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November 19, 2004
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.

The Santa Claus Parade
Sunday closures and intermittent delays (between 6:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.):

Bloor Street, from Christie Street to Ossington Avenue, will be closed Sunday,
November 21 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 combination of full road and lane closures from
12:30 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, November 21 as follows:

  • Bloor Street, from Christie Street to Queens Park
  • Queens Park/University Avenue, from Bloor Street to Queen Street
    (including Queens 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 Sunday,
November 21 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 more information about these and other closures, check with Transportation
Services' Road Info line at 416-599-9090 or visit the City's Web site at

Media Contact:
Steve Johnston, Works and Emergency Services, 416-392-4391



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