Sep 01, 2019
By Amber Gero
Monday is Labour Day and that means that a number of places will be closed for the holiday.
All LCBO stores, government offices and banks will be closed. As will all Toronto libraries, recreation centres and indoor pools.
There is also no mail delivery or garbage collection Monday.
Certain Beer Stores will be open however, along with some malls.
The TTC will be operating on a holiday schedule and GO Transit will run on a Sunday schedule.
The annual Labour Day parade will also be taking place in downtown Toronto (see below for details) between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Road closures will begin around the formation area for the parade starting at 7 a.m.
University Avenue between Queen Street West and Armoury Street
– Departs from University Avenue and Queen Street West
– Southbound on University Avenue
– Westbound on Queen Street West
– Southbound on Dufferin Street
– Dispersal Area: Exhibition Place Grounds Canadian National Exhibition Entrance
Road Closures (Starting at 9 a.m.):
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 a.m.
Traffic diversions and delays can be expected in the area commencing 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.
TTC streetcar service, both eastbound and westbound, will be diverted starting at 9 a.m.
Motorists are advised to keep this information in mind when making travel plans.