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August 8, 2007
Weekend road closures
A series of road closures will take place this weekend to accommodate street events in the city.

Taste of The Danforth

Friday to Sunday closure:

Danforth Ave., from Broadview Ave. to Jones Ave., will be closed in both directions from Friday, August 10 at 11 a.m. to Sunday, August 12 at 11:59 p.m.

The Chinatown Festival

Saturday to Sunday closure:

The southbound lanes of Spadina Ave., from St. Andrew’s St. to Sullivan St., will be closed from Saturday, August 11 at 7 a.m. to Sunday, August 12 at 10 p.m.

Public Celebration of the Life of Honest Ed Mirvish

Sunday closure:

Bloor St., from Bathurst St. to Markham St., will be closed on Sunday, August 12 from 2:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. to accommodate this event.

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 Transportation Services’ Road Info line at 416-599-9090 or visit the city’s website at

Toronto is Canada’s largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.6 million people. It is the economic engine of Canada and one of the greenest and most creative cities in North America. In the past three years Toronto has won more than 50 awards for quality and innovation in delivering public services. Toronto’s government is dedicated to prosperity, opportunity and liveability for all its residents.

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



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