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November 18, 2005
Weekend road closures for Santa Claus Parade
A series of road and lane closures and intermittent delays will take place this
Sunday, November 20 between 6:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. to accommodate the Santa
Claus Parade.

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

The parade route includes a number of full road and lane closures from 12:30
p.m. to 3:30 p.m., including:
  • 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 on
Sunday, November 20 from 1 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 Web site at

Media contact:

Steve Johnston
Sr. Communications Co-ordinator



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