News release

Canadian Forces Veterans Ride Free on August 20 – Warriors’ Day Parade

City services | August 10, 2016

Canadian Forces veterans and a friend may ride for free with MiWay on Saturday, August 20 to attend the 95th Warriors’ Day Parade.

“MiWay is proud to support the Warriors’ Day Parade and the Canadian Forces veterans for the sacrifices they have made for their country,” said Geoff Marinoff, director, Transit.

To receive a free ride on MiWay, veterans must identify themselves to a transit operator by wearing their uniform or displaying a medal or any other item that distinguishes them as a veteran.

The Warriors’ Day Parade is a tradition that originated in 1921. It occurs annually at the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) in Toronto. This year’s event marks 95 years of honouring the Toronto Garrison. The parade begins at 10:30 a.m.

Plan your MiWay trip by visiting or by calling 905-615-INFO (4636) for customized route and schedule information.

Media Contact:
Keisha McIntosh-Siung
Senior Communications Advisor, (A) Transportation and Works
City of Mississauga
905-615-3200 ext. 5818