Today is predicted to be the busiest travel day of the year. Pearson airport says they are ready for the rush but they’re reminding you to give yourself lots of extra time when heading to catch your flight, check the status of your flight before heading to the airport and if you’re traveling with gifts, make sure they are unwrapped for easy pre-flight inspection.
There are 3-more shopping days before Christmas. Today and tomorrow are expected to be the busiest shopping days of the year so expect the stores to be jammed and parking spaces in short supply. Many stores and malls are now on extended hours through the weekend, but will close early on Christmas Eve.
Parents, keep in mind a lot of schools are doing a half-day or early dismissal today. Check the notes that came home from school.
Once again this year, kids can track Santa’s journey around the world on NORADSanta.org.
If you’re using transit to get around over the holidays, the TTC is running on regular schedule on Monday, on a Sunday schedule for Christmas Day and then Holiday Service on Boxing Day. As for Go Transit, they are running an “early home” schedule on Christmas Eve. Christmas Day is a Sunday schedule and then a Saturday schedule for Boxing Day.
LCBO locations will close at 6pm on Christmas Eve. This year 50 stores in select area will be open on Boxing Day.
The likelihood of a white Christmas in the G.T.A. is not good. Environment Canada says there is only a 30% chance of flurries on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
Police are reminding everyone that the Festive RIDE Program will continue daily into the New Year. Plan ahead and don’t drive impaired.
Photo Credit: noradsanta.org