If you're planning on driving around the city on Canada Day, then you will need to be aware of what routes are still available to you.
The following lane closures will be in effect during Canada Day celebrations:
1. Osborne Village Street Festival
Starting this Friday at 6:00 p.m. until midnight on Saturday, July 1, Osborne Street from River Avenue to McMillan Avenue at Confusion Corner will be closed to traffic for the Osborne Village Street Festival. Stradbrook Avenue, Wardlaw Avenue and Gertrude Avenue will also be closed between Nassau Street and Scott Street.
2. Canada Day Living Flag
This Saturday Portage Avenue East will be closed from 6 a.m. to 12 p.m. between Main Street and Westbrook Street, Portage Avenue will be closed from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. between Fort Street and Main Street and Main Street will be closed from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. between McDermot Avenue and Pioneer Avenue.
3. Transcona Biz Canada Day celebrations
This Saturday at 9 a.m. until 8 p.m., Regent Avenue West will be closed from Bond Street to Day Street.
Thinking of taking the bus? There is a free shuttle available between the Forks and the Osborne Street Festival on Saturday from noon until midnight. There will also be extra Route 11 buses running between The Forks and Assiniboine Park, although that is at full fair. Extra buses will also be waiting at The Forks and Assiniboine Park after the fireworks at each location.