Regional service changes in observance of Remembrance Day

Posted on Thursday November 09, 2023

Waterloo Region – Here is the list of Region of Waterloo service changes for observance of Remembrance Day.

Service changes for Saturday, November 11: 

  • Grand River Transit (GRT) will operate on a regular schedule, however bus and train service will pause for two minutes at 11 a.m. to mark Remembrance Day.
    • There will be no ION light rail service between Grand River Hospital and Mill Stations from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., to accommodate the ceremony at the Kitchener cenotaph. Shuttle buses will be running and customers should board at 301R ION replacement stops.
    • The following bus routes will also be on detour during Remembrance Day ceremonies: 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 16, 20, 55, 57, and 204. For more information, visit
  •  All Waste Management sites are closed on Saturday November 11, and will be open for drop off on Monday, November 13.

Service changes for Monday, November 13: 

  • All Region of Waterloo museums will be closed.
  • All Regional administrative offices (99 Regina in Waterloo, 150 Frederick in Kitchener, 150 Main in Cambridge, airport administrative offices) will be closed.
  • Employment Services/Welcome Spaces (99 Regina, 150 Main, and 20 Weber) will be closed.
  • Home Child Care offices will be closed. For urgent issues, call 519-575-4400 and ask for Home Child Care.
  • Sunnyside Home administration will be closed.
  • Community Alzheimer Day programs in Kitchener, Waterloo and Cambridge will be closed. Overnight stay respite will be open.


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