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TO Canada With Love Honouring 150 Years



Broadcast time: 07:31
Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Public Safety - Special Events
416-808-5045


The City of Toronto will be hosting four sanctioned Canada 150 events, collectively known as TO Canada With Love Honouring 150 Years.

The four sites include Mel Lastman Square, Scarborough Civic Centre (which have historically been event sites, and will now be formally included in the 150 celebrations), Nathan Philips Square, and Humber Bay Park West. All sites will have licensed venues, and although some sites will have activations leading up to, and after, July 1, all sites will have a coordinated July 1 program with a pyrotechnic display.

Below are the associated road closures:

Nathan Philips Square:
Friday, June 30, 2017, Sunday, July 2, 2017, and Tuesday, July 3, 2017 from 9 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.
- Bay Street, full closure from Dundas Street West to Queen Street West, except access will be permitted for northbound traffic from Albert Street to Dundas Street in a dedicated lane
- Elizabeth Street, closed south of Foster Place
- Hagerman Street, closed from Elizabeth Street to Bay Street
- James Street, closed from Queen Street West

Nathan Philips Square:
Saturday, July 1, 2017, from 12 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.
- Bay Street, full closure from Dundas Street West to Queen Street West, except access will be permitted for northbound traffic from Albert Street to Dundas Street in a dedicated lane
- Elizabeth Street, closed south of Foster Place
- Hagerman Street, closed from Elizabeth Street to Bay Street
- James Street, closed from Queen Street West

Saturday, July 1, 2017, at 5 p.m. the road closures will expand to include:
- Bay Street closure will extend to Richmond Street
- Queen Street West, closed from Yonge Street to University Avenue, except access to the Sheraton Hotel from York Street in a dedicated lane

Mel Lastman Square:
Saturday, July 1, 2017, from 8 a.m. to Sunday, July 2, 2017, 1 a.m.
- Yonge Street, all southbound lanes from Park Home Avenue to North York Boulevard
Saturday, July 1, 2017, from 12 p.m., to Sunday, July 2, 2017, 1 a.m.
- Yonge Street all northbound lanes from Elmwood Avenue to Empress Avenue, including Hillcrest Avenue at Yonge Street.

Scarborough Civic Centre:
Thursday, June 29, 2017, at 8 a.m. to Sunday, July 2, 2017, at 8 a.m.
- Borough Drive, from Borough Approach East and Borough Approach West

Humber Bay Park West:
Saturday, July 1, 2017
- Lake Shore Boulevard and Humber Bay Park West

Motorists can expect delays.


For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.



Police Constable Constable Caroline de Kloet, Corporate Communications, for Michelle Flannery, Public Safety - Special Events