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Weekend events affect transit services, November 6, 7, 8



Update — November 7, 7:37 a.m.: this post now contains information on the 48th Highlanders Remembrance Day Parade in Toronto.


This weekend, Remembrance Day events — and the first of the year’s Christmas events — affect transit services. The events take place in Acton (Halton Hills), Ajax, Aurora, Bramalea (Brampton), Brampton, Bronte (Oakville), East York (Toronto), Georgetown, Guelph, Hamilton, Maple (Vaughan), Milton; Newmarket, Pickering, Richmond Hill and Toronto.


The events affect these routes:

Brampton Transit1 Queen, 2 Main, 8 Centre, 17 Howden, 19 Fernforest.

Burlington Transit1 Fairview - Plains.

Durham Region Transit181 Liverpool / Finch / Highway 2 / Glendale / Maple Ridge, 183 Amberlea, 281 Beach / Audley South / Puckrin / Elm, 283 Duffins and Harwood, 916B Rossland.

GO Transit16 Hamilton - Union via QEW express, 18 Hamilton - Aldershot, 21 Milton - Mississauga - Union, 31 Guelph - Georgetown - Union, 94 Oshawa - Yorkdale via Highway 2.

Guelph TransitAll Guelph Transit routes.

Hamilton Street Railway1 King, 2 Barton, 3 Cannon, 4 Bayfront, 5 Delaware, 5C West Hamilton, 6 Aberdeen, 7 Locke, 8 York, 9 Rock Gardens, 21 Upper Kenilworth, 22 Upper Ottawa, 23 Upper Gage, 24 Upper Sherman, 25 Upper Wentworth, 26 Upper Wellington, 27 Upper James, 33 Sanatorium, 34 Upper Paradise, 35 College, 52 Dundas.

Oakville Transit2 Lakeshore, 14 Lakeshore West.

Toronto Transit Commission5 Avenue Rd, 6 Bay, 20 Cliffside, 23 Dawes, 94 Wellesley, 107 Keele North, 113 Danforth, 501 Queen, 505 Dundas, 506 Carlton.

York Region TransitViva blue, 4 Major Mackenzie, 20 Jane - Concord, 56 Gorham - Eagle, 98 Yonge North, 99 Yonge South, 520 Newmarket Community Bus.


The Friday, November 6 event affecting transit is: Ontario Hockey League action.

The Saturday, November 7 event affecting transit is: Acton Remembrance Day Parade.

The Sunday, November 8 events affecting transit are: Ajax Remembrance Day Church Parade; Aurora Remembrance Day Parade and Ceremony; Bramalea Remembrance Day Procession; Brampton Remembrance Day Procession; Bronte Remembrance Day Parade and Ceremony; 48th Highlanders Remembrance Day Parade; Georgetown Remembrance Day Parade, Hamilton Remembrance Day Parade and Service; Milton Remembrance Day Parade; Newmarket Remembrance Day Parade and Service; Pickering Remembrance Day Parade and Service; Richmond Hill Remembrance Day Service and March of Remembrance; and Santafest in Maple Parade.


Acton

Remembrance Day Parade

The Town of Halton Hills is closing

  • Mill Street between Eastern Avenue and John Street

on Saturday morning to accommodate the parade.

The event likely affects GO Transit service.

31 Guelph - Georgetown - Union

From about 10:15 until 11:45 a.m. on Saturday, November 7, the event likely delays or detours buses operating through Acton.

The Remembrance Day Parades in Brampton and Georgetown also affect service along this route.


Ajax

Remembrance Day Church Parade

The Town of Ajax is closing parts of:

  • Hunt Street and
  • King’s Crescent

and the Region of Durham is closing parts of

  • Harwood Avenue South

on Sunday afternoon to accommodate Royal Canadian Legion Branch 322’s annual parade.

The event likely affects Durham Region Transit and GO Transit services.

Durham Region Transit
281 Beach / Audley South / Puckrin / Elm

From about 1 until 2 p.m. on Sunday, November 9, passengers should expect detours or delays when buses travel along King’s Crescent.

283 Duffins and Harwood

From about 1 until 2 p.m. on Sunday, November 9, passengers should expect detours or delays when buses travel along Hunt Street and Harwood Avenue South between Hunt Street and King’s Crescent.

916B Rossland

(DRT has not confirmed the detour. this post describes how DRT has detoured buses operating along this route when the Town has closed Hunt Street and the Region has closed Harwood Avenue during previous events.)

From about 1 until 2 p.m. on Sunday, November 9, westbound buses operate along their regular route to Harwood Avenue South and Station Street, then detour:

westward along Station; and then
southward along Dowty Road to Fairall Avenue,
resuming their regular route westward along Fairall.

GO Transit
94 Oshawa Highway 2

(GO Transit has not confirmed the detour. this post describes how GO detoured buses during the 2008 parade.)

From about 1 until 2 p.m. on Sunday, November 8, westbound buses operate along their regular route to Harwood Avenue South and Station Street, then detour:

westward along Station; and then
southward along Dowty Road to Fairall Avenue,
resuming their regular route westward along Fairall.

Eastbound buses reverse this routing.

Buses skip their stop at the Ajax Plaza Terminal.


Aurora

Remembrance Day Parade and Ceremony

The Region of York is closing

  • Yonge Street between Edward Street and Allaura Boulevard

on Sunday morning to accommodate the parade and ceremony at the Cenotaph in Memorial Park.

York Region Transit is detouring transit services during the events.

Viva blue

From 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, November 8, southbound buses operate along their regular routes to Yonge and Edward Streets, then detour:

eastward along Edward; and then
south- and westward along Allaura Boulevard to Yonge,
resuming their regular routes southward along Yonge.

Northbound buses reverse this routing.

The event in Richmond Hill also affects service on this route.

98 Yonge North

From 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, November 8, southbound buses operate along their regular routes to Yonge and Edward Streets, then detour:

eastward along Edward; and then
south- and westward along Allaura Boulevard to Yonge,
resuming their regular routes southward along Yonge.

Northbound buses reverse this routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops on Yonge Street north of Allaura Boulevard and south of Edward Street.


Bramalea

Remembrance Day Procession

The City of Brampton is closing

  • Central Park Drive between Peel Centre Drive and Donald M. Gordon Chinguacousy Park,
  • Peel Centre Drive between Team Canada Drive and Central Park Drive,
  • the westbound lanes of Queen Street West between Donald M. Gordon Chinguacousy Park and Laurelcrest Street / West Drive

on Sunday morning to accommodate the memorial procession and ceremony of the Royal Canadian Legion’s Branch 609.

Brampton Transit is likely detouring bus service during the event.

8 Centre

(Brampton Transit has not confirmed detours. this post describes how BT has detoured buses during previous events that closed Queen Street East.)

From 11:15 a.m. until noon on Sunday, November 8, eastbound buses operate along their regular route.

Westbound buses start their trips at the Bramalea Transit Centre, then proceed:

westward along Clark Boulevard; and then
northward along West Drive to Queen Street East,
resuming their regular route westward along Queen.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops on Team Canada Drive north of Knightsbridge Road and at Peel Centre Drive, on Peel Centre Drive at the Region of Peel Centre and on Queen Street East west of Dixie Road.

19 Fernforest

(Brampton Transit has not confirmed detours. this post describes how BT has detoured buses during previous events that closed Central Park Drive.)

From 10:30 a.m. until noon on Sunday, November 8, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Central Park Drive and Howden Boulevard, then detour:

westward along Howden;
southward along Dixie Road; and then
eastward along Clark Boulevard to the Bramalea Transit Centre,
ending their trips.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops on Central Park Drive south of Howden Boulevard and Hanover Road and at Peel Centre Drive and on Team Canada Drive south of Peel Centre Drive and at Knightsbridge Road.

Northbound buses reverse this routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops on Team Canada Drive north of Knightsbridge Road and at Peel Centre Drive and on Central Park Drive north of Hanover Road.

17 Howden

(Brampton Transit has not confirmed detours. this post describes how BT has detoured buses during previous events that closed Central Park Drive.)

From 10:30 a.m. until noon on Sunday, November 8, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Howden Boulevard and Dixie Road, then detour:

southward along Dixie Road; and then
eastward along Clark Boulevard to the Bramalea Transit Centre,
ending their trips.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops on Central Park Drive south of Howden Boulevard and Hanover Road and at Peel Centre Drive and on Team Canada Drive south of Peel Centre Drive and at Knightsbridge Road.

Northbound buses reverse this routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops on Team Canada Drive north of Knightsbridge Road and at Peel Centre Drive and on Central Park Drive north of Hanover Road.


Brampton

See also Bramalea


Remembrance Day Procession

The City of Brampton is closing

  • Main Street South between Queen and Clarence Streets and
  • Queen Street West between Elizabeth and Main Streets

on Sunday afternoon to accommodate the memorial procession and ceremony for the Royal Canadian Legion’s Branch 15.

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

Brampton Transit
2 Main

(Brampton Transit has not confirmed this detour. this post describes how BT detoured buses during previous events that closed Main Street South.)

From 1:30 until 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 8, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street North and Nelson Street, then detour:

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

Southbound buses skip their regular stops on Main Streets North and South at Queen Street, south of Wellington Street, opposite Woodbrook Drive and at Clarence Street.

Northbound buses reverse this routing.

Northbound buses skip their stops on Main Streets South and North at Clarence Street, Woodbrook Drive, Wellington Street, John Street, north of Queen Street and at Theatre Lane.

1 Queen

(Brampton Transit has not confirmed the detour. this post describes how BT has detoured buses during previous events that closed Queen Street West.)

From 1:30 until 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 8, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Queen Street West and Mill Street, then detour:

northward along Mill Street North;
eastward along Nelson Street West; and then
northward along George Street North to the Downtown Brampton Transit Terminal,
resuming their regular route.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops on Queen Street West at Elizabeth Street and on George Street North at Diplock Lane.

Westbound buses reverse this routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops on George Street North opposite Diplock Lane and on Queen Street West at Mill Street.

GO Transit
31 Guelph - Georgetown - Union

(GO Transit has not confirmed detours. this post describes how GO has detoured buses during previous events that closed Main Street South.)

From 1:30 until 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 8, southbound buses operate along their regular route to the Downtown Brampton Transit Terminal, then detour:

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

Southbound buses skip their regular stops along Queen Street South between Harold and Wellington Streets. GO advises passengers to board buses at the Downtown Brampton Transit Terminal.

Northbound buses reverse this routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops on Queen Street South between Wellington and Harold Streets and on Wellington Street West at George Street South.

The Remembrance Day Parades in Acton and Georgetown also affect service along this route.


Bronte

Remembrance Parade and Ceremony

A short parade in Bronte Village along Lakeshore Road West between Jones Street and Bronte Road takes place on Sunday morning. A ceremony at the Bronte Cenotaph at Bronte and Lakeshore Roads follows.

The event may affect Oakville Transit bus service.

2 Lakeshore
14 Lakeshore West

From about 10:30 until 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, November 8, passengers on westbound buses should expect detours or delays as the procession passes along Lakeshore Road West between Bronte Road and Jones Street.


East York

Remembrance Day Parade and Service

Members of the Royal Canadian Legion’s East Toronto Branch (Branch 11) march along Danforth Avenue between the Shoppers’ World mall and Dawes Road on Sunday afternoon.

The parade may affect Toronto Transit Commission services.

20 Cliffside

From about 1:30 until 2 p.m. on Sunday, November 8, the parade may delay buses as marchers pass along Danforth Avenue between Victoria Park Avenue and Dawes Road.

23 Dawes

From about 1:30 until 2 p.m. on Sunday, November 8, the parade may delay buses as marchers pass Danforth Avenue at Dawes Road.

113 Danforth

From about 1:30 until 2 p.m. on Sunday, November 8, the parade may delay buses as marchers pass along Danforth Avenue between Victoria Park Avenue and Dawes Road.


Georgetown

Remembrance Day Parade

The Town of Halton Hills is closing

  • Main Street South between James and Mill Streets

on Sunday afternoon to accommodate the parade.

GO Transit is detouring buses during the event.

31 Guelph - Georgetown - Union

From 2 until 4 p.m., buses do not travel into downtown Georgetown, but remain on Highway 7 (Guelph Street).

Buses skip their regular stop on Main Street South at Wesleyan Street.

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


Guelph

Ontario Hockey League action
All Guelph Transit routes

You can ride any Guelph Transit bus for free on Friday, Noember 6 to the Guelph Storm game against the Ottawa 67s at 7:30 p.m. — if you have a valid ticket to the game. You can ride free of fare to and from the Sleeman Centre on Friday evening after 5 p.m. by simply showing the Guelph Transit driver your game ticket.


Halton Hills

See Acton and Georgetown.


Hamilton

Remembrance Day Parade and Ceremony

The City of Hamilton is closing

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

on Sunday morning to accommodate the Remembrance Day Parade and Ceremony.

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

Burlington Transit
1 Fairview - Plains

(Burlington Transit has not confirmed this detour. this post describes how BT detoured buses during the 2008 parade.)

From about 10 a.m. until noon on Sunday, November 8, Hamilton-bound buses operate along their regular route to York Boulevard and Caroline Street North, then detour:

southward along Caroline Streets North and South;
eastward along Main Street West; and then
northward along Bay Street South to King Street West,
ending their trips.

Burlington-bound buses start their trips on Bay Street South at King Street West, then proceed:

along their regular route northward along Bay Street North.

GO Transit
18 Hamilton - Aldershot
16 Hamilton - Union via QEW express

(GO has not confirmed the detour. this post describes how GO has detoured buses when previous events closed John Street South and King Street East.)

From about 10 a.m. until noon on Sunday, November 8, Toronto-bound buses start their trips at the Hamilton GO Centre, then proceed:

northward along John Street South;
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 King Street East at John Street and on King Street West at Lloyd D. Jackson Square and Bay Street. GO is advising passengers to board buses at the Hamilton GO Centre.

Hamilton Street Railway
6 Aberdeen

(The HSR has not confirmed detours. this post describes how the HSR has detoured buses when previous events closed James Street North and John Street Street South.)

From about 10 a.m. until noon on Sunday, November 9, inbound buses operate along their regular route to John Street South and Hunter Street East, then detour:

westward along Hunter to a stop opposite the Hamilton GO Centre,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops on John Streets South and North at Jackson and King Streets East, on Rebecca Street at Hughson Street North and on James Street North opposite King William Street.

Outbound buses start their trips on Hunter Street East, opposite the Hamilton GO Centre, then proceed:

westward along Hunter to James Street South,
resuming their regular route southward along James.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops on James Street North opposite King William Street and on James Street South and Main and Hunter Streets.

2 Barton

(The HSR has not confirmed detours. this post describes how the HSR has detoured buses when previous events closed James Street North.)

From about 10 a.m. until noon on Sunday, November 8, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Barton Street East and Catharine Street North, then detour:

southward along John; and then
westward along Rebecca Street to John Street North,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops on Barton Street East at Hughson Street North, on James Street North at Colborne Street, opposite Robert Street, at Cannon Street, York Boulevard and King Street, on James Street South at Jackson Street and in the Hamilton GO Centre.

Outbound buses start their trips on Rebecca Street at John Street North, then proceed:

along their regular route, northward along John North.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops at the Hamilton GO Centre and on John Streets South and North at Jackson and King Streets East.

4 Bayfront

(The HSR has not confirmed detours. this post describes how the HSR has detoured buses when previous events closed James Street North.)

From about 10 a.m. until noon on Sunday, November 8, inbound buses operate along their regular route to James Street North and Barton Street, then detour:

eastward along Barton Street East;
southward along Catharine Streets North and South,
westward along Hunter Street East to a temporary stop opposite the Hamilton GO Centre,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops on James Street North at Barton and Colbourne Streets and opposite Robert and Rebecca Streets and on James Street South at Main Street.

Outbound buses start their trips at a temporary stop on Hunger Street East opposite the Hamilton GO Centre, then proceed:

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 Street North.

Outbound buses skip their regular stop at Hunter Street.

3 Cannon

(The HSR has not confirmed detours. this post describes how the HSR has detoured buses when previous events closed King Street East.)

From about 10 a.m. until noon on Sunday, November 8, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Cannon Street East and Catharine Street North, then detour:

southward along Catharine; and then
westward along Rebecca Street to John Street North,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stop on Cannon Street East at Catharine and Hughson Streets North, on James Street North south of Cannon Street at York Boulevard and King Street, on James Street South at Jackson Street and in the Hamilton GO Centre.

Outbound buses start their trips on Rebecca Street at John Street North, then proceed:

along their regular route northward along John North.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops at the Hamilton GO Centre and on John Streets South and North at Jackson and King Streets East.

35 College

(The HSR has not confirmed detours. this post describes how the HSR has detoured buses when previous events closed John Street South and King Street East.)

From about 10 a.m. until noon on Sunday, November 8, inbound buses operate along their regular route to John Street South and Hunter Street East, then detour:

westward along Hunter to a stop opposite the Hamilton GO Centre,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their stops on John Street South at Jackson Street East and on King Street East at Gore Park.

Outbound buses start their trips on Hunter Street East, opposite the Hamilton GO Centre, then proceed:

westward along Hunter to James Street South,
resuming their regular route southward along James.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops on King Street East at Gore Park and on James Street South at Jackson and Hunter Streets.

5 Delaware

Buses operate along their regular route.

52 Dundas

(The HSR has not confirmed detours. this post describes how the HSR has detoured buses when previous events closed John Street South and King Street East.)

From about 10 a.m. until noon on Sunday, November 8, 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 at John and James Streets and on King Street West and James and Bay Streets.

1 King

(The HSR has not confirmed detours. this post describes how the HSR has detoured buses when previous events closed King Street East.)

From about 10 a.m. until noon on Sunday, November 8, inbound buses operate along their regular route to King Street East and Catharine Street, then detour:

southward along Catharine Street South to Main Street East,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops on King Street East at Hughson Street, on James Street South at Jackson Street and in the Hamilton GO Centre.

Outbound buses start their trips on Catharine Street South and Main Street East, then proceed:

along their regular route eastward along Main.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops at the Hamilton GO Centre and on John Street South at Jackson Street East.

7 Locke

(The HSR has not confirmed detours. this post describes how the HSR has detoured buses when previous events closed James Street North.)

From about 10 a.m. until noon on Sunday, November 8, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street West and Bay Street South, then detour:

eastward along Main;
southward along James Street South to Hunter Street,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops on Bay Street South opposite George Street, Bay Street North at King Street West, York Boulevard opposite Park Street North and at James Street North, James Street North opposite Rebecca and King William Streets and James Street South at Main Street.

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

along their regular route westward along Hunter Street West.

Outbound buses skip their regular stop on James Street South at Hunter Street.

9 Rock Gardens

(The HSR has not confirmed detours. this post describes how the HSR has detoured buses when previous events closed James Street North.)

From about 10 a.m. until noon on Sunday, November 8, inbound buses operate along their regular route to York Boulevard and Caroline Street North, then detour:

southward along Caroline Streets North and South;
eastward along Main Street West; and then
southward** along James Street South to Hunter Street,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops on York Boulevard opposite Park Street North and at James Street North, James Street North opposite Rebecca Street and James Street South at Main Street.

Outbound buses start their trips on James Street South at Hunter Street, and proceed:

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

Outbound buses skip their regular stop on James Street South at Hunter Street.

Sunday, November 8 is the last day this year that the HSR operates buses along the route.

33 Sanatorium
23 Upper Gage
27 Upper James
21 Upper Kenilworth
22 Upper Ottawa

(The HSR has not confirmed detours. this post describes how the HSR has detoured buses when previous events closed King Street East.)

From about 10 a.m. until noon on Sunday, November 8, inbound buses operate along their regular route to John Street South and Hunter Street East, then detour:

westward along Hunter to a stop opposite the Hamilton GO Centre,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their stops on John Street South at Jackson Street East and on King Street East at Gore Park.

Outbound buses start their trips on Hunter Street East, opposite the Hamilton GO Centre, then proceed:

westward along Hunter to James Street South,
resuming their regular route southward along James.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops on King Street East at Gore Park and on James Street South at Jackson and Hunter Streets.

34 Upper Paradise

(The HSR has not confirmed detours. this post describes how the HSR has detoured buses when previous events closed King Street East.)

From about 10 a.m. until noon on Sunday, November 8, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Main and James Streets, then detour:

southward along James Street South to Hunter Street,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stop on King Street East at James Street.

Outbound buses start their trips on James Street South and Hunter Street, then proceed:

westward along Hunter Street West to Queen Street South,
resuming their regular route southward along Queen South.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops on King Street East at James Street and King Street West at Bay Street.

24 Upper Sherman
26 Upper Wellington
25 Upper Wentworth

(The HSR has not confirmed detours. this post describes how the HSR has detoured buses when previous events closed King Street East.)

From about 10 a.m. until noon on Sunday, November 8, inbound buses operate along their regular route to John Street South and Hunter Street East, then detour:

westward along Hunter to a stop opposite the Hamilton GO Centre,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their stops on John Street South at Jackson Street East and on King Street East at Gore Park.

Outbound buses start their trips on Hunter Street East, opposite the Hamilton GO Centre, then proceed:

westward along Hunter to James Street South,
resuming their regular route southward along James.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops on King Street East at Gore Park and on James Street South at Jackson and Hunter Streets.

5C West Hamilton

(The HSR has not confirmed detours. this post describes how the HSR has detoured buses when previous events closed John Street South and King Street East.)

From about 10 a.m. until noon on Sunday, November 8, 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 MacNab 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 at John and James Streets and on King Street West and James and Bay Streets.

8 York

(The HSR has not confirmed detours. this post describes how the HSR has detoured buses when previous events closed James Street North.)

From about 10 a.m. until noon on Sunday, November 8, inbound buses operate along their regular route to York Boulevard and Caroline Street North, then detour:

southward along Caroline Streets North and South;
eastward along Main Street West; and then
southward** along James Street South to Hunter Street,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops on York Boulevard opposite Park Street North and at James Street North, James Street North opposite Rebecca Street and James Street South at Main Street.

Outbound buses start their trips on James Street South at Hunter Street, and proceed:

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

Outbound buses skip their regular stop on James Street South at Hunter Street.


Maple

Santafest in Maple Parade

The Region of York is closing

  • Major Mackenzie Drive West between Canada’s Wonderland (west of Jane Street) and the Vaughan Civic Centre (east of Keele Street)

on Sunday afternoon to accommodate the annual parade.

The TTC and York Region Transit are detouring bus service during the event.

TTC
107 Keele North

From 1 until 5 p.m. on Sunday, November 8, southbound buses start their trips at Keele Street and Barrhill Road, then proceed:

along their regular route southward along Keele.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops on Teston Road at St. Joan of Arc and Keele Street, on Keele south of Teston, at Drummond, south of Drummond at McNaughton Road, at the Maple Arena, opposite Masters Avenue, at Killian Road, at Major Mackenzie Drive West, at Church Street, opposite Barrhill Road, Eagle Rock Way west of McNaughton and on McNaughton at Falvo Street.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route to Keele Street and Fieldgate Drive, then detour:

eastward along Fieldgate; and then
north- and westward along Barrhill Road to Keele,
ending their trips.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops on Keele Street opposite Knightswood Avenue, at Barrhill Road, opposite Church Street, at Major Mackenzie Drive West, Railway Street, Masters Avenue, McNaughton Road and north of McNaughton, Drummond Drive west of Keele Street, at St. Joan of Arc Road, Monteith Crescent and Cranston Park Avenue, on Cranston Park at Princeton Gate, Isaac Murray Avenue and Teston Road, on McNaughton east of Falvo Street and at Eagle Court and on Eagle Rock Way west of McNaughton.

York Region Transit
20 Jane - Concord

From 1 until 5 p.m. on Sunday, November 8, southbound buses start their trips at Jane Street and Avro Drive, then proceed:

eastward along Avro to Melville Avenue,
resuming their regular route southward along Melville.

Southbound buses skip their stops on Mosque Gate at Teston Road, on Teston Road at Jane Street, on Jane Street at America and Tierra Avenues and Grand Valley Boulevard, on Major Mackenzie Drive West east of Jane Street and at Melville Avenue and on Melville Avenue at Hudson Drive and Avro Road.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route to Jane Street and Springside Road, then detour:


northward along Jane to Avro Road,
ending their trips.

Northbound buses skip their stops on Springside Drive at Parktree Road, on Melville Avenue north of Springside and at Eddington Place, Norwood Avenue, Avro Road, Hudson Drive and Major Mackenzie Drive West, on Major Mackenzie West west of Melville and at Jane Street, on Jane at Roseheath, Cunningham and Brandon Gate Drives on Ahmadiyya Street at Tahir Street and Mosque Gate and on Mosque Gate at Teston Road.

4 Major Mackenzie

From 1 until 5 p.m. on Sunday, November 8, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Springside Road and Jane Street, then proceed:

eastward along Springside;
southward along Melville;
eastward along Rutherford Road; and then
northward along Dufferin Street to Major Mackenzie Drive West,
resuming their regular route eastward along Major Mackenzie West.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops on Jane Street at Norwood Avenue, Avro Road, Major Mackenzie Drive West, Roseheath Drive, Cunningham Drive and Brandon Gate Drive, on Brandon Gate at Melville Avenue, on Melville north of Cranston Park Avenue, on Cranston Park at Cunningham and McNaughton Road, on Major Mackenzie West east of Avro, at Netherford Road and Gram Street, west of Keele Street, east of Keele, opposite Hill Street, at Peter Rupert and Grand Trunk Avenues and Dufferin Street.

Westbound buses operate along their regular route to Major Mackenzie Drive West and Dufferin Street, then detour:

southward along Dufferin;
westward along Major Mackenzie Drive;
northward along Melville Avenue; and then
westward along Springside Road to Jane Street,
resuming their regular route southward along Jane.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops on Major Mackenzie Drive West opposite Peter Rupert Avenue, at Hill Street, west of Hill, at Keele Street, west of Keele, at Killian and McNaughton Road, on Cranston Park Avenue north of McNaughton and at Cunningham Drive, on Melville Avenue at Maple Meadows Lane and Brandon Gate Drive, on Brandon Gate at Jane Street and on Jane Street at Tierra Avenue, Grand Valley Boulevard, Major Mackenzie West, opposite Avro Road, Norwood Avenue and Springside Road.


Milton

Remembrance Day Parade

The Town of Milton is closing

  • Main Street East between Martin Street and Wilson Drive

on Sunday afternoon to accommodate the parade.

GO Transit is detouring buses during the event.

21 Milton - Mississauga - Union

From 1:30 until 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, November 8, buses start and end their trips at the Milton GO Station.

Buses do not serve their regular stops along Main Street East between Martin Street and Wilson Drive or on Martin Street at Main East.


Newmarket

Remembrance Day Parade and Service

The Town of Newmarket is closing:

  • Water Street between Doug Duncan Drive and D’Arcy Street,

on 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.

56 Gorham - Eagle

(YRT has not confirmed the detour. this post describes how it detoured buses during the 2008 parade.)

From 1 until 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 8, westbound buses operate along their regular route to Gorham and Prospect Streets, then detour:

northward along Prospect;
westward along Timothy 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 at Doug Duncan Drive and on Eagle Street East at Church Street, Ellen Street and Lorne Avenue.

Eastbound buses reverse this routing.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops on Eagle Street East at Ellen Street and Water Street at Doug Duncan Drive.

520 Newmarket Community Bus

From 1 until 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 9, buses operate along their regular route to Gorham and Prospect Streets, then detour:

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

Buses skip their regular stops on Water Street at Doug Duncan Drive, at Fairy Lake Gardens and on Eagle Street East at Church Street, Ellen Street and Lorne Avenue.


Pickering

Remembrance Parade and Ceremony

A short parade along the Esplanades North and South and Valley Farm Road takes place on Sunday morning. A ceremony at the Pickering Cenotaph in Esplanade Park follows.

The event may affect Durham Region Transit service.

181 Liverpool / Finch / Highway 2 / Glendale / Maple Ridge
183 Amberlea

From about 10:30 a.m. until noon on Sunday, November 8, passengers should expect detours or delays when buses travel along The Esplanade South and Valley Farm Road.


Richmond Hill

Remembrance Day Service and March of Remembrance

The Town of Richmond Hill is closing

  • Wright Street between Hall and Yonge Streets and

The Region of York is closing

  • Yonge Street between Wright Street and Major Mackenzie Drive

on Sunday morning to accommodate the Town’s annual Remembrance Day observances.

York Region Transit is detouring bus services during the event.

Viva blue

From 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, November 8, southbound buses operate along their regular routes to Yonge Street and Elgin Mills Road, then detour:

eastward along Elgin Mills Road East;
southward along Newkirk Road; and then
westward along Major Mackenzie Drive East to Yonge,
resuming their regular route southward along Yonge.

Southbound buses skip the Elgin Mills and Crosby vivastations.

Northbound buses reverse this routing.

Northbound buses skip the Crosby vivastation.

The event in Aurora will also affect service on this route.

99 Yonge South

From 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, November 8, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Yonge and Crosby Streets, then detour:

eastward along Crosby;
southward along Pugsley Avenue; and then
westward along Major Mackenzie Drive East to Yonge,
resuming their regular route southward along Yonge.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops on Yonge Street opposite Crosby Avenue and at Wright Street, Centre Street, Arnold Crescent and at Major Mackenzie Drive.

Northbound buses reverse this routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops on Yonge Street at Lorne Avenue, Centre Street, Dunlop Street and Crosby Avenue.


Toronto

See also East York


48th Highlanders Remembrance Day Parade

The Highlanders march from Queen’s Park to the Moss Park Armouries on Sunday morning, affecting TTC services.

Starting at 9:30 a.m. the Highlanders march north- and southward along Queen’s Park Crescents East and West, pausing for a 30-minute memorial service at the north end of Queen’s Park. They then march:

southward along Queen’s Park and University Avenue,
eastward along Queen Streets West and East;
northward along Jarvis Street; and then
eastward along Shuter Street into the Armoury grounds.

5 Avenue Rd

From 9:30 until 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, November 8, passengers should expect detours or delays near Queen’s Park.

If the TTC has to detour buses, it will likely detour them to St. George Station.

Southbound buses operate along their regular route to Avenue Road and Bloor Street West, then detour:

westward along Bloor West;
northward along Bedford Road; and d then
westward along Prince Arthur Avenue to St. George Station,
ending their trips.

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

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

6 Bay

From about 10 a.m. until noon on Sunday, November 8, passengers should expect delays when the parade passes along Queen Street West at Bay Street.

(Buses also detour around a film shoot at Bay Street and Adleaide Street West)

506 Carlton

From about 9:45 until 11 a.m. on Sunday, November 8, passengers should expect delays when the parade passes along Queen’s Park / University Avenue at College Street.

505 Dundas

From about 9:45 until 11 a.m. on Sunday, November 8, passengers should expect delays when the parade passes along University Avenue at Dundas Street West.

501 Queen

From about 9:45 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. passengers should expect detours or delays as the parade passes along Queen Streets West and East between University Avenue and Jarvis Street.

If the TTC has to detour streetcars, it will likely be like this:

eastbound cars operate along their regular route to Queen Street West and Spadina Avenue, then detour:

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

Westbound cars reverse this routing.

94 Wellesley

From about 9:30 until 10:30 a.m., passengers should expect detours or delays around Queen’s Park. If the TTC has to detour buses, it will likely be like this:

eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Harbord and St. George Streets, then detour:

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


Vaughan

See Maple


Inbound buses travel toward downtown.

Outbound buses travel away from downtown.

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