What’s open and closed today, Colonel By Day

What’s open and closed today, Colonel By Day

Here is what is open and what is closed this Monday, Colonel By Day in Ottawa. It is not a statutory holiday, therefore many business are open.


Most retail outlets are open, but with reduced hours:

  • Bayshore Shopping Centre hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • St. Laurent Centre hours: 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Place D’Orleans hours: 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Rideau Centre hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.


  • More than 350 LCBO stores across Ontario are open. Visit their website for a searchable list.
  • The Beer Store hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., unless a location isn’t listed on this list.


City client services:

  • Ottawa City Hall and the city’s seven client service centres are all closed
  • City’s Provincial Offences Court is also closed
  • Ottawa’s 3-1-1 contact centre is open for urgent matters

Garbage and green bin:

  • Curbside green bin, recycling, or garbage collection has been cancelled for Monday and rescheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 5 and that one-day delay will happen the rest of the week.
  • The Trail Waste Facility is closed.


  • The same City of Ottawa parking regulations and restrictions apply on Colonel By Day.


  • OC Transpo will operate its Sunday schedule
  • ParaTranspo will operate a holiday service. Regular scheduled trips will be suspended.

Recreation services:

  • All beaches and some wading pools will be open, weather permitting.
  • Most registered programs at swimming pools, community centres and arenas are cancelled, though some exceptions apply

Cultural Services:

  • City Hall Art Gallery and OAG (Ottawa Art Gallery) Annex will remain open.
  • City of Ottawa Archives, arts centres, galleries, theatres and museums will be closed

Municipal child care services:

  • City-operated Child Care Centres will be closed.

Ottawa Public Library:

  • All branches and services of the Ottawa Public Library will be closed.

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