**** HRM Media Release
Remembrance Day Ceremonies – Traffic Delays
Residents and motorists are advised there will be a number of rolling street closures and traffic delays across the region on Monday, Nov. 11, to facilitate Remembrance Day processions at local ceremonies honouring veterans and those still serving with the Canadian Armed Forces.
Parades will be marching to the following locations on Monday morning:
- Cenotaph at Royal Artillery Park off Queen Street, Halifax, parade starts at the Armouries on North Park Street at 10:15 a.m.
- Province House on Hollis Street, Halifax, parade starts at Maritime Museum of the Atlantic on Lower Water Street at 10:10 a.m.
- Cenotaph at Grand Parade, Halifax, parade starts two blocks south of Grand Parade on Barrington Street at 10:30 a.m.
- Cenotaph at the Royal Canadian Legion Hall Branch #152, Sussex Street, Spryfield, parade starts at Shoppers Drug Mart parking lot (315 Herring Cove Rd.) at 10:45 a.m.
- Cenotaph at Sullivan’s Pond, Dartmouth, parade starts at Royal Canadian Legion, Somme Branch #31 on King Street at 10:30 a.m.
- Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #164, 1341 Main Road, Eastern Shore, parade starts at Catholic Church lot at 1570 Shore Rd. at 10:30 a.m.
- Cenotaph at Cole Harbour Place, Cole Harbour, parade starts at Cole Harbour District High parking lot at 10:30 a.m.
- Royal Canadian Legion, Dieppe Branch #90, 2234 Rocky Lake Dr., Waverley, parade starts at 2156 Rocky Lake Dr. at 10:45 a.m.
- Cenotaph at Sackville Heritage Park, Memory Lane, Sackville, parade starts at Cobequid Road Transit Terminal at 10:45 a.m.
Groups will march back following the conclusion of each ceremony, so there may be traffic delays as late as 1:30 p.m. in some areas. There may also be processions not included here for events being held in other areas of the municipality.
Police will be escorting the parades and directing traffic in the surrounding areas, so motorists are advised to watch for increased pedestrian volumes throughout the morning. Those attending Remembrance Day ceremonies are encouraged to give themselves extra time to allow for parking.
Residents are encouraged to take a moment on Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. to remember those who have served, and continue to serve our country during times of war, conflict, and peace.