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November 15, 2006
Weekend road closures for Santa Claus Parade
A series of road and lane closures and intermittent delays will take place this weekend to accommodate the Santa Claus Parade on Sunday, November 19.

Sunday closures and intermittent delays (between 6:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.):

Bloor Street, from Christie Street to Ossington Avenue, will be closed Sunday, November 19 from 6:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. to accommodate the set-up and formation area for the parade.

The parade route includes a number of full road and lane closures from 12:30 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. as follows:

• Bloor Street, from Christie Street to Queen’s Park
• Queen’s Park/University Avenue, from Bloor Street to Queen Street (including Queen’s Park Circle East)
• Queen Street, from University Avenue to Yonge Street
• Yonge Street, from Queen Street to Front Street
• Front Street, from Yonge Street to Church Street

Front Street, from Church Street to Jarvis Street, will also be closed from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. to accommodate the dispersal of the parade.

The public is encouraged to use public transit (TTC and GO) as a convenient, alternative choice whenever possible.

For further information about other closures, check with Transportation Services’ Road Info line at 416-599-9090 or visit the City’s website at

Media contact:
Steve Johnston, Sr. Communications Co-ordinator, 416-392-4391.



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