Part of Danforth to be closed for Greek parade today

Organizers expect thousands of people to watch the Greek Independence Day parade

Organizers expect thousands of participants and spectators at today's Greek Independence Day parade in Toronto. 

The event starts at 1 p.m. on Danforth Ave east of Jones Ave. The parade will assemble at the Eastern Commerce Collegiate Institute. 

The parade will take the following route:

Assembly Area: Eastern Commerce Collegiate Institute
- north on Euston Avenue
- west on Danforth Avenue
Dispersal: Danforth Avenue, west of Jackman Avenue

Danforth Ave will be closed between Donlands Broadview Aves.


Premier Kathleen Wynne will host today's edition of The Province live from the parade. Tune in to Newstalk 1010 at 1 p.m. 

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  1. arthur posted on 03/23/2014 11:36 AM
    I hear Rob Ford will be there. should he be allowed back on the danforth?
    residents lock your doors or Ford will run into your homes drink your booze and get shtfaced.
    1. Dawn posted on 03/23/2014 01:36 PM
      @arthur Hopefully he isn't driving. Toronto has the largest group of Greeks outside of Greece so it's not unusual that he would campaign for their votes. Greece is entering it's 7th year of recession...
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