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Remembrance Day events affect transit, November 11



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

Specifically, the Remembrance Day events in the Ancaster area of Hamilton, Aurora, Barrie, the Bowmanville area of Clarington, Brampton, Burlington, the Downsview area of Toronto, the Dundas area of Hamilton, the East York area of Toronto, the Erindale area of Mississauga, Guelph, downtown Hamilton, Kitchener, the Merritton area of St. Catharines, the Newcastle area of Clarington, Oakville, Oshawa, the Port Credit area of Mississauga, downtown St. Catharines, the Stoney Creek area of Hamilton, the Streetsville area of Mississauga, downtown Toronto, the Unionville area of Markham, Uxbridge, Whitby and the Woodbridge area of Vaughan affect transit services in those communities.


The events affect these routes:

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

Brampton Transit2 Main, 501 / 501A Züm Queen, 502 Züm Main.

Burlington Transit1 Plains, 3 Guelph - Downtown, 5 Francis - Downtown, 101 Plains express, 300 Aldershot Community Connection.

Durham Region Transit401 Simcoe, 402 King, 407 Ritson / Colonel Sam, 411 South Courtice, 501 North Bowmanville, 502 South Bowmanville, 506 Clarington community bus, 900 PULSE, 950 Reach / North Simcoe.

GO Transit16 Hamilton / Toronto express, 18 Lakeshore West bus, 33 Guelph / Georgetown / North York, 40 Hamilton / Pearson / Richmond Hill, 47 Hamilton / York U, 52 Oshawa / York U, 71 Stouffville / Toronto, 90 Lakeshore East bus, 92 Oshawa / Yorkdale.

Grand River Transit7 Mainline.

Guelph Transit2A West Loop clockwise, 2B West Loop counterclockwise, 3A East Loop clockwise, 3B East Loop counterclockwise, 4 York, 5 Gordon, 9 Waterloo, 10 Imperial, 11 Willow West, 12 General Hospital, 13 Victoria Road Recreation Centre, 16 Southgate, 20 Northwest Industrial.

Hamilton Street Railway1 King (Hamilton GO Centre), 1A King (University Plaza), 2 Barton, 5 Delaware, 10 B Line express, 16 Ancaster, 21 Upper Kenilworth, 22 Upper Ottawa, 23 Upper Gate, 24 Upper Sherman, 25 Upper Wentworth, 26 Upper Wellington, 27 Upper James, 33 Sanatorium, 34 Upper Paradise, 35 College, 51 University, 55 Stoney Creek Central; 58 Stoney Creek local.

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

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

St. Catharines Transit Commission1 Hospital - Port Dalhousie, 2 Ontario - Lakeshore, 3 Pelham Rd, 4 Oakdale - Pen Centre, 6 Lake St, 8 Grantham - Lakeshore, 9 Geneva St, 10 Glenridge - Pen Centre, 11 Hartzel - Thorold, 12 Vine St, 15 West St. Catharines, 16 Brock - Glenridge, 18 Secord Woods.

Toronto Transit Commission5 Avenue Rd, 6 Bay, 41 Keele, 41E Keele express, 60 Steeles West, 60f Steeles West express, 70 O’Connor, 87 Cosburn, 94 Wellesley, 106 York University, 107 Keele North, 142 Downtown / Avenue Rd express, 195 Jane rocket, 196 York University rocket, 199 Finch rocket, 501 Queen, 502 Downtowner.

York Region Transit3 Thornhill, 10 Woodbridge, 20 Jane, 22 / 22A King City, 40 Unionville local, 98 Yonge, Viva blue, Viva orange, Viva purple.

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Ancaster


The City of Hamilton is closing

  • Wilson Street East between Halson and Church Streets

Friday morning.

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

16 Ancaster

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

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

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

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

Westbound buses reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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Aurora


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

York Region Transit is detouring transit services during the event.

22A King City

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

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

Southbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at all stops.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

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

From 10 a.m. until noon Friday, November 11, southbound buses operate along their regular routes to Yonge Street and Murray Drive / Edward Street, then detour:

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

Southbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at all vivastations.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip this vivastation:

  • Henderson.
98 Yonge

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

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

Southbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at all stops.

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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Barrie


Georgian College is closing

  • the Governors Drive entrance to the Barrie campus

Friday morning to accommodate the college’s annual ceremony.

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

6B College via Letitia

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

Until about noon Friday, November 11, buses start their trips at Royal Victoria Hospital, then proceed westward along Georgian Drive.

Buses pick up passengers at a temporary stop on the north side of Georgian Drive across from Governor’s Drive.

8B Crosstown / Essa via Yonge - Anne - Blake

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

Until about noon Friday, November 11, buses drop off or pick up passengers at a temporary stop on the north side of Georgian Drive across from Governor’s Drive.

3A Georgian Drive via Cook

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

Until about noon Friday, November 11, buses drop off or pick up passengers at a temporary stop on south side of Georgian Drive, just east of Governor’s Drive.

6A Letitia via College

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

Until about noon Friday, November 11, buses drop off or pick up passengers at a temporary stop on south side of Georgian Drive, just east of Governor’s Drive.

Buses then proceed to Royal Victoria Hospital to end their trips.

8B RVH / Yonge via Essa - Blake - Anne

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

Until about noon Friday, November 11, buses drop off passengers at a temporary stop on south side of Georgian Drive, just east of Governor’s Drive.

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Bowmanville


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

Durham Region Transit
506 Clarington community bus

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

northward along Liberty North;
westward along Temperance Street; and then
southward along Scugog Street North to King West,
resuming their regular route westward along King.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street East west of Liberty Street and George Streets and at Temperance Street.

Eastbound buses reverse the westbound detour routing.

Eastbound uses skip their regular stops

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

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

  • on Church Street east of Scugog Street North and Temperance Street.

The event in Newcastle also affects service along this route.

501 North Bowmanville

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

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

Buses skip their regular stops

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

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502 South Bowmanville

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

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

Buses skip their regular stops

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

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

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

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

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

Eastbound buses reverse the westbound detour routing.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

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Brampton


The City of Brampton is closing

  • Main Street South between Queen and Clarence Streets,
  • Wellington Street West between George and Main Streets South

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

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

Brampton Transit
2 Main

From 9:30 a.m. until noon Remembrance Day, Friday, November 11, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street North and Church Street West, then detour:

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

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

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

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

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

Detour_Map_RemembranceDayParade_Map_2016.jpg

502 Züm Main

From 9:30 a.m. until 12:15 p.m. Remembrance Day, Friday, November 11,southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street North and Church Street West, then detour:

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

Southbound buses skip the Nelson and Wellington Züm stations.

Northbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Northbound buses skip Wellington and Theatre Lane Züm stations.

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

GO Transit
33 / 33B Guelph / Georgetown / North York

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

From 9:30 a.m. until 12:15 p.m. Friday, November 11, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Downtown Brampton Terminal, then detour:

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

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

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

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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Burlington


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

  • Brant Street between Caroline and Elgin Streets

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

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

300 Aldershot Community Connection

(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 about 10 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Friday, November 11, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Ontario Street and Burlington Avenue, then detour:

southward along Burlington;
eastward along Lakeshore Road;
northward along Elizabeth Street; and then
westward along James Street to John Street,
resuming their regular route southward along John.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Ontario Street at Blathwayte Lane and Brant Street and
  • on Brant Street across from James Street.

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

  • on Lakeshore Road across from Locust and Brant Streets.

Westbound buses reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on James Street at Brant Street and
  • on Ontario Street at Hurd Street.

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

  • on Elizabeth Street at Lakeshore Road and
  • on Lakeshore Road at Brant Street and Burlington Avenue.
5 Francis - Downtown
3 Guelph - Downtown

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

From about 10 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Friday, November 11, buses traveling from Burlington GO Station operate along their regular route to Brant and Prospect Streets, then detour:

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

Buses from Burlington GO Station skip their regular stops

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

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

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

Buses heading to Burlington GO Station reverse the detour routing.

Buses to Burlington GO Station skip their regular stops

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

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

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

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Clarington

See Bowmanville and Newcastle.


Downsview


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

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

Brampton Transit
501 / 501A Züm Queen

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The event in Woodbridge also affects service along the 10 Woodbridge route.

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Dundas


The City of Hamilton is closing

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

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

The Hamilton Street Railway is detouring buses during the event.

5 Delaware

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

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

Buses skip their regular stops

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

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

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

Buses skip their regular stops

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

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

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East York


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

The event may affect TTC bus service.

87 Cosburn
404 East York community bus
70 O’Connor

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

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Erindale


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

MiWay is detouring buses while the roads are closed.

1C Dundas - Collegeway

From 10:45 until 11:10 a.m. Friday, November 11, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to The Collegeway and Mississauga Road, then proceed:

along their regular route southward along Mississauga.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

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

Westbound buses reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

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

From 10:45 until 11:10 a.m. Friday, November 11, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Dundas Street West and Mississauga Road, then proceed:

along their regular route eastward along Dundas West.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stop

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

Westbound buses reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stop

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

Detour_UTM_Remembrance_Day.jpg

44 Mississauga Road

From 10:45 until 11:10 a.m. Friday, November 11,southbound buses operate along their regular route to Outer Circle Road at Inner Circle Road [east], then detour:

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

Soutthbound** buses skip their regular stop

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

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

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

Northbound** buses skip their regular stop

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

The event in Streetsville also affects service along this route.

110 University express

From 10:45 until 11:10 a.m. Friday, November 11, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to The Collegeway and Mississauga Road, then proceed:

along their regular route southward along Mississauga.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

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

Westbound buses reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

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

Guelph


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

The event affects Guelph Transit service.

3A East Loop clockwise

Passengers should expect delays from about 9:45 a.m. until noon Friday, November 11 on Macdonell Street east of Wyndham Street North and Woolwich Street between the Sleeman Centre and Wyndham Street North / Eramosa Road.

3B East Loop counterclockwise

Passengers should expect delays from about 9:45 a.m. until noon Friday, November 11 on Woolwich Street between Wyndham Street North / Eramosa Road and the Sleeman Centre and on Wyndham Street North between Carden and Macdonell Streets.

12 General Hospital

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

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

5 Gordon

Inbound passengers should expect delays from about 9:45 a.m. until noon Friday, November 11 on Wyndham Streets South and North between Farquhar and Carden Streets.

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

10 Imperial

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

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

20 Northwest Industrial

Inbound passengers should expect delays from about 11 a.m. until noon Friday, November 11 on Wyndham Street North between Quebec and Carden Streets.

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

16 Southgate

Outbound passengers should expect delays from about 9:45 a.m. until noon Friday, November 11 on Wyndham Streets North and South between Carden and Farquhar Streets.

8 Stone Road Mall

Inbound passengers should expect delays from about 9:45 a.m. until noon Friday, November 11 on Wyndham Streets North and South between Farquhar and Carden Streets.

Outbound passengers should expect delays around 9 a.m. near John McCrae House on Water Street and from about 9:45 a.m. until noon on Wyndham Streets South and North between Carden and Farquhar Streets.

13 Victoria Road Recreation Centre

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

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

9 Waterloo

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

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

2A West Loop clockwise

Passengers should expect delays from about 9:45 a.m. until noon Friday, November 11 on Woolwich Street between Wyndham Street North / Eramosa Road and the Sleeman Centre and on Wyndham Street North between Carden and Macdonell Streets.

2B West Loop counterclockwise

Passengers should expect delays from about 9:45 a.m. until noon Friday, November 11 on Woolwich Street between the Sleeman Centre and Wyndham Street North / Eramosa Road.

11 Willow West

Inbound and outbound passengers should expect delays on Macdonell Street west of Wyndham Street North from about 9:45 until 11 a.m. Friday, November 11.

4 York

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

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Hamilton

See also Ancaster, Dundas and Stoney Creek.


Hamilton Remembrance Day Parade and Ceremony

The City of Hamilton is closing

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

Friday morning to accommodate the ceremony and parade.

The parade starts at the James Foote VC Hamilton Armories on James Street North and proceeds to the Cenotaph at Veterans Place in Gore Park. The City is not closing James Street North but the marchers may delay buses operating along the street.

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

Burlington Transit
1 Plains

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

From 10:30 until 11:30 a.m. Friday, November 11, buses operating toward Hamilton proceed along their regular route to Catharine Street North and King William Street,

ending their trips.

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

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

Burlington-bound buses skip their regular stop

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

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

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

Between 10:55 and 11:10 a.m. Friday, November 11, the City of Hamilton is closing the intersection of Main Street West and Bay Street South to honour fallen members of the Canadian Armed Forces. Hamilton-bound GO buses are not detouring, but will pull over to the curb lane and drivers will turn off engines.

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

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

Toronto-bound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

Hamilton Street Railway
6 Aberdeen

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

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

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

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

Instead, inbound buses drop off passengers at a temporary stop

  • on Hunter Street East east of James Street South.

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

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

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

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

Instead, outbound buses pick up passengers at a temporary stop

  • on Hunter Street East east of James Street South.
2 Barton

Inbound buses operate along their regular route.

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

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

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

  • on Hunter Street West at MacNab Street South, across from Park Street South and at Bay Street South,
  • on Bay Street South across from George Street,
  • on Bay Street North north of King Street East,
  • on York Boulevard across from Park and MacNab Streets North.
10 B-Line express

Eastbound buses operate along their regular route.

From about 10:45 until 11:30 a.m. Friday, November 11, westbound buses operate along their regular route to King Street East and Wellington Street, then detour:

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

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street East at Hughson Street North and
  • on King Street West west of James Street North.
3 Cannon

Inbound buses operate along their regular route.

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

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

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

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

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

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

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

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

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

along their regular route southward along James South.

Outbound buses skip their regular stop

  • in MacNab Terminal.
5 Delaware

Eastbound buses operate along their regular route.

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

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

Buses skip their regular stops

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

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

  • on Hunter Street West at MacNab Street South, across from Park Street South and at Bay Street South and
  • on Bay Street South across from George Street.
1 King (Hamilton GO Centre)

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

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

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

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

Outbound buses operate along their regular route.

1A King (University Plaza)

Eastbound buses operate along their regular route.

From about 10:30 until 11:30 a.m. Friday, November 11, westbound buses operate along their regular route to King Street East and Catharine Street, then detour:

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

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

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

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

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

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

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

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

along their regular route southward along James South.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • in MacNab Terminal.
51 University

Inbound buses operate along their regular route.

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

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

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

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

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

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

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

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

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

along their regular route southward along James South.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • in MacNab Terminal.
34 Upper Paradise

From about 10:30 until 11:30 a.m. Friday, November 11, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street West and Hughson Street South, then detour:

eastward along Main East to John South, ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on King Street East at James Street North.

Instead, inbound buses drop off passengers

  • on Main Street East at John Street South.

Outbound buses start their trips on Main Street East at John Street South, then proceed:

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

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

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

Instead, outbound buses drop off and pick up passengers

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

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

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

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

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

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

along their regular route southward along James South.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • in MacNab Terminal.

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Kitchener


The Royal Canadian Legion, Fred Gies Branch 50, is hosting a Remembrance Day ceremony at the Kitchener Cenotaph at Duke Street East and Frederick Street. The parade begins at 10:30 a.m. and proceeds from Young Street, along King Street East and then along Frederick Street to the Cenotaph for the ceremony.

Grand River Transit is detouring buses to accommodate the event.

7 Mainline

Kitchener-bound buses operate along their regular route.

Until 1 p.m. Friday, November 11, Waterloo-bound buses operate along their regular route to Gaukel Street and Charles Street West, then detour:

westward along Charles West to Victoria Street South,
resuming their long-term detour routing southward along Victoria South.

Waterloo-bound buses skip their regular stops

+on King Street West at College Street and west of Water Street North.

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

  • on Charles Street West west of Water Street South.

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Merritton


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

The event may affect St. Catharines Transit Commission service.

11 Hartzel - Thorold

Inbound buses operate along their regular route.

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

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

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Merritt Street at Oakdale Avenue, south of Elm Lane, south of Walnut Street, at Almond Street and at Glendale Avenue.
4 Oakdale / Pen Centre

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

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

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

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

Outbound buses reverse the inbound detour routing.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

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

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

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

Mississauga

See Erindale, Port Credit and Streetsville.


Newcastle


A ceremony at the Newcastle Community Hall affects Durham Region Transit and GO Transit service Friday morning.

Durham Region Transit
506 Clarington community bus

From 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Friday, November 11, westbound buses operate along their regular route to Mill Street South and Caroline Street, then detour:

westward along Caroline West;
northward along Baldwin Street to King Avenue West,
resuming their regular route westward along King West.

Westbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on King Avenue West at North Street.

Eastbound buses reverse the westbound detour routing.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on King Avenue West east of Baldwin Street.

The event in Bowmanville also affects service along this route.

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GO Transit
90 Lakeshore East

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

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

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

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

Eastbound buses reverse this routing.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

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Oakville


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

The event affects Oakville Transit service.

17 Kerr

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

southward along Chisholm; and then
westward along Lakeshore Road West to Kerr Street,
ending their trips.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

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

Northbound buses start their trips on Lakeshore Road West at Kerr Street, then proceed:

northward along Kerr to Bond Street,

resuming their regular route northward along Kerr.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Church Street west of Dunn Street,
  • on Randall Street at Navy Street,
  • on Forsythe Street across from Head Street and
  • on Bond Street across from Chisholm Street and at Kerr Street.

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14 Lakeshore West

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

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

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

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

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

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

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

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

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

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

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

Southbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops

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

Northbound buses leave Church Street just west of Allen Street, then proceed:

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

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Oshawa


The Region of Durham is closing

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

the City of Oshawa is closing

  • John Street West between Centre and Simcoe Streets South

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

The event affects Durham Region Transit and GO Transit services.

Durham Region Transit
402 King

From 10:25 a.m. until 11:45 a.m. Remembrance Day, Friday, November 11, expect delays as the parade crosses King and Bond Streets at Centre and Simcoe Streets.

900 PULSE

From 10:25 a.m. until 11:45 a.m. Remembrance Day, Friday, November 11, expect delays as the parade crosses King and Bond Streets at Centre and Simcoe Streets.

Eastbound buses operate along their regular route.

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

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

The event in Whitby also affects service along this route Friday, November 11.

407 Ritson / Colonel Sam
401 Simcoe

From 10:25 a.m. until 11:45 a.m. Remembrance Day, Friday, November 11, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Centre Street North and William Street West, then detour:

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

Soutbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

  • on Celina Street at Bruce Street,
  • on Elm Street at Simcoe Street South and
  • on Gibb Street at Centre Street South.

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

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

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

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

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411 South Courtice

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

southward along Celina;
westward along Elm and Gibb Streets; and then
northward along Nassau Street to John Street West,
resuming their regular route westward along John West.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on John Street East at Simcoe Street South and
  • on John Street West at Centre Street South and Nassau Street.

Eastbound buses operate along their regular route to John Street West and Centre Street South, then detour:

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

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on John Street West east of Centre Street South,
  • on John Street East east of Simcoe Street South and

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

  • on Centre Street South south of John Street West and at McGrigor Street,
  • on Gibb Street east of Centre Street South and
  • on Elm Street at Celina Street.
GO Transit
90 Lakeshore East
92 Oshawa / Yorkdale
52 Oshawa / York U

From 10:25 a.m. until 11:45 a.m. Remembrance Day, Friday, November 11, expect delays as the parade crosses King and Bond Streets at Centre and Simcoe Streets.

The events in Bowmanville and Newcastle also affect service along the 90 Lakeshore East route Friday, November 11. The event in Whitby also affects service along the 92 Oshawa / Yorkdale route Friday, November 11.

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Port Credit


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

23 Lakeshore

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

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St. Catharines

See also Merritton.


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

16 Brock - Glenridge

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

9 Geneva St

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

10 Glenridge - Pen Centre

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

8 Grantham - Lakeshore

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

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

1 Hospital - Port Dalhousie

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

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

6 Lake St

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

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

2 Ontario - Lakeshore

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

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

3 Pelham Rd

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

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

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

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

Outbound buses operate along their regular route to Carlisle and St. Paul Streets, then detour:

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

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on St. Paul Street West across from McGuire Street, west of Henrietta Street and at Dexter and McDonald Street.

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

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

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

15 West St. Catharines

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

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

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

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

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

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

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

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

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Stoney Creek


The City of Hamilton is closing

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

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

The Hamilton Street Railway is detouring buses during the event.

55 Stoney Creek Central

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

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

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

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

Eastbound buses reverse the westbound detour routing.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

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

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

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

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

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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Streetsville


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

The event affects MiWay service.

44 Mississauga Road

From about 10 a.m. until noon Friday, November 11, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Queen Street North and Britannia Road West, then detour:

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

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

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

Northbound buses reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

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

The event in Erindale also affects service along this route.

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Toronto

See also Downsview and East York.


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


Old City Hall

The City of Toronto is closing

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

to accommodate the ceremony.

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

6 Bay

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

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

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

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

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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502 Downtowner

From 9:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Friday, November 11, westbound buses operate along their regular route to Queen Street East and Jarvis Street, then detour:

southward along Jarvis;
westward along Richmond Street East; and then
northward along Church Street to Queen Street East,
ending their trips.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Queen Street East at Church, Victoria and Yonge Streets,
  • on Queen Street West at Bay Street, University Avenue and Simcoe Street,
  • on McCaul Street across from Stephanie Street and
  • in McCaul Loop.

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

  • on Church Street at Queen Street East.

Eastbound buses start their trips on Church Street at Queen Street East, then proceed:

along their regular route eastward along Queen East.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • in McCaul Loop,
  • on McCaul Street at Queen Street West,
  • on Queen Street West at 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 a temporary stop

  • on Victoria Street at Queen Street East.
501 Queen

From 9:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Friday, November 11, eastbound cars operate along their long-term detour route to King Street West and Spadina Avenue, then further detour:

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

Eastbound cars skip their regular stops

  • on Queen Street West at 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 north of Lombard Street and at Queen Street East.

Shuttle buses replace the cars between Shaw and Church Streets. Eastbound street car passengers may transfer to eastbound buses at Queen Street West and Shaw Street.

Westbound cars reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound cars skip their regular stop

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

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

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501 Queen shuttle

From 9:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Friday, November 11, eastbound buses start their trips on Strachan Avenue at Caniff Street, then proceed:

southward along Strachan;
westward along Douro Street;
northward along Shaw Street;
eastward along Queen Street West;
southward along University Avenue;
eastward along Adelaide Streets West and East;
northward along Church Street; and then
eastward along Queen Street East to Jarvis Street,
ending their trips.

Eastbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops

  • on Strachan Avenue at Canniff Street,
  • on Shaw Street north of King Street West and at Adelaide and Queen Streets West,
  • on Queen Street West at Strachan Avenue, Niagara, Tecumseth and Bathurst Streets, Augusta and Spadina Avenues, Peter and John Streets and University Avenue,
  • on Adelaide Street West east of University Avenue and at Bay Street,
  • on Adelaide Street East east of Yonge Street,
  • on Church Street north of Lombard Street and at Queen Street East and
  • on Queen Street East at Jarvis Street.

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

Westbound buses start their trips on Queen Street East at Jarvis Street, then proceed:

southward along Jarvis;
westward along Richmond Streets East and West;
northward along York Street;
westward along Queen Street West;
southward along Shaw Street;
eastward along King Street East; and the
southward along Strachan Avenue to Canniff Street,
ending their trips.

Westbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at stops

  • on King Street East at Church and Yonge Street,
  • on King Street West at Bay and York Streets,
  • on Queen Street West at University Avenue, west of Simcoe Street, at John and Soho Streets, Spadina and Augusta Avenues, Bathurst Street, Palmerston Avenue, Claremont Street, across from Strachan Avenue,
  • on Shaw Street south of Queen Street West and across from Adelaide Street West,
  • on King Street West east of Shaw Street and
  • on Strachan Avenue at Canniff Street.

Westbound bus passengers may transfer to westbound streetcars on Queen Street West at Shaw Street.

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Queen’s Park

The City of Toronto is also closing

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

to accommodate the Ontario Government’s Remembrance Day Ceremony.

The TTC is detouring bus service during the event.

5B Avenue Rd

From 8:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Friday, November 11, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Avenue Road and Bloor Street West, then detour:

westward along Bloor West;
southward along St. George Street; and then
eastward along College Street to University Avenue / Queen’s Park,
resuming their regular route southward along University.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

  • Bloor Street West at Bedford Road and
  • on College Street at McCaul Street and University Avenue.

Northbound reverse the southbound detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

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

Instead, northbound buses pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on College Street across from McCaul Street and at St. George Street and
  • on Bloor Street West across from Bedford Road.

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142 Downtown / Avenue Rd express

After 8:30 a.m. Friday, November 11, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Avenue Road and Bloor Street West, then detour:

westward along Bloor West;
southward along St. George Street; and then
eastward along College Street to University Avenue / Queen’s Park,
resuming their regular route southward along University.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Queen’s Park Crescent West beside Hart House and at College Street.

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

  • Bloor Street West at Bedford Road and
  • on College Street at McCaul Street and University Avenue.
94 Wellesley

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

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

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

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

Westbound buses operate along their regular route to Wellesley Street West and Bay Street, then detour:

southward along Bay;
westward along College Street; and then
northward along St. George Steet to Harbord Street / Hoskin Avenue,
resuming their regular route westward along Harbord.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

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

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

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

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Uxbridge


Uxbridge Remembrance Day Ceremony and Parade

The Township of Uxbridge is closing

  • Brock Street East between Main and Toronto Streets and
  • the intersection of Brock and Toronto Streets

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

The event affects GO Transit and Durham Region Transit services.

Durham Region Transit
950 Reach / Simcoe North

From 10:15 until 11:45 a.m. Remembrance Day, Friday, November 11, expect detours or delays near the intersection of Toronto and Brock Streets.

GO Transit
71 / 71A Stouffville / Toronto

From 10:15 until 11:45 a.m. Remembrance Day, Friday, November 11, southbound buses start their trips on Railway Street across from Albert Street, then proceed:

southward along Railway Street;
eastward along Brock Street West; and then
southward along Church Street to Toronto Street South,
resuming their regular route southward along Toronto South

Southbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Toronto Street North at Brock Street West

Northbound buses operate along their regular route to Toronto Street South and Peel Street, then detour:

northwestward along Peel;
northward along Victoria Drive;
eastward along Brock Street West;
northward along Spruce Street;
westward along Albert Street; and then
southward along Railway Street to just south of Albert,
ending their trips.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Toronto Street South at Poplar Street and
  • on Toronto Street North across from Albert Street.

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Vaughan

See Woodbridge.


Unionville


Unionville Remembrance Day Ceremony and Procession

The City of Markham is closing

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

Friday morning to accommodate events.

The event may affect York Region Transit service.

40 Unionville local

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

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Whitby


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

Durham Region Transit
900 PULSE

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

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

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

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

Eastbound buses reverse the westbound detour routing.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Dundas Street West east of King Street and
  • on Dundas Street East across from Perry Street.

The event in Oshawa also affects service along this route Friday, November 11.

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GO Transit
92 Oshawa / Yorkdale

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

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

Westbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Dundas Street East at Brock Street North.

Eastbound buses reverse the westbound detour routing.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Dundas Street West at Brock Street South.

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Woodbridge


A short parade between Market Lane on Woodbridge Avenue and the cenotaph on Wallace Avenue takes place. A ceremony follows at the cenotaph.

The events affect York Region Transit services.

10 Woodbridge

From about 10 a.m. until noon Friday, November 11, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Woodbridge and Kipling Avenues, then detour:

southward along Kipling;
eastward along Highway 7; and then
northward along Islington Avenue to Woodbridge,
resuming their regular route northward along Islington.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Woodbridge Avenue across from James Street, at Wallace Street and across from Clarence Street.

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

  • on Islington Avenue across from Woodbridge Avenue.

Westbound buses reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Woodbridge Avenue at Clarence Street, Market Lane and James Street.

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

  • on Islington Avenue at Highway 7 and
  • on Highway 7 at Kipling Avenue.

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

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


Inbound buses travel toward downtown.

Outbound buses travel away from downtown.