transit services this weekend.


The events affect these routes:

Barrie Transit3A Georgian Drive via Cook, 6A Letitia via College, 6B College via Letitia, 8A RVH / Yonge via Essa - Blake - Anne, 8B Crosstown / Essa via Yonge - Anne - Blake.

Brampton Transit1 Queen, 2 Main, 24 Van Kirk, 501 Züm Queen, 502 Züm Main.

Burlington Transit1 Plains, 3 Guelph - Downtown, 5 Francis - Downtown.

Durham Region Transit401 Simcoe, 402 King, 407 Ritson / Colonel Sam, 411 South Courtice, 501 North Bowmanville, 502 South Bowmanville, 900 PULSE, 950 Reach / North Simcoe.

GO Transit16 Hamilton / Toronto express, 18 Lakeshore West bus, 25 Waterloo / Mississauga, 36 Brampton / North York express, 40 Hamilton / Pearson / Richmond Hill, 45 Mississauga / York U, 46 Oakville / York U, 47 Hamilton / York U, 48 Guelph / York U, 51 Pickering / York U, 52 Oshawa / York U, 54 Markham / York U, 71 Stouffville / Toronto, 90 Lakeshore East bus, 92 Oshawa / Yorkdale.

Grand River Transit1 Queen - River, 4 Glasgow, 7 Mainline, 8 Fairview via Westmount and Franklin, 51 Coronation, 56 Dunbar, 57 Blair Road, 200 iXpress, 203 iXpress.

Guelph Transit3 Westmount, 4 York, 9 Waterloo, 10 Imperial, 11 Willow West, 12 General Hospital, 13 Victoria Road Recreation Centre, 20 Northwest Industrial, 41 Downtown - University express, 99 Mainline.

Hamilton Street Railway1 King, 2 Barton, 3 King, 4 Bayfront, 5 Delaware, 6 Aberdeen, 7 Locke, 8 York, 16 Ancaster, 21 Upper Kenilworth, 22 Upper Ottawa, 23 Upper Gate, 24 Upper Sherman, 25 Upper Wentworth, 26 Upper Wellington, 27 Upper James, 33 Sanatorium, 34 Upper Paradise, 35 College, 51 University, 55 Stoney Creek Central; 58 Stoney Creek local.

MiWay1C Dundas - Collegeway, 23 Lakeshore, 44 Mississauga Road, 101 / 101A Dundas express, 110 University express.

Oakville Transit14 Lakeshore West, 17 Kerr, Remembrance Day shuttle.

Peterborough Transit1 George North, 40 Trent West Bank express, 42 Trent East Bank express.

St. Catharines Transit Commission401 Hospital - Port Dalhousie, 402 Ontario St, 404 Oakdale - Pen Centre, 406 Lake St, 408 Grantham - Port Weller, 409 Geneva St, 412 Vine - Haig, 415 West St. Catharines, 416 Brock - Glenridge, 418 Secord Woods.

Toronto Transit Commission5 Avenue Rd, 6 Bay, 41 Keele, 41E Keele express, 60 Steeles West, 60F Steeles West express, 70 O’Connor, 87 Cosburn, 94 Wellesley, 102 Markham Rd, 106 York University, 107 Keele North, 195 Jane rocket, 196 York University rocket, 199 Finch rocket, 501 Queen.

York Region Transit1 Highway 7, 3 Thornhill, 10 Woodbridge, 20 Jane, 22 King City, 40 Unionville local, 56 Gorham - Eagle, 98 Yonge, 520 Newmarket community bus, 522 Markham community bus, Viva blue, Viva orange, Viva purple.

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Acton


A ceremony takes place at the cenotaph on Mill Street between John and Elgin Streets, likely affecting GO Transit service.

31A Guelph / Georgetown / Toronto

(GO Transit has confirmed that buses are detouring, but not the exact routing. We’ve based this section of the post on information GO supplied about this event in previous years.)

From about 10:30 until 11:30 a.m. Saturday, November 11, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Guelph Street and Main Street North (Highway 7 and Regional Road 25), then detour:

northward along Main;
east- and southward along Wallace Street;
eastward along McDonald Boulevard;
southward along Churchill Road North to Queen Street,
resuming their regular route eastward along Queen (Highway 7).

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street North at Elizabeth Drive and north of Mill Street,
  • on Mill Street East at Elgin Street South and Eastern Avenue,
  • on Young Street across from Peel Street and
  • on Queen Street east of Longfield Road and at Churchill Road South.

Westbound buses reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Queen Street at Churchill Road North and across from and east of Longfield Road,
  • on Young Street at Peel Street,
  • on Mill Street East across from Follow Street and at Elgin Street North,
  • on Main Street North at St. Alban Drive and north of School Lane.

The [Remembrance Day events in Brampton and Rockwood also affects service along this route.


Ancaster


The City of Hamilton is closing

  • Wilson Street East between Halson and Church Streets

Friday morning.

The Hamilton Street Railway is detouring buses while the street is closed.

16 Ancaster

From 10:30 until 11:30 a.m., Saturday, November 11, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Wilson Street East and Halson Street, then detour:

southward along Halson; and then
eastward along Golf Links Road to McNiven Road,
resuming their regular route eastward along Golf Links.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Wilson Street East at Church, Academy and Rousseaux Streets,
  • on Rousseaux Street east of Wilson Street East and at Academy Street,
  • on Mohawk Road at McNiven Road,
  • on McNiven Road at Orton Avenue and Golf Links Road.

Westbound buses reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on McNiven Road at Orton Avenue and Mohawk Road,
  • on Rousseaux Street across from Academy Street,
  • on Wilson Street East west of Old Dundas Road, at Sulphur Springs Road and across from Halson Street.

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Aurora


A ceremony takes place at the Cenotaph in Memorial Park Friday morning. A short parade along Yonge Street precedes the ceremony.

York Region Transit is detouring transit services during the event.

Viva blue

From 10:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, November 11, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Yonge and Edward Streets, then detour:

east- and northward along Edward;
eastward along Englehard Drive; and then
south- and westward along Industrial Parkway South to Yonge,
resuming their regular route southward along Yonge.

Southbound buses skip this vivastation:

  • Henderson.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip this vivastation:

  • Henderson.
98 Yonge

From 10:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, November 11, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Yonge and Edward Streets, then detour:

east- and northward along Edward;
eastward along Englehard Drive; and then
south- and westward along Industrial Parkway South to Yonge,
resuming their regular route southward along Yonge.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Yonge Street at Murray Drive and south of Henderson Drive.

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

  • on Edward Street at Allaura Boulevard and
  • on Industrial Parkway South south of Englehard Drive [2 stops], across from Vandorf Sideroad and at Yonge Street.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Yonge Street north of Allaura Boulevard and south of Edward Street.

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

  • on Edward Street across from Allaura Boulevard and at Yonge Street.

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Barrie


Georgian College is closing

  • the Governors Drive entrance to the Barrie campus

Saturday morning to accommodate the college’s annual ceremony.

Barrie Transit is detouring buses while the road is closed, but has not confirmed exact detour routing information.

6B College via Letitia

Until about noon Saturday, November 11, buses operate along their regular route to Georgian and Governor’s Drives, then detour:

eastward along Georgian,
turning around at Royal Victoria Hospital, then continuing
westward along Georgian Drive to across from Governor’s Drive,
ending their trips.

Buses skip their regular stop

  • on Georgian College’s Barrie campus beside C building.

Instead, buses pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on the south side of Georgian Drive east of Governor’s Drive,0
  • at Royal Victoria Hospital and
  • on the north side of Georgian Drive across from Governor’s Drive.
8B Crosstown / Essa via Yonge - Anne - Blake
3A Georgian Drive via Cook

Until about noon Saturday, November 11, buses operate along their regular route to Georgian and Governor’s Drives, then detour:

along their regular route eastward along Georgian.

Buses skip their regular stop

  • on Georgian College’s Barrie campus beside C building.

Instead, buses pick up passengers at a temporary stop

  • on the south side of Georgian Drive east of Governor’s Drive.
6A Letitia via College

Until about noon Saturday, November 11, buses start their trips on Georgian Drive across from Governor’s Drive, then proceed:

along their regular route westward along Georgian.

Buses skip their regular stop

  • on Georgian College’s Barrie campus beside C building.

Instead, buses pick up passengers at a temporary stop

  • on the north side of Georgian Drive across from Governor’s Drive.
8B RVH / Yonge via Essa - Blake - Anne

Until about noon Saturday, November 11, buses operate along their regular route to Georgian and Governor’s Drives, then detour:

along their regular route westward along Georgian.

Buses skip their regular stop

  • on Georgian College’s Barrie campus beside C building.

Instead, buses pick up passengers at a temporary stop

  • on the north side of Georgian Drive across from Governor’s Drive.

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Bowmanville


A short parade from the Royal Canadian Legion on King Street East to the Clarington Municipal Offices at Church and Temperance Streets and a ceremony at the municipal offices affects Durham Region Transit and GO Transit services.

Durham Region Transit
501 North Bowmanville

From about 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Saturday, November 11, buses operate along their regular route to Church and Temperance Streets, then detour:

eastward along Temperance Street; and then
southward along Liberty Street North to King Street East,
resuming their regular route eastward along King East.

Buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street East east of Division Street and at Ontario Street and Liberty Street South.
502 South Bowmanville

From about 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Saturday, November 11, buses operate along their regular route to Church and Temperance Streets, then detour:

eastward along Temperance Street; and then
southward along Liberty Street North to King Street East,
resuming their regular route southward along Liberty South.

Buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street East east of Division Street and at Ontario Street and Liberty Street South.
GO Transit
90 Lakeshore East bus

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

From about 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Saturday, November 11, westbound buses operate along their regular route to King Street East and Liberty Street, then detour:

southward along Liberty South;
westward along Baseline Road;
northward along Waverly Road South; and then
east- and northward along Roenigk Drive to King Street West,
resuming their regular route westward along King West.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street East west of Liberty Street North and George Street and at Temperance Street South and
  • on King Street West at Scugog Street North.

Eastbound buses reverse the westbound detour routing.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street West at Scugog Street South and
  • on King Street East east of Temperance and Division Streets south and at Ontario and Liberty Streets South.

The events in Newcastle and Oshawa also affect service along this route Saturday, November 11.

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Brampton


The City of Brampton is closing

  • Main Street South between Queen and Clarence Streets,
  • Theatre Lane between Main Street North and Queen Street East,
  • Wellington Street West between George and Main Streets South

and other streets in downtown Brampton Friday morning to accommodate the memorial procession and ceremony for the Royal Canadian Legion’s Branch 15.

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

Brampton Transit
2 Main

From 10 a.m. until noon Remembrance Day, Saturday, November 11, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street North and Church Street West, then detour:

westward along Church Street West;
southward along Mill Street North;
westward along Queen Street West;
southward along Mill Street South;
eastward along Harold Street to Main Street South,
resuming their regular route southward along Main.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street North at Queen Street West and
  • on Main Street South south of Wellington Street West, across from Woodbrook Drive and Clarence Street.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street South at Clarence Street, Woodbrook Drive, Wellington Street East and John Street and
  • on Main Street North north of Queen Street East and at Theatre Lane.

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1 Queen

From 10:30 until 11 a.m. Remembrance Day, Saturday, November 11, expect detours or delays on Theatre Lane.

24 Van Kirk

From 10 a.m. until noon Remembrance Day, Saturday, November 11,southbound buses operate along their regular route to George Street North across from Diplock Lane,
ending their trips.

Southbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Main Street South at John Street.

Northbound buses start their trips on George Street North across from Diplock Lane, then proceed:

southward along George North;
eastward along Queen Streets West and East; and then
north- and westward along Theatre Lane to Main Street North,
resuming their regular route northward along Main North.

Northbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Main Street South at John Street.

24 Van Kirk - Remembrance Day Parade 2017.jpg

502 Züm Main

From 10 a.m. until noon Remembrance Day, Saturday, November 11,southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street North and Church Street West, then detour:

westward along Church Street West;
southward along Mill Street North;
westward along Queen Street West;
southward along Mill Street South;
eastward along Harold Street to Main Street South,
resuming their regular route southward along Main.

Southbound buses skip the Nelson and Wellington Züm stations.

Northbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Northbound buses skip Wellington and Theatre Lane Züm stations.

502 Züm Main, 2 Main - Remembrance Day Parade 2017.jpg

501 Züm Queen

From 10:30 until 11 a.m. Remembrance Day, Saturday, November 11, expect detours or delays on Theatre Lane.

The event at York University also affects service along the route.

GO Transit
36 Brampton / North York express

From 10:30 until 11 a.m. Remembrance Day, Saturday, November 11, expect detours or delays on Theatre Lane.

31A / 31F Guelph / Georgetown / Toronto

(GO Transit has confirmed that buses are detouring, but has not confirmed detour-routing information. We’ve based this section of the post on information that GO has supplied about other events that blocked this part of Main Street in previous years.)

From 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Saturday, November 11, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Downtown Brampton Terminal, then detour:

westward along Nelson Street West;
southward along McMurchy Avenues North and South; and then
eastward along Charolais Boulevard to Main Street South,
resuming their regular route southward along Main.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street South at Harold Street, across from Nanwood Drive and at Elgin Drive.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street South across from Elgin Drive and at Nanwood Drive and Clarence Street and
  • on Wellington Street West at George Street South.

The events in Acton and Rockwood also affect service along the route.

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Burlington


The City of Burlington is closing several streets in downtown Burlington including

  • Brant Street between Caroline and Elgin Streets

to accommodate a parade starting at 10:30 a.m. and a ceremony at the City Hall Cenotaph at 11 a.m.

Burlington Transit is likely detouring bus services during the event, but has not announced detour-routing information.

5 Francis - Downtown
3 Guelph - Downtown

(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 about 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, November 11, buses travelling from Burlington GO Station operate along their regular route to Brant and Prospect Streets, then detour:

eastward along Prospect;
southward along Drury Lane;
westward along New Street;
southward along Martha Street;
westward along James Street; and then
southward along John Street to the Downtown Burlington Transit Terminal,
resuming their regular routes southward along John.

Buses from Burlington GO Station skip their regular stops

  • on Brant Street at Prospect Street, south of Ghent Avenue and Olga Drive, at Baldwin and Caroline Streets and across from James Street.

Instead, buses from Burlington GO Station drop off and pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Drury Lane south of Prospect Street, Woodward Avenue, Courtland Drive and across from Teen Tour Way,
  • on New Street at Lorne and Martha Streets and
  • on James Street at Pearl Street.

Buses heading to Burlington GO Station reverse the detour routing.

Buses to Burlington GO Station skip their regular stops

  • on James Street at Brant Street and
  • on Brant Street at Caroline Street, “No Frills” Plaza, Victoria and Blairholme Avenues, Rambo Crescent and Prospect Street.

Instead, buses to Burlington GO Station drop off and pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on James Street at Martha Street,
  • on New Street across from Holtby Avenue and west of Stinson Avenue and
  • on Drury Lane at Courtland Drive, Woodward Avenue and Prospect Street.

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Clarington

See Bowmanville and Newcastle.


Cambridge

See Galt, Hespeler and Preston.


Downsview


York University is stopping all traffic on the Harry W. Arthurs Common and on Ian MacDonald Boulevard near the Common to stop during a ceremony in front of Vari Hall. Buses that usually drop off and pick up passengers on the Common are serving temporary stops along York Boulevard during the ceremony.

The event affects Brampton Transit, GO Transit, TTC and York Region Transit services.

Brampton Transit
501 / 501A Züm Queen

From about 10:30 until 11:30 a.m. Remembrance Day, Friday, November 10, expect delays on York University’s Keele Campus.

The event in downtown Brampton also affects service along the route.

GO Transit
48 / 48B Guelph / York U
47 Hamilton / York U
54 Markham / York U
45 Mississauga / York U
46 Oakville / York U
52 Oshawa / York U
51 Pickering / York U
25F Waterloo / Mississauga

From about 10:30 until 11:30 a.m. Remembrance Day, Friday, November 11, expect delays on York University’s Keele Campus.

Buses drop off and pick up passengers at temporary stops on York Boulevard between James Gillies and Keele Streets.

The event in Hamilton also affects service along the 47 Hamilton / York U route Saturday, November 11. The event in Oshawa also affects service along the 52 Oshawa / York U route Saturday, November 11.

Toronto Transit Commission
199B Finch rocket
195 Jane rocket
41B Keele
41E Keele express
107B / 107C Keele North
60C Steeles West
60F Steeles West express
106 York University
196A / 196B York University rocket

From about 10:45 until 11:15 a.m. Friday, November 10, expect delays on York University’s Keele Campus.

Buses drop off and pick up passengers at temporary stops on York Boulevard between James Gillies and Keele Streets.

York Region Transit
20 Jane
3 Thornhill
Viva orange
Viva purple
10 Woodbridge

From about 10:30 until 11:30 a.m. Friday, November 10, expect delays on York University’s Keele Campus.

The event in Markham also affects service along the Viva purple route.

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Dundas


The City of Hamilton is closing

  • King Street West Dundas between Memorial Square / Sydenham Street and Peel Street

to accommodate a short parade between Memorial Square and Market Street, with a ceremony taking place at the Cenotaph for the former Town of Dundas.

The Hamilton Street Railway is detouring buses during the event.

5 Delaware

From about 10:30 until 11:45 a.m. Saturday, November 11, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to King Street West Dundas and Wellington Street, then detour:

southward along Wellington Street South;
eastward along Hatt Street; and then
northward along Ogilvie Street to King West,
resuming their regular route eastward along King.

Buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street West at Peel, Napier and Market Streets South, across from Church Street, east of McMurray Street, at Memorial Square and Main Street.

Westbound buses operate along their regular route to King Street West Dundas and Ogilvie Street, then detour:

southward along Ogilvie; and then
westward along Hatt Street;
southward along Peel Street South; and then
westward along Mill Street to Wellington Street South
resuming their regular route westward along Mill.

Buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street West west of Cross, Sydenham, Albert and Church Streets, at Market and Streets North and west of Peel Street North and
  • on Wellington Street South south of King Street West and at Hatt Street.

The event in downtown Hamilton also affects service along this route.

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East York


A short parade along Coxwell Avenue between Cosburn and Memorial Park Avenues with a ceremony at the Memorial Gardens of the East York Civic Centre takes place.

The event may affect TTC bus service.

87 Cosburn
404 East York community bus
70 O’Connor

From about 10:30 until 11:30 a.m. Saturday, November 11, passengers should expect delays.

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Erindale


The University of Toronto at Mississauga is closing Inner Circle Road from 10:40 until 11:10 a.m. Saturday, November 11 to accommodate the ceremonies.

MiWay is detouring buses while the roads are closed.

1C Dundas - Collegeway

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

From 10:40 until 11:10 a.m. Friday, November 10, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to The Collegeway and Mississauga Road, then proceed:

along their regular route southward along Mississauga.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • at the University of Toronto’s Mississauga campus terminal on Inner Ring Road and
  • on Mississauga Road at The Collegeway.

Westbound buses reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Mississauga Road (northbound) at The Collegeway,
  • at the University of Toronto’s Mississauga campus terminal on Inner Ring Road and
  • on Mississauga Road (southbound) at The Collegeway.
101 / 101A Dundas express

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

From 10:40 until 11:10 a.m. Friday, November 10, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Dundas Street West and Mississauga Road, then proceed:

along their regular route eastward along Dundas West.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stop

  • at the University of Toronto’s Mississauga campus terminal on Inner Ring Road.

Westbound buses reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stop

  • at the University of Toronto’s Mississauga campus terminal on Inner Ring Road.
44 Mississauga Road

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

From 10:40 until 11:10 a.m. Friday, November 11,southbound buses operate along their regular route to Outer Circle Road at Inner Circle Road [east], then detour:

south- and eastward along Outer Circle; and then
south- and westward along The Collegeway to Mississauga Road,
ending their trips.

Soutthbound** buses skip their regular stop

  • at the University of Toronto’s Mississauga campus terminal on Inner Ring Road.

Northbound buses start their trips on The Collegeway at Mississauga Road, then proceed:

northward along Mississauga to Outer Circle Road,
resuming their regular route northward along Mississauga.

Northbound** buses skip their regular stop

  • at the University of Toronto’s Mississauga campus terminal on Inner Ring Road.

The event in Streetsville also affects service along this route.

110 University express

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

From 10:40 until 11:10 a.m. Friday, November 10, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to The Collegeway and Mississauga Road, then proceed:

along their regular route southward along Mississauga.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • at the University of Toronto’s Mississauga campus terminal on Inner Ring Road.

Westbound buses reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • at the University of Toronto’s Mississauga campus terminal on Inner Ring Road.

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Galt

Participants meet at Royal Canadian Legion Galt Branch 121, 4 Veteran’s Way, at 10 a.m., then parade to Cenotaph in Queen’s Square at 10:15 a.m. Ceremony starts at 10:30 a.m.

The City of Cambridge is closing:

  • Main Street between Water and Melville Streets and
  • Queen’s Square

to accommodate the event.

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

57 Blair Rd

From 10:15 until 11:30 a.m. Saturday, November 11, inbound buses operate along their regular route to St. Andrews Street and Grand Avenue South, then detour:

southward along Grand South;
eastward along Concession Street;
northward along Ainslie Street South; and then
eastward into Ainslie Street Terminal,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Grand Avenue South at South Square and
  • on Main Street at Mill Street.

Outbound buses start their trips in Ainslie Street Terminal, as usually, then proceed:

southward along Ainslie Street South;
westward along Concession Street;
northward along Grand Avenue South;
westward along Salisbury Avenue; and then
northward along George Street South to North Square,
resuming their regular route northward along George North.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street at Water Street North and
  • on North Square west of Grand Avenue North.

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

  • on George Street South at South Square.

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Guelph


A ceremony at John McCrae House on Water Street takes place at 9 a.m. A parade forms at 9:50 a.m., on Farquhar Street near the Guelph Armouries, then marches along Wyndham Streets South and North and Macdonell Street to the Sleeman Centre for a ceremony at 10 a.m. After the ceremony, the parade moves along Woolwich Street, passing the Guelph cenotaph at Woolwich Street and Wyndham Street North / Eramosa Road, then southward along Wyndham North, through St. George’s Square and continuing southward along Wyndham to Farquhar Street.

The event affects Guelph Transit service.

40 Downtown - University express

Outbound passengers should expect delays from about 9:45 until 10 a.m. on Wyndham Streets North and South between Carden and Farquhar Streets

12 General Hospital

Inbound passengers should expect delays from about 11 a.m. until noon Saturday, November 11 on Wyndham Street North between Woolwich Street / Eramosa Road and Carden Street.

Outbound passengers should expect delays from about 10a.m. until noon on Woolwich Street between the Sleeman Centre and Eramosa Road / Wyndham Street North.

10 Imperial

Inbound passengers should expect delays from about 9:45 a.m. until noon Saturday, November 11 on Wyndham Street North between Quebec and Macdonell Streets and on Macdonell east of Wyndham North.

Outbound passengers should expect delays from about 9:45 a.m. until noon on Macdonell Street east of Wyndham Street North and on Wyndham North between Macdonell and Quebec Streets.

99 Mainline

Passengers should expect delays from about 9:45 until 10 a.m. on Macdonell Street east of Wyndham Street North.

20 Northwest Industrial

Inbound passengers should expect delays from about 9:45 a.m. until noon Saturday, November 11 on Wyndham Street North between Quebec and Macdonell Streets and on Macdonell east of Wyndham North.

Outbound passengers should expect delays from about 10 a.m. until noon Saturday, November 11 on Woolwich Street between the Sleeman Centre and Wyndham Street North / Eramosa Road.

8 Stone Road Mall

Inbound passengers should expect delays from about 9:45 a.m. until noon Saturday, November 11 on Wyndham Streets North and South between Farquhar and Macdonell Streets and on Macdonell Street east of Wyndham North.

Outbound passengers should expect delays from about 9:45 until 10 a.m. on Wyndham Streets North and South between Carden and Farquhar Streets.

13 Victoria Road Recreation Centre

Inbound passengers should expect delays from about 9:45 a.m. until noon Saturday, November 11 on Wyndham Streets North and South between Woolwich Street / Eramosa Road and Carden Street.

Outbound passengers should expect delays from about 9:45 a.m. until noon on Wyndham Street North between Macdonell Street and Eramosa Road / Woolwich Street and on Macdonell east of Wyndham North.

9 Waterloo

Inbound passengers should expect delays from about 9:45 a.m. until noon Saturday, November 11 on Macdonell Street east of Wyndham Street North.

Outbound passengers should expect delays from about 9:45 a.m. until noon on Wyndham Streets North and South between Carden and Farquhar Streets.

3 Westmount

Inbound passengers should expect delays from about 11 a.m. until noon Saturday, November 11 on Wyndham Street North between Woolwich Street / Eramosa Road and Carden Street.

Outbound passengers should expect delays from about 10 a.m. until noon on Woolwich Street between the Sleeman Centre and Eramosa Road / Wyndham Street North.

11 Willow West

Inbound passengers should expect delays on Wyndham Street North between Quebec and Macdonell Streets and on Macdonell west of Wyndham North from about 9:45 a.m. until noon Saturday, November 11.

Outbound passengers should expect delays on Macdonell west of Wyndham North from about 9:45 until 10 a.m. Saturday, November 11.

4 York

From 8:15 a.m. until 7:45 p.m. Saturday, November 11, all buses detour to stop at the Royal Canadian Legion on Watson Parkway South

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Guelph - Eramosa township

See Rockwood.


Halton Hills

See Acton.


Hamilton

See also Ancaster, Dundas and Stoney Creek.


Hamilton Remembrance Day Parade and Ceremony

The City of Hamilton is closing

  • James Street North between Barton and King Streets.
  • John Street South between between King and Main Streets East and
  • King Street East between Catharine and James Streets

Friday morning to accommodate the ceremony and parade.

The parade starts at the James Foote VC Hamilton Armories on James Street North and proceeds to the Cenotaph at Veterans Place in Gore Park.

The event affects Burlington Transit, GO Transit and Hamilton Street Railway services in downtown Hamilton.

Burlington Transit
1 Plains

(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 8:30 a.m. until noon Saturday, November 11, buses operating toward Hamilton proceed along their regular route to Catharine Street North and King William Street,

ending their trips.

Buses operating toward Burlington start their trips on Catharine Street North at King William Street, then proceed:

southward along Catharine Streets North and South;
westward along Hunter Streets East and West; and then
northward along Bay Street South to King Street West,
resuming their regular route northward along Bay North.

Burlington-bound buses skip their regular stop

  • on King Street East west of John Street North and at James Street North and
  • on King Street West at Bay Street North.

Instead, Burlington-bound buses pick up passengers at a temporary stop

  • on Bay Street North just north of King Street West.
GO Transit
40 Hamilton / Pearson / Richmond Hill
16 Hamilton / Toronto express
47 Hamilton / York U
18 Lakeshore West bus

From 10:15 until 11:30 a.m., Toronto-bound buses operate along their regular route to John Street South and Hunter Street East, then detour:

westward along Hunter Streets East and West; and then
northward along Bay Street South to King Street West,
resuming their regular route westward along King West.

Toronto-bound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street East at Hughson Street North and
  • on King Street West across from Summers Lane.

Between 10:55 and 11:10 a.m., buses approaching the intersection of Bay Street South and Main Street West will pull over to the curb lane and drivers will turn off engines.

Hamilton Street Railway
6 Aberdeen

From about 10:45 until 11:30 a.m. Saturday, November 11, inbound buses operate along their regular route to John Street South and Hunter Street East, then detour:

westward along Hunter East and West;
northward along Bay Street South; and then
eastward along Main Street South to MacNab Street South,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on John Street South at Jackson Street East,
  • on John Street North at King William Street,
  • on Rebecca Street at Hughson Street North,
  • on James Street North across from King William Street and
  • on James Street South at Main Street West.

Instead, inbound buses drop off passengers at temporary stops

  • on Hunter Street West at MacNab Street South, across from Park Street South and at Bay Street South and
  • on Main Street West at MacNab Street South (the regular route 1A stop).

Outbound buses start their trips on Main Street West at MacNab Street South, then proceed:

eastward along Main West to James Street South,
resuming their regular route southward along James South.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on James Street South at Main and Hunter Streets West.

Instead, outbound buses pick up passengers at a temporary stop

  • on Main Street West at MacNab Street South.

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2 Barton

From 8:30 a.m. until noon Saturday, November 11, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Barton Street East and Catharine Street North, then detour:

southward along Catharine North and South; and then
westward along Hunter Street East to James Street South,
resuming their regular route southward along James.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Barton Street East at Hughson Street North and
  • on James Street North at Colbourne Street, across from Robert Street and south of Cannon Street West and York Boulevard and
  • on James Street South south of King and Jackson Streets West.

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

  • on Hunter Street East at John Street South.

Outbound buses operate along their regular route to John Street South and Hunter Street East, then detour:

westward along Hunter Streets East and West;
northward along Bay Streets South and North; and then
eastward along York Boulevard;
northward along MacNab Street North; and then
eastward along Barton Streets West and East to John Street North,
resuming their regular route eastward along Barton East.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on John Street South at Jackson Street East and
  • on John Street North at King William and Wilson Streets, north of Cannon Street East and at Robert Street and Barton Stret East.

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

  • on Hunter Street West at MacNab Street South, across from Park Street South and at Bay Street South,
  • on Bay Street South across from George Street,
  • on Bay Street North north of King Street East,
  • on York Boulevard across from Park Street North and
  • on MacNab Street North north of York Boulevard, at Cannon Street West, north of Mulberry Street and at Colbourne Street.

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4 Bayfront

From 8:30 a.m. until noon Saturday, November 11, inbound buses operate along their regular route to James Street North and Barton Street East, then detour:

eastward along Barton East;
southward along John Street North;
eastward along Wilson Street;
southward along Catharine North and South; and then
westward along Hunter Streets East and West to MacNab Street South,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on James Street North at Colbourne Street, across from Robert Street, south of Cannon Street West and across from Rebecca Street and
  • on James Street South at Main Street West.

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

  • on Hunter Street East at John Street South and
  • on Hunter Street West at MacNab Street South.

Outbound buses start their trips on Hunter Street West at MacNab Street South, then proceed:

along their regular route westward along Hunter West.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on James Street South at Main and Hunter Streets West.

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3 Cannon

From 8:30 a.m. until noon Saturday, November 11, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Cannon Street East and Catharine Street North, then detour:

southward along Catharine North and South; and then
westward along Hunter Street East to James Street South,
resuming their regular route southward along James.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Cannon Street East at Catherine and Hughson Streets North and
  • on James Street North south of Cannon Street West and York Boulevard and
  • on James Street South south of King and Jackson Streets West.

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

  • on Hunter Street East at John Street South.

Outbound buses operate along their regular route to John Street South and Hunter Street East, then detour:

westward along Hunter Streets East and West;
northward along Bay Streets South and North; and then
eastward along York Boulevard;
northward along MacNab Street North;
eastward along Barton Streets West and East; and then
southward along John Street North to Wilson Street,
resuming their regular route eastward along Wilson.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on John Street South at Jackson Street East and
  • on John Street North at King William and Wilson Streets.

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

  • on Hunter Street West at MacNab Street South, across from Park Street South and at Bay Street South,
  • on Bay Street South across from George Street,
  • on Bay Street North north of King Street East,
  • on York Boulevard across from Park Street North and
  • on MacNab Street North north of York Boulevard, at Cannon Street West, north of Mulberry Street and at Colbourne Street.

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35 College

From 8:30 a.m. until noon Saturday, November 11, inbound buses operate along their regular route to John Street South and Hunter Street East, then detour:

westward along Hunter Streets East and West;
northward along Bay Street South;
eastward along Main Street West; and then
southward along James Street South to Jackson Street West,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on John Street South at Jackson Street East and
  • in MacNab Terminal.

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

  • on Hunter Street West at MacNab Street South, across from Park Street South and at Bay Street South and
  • on Main Street West at MacNab Street South.

Outbound buses start their trips on James Street South at Jackson Street West, then proceed:

along their regular route southward along James South.

Outbound buses skip their regular stop

  • in MacNab Terminal.

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5 Delaware

Eastbound buses operate along their regular route.

From 8:30 a.m. until noon Saturday, November 11, buses operate along their regular route to Hunter Street East and John Street South, then detour:

westward along Hunter Streets East and West; and then
northward along Bay Street South to King Street West,
resuming their regular route westward along King.

Buses skip their regular stops

  • on John Street South at Jackson Street East,
  • on King Street East west of John Street North and
  • on King Street West west of James Street North and at Bay Street North.

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

  • on Hunter Street West at MacNab Street South, across from Park Street South and at Bay Street South and
  • on Bay Street South across from George Street.

The event in Dundas also affects service along the route.

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1 King

From 8:30 a.m. until noon Saturday, November 11, inbound buses operate along their regular route to King Street East and Catharine Street, then detour:

* southward* along Catharine Street South;
eastward along Hunter Street East;
southward along James Street South; and then
eastward into the Hamilton GO Centre,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street East at Hughson Street North and
  • on James Street South south of Jackson Street West.

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

  • on Hunter Street East at John Street South.

Outbound buses operate along their regular route.

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7 Locke

From 8:30 a.m. until noon Saturday, November 11, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street West and Bay Street South, then detour:

eastward along Main West to MacNab Street South,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Bay Street South across from George Street,
  • on Bay Street North north of King Street West,
  • on York Boulevard across from Park and MacNab Streets North,
  • on James Street North across from Rebecca and King William Streets and
  • on James Street South at Main Street West.

Outbound buses start their trips on Main Street West at MacNab Street South, then proceed:

eastward along Main West to James Street South,
resuming their regular route southward along James South.

Outbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on James Street South at Main and Hunter Streets West.

Instead, buses pick up passengers at a temporary stop

  • on Main Street West at MacNab Street South.

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33 Sanatorium

From 8:30 a.m. until noon Saturday, November 11, inbound buses operate along their regular route to John Street South and Hunter Street East, then detour:

westward along Hunter Streets East and West;
northward along Bay Street South;
eastward along Main Street West; and then
southward along James Street South to Jackson Street West,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on John Street South at Jackson Street East and
  • in MacNab Terminal.

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

  • on Hunter Street West at MacNab Street South, across from Park Street South and at Bay Street South and
  • on Main Street West at MacNab Street South.

Outbound buses start their trips on James Street South at Jackson Street West, then proceed:

along their regular route southward along James South.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • in MacNab Terminal.

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51 University

Inbound buses operate along their regular route.

From 8:30 a.m. until noon Saturday, November 11, outbound buses operate along their regular route to John Street South and Hunter Street East, then detour:

westward along Hunter Streets East and West; and then
northward along Bay Street South to King Street West,
resuming their regular route westward along King.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street East west of John Street North and
  • on King Street West west of James Street North.

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

  • on Hunter Street West at MacNab Street South, across from Park Street South and at Bay Street South and
  • on Bay Street South across from George Street.
23 Upper Gage
27 Upper James
21 Upper Kenilworth
22 Upper Ottawa

From 8:30 a.m. until noon Saturday, November 11, inbound buses operate along their regular route to John Street South and Hunter Street East, then detour:

westward along Hunter Streets East and West;
northward along Bay Street South;
eastward along Main Street West; and then
southward along James Street South to Jackson Street West,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on John Street South at Jackson Street East and
  • in MacNab Terminal.

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

  • on Hunter Street West at MacNab Street South, across from Park Street South and at Bay Street South and
  • on Main Street West at MacNab Street South.

Outbound buses start their trips on James Street South at Jackson Street West, then proceed:

along their regular route southward along James South.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • in MacNab Terminal.

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34 Upper Paradise

From 8:30 a.m. until noon Saturday, November 11, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street East east of James Street South,

ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on King Street East at James Street North.

Outbound buses start their trips on Main Street East east of James Street South, then proceed:

eastward along Main East;
southward along John Street South;
westward along Hunter Street South; and then
northward along Bay Street South to King Street West,
resuming their regular route westward along King West.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street East at James Street North,
  • on King Street West at Bay Street North.

Instead, outbound buses drop off and pick up passengers

  • on Main Street East at John Street South,
  • on Hunter Street East at John Street South,
  • on Hunter Street West at MacNab Street South, across from Park Street South and at Bay Street South and
  • on Bay Street South across from George Street.
24 Upper Sherman
26 Upper Wellington
25 Upper Wentworth

From 8:30 a.m. until noon Saturday, November 11, inbound buses operate along their regular route to John Street South and Hunter Street East, then detour:

westward along Hunter Streets East and West;
northward along Bay Street South;
eastward along Main Street West; and then
southward along James Street South to Jackson Street West,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on John Street South at Jackson Street East and
  • in MacNab Terminal.

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

  • on Hunter Street West at MacNab Street South, across from Park Street South and at Bay Street South and
  • on Main Street West at MacNab Street South.

Outbound buses start their trips on James Street South at Jackson Street West, then proceed:

along their regular route southward along James South.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • in MacNab Terminal.

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8 York

From 8:30 a.m. until noon Saturday, November 11, inbound buses operate along their regular route to York Boulevard and MacNab Street North, then detour:

northward along MacNab Street North;
eastward along Barton Streets West and East;
southward along John Street North;
eastward along Wilson Street;
southward along Catharine Streets North and South;
westward along Hunter Streets East and West;
northward along Bay Street South; and then
eastward along Main Street South to MacNab Street South,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on York Boulevard across from MacNab Street North and
  • on James Street North across from Rebecca Street.

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

  • on MacNab Street North north of York Boulevard, at Cannon Street West, north of Mulberry Street and at Colbourne Street, Instead, inbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at a temporary stop

  • on Hunter Street East at John Street South.

  • on Hunter Street West at MacNab Street South, across from Park Street South and at Bay Street South and
  • on Main Street West at MacNab Street South.

Outbound buses start their trips on Main Street West at MacNab Street South, then proceed:

eastward along Main West to James Street South,
resuming their regular route southward along James South.

Outbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on James Street South at Main and Hunter Streets West.

Instead, outbound buses pick up passengers at a temporary stop

  • on Main Street West at MacNab Street South.

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Hespeler

Participants meet at Royal Canadian Legion Hespeler Branch 272, 26 Schofield Street at 10 a.m.  Parade to Cenotaph on Queen and Tannery Streets at 10:15 a.m. Ceremony starts at 10:30 a.m.

The event affects Grand River Transit service.

Grand River Transit is detouring buses while the street is closed.

203 iXpress

Inbound buses operate along their regular route.

From 10:15 until 11:30 a.m. Saturday, November 11, outbound buses operate along their regular route to Adam and Tannery Streets, then detour:

northward along Adam to Queen Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Guelph Avenue.

Outbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Tannery Street East at Queen Street East.

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Kitchener


The annual Remembrance Day ceremony, hosted by the Royal Canadian Legion Fred Gies Branch 50, starts 10:45 a.m. at the Kitchener Cenotaph, corner of Frederick and Duke Streets in downtown Kitchener. The parade starts at 10:15 a.m. on Ontario Street between King and Duke Streets

The City of Kitchener is closing

  • King Street East between Frederick / Benton Streets and Queen Street and
  • King Street West between Gaukel and Queen Streets

Saturday morning to accommodate the procession.

Grand River Transit is detouring buses, while the street is closed.

8 Fairview via Westmount and Franklin

From about 10 until 10:30 a.m. Saturday, November 11, buses operate along their regular route to Gaukel Street and Charles Street West, then detour:

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

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Frederick Street across from Goudies Lane and at Weber Street East.

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

  • on Water Street South at King Street East,
  • on Water Street North at Weber Street East,
  • on Weber Street East at Young Street and Ontario and Queen Streets North and
  • on Weber Street West at Frederick Street.
4 Glasgow

From about 10 until 10:30 a.m. Saturday, November 11, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Weber Street East and Frederick Street, then detour:

eastward along Weber East;
southward along Scott Street,
westward along King Street East to Frederick Street / Benton Street,
resuming their regular route southward along Benton.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

  • on Benton Street at Charles Street East.

Outbound buses operate along their regular route to Gaukel Street and Charles Street West, then detour:

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

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Frederick Street across from Goudies Lane,
  • on Weber Street East at Queen Street North and
  • on Weber Street West at Young Street.

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

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

From about 10 until 10:30 a.m. Saturday, November 11, inbound buses operate along their regular route to King Street East and Frederick Street / Benton Street, then detour:

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

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

  • on Benton Street at Charles Street East.

Outbound buses operate along their regular route to Ontario Street South and Charles Street West, then detour:

eastward along Charles West and East; and then
northward along Benton Street to King Street East,
resuming their regular route eastward along King East.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street West at Queen Street South and
  • on King Street East at Benton Street.

The event in Waterloo also affects service along this route.

1 Queen - River

Inbound buses (heading toward Fairview Park Mall) operate along their regular route.

From about 10 until 10:30 a.m. Saturday, November 11, outbound buses (heading toward The Boardwalk) operate along their regular route to Weber and Scott Street, then detour:

southward along Scott;
westward along King Street East to Frederick Street / Benton Street,
resuming their regular route southward along Benton.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

  • on Benton Street at Charles Street East.

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Markham


Markham District Veterans’ Association Remembrance Parade

A short parade in the Markham village area takes place Saturday morning. The marchers leave the Association clubhouse at 7 Washington Street at 10:45 a.m., march along Washington, Centre and Main Streets to the Cenotaph at the southeast corner of Main Street Markham and Highway 7. They then march back to the clubhouse.

The event affects TTC and York Region Transit services

Toronto Transit Commission
102D Markham Rd

From 10:30 a.m. until 11:45 a.m. Saturday, November 11, expect delays on Main Streets North and South at Highway 7.

York Region Transit
1 Highway 7
522 Markham community bus
Viva purple

From 10:30 a.m. until 11:45 a.m. Saturday, November 11, expect delays on Highway 7 at Main Street.

The event at York University also affects service along the Viva purple route.

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Merritton


A short parade from the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 138 on Chestnut Street East to the Cenotaph for the former Town of Merriton on Merritt Street takes place. After a ceremony, marchers return to the Legion.

The event may affect St. Catharines Transit Commission service.

404 Oakdale / Pen Centre

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

From 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Saturday, November 11, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Glendale Avenue and Merritt Street, then detour:

eastward along Glendale Avenue;
northward along Wembley Drive;
westward along St. Augustine Drive and Autumn Place;
northward along Park Avenue;
westward along Seymour Avenue; and then
southward along Merritt to Oakdale Avenue,
resuming their regular route westward along Oakdale.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Merritt Street south of Elm Lane, south of Walnut Street, at Almond Street and at Glendale Avenue.

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

  • on Glendale Avenue east of Bessey Street, at Keele Street and east of Keele Street,
  • on Wembley Drive at St. Augustine Drive and
  • on Merritt Street at Oakdale Avenue.

Outbound buses reverse the inbound detour routing.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Merritt Street at Almond Street, Walnut Lane, north of Birch Street and across from Oakdale Avenue.
418 Secord Woods

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

From 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Saturday, November 11, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Merritt Street and Glendale Avenue, then detour:

eastward along Glendale Avenue;
northward along Wembley Drive;
westward along St. Augustine Drive and Autumn Place;
northward along Park Avenue; and then
westward along Seymour Avenue to Merritt,
resuming their regular route northward along Merritt.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Merritt Street at Almond Street, Walnut Lane, north of Birch Street and across from Oakdale Avenue.

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

  • on Glendale Avenue east of Bessey Street, at Keele Street and east of Keele Street and
  • on Wembley Drive at St. Augustine Drive.

Mississauga

See Erindale, Port Credit and Streetsville.


Newcastle


A ceremony at the Newcastle Community Hall likely affects GO Transit service Friday morning.

90 Lakeshore East

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

From 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Saturday, November 11, westbound buses start their trips on Brookhouse Drive at Harmer Drive, then proceed::

west- and southward along Harmer;
westward along Edward Streets East and West; and then
northward along Baldwin Street South to King Avenue West,
resuming their regular route westward along King West.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Avenue East east of Beaver Street and
  • on King Avenue West at North Street.

Eastbound buses reverse this routing.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Avenue West east of Baldwin Street and
  • on King Avenue East east of Beaver Street.

The events in Bowmanville and Oshawa also affect service along this route Saturday, November 11.

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Newmarket


Remembrance Day Parade and Service

The Town of Newmarket is closing:

  • Eagle Street between Ellen and D’Arcy Streets,
  • Water Street between D’Arcy Street and Main Street South

and other streets in central Newmarket Sunday afternoon to accommodate the Royal Canadian Legion’s Branch 426 march and service.

York Region Transit is likely detouring bus service during the event, but has not announced detour-routing information.

56 Gorham - Eagle

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

From 1 until 3 p.m. Saturday, November 11, 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 East,
resuming their regular route westward along Eagle.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Water Street west of Doug Duncan Drive and
  • on Eagle Street East at Church Street, Ellen Street and Lorne Avenue.

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

  • on Lorne Avenue at Park Avenue and Eagle Street East.

Eastbound buses reverse the westbound routing.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Eagle Street East at Ellen Street and
  • 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

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

From 1 until 3 p.m. Saturday, November 11, buses operate along their regular route to Timothy Street and Doug Duncan Drive, then detour:

westward along Timothy Street; and then
southward along Lorne Avenue to Eagle Street East,
resuming their regular route westward along Eagle East.

Buses skip their regular stops

  • on Water Street west of Doug Duncan Drive,
  • at Fairy Lake Gardens and
  • on Eagle Street East at Church Street, Ellen Street and Lorne Avenue.

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Oakville


At 10 a.m. Friday, a parade of veterans starts at Centennial Square — on Navy Street at Church Street — and ends at George’s Square — on Trafalgar Road between Summer and Palmer Avenues. At 10:30 a.m., veterans and members of the Armed Forces, police officers, firefighters and others leave Centennial Square and march eastward along Lakeshore Road and then northward along Trafalgar Road to the cenotaph at George’s Square. At 11a.m. a ceremony at George’s Square includes two minutes of silence and a wreath-laying ceremony. After the ceremony, veterans march back to Church and Navy Streets.

The event affects Oakville Transit service.

17 Kerr

From about 10 a.m. until noon Saturday, November 11, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Chisholm and Rebecca Streets, then detour:

ending their trips.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Rebecca Street east of Chisholm Street and
  • on Church Street west of Navy and Dunn Streets.

Northbound buses on Chisholm Street at Rebecca Street, then proceed:

eastward along Rebecca to Forsyth Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Forsyth.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Church Street west of Dunn Street and
  • on Randall Street at Navy Street.

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14 Lakeshore West

From about 10 a.m. until noon Saturday, November 11, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Rebecca and Kerr Streets, then detour:

northward along Kerr;
eastward along Speers Road;
north- and eastward along Cross Avenue; and then
southward into Oakville GO Station bus terminal,
ending their trips.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Rebecca Street east of Chisholm Street and
  • on Church Street east of Navy and Dunn Streets
  • on Reynolds Street at Randall and Shedden Streets, beside Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital and at Cornwall Road.

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

  • on Kerr Street across from Westside Drive, at Florence Drive, north of Stewart Street and at Speers Road,
  • on Speers Road east of Kerr Street and
  • on Cross Avenue east of Lyons Lane and across from Argus Road.

Westbound buses operate start their trips in Oakville GO Station terminal, as usual, then proceed:

west- and southward along Cross Avenue;
westward along Speers Road; and then
southward along Kerr Street to Rebecca Street,
resuming their regular route westward along Rebecca.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Cornwall Road at Reynolds Street,
  • on Reynolds Street at Spruce Street, south of McDonald Road, at Palmer Avenue, Randall Street and Lakeshore Road East,
  • on Lakeshore Road at Trafalgar Road,
  • on Dunn Street at Church Street and
  • on Randall Street at Navy Street and
  • on Rebecca Street at Chisholm and Kerr Streets.

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

  • on Cross Avenue at Argus Road and Lyons Lane and
  • on Kerr Street at Prince Charles Drive, north of Stewart Street, at Florence and Westside Drives and across from Bond Street.
Remembrance Day shuttle

To add more service along Reynolds Street, while buses operating along the 14 Lakeshore West route are detouring, Oakville Transit operates buses along this special route, linking passengers with Downtown Oakville and Oakville GO Station.

Southbound buses leave Oakville GO Station bus terminal at 10:10, 10:40, 11:10 and 11:40 a.m. Remembrance Day Saturday, November 11, and proceed:

eastward along Cross Avenue,
southward along Trafalgar Road;
eastward along Cornwall Road;
southward along Reynolds Street; and then
westward along Church Street to just east of Reynolds Street,
ending their trips.

Southbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops

  • on Cornwall Road at Reynolds Street and
  • on Reynolds Street at Spruce Street, south of McDonald Road, at Palmer Avenue, Randall Street.

Northbound buses leave Church Street just east of Reynolds Street at 10:25, 10:55, 11:25 and 11:55 a.m., then proceed:

eastward along Church;
northward along Allen Street;
westward along Randall Street;
northward along Reynolds Street;
westward along Cornwall Road;
northward along Trafalgar Road;
westward along Cross Avenue; and then
southward into Oakville GO Station bus terminal,
ending their trips.

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Oshawa


The Region of Durham is closing

  • Simcoe Streets North and South (Regional Road 2) between Richmond and John Streets and
  • Centre Streets North and South between Richmond and John Streets West and

the City of Oshawa is closing

  • John Street West between Centre and Simcoe Streets South

to accommodate Royal Canadian Legion Branch 42’s Remembrance March and the City’s Remembrance Day Ceremony at the Cenotaph in Memorial Park.

The event affects Durham Region Transit and GO Transit services.

Durham Region Transit
402 King

From 10:30 until 11:30 a.m. Remembrance Day, Saturday, November 11, expect delays as the parade crosses King and Bond Streets at Centre and Simcoe Streets.

900 PULSE

From 10:30 until 11:30 a.m. Remembrance Day, Saturday, November 11, expect delays as the parade crosses King and Bond Streets at Centre and Simcoe Streets.

Eastbound buses operate along their regular route.

Westbound buses operate along their regular route to Mary Street North and William Street East, then detour:

eastward along William East;
southward along Carriage Works Drive; and then
westward along Bond Street East to Ontario Street,
resuming their regular route westward along Bond East.

The event in Whitby also affects service along this route.

407 Ritson / Colonel Sam

From 10:30 until 11:30 a.m. Remembrance Day, Saturday, November 11, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Bond Street East and Mary Street North, then detour:

southward along Mary Streets North and South;
westward along Athol Street East;
southward along Celina Street; and then
westward along Elm and Gibb Streets to Centre Street South,
resuming their regular route southward along Centre South.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Bond Street East at Mary and Simcoe Streets North,
  • on Centre Street North at King Street West and
  • on Centre Street South across from Metcalfe Street, south of John Street West and at McGrigor and Gibb Streets.

Instead, they drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Mary Street North south of Bond Street East,
  • on Mary Street South south of King Street East,
  • on Celina Street at Bruce Street,
  • on Elm Street at Simcoe Street South and
  • on Gibb Street at Centre Street South.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route to Simcoe Street South and Elm Street, then detour:

eastward along Elm;
northward along Albert Street;
eastward along Athol Street East; and then
northward along Mary Street South to King Street East,
resuming their regular route eastward along King East.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Simcoe Street South north of Hemlock Street, at John Street East, at Bruce Street and Athol Street East and
  • on King Street East east of Simcoe Street South.

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

  • on Albert Street south of Hogarth Street and north of Emma Street,
  • on Mary Street South at King Street East,
  • on Mary Street North north of Bond Street East and
  • on William Street East west of Mary Street North.
401 Simcoe

From 10:30 until 11:30 a.m. Remembrance Day, Saturday, November 11, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Centre Street North and William Street West, then detour:

easstward along William West and East;
southward along Mary Streets North and South;
westward along Athol Street East;
southward along Celina Street; and then
westward along Elm and Gibb Streets to Centre Street South,
resuming their regular route southward along Centre South.

Soutbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Centre Street North at Bond and King Streets West and
  • on Centre Street South across from Metcalfe Street, south of John Street West and at McGrigor and Gibb Streets.

Instead, they drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Mary Street North south of Bond Street East,
  • on Mary Street South south of King Street East,
  • on Celina Street at Bruce Street,
  • on Elm Street at Simcoe Street South and
  • on Gibb Street at Centre Street South.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route to Simcoe Street South and Elm Street, then detour:

eastward along Elm;
northward along Albert Street;
eastward along Athol Street East;
northward along Mary Streets South and North; and then
westward along William Street East to Simcoe Street North,
resuming their regular route northward along Simcoe North.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Simcoe Street South north of Hemlock Street, at John Street East, at Bruce Street and Athol Street East and
  • on Simcoe Street North north of King and Bond Streets East.

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

  • on Albert Street south of Hogarth Street and north of Emma Street,
  • on Mary Street South at King Street East,
  • on Mary Street North north of Bond Street East and
  • on William Street East west of Mary Street North.
411 South Courtice

From 10:25 a.m. until 11:45 a.m. Remembrance Day, Saturday, November 11, westbound buses operate along their regular route to Celina Street and John Street East, then detour:

southward along Celina;
westward along Elm and Gibb Streets; and then
northward into Oshawa Centre Terminal,
ending their trips.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on John Street West west of Simcoe Street South and at Centre Street South and Nassau Street and west of Burk Street and
  • on Elmwood Avenue at Cromwell Avenue and Westmount Street.

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

  • on Elm Street at Simcoe Street South,
  • on Gibb Street at Centre Street South, Nassau Street and Montrave Avenue, west of Grenfell Street and beside #450 Gibb.

Eastbound buses start their trips in Oshawa Centre Terminal, as usual, then proceed:

eastward along Gibb and Elm Streets; and then
northward along Albert Street to John Street East,
resuming their regular route northward along John East.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Elmwood Avenue east of Westmount Street and at Montrave Avenue,
  • on John Street West east of Nassau Street and Centre Street South and
  • on John Street East east of Simcoe Street South.

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

  • on Gibb Street beside #431 Gibb, at Grenfell Street, Montrave Avenue and Nassau Street and east of Centre Street South and
  • on Elm Street at Celina Street.
GO Transit
90 Lakeshore East
92 Oshawa / Yorkdale
52 Oshawa / York U

From 10:25 a.m. until noon Remembrance Day, Saturday, November 11, expect delays as the parade crosses King and Bond Streets at Centre and Simcoe Streets.

The events in Bowmanville and Newcastle also affect service along the 90 Lakeshore East route. The event in Whitby also affects service along the 92 Oshawa / Yorkdale route.

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Peterborough


A short parade along McConnel Street between Peterborough Collegiate and Confederation Squares starts at about 10 a.m. The City of Peterborough usually closes George Street North beside the Square to accommodate the large crowds attending the ceremony at about 11 a.m.

The event affects GO Transit and Peterborough Transit services.

GO Transit
88 Peterborough / Oshawa

(GO Transit has confirmed that buses are detouring but has not confirmed detour-routing information. This post describes how it detoured buses in previous years during this event.)

From 10 a.m. until noon Saturday, November 11, southbound buses operate along their regular route to George Street North and Parkhill Road West, then detour:

westward along Parkhill West; and then
southward along Aylmer Street North to Simcoe Street,
resuming their regular route southward along Aylmer North.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on George Street North at Simcoe Street and
  • on Simcoe Street at the Downtown Peterborough Terminal.

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

  • on Aylmer Street North at Simcoe Street.

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

northward along Aylmer Street North; and then
eastward along Parkhill Road West to Water Street North,
resuming their regular route northward along Water North.

Northbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Simcoe Street at the Downtown Peterborough Terminal.

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

  • on Aylmer Street North at Simcoe Street.

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Peterborough Transit
1 George North

From 10 a.m. until noon Saturday, November 11, 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 North;
eastward along Simcoe Street; and then
northward into the Downtown 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 and London Streets, south of McDonnel Street and at Brock Street and
  • on Simcoe Street at Rubbidge and Stewart Streets.

Outbound buses operate along their regular route.

42 Trent East Bank express

From 10 a.m. until noon Saturday, November 11, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Parkhill Road West and George Street North, then detour:

westward along Parkhill Road West;
southward along Reid Street;
eastward along McDonnel Street;
southward along Aylmer Street North;
eastward along Simcoe Street; and then
northward into the Downtown Terminal,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on George Street North at Antrim Street.

Outbound buses reverse the inbound detour routing.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on McDonell Street at George Street North and
  • on Water Street at Antrim Street.

Instead, outbound buses pick up passengers at a temporary stop

  • on Reid Street north of Dublin Street.
40 Trent West Bank express

From 10 a.m. until noon Saturday, November 11, inbound buses operate along their regular route to McDonnel Street and Aylmer Street North, then detour:

southward along Aylmer North;
eastward along Simcoe Street; and then
northward into Downtown Peterborough Terminal,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on McDonnel Street at George Street North.

Outbound buses operate along their regular route.

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Port Credit


A short parade takes place between the Royal Canadian Legion’s Port Credit Branch (Branch 82) and the Port Credit Cenotaph on Stavebank Road, affecting MiWay service.

23 Lakeshore

From about 9:30 until 10:30 a.m. Saturday, November 11, passengers should expect delays along Lake Shore Road between First Street and Stavebank Road.

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Preston


Participants meet at Royal Canadian Legion Preston Branch 126, 334 Westminster Drive North at 10:05 a.m. Parade to Cenotaph on King and Argyle Streets at 10:15 a.m. Ceremonies start at 10:30 a.m.

The event affects Grand River Transit service.

52 Coronation
56 Dunbar

From 10 until 10:30 p.m. Saturday, November 11, expect delays on Westminster Drive.

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Rockwood


Rockwood Remembrance Parade and Ceremony

A short parade along Guelph Street takes place on Saturday morning. A ceremony at the Rockwood Cenotaph at Guelph and Main Streets follows, with another parade northward along Main Street to the fire hall.

The event likely affect GO Transit service, but GO has not announced detour-routing information.

31A Guelph / Georgetown / Toronto

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

From about 10:30 until 11:30 a.m. Saturday, November 11, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Highway 7 and Wellington County Road 44, then detour:

southward along County 44;
eastward along the Eramosa / Milton Town Line (Upper Baseline Road) to Highway 7,
resuming their regular route eastward along Highway 7.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Alma Street east of Inkerman Street and
  • on Main Street south of Alma Street and at Valley Road.

Westbound buses reverse this routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street beside Waterside Park and south of Alma Street and
  • on Alma Street at Inkerman Street.

The events in Acton and Brampton also affect service along this route.

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St. Catharines

See also Merritton.


A short parade along Church Street, Ontario Street and St. Paul Street West, followed by a ceremony at the cenotaph in Memorial Park may affect St. Catharines Transit Commission service Friday morning.

416 Brock - Glenridge
417 Bunting - Lakeshore

From about 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Saturday, November 11, outbound passengers should expect delays as the parade passes along Ontario Street between King and St. Paul Streets.

409 Geneva St

From about 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Saturday, November 11, Saturday, November 11, inbound passengers should expect delays as the parade passes along Church Street between Court and Carlisle Streets.

410 Glenridge - Pen Centre

From about 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Saturday, November 11, outbound passengers should expect delays as the parade passes along Ontario Street between King and St. Paul Streets.

408 Grantham - Port Weller

From about 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Saturday, November 11, inbound passengers should expect delays as the parade passes along Church Street between Clark and Academy Streets.

Outbound passengers should expect delays as the parade passes along Church Street between Clark and Carlisle Streets.

401 Hospital - Port Dalhousie

From about 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Saturday, November 11, inbound passengers should expect delays as the parade passes along Church Street at James Street.

Outbound passengers should expect delays as the parade passes along Church between Carlisle and James Streets.

406 Lake St

From about 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Saturday, November 11, inbound passengers should expect delays as the parade passes along Church Street at James Street.

Outbound passengers should expect delays as the parade passes along Church between Carlisle and James Streets.

402 Ontario St

From about 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Saturday, November 11, inbound passengers should expect delays as the parade passes along Church Street between Carlisle and Academy Streets.

Outbound passengers should expect delays as the parade passes along Ontario Street between Church and King Streets.

12 Vine - Haig

From about 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Saturday, November 11, inbound passengers should expect delays as the parade passes along Church Street between Court and Carlisle Streets.

415 West St. Catharines

From about 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Saturday, November 11, inbound buses operate along their regular route to St. Paul Street West and Louth Street, then detour:

northward along Louth Street;
eastward along Fourth Street;
southeastward along Highway 406;
eastward along Westchester Crescent;
northward along Geneva Street;
westward along The Parkway; and then
northward along Carlisle Street to St. Paul Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Carlisle.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on St. Paul Street West at Churchill and Lloyd Street, east of Merigold and Leeper Streets, across from Dexter Street and east of Hainer and McGuire Streets and
  • on St. Paul Street across from Queen and James Streets

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

  • on Louth Street north of St. Paul Street West, at Ridley Road, Crestcombe Drive and Vintage Crescent.

Outbound start their trips in Downtown St. Catharines terminal, then proceed:

southward along Carlisle;
westward along McGuire Street;
northwestward along Highway 406;
westward along Fourth Street; and then
southward along Louth Street to St. Paul Street West,
resuming their regular route westward along St. Paul West.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street at Market Square and west of Queen Street,
  • on Ontario Street at Trafalgar Street,
  • on St. Paul Street West across from McGuire Street, west of Henrietta Street and at McDonald Street, west of Dexter and Great Western Streets and across from Merigold, Lloyd and Edith Street.

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

  • on Louth Street at Ridley Road and St. Paul Street West,
  • on St. Paul Street West at Churchill and Lloyd Street, east of Merigold and Leeper Streets and across from Dexter Street.

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Stoney Creek


The City of Hamilton is closing

  • King Street East Stoney Creek between Queenston Road (City Highway 8) and Green Road South and
  • Queenston Road (City Highway 8) at its intersection with King Street East Stoney Creek

to accommodate a short parade between St. Francis Xavier Church and the cenotaph at King Street East and Queenston Road takes place. A ceremony at the cenotaph follows.

The Hamilton Street Railway is detouring buses during the event.

55 Stoney Creek Central

From about 10:30 a.m. until noon Saturday, November 11, westbound buses operate along their regular route to Queenston and Millen Roads, then detour:

northward along Millen Road North;
eastward along Barton Street East; and then
southward along Green Road North to Queenston Road,
resuming their regular route westward along Queenston.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Queenston Road at Worsely Street, west of Ellington Avenue and at Green Road North.

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

  • on Barton Street East across from Hale Street and at Hilborn Drive.

Eastbound buses reverse the westbound detour routing.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Queenston Road at King Street East Stoney Creek, Kilborn Avenue and Millen Road South.

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

  • on Barton Street East at Apple Drive and Hale Street and
  • on Millen Road North south of Barton Street East.

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58 Stoney Creek local

From about 10:30 a.m. until noon Saturday, November 11, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Green Road South just north of King Street East Stoney Creek, ending their trips.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Green Road South at Queenston Road,
  • on Queenston Road at King Street East Stoney Creek and
  • on King Street East Stoney Creek across from #342 King East.

Westbound buses start their trips on Green Road North north of King Street East Stoney Creek, then proceed:

northward along Green North;
westward along Carla Avenue; and then
southward along Corman Avenue to King East,
resuming their regular route westward along King.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street East Stoney Creek across from #342 King East and Green Forest Drive, at Green Road South, beside #251 King East and at Corman Avenue.

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Streetsville


A parade from the Royal Canadian Legion’s Streetsville Branch to the cenotaph at Main Street and Queen Street South in Streetsville takes place. A ceremony follows at the cenotaph.

The event affects MiWay service.

44 Mississauga Road

From 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Saturday, November 11, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Queen Street North and Britannia Road West, then detour:

westward along Britannia West;
southward along Joymar Drive; and then
eastward along Thomas Street to Queen South,
resuming their regular route southward along Queen.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Queen Street South south of Britannia Road West, at Henry and Caroline Streets, north of Kerr Street, and at Tannery and Pearl Streets.

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

  • on Britannia Road West across from Brookside Drive,
  • on Joymar Drive south of Tannery Street,
  • on Thomas Street across from Joymar Drive and at Queen Street South

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Queen Street South at Main Street, across from Tannery Street, at Ontario and Ellen Streets and Britannia Road West.

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

  • on Thomas Street at Victoria Street and
  • on Britannia Road West at Brookside Drive.

The event in Erindale also affects service along this route.

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Toronto

See also Downsview and East York.


Toronto events include ceremonies at the Cenotaph at Old City Hall and the Ontario War Memorial at the Legislature in Queen’s Park.


Old City Hall

The City of Toronto is closing

  • Bay Street between Dundas and Richmond Streets West and
  • Queen Street West between York and James Streets

to accommodate the ceremony.

The TTC is detouring bus and streetcar service during the event.

6 Bay

From 9:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, November 11, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Bay Street and Elm Street, then detour:

westward along Elm;
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 Dundas Street West, Hagerman Street, Nathan Phillips Square and Queen and Adelaide Streets West.

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

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

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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501 Queen

From 9:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, November 11, eastbound cars operate along regular route to Queen Street West and Spadina Avenue, then detour:

southward along Spadina Avenue;
eastward along King Streets West and East; and then
northward along Church Street to Queen Street East,
resuming their regular route eastward along Queen East.

Eastbound cars skip their regular stops

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

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

  • on Spadina Avenue south of Queen Street West and at King Street West,
  • on King Street West at Blue Jays Way, John Street, University Avenue and York, Bay and Yonge Streets,
  • on King Street East at Church Street and
  • on Church Street north of Lombard Street and at Queen Street East.

Shuttle buses replace the cars between Bathurst and Jarvis Streets. Eastbound street car passengers may transfer to eastbound buses at stops on Queen Street West between Bathurst Street and Spadina Avenue.

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

southward along Church;
westward along King Streets East and West; and then
northward along York Street to Queen West,
resuming their regular route westward along Queen.

Westbound cars skip their regular stops

  • on Queen Street East at Victoria and Yonge Streets,
  • on Queen Street West at Bay Street and across from York Street.

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

  • on Church Street at Richmond, Adelaide and King Street East,
  • on King Street East at Yonge Street and
  • on King Street West at Bay and York Streets.

Shuttle buses replace the cars between Jarvis and Bathurst Streets. Westbound street car passengers may transfer to westbound buses at Queen Street East and Church Street.

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501J Queen / Jarvis shuttle

(The TTC has not detailed how buses turn around at each end of their route. We’ve based this part of the post on information it has supplied on previous occasions when buses short-turned at Bathurst Street and Carlaw Avenue.)

From 9:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, November 11, the TTC operates shuttle buses between Bathurst and Jarvis Streets.

Eastbound buses likely start their trips in Wolseley Loop on the east side of Bathurst Street just north of Queen Street West, then proceed:

southward along Bathurst;
eastward along Queen Street West;
southward along University Avenue;
eastward along Adelaide Street West;
northward along Yonge Street;
eastward along Queen East;
southward along Jarvis Street;
westward along Richmond Street East; and then
northward along Church Street to south of Queen,
ending their trips.

Eastbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops

  • in Wolseley Loop,
  • on Queen Street East at Augusta and Spadina Avenues, Peter and John Streets and University Avenue,
  • on Adelaide Street West east of University Avenue and at Bay Street,1
  • on Yonge Street at Richmond and Queen Streets East,
  • on Queen Street East at Victoria, Church and Jarvis Streets.

Eastbound bus passengers may transfer to eastbound streetcars at Queen Street East and Church Street.

Westbound cars start their trips on Church Street south of Queen Street East, then proceed:

westward along Queen East;
southward along Yonge Street;
eastward along Richmond Street East;
northward along University Avenue;
westward along Queen West;
northward along Bathurst Street; and then
eastward into Wolseley Loop,
ending their trips.

Westbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops

  • on Queen Street East at Victoria and Yonge Streets,
  • on Richmond Street West west of Yonge, Bay and York Streets,
  • on Queen Street West west of Simcoe Street and at John and Soho Streets, Spadina and Augusta Avenues and Bathurst Street and
  • in Wolseley Loop.

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Queen’s Park

The City of Toronto is also closing

  • Hoskin Avenue between St. George Street and Queen’s Park Crescent West,
  • Queen’s Park Crescent East between Wellesley Street West and College Street,
  • Queen’s Park Crescent West between Hoskin Avenue and College Street,
  • Wellesley Street West between Queen’s Park Crescents East and West

to accommodate the Ontario Government’s Remembrance Day Ceremony.

The TTC is detouring bus service during the event.

5B Avenue Rd

From 8:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, November 11, 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 Park across from Charles Street West [beside Museum Station],
  • on Queen’s Park Crescent West at Hoskin Avenue, beside Hart House and the University of Toronto Library and
  • on Queen’s Park Crescent East north of College Street.

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

  • Bloor Street West at Bedford Road and
  • in St. George Station bus terminal.

Northbound start their trips in St. George Station bus terminal, then proceed:

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

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

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

Instead, northbound buses pick up passengers at a temporary stop

  • in St. George Station bus terminal.

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From 8:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, November 11, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Harbord and St. George Streets, then detour:

southward along St. George;
eastward along College Street; and then
northward along Bay Street to Wellesley Street West,
resuming their regular route eastward along Wellesley.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Hoskin Avenue beside Wycliffe College and
  • on Wellesley Street West at the Ontario Legislature building and east of Queen’s Park Crescent East.

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

  • on College Street at McCaul Street, University Avenue and Elizabeth and Bay Streets and
  • on Bay Street at Grosvenor Street and Wellesley Street West.

Westbound buses reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

  • on Bay Street south of Wellesley Street West and at Grosvenor and College Streets,
  • on College Street at Bay Street and Queen’s Park, across from McCaul Street and at St. George Street.

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Uxbridge


Uxbridge Remembrance Day Ceremony and Parade

The Township of Uxbridge is closing

  • Brock Street West between Main and Church Streets,
  • Toronto Street North between Albert Street and Brock Street West and
  • Toronto Street South between Brock Street West and Mill Street

Saturday morning to accommodate the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 170 annual parade and ceremony.

The event usually affects Durham Region Transit and GO Transit services, but this, although both agencies operate buses through Uxbridge Saturdays, their buses do not serve central Uxbridge during the event.


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See Woodbridge.


Unionville


Unionville Remembrance Day Ceremony and Procession

The City of Markham is closing

  • Main Street North Unionville between Carlton Road and Fred Varley Drive

Friday morning to accommodate events.

The event may affect York Region Transit service.

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From about 10:15 until 11:45 a.m.Saturday, November 11, expect delays at Carlton Road and Main Street North.

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Waterloo


The City of Waterloo is closing:

  • **Regina Street between Willis Way and Hughes Lane

to accommodate the ceremony at Waterloo City Hall.

Grand River Transit is detouring buses, while the street is closed.

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From 10 a.m. until noon Saturday, November 11, inbound buses (heading toward Ainslie Street Terminal) operate along their regular route to Regina Street North and Bridgeport Road East, then detour:

westward along Bridgeport Roads East and West;
southward along Caroline Streets North and South; and then
eastward along William Street West to King Street South,
resuming their regular route southward along King South.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Regina Street North south of Bridgeport Road East and
  • on Regina Street South at Willis Way.

Outbound buses (heading toward Conestoga Mall) operate along their regular route to King Street South and William Street, then detour:

westward along William Street West;
northward along Caroline Street South; and then
eastward along Erb Streets West and East to Regina Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Regina Street North.

Outbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Regina Street across from Willis Way.
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From 10 a.m. until noon Saturday, November 11, inbound buses (heading toward Fairview Park Mall) operate along their regular route to Regina Street North and Bridgeport Road East, then detour:

westward along Bridgeport Roads East and West;
southward along Caroline Streets North and South; and then
eastward along William Street West to King Street South,
resuming their regular route southward along King South.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Regina Street North south of Bridgeport Road East and at Erb Street East and
  • on Regina Street South at Willis Way.

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

  • on William Street West east of Caroline Street South.

Outbound buses (heading toward Conestoga Mall) operate along their regular route to King Street South and William Street, then detour:

westward along William Street West;
northward along Caroline Street South; and then
eastward along Erb Streets West and East to Regina Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Regina Street North.

Outbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on William Street East east of King Street South and
  • on Regina Street across from Willis Way.

The event in Kitchener also affects service along this route.

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Whitby


A short parade along Dundas Street between the Royal Canadian Legion on Byron Street South and the Whitby Cenotaph at Dundas Street East and Green Street and a service at the cenotaph may disrupt Durham Region Transit and GO Transit services Friday morning.

Durham Region Transit
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From about 10:30 until 11:30 a.m. Saturday, November 11, westbound buses operate along their regular route to Dundas Street East and Hickory Street, then detour:

northward along Hickory North;
westward along Mary Streets East and West; and then
southward along Euclid Street to Dundas West,
resuming their regular route westward along Dundas.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Dundas Street East across from Athol Street and at Brock Street North and
  • on Dundas Street West west of Byron Street North and at Euclid Street.

Eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Dundas Street West and Henry Street / Euclid Street, then detour:

southward along Henry;
eastward along Dunlop Streets West and East; and then
northward along Hickory Street South to Dundas East,
resuming their regular route eastward along Dundas.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Dundas Street West east of King Street and at Brock Street South and
  • on Dundas Street East across from Perry Street and at Hickory Street South.

The event in Oshawa also affects service along this route.

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(GO has confirmed that buses are detouring, but has not announced exact detour-routing information. We’ve based this part of the post on information it supplied about this event in 2016.)

From about 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Saturday, November 11, westbound buses operate along their regular route to Dundas Street East and Hickory Street, then detour:

southward along Hickory South;
westward along Dunlop Streets East and West; and then
northward along Henry Street to Dundas West,
resuming their regular route westward along Dundas.

Westbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Dundas Street East at Brock Street North.

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

  • on Dunlop Street East at Brock Street South.

Eastbound buses reverse the westbound detour routing.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Dundas Street West at Brock Street South.

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

  • on Dunlop Street West at Brock Street South.
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(GO has confirmed that buses are detouring, but has not announced exact detour-routing information. We’ve based this part of the post on information it supplied about this event in 2016.)

From about 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Saturday, November 11, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Brock Street North and Mary Street, then detour:

eastward along Mary East;
southward along Hickory Streets North and South;
westward along Dunlop Street East to Brock South,
resuming their regular route southward along Brock.

Southbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Brock Street North at Dundas Street West.

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

  • on Dunlop Street East at Brock Street South.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Brock Street South at Dundas Street East.

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

  • on Brock Street South at Dunlop Street East.

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John McCrae House was the home of Lieutenant Colonel John Alexander McCrae, a poet, physician, author, artist and soldier during World War I and a surgeon during the battle of Ypres. On January 28, 1918, while still commanding No. 3 Canadian General Hospital (McGill) at Boulogne, McCrae died of pneumonia.

On Remembrance Day, we remember McCrae for his famous poem, In Flanders Fields.


Inbound buses travel toward downtown.

Outbound buses travel away from downtown.