What's open and closed on Monday, Sept. 5 for Labour Day
News Posted by OttawaStart on September 04, 2011
- While most grocery stores & retail outlets in Ontario are closed, if you do need last-minute groceries, many Shoppers Drug Mart stores open on the holidays. Loblaws on Rideau is open from 10am-6pm, and the Metro in Rideau is open 24 hours.
- The Rideau Centre is open from 10am-6pm, along with most shops in the Byward Market. (Other malls in Ottawa and Gatineau will be closed.)
- OC Transpo operates with Sunday service. (Heads up - Fall schedules start on Sunday, September 4.)
- Many pools, arenas and fitness centres will be open on Labour Day for public swimming, aquafitness, skating and fitness classes with modified schedules. Please check ottawa.ca or the facility for details.
- Most SAQ (liquor stores) in Quebec are open.
- Movie theatres are open.
- Some, but not all museums - check individual web sites or call ahead.
- Ottawa's daily newspapers (Ottawa Citizen & Ottawa Sun) will publish.
- Grocery stores are closed.
- Beer stores and LCBO stores are closed.
- No curbside garbage, recycling, green bin or leaf and yard waste collection. Monday's pick-up will take place on Tuesday, September 6. In addition, the collection of garbage, green bin, leaf and yard waste and recycling materials will be delayed by one day for the remainder of the week.
- Banks are closed.
- Most programming at arts centres, archives, galleries, theatres and museums will not be offered on the Labour Day Holiday, however, clients should check ottawa.ca or their facility to confirm, as some exceptions may apply.
- All branches, departments and services of the Ottawa Public Library will be closed.
- City Hall and government service centres will be closed.
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