Keeping with tradition, the annual Labour Day Parade, celebrating the strength and solidarity of workers, is set to take place in Toronto on Monday, September 2.
And whether you’re planning on watching the parade or you’ll be driving in the area, there are a number of road closures to look out for.
- An epic fireworks display is happening just outside of Toronto this weekend
- Here’s what’s open and closed in Toronto on Labour Day
According to the Toronto Police, the road closures will begin around the formation area for the parade starting at 7 am on Monday, which is located at University Avenue between Queen Street West and Armoury Street.
- Departs from University Avenue and Queen Street West
- Heads southbound on University Avenue
- Turns westbound on Queen Street West
- Continues southbound on Dufferin Street
- Dispersal area is Exhibition Place Grounds Canadian National Exhibition Entrance
- University Avenue from Richmond Street West to Dundas Street West
- Armoury Street from University Avenue to Chestnut Street
- Centre Avenue from Armoury Street to Dundas Street West
- Queen Street West from Bay Street to Dufferin Street
- Dufferin Street from Queen Street West to Exhibition Grounds
The public is being asked not to park within the parade route after 7 am and traffic diversions and delays can be expected in the area from 9 am and until 2 pm.
Additionally, TTC streetcar service, both eastbound and westbound, will be diverted starting at 9 am.