Toronto Transit Commission

Toronto Transit Commission

August 15, 2006 11:15 ET

Decorated Canadian war veterans and peacekeepers

can take TTC for free on Warriors' Day

Attention: Assignment Editor, City Editor, News Editor, Photo Editor, Government/Political Affairs Editor TORONTO ON--(CCNMatthews - Aug. 15, 2006) - On Saturday, August 19 - Warriors' Day at the Canadian National Exhibition - decorated Canadian war veterans and peacekeepers will be able to ride the TTC for free.

Canadian war veterans and peacekeepers will be required to show their service medals in place of paying a fare on that day. Our Operators and Collectors will be looking for your medals in order to grant you free entry onto the system. Please wear your Canadians service medals on Saturday, August 19.

Please note: the free ride offer is exclusive to Canadian war veterans and peacekeepers. Any person accompanying a Canadian war veteran or peacekeeper, who is not a veteran, will be required to pay the appropriate fare.

Contact Information

  • Marilyn Bolton, Media Relations
    Primary Phone: 416-393-3741