Date: Thursday, November 9, 2023 

File: 23-40687 

Victoria, BC – Temporary CCTV cameras are being deployed and road closures are planned for Saturday’s Remembrance Day Parade and Ceremony. 

Road closures will begin at approximately 9:30 a.m. November 11 and will be in effect until approximately noon. 

Road closures include: 

  • Government Street from Fort Street to Superior Street; 
  • Belleville Street from Menzies Street to Douglas Street; 
  • Wharf Street from Fort Street, through Humboldt Street to Gordon Street. 

Additional road closures will be in place along Esquimalt Road from Admirals Road to Memorial Park. 

The Fairmont Empress will have varying levels of access to their Government Street driveway during the event, with restricted access from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. and again from 11:30 a.m. until noon. Access to the Coho Ferry terminal will be maintained. Please expect delays and arrive in plenty of time. 

Officers and volunteer Reserve Constables will be present to help keep everyone safe and to minimize traffic disruptions. For live updates on the events that day, including road closures and public safety information, please follow us on X (formerly Twitter) on our @VicPDCanada account. 

Temporary, monitored CCTV Cameras deployed 

As with previous events, we will be deploying our temporary, monitored CCTV cameras in support of our operations to ensure public safety and help maintain traffic flow. The deployment of these cameras is part of our operations to help keep the event safe, peaceful and family-friendly and is in keeping with both provincial and federal privacy laws. Temporary signs are up in the area to ensure that the public is aware. The cameras will be taken down once the events have concluded. If you have concerns about our temporary camera deployment, please email [email protected]. 


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