Filming Notice - September 8 to October 16

Film Notice

The City of Brantford Economic Development and Tourism Department is pleased to welcome the crew from Departure Season 2 who have been setting up for filming in the City since September 8, 2020. The cast will join the crew later in the month, with filming for the second season scheduled to begin September 29. They will be filming exterior scenes on the dyke trail near the Birkett Lane crossing between River Road to Erie Avenue, as well as on neighbouring properties.

The film crew will prepare the sites between September 8 to October 2 from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  Filming will occur from October 3 to 11 between the hours of 5:00 a.m. and midnight. The wrap-up days are October 12 to 16 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.

A filming notice will be distributed to affected residents in the vicinity.

Anticipated Impacts

  • Road Closure – Birkett Lane west of Erie Avenue to River Road
    • September 8 to October 16
  • Trail Closure – Dyke Trail from River Road to Erie Avenue
    • September 29-October 16
    • Detours to be posted along Baldwin and Erie Avenue
    • Review the detour route on a map at our trails page

About the Production 

Departure is a Canadian conspiracy web television series based on a mysterious train crash, with a race to pinpoint possible suspects and motives. Season 1 followed the mystery of Flight 716 – a passenger plane that vanishes over the Atlantic Ocean.

For questions or concerns, please contact Economic Development and Tourism staff at or 519-751-9900.