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Weekend events affect transit services,
September 2, 3, 4, 5



Autumn doesn’t officially start for another three weeks, but for most people, the Labour Day weekend seems like the last weekend of the summer.

Fortunately, there’s lots to do to keep your mind off the end of the warmer months with parades, sports events — and the Canadian National Exhibition — on the special-events agenda. These and other special events in Brampton, Burlington, the Georgetown area of Halton Hills, Guelph, Hamilton, the Hespeler area of Cambridge, Kitchener, the Lindsay area of Kawartha Lakes and Toronto all affect transit services this weekend.


The events affect these routes:

Brampton Transit2 Main, 24 Van Kirk, 56 Springbrook, 502 Züm Main.

Burlington Transit1 Plains.

Canada’s Largest RibfestRibfest Shuttle.

GO Transit01 Lakeshore West train, 09 Lakeshore East train, 12 Niagara Falls train, 16 Hamilton / Toronto express, 18 Lakeshore West bus, 21 Milton train, 29 Guelph / Mississauga, 31 Kitchener train, 31 Guelph / Georgetown / Toronto, 40 Hamilton / Pearson / Richmond Hill, 47 Hamilton / York U, 65 Barrie train, 71 Stouffville train.

Grand River Transit10 College / Fairview Park, 203 iXpress.

Guelph Transit1A College Edinburgh clockwise, 1B College Edinburgh counterclockwise, 2A West Loop clockwise, 2B West Loop counterclockwise, 3A East Loop clockwise, 3B East Loop counterclockwise, 5 Gordon, 6 Harvard Ironwood, 7 Kortright Downey,15 University College, 16 Southgate.

Hamilton Street RailwayAll routes, 2 Barton, 3 Cannon, 4 Bayfront, 5 Delaware, 7 Locke, 8 York, 9 Rock Gardens, 34 Upper Paradise, 51 University, 99 Waterfront shuttle, Tiger-Cats Express shuttles.

Lindsay TransitGreen.

Milton Transit2 Main, 6 Scott.

Toronto Transit Commission22 Coxwell, 29 Dufferin, 47 Lansdowne, 63 Ossington, 92 Woodbine South, 193 Exhibition Rocket, 329 Dufferin overnight, 501 Queen, 504 King, 509 Harbourfront, 510 Bathurst, 514 Cherry, Buskerfest express.

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The Friday, September 2 events are: Canada’s Largest Ribfest; the Canadian National Exhibition; the Hespeler Village Farmers Market; Toronto International Buskerfest; and Westfest.

The Saturday, September 3 events are: the Brampton Farmers Market; Canada’s Largest Ribfest; the Canadian International Air Show; the Canadian National Exhibition; the Georgetown Farmers Market; the Lindsay Farmers Market; McMaster University PJ Parade; McMaster University Welcome Day; the Milton Farmers Market; Toronto International Buskerfest; University of Guelph Move-In Day; and Westfest.

The Sunday, September 4 events are: Canada’s Largest Ribfest; the Canadian International Air Show; the Canadian National Exhibition; Conestoga College Move-In Day; Toronto International Buskerfest; and Westfest.

The Labour Day, Monday, September 5 events are: Canada’s Largest Ribfest; the Canadian International Air Show; a Canadian Football League game; the Canadian National Exhibition; the Hamilton Labour Day Parade; Toronto International Buskerfest; and the Toronto Labour Day Parade.

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Brampton


Brampton Farmers Market

Saturday mornings and early afternoons until October 8, the City of Brampton is closing

  • Main Streets North and South between Nelson and Wellington Streets

to accommodate the city’s weekly farmers market.

Brampton Transit is detouring service during the market.

2 Main

From 5:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, September 3, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street North and Nelson Street, then detour:

westward along Nelson Street West, passing, but not stopping at, the Downtown Transit Terminal,
southward along George Streets North and South; and then
eastward along Wellington Street West to Main South,
resuming their regular route southward along Main.

Southbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Main Street North at Queen Street West and
  • on Main Street South at Wellington Street West.

Northbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Streets South and North at Wellington Street, John Street, north of Queen Street and at Theatre Lane.

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

56 Springbrook

From 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, September 3, southbound buses start their trips on George Street North across from Diplock Lane, then proceed:

southward along George North to Queen Street West,
resuming their regular route westward along Queen West.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on George Street North north of Diplock Lane,
  • on Main Street South at Wellington Street West and
  • on Wellington Street West at George Street South.

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

  • on George Street North across from Diplock Lane.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route to Queen Street West and Mill Street North, then detour:

northward along Mill North; and then
eastward along Nelson Street West to George Street North,
ending their trips.

Northbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on George Street North north of Diplock Lane.

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

24 Van Kirk

From 6 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, September 3, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street North and Nelson Street East, then detour:

eastward along Nelson East; and then
southward along George Street North to a temporary stop across from Diplock Lane,
ending their trips.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street South at Wellington Street West,
  • on Wellington Street West at George Street South and
  • on George Street North north of Diplock Lane.

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

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

Northbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on George Street North north of Diplock Lane.

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

502 Züm Main

From 6 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, September 3, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street North and Nelson Street West, then detour:

westward along Nelson Street West, passing, but not stopping at, the Downtown Transit Terminal,
southward along George Streets North and South; and then
eastward along Wellington Street West to Main South,
resuming their regular route southward along Main.

Southbound buses skip this Züm station:

  • Wellington.

Northbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Northbound buses skip these Züm stations:

  • Wellington and Theatre Lane.

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

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Burlington


Canada’s Largest Ribfest

Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday, the Rotary Club of Burlington Lakeshore is again hosting the annual event in Spencer Smith Park on the Burlington waterfront.

Ribfest Shuttle

Event sponsors are providing a shuttle service from the north side of Burlington GO Station to the Downtown Transit Terminal. The Rotary Club is asking for a $3 donation per person per round trip to support local charities.

Friday, September 2 from 10:45 a.m. until 11:15 p.m., Saturday, September 3 and Sunday, September 4 from 10:45 a.m. until 10:45 p.m. and Labour Day, Monday, September 5 from 10:45 a.m. until 8:15 p.m., you can park for free at the GO station and ride frequent shuttle buses to Downtown Burlington Terminal - just two blocks from Spencer Smith Park.

Note that most regular Burlington Transit service ends by 7 p.m. Labour Day, Monday, September 5.


Cambridge

See Hespeler.


Georgetown


Downtown Georgetown Farmers Market

Saturday mornings until October 15, the Town of Halton Hills is closing

  • Main Street South Georgetown between James and Church Streets

to accommodate the Georgetown Central Business Improvement Area’s weekly market.

GO Transit is detouring service during the weekly market.

31 Guelph / Georgetown / Toronto bus

From 6:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, September 3, eastbound buses from Guelph operate along their regular route to Main and Guelph Streets (Provincial Highway 7) and then proceed:

southeastward along Guelph to Mill Street,
resuming their regular route southwestward along Guelph.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street South opposite Cross Street and at Wesleyan Street and
  • on Mill Street at Guelph Street.

Westbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Mill Street south of Guelph Street and
  • on Main Street South opposite Wesleyan Street and at Cross Street.

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Guelph


University of Guelph Move-In Day

The City of Guelph is closing

  • Gordon Street between College Avenue and Stone Road and

The University of Guelph is closing parts of its campus on Saturday - including University Centre Terminal — while large numbers of U of Guelph students move into residence and take part in annual festivities.

GO Transit and Guelph Transit are detouring buses while the roadway and terminal are closed.

GO Transit
31 Guelph / Georgetown / Toronto

From 5:45 a.m. until 7:15 p.m. Saturday, September 3, eastboundbuses start their trips from a temporary stop on Stone Road West, west of Gordon Street, then proceed:

eastward along Stone Road West;
southward along Gordon Street;
westward along Kortright Road;
northward along Edinburgh Road South;
eastward along Wellington Street West to Gordon Street,
resuming their regular route eastward along Wellington East.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stop

  • in University Centre Terminal.

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

  • on Stone Road East east of Gordon Street.

Westbound buses operate along their regular route to Wellington Street East and Gordon Street, then detour:

westward along Wellington West;
southward along Edinburgh Road South; and then
westward along Stone Road West to a temporary stop just west of Gordon Street,
ending their trips.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • in University Centre Terminal and
  • on Gordon Street south of South Ring Road.

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

  • on Stone Road West east of Gordon Street.

GO is also detouring buses operating along this route around the Downtown Georgetown Farmers Market Saturday, September 3.

29A Guelph / Mississauga

From 5:45 a.m. until 7:15 p.m. Saturday, September 3, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Wellington Street East and Gordon Street, then detour:

westward along Wellington West;
southward along Edinburgh Road South; and then
westward along Stone Road West to a temporary stop just west of Gordon Street,
resuming their regular route southward along Gordon.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • in University Centre Terminal and
  • on Gordon Street south of South Ring Road.

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

  • on Stone Road West west of Gordon Street.

Westbound buses operate along their regular route to Gordon Street and Kortright Road, then detour:

westward along Kortright Road West,
northward along Edinburgh Road South;
eastward along Stone Road West to a temporary stop just west of Gordon;
southward along Gordon;
westward along Kortright West,
northward along Edinburgh South; and then
eastward along Wellington Street West to Gordon,
resuming their regular route eastward along Wellington East.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Gordon Street north of Stone Road East and
  • in University Centre Terminal.

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

  • on Stone Road West west of Gordon Street.
Guelph Transit
1A College Edinburgh clockwise

From 5:45 a.m. until 7:15 p.m. Saturday, September 3, buses traveling toward the University of Guelph area operate along their regular route to College Street West and Edinburgh Road South, then detour:

southward along Edinburgh South; and then
eastward along Stone Road West to the stop beside #95 Stone West,
ending their trips.

Buses traveling away from the university start their trips from a temporary stop on Stone Road West across from #95 Stone West, then proceed:

westward along Stone West;
southward along Chancellors Way;
eastward along Research Lane;
northward along the Movati Club road;
eastward along Stone to Gordon Street,
resuming their regular route southward along Gordon.

Buses skip their regular stops

  • on College Avenue West beside #50 College West,
  • on College Avenue East across from McDonald Street,
  • on East Ring Road across from Dundas Lane and Arboretum Road,
  • in University Centre Terminal and
  • on Gordon Street at Stone Road West.

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

  • on Edinburgh Road South across from Chancellors Way and
  • on Stone Road West across from Target, beside #95 Stone West and across from #95 Stone West.
1B College Edinburgh counterclockwise

From 5:45 a.m. until 7:15 p.m. Saturday, September 3, buses traveling toward the University of Guelph area operate along their regular route to Gordon Street and Stone Road, then detour:

westward along Stone Road West to a stop across from #95 Stone West.

Buses traveling away from the university start their trips on Stone Road West across from #95 Stone West, then proceed:

westward along Stone West; and then
northward along Edinburgh Road South to College Avenue West,
resuming their regular route westward along College West.

Buses skip their regular stops

  • on Gordon Street at Monticello Crescent,
  • in University Centre Terminal,
  • on East Ring Road at Arboretum Road and Dundas Lane,
  • on College Avenue East at MacDonald Street and
  • on College Avenue West at Caledonia Street.
3A East Loop clockwise

From 5:45 a.m. until 7:15 p.m. Saturday, September 3, buses operate along their regular route to Stone Road East at the University Centre access road, then detour:

westward along Stone Roads East and West;
northward along Edinburgh Road South; and then
eastward along College Avenue West to Gordon Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Gordon.

Buses skip their regular stops

  • in University Centre Terminal and
  • on Gordon Street across from the Ontario Veterinary College.

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

  • on Stone Road West across from #95 Stone West and at Edinburgh Road South and
  • on College Avenue West beside #50 College West.
3B East Loop counterclockwise

From 5:45 a.m. until 7:15 p.m. Saturday, September 3, buses operate along their regular route to Gordon Street and College Avenue, then detour:

westward along College Avenue West;
southward along Edinburgh Road South; and then
westward along Stone Roads West and East to University Centre Terminal access road,
resuming their regular route eastward along Stone East.

Buses skip their regular stops

  • on Gordon Street south of College Avenue West,
  • in University Centre Terminal.

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

  • on College Avenue West at Caledonia Street,
  • on Edinburgh Road South across from Chancellors Way,
  • on Stone Road West beside #95 Stone West.
5 Gordon

From 5:45 a.m. until 7:15 p.m. Saturday, September 3, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Gordon Street and Stone Road, then detour:

westward along Stone Road West;
northward along Edinburgh Road South; and then
eastward along College Avenue West to Gordon,
resuming their regular route southward along Gordon.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Gordon Street south of College Avenue West,
  • in University Centre Terminal and
  • on Gordon Street south of South Ring Road.

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

  • on College Avenue West at Caledonia Street,
  • on Edinburgh Road South across from Chancellors Way,
  • on Stone Road West across from Target and beside #95 Stone West.

Outbound buses reverse the inbound detour routing.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Gordon Street at Monticello Crescent,
  • in University Centre Terminal and
  • on Gordon Street across from Ontario Veterinary College.

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

  • on Stone Road West west of Gordon Street, across from #95 Stone West, beside the Fire Hall and Target and at Edinburgh Road South and
  • on College Avenue West beside #50 College West.
6 Harvard Ironwood

From 5:45 a.m. until 7:15 p.m. Saturday, September 3, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Gordon Street and Stone Road, then detour:

westward along Stone Road West to a temporary stop across from #95 Stone West,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Gordon Street at Monticello Crescent and
  • in University Centre Terminal.

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

  • on Stone Road West west of Gordon Street and across from #95 Stone West.

Outbound buses start their trips on Stone Road West beside #95 Stone West, then proceed:

eastward along Stone West to Gordon Street,
resuming their regular route southward along Gordon.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • in University Centre Terminal and
  • on Gordon Street south of South Ring Road.

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

  • on Stone Road West beside #95 Stone West.
7 Kortright Downey

From 5:45 a.m. until 7:15 p.m. Saturday, September 3, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Gordon Street and Stone Road, then detour:

westward along Stone Road West to a temporary stop across from #95 Stone West,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Gordon Street at Monticello Crescent and
  • in University Centre Terminal.

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

  • on Stone Road West west of Gordon Street and across from #95 Stone West.

Outbound buses start their trips from a temporary stop on Stone Road West across from #95 Stone West, then proceed:

westward along Stone West;
southward along Chancellors Way;
eastward along Research Lane;
northward along the Athletic Club road;
eastward along Stone to Gordon Street,
resuming their regular route southward along Gordon.

Outbound buses skip their regular stop

  • in University Centre Terminal.

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

  • on Stone Road West across from #95 Stone West.
16 Southgate

From 5:45 a.m. until 7:15 p.m. Saturday, September 3, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Gordon Street and Stone Road, then detour:

westward along Stone Road West;
northward along Edinburgh Road South; and then
eastward along College Avenue West to Gordon,
resuming their regular route southward along Gordon.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Gordon Street south of College Avenue West and South Ring Road.

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

  • on College Avenue West at Caledonia Street,
  • on Edinburgh Road South across from Chancellors Way,
  • on Stone Road West across from Target and beside #95 Stone West.

Outbound buses reverse the inbound detour routing.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Gordon Street at Monticello Crescent, north of Stone Road West and across from Ontario Veterinary College.

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

  • on Stone Road West west of Gordon Street, across from #95 Stone West, beside the Fire Hall and Target and at Edinburgh Road South and
  • on College Avenue West beside #50 College West.
15 University College

From 5:45 a.m. until 7:15 p.m. Saturday, September 3, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Stone Road West and Chancellors Way, then detour:

southward along Chancellors;
eastward along Research Lane;
northward along the roadway beside the Athletic Club; and then
westward along Stone Road West to a stop across from #95 Stone West,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Stone Road West beside #95 Stone West and
  • in University Centre Terminal.

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

  • on Stone Road West across from #95 Stone West.

Outbound buses start their trips at a temporary stop across from #95 Stone Road West, then proceed along their regular route westward along Stone West.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • in University Centre Terminal and
  • on Stone Road West west of Gordon Street.

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

  • on Stone Road West across from #95 Stone West.
2A West Loop clockwise

From 5:45 a.m. until 7:15 p.m. Saturday, September 3, buses operate along their regular route to Gordon Street and College Avenue, then detour:

westward along College Avenue West; and then
southward along Edinburgh Road South to Stone Road West,
resuming their regular route southward along Edinburgh South.

Buses skip their regular stops

  • on Gordon Street south of College Avenue West,
  • in University Centre Terminal and
  • on Stone Road West at Edinburgh Road South.

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

  • on College Avenue West at Caledonia Street and
  • on Edinburgh Road South across from Chancellors Way.
2B West Loop counterclockwise

From 5:45 a.m. until 7:15 p.m. Saturday, September 3, buses operate along their regular route to Stone Road West and Edinburgh Road South, then detour:

northward along Edinburgh South; and then
eastward along College Avenue West to Gordon Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Gordon.

Buses skip their regular stops

  • on Stone Road West beside #295 Stone West, across from Target and beside #95 Stone West
  • in University Centre Terminal and
  • on Gordon Street across from the Ontario Veterinary College.

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

  • on College Avenue West beside #50 College West.

Halton Hills

See Georgetown.


Hamilton


Hamilton events include a Canadian Football League game (September 5); the Hamilton Labour Day Parade (September 5); the McMaster University PJ Parade (September 3); McMaster University Welcome Day (September 3); and Westfest (September 3, 4, 5).


Canadian Football League game
All Hamilton Street Railway routes

You can ride any HSR bus free of fare to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats game against the Toronto Argonauts for the Labour Day Classic, Monday, September 5 at 6:30 p.m. — if you hold a valid ticket to the game.

With the HSR’s Ticket to Ride program, you can ride free of fare to Tim Hortons Stadium for as much as three hours before game time and free of fare from the stadium until the end of service.

2 Barton

Buses serve all local stops between the Hamilton GO Centre, downtown Hamilton and Barton Street East at Lenister Avenue North — just one block north of Tim Hortons Field.

3 Cannon

Buses usually serve local stops between the Hamilton GO Centre, downtown Hamilton and Cannon Street East at Balsam Avenue North — just south of Tim Hortons Field.

However for this game, the City of Hamilton is closing:

  • Cannon Street East between Balsam and Melrose Avenues North

Monday afternoon and early evening to accommodate a street party before the game.

The HSR is detouring buses while the street is closed.

From 3 until 7 p.m., inbound buses operate along their regular route to Cannon Street East and Gage Avenue North, then detour:

southward along Gage North;
westward along King Street East; and then
northward along Sherman Avenue North to Cannon East,
resuming their regular route westward along Cannon.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Cannon Street East west of Balsam Avenue North, at Lottridge Street, west of Barnesdale Avenue North and at Sherman Avenue North. (Exit buses west of Balsam Avenue North for the stadium.)

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

  • west of Balsam Avenue North and at Lottridge Street, Fairholt Road North and Sherman Avenue North.

Outbound buses operate along their regular route to Sherman Avenue North and Cannon Street East, then detour:

northward along Sherman North;
eastward along Barton Street East; and then
southward along Gage Avenue North to Cannon East,
resuming their regular route eastward along Cannon.

Outobund buses skip their regular stops

  • on Cannon Street East east of Barnesdale Avenue North and at Lottridge Street, Balsam Avenue North and Gage Avenue North.

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

  • on Barton Street East at Barnesdale, Melrose, Lenister and Gage Avenues North. (Exit buses at Melrose or Lenister Avenues North for the stadium).

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Tiger-Cats Express shuttles

From about 4:30 until 6:30 p.m., Labour Day, Monday, September 5, free HSR shuttle buses also speedily transport ticket-holders from four terminals across the city to the stadium. After the game is over, they’ll shuttle you back again. You can view the schedule for Monday’s shuttle service here. (.pdf)

Read Transit Toronto’s June 11 post for more details.


Hamilton Labour Day Parade

The City of Hamilton is closing

  • Bay Streets North and South between Main and Cannon Streets West,
  • Main Street West between Locke and Bay Streets South,
  • King Street West between MacNab and Queen Streets and
  • York Boulevard between Dundurn Park and Bay Street North

and other streets in downtown Hamilton Monday morning to accommodate the annual parade on Labour Day.

Burlington Transit, GO Transit and the Hamilton Street Railway are detouring buses, while the street is closed.

Burlington Transit
1 Plains

(Burlington Transit has not confirmed detour-routing information. We’ve based this section of the post on information it supplied about this event in 2015.)

From 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Labour Day, Monday, September 5, Burlington-bound buses operate along their regular route to King and James Streets, then detour:

southward along James Street South;
westward along Hunter Street West;
northward along Locke Street South;
westward along King West; and then
northward along Dundurn Street North to York Boulevard,
resuming their regular route northwestward along York.

Burlington-bound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street West at Bay Street North,
  • on Bay Street North at Vine Street,
  • on Cannon Street West at Queen Street North and
  • on York Boulevard at Crooks Street.

Hamilton-bound buses operate along their regular route to York Boulevard and Dundurn Street North, then detour:

southward along Dundurn North;
eastward along Main Street West’
southward along Locke Street South;
eastward along Bold Street;
southward along James Street South;
eastward along Augusta Street; and then
northward along John Street South to King Street East,
resuming their regular route westward along King East.

Hamilton-bound buses skip their regular stops

  • on York Boulevard at Locke, Queen and Bay Streets North, across from Park Street North and at James Street North,
  • on Wilson Street at John Street North and
  • on Catharine Street North at King William Street.
GO Transit
40 Hamilton / Pearson / Richmond Hill
16 Hamilton / Toronto express
47 Hamilton / York U
18 Lakeshore East

(GO has not confirmed the detour-routing information. This post describes how buses detoured in previous years during the Labour Day Parade.)

From 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Labour Day, Monday, September 5, buses traveling toward the Hamilton GO Centre operate along their regular route to Main Street West and Dundurn Street South, then detour:

southward along Dundurn South;
eastward along Herkimer Street;
northward along James Street South; and then
eastward into the Hamilton GO Centre,
ending their trips.

Buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street West at Dundurn Street South, east of Poulette Street, at Pearl Street South, east of Ray Street South, at Caroline and Bay Streets South and beside City Hall.

Buses traveling away from the Hamilton GO Centre start their trips at the Hamilton GO, Centre, as usual, then proceed:

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

Buses operating away from Hamilton skip their regular stops

  • on King Street East west of John Street North,
  • on King Street West across from Summers Lane and at Caroline and Pearl Streets North.
Hamilton Street Railway
4 Bayfront

From 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., Labour Day, Monday, September 5, * inbound* buses operate along their regular route to James Street South and Main Street, then detour:

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

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

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

Outbound buses operate along their regular route.

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5 Delaware

From 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., Labour Day, Monday, September 5, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street West and Queen Street South, then detour:

southward along Queen South;
eastward along Jackson Street West; and then
northward along Bay Street South to Main Street,
resuming their regular route eastward along Main Street East.

Buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street West at Hess, Caroline and Bay Streets South.

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

southward along MacNab Street South (beside MacNab Terminal);
eastward along Main Street West;
southward along James Street South;
westward along Hunter Street West; and then
northward along Locke Street South to King Street West,
resuming their regular route westward along King West.

Buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street West at Bay and Caroline Streets North, west of Queen Street North and at Pearl Street North.

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

  • on Hunter Street West at MacNab Street South, across from Park Street South, at Bay Street South, west of Caroline Street South and at Queen, Pearl and Locke Streets South and
  • on Locke Street South at Main Street West.

McMaster University Welcome Day and the McMaster University PJ Parade also affect service along the route Saturday. September 3. Westfest also affects service along this route Friday, September 2, Saturday, September 3 and Sunday, September 4.

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7 Locke

From 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., Labour Day, Monday, September 5, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street West and Queen Street South, then detour:

southward along Queen South;
eastward along Jackson Street West;
northward along Bay Street South;
eastward along Main Streets West and East;
northward along John Streets South and North; and then
westward along Rebecca Street to James Street North,
resuming their regular route southward along James North.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

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

Outbound buses operate along their regular route.

9 Rock Gardens

From 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., Labour Day, Monday, September 5, inbound buses operate along their regular route to York Boulevard and Dundurn Street North, then detour:

southward along Dundurn Streets North and South;
eastward along Main Street West;
southward along Queen Street South;
westward along Jackson Street West;
northward along Bay Street South;
eastward along Main Streets West and East;
northward along John Street South; and then
westward along Wilson Street to James Street North,
resuming their regular route southward along James Street North.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on York Boulevard at Locke, Pearl and Queen Streets North, west of Hess Street North, at Bay Street North, across from Park and MacNab Streets North and at James Street North.

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

  • on Dundurn Street North at Jones and Sunset Avenues and
  • on Main Street West east of Poulette Street and at MacNab Street South and
  • on Main Street East east of James Street South.

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

westward along Hunter West;
northward along Locke Street North;
westward along King Street West; and then
northward along Dundurn Street North to York Boulevard,
resuming their regular route westward along York.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Bay Street South across from George Street,
  • on Bay Street North north of King Street West and at Vine Street,
  • on Cannon Street West at Hess Street North and
  • on York Boulevard at Ray Street North, Inchbury Street and across from Strathcona Avenue North.

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

  • on Hunter Street West west of Caroline Street South and at Queen, Pearl and Locke Streets South,
  • on Locke Street South at Main Street West and
  • on King Street West at Strathcona Avenue North and Dundurn Street North.

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34 Upper Paradise

From 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., Labour Day, Monday, September 5, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Hess Street South and Jackson Street West, then detour:

eastward along Jackson West; and then
northward along Bay Street South to Main Street West,
resuming their regular route eastward along Main West.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street West at Caroline and Bay Streets South.

Outbound buses operate along their regular route to King Street West and MacNab Street, then detour:

southward along MacNab Street South (beside MacNab Terminal);
eastward along Main Street West;
southward along James Street South;
eastward 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 West at Bay and Caroline Streets North and
  • on Queen Street South at Main Street West and Canada Street.
99 Waterfront shuttle

From 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., Labour Day, Monday, September 5, inbound buses operate along their regular route to King and James Streets, ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on King Street West across from Summers Lane.

Outbound buses start their trips at King and James Streets, then proceed:

southward along James Street South;
eastward along Main Street East;
northward along John Streets South and North; and then
westward along Wilson Street to James Street North,
resuming their regular route northward along James North.

Outbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on King Street West across from Summers Lane and
  • on York Boulevard across from MacNab Street North.

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8 York

From 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., Labour Day, Monday, September 5, inbound buses start their trips at Strathcona Loop, as usual, then proceed:

northward along Strathcona Avenue North,
westward along Florence Street;
southward along Dundurn Streets North and South;
eastward along Main Street West;
southward along Queen Street South;
eastward along Jackson Street West;
northward along Bay Street South;
eastward along Main Streets West and East;
northward along John Streets South and North; and then
westward along Rebecca Street to James Street North,
resuming their regular route southward along James North.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Strathcona Avenue North across from Tom Street and at York Boulevard,
  • on York Boulevard at Locke, Pearl and Queen Streets North, west of Hess Street North, at Bay Street North, across from Park and MacNab Streets North and at James Street North and
  • on James Street North across from Rebecca Street.

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

  • on Dundurn Street North at Sunset Avenue,
  • on Main Street West east of Poulette Street and at MacNab Street South,
  • on Main Street East east of James Street South,
  • on John Street North north of King Street East and
  • on Rebecca Street at Hughson Street North.

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

westward along Hunter West;
northward along Locke Street North;
westward along King Street West; and then
northward along Strathcona Avenue North to Strathcona Loop,
ending their trips.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Bay Street South across from George Street,
  • on Bay Street North north of King Street West and at Vine Street,
  • on Cannon Street West at Hess Street North,
  • on York Boulevard at Ray Street North, Inchbury Street and across from Strathcona Avenue North and
  • on Dundurn Street North at Jones and Sunset Avenues.

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

  • on Hunter Street West west of Caroline Street South and at Queen, Pearl and Locke Streets South,
  • on Locke Street South at Main Street West and
  • on King Street West at Strathcona Avenue North.

McMaster University PJ Parade

The City of Hamilton and McMaster University are closing:

  • Sterling Street between University Avenue and King Street West

Saturday evening to accommodate the annual event.

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

5A / 5C Delaware

From 5 until 8 p.m. Saturday, September 3, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to University Avenue and Forsythe Avenue South, then detour:

east- and northward along Forsythe South;
eastward along King Street West; and then
eastward along South Oval to King West,
resuming their regular route eastward along King.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on University Avenue north of Forsythe Avenue South and beside the Life Sciences Building,
  • on Sterling Street east of University Avenue and at Forsythe, Dalewood and Haddon Avenues North and
  • on King Street West at Paisley Avenue South and east of Marion Avenue South.

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

  • on Forsythe Avenue South east of University Avenue and at King Street West,
  • on King Street West at Dalewood Avenue South, east of Haddon Avenue South and at South Oval and
  • on South Oval at Marion Avenue South.

Westbound buses reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street West at Marion Avenue North and Sterling Street,
  • on Sterling Street at Haddon Avenue North, Dalewood Crescent and University Avenue,
  • on University Avenue across from the Life Sciences Building and Forsythe Avenue South.

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

  • on South Oval and Marion Avenue South,
  • on King Street West at Haddon and Dalewood Avenues South,
  • on Forsythe Avenue South across from Arnold Street and
  • on University Avenue across from Forsythe Avenue South.

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McMaster University Welcome Day

McMaster University is closing:

  • University Avenue between Sterling Street and College Crescent

to accommodate the annual events.

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

5A / 5C Delaware

From 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, September 3, **eastbound buses operate along their regular route to University Avenue and Forsythe Avenue South, then detour:

east- and northward along Forsythe South and North to Sterling Street,
resuming their regular route eastward along Sterling.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on University Avenue north of Forsythe Avenue South and beside the Life Sciences Building and
  • on Sterling Street east of University Avenue and at Forsythe Avenue North.

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

  • on Forsythe Avenue South east of University Avenue and
  • on Sterling Street east of Forsythe Avenue North.

Westbound buses reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Sterling Street at University Avenue and
  • on University Avenue across from the Life Sciences Building and across from Forsythe Avenue South.

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

  • on Sterling Street at Forsythe Avenue North,
  • on University Avenue across from Forsythe Avenue South.

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Westfest

The City of Hamilton is closing

  • King Street West between Sterling Street and North Oval

Saturday to accommodate the Westdale Village Business Improvement Area’s annual street festival.

The Hamilton Street Railway is detouring bus service while the street is closed.

5A / 5C Delaware

From 10 p.m. Friday, September 2 5 p.m. Saturday, September 3 and from 8 p.m. Saturday until 7 a.m. Sunday, September 4, **eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Sterling Street and Cline Avenue North, then detour:

north- and eastward along Cline North to King Street West,
resuming their regular route eastward along King West.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street West at Paisley Avenue South and east of Marion Avenue South.

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

  • on Cline Avenue North at Paisley and Marion Avenues North and King Street West.

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

westward along South Oval to King Street West,
resuming their regular route westward along Sterling Street.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street West west of Cline Avenue North and at Marion Avenue North and Sterling Street.

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

  • on South Oval south of King Street West and at Marion Avenue South and
  • on Sterling Street at North Oval.

The McMaster PJ Parade and the McMaster University Welcome Day events also affect service along this route Saturday, September 3. The Hamilton Labour Day Parade also affects service along this route Labour Day, Monday, September 5.

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Hespeler


Hespeler Village Market

The City of Cambridge is closing

  • Queen Street East between Guelph Avenue / Adam Street and Tannery Street East,

Friday afternoon and evening to accommodate the market.

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

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Inbound buses operate along their regular route.

From 3 until 8 p.m. Friday, September 2, outbound buses operate along their regular route to Adam and Tannery Streets, then detour:

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

Outbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Tannery Street East at Queen Street East.

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Kawartha Lakes

See Lindsay


Kitchener


Conestoga College Move-In Day
10 College / Fairview Park

From 8 a.m. until 6 p.m., Sunday, September 4, buses do not drop off or pick up passengers at Conestoga College Residence.

Instead, buses turn around through the Petro-Pass parking lot, dropping off or picking up passengers at a temporary stops

  • on Conestoga College Boulevard at Homer Watson Boulevard.

Lindsay


Lindsay Farmers Market

Saturday mornings until October 29, the City of Kawartha Lakes is closing

  • Victoria Avenue North between Peel Street and Kent Street West

during the weekly market.

Lindsay Transit is detouring buses to accommodate the event.

Green route

From 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, September 3, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Victoria Avenue North and Peel Street, then detour:

eastward along Peel Street;
southward along Cambridge Street North; and then
westward along Kent Street West to Victoria Avenue North,
resuming their regular route westward along Kent West.

Outbound buses operate along their regular route.

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Milton


Milton Farmers Market

The Town of Milton is closing

  • Main Street East between James and Martin Streets

Saturday mornings until October 8 (except for June 6) to accommodate the Milton Chamber of Commerce’s weekly market.

Milton Transit is detouring buses while the street is closed.

2 Main

Until noon Saturday, September 3, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street East and James Street, then detour:

northward along James; and then
eastward along Mill Street to Martin Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Martin.

Westbound buses operate along their regular route.

6 Scott

Until noon Saturday, September 3, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street East and James Street, then detour:

northward along James;
eastward along Mill Street; and then
southward along Martin Street to Main East,
resuming their regular route eastward along Martin.

Westbound buses reverse the eastbound detour routing.

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Toronto


Toronto events include: the Canadian International Air Show (September 5, 6, 7); Canadian National Exhibition (August 19 to September 5); and the Toronto Labour Day Parade (September 5).


Canadian International Air Show

The annual airshow takes to the skies above the Canadian National Exhibition from 12:30 until 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Monday.

The TTC continues to operate extra services to get passengers to and from the “Ex”, but with the air show, GO also operates more service than usual, with trains operating along most lines.

GO Transit
65 Barrie

GO already operates summer weekend trains to and from Union Station — Labour Day, Monday, September 5 is the last day this year that GO provides weekend service.

Passengers riding most regular weekend Barrie trains must change trains at Union Station to reach Exhibition GO. Westbound trains operating along the 01 Lakeshore West line leave Union every 30 minutes from 9:43 a.m. until 11:43 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.

Eastbound trains leave Exhibition GO for Union Station every 30 minutes from 10 a.m. until midnight.

31 Kitchener

From Saturday, September 3 until Labour Day, Monday, September 5, GO operates two extra trains along the line.

Going to the CNE, a special eastbound train leaves Georgetown GO Station at 9:17 a.m., drops off or picks up passengers at all stations along the line until Exhibition GO Station, arriving at 10:40 a.m.

Going home, a special westbound train leaves Exhibition at 6:39 p.m., heads to Union, then stops at all stations along the line. It ends its trip in Georgetown, arriving at 8:04 p.m.

GO does not operate extra buses to connect with these trains.

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01 Lakeshore West

Trains operate along both lines every 30 minutes at most times of the week. (GO interlines the trains on both lines.)

21 Milton

From Saturday, September 3 until Labour Day, Monday, September 5, GO operates two extra trains along the line.

Going to the CNE, a special eastbound Milton train leaves Milton GO Station at 10:05 a.m., drops off or picks up passengers at all stations along the line until Exhibition GO Station, arriving at 11:18 a.m.

Going home, a special northbound train leaves Exhibition at 5:44 p.m., heads to Union, then stops at all stations along the line. It ends its trip in Milton, arriving at 6:58 p.m.

GO does not operate extra buses to connect with these trains.

12 Niagara Falls

All trains operating along the line between Union Station and the Niagara Falls VIA Rail Station Friday September 4, Saturday, September 3, Sunday, September 4 and Labour Day, Monday, September 5 drop off or pick up passengers at Exhibition GO Station.

71 Stouffville

From Saturday, September 3 until Labour Day, Monday, September 5, GO operates two extra trains along the line.

Going to the CNE, a special southbound train leaves Lincolnville GO Staton at 9:45 a.m. The train drops off or picks up passengers at all stations along the line until Union Station, then continues westward to Exhibition GO Station, arriving at 11 a.m.

Going home, a special northbound train leaves Exhibition at 6:44 p.m., heads to Union, then stops at all stations along the line. It ends its trip in Lincolnville, arriving at 8:04 p.m.

GO does not operate extra buses to connect with these trains.


Canadian National Exhibition

Time for corn dogs and cotton candy, ice-cream waffle sandwiches, mini-doughnuts and other treats as the “Ex” starts its 138th season Friday, August 19 and continues until Labour Day, Monday, September 5.

The TTC is increasing service to handle the crowds heading to the “Ex”.

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511 Bathurst

From Friday, August 19 until Labour Day, Monday, September 5, more frequent service and faster boarding at Exhibition (East) Loop.

The Labour Day Parade also affects service along this route Monday, September 5.

514 Cherry

From Friday, August 19 until Labour Day, Monday, September 5, faster boarding at Dufferin Gate Loop.

The Labour Day Parade also affects service along this route Monday, September 5.

29 Dufferin

From Friday, August 19 until Labour Day, Monday, September 5, more frequent service and faster boarding at Dufferin Gate Loop.

No service along the 29C branch to and from Princes’ Gate Loop. All buses start and end their trips in Dufferin Gate Loop.

The Labour Day Parade also affects service along this route Monday, September 5.

329 Dufferin overnight

From Friday, August 19 until Labour Day, Monday, September 5, buses detour between Dufferin Gate and Exhibition loops.

193 Exhibition rocket

From Friday, August 19 until Labour Day, Monday, September 5, express service between Dundas West Station and Dufferin Gate Loop. Faster boarding at Dufferin Gate Loop.

The Labour Day Parade also affects service along this route Monday, September 5.

509 Harbourfront

From Friday, August 19 until Labour Day, Monday, September 5, more frequent service and faster boarding at Exhibition (East) Loop.

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Toronto International Buskerfest

This year, the event takes place in Woodbine Park, with admission fees still supporting Epilepsy Toronto.

The TTC is operating extra services to and from the event.

Buskerfest express

Express buses operate between Pape Station and Woodbine Park from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., Friday, September 2, Saturday, September 3, Sunday, September 4 and Labour Day, Monday, September 6.

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All day Friday, September 2, Saturday, September 3, Sunday, September 4 and Labour Day, Monday, September 6, the TTC provides extra service along the routes.

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Toronto Labour Day Parade

Members of Toronto’s labour unions, politicians and celebrities take part in the annual parade. It leaves Bay and Queen Street West at 9:30 a.m. on Labour Day, Monday, September 5 and proceeds westward along Queen West and southward along Dufferin Street, arriving at the Canadian National Exhibition through the Dufferin Gate at about 11 a.m.

The TTC is detouring transit services during the parade.

511 Bathurst

From about 9 a.m. until 2 p.m., Labour Day, Monday, September 5, expect delays. Toronto Police Service officers likely direct streetcars through gaps in the parade at Bathurst Street and Queen Street West.

The Canadian National Exhibition also affects service along this route.

514 Cherry

From about 9 a.m. until 2 p.m., Labour Day, Monday, September 5, streetcars start and end their trips in Charlotte Loop, instead of Dufferin Gate Loop.

Eastbound cars start their trips in Charlotte Loop, on Charlotte Street at Oxley Street, then proceed:

southward along Charlotte to King Street West,
resuming their regular route eastward along King West.

Eastbound cars skip their regular stops

  • in Dufferin Gate Loop,
  • on Dufferin Street at King Street West,
  • on King Street West at Fraser and Atlantic Avenues, Sudbury and Shaw Streets, Strachan Avenue, Niagara, Tecumseth, Bathurst and Portland Streets and Spadina Avenue.

Instead, eastbound cars drop off passengers at a temporary stop

  • on Charlotte Street at Oxley Street.

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

northward along Spadina Avenue;
eastward along Adelaide Street West; and then
southward along Charlotte Street to Oxley Street,
ending their trips.

Westbound cars skip their regular stops

  • on King Street West at Portland, Bathurst, Tecumseth and Niagara Streets, Strachan Avenue, Shaw and Sudbury Streets, across from Jefferson Avenue and at Joe Shuster Way and Dufferin Street and
  • in Dufferin Gate Loop.

Instead, westbound cars drop off passengers at temporary stops

  • on Spadina Avenue north of King Street West and
  • on Charlotte Street at Oxley Street.

The Canadian National Exhibition also affects service along this route.

29 Dufferin

From about 9 a.m. until 2 p.m., Labour Day, Monday, September 5, expect delays and detours. After the parade reaches Queen Street West and Dufferin Street, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Dufferin and Florence Streets, then detour:

westward along Florence;
southward along Brock Avenue;
eastward along Queen Street West; and then
southward along Cowan Avenue to King Street West,
ending their trips.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Dufferin Street at Dundas Street West, Gordon Street, across from Alma Avenue, at Queen Street West, Melbourne Avenue, at King Street West, across from Liberty Street and at Springhurst Avenue and
  • in Dufferin Gate Loop.

Northbound buses start their trips at Cowan Avenue and King Street West, then proceed:

eastward along King West;
northward along Elm Grove Avenue;
westward along Queen Street West;
northward along Brock Avenue; and then
eastward along College Street to Dufferin Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Dufferin.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • in Dufferin Gate Loop,
  • on Dufferin Street at Liberty Street, King Street West, across from Melbourne Avenue, at Queen Street West, at Alma Avenue, across from Gordon Street and at Dundas Street West and College Street.

The Canadian National Exhibition also affects service along this route.

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193 Exhibition rocket

From about 8 a.m. until noon Labour Day, Monday, September 5, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Dundas Street West and Roncesvalles Avenue, then detour:

southward along Roncesvalles; and then
eastward along King Street West to Cowan Avenue,
ending their trips.

Southbound buses skip their regular stop

  • in Dufferin Gate Loop.

Northbound buses start their trips at Cowan Avenue and King Street West, then proceed:

eastward along King West;
northward along Elm Grove Avenue;
westward along Queen Street West; and then
northward along Brock Avenue to Dundas Street West,
resuming their regular route eastward along Dundas West.

Northbound buses skip their regular stop

  • in Dufferin Gate Loop.

The Canadian National Exhibition also affects service along this route.

504 King

From about 9 a.m. until 2 p.m., Labour Day, Monday, September 5, expect delays. Toronto Police Service officers direct streetcars through gaps in the parade at King Street West and Dufferin Street.

47 Lansdowne

From about 9 a.m. until 2 p.m., Labour Day, Monday, September 5, southbound buses operate along their long-term detour routing to Dufferin Street and Florence Avenue, then detour:

westward along Florence;
southward along Brock Avenue to Queen Street West,
resuming their regular long-term detour routing westward along Queen West.

Southbound buses skip their long-term detour-routing stops

  • on Queen Street West west of Dufferin Street and at Brock Avenue.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route.

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63 Ossington

From about 8 a.m. until noon, Labour Day, Monday, September 5, expect delays. Toronto Police Service officers direct streetcars through gaps in the parade at Queen Street West and Shaw Street.

Southbound buses operate along their regular route to Ossington Avenue and Argyle Street, then detour:

eastward along Argyle; and then
southward along Shaw Street to Queen Street West;
resuming their regular route southward along Shaw.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Ossington Avenue at Queen Street West and
  • on Queen Street West at Shaw Street.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route to Shaw Street and Queen Street West, then detour:

northward along Shaw; and then
westward along Dundas Street West to Ossington Avenue,
resuming their regular route northward along Ossington.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Ossington Avenue north of Queen Street West, at Argyle Street and Dundas Street West.

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501 Queen

From about 8 a.m. until noon Labour Day, Monday, September 5, eastbound cars operate along their regular route to Queen and Shaw Streets, then detour:

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

Eastbound cars skip their regular stops

  • on Queen Street West at Strachan Avenue, Niagara, Tecumseth and Bathurst Streets, Augusta and Spadina Avenues, Peter and John Streets, University Avenue and York, Bay and Yonge Streets and
  • on Queen Street East at Victoria and Church Streets.

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

  • on Shaw Street across from Adelaide Street West and at King Street West,
  • on King Street West at Strachan Avenue, Niagara, Tecumseth, Bathurst and Portland Streets, Spadina Avenue, Blue Jays Way, John Street, University Avenue and York, Bay and Yonge Streets,
  • on King Street East at Church Street and
  • on Church Street at Lombard Street and Queen Street West.

Westbound cars reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound cars skip their regular stops

  • on Queen Street East at Victoria and Yonge Streets and
  • on Queen Street West at Bay Street, across from York Street, at University Avenue, at Simcoe, John and Soho Streets, Spadina and Augusta Avenues, Bathurst Street, Palmerston Avenue and Claremont Street, across from Strachan Avenue and at Shaw Street.

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

  • on Church Street at Richmond, Adelaide and King Streets East,
  • on King Street East at Yonge Street,
  • on King Street West at Bay and York Streets, University Avenue, John and Peter Streets, Spadina Avenue, Portland, Bathurst, Tecumseth and Niagara Streets, Strachan Avenue and Shaw Street and
  • on Shaw Street at Adelaide and Queen Streets West.
510 Spadina

From about 8 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., Labour Day, Monday, September 5, expect delays. Toronto Police Service officers direct streetcars through gaps in the parade at Spadina Avenue and Queen Street West. Expect delays.


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