What's open and closed at the city of Montréal for the Canada Day holiday



    MONTREAL, June 30 /CNW Telbec/ - Several city of Montréal facilities and
attractions will remain open over the Canada Day holiday, while others either
will be operating on reduced schedules or closed.
    Most city offices will be closed Tuesday, July 1, 2008, including borough
and Accès Montréal offices and service points. Residents may consult borough
Web sites at: ville.montreal.qc.ca.

    Garbage and recycling collections
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    Dates and times for garbage and recycling pick-ups vary with each
borough. Please consult local weeklies or service points to check the schedule
in a particular neighbourhood.

    Sports and cultural facilities
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    Schedules for arenas, outdoor and indoor swimming pools, sports and
recreation centres, libraries and other cultural centres vary with each
borough. Residents should call 311 or contact the offices of these facilities
before leaving home to check whether they are open.

    Science centres
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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.
    The Planetarium (1000, rue Saint-Jacques) will be open Tuesday from
9 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information on shows and times, please consult the
Web site at: www.planetarium.montreal.qc.ca. Information: 514 872-4530.
    The Botanical Garden and Insectarium (4101 and 4581, rue Sherbrooke Est)
also will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Information: 514 872-1400.
    Further information on exhibitions is available at the following Web
sites: ville.montreal.qc.ca or www.museumsnature.ca.

    Other facilities
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    The municipal court, 775, rue Gosford, and its service counter at 303,
Notre-Dame Est will be closed. Information: 514 872-2964.
    Public markets will be open, on their regular schedules, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Information: 514 937-7754.
    Bonsecours Market (350, rue Saint-Paul Est) will be open, 10 a.m. to
6 p.m. Information: 514 872-7730.
    The Pointe-à-Callière Museum of Archaeology and History will be open from
10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Information: 514 872-9150.
    The Claude Robillard sports centre will be closed. Information:
514 872-6900.

    Ecocentres
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    Ecocentre Acadie (1200, boul. 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 6 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 (1100, rue des Carrières) 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
open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Information: 514 868-4277.
    Ecocentre de Saint-Michel (2475, rue des Regrattiers) will be open from
8 p.m. to 6 p.m. Information: 514 872-3267.
    (*) Please note that écocentres stop receiving material after 5:45 p.m.

    Parking
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    Parking metres remain in operation for the holiday and parking
restrictions must be respected at all times.




For further information:

For further information: Relations avec les médias, (514) 872-4946

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