Thanksgiving Monday Closures

Thanksgiving Monday Closures

We hope all of our readers are having a lovely Thanksgiving. Here is a list of some of closures as a result of the Thanksgiving holiday here in Ottawa:

City Services

  • Garbage, green bin, yard trimming, and recycling pickup will not happen on Monday. All Monday pickups will happen on Tuesday, October 14th instead
  • The rest of the garbage/green bin etc. schedule will be delayed by one day. This means that if you usually receive garbage pickup in Wednesday, it will happen on Thursday, Thursday on Friday, etc.
  • All government offices, including City Hall, will be closed Monday
  • 311 contact centre open for urgent calls


  • The Rideau Centre is open from 10am to 6pm. All other major shopping malls, including Bayshore, St. Laurent, and Place D’Orleans will be closed
  • All LCBO stores will be closed
  • Almost all grocery stores in Ottawa are closed, except for the Metro and Loblaws on Rideau, which are both open 24 hours

Entertainment & Activities

  • All of the area museums, save the temporarily closed Museum of Science and Technology, will be open
  • Some pools will open, check for more information
  • All branches of the Ottawa Public Library will be closed

Transit and Parking

  • OC Transpo will operate on a Sunday schedule
  • All City of Ottawa parking restrictions and regulations apply as usual


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