City of Toronto - Weekend road closures

    TORONTO, June 29 /CNW/ - A series of road and lane closures will take
place this weekend to accommodate street events in the City.

    HBC Run for Canada

    Sunday Closure:

    -   two eastbound lanes of traffic will be closed on Lake Shore Blvd.,
        from Ontario Dr. to Windermere Ave., on Sunday, July 1 from 5 a.m. to
        10 a.m.

    Canada Day Celebration at Queen's Park

    Sunday Closure:

    -   Queen's Park/Queen's Park Circle, from College St. to Charles St.,
        will be closed on Sunday, July 1 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
    -   alternative routes include Bay St. or Spadina Ave.

    Canada Day Parade

    Sunday Closure:

    -   Brimley Rd., from Lawrence Ave. to Progress Ave., will be closed from
        4 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and Borough Dr. (near the Scarborough Civic
        Centre) will be closed from Town Centre Crt. to Omni Dr. from 2 p.m.
        to 7 p.m. on Sunday, July 1.

    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 the Transportation Services' Road Info
Line at 416-599-9090 or visit

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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
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