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June 23, 2006
Weekend road closures
  
A series of road and lane closures will take place this weekend to accommodate street events in the city.

Pride Day Festivities

Weekend closures:

  • Church Street, from Carlton Street to Wellesley Street, will be closed from Friday, June 23 at 7 p.m. to Monday, June 26 at 6 a.m.

  • Church Street, from Hayden Street to Dundonald Street, will be closed from Saturday, June 24 at 2 a.m. to Monday, June 26 at 6 a.m. (full road closure).

    Pride and Remembrance Run - Saturday, June 24
    Wellesley Street, from Jarvis Street to (and including) Queen's Park Circle, will be closed on Saturday, June 24 from 9 a.m. to noon.

    Dyke March - Saturday, June 24
    March route: starting at Church and Hayden Streets, north on Church Street to Bloor Street East, west on Bloor Street East to Yonge Street, south on Yonge Street to Wood Street, and east on Wood Street back to Church Street.
  • Closed from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (march is from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.)

    Pride Parade - Sunday, June 25
    Formation area: Rosedale Valley Road, from Bayview Avenue to Park Road.
    Parade route: starting at Church Street and Bloor Street East, west on Bloor Street East to Yonge Street, south on Yonge Street to Gerrard Street, and east on Gerrard Street back to Church Street.
  • Closed from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (parade from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.)


    Kensington Market Pedestrian Sunday

    Sunday closure:

    Parts of the following roads will be closed on Sunday, June 25 from noon to 10 p.m. to accommodate this event.
  • Augusta Avenue
  • Baldwin Street
  • Kensington Avenue

    The public is encouraged to use public transit (TTC and GO) as a convenient, alternative choice whenever possible. For more information about these and other closures, check with the Transportation Services’ Road Info line at 416-599-9090 or visit http://www.toronto.ca/transportation.


    Media contact:

    Steve Johnston
    Sr. Communications Co-ordinator
    416-392-4391


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