In case you were thinking of leaving the house this Civic Holiday Monday…

Here’s what’s open and what’s closed in Waterloo Region TODAY.


  • Garbage, recycling, organics and yard waste will be picked up on a normal Monday schedule
  • Grand River Transit (running on a Sunday schedule)
  • Transit terminals on Charles Street in Kitchener and Ainslie Street in Cambridge
  • Outdoor pools in Kitchener (check your favourite site for specific hours)
  • Some community centres and pools in Waterloo and Cambridge (check for specific hours)
  • Most, but not all, LCBO and The Beer Store locations
  • Most grocery stores and pharmacies (specific hours available at individual stores)
  • Region of Waterloo International Airport
  • Waterloo Region Museum (9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., with games and activities for children)
  • THEMUSEUM (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
  • Fairview Park Mall and Conestoga Mall (9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.)


  • Waste drop-off and compost pickup sites
  • Indoor pools in Kitchener, as well as community centres
  • Kitchener Public Library, Waterloo Public Library, Cambridge Idea Exchange and Region of Waterloo Library branches
  • Major bank branches
  • Municipal administration offices
  • Canada Post is not delivering mail