The August long weekend is upon us! Monday is actually a Civic Holiday and not technically a public holiday for all in Ontario. Yet we still have a few changes to keep in mind if you’re out and about the town this weekend.
You’ll see some closures and modified hours for businesses and services around Waterloo Region.
- Garbage, recycling, organic waste and yard waste will be collected at the curbside as normal
- The region’s residential waste drop-off and compost pickup sites will be closed
- On Monday, Grand River Transit will run on a Sunday schedule
- Local library branches will be closed Monday
- Canada Post will not deliver mail on Monday
- Many supermarkets and pharmacies are open modified hours or closed on Monday. Check with your local store for details
- Fairview Park Mall and Conestoga Mall are open from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- The Beer Store and LCBO locations will be open Monday (check local store hours)
- Major bank branches will be closed Sunday and Monday
- City of Kitchener community centres and indoor pools will be closed Monday, with outdoor pools open during specific hours
- In Cambridge, some community centres will be closed Monday while others will be open under modified hours
- Most municipal offices will be closed Monday