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HAPPY CANADA DAY: What’s open and what’s not

Tickets are limited to 5,000 per day. Visitors must purchase tickets online in advance at toronto.ca/ferry.

Lifeguards will return to the four Toronto Island Park swimming beaches on July 1.

Services and amenities that are open at Toronto Island Park on Canada Day include washrooms, a splash pad, a first aid station, William Meany Maze, some food and beverage outlets and disc golf.

FIREWORKS AND BONFIRES

Family fireworks can be discharged on your private property without a permit on Canada Day, but people must comply with the City of Toronto fireworks bylaws.

Residents are asked not to discharge fireworks where they may be a nuisance, pose a risk of fire, injury or damage to any person or property.

A bylaw prohibits residents from setting off or selling fireworks in city-owned parks.

Residents are reminded that bonfires and the consumption of alcohol are not permitted in parks, beaches or public spaces.

ROAD CLOSURES

Some curb-lane closures, to accommodate new cafés/patios, will be in place on Wednesday for the first CafeTO locations throughout the city.

PUBLIC TRANSIT AND OTHER SERVICES

TTC service will operate on a Sunday schedule but service will begin early, at approximately 6 a.m.

The following amenities and attractions will be closed on Canada Day:
•       St. Lawrence Market
•       Toronto Public Library branches
•       City administrative services
•       High Park Zoo and Riverdale Farm

City of Toronto emergency and 24-hour services will operate on July 1.

VIRTUAL CANADA DAY CELEBRATIONS

This year, the city is joining other municipalities across Canada in hosting a national virtual Canada Day. All in-person Canada Day events have been cancelled.

Canada Day 2020 will feature four livestreamed segments on the city’s YouTube channel.

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