August 9, 2006
Complimentary transit for Veterans on Warriors' Day, August 19th
Families of deceased veterans are also welcome to take transit free-of-charge
Veterans and one companion, as well as immediate families of deceased veterans can travel all day, system-wide without charge.
Veterans can identify themselves to YRT/Viva drivers and fare inspectors by showing uniforms, medals, berets and blazers. The immediate family of a deceased veteran may identify themselves with documents, including an identification card or service papers.
Warriors’ Day was established in 1921 through the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE). The Warriors’ Day parade often marks the opening of the CNE and is an opportunity to remember fallen heroes who served bravely in
For route and fare information please visit www.yrt.ca
Route and fare information can also be obtained by calling the YRT Call Centre toll-free at
1-866-MOVE-YRT (668-3978), locally at (905) 762-2100 or TTY line at 1-866-276-7478. Live transit updates are available weekday mornings on A-Channel news between 6:35 a.m. and 8:35 a.m.
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Phone: (905) 830-4444