What's open and closed in Montréal over the Christmas and New Year's holiday 2013-2014

MONTREAL, Dec. 18, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - A number of Ville de Montréal facilities will remain open during the Christmas and New Year's holiday, while others will have a specific schedule. Most city offices will be closed from December 23 to January 2, inclusive, including all borough and Accès Montréal offices.

PICKUPS

Several pickups will be cancelled or postponed over the holidays. Please consult the list below. Regular service is maintained unless otherwise listed below.

Note: If snow-loading operations occur on the same day as pickups, we ask that residents remove their items temporarily from the curb to facilitate snow removal.

Garbage pickup (cancelled or postponed)

Borough December 25, 2013 January 1, 2014
Ahuntsic-Cartierville Cancelled Cancelled
LaSalle Will be held on
December 28
Will be held on January 4
Sud-Ouest
 
Will be held on
December 27
Will be held on January 3
Rosemont-La Petite-
Patrie
Will be held on
December 28
Will be held on January 4
Verdun Will be held on
December 26
Will be held on January

Recyclable pickup (cancelled or postponed)

Borough December 25, 2013 January 1, 2014
Ahuntsic-Cartierville Will be held on
December 27
Will be held on January 3
Plateau-Mont-Royal Will be held on
December 27
Cancelled
Sud-Ouest Will be held on
December 27
Will be held on January 3
Outremont Will be held on
December 26
Will be held on January 2
Rivière-des-Prairies-
Pointe-aux-Trembles
Cancelled Cancelled
Rosemont-La Petite-
Patrie
Will be held on
December 28
Cancelled
Verdun Will be held on
December 26
Will be held on January 2
Ville-Marie Will be held on
December 26
Will be held on January 2
Villeray-Saint-
Michel-Parc-
Extension
Will be held on
December 27
Cancelled

Bulky item pickup
Regular service is maintained in all the boroughs, except the following:

  • Rivière-des-Prairies-Pointe-aux-Trembles and Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie: cancelled
  • Sud-Ouest: Pickups scheduled for December 25 and January 1 will be held December 27 and January 3.
  • Villeray-Saint-Michel-Parc-Extension: Pickups scheduled for Christmas Day in the François-Perreault area will be held on December 26.

Pickup of kitchen waste
Regular service is maintained in all the participating boroughs, except Villeray-Saint-Michel-Parc-Extension, where the pickups scheduled for December 25 will be held on December 28. Pickups scheduled for January 1 are cancelled.

Pickup of Christmas trees
The pickup of Christmas trees will be held after January 3, 2014. Residents will be asked to leave their Christmas trees at the curb, without their ornaments, in front of their residence, before 7 a.m. on pickup day. This is a special pickup different than the household waste pickup.

ECOCENTRES

All ecocentres will be closed December 22 to 26, inclusive, and December 29 to January 2, inclusive. For more information on ecocentres, please consult the Environnement section at  www.ville.montreal.qc.ca

SPORTS AND CULTURAL FACILITIES

Arenas, swimming pools, sports centres, libraries and cultural centres will follow different schedules depending on the borough. Residents are asked to contact those facilities, or check the schedules on the Web.

The Complexe sportif Claude-Robillard will be closed on December 24, 25, 26 and 31, as well as January 1 and 2, 2014. Information: 514 872-6900.

The Pointe-à-Callière, Montréal Museum of Archaeology and History will be closed on December 25 and January 1.  The museum will be open according to regular schedule on December 27, 28, 29 and 30. The museum will be open on December 26 and January 2, from 1 p.m. Information: 514 872-9150, or www.pacmusee.qc.ca

SPACE FOR LIFE

The Botanical Garden, Biodôme, Insectarium and Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium will be closed on December 23, 24 and 25 as well as January 6, 2014, and open on December 26, 27, 28, 29, 30 and 31, as well as on January 1, according to regular schedule.

Please visit the Web at espacepourlavie.ca for information.

MUNICIPAL COURT AND OTHER FACILITIES

The Montréal municipal court (775, rue Gosford) will be closed from December 24 to January 2, inclusive. Information: 514 872-2964.

The service counter at 303, rue Notre-Dame Est, as well as the municipal court points of service will be closed December 24 to 26, as well as December 31 to January 2. These points of service will be open on December 27 and 30, from 8:30 to 4:30.

The public markets will be open according to regular schedule, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., except December 25 and 26, as well as January 1 and 2.

The Bonsecours Market (350, rue Saint-Paul Est) will be closed December 25 and January 1. The market will be open for business according to the following schedule:

  • December 26 and January 2, from noon to 6 p.m.
  • December 23, 24, 27, 28, 29, 30 and 31, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

PARKING

Please note that parking pay stations remain operational throughout the holidays and that motorists must also obey the no-parking signs.

For more information on services available, Montrealers may visit their borough Website via the Montréal portal at ville.montreal.qc.ca 

SOURCE Ville de Montréal

For further information:

Media line
Direction de communications
Ville de Montréal
514 872-4946