Media AdvisoryNovember 9, 2021
The City of Toronto will host a Remembrance Day ceremony at Old City Hall on Thursday, November 11, to honour Canadians who have made the ultimate sacrifice while serving our country during times of war, military conflict and in peacekeeping. Mayor John Tory will deliver remarks at the ceremony.
Date: November 11, 2021
Time: 10:45 a.m.
Location: Old City Hall (60 Queen St. W.)
A livestream of the Old City Hall ceremony will be available on the City’s YouTube channel starting at 10:55 a.m.
Media pool feed
To encourage and maintain physical distancing, CP24 will provide pool coverage of the Old City Hall ceremony at Toronto TOC and/or Dejero Multipoint as part of the Network COVID pools distribution plan. For further information on this option, contact Troy Gallant at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Also to support physical distancing, print reporters and/or photographers planning to attend the ceremony are asked to RSVP to email@example.com.
Remembrance Day services will also be held at the following locations:
Scarborough War Memorial (at Danforth and Kingston roads)
East York Civic Centre Memorial Gardens, 850 Coxwell Ave.
Etobicoke Civic Centre Cenotaph, 399 The West Mall
York Civic Centre Cenotaph, 2700 Eglinton Ave. W.
Fort York National Historic Site, 250 Fort York Blvd.
The City will adhere to provincial regulations and public health guidelines, which require anyone attending an outdoor event to wear a mask or face covering where physical distancing of two metres cannot be maintained. Toronto Public Health reminds individuals to stay home if they are sick or experiencing symptoms of COVID-19.
The following streets near Old City Hall will be closed from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Thursday, November 11, with no parking, Buses will be diverted:
Bay Street, from Albert Street to Richmond Street
Queen Street, from Yonge Street to east of York Street
James Street, from Queen Street to Albert Street
Local access only to Albert Street from Bay Street south
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