The Weekly

Updates & Reminders

Road Closures & Event Notices

Fan Expo Canada

Date: August 24 – 27, 2023

Location: Curb Lane Closures

  • Front St (south curb lane), from Lower Simcoe St to John St
  • Lower Simcoe St (west curb lane), from Intercentennial Dr to Bremner Blvd
  • Bremner Blvd (north curb lane), from Lower Simcoe St to Ceremonial Dr

PIDC Mabuhay Philippines Parade

An application was submitted by Suzy Llanera, from Philippine Independence Day Council, to temporarily close the road in connection with the PIDC Mabuhay Philippines Festival at NPS, and associated parade.

  • Date: August 27, 2023
  • Route: Starting at 11 am at the Queen St W and Bay St intersection, traveling south to King St, west to University Ave, north to Queen St W, and finishing at Queen St W and Bay St by 12:30 pm

Metrolinx construction notice: Overnight geotechnical borehole drilling on Queen Street and Simcoe Street

Please see the attached construction notice of overnight borehole drilling on Queen Street West and Simcoe Street beginning September 3, 2023.

  • Expected Timeline: September 3 – 30, 2023
  • Hours of work: 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday to Thursday

Enbridge Utility Work

Date: Week of September 4, 2023

Location: 16 Widmer Street

  • West side of Widmer St. on the sidewalk
  • 6 hours to complete – temporary restoration will be completed same day

Toronto International Film Festival

Date: September 7 – 17, 2023

Locations: Various

Road Closure: September 5 – 19, 2023

The 48th Toronto International Film Festival runs from September 7 – 17, 2023. Associated events will result in partial lane restrictions as well as full road closures between September 5 – 19, 2023. Click here for more details of affected streets and applicable dates.

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Toronto Night Economy Review

The City will be hosting two virtual meetings to gain insights and feedback on how bars, restaurants, and other entertainment venues – including nightclubs – are defined, licensed and zoned in Toronto.

Meeting Details

  • September 6, 6:30 PM to 8 PM 
  • September 7, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Learn More and Register

ArtWalk 2.0 Launch Event

Join us at a VIP evening under the stars as we officially unveil ArtWalk 2.0. Be the first to experience the new AR art pieces, and learn about the impact of outdoor public art in building vibrancy and a sense of community within the urban environment.

Date: Wednesday, August 30, 2023 

Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Place: Roy Thomson Hall, lower outdoor patio


Grand unveiling and walking tour of three AR art pieces led by notable Toronto architect Joël León providing rich historical story-telling of the downtown west. Cocktails and catering from Lobster Burger Bar.

Small Business Forum – Limited Booths Available

Opportunity to grow your business and engage with the community.

Date: October 30, 2023

Time: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM 

Venue: Metro Toronto Convention Centre

B2B providers of small business goods and services including legal services, accounting firms, marketing agencies, website developers and designers, investors, consultants, and HR services providers, can now reserve booths to exhibit and sell at this signature event. Exhibitors will have the opportunity to showcase and offer products and services to over 2,000 forum attendees and network with small business owners and entrepreneurs, fellow exhibitors, sponsors and government representatives.

Learn More