/R E P E A T -- What's open and closed at the Ville de Montréal on Labour Day/



    MONTREAL, Sept. 3 /CNW Telbec/ - Several Montréal municipal facilities
will be open on Labour Day, while others will be operating on reduced
schedules or closed on September 7, 2009.
    Most municipal offices will be closed on Monday, September 7, including
borough and Accès-Montréal offices as well as local service points. Citizens
also may visit www.ville.montreal.qc.ca or call 311 for information.
    
    Garbage, recycling and bulky item pickups
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    Household garbage, recycling and bulky item pickup will take place as
usual in all the boroughs where pickup is on Monday.
    Bulky item pickup is cancelled in the following boroughs: Plateau-Mont-
Royal, Rosemont--La Petite-Patrie and Villeray--Saint-Michel--Parc-Extension.
    
    Sports and cultural facilities
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    Arenas, swimming pools, sports centres, libraries and cultural centres
also follow varied schedules set by their respective boroughs. Citizens are
asked to contact personnel at these facilities to check on days and times of
operation.
    
    Science facilities
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    The Biodôme (4777, avenue Pierre-De Coubertin) will be open from 9 a.m.
to 6 p.m. Information: 514 868-3000. You may also visit www.biodome.qc.ca.
    The Montréal Planetarium (1000, rue Saint-Jacques) will be open from
12:45 p.m. to 5 p.m. You may visit www.planetarium.montreal.qc.ca.
Information: 514 872-4530.
    The Montréal Botanical Garden and Insectarium (4101, rue Sherbrooke Est
and 4581, rue Sherbrooke Est) will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Information:
514 872-1400. You may also visit www2.ville.montreal.qc.ca/jardin or
www2.ville.montreal.qc.ca/insectarium.
    
    Other facilities
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    The Montréal municipal court (775, rue Gosford), as well as the service
counter at 303, rue Notre-Dame Est, will be closed. Information: 514 872-2964.

    Public markets will be open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Information: 514
937-7754. You may visit www.marchespublics-mtl.com.

    Marché Bonsecours (350, rue Saint-Paul Est) will be open from 10 a.m. to
9 p.m. Information: 514 872-7730.

    Pointe-à-Callière, Montréal Museum of Archaeology and History, will be
open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Information: 514 872-9150. You may log on to
www.pacmusee.qc.ca.

    The Claude-Robillard sports complex is closed, except for the outdoor
tennis courts, which will be open to the public from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Information: 514 872-6900 or 514 872-1144.
    
    Ecocentres
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    Ecocentre Acadie (1200, boulevard Henri-Bourassa Ouest) will be open from
8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Information: 514 872-1376.
    Ecocentre de la Côte-des-Neiges (6925, chemin de la Côte-des-Neiges) will
be open from 8 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. Information: 514 872-3517.
    Ecocentre Eadie (1868, rue Cabot) will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Information: 514 872-8359.
    Ecocentre Petite-Patrie will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Information:
514 872-7706.
    Ecocentre de Rivière-des-Prairies (11400, rue Léopold-Christin) will be
closed. Information: 514 868-4277.
    Ecocentre de Saint-Michel (2475, rue des Regrattiers) will be open from 8
a.m. to 6 p.m. Information: 514 872-3267.
    
    Parking
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    Please note that meters will operate at all times on the holiday and that
motorists also must obey no-parking signs.




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