What's open and closed for the Civic Holiday
Published Friday, August 3, 2012 2:38PM EDT
Monday’s Civic Holiday, known as Colonel By Day in Ottawa, means holiday changes and closures across Ontario.
Banks, post offices and government service centres like Ottawa’s City Hall and Elgin Street courthouse are closed Aug. 6.
Pickup of residential garbage, recycling and green bins is pushed back from Monday to Tuesday, with other collections also pushed back a day.
Garbage will be collected from multi-residential buildings on Monday, but recycling is delayed a day throughout the week as well.
OC Transpo is operating a Sunday schedule with extra service to routes 8, 94, 95 and 105.
The Rideau Centre is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., the St. Laurent Centre and Place d’Orleans from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. and the Bayshore Shopping Centre from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
City-operated childcare centres are closed, as is the Ottawa Public Library and its branches.
Some recreation facilities are open, with users asked to check before heading over. Most recreation programs are closed, with a few exceptions.
Monday is a public holiday in every province but P.E.I and Quebec.