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Canadian Forces Veterans Ride Free to Warriors' Day Parade

Aug 05, 2014

Canadian Forces veterans and a friend may ride free with MiWay on Saturday, August 16, 2014 to the Warriors’ Day Parade.

The Warriors' Day Parade is a tradition that began in 1921 and occurs annually at the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) in Toronto. The parade begins at 10:30 a.m.

“This is our way of paying tribute to the veterans of Canada by offering them a free ride on August 16,” said Geoff Marinoff, director, Transit. MiWay joins Canada in recognizing the 2014 commemoration of The Great War (1914-1918) 100th anniversary and the 70th anniversary of D-Day.

To ride MiWay for free veterans must identify themselves to a transit operator by wearing their uniform or showing a medal or another item that distinguishes them as a veteran.
 
Twittercue: MiWay offers Canadian Forces veterans and a friend a free ride on August 16 in recognition of the Warriors’ Day Parade at the CNE miway.ca.

Customers can find customized route and schedule information by using MiWay's online trip planner Click n’ Ride or by calling 905-615-INFO (4636) for customer information. To view scheduled departure times on the go, visit m.miway.ca or download the MiWay app for the iPhone.

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