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Canada Day events affect transit services,
July 1



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


The events affect these routes:

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

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

City of PickeringFree shuttle buses to Kinsmen Park.

City of VaughanFree shuttle buses to Mackenzie Glen Park.

GO Transit21 Milton / Toronto, 34 Brampton / Humber College / North York, 35 Brampton / Pearson / North York, 65 Newmarket / Toronto, 88 Peterborough / Oshawa.

Grand River Transit9 Lakeshore, 13 Laurelwood, 52 Fairview Park / Ainslie St., 56 Dunbar, 201 iXpress.

Guelph TransitAll buses, Free shuttle bus to Riverside Park.

Hamilton Street RailwayFree shuttle bus to Pier 4, 11 Parkdale.

Milton Transit1 Steeles / Martin, 2 Main, 3 Trudeau, 4 Thompson / Clark, 5 Yates, 6 / 7 Scott / Wilmot, 8 Harrison, Milton Sports Complex shuttle.

MiWay3 Bloor, 11 Westwood, 19 Hurontario, 23 Lakeshore, 26 Burnhamthorpe, 42 Derry.

Toronto Transit Commission5 Avenue Rd, 21 Brimley, 22A Coxwell via Kingston Rd, 64 Main, 87 Cosburn, 91 Woodbine, 92 Woodbine South, 94 Wellesley, 95 York Mills, 97 Yonge, 129 McCowan North, 501 Queen.

Town of AjaxFree shuttle buses to Ajax Downs

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

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Ajax


Town of Ajax Canada Day Events - Ajax Downs
Pan-Am-azement

Various Canada Day events take place at Ajax Downs from noon until 8:30 p.m. Pan-Am-azement, celebrating the Pan Am Games and events in Ajax follows from 8:30 until 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 1.

Ajax shuttle buses

Centennial College is sponsoring free shuttle-bus service from 11:30 a.m. until 11:30 p.m. You can park your car for free and ride to the the event from:

  • Ajax Town Hall, 65 Harwood Avenue South (Parking lot);
  • J. Clarke Richardson Collegiate, 1355 Harwood Avenue North (South parking lot); and
  • Ajax Go Station (parking lot off O’Brien Court).

Aurora


Aurora Canada Day Parade

The Region of York and the Town of Aurora are closing

  • Yonge Street (Regional Road 15) between St. John’s Sideroad and Industrial Parkway South

Monday to accommodate the annual parade.

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

GO Transit
65A Newmarket / Toronto

(GO Transit has not confirmed detour-routing information. This post describes how it detoured buses in 2014 during the event.)

From 7:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 1, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Yonge Street and St. John’s Sideroad, then detour:

eastward along St. John’s Sideroad East; and then
southward along Industrial Parkway North to Wellington Street East;
resuming their regular route southward along Industrial South.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Yonge Street at St. Andrew’s College, south of Orchard Heights Boulevard, across from Valhalla Court, south of Aurora Heights Drive, and across from Centre Street.

Northbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Yonge Street at Centre and Mark Streets, Valhalla Court, Batson Drive and across from St. Andrew’s College.
York Region Transit
Viva blue

From 7:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 1, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Yonge Street and St. John’s Sideroad, then detour:

eastward along St. John’s Sideroad East; and then
southward along Industrial Parkways North and South to Yonge,
resuming their regular route southward along Yonge.

Southbound buses skip

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

Northbound buses reverse the routing.

Northbound buses skip

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

From 7:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 1, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Yonge Street and St. John’s Sideroad, then detour:

eastward along St. John’s Sideroad East; and then
southward along Industrial Parkways North and South to Yonge,
resuming their regular route southward along Yonge.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Yonge Street at St. Andrew’s College, south of Orchard Heights Boulevard, across from Valhalla Court, south of Aurora Heights Drive, at Wellington and Kennedy Streets, south of Golf Links Drive, at Murray Drive and south of Henderson Drive.

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

  • on St. John’s Sideroad East at Old Yonge Street,
  • on Industrial Parkway North south of St. John’s Sideroad East and the Montessori School, beside #252, #192 and #118 Industrial North, at Scanlon Court and Wellington Street East and
  • on Industrial Parkway South at Aurora GO Station, across from Mary Street, Cousins Drive East and #205 Industrial South, at Englehart Drive, across from #311 and #317 Industrial South and Vandorf Sideroad and at Yonge Street.

Northbound buses reverse the routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Yonge Street north of Allaura Boulevard, south of Edward Street, north of Edward and Dunning Avenue, at Kennedy and Church Streets, north of Wellington Street, Mark Street, Valhalla Court, Batson Drive and across from St. Andrew’s College.

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Brampton


City of Brampton Canada Day events — Chinguacousy Park

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

The City is also closing

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

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

The event affects Brampton Transit and GO Transit services.

Brampton Transit
Canada Day shuttles

Brampton Transit is operating free shuttle bus services to accommodate the large crowds attending the event. (The City is encouraging everyone to park at one of the shuttle terminals and ride its buses to the park). Shuttle-bus service starts at noon Wednesday, July 1, operating every 30 minutes to and from Gore Meadows Community Centre, Mount Pleasant GO Station, Trinity Common terminal and Sheridan College’s Davis Campus and continues until 11 p.m.

15 Bramalea

After 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 1, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Bramalea Road North and Central Park Drive, then detour:

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

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

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

Northbound buses operate along their regular route to Bramalea Road and Queen Street East, then detour:

eastward along Queen East;
northward along Glenvale Boulevard; and then
westward along Central Park Drive to Bramalea North,
resuming their regular route northward along Bramalea.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

  • on Queen Street East east of Bramalea Road South,
  • on Glenvale Boulevard at Gatwick Lane, north of Greenmount Road and across from Geraldine Court,
  • on Central Park Drive east of Graham Crescent [east] and east of Glenforest Road.

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

8 Centre

After 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 1, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Queen Street East and Dixie Road, then detour:

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

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

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

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

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

Eastbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Peel Centre Drive beside Region of Peel headquarters.

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

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

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

1 Queen

Eastbound buses operate along their regular route.

After 8 p.m., Wednesday, July 1, westbound buses operate along their regular route to Queen Street East and Glenvale Boulevard / Finchgate Boulevard, then detour:

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

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

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

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

501 Züm Queen

After 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 1, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Queen Street East and Dixie Road, then detour:

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

Eastbound buses skip

  • Dixie Züm station.

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

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

Westbound buses skip:

  • Bramalea Züm Station.

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

GO Transit
34 Brampton / Pearson / North York
35 Brampton / Humber College / North York

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

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

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

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

Westbound buses reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Queen Street East west of Dixie Road North.

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Burlington

City of Burlington Canada Day event — Spencer Smith Park

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

The City is also closing

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

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

The event affects Burlington Transit and Hamilton Street Railway service.

Burlington Transit

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

  • Haber Recreation Centre, 3040 Tim Dobbie Drive: Buses leave at noon, 1:15, 1:30, 2:45, 3, 4, 4:15, 4:30, 5:30, 5:45, 6, 7, 7:15, 7:30, 8, 8:15, 8:30, 8:45, 9, 9:30 and 9:45 p.m.
  • Mainway Recreation Centre, 4015 Mainway: Buses leave at noon and every 15 minutes until 9:45 p.m. Accessible buses leave at noon and every hour until 10 p.m.
  • Burlington GO Station, north parking lot (Queensway Drive): School buses leave at 12:15, 12:30, 12:45, 1, 1:45, 2, 2:15, 2:30, 3:15, 3:30, 3:45, 4, 4:30, 4:45, 5, 5:15, 5:30, 6, 6:15, 6:30, 6:45, 7, 7:15, 7:30, 7:45, 8, 8:15, 8:30, 8:45, 9, 9:15, 9:30, 9:45 and 10 p.m.
  • Burlington Performing Arts Centre, 440 Locust Street: Buses leave at 12:30 p.m. and every 15 minutes until 10:30 p.m. Accessible buses leave at 12:30 p.m. and every hour until 10:30 p.m.

(Note that regular Burlington Transit service ends at about 7 p.m. on a holiday).

10 New - Maple

(Burlington Transit is likely detouring buses while Lakeshore Road is closed during the fireworks display, but has not announced detour-routing information. This post describes how it’s detoured buses in previous years during events that blocked this part of Lakeshore.)

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

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

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

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

Outbound buses reverse the inbound detour routing.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

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

(The HSR has not confirmed detour-routing information. This post describes how it detoured buses in 2014 during the event.)

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

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

Burlington-bound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

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

Hamilton-bound buses skip their regular stops

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

Cambridge

See Preston.


East York


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

East York Canada Day Celebrations

The City of Toronto is closing

  • Cosburn Avenue between Oak Park and Cedarvale Avenues and
  • Haldon Avenue south of East York Acres

and other streets near Stan Wadlow Park from 8 a.m. until midnight Wednesday, July 1to accommodate the annual celebration.

87 Cosburn

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

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

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

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

Eastbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

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

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East York Canada Day Parade

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

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

The event affects TTC services.

87 Cosburn

Expect delays from 9:45 a.m. until noon Wednesday, July 1, as the parade passes along Cosburn Avenue between Greenwood and Coxwell Avenues and along Woodbine Avenue at Cosburn Avenue. Toronto Police Service officers let buses proceed through gaps in the parade.

70 O’Connor

Expect delays from 9:45 a.m. until noon Wednesday, July 1, as the parade passes along Coxwell Avenue between Cosburn and Sammon Avenues. Toronto Police Service officers let buses proceed through gaps in the parade.

91 Woodbine

Expect delays from 9:45 a.m. until noon Wednesday, July 1, as the parade passes along Woodbine Avenue between Sammon and Trenton Avenues. Toronto Police Service officers let buses proceed through gaps in the parade.

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Guelph

Canada Day in the Park — Riverside Park

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

From 9:15 a.m. until 8:45 p.m., Guelph Transit buses operate with their regular Sunday-and-holiday schedules, with buses leaving Guelph Central Station every 30 minutes.

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

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Hamilton


City of Hamilton Canada Day Fireworks — Bayfront and Pier 4 Parks

The Hamilton Street Railway is operating free shuttle buses between downtown Hamilton and Pier 4 from 6 p.m. until 11:45 p.m. to accommodate passengers hoping to enjoy the City of Hamilton’s fireworks display.

Northbound buses start their trips from a stop on John Street North, just north of King Street East and proceed:

northward along John Street North;
westward along Guise Streets East and West;
looping along Leander Drive at Pier 4.

Northbound buses stop to pick up passengers only on John Street North north of King Street East and at Barton Street East.

Northbound buses leave King and John at 6 p.m. and every 15 minutes until 11:30 p.m.

Southbound buses start their trips at Pier 4 and proceed:
eastward along Leander Drive and Guise Street West;
southward along James Streets North and South;
eastward along Main Street East; and then
northward along John Streets South and North,
ending their trips at a stop on John, just north of King Street East.

Southbound buses stop to drop off passengers only on James Street North south of Strachan Street West, at Colborne Street and across from King William Street.

Southbound buses leave Pier 4 at 6:15 p.m. and every 15 minutes until 11:45 p.m.

You can view a map and schedule here.

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Maple


City of Vaughan Canada Day Events — Mackenzie Glen Park

Canada Day events take place in the park on Wednesday, July 1 from 3 until 8 p.m.

The City is operating free shuttle buses from 2:30 p.m. until 10 p.m. between Vaughan City Hall, 2141 Major Mackenzie Drive West, where you can park for free, and Mackenzie Glen Park.

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Markham


City of Markham Canada Day Events — Milne Park

The Region of York and the City of Markham are closing

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

Sunday afternoon and evening to accommodate the annual event. The event includes a parade along McCowan Road at 4 p.m. and fireworks at 9:30 p.m.

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

Toronto Transit Commission
129A McCowan North

From 3 until 11:59 p.m. Wednesday, July 1, southbound buses operate along their regular route to McCowan and Carlton Roads, then detour:

westward along Carlton;
southward along Kennedy Road; and then
eastward along 14th Avenue to McCowan,
resuming their regular route southward along McCowan.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on McCowan Road south of Carlton Road, at Bullock Drive, across from Heritage Road, at Highway 7, across from Southdale Drive and at South Unionville and 14th Avenues.

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

  • on Carlton Road at Mansfield Lane, Central Park and Manhattan Drives, Fawnbrook Circle and across from Loring Crescent [east],
  • on Kennedy Road across from Austin Drive, south of Highway 7, across from Avoca and Castan Avenues, at Unionville Gate, YMCA Boulevard and Duffield Drive,
  • on 14th Avenue at Noble Street, Brimley Road, Caldbeck Avenue, across from Tillie Square and at Hoake and McCowan Roads.

Northbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on McCowan Road north of 14th Avenue, across from South Unionville Avenue, at Southdale Drive, Highway 7, Heritage Road and Bullock Drive, north of Bullock and at Carlton Road.

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

  • on 14th Avenue at Redkey Drive, Tillie Square, Canning Court, Beckenridge Drive, across from Noble Street and at Kennedy Road,
  • on Kennedy Road across from Duffield Drive, beside #8063 Kennedy, across from Unionville Gate, at Avoca Drive, Highway 7, Austin Drive and Carlton Road and
  • on Carlton Road at Loring Crescent [east], across from Fawnbrook Circle and Manhattan Drive, at Halterwood Cicle and McCowan Road.

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York Region Transit
1 Highway 7

From 3 until 11 p.m. Wednesday, July 1, westbound buses operate along their regular route to Highway 7 and Laidlaw Boulevard, then detour:

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

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

  • on Bullock Drive at McCowan Road, beside Centennial GO Station, at Austin Drive and Highway 7.

Eastbound buses reverse the westbound detour routing.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

  • on Bullock Drive north of Highway 7, across from Austin Drive and Centennial GO Station, west of McCowan Road and at Laidlaw Boulevard.
Markham Canada Day shuttle bus

Public parking is not available at Milne Dam Conservation Area. Free parking is available at Markville Shopping Centre, which is open from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m.. Park only in the south-east lot, near McCowan Road and Highway 7 and board the shuttle bus. The bus operates from noon until 3:45 p.m. and from 4:30 p.m. until midnight. (No shuttle-bus service during the parade.) After Markville Shopping Centre closes at 6 p.m., you can park anywhere in the lot.

41 Markham local

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

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

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

  • on Bullock Drive beside Centennial GO Station, at Austin Drive and Highway 7.

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

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

Eastbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on McCowan Road at Heritage Road.

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

40 Unionville local

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

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

Westbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on McCowan Road at Heritage Road.

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

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

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

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

  • on Bullock Drive beside Centennial GO Station, at Austin Drive and Highway 7.
Viva purple

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

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

Westbound buses skip

  • the McCowan vivastation.

Eastbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Eastbound buses skip

  • the McCowan vivastation.

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Milton


Town of Milton Canada Day Events — Milton Fairgrounds

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

Milton Transit

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

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

8 Harrison

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

eastward along Heslop;
southward along Commercial Street to Derry Road East,
resuming their regular route westward along Derry East.

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

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

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

2 Main

All day, Wednesday, July 1, buses operate along their regular route.

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

Milton Sports Centre shuttle

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

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

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All day Wednesday, July 1, eastbound buses start their trips on Dymott Avenue east of Savoline Boulevard, then proceed: northward along Savoline;
eastward along Pringel Avenue;
northward along Scott Boulevard;
eastward along Main Street West; br/ > southward along Bronte Street South; and then
eastward Heslop Road to a stop across from the Milton Fairgrounds,
ending their trips.

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

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

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

1 Steeles / Martin

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

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

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

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

Buses leave the fairgrounds at 11:30 a.m. and every 30 minutes until 11:30 p.m. They return to the fairgrounds at 11:28 a.m. and every 30 minutes until 11:28 p.m.

4 Thompson / Clark

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

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

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

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

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

3 Trudeau

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

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

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

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

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

5 Yates

All day Wednesday, July 1, southbound buses start their trips at the Milton Fairgrounds then proceed:

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

After looping around the Sports Centre, buses continue:

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

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

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

After looping around the Sports Centre, buses continue:

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

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

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Malton


Malton Canada Day Event

From 4:30 until 10:30 p.m., the City of Mississauga is closing:

  • Goreway Drive between Morning Star and Etude Drives

MiWay is detouring buses, while the street is closed.

42 Derry

From 4:30 until 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 1, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Derry Road East and Goreway Drive, then detour:

eastward along Derry East;
north- and eastward** along Rexwood Drive;
northward along Netherbrae Road;
west- and northward along Darcel Avenue; and then
westward along Morning Star Avenue to Westwood Mall,
resuming their regular route southward into the terminal.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Goreway Drive north of Derry Road East, across from Dorcas Street, at Etude Drive and across from Joliffe Avenue.

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

  • on Derry Road East at Goreway Drive and west of Rexwood Road,
  • on Rexwood Road across from Netherbrae Road,
  • on Netherbrae Road at Darcel Avenue,
  • on Darcel Avenue across from Laddie Crescent [east], at Crabtree and Woodruff Crescents, at Dunrankin Drive, south of Dellaport Drive and at Morning Star Drive and
  • on Morning Star Drive west of Darcel Avenue.

Westbound reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Goreway Drive south of Morning Star Drive, at Joliffe Avenue, Etude Drive and Dorcas Street.

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

  • on Morning Star Drive west of Darcel Avenue,
  • on Darcel Avenue across from and south of Dellaport Drive, across from Dunrankin Drive, across from Woodruff Crescent, north of Laddie Crescent (west) and at Laddie Crescent (east),
  • on Netherbrae Road south of Darcel Avenue,
  • on Rexwood Road west of Netherbrae Road and
  • on Derry Road West west of Rexwood Road.

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

11 Westwood

From 4:30 until 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 1, southbound buses start their trips in Westwood Mall terminal, as usual, then proceed:

eastward along Morning Star Avenue;
south- and eastward along Darcel Avenue;
southward along Netherbrae Road; and then
west- and southward along Rexwood Road to Derry Road East,
resuming their regular route eastward along Derry West.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Goreway Drive south of Morning Star Drive, at Joliffe Avenue, Etude Drive and Dorcas Street and
  • on Derry Road West west of Rexwood Road and at Rexwood Road.

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

  • on Morning Star Drive west of Darcel Avenue,
  • on Darcel Avenue across from and south of Dellaport Drive, across from Dunrankin Drive, across from Woodruff Crescent, north of Laddie Crescent (west) and at Laddie Crescent (east),
  • on Netherbrae Road south of Darcel Avenue and
  • on Rexwood Road west of Netherbrae Road.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Derry Road East west of Rexwood Road,
  • on Goreway Drive north of Derry Road East, across from Dorcas Street, at Etude Drive and across from Joliffe Avenue.

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

  • on Rexwood Road across from Netherbrae Road,
  • on Netherbrae Road at Darcel Avenue,
  • on Darcel Avenue across from Laddie Crescent [east], at Crabtree and Woodruff Crescents, at Dunrankin Drive, south of Dellaport Drive and at Morning Star Drive and
  • on Morning Star Drive west of Darcel Avenue.

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


Mississauga City Centre

See also Malton and Port Credit


City of Mississauga Canada Day Events — Civic Centre Area

From 10 a.m. until 11:30 p.m. Canada Day, the City of Mississauga is closing

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

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

  • Burnhamthorpe Road West between Confederation Parkway and Duke of York Boulevard and
  • Living Arts Drive between Prince of Wales Drive and Burnhamthorpe Road West.

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

GO Transit
21A / 21P Milton / Toronto

(GO has not confirmed detour-routing information. This post describes how it detoured buses in 2014 during the event.)

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

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

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

northward along City Centre;
westward along Rathburn Road West;
northward along Duke of York Boulevard;
eastward along City View Drive; and then
southward along Station Gate Road to Square One GO Bus Terminal,
resuming their regular route.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on City Centre Drive across from #201 City Centre and at Duke of York Boulevard and
  • on Duke of York across from Princess Royal Drive.
MiWay
3 Bloor

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

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

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

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

Westbound buses reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

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

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

26 Burnhamthorpe

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

northward along Confederation; and then
eastward along Rathburn Road West to the the City Centre Terminal at Square One,
resuming their regular route.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

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

Westbound buses reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

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

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

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Newmarket


Kanata Summer Festival — Town of Newmarket Canada Day events

The Town of Newmarket is closing

  • Water Street between Prospect Street and Main Street South

all day Wednesday, July 1 to accommodate the Canada Day festival in Fairy Lake Park.

York Region Transit is detouring buses during the event.

56 Gorham - Eagle

From 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Wednesday, July 1, westbound buses operate along their regular route to Gorham and Prospect Streets, then detour:

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

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

  • on Lorne Avenue at Park Avenue and Eagle Street.

Eastbound buses reverse the westbound detour routing.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

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

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

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

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

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North York


Canada Day at Mel Lastman Square

The City of Toronto is closing

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

Canada Day afternoon and evening to accommodate the event.

The TTC is detouring buses while the street is closed.

97 Yonge

From noon until 11 p.m. Wednesday, July 1, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Yonge Street and Park Home Avenue, then detour:

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

Southbound buses skip their regular stop

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

From 7 until 11 p.m. Wednesday, July 1, northbound buses operate along their regular route to Yonge Street and Elmwood Avenue, then detour:

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

Northbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Yonge Street at Empress Avenue.

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Peterborough


Peterborough Canada Day Parade

The City of Peterborough is closing

  • George Street North between Murray Street and Lansdowne Avenue

Canada Day morning to accommodate the annual festival parade. The event affects GO Transit services.

88 Peterborough / Oshawa

(GO Transit has not confirmed the detour. This post describes how it detoured buses in previous years during this event.)

From 10:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 1, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Nassau Mills and Armour Roads, then detour:

southward along Armour;
westward along Parkhill Roads East andWest;
southward along Aylmer Street North; and then
westward along Simcoe Street to the Downtown Peterborough Terminal,
resuming their regular route.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route to the Downtown Peterborough Terminal; then detour:


eastward along Simcoe Street;
northward along Water Street;
eastward along Hunter Streets West and East; and then
northward along Armour Road to Nassau Mills Road;
resuming their regular route westward along Nassau Mills.

Buses serve all regular stops along the route.

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Pickering


City of Pickering Canada Day Events — Kinsmen Park

The City of Pickering’s events take place from noon until dusk Wednesday, July 1, when a fireworks display will illuminate the lakeshore. Free shuttle buses operate between Pickering GO Station and the park and between the Ontario Power Generation parking lot on Brock Road South, south of Bayly Street, and the park.

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Port Credit


Paint the Town Red / Port Credit Canada Day Parade

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

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

to accommodate the annual street festival and parade.

MiWay is detouring buses during the event.

19 Hurontario

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

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

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

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

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

23 Lakeshore

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

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

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

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

Westbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

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

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

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Preston


Cambridge Canada Day

The City of Cambridge is closing

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

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

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

52 Fairview Park / Ainslie St.

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

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

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

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

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

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

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

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

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

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

Northbound buses operate along their regular route.

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Scarborough


Scarborough Canada Day Parade

The City of Toronto is closing

  • Brimley Road between Progress Avenue and Lawrence Avenue East

Canada Day afternoon and evening to accommodate the annual parade.

The event affects TTC services.

21 Brimley

From 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 1 until the parade passes Ellesmere Road, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Brimley Road and Progress Avenue, then detour:

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

Starting at 1 p.m., southbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

  • on Borough Drive south of Progress Avenue,
  • on McCowan Road south of Town Centre Court and
  • on Ellesmere Road at Borough Approach East and Borough Approach West.

From 1 p.m. until the parade passes Ellesmere Road, northbound buses operate along their regular route to Brimley and Ellesmere, then detour:

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

Starting at 1 p.m., northbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

  • on Ellesmere Road at Packard Boulevard, across from Borough Approach East and east of Saratoga Drive and
  • on McCowan Road north of Bushby Avenue (beside McCowan Station).

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When the parade passes Ellesmere Road until 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 1, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Brimley Road and Progress Avenue, then detour:

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

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

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

When the parade passes Ellesmere Road until 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 1, northbound buses operate along their regular route to Brimley Road and Lawrence Avenue East, then detour:

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

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

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

Expect delays after 1 p.m. at Ellesemere and Brimley Roads during the parade.

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Toronto

See also East York, North York and Scarborough


Toronto events include: the Ashbridges Bay Canada Day Fireworks Display; and the Queen’s Park Canada Day Celebration.


Ashbridges Bay Park Victoria Day Fireworks Display

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

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

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

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22 Coxwell
22A Coxwell via Kingston Rd

The TTC is operating three extra buses along the route to handle extra passengers traveling to and from Ashbridges Bay Park, Woodbine Park and Woodbine Beach Canada Day, Wednesday, July 1 afternoon and evening.

64 Main

The TTC is operating three extra buses along the route to handle extra passengers traveling to and from Kew Beach Canada Day, Monday, July 1 afternoon and evening.

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501 Queen

From 10 until 11 p.m. Wednesday, July 1, to help handle the crowds of transit passengers, pedestrians and motorists after the end of the fireworks display, the TTC is short-turning streetcars in Woodbine Loop (at Queen Street East and Kingston Road) and extending shuttle bus service to Neville Park Loop.

Westbound cars skip their regular stops

  • in Neville Park Loop and
  • on Queen Street East at Neville Park Boulevard, Silver Birch Avenue, Spruce Hill Road, Glen Manor Drive, Wineva and Lee Avenues, Waverly Road, Elmer and Woodbine Avenues and Lockwood and Kingston Roads.

Eastbound cars skip their regular stops

  • on Queen Street East at Sarah Ashbridge, Woodbine and Kippendavie Avenues, Waverly Road, Lee and Wineva Avenues, Scarborough Beach Boulevard, MacLean, Beech and Silver Birch Avenues and Neville Park Boulevard and
  • in Neville Park Loop.

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501 Queen shuttle buses

From 10 until 11 p.m. Wednesday, July 1, to help handle the crowds of transit passengers, pedestrians and motorists after the end of the fireworks display, the TTC is short-turning streetcars in Woodbine Loop (at Queen Street East and Kingston Road) and extending shuttle bus service to Neville Park Loop.

Westbound buses start their trips in Neville Park Loop, then proceed:

westward along Queen Street East to Kingston Road,
resuming their regular route westward along Queen East.

Westbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops

  • in Neville Park Loop and
  • on Queen Street East at Neville Park Boulevard, Silver Birch Avenue, Spruce Hill Road, Glen Manor Drive, Wineva and Lee Avenues, Waverly Road, Elmer and Woodbine Avenues, Lockwood and Kingston Roads.

Eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Queen Street East and Kingston Road, then continue:

eastward along Queen Street East; and then
southward into Neville Park Loop,
ending their trips.

Eastbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops:

  • on Queen Street East at Greenwood, Connaught, Woodward, Coxwell, Sarah Ashbridge, Woodbine and Kippendavie Avenues, Waverly Road, Lee and Wineva Avenues, Scarborough Beach Boulevard, MacLean, Beech and Silver Birch Avenues and Neville Park Boulevard and
  • in Neville Park Loop.

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92 Woodbine South

The TTC is operating extra buses along the route to handle extra passengers traveling to and from Ashbridges Bay Park, Woodbine Park and Woodbine Beach, Wednesday, July 1 afternoon and evening.


Queen’s Park Canada Day Celebration

The City of Toronto is closing

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

Canada Day morning and afternoon to accommodate the event.

The TTC is detouring buses during the event.

5 Avenue Road

From 6 a.m. until 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 1, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Avenue Road and Bloor Street West, then detour:

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

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

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

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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94 Wellesley

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

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

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

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

Westbound buses operate along their current long-term detour routing around the Pan Am Games](http://www.toronto2015.org) venue at the University of Toronto.

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Vaughan

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Waterloo


University of Waterloo Canada Day Celebration

The City of Waterloo is closing

  • Columbia Street West between Westmount Road North and Hagey Boulevard

all day Tuesday to accommodate the event.

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

201 iXpress

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

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

Eastbound buses skip regular iXpress stations

  • on Columbia Street West at Hagey Boulevard and
  • on Phillip Street beside the University of Waterloo.

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

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

Westbound buses skip regular iXpress stations

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

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

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on the University of Waterloo Ring Road across from the William G. Davis Computer Sciences Centre.

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

along their regular route eastward along University West.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

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

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

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

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

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on the University of Waterloo Ring Road across from the William G. Davis Computer Sciences Centre and at Hagey Boulevard and
  • on Columbia Street West across from Village 1.

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

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

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