Canada Day 2022

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Child making sidewalk art for Canada Day

Canada Day events

Peterborough Canada Day Parade

The Peterborough Canada Day Parade, presented by Cogeco, returns on Friday, July 1, 2022. The parade will depart from the intersection of George Street North and McDonnel Street at noon, proceeding south down George Street to Morrow Park.

Temporary road closures for the event will occur along the route on July 1, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. as follows:

  • Dublin Street – from the east side of Aylmer Street to the west side of Water Street
  • London Street – from the east side of Aylmer Street to the west side of Water Street
  • McDonnel Street – from the east side of Aylmer Street to the west side of Water Street
  • Murray Street – from the east side of Aylmer Street to the west side of Water Street
  • George Street – from the south side of Parkhill Road West to the north side of Brock Street

George Street from Brock Street to McGill Street is being treated as a rolling road closure.

Transit route detours during closures

Route 2 Chemong southbound trips will travel from Simcoe Street to Aylmer Street to Lansdowne Street to Park Street. Route 2 northbound trips from Lansdowne Place will use King George Street to Park Street to Lansdowne Street to Aylmer Street.

Route 4 Weller eastbound and westbound trips will be running on a loop. The westbound loop will travel between the terminal, Parkhill Road and Chandler Crescent. The eastbound loop will travel between Water Street, Simcoe Street and the Museum. Passengers wishing to connect to the opposite loop must cross George Street.

Route 6 Sherbrooke westbound trips will use Parkhill Road to Reid Street to Simcoe Street. During the rolling closure only, route 6 eastbound from the terminal will travel via Simcoe Street to Aylmer Street to McDonnel Street to Reid Street to Parkhill Road.

Route 22 Blue Community Bus will detour from George Street to Parkhill Road to Reid Street to McDonnel Street to Aylmer Street and back to Charlotte Street.

Starting at 7 a.m. Route 23 Red Community Bus will use McDonnel Street to Aylmer Street to Simcoe Street; during the rolling closure Route 23 will use McDonnel Street to Aylmer Street to Romaine Street.

Transit customers with questions can contact Transit Customer Service at 705-745-0525.

For more details please visit the website

Ribbon cutting: UN Peacekeepers Monument

The City of Peterborough and the UN Peacekeepers Association will host a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, July 1, 2022 at 9 a.m. for the UN Peacekeepers Monument in the City’s new Urban Park at Charlotte and Aylmer streets. 

The Frank Poley (Peterborough) Chapter, Canadian Association of Veterans in UN Peacekeeping is holding a celebration of this occasion. 

Charlotte Street east of Aylmer Street to George Street will be temporarily closed from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the event.

City Services

Many City services will offer modified service or holiday hours on Canada Day, Friday, July 1, 2022.

City Hall

City Hall offices, including Building Services, the Clerk’s Office and the Tax Office, will be closed. Online services are available at

Arenas Division

Community arenas, the Peterborough Memorial Centre and the arenas division office will be closed July 1.

The Grant Thornton Box Office is available online at to purchase event tickets.

Art Gallery of Peterborough

The Art Gallery of Peterborough will be closed on July 1.

To stay up-to-date with the Gallery’s exhibits, programs and summer camps, please visit, or follow their social media pages on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

Garbage, recycling and green waste

Garbage, recycling and green waste will not be collected on Friday, July 1. Collections for this date will move to Monday, July 4.  

Residents who normally have Friday collection must have their garbage, recycling and green waste set out to the curb by 7 a.m. on Monday, July 4. All other collections that week will remain unchanged.

The Household Hazardous Waste Depot and the Peterborough County and City Waste Management Facility (landfill) will be closed on July 1.

The Pido Road Recycling Depot remains open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

For more details, please call the City of Peterborough Waste Management Division at 705-742-7777 ext.1657.

Peterborough Museum and Archives

The Peterborough Museum and Archives and gift shop are open from noon to 5 p.m. on July 1.

Information on exhibit and events is online at

Peterborough Public Library

Peterborough Public Library will be closed on Friday, July 1.

Visit the Library’s website for digital downloads and information on programs and events.


Peterborough Transit will operate on a Sunday/holiday service schedule on July 1. Please visit the website or call 705-745-0525 for detailed schedules.

Sport and Wellness Centre

The Peterborough Sport and Wellness Centre will be open form 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. on  July 1.

Summer camps will operate July 4 through to September 3. Registration is available online at or by calling 705-742-0050.


The Peterborough Marina office will be open from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on July 1. To contact the Marina, please phone 705-745-8787 or email

City beaches

Lifeguards will be on duty at the two City-operated beaches at Beavermead Park and Rogers Cove on July 1 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Provincial Offences office

The Provincial Offences office at 99 Simcoe St. will be closed on July 1. Fine payments can be made online at

Social Services office

The Social Services office at 178 Charlotte St. will be closed. Emergency shelter services remain open by phone at 705-926-0096 after hours, during weekends and on holidays.

Child care centres

City-operated child care centres will be closed on July 1.

Public Works

Public Works can be reached at 705-745-1386. This line is answered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.