Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Labour Disruption - Special Events and Canada Day Events

Information as a result of the labour disruption

June 30, 2009 - 9:00 a.m. Special Events and Canada Day Events
(see at the bottom for Canada Day Events that are scheduled to take place)

All City-run scheduled events at Nathan Phillips Square, Metro Square, other civic squares and in parks are cancelled. Call Access Toronto at 416-338-0338 to confirm if an event is proceeding. Some large special events that are not organized by the City will go ahead as scheduled.

All City-run Canada Day events and those that had permits to take place on City property are cancelled. If the strike ends by the end of the weekend (Sunday, June 28), some of these events may be able to go ahead, on a modified basis.

The following Canada Day events have been cancelled

Amesbury Canada Day, Amesbury Park
Ashbridges Bay Fireworks

Canada Day Event, Earlscourt Park
Somali-Canada Day, Earl Bales Park
Ontario Australian Football Championships, Colonel Samuel Smith Park
Peanut Town Festival, Oriole Park - North
East York Toronto Canada Day, Stan Wadlow Park
MPP Canada Day Event - Don Valley West MPP, Flemingdon Park
Shomoy Mela, Detonia Park
Canada Day Celebrations, Thompson Memorial Park/ Miliken District Park
Canada Day Celebration, St.James Park
New Country Canada Day Jam, Woodbine Park
16th Annual Neighbours Together, Riverdale Park East
Canada Day Festival, Kew Gardens
Canada Day, Mel Lastman Square

There are many other Canada Day events that are not City-run and are scheduled to take place. These events include:

Canada Day at Harbourfront Centre
Canada Day at Ontario Place
Toronto Ribfest and Fireworks at Centennial Park
Canada Day at the Toronto Zoo
Annual Canada Day Jam Woodbine Park
Canada Day at Downsview Park

Fireworks - Canada Day Fireworks at; Downsview Park: July 1 at 10 pm Price: Free

Festival of Fire at Ontario Place: at 10:30 pm Price: General Admission ($11.75 - $17.75)